2013 Agenda

 

Monday, May 13

10:00

Registration

10:30

Pre-Conference Workshops

Rm 1018 Team-Based Learning
Larry Michaelsen, University of Central Missouri
Rm 1017 Emerging Instructional Technologies
Innovation in Learning Center, USA
Rm 1025 USAonline Sakai Refresher and Look Ahead
Innovation in Learning Center, USA

1:00

Keynote Address

Auditorium Inspiring Student Inquiry in Courses that Matter: The Case for Research Across the Curriculum
Jenny Shanahan, Bridgewater State University

2:00

Concurrent Session I

Rm 1017 Technology I
Chair, Stephanie Hulon
2:00 Using Teamwork to Prepare Preservice Teachers to Integrate Technology
Stephanie Hulon and Sue Gober, School of Education, University of Mobile
2:20 Using Mixed Reality Simulation to Improve Learning
Christine Ogilvie, College of Professional Studies, Special Education, University of West Florida
Rm 1018 Team-Based Learning I
Chair, Julie Estis
 2:00 Utilizing Team Based Learning in Health Sciences
Susan Gordon-Hickey and Julie Estis, Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of South Alabama, Coral Gubler, Physical Therapy, University of South Alabama and Cindy Stanfield, Biomedical Sciences, University of South Alabama 
 Rm 1025 Learning Communities
Chair, Douglas Haywick
 2:00 Using High Impact Practices to Increase Student Success: Where Do We Get More Bang for Our Buck?
Nicole Carr, Academic Affairs, University of South Alabama, Cecelia Martin, Institutional Research, University of South Alabama and Krista Harrell, Student Center Operations, University of South Alabama
2:20 A Case for Flexibility When Designing Learning Community Options for Freshmen Students Enrolled at Colleges and Universities
Douglas Haywick, Department of Earth Sciences, University of South Alabama 
2:40 Lessons Learned: Critical Thinking about the “MythBusters” Learning Community
Christopher Freed and Philip Carr, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, University of South Alabama 
Rm 2010 Pedagogy I
Chair, Amanda Creel 
2:00 Rats, Roaches, and Drugs, Oh My! Teaching Scene Safety to EMS Students Using Simulation
Amanda Creel,  and Jason Brooks, Emergency Medical Services Training, University of South Alabama and Alison Rudd, Department of Nursing, University of South Alabama
2:20 Using Essay Assignments to Promote Reading and Preparation for Class Discussion
Claudia Stanny, School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences, University of West Florida 
2:40 Creating a Connected Open Classroom: Tools, Assignments, and Guidelines
Fredrick Baker, Instructional Design and Development, University of South Alabama 
Room 2048  Online Learning I
Chair, Suhana Chikatla
2:00 Business Intelligence for Quality Course Design
Terrance Harrington, Department of Instructional Technology, University of Alabama-Birmingham
2:20 The Mini-Module: Simple, Low Cost, Web-Based, Instructional Modules that Can Be Created by Amateurs: Burn Surgery Instruction for Dummies
Joseph Ogrodnik, University of South Alabama Medical Center 
2:40 mLearning 3.0: Mobile Technologies that Promote Learning on the Go
Suhana Chikatla, Department of eLearning, Wallace State and Royce Sutton, Department of Drafting, Wallace State 

3:00

Break

3:15

Keynote Address

Auditorium Getting the Most Out of Group Work
Larry Michaelsen, University of Central Missouri

4:30

Welcome Reception & Poster Session

6:30

Dinner (on-your-own at The Shed)

Tuesday, May 14

8:00-4:00

Registration

8:30

Welcome & Keynote Address

Auditorium Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning
José Bowen, Southern Methodist University

10:00

Break

10:15

Concurrent Sessions II

Rm 1017 Research
Chair, T. Grant Glover
10:15 An Undergraduate Honors Project Developing a Gas Adsorption Measurement Device
T. Grant Glover, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of South Alabama, Thomas Thomas, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of South Alabama, and Lauren Gibbs, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of South Alabama
10:35 Integrating Research, Service-Learning and Active Learning Techniques into a Professional Program Curriculum
Jean Irion and Coral Gubler, Department of Physical Therapy, University of South Alabama
10:55 Genetics Course Design – Integrating Actual Research into the Classroom
Glenn Borchert, Department of Biology, University of South Alabama 
 Rm 1018 Team-Based Learning II
Chair, Karen Peterson
 10:15 Interactive Activities in the Collaborative Learning Classroom
Chondra Freeman, Adult Health Nursing, University of South Alabama 
 10:35 Preparing Students to Function Successfully in Teams
Brenda Litchfield, Department of Professional Studies, University of South Alabama 
10:55 Team-Based Learning for Critical Thinking in Humanities
Karen Peterson, Department of English, University of South Alabama 
Rm 1025 Creative Teaching
Chair, Barbara Brousseau 
10:15 Enhancing Learning and Engagement in Discussion Board Interactions
Susan Nash, College of Arts and Sciences, Troy University and Karen K. Shader, eTROY Director of Instructional Design, Troy University
10:35 A Communicative Feast in Paris
Barbara Brousseau, Department of World Languages, University of Mobile 
10:55 Giving Students a Choice: Using Content-Focused Activities to Guide Lecture
Kristina Miller, Maternal Child Nursing, University of South Alabama
Rm 2010  Traditional Teaching
Chair, Janden Richards
10:15 The Further Adventures of the Luddite Professor: On MOOC’s, Intellectual Monoculture, and the Academic Market
Doug Marshall, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, University of South Alabama 
10:35 Rethinking Diachronicity in Panoramic Literature Courses
Federico Perez-Pineda, Department of Foreign Languages, University of South Alabama 
10:55 OldTech/NewTech:  Helping Students to Become Self-Taught
Janden Richards, Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Spring Hill College 
Rm 2048  Technology II
Chair, Doug Haywick
10:15 Using i>clicker to Enhance Performance, Participation, and Attendance in the Classroom
Amanda Gunnell, i>clicker
10:35

Web Conferencing for Online Learning: The BigBlueButton Solution
Fred Dixon, Blindside Networks, and Jason Smith, Innovation in Learning Center, University of South Alabama 

10:55 Using Online Tutors to Help Students Achieve Higher Academic Performance
Barry Berman, Smarthinking and Vaughn Millner, College of Continuing Education, University of South Alabama

11:15

Break

11:30

Concurrent Sessions III

Rm 1017 Social Media
Chair, Pamela Simpson
11:30 Using & Teaching Social Media & Online Communities
Diane Gibbs, Department of Visual Arts, University of South Alabama
11:50 Let’s Hang Out: Using Google Hangout in Your Course
Kenley Obas, Associate VP of Information Technology, Alabama State University
12:10 Is Your Class Pinteresting?
Pamela Simpson, Department of Foreign Language, Georgia Perimeter College 
Rm 1018 Team-Based Learning III
Chair, Srinivas Palanki
11:30 Using Team-Based Leaning (TBL) in a First Year Experience Course
Nancy Howell, Arts and Sciences Advising Center, University of South Alabama 
11:50 Team-Based Learning: An Organic Adoption
Jeff Landry, School of Computing, University of South Alabama and Dawn McKinney, School of Computing, University of South Alabama
12:10 Team-Based Learning in a Senior Chemical Engineering Class
Srinivas Palanki, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of South Alabama 
Rm 1025 Online Learning II
Chair, Tracey Taylor-Overholts
11:30 Networking Research Papers
Donald McDonald, Sorrell College of Business, Troy University and Karen Shader, eTROY Director of Instructional Design, Troy University 
11:50 Maintaining a Presence: Trials and Triumphs of Faculty Blogging Through China and Ireland
Peggy Delmas, Paige Vitulli and Susan Santoli, Department of Leadership and Teacher Education, University of South Alabama 
12:10 Moving Orientation Online: A Nursing Challenge
Tracey Taylor-Overholts and Todd Harlan, Department of Adult Health Nursing, University of South Alabama and Rosemary Rhodes, Department of  Nursing, University of South Alabama 
Rm 2048 Technology III
Chair, Charles Brown 
11:30 Creating iBooks Using Interactive Technologies to Use as Teaching and Learning Materials
Lindsay Parvin and John Strange, Department of Professional Studies, University of South Alabama 
11:50 Electronic Measurement of Learning Strategies and Academic Alchemy: Can an Ordinary Student Be Transmuted into a Spectacular Student?
Charles Brown, Joshua Foster and Timothy Slattery, Department of Psychology, University of South Alabama 
12:10 Tuskegee University Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
Luther Williams, Executive Vice President and Provost, Tuskegee University 

12:30

Lunch

1:30

Keynote Address

Auditorium The New Science of Learning
Terry Doyle, Ferris State University

2:45

Break

3:00

Concurrent Sessions IV

Rm 1017  Collaboration
Chair, Sarah Koon-Magnin
3:00 Benefits of Using Controversial Topics as Tools for Learning
Sarah Koon-Magnin and Corina Schulze, Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice, University of South Alabama 
3:20 Recruiting Kindergarteners into the School of Computing
Debra Chapman, School of Computing, University of South Alabama 
3:40 Forensic Science: A Unique Opportunity for a Collaborative Teaching Adventure
Gail Shelly and Larissa Walker, Department of Natural Sciences, University of Mobile 
 Rm 1018 Teaching Practice
Chair, Ronald Styron
3:00 Team-Based Learning: A Strategy to Enhance Student Engagement
Ronald Styron, Academic Affairs, University of South Alabama 
3:20 The Virtual Teaching Model
Wanda Wade, School of Education, University of West Florida
3:40 Open Discussion
 Rm 1025 Learning Outcomes
Chair, Jack Dempsey 
3:00 Elemental Learning as a Conceptual Framework Applied to an Online Health Informatics Course
Jack Dempsey, Innovation in Learning Center, University of South Alabama and Harold Pardue, School of Computing, University of South Alabama 
3:20 Motivating Unmotivated Students: When All Else Fails
Richard Penaskovic, Department of Philosophy, Auburn University and Stacey Nickson, Biggio Center for Teaching and Learning, Auburn University 
3:40 Open Discussion
Rm 2048  Pedagogy II
Chair, Patricia Turnipseed 
3:00 Designing Instruction for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) According to Cognitive Load Theory, Schema Theory, and Gagné’s Theory of Instruction
Ron Morgan, Emergency Medical Services Education, University of South Alabama 
3:20 Practicing What We Preach: Utilizing Cooperative Learning Teams in Teacher Education Courses
Patricia Turnipseed, Leadership and Teacher Education, University of South Alabama 
3:40 Classroom Demonstration of Experimental Method using Levels of Processing Theory
Laura Powell, Department of Psychology, University of South Alabama