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Friday, October 16
 

8:30am PDT

Welcome & Keynote
Speakers
avatar for Mike Caulfield

Mike Caulfield

Director of Blended and Networked Learning, Washington State University
Mike Caulfield is currently the Director of Blended and Networked Learning at Washington State University Vancouver. He has worked in educational technology since 1997. His early efforts were the Persona Project, an attempt to integrate English Composition classes with the creation... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 8:30am - 9:45am PDT
1: CERAS 101

9:55am PDT

dLRN Overview
Research Opportunities, Research Capacities, and Future Work

Moderators
avatar for Dave Cormier

Dave Cormier

UPEI
Dave Cormier is an educational activist, researcher, online community advocate and the Project Lead for Student Relations Management at the University of Prince Edward Island. He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive/Open Online Courses), and the impact... Read More →

Speakers
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Myk Garn

Vice Chancellor for New Learning Models, University System of Georgia
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patricia james

Executive Director, California Community Colleges' Online Education Initiative
Pat has been a leader in Distance Education in California for 16 years. She has taught multimedia production courses online, was chair of the ASCCC Technology Committee, and won the Chancellor's Office Technology Innovators' award in 2008 and the Exemplary Technology Program Award... Read More →
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Carol Lashman

California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative
avatar for Barbara Means

Barbara Means

Director, Center for Technology in Learning, SRI Education
Evaluating the effectiveness of digital learning Issues in implementing online and blended learning Using learning analytics to improve education outcomes. See http://a4l.sri.com
avatar for Jacquie Moen

Jacquie Moen

VP, Online Education Platforms, Smithsonian Institution
avatar for Michael Moore

Michael Moore

VP for Academic Affairs, University of Arkansas System
Michael K. Moore is leading the University of Arkansas System’s eVersity- a new 100% online university that will begin offering classes in Fall 2015 (eversity.uasys.edu). He has extensive experience in building, launching, and managing innovative online degree programs. Moore’s... Read More →
avatar for Luc Paquette

Luc Paquette

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Luc Paquette was a post-doctoral researcher working with Ryan Baker at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is representing Teachers College as a member of the dLRN project. Luc's expertise is in the analysis of log files of students using digital learning environment to build... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Teasley

Stephanie Teasley

Research Professor, University of Michigan
Learning Analytics & Higher Ed
avatar for Candace Thille

Candace Thille

Director, Stanford Open Learning Initiative
Candace Thille is a pioneer in learning science and open educational delivery. Founding director of the Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University, part of which shifted to Stanford when she moved, she has done groundbreaking work on using cognitive science and rich data... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 9:55am - 10:55am PDT
5: Barnum Hub

9:55am PDT

Individualized Learning 1
A Value Proposition Study for Certification, Micro-credentialing and Digital Badging (Petrillo)

Strategically Designed Personal Learning Environments (PLEs): A Natural Recipe for Engaged Learning (Dabbagh)

Customizable Modalities for Individualized Learning: Examining Patterns of Engagement in Dual-Layer MOOCs (Crosslin & Dellinger)

Moderators
avatar for Professor George Siemens

Professor George Siemens

Associate Director of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute, Athabasca University
George Siemens is an educator and researcher on learning, networks, analytics and visualization, openness, and organizational effectiveness in digital environments. He is the author of Knowing Knowledge, an exploration of how the context and characteristics of knowledge have changed... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Matt Crosslin

Matt Crosslin

Learning Innovation Coordinator, LINK Research Lab, UT Arlington
Husband | Daddy | Music Lover | Artist | Ed Tech Retro-Futurist | Professor | Foodie | ScifFi Addict | Metamodernist | Spiritual Antagonist | Connectivist
avatar for Nada Dabbagh

Nada Dabbagh

Professor, Learning Technologies, George Mason University
Nada Dabbagh is Professor and Director of the Division of Learning Technologies in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. She holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Design from The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Dabbagh teaches graduate courses... Read More →
avatar for Justin T. Dellinger

Justin T. Dellinger

Research Coordinator/Lecturer, UT Arlington
Justin works in the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington. He serves as the project manager for the Digital Learning Research Network grant and performs research in the areas of MOOCs, instructional design, faculty... Read More →
avatar for Tracy Petrillo

Tracy Petrillo

Chief Learning Officer, EDUCAUSE
As the EDUCAUSE Chief Learning Officer, Dr. Tracy Petrillo is responsible for the strategic planning of career development programs and resources that build the capacity of higher education professionals through conferences and institutes, both face-to-face and online. Tracy has led... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 9:55am - 10:55am PDT
7: Barnum 116

9:55am PDT

Innovation & Work 1
Terms of Service? Affective Digital Labor in Academia (Bessette)

Class struggle over the virtual classroom (Rees)

Unaffiliated or Multi-Affiliated: Exploring Adjunctification in Higher Ed (Hogue & Keefer)

Moderators
avatar for Kate Bowles

Kate Bowles

Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong
I'm a Media & Communications academic at the University of Wollongong, and was Head of Educational Design during our recent institutional LMS transition. With Dr Karina Luzia, I'm the co-founder of the CASA blog for Australian academic casuals (actualcasuals.wordpress.com) and I write... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Lee Skallerup Bessette

Lee Skallerup Bessette

Faculty Instructional Consultant, University of Kentucky
I am a faculty instructional consultant at the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky. I have over 15 years of teaching experience in higher education, largely at regional, public institutions. I have written extensively about teaching... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Hogue

Rebecca Hogue

PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa
I’m Rebecca J Hogue (@rjhogue). I’m a blogger (http://rjhogue.name, http://bcbecky.com, and http://goingeast.ca), a scholar, an educator, and aspiring writer. I'm a PhD Candidate at the University of Ottawa and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Massachusetts-Boston... Read More →
avatar for Jeffrey M. Keefer

Jeffrey M. Keefer

Director of Training & Knowledge Management (Urban Parks) + Educational Researcher + Professor, New York University & The Trust for Public Land
Director of Training & Knowledge Management (Urban Parks) + Educational Researcher + Professor = Actor-Network Theory + Liminality + Connected Learning
avatar for Jonathan Rees

Jonathan Rees

Professor of History, Colorado State University - Pueblo
Amateur tech critic. Professional historian.


Friday October 16, 2015 9:55am - 10:55am PDT
1: CERAS 101

9:55am PDT

Systemic Impacts 1
Emancipation and Acceptable Use: Administrative Policies and Digital Redlining in Higher Education (Gilliard)

Unpicking binaries: Exploring how educators conceptualize and make decisions about openness (Cronin)

Taking a broad, global and systematic approach to eLearning evidence synthesis for health professionals: findings from our Cochrane collaboration research initiative (Zary, Lilienthal, J. Car, Semwal, Nikolaou, Barman, L. Car)

Moderators
avatar for Kristen Eshleman

Kristen Eshleman

Director of Digital Innovation, Davidson College
As Director of Digital Learning Research & Design, Kristen coordinates the design and research of campus-wide experiments supported by digital learning. Digital Learning R&D functions as an independent research initiative in Academic Affairs, focused on the design and support of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Linda Barman

Linda Barman

Chief Digital Officer and Educational Developer, Karolinska Institutet
MOOCs and innovative ideas of how to implement digital solutions that drive student learning. Also, research related to the digitization of higher education.
avatar for Catherine Cronin

Catherine Cronin

open educator; educational developer, National University of Ireland, Galway
Hi, I'm Catherine Cronin - open educator, open researcher, and educational developer at NUI Galway (now settled in Ireland, but originally from New York City). My work focuses on open education, digital identity, and digital & network literacies. I recently completed my PhD in the... Read More →
avatar for Hugh Culik

Hugh Culik

One of my interests is Samuel Beckett's embodiment of mathematical issues in his work, a tactic that seems part of his engagement with issues of completeness, consistency, completeness, and representation. This literary interest leads me to see the critical study of technology as... Read More →
avatar for Chris Gilliard

Chris Gilliard

My field is Rhetoric and Composition, but lately most of my work has focused on questions about privacy, surveillance, and ownership of data, especially in regards to students.
avatar for Charoula Konstantia Nikolaou

Charoula Konstantia Nikolaou

Research Fellow in eLearning and eHealth, LKCMedicine, Imperial College & Nanyang Technological University
avatar for Nabil Zary

Nabil Zary

Director of the Centre for Learning and Knowledge (CLK), Karolinska Institutet


Friday October 16, 2015 9:55am - 10:55am PDT
6: Cubberly 115

10:55am PDT

Morning Break
Friday October 16, 2015 10:55am - 11:10am PDT
2: CERAS 2nd Floor Lobby

11:10am PDT

Plenary Panel: Sociocultural Implications
Speakers
avatar for Marcia Devlin

Marcia Devlin

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Quality), Federation University Australia
I am interested in being BOLD - Blended, On-Line and Digital - in ways that include all students, regardless of their socioeconomic status and familial experience with university. Sometimes digital education excludes some of those it should really include. We can do better :)
avatar for Djenana Jalovcic

Djenana Jalovcic

doctoral student, Athabasca University
Doctoral student in distance education researching experiences of studying online for post-secondary students with disabilities.
avatar for George Station

George Station

Lecturer, Cal State Monterey Bay
George Station is currently a lecturer at Cal State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB). He currently teaches multiple class sections of First Year Seminar with the theme Technology and Society. He has participated on several campus committees such as the Academic Senate Technology Committee... Read More →
avatar for Bonnie Stewart

Bonnie Stewart

University of Prince Edward Island
Bonnie Stewart is a writer, educator, and researcher fascinated by who we are when we're online. She explores the intersections of knowledge and technologies in her work, taking up networks, institutions and identity in contemporary higher education. Published in Salon.com, The Guardian... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 11:10am - 12:10pm PDT
1: CERAS 101

12:10pm PDT

Lunch
Friday October 16, 2015 12:10pm - 1:20pm PDT
2: CERAS 2nd Floor Lobby

12:30pm PDT

Ethics of Collaboration Workshop
Almost There - Virtually Connecting: How friends changed the virtual conference experience

Speakers
avatar for Maha Bali

Maha Bali

Associate professor of practice, American university in Cairo
Maha Bali is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is co-founder of virtuallyconnecting.org (a grassroots movement that challenges academic... Read More →
avatar for Autumm Caines

Autumm Caines

Associate Director of Academic Technology, Capital University
Hi! I'm Autumm Caines @autumm on Twitter and yep those are 2 m's. I'm the Associate Director of Academic Technology at Capital University in Columbus Ohio. I blog at http://autumm.edtech.fm I like to help people in Ed Tech connect with one another through this thing called Virtually... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Hogue

Rebecca Hogue

PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa
I’m Rebecca J Hogue (@rjhogue). I’m a blogger (http://rjhogue.name, http://bcbecky.com, and http://goingeast.ca), a scholar, an educator, and aspiring writer. I'm a PhD Candidate at the University of Ottawa and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Massachusetts-Boston... Read More →
avatar for Whitney Kilgore

Whitney Kilgore

Cofounder & CAO, iDesign
Whitney is the Chief Academic Officer at iDesign working with institutions of higher education to build high quality online and blended learning programs. Her primary areas of focus are faculty professional development, personalized adaptive digital content, and learner engagement... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm PDT
1: CERAS 101

12:30pm PDT

Individualized Learning Workshop
Creating and Assessing Authentic Learning Environments

Speakers
avatar for Evan Friss

Evan Friss

Assistant Professor of History, James Madison University.
Evan Friss is a Faculty Associate with James Madison University's Center for Instructional Technology and is an Assistant Professor of History. His book, The Cycling City: Bicycles and Urban America in the 1890s has just been published by The University of Chicago Press.
avatar for Elaine Kaye

Elaine Kaye

Instructional Designer, James Madison University
avatar for Nicole Wilson

Nicole Wilson

Senior Instructional Designer, James Madison University


Friday October 16, 2015 12:30pm - 1:15pm PDT
3: CERAS 204

1:20pm PDT

Plenary Panel: Innovation and Work
Speakers
avatar for Lee Skallerup Bessette

Lee Skallerup Bessette

Faculty Instructional Consultant, University of Kentucky
I am a faculty instructional consultant at the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at the University of Kentucky. I have over 15 years of teaching experience in higher education, largely at regional, public institutions. I have written extensively about teaching... Read More →
avatar for Kate Bowles

Kate Bowles

Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong
I'm a Media & Communications academic at the University of Wollongong, and was Head of Educational Design during our recent institutional LMS transition. With Dr Karina Luzia, I'm the co-founder of the CASA blog for Australian academic casuals (actualcasuals.wordpress.com) and I write... Read More →
avatar for Petra Dierkes-Thrun

Petra Dierkes-Thrun

Lecturer, Stanford University
Humanities and Digital Pedagogy Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Contingent labor in an elite university
avatar for Jeffrey M. Keefer

Jeffrey M. Keefer

Director of Training & Knowledge Management (Urban Parks) + Educational Researcher + Professor, New York University & The Trust for Public Land
Director of Training & Knowledge Management (Urban Parks) + Educational Researcher + Professor = Actor-Network Theory + Liminality + Connected Learning


Friday October 16, 2015 1:20pm - 2:20pm PDT
1: CERAS 101

2:30pm PDT

Reflection and making sense
Moderators
avatar for Kristen Eshleman

Kristen Eshleman

Director of Digital Innovation, Davidson College
As Director of Digital Learning Research & Design, Kristen coordinates the design and research of campus-wide experiments supported by digital learning. Digital Learning R&D functions as an independent research initiative in Academic Affairs, focused on the design and support of... Read More →

Friday October 16, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
8: CERAS 435

2:30pm PDT

Ethics of Collaboration and Sociocultural Implications 1
Competency based digital Open Learning Activities as an innovative conceptual model to facilitate and promote healthcare education (Barman, Zary, Stathakarou, Vaitsis)

The HumanMOOC: A Community of Inquiry for Online Instructors (Al Freih & Kilgore)

Online Communities of Practice and Networked Learning: How Collaborative, Social Technologies Impact Workplace Learning in Higher Education (Pasquini)

Moderators
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Myk Garn

Vice Chancellor for New Learning Models, University System of Georgia

Speakers
avatar for Linda Barman

Linda Barman

Chief Digital Officer and Educational Developer, Karolinska Institutet
MOOCs and innovative ideas of how to implement digital solutions that drive student learning. Also, research related to the digitization of higher education.
avatar for Whitney Kilgore

Whitney Kilgore

Cofounder & CAO, iDesign
Whitney is the Chief Academic Officer at iDesign working with institutions of higher education to build high quality online and blended learning programs. Her primary areas of focus are faculty professional development, personalized adaptive digital content, and learner engagement... Read More →
avatar for Laura Pasquini

Laura Pasquini

Lecturer/Postdoctoral Researcher, University of North Texas/Royal Roads University
Exploring communities & networks for #OrgLearning and HRD.@UNTCOI Lecturer.@RoyalRoads Postdoctoral Researcher. Past & founding Editor of the @LPQuarterly.On @NACADA Council.#edusocmedia #OER #edtech #highered
avatar for Nabil Zary

Nabil Zary

Director of the Centre for Learning and Knowledge (CLK), Karolinska Institutet


Friday October 16, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
5: Barnum Hub

2:30pm PDT

Individualized Learning 2
Learning at 21st century university : Personalized learning profiles to enrich textbooks using Google Glass: the GET project (Salamin & Hadorn)

The Impact of MOOCs on Traditional Online Courses (Dellinger & Crosslin)

A Framework for Decision-Making: Developing an Outcomes-Based Evaluation Plan for Adaptive Learning (Hawthorne, Vignare, & Ford)

Moderators
avatar for Jacquie Moen

Jacquie Moen

VP, Online Education Platforms, Smithsonian Institution

Speakers
avatar for Matt Crosslin

Matt Crosslin

Learning Innovation Coordinator, LINK Research Lab, UT Arlington
Husband | Daddy | Music Lover | Artist | Ed Tech Retro-Futurist | Professor | Foodie | ScifFi Addict | Metamodernist | Spiritual Antagonist | Connectivist
avatar for Justin T. Dellinger

Justin T. Dellinger

Research Coordinator/Lecturer, UT Arlington
Justin works in the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington. He serves as the project manager for the Digital Learning Research Network grant and performs research in the areas of MOOCs, instructional design, faculty... Read More →
avatar for Cristi Ford

Cristi Ford

Associate Vice Provost, Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success, University of Maryland University College
Cristi Ford, PhD, Assistant Vice Provost for Learning Innovation Initiatives in UMUC’s Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success, provides thoughtful leadership in identifying promising next generation online learning innovations and leads the implementation of this... Read More →
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Katrice Hawthorne

Associate Director for Evaluation and Research, UMUC
avatar for Anne-Dominique Salamin

Anne-Dominique Salamin

Head of HES-SO e-learning Center Cyberlearn, HES-SO
Anne-Dominique Salamin is currently Professor and head of Cyberlearn, e-learning center of University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO). She holds a Msc in educational Sciences from the University of Lyon Lumière II, France and a DESS in distant learning from University... Read More →
avatar for Karen Vignare

Karen Vignare

Vice Provost, Center for Innovation in Learning &, UMUC
Karen currently serves as Vice Provost, the Center for Innovation in Learning at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) leading the search and evaluation for next generation learning models. The Center for Innovation in Learning serves as the research and development arm... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
3: CERAS 204

2:30pm PDT

Innovation & Work 2
The Impact of Academic Innovation Hubs on Higher Education Students’ Success (Turner)

Innovating the Curriculum - We Can Be Educators Outside of Academia (Murdoch)

Pedagogical innovation: from semantics to ideology (Levy & Baratz)

Moderators
avatar for Stephanie Teasley

Stephanie Teasley

Research Professor, University of Michigan
Learning Analytics & Higher Ed

Speakers
avatar for Dalit Levy

Dalit Levy

Head, Department of Community IS, Zefat Academic College
avatar for Donna Murdoch

Donna Murdoch

Global Learning - Idea to Market Academy / Adjunct Professor, Philips / University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
I am an educator both inside and outside of academia.
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Arielle Turner

PhD Student, University of North Texas



Friday October 16, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
6: Cubberly 115

2:30pm PDT

Systemic Impacts 2
Designing a New School for Learning and Innovation (Maloney)

Indie EdTech: Impact, Relevance, and Growth of the Reclaim Movement (Owens, Groom, Croom)

Creating an Online Completion Environment: The Story of the Calif. Online Education Initiative (James)

Moderators
avatar for Marcia Devlin

Marcia Devlin

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Quality), Federation University Australia
I am interested in being BOLD - Blended, On-Line and Digital - in ways that include all students, regardless of their socioeconomic status and familial experience with university. Sometimes digital education excludes some of those it should really include. We can do better :)

Speakers
avatar for Adam Croom

Adam Croom

Director, OU Office of Digital Learning
avatar for Jim Groom

Jim Groom

Co-Founder, Reclaim Hosting
I like long walks on the internet, Italian b-grade horror films, and ds106 (#4life). I worked at University of Mary Washington for almost a decade doing instructional technology, and my partner Tim Owens and I have been running the web hosting company Reclaim Hosting for more than... Read More →
avatar for patricia james

patricia james

Executive Director, California Community Colleges' Online Education Initiative
Pat has been a leader in Distance Education in California for 16 years. She has taught multimedia production courses online, was chair of the ASCCC Technology Committee, and won the Chancellor's Office Technology Innovators' award in 2008 and the Exemplary Technology Program Award... Read More →
avatar for Eddie Maloney

Eddie Maloney

Executive Director, CNDLS, Georgetown University
Eddie Maloney is the Executive Director of The Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), a Professor of the practice of narrative literature and theory in the Department of English, and the Founding Director of a new Masters Degree program in Learning and Design... Read More →


Friday October 16, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
1: CERAS 101

3:30pm PDT

Afternoon Break
Friday October 16, 2015 3:30pm - 3:45pm PDT
2: CERAS 2nd Floor Lobby

3:45pm PDT

Plenary Panel: Systemic Impacts
Speakers
avatar for Dave Cormier

Dave Cormier

UPEI
Dave Cormier is an educational activist, researcher, online community advocate and the Project Lead for Student Relations Management at the University of Prince Edward Island. He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive/Open Online Courses), and the impact... Read More →
avatar for patricia james

patricia james

Executive Director, California Community Colleges' Online Education Initiative
Pat has been a leader in Distance Education in California for 16 years. She has taught multimedia production courses online, was chair of the ASCCC Technology Committee, and won the Chancellor's Office Technology Innovators' award in 2008 and the Exemplary Technology Program Award... Read More →
avatar for Michael Moore

Michael Moore

VP for Academic Affairs, University of Arkansas System
Michael K. Moore is leading the University of Arkansas System’s eVersity- a new 100% online university that will begin offering classes in Fall 2015 (eversity.uasys.edu). He has extensive experience in building, launching, and managing innovative online degree programs. Moore’s... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan Rees

Jonathan Rees

Professor of History, Colorado State University - Pueblo
Amateur tech critic. Professional historian.


Friday October 16, 2015 3:45pm - 4:45pm PDT
1: CERAS 101
 
Saturday, October 17
 

8:30am PDT

Keynote
Speakers
avatar for Marcia Devlin

Marcia Devlin

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Quality), Federation University Australia
I am interested in being BOLD - Blended, On-Line and Digital - in ways that include all students, regardless of their socioeconomic status and familial experience with university. Sometimes digital education excludes some of those it should really include. We can do better :)


Saturday October 17, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am PDT
1: CERAS 101

9:40am PDT

Reflection and Making Sense
Saturday October 17, 2015 9:40am - 10:40am PDT
8: CERAS 435

9:40am PDT

Ethics of Collaboration 2
Empowering the Node & Avoiding Enclosure (Klapdor)

A Mess of Stuff and People: Learner experiences in #Rhizo15 (Shaw)

Removing barriers to digital and networked higher education: Universal design for learning and inclusion of students with disabilities (Jalovcic)

Moderators
avatar for Barbara Means

Barbara Means

Director, Center for Technology in Learning, SRI Education
Evaluating the effectiveness of digital learning Issues in implementing online and blended learning Using learning analytics to improve education outcomes. See http://a4l.sri.com

Speakers
avatar for Djenana Jalovcic

Djenana Jalovcic

doctoral student, Athabasca University
Doctoral student in distance education researching experiences of studying online for post-secondary students with disabilities.
avatar for Tim Klapdor

Tim Klapdor

Online Learning Technology Leader, Charles Sturt University
Interested in the technology that underpins the networks. Interested in exploring distributed systems and how they might support (and redefine) networks into the future. I'm from Wagga Wagga so happy to talk and share about weird and wonderful places!
avatar for Ashley Shaw

Ashley Shaw

PhD student/instructor, University of British Columbia
I’m working on a PhD in Education. I love technology, and am fascinated by the impact it has on people and society.I wear Converse most of the time.I’m always cynical, generally irreverent, and often offensive.I knit. A lot.


Saturday October 17, 2015 9:40am - 10:40am PDT
1: CERAS 101

9:40am PDT

Individualized Learning 3
Prototyping a 'build to think' experience: Liminal spaces for developing agency, autonomy, identity, and voice (Springer)

Objects to Agents: Building Agency in Modern Learners (Salisbury)

Building From Where Students Are At: Breaking Down the Walls Between Courses in a New Minor (Nagelhout)

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Ed Nagelhout

Ed Nagelhout

Professor, UNLV
I study rhetoric and writing. My three major projects include 1) a study of scientific figures and the role that figure complexity plays in communicating new research findings to the public, 2) a study of graduate student writing that describes and makes visible writing practices... Read More →
avatar for Allison Dulin Salisbury

Allison Dulin Salisbury

Director of Higher Education Strategy, EdSurge
Allison is Director of Higher Education Strategy at EdSurge, where she explores the most promising applications, and most pressing uncertainties, for digital learning in postsecondary education. Her informing question: how might we creatively respond to the evolving -- and increasingly... Read More →
avatar for S. E. Springer

S. E. Springer

Middlebury Institute of International Studies
@sarspri emergence, notyetness, personal publishing platforms agency, autonomy, identity, voice


Saturday October 17, 2015 9:40am - 10:40am PDT
3: CERAS 204

9:40am PDT

Sociocultural Implications 2
Learner Challenges and Strategies to Overcome them: An Illustration of What Big Data is Missing about Learning (Veletsianos, Pasquini, & Reich)

My Theory Can Whip Your Theory: The Ontological Smackdown to End All Ontological Smackdowns (Hogue, Bali, Crosslin, Kilgore, Moe, Watkins)

Moderators
avatar for Bonnie Stewart

Bonnie Stewart

University of Prince Edward Island
Bonnie Stewart is a writer, educator, and researcher fascinated by who we are when we're online. She explores the intersections of knowledge and technologies in her work, taking up networks, institutions and identity in contemporary higher education. Published in Salon.com, The Guardian... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Maha Bali

Maha Bali

Associate professor of practice, American university in Cairo
Maha Bali is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is co-founder of virtuallyconnecting.org (a grassroots movement that challenges academic... Read More →
avatar for Matt Crosslin

Matt Crosslin

Learning Innovation Coordinator, LINK Research Lab, UT Arlington
Husband | Daddy | Music Lover | Artist | Ed Tech Retro-Futurist | Professor | Foodie | ScifFi Addict | Metamodernist | Spiritual Antagonist | Connectivist
avatar for Rebecca Hogue

Rebecca Hogue

PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa
I’m Rebecca J Hogue (@rjhogue). I’m a blogger (http://rjhogue.name, http://bcbecky.com, and http://goingeast.ca), a scholar, an educator, and aspiring writer. I'm a PhD Candidate at the University of Ottawa and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Massachusetts-Boston... Read More →
avatar for Whitney Kilgore

Whitney Kilgore

Cofounder & CAO, iDesign
Whitney is the Chief Academic Officer at iDesign working with institutions of higher education to build high quality online and blended learning programs. Her primary areas of focus are faculty professional development, personalized adaptive digital content, and learner engagement... Read More →
avatar for Rolin Moe

Rolin Moe

truth is not capitalized =)
avatar for Laura Pasquini

Laura Pasquini

Lecturer/Postdoctoral Researcher, University of North Texas/Royal Roads University
Exploring communities & networks for #OrgLearning and HRD.@UNTCOI Lecturer.@RoyalRoads Postdoctoral Researcher. Past & founding Editor of the @LPQuarterly.On @NACADA Council.#edusocmedia #OER #edtech #highered
avatar for George Veletsianos

George Veletsianos

Professor and Canada Research Chair, Royal Roads University
open and networked scholarship, online learning, social media, emerging pedagogies, student and faculty experiences in online settings


Saturday October 17, 2015 9:40am - 10:40am PDT
5: Barnum Hub

9:40am PDT

Systemic Impacts 3
Research Design Protocols for High-Risk Pilotsde (Garn)

MOOCs and the Gaze of Big Other (deHaye)

A Hitchhikers Guide to Change in Higher Education (Petersen & Cormier)

Moderators
avatar for Professor George Siemens

Professor George Siemens

Associate Director of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute, Athabasca University
George Siemens is an educator and researcher on learning, networks, analytics and visualization, openness, and organizational effectiveness in digital environments. He is the author of Knowing Knowledge, an exploration of how the context and characteristics of knowledge have changed... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Dave Cormier

Dave Cormier

UPEI
Dave Cormier is an educational activist, researcher, online community advocate and the Project Lead for Student Relations Management at the University of Prince Edward Island. He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive/Open Online Courses), and the impact... Read More →
avatar for Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Sandstorm.io / Personal data wobbing
I am a mathematician who somehow landed at DataHarvest. I am there to tell you about Sandstorm.io, a radically easier way to host a private ecosystem of collaborative apps. I also want to pitch ideas around corporate surveillance and algorithmic transparency, and new tools for personal... Read More →
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Myk Garn

Vice Chancellor for New Learning Models, University System of Georgia
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Rebecca Petersen

Director of Online Experiential Learning, Faculty in Instructional & Program Design, Northeastern University, Brandeis University
Digital learning design, action research, program design and systemic challenges.



Saturday October 17, 2015 9:40am - 10:40am PDT
4: CERAS 300

10:40am PDT

Saturday Morning Break
Saturday October 17, 2015 10:40am - 10:55am PDT
2: CERAS 2nd Floor Lobby

10:55am PDT

Plenary Panel: Individualized Learning
Speakers
avatar for Kristen Eshleman

Kristen Eshleman

Director of Digital Innovation, Davidson College
As Director of Digital Learning Research & Design, Kristen coordinates the design and research of campus-wide experiments supported by digital learning. Digital Learning R&D functions as an independent research initiative in Academic Affairs, focused on the design and support of... Read More →
avatar for Cristi Ford

Cristi Ford

Associate Vice Provost, Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success, University of Maryland University College
Cristi Ford, PhD, Assistant Vice Provost for Learning Innovation Initiatives in UMUC’s Center for Innovation in Learning and Student Success, provides thoughtful leadership in identifying promising next generation online learning innovations and leads the implementation of this... Read More →
avatar for Emily Rapport

Emily Rapport

Emily Rapport is a senior English major and Hispanic Studies minor at Davidson College. She has explored digital learning through her previous roles as an instructor at a Digital & Media Literacy Summer Camp run by the Arts and Science Council of Charlotte, and as a student board... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Rikard

Andrew Rikard

Andrew Rikard is a Junior at Davidson College where he studies English and Digital Studies. After experiencing radical pedagogies from brilliant educators, he’s working to change Higher Ed from the inside by promoting student voices in whatever venue he can. He also loves early... Read More →
avatar for Allison Dulin Salisbury

Allison Dulin Salisbury

Director of Higher Education Strategy, EdSurge
Allison is Director of Higher Education Strategy at EdSurge, where she explores the most promising applications, and most pressing uncertainties, for digital learning in postsecondary education. Her informing question: how might we creatively respond to the evolving -- and increasingly... Read More →
avatar for Candace Thille

Candace Thille

Director, Stanford Open Learning Initiative
Candace Thille is a pioneer in learning science and open educational delivery. Founding director of the Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University, part of which shifted to Stanford when she moved, she has done groundbreaking work on using cognitive science and rich data... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 10:55am - 11:55am PDT
1: CERAS 101

11:55am PDT

Saturday Lunch
Saturday October 17, 2015 11:55am - 12:20pm PDT
2: CERAS 2nd Floor Lobby

12:20pm PDT

Keynote
Speakers
avatar for Adeline Koh

Adeline Koh

Founder and CEO, Sabbatical Beauty
I’m a former professor who started making her own korean inspired skincare while on sabbatical. My products transformed my own skin, and that of my friends. When I launched an online shop we managed to get featured in mainstream news outlets like Shape, Slate, Allure and more. We... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 12:20pm - 1:20pm PDT
1: CERAS 101

1:25pm PDT

Ethics of Collaboration 3
Pioneering Alternate Forms of Collaboration: Technologies That Support and Sideline #Rhizomatic Learning (Keefer, Hogue, Bali, Hamon, Honeychurch, Koutropoulos, Leunissen, Singh)

Community Hubs or Learning Opportunities: #Hashtags as Open Learning Signposts (Keefer, Kilgore, Bali, Seitzinger, Pasquini)

From MOOCs to MOOGs: Teaching with Open Online Games (Rehn, Hendricks, Bali)

Moderators
avatar for Kate Bowles

Kate Bowles

Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong
I'm a Media & Communications academic at the University of Wollongong, and was Head of Educational Design during our recent institutional LMS transition. With Dr Karina Luzia, I'm the co-founder of the CASA blog for Australian academic casuals (actualcasuals.wordpress.com) and I write... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Maha Bali

Maha Bali

Associate professor of practice, American university in Cairo
Maha Bali is Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Sheffield, UK. She is co-founder of virtuallyconnecting.org (a grassroots movement that challenges academic... Read More →
avatar for Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks

Professor of Teaching in Philosophy, Academic Director, Centre for Teaching, Learning & Technology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Philosophy, OER, open textbooks, open pedagogy, accessibility
avatar for Rebecca Hogue

Rebecca Hogue

PhD Candidate, University of Ottawa
I’m Rebecca J Hogue (@rjhogue). I’m a blogger (http://rjhogue.name, http://bcbecky.com, and http://goingeast.ca), a scholar, an educator, and aspiring writer. I'm a PhD Candidate at the University of Ottawa and an Associate Lecturer at the University of Massachusetts-Boston... Read More →
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Sarah Honeychurch

University of Glasgow
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Jeffrey M. Keefer

Director of Training & Knowledge Management (Urban Parks) + Educational Researcher + Professor, New York University & The Trust for Public Land
Director of Training & Knowledge Management (Urban Parks) + Educational Researcher + Professor = Actor-Network Theory + Liminality + Connected Learning
avatar for Whitney Kilgore

Whitney Kilgore

Cofounder & CAO, iDesign
Whitney is the Chief Academic Officer at iDesign working with institutions of higher education to build high quality online and blended learning programs. Her primary areas of focus are faculty professional development, personalized adaptive digital content, and learner engagement... Read More →
avatar for Apostolos Koutropoulos

Apostolos Koutropoulos

Program Manager, University of Massachusetts Boston
avatar for Laura Pasquini

Laura Pasquini

Lecturer/Postdoctoral Researcher, University of North Texas/Royal Roads University
Exploring communities & networks for #OrgLearning and HRD.@UNTCOI Lecturer.@RoyalRoads Postdoctoral Researcher. Past & founding Editor of the @LPQuarterly.On @NACADA Council.#edusocmedia #OER #edtech #highered
avatar for Andrea Rehn

Andrea Rehn

Director & Assoc Prof, Whittier College
I founded and direct a Digital Liberal Arts program (#diglibarts) that seeks to reimagine digital humanities for an undergraduate Hispanic-serving liberal arts institution with a large first generation collegian population. I love digital pedagogy, liberal arts, Jane Austen, chocolate... Read More →


Saturday October 17, 2015 1:25pm - 2:25pm PDT
4: CERAS 300

1:25pm PDT

Innovation & Work 3
Chihuahuas Among the Newfoundlands: The Need For Communities of Practice 2.0 (Indrunas)

Faculty Work in the Digital Age: “Slow Geeks,” Disciplines, and Technological Innovation (Weiland)

Labor Practices and Online Education: A Case Study from UT Austin (Ebbeler & Lundy)

Moderators
avatar for Kristen Eshleman

Kristen Eshleman

Director of Digital Innovation, Davidson College
As Director of Digital Learning Research & Design, Kristen coordinates the design and research of campus-wide experiments supported by digital learning. Digital Learning R&D functions as an independent research initiative in Academic Affairs, focused on the design and support of... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Alyson Indrunas

Alyson Indrunas

Executive Director of Teaching & Learning, Humanities, Lumen Learning
Alyson "Indy" Indrunas is an Executive Director of Teaching and Learning for Lumen Learning. She holds an M.A. in English Studies and an M. Ed from Western Washington University. Her scholarly interests are in educational technology, professional development, instructional design... Read More →
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Steve Weiland

Professor of Higher Education, Michigan State University


Saturday October 17, 2015 1:25pm - 2:25pm PDT
1: CERAS 101

1:25pm PDT

Sociocultural Implications 3
Participatory Digital Learning in Desperately Unequal Times (Ebrahimi)

Opening Learning Spaces: A Spatial Analysis of an Open Boundary Course (Harrison)

truth over Pragmatism over Zeal: A Philosophical and Practical Future for OER (Moe)

Moderators
avatar for Dave Cormier

Dave Cormier

UPEI
Dave Cormier is an educational activist, researcher, online community advocate and the Project Lead for Student Relations Management at the University of Prince Edward Island. He has published on open education, Rhizomatic Learning, MOOCs (Massive/Open Online Courses), and the impact... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz

Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz

Assistant Professor, Muhlenberg College
avatar for Michelle Harrison

Michelle Harrison

Senior Instructional Designer and Assistant Professor, TRU Open Learning
Michelle Harrison is a senior instructional designer and assistant professor at TRU Open Learning. She is currently a BCcampus Open Education Research Fellow and has been supporting openness at TRU through OER development and adoption, helping establish TRU’s open education working... Read More →
avatar for Rolin Moe

Rolin Moe

truth is not capitalized =)


Saturday October 17, 2015 1:25pm - 2:25pm PDT
3: CERAS 204

1:25pm PDT

Systemic Impacts 4
Trailblazing & Annotation (Gogia)

Testing the Practice of Book Sprints as a New Paradigm of Collaborative Writing for ICT Researchers and Innovators (Ratan)

Digital Learning: It's Like Déjà Vu All Over Again (Jones)

Moderators
avatar for Candace Thille

Candace Thille

Director, Stanford Open Learning Initiative
Candace Thille is a pioneer in learning science and open educational delivery. Founding director of the Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University, part of which shifted to Stanford when she moved, she has done groundbreaking work on using cognitive science and rich data... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Laura Gogia

Laura Gogia

Business Intelligence Liaison, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
I design and write about connected learning experiences in higher and adult education settings. I help people learn to navigate the open web for the purposes of lifelong learning, collaboration, professional development, community engagement, and fun .
avatar for David Jones

David Jones

Senior Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland
Much of the very long time I've been involved with University learning and teaching has been spent struggling with the silliness that is institutional learning and teaching systems, policies, and processes. I've got some ideas of how this can be actually fixed (as opposed to re-arranging... Read More →
avatar for Kristen Rattan

Kristen Rattan

Principal, Stratos (Strategies for Open Science)
Kristen Ratan is the Principal of Strategies for Open Science (Stratos), working with open science funders, advocates, and infrastructure providers to produce tangible results towards open scholarship. Kristen has a 20+ year history working to accelerate advances in science and research... Read More →



Saturday October 17, 2015 1:25pm - 2:25pm PDT
5: Barnum Hub

2:30pm PDT

Plenary Panel: Ethics of Collaboration & Closing Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Mike Caulfield

Mike Caulfield

Director of Blended and Networked Learning, Washington State University
Mike Caulfield is currently the Director of Blended and Networked Learning at Washington State University Vancouver. He has worked in educational technology since 1997. His early efforts were the Persona Project, an attempt to integrate English Composition classes with the creation... Read More →
avatar for Barbara Means

Barbara Means

Director, Center for Technology in Learning, SRI Education
Evaluating the effectiveness of digital learning Issues in implementing online and blended learning Using learning analytics to improve education outcomes. See http://a4l.sri.com
avatar for Professor George Siemens

Professor George Siemens

Associate Director of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute, Athabasca University
George Siemens is an educator and researcher on learning, networks, analytics and visualization, openness, and organizational effectiveness in digital environments. He is the author of Knowing Knowledge, an exploration of how the context and characteristics of knowledge have changed... Read More →
avatar for George Veletsianos

George Veletsianos

Professor and Canada Research Chair, Royal Roads University
open and networked scholarship, online learning, social media, emerging pedagogies, student and faculty experiences in online settings


Saturday October 17, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
1: CERAS 101

3:30pm PDT

Saturday Afternoon Break and Wrap-Up
Saturday October 17, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm PDT
2: CERAS 2nd Floor Lobby