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Monday, June 5, 2006
 

8 - 8:45 am
Online Course Development in Community Colleges:
Conversations with the Field
Robert Threlkeld, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
Federal Reserve Room
 
The Evolution of Peer Driven Training for Teaching Online
Peter Shapiro, Bergen Community College, SunGard Higher Education
Alexander Room

Tips for Administrators in Promoting Distance Programs
Using Peer Mentoring
Barbara McKenzie, University of West Georgia
Kent Layton, University of West Georgia
Betul Ozkan, University of West Georgia
Morgan Room

DL-sQual: A Multiple-Item Scale for Measuring Service Quality of
Online Distance Learning Programs
Naj Shaik, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sue Lowe, Virginia College Online
Kem Pinegar, Virginia College Online
Ballroom A

 
9 - 9:45 am
 
Ensuring Quality through Inter-Institutional Collaboration
Kathyrn Allen, Syracuse University
Federal Reserve Room

Distance Learner Support Services for Academic Success
Melody S. Clark, University of Cincninnati
Alexander Room

Understanding Video Over Internet Protocol (IP): A Little Tech Talk
Fran Omar, Medical College of Georgia
Morgan Room

The Wonders of Just-in-Time Training
Janet Gubbins, University of West Georgia
Melanie Clay, University of West Georgia
Ballroom A

10 - 10:45 am:
Teaching in the NetGen:  Digital Students of the New Millenium
Russell K. Baker, Jacksonville University
Raymond Papp, University of Tampa
Federal Reserve Room

Building Community Beyond the Online Classroom
Lisa Ciardulli, Savannah College of Art and Design
Alexander Room


Best Practices in Online Pedagogy- the Missing Element
Juanita Lamley, Oregon State University
Morgan Room

Enhancing Online and Blended Courses with INTELECOM
Espy Martinez, INTELECOM
Ballroom A

 
11:00 - 11:45 am:
Forgotten Faculty: Stress and Job Satisfaction
Among Distance Educators
Jennifer McLean, Pennsylvania College of Technology
Federal Reserve Room

Beyond ADDIE: Managing the Politics of Designing Training Courses
for Distance Education Faculty
Diane Chubb, Advanced Learning Technologies, USG Board of Regents
Alexander Room

Scaffolding Course Development: Simple Tools for Formative Course Evaluations
Mona Meyer, Savannah College of Art and Design
Morgan Room

What Do the Echo-Boomers Expect?
Jim Hilker, 4 U Training Solutions
Ballroom A

 
1:00 - 1:45 pm:
How to Cheat Online
John Krutsch, Utah Valley State College
Sandy Mills-Alford, AliveTek, Inc.
Federal Reserve Room

DL-sQUAL: A Multiple-Item Scale for Measuring Service Quality of
Online Distance Learning Programs
Naj Shaik, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sue Lowe, Virginia College Online
Kem Pinegar, Virginia College Online
Alexander Room
 
Continuing Education via Distance Learning: Marketability and
Feasibility Study
Ted L. Johnson, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Karen McQuaide-Bell, University of Florida
Morgan Room

Finding Online Faculty and Measuring Learner Readiness
Mac Adkins, DECADE CONSULTING
Ballroom A

2:00 - 2:45 pm:
Striving for Excellence: Ensuring Online Testing Integrity
Sallie Johnson, Troy University
Federal Reserve Room
 
The Entrepreneurial Learner, Persistence and Motivation in the Distance Environment
Connie Reimers-Hild, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
James W. King, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Alexander Room
 
Distance Learning in the Next Decade: Looking Through Disruptive Innovations Lens
Naj Shaik, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Morgan Room

Tips for Administrators in Promoting Distance Programs
Using Peer Mentoring
Barbara McKenzie, University of West Georgia
Kent Layton, University of West Georgia
Betul Ozkan, University of West Georgia
Ballroom A


Tuesday, June 6, 2006

9:00 - 9:45 am:
Administering Faculty Development: One Instructional Designer
Across 13 Universities
Peggy Brown, Syracuse University
Federal Reserve Room

Engaging Faculty and Administrators in the Assessment Process
at a Distance Learning Institution
Jennifer Stephens, American Public University System
Alexander Room
 
Pedagogical (Faculty) and Administrative Benefits of an
Online MBA Program
Lee Freeman, University of Michigan - Dearborn
Morgan Room

Managing an Objective-Based Approach via Learning Paths
Doug Wallace, Agile
Ballroom A

 
10:00 - 10:45 am:
Building a Community of Virtual Adjunct Professionals
Maria Puzziferro, Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Federal Reserve Room

Expanding Graduate Study Opportunities through
Online Course Integration
Michael Waugh, University of Tennessee
Alexander Room

Understanding Video over IP: Network and Classroom Infrastructure
Fran Omar, Medical College of Georgia
Morgan Room

Horizon Wimba:  Taking you Beyond WebCT and Online Courses!
Aaron Bond, Horizon Wimba
Ballroom A


11 - 11:45 am:
Evaluating Online Faculty: Are We Still in the Pre-Online Age?
Judy Lee, University of Central Florida
Linda Hennig, University of Central Florida
Federal Reserve Room

Podcasting for Education: Why It's So Hot
Pat McCue, University of Illinois at Springfield
Alexander Room

The Paperless Classroom
Carmeta Tate-Blake, Barry University
Morgan Room


1:00 - 1:45 pm:
A Model Tactical Plan for Online Course Expansion
Peter Shapiro, Bergen Community College, SunGard Higher Education
Federal Reserve Room

Cyber Fair: An Educational Event and Website for Distance Learning
Patricia Fairchild, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Diane Vigna, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Alexander Room

Top 10 Proven Methods to Engage Learners
Lee A. Freeman, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Sandy Mills-Alford, AliveTek, Inc.
Morgan Room

Interactive Courseware:  Online, Desktop, Hybrid Course Content from Dallas TeleLearning
Becky Stinson, Dallas TeleLearning
Ballroom A
 

2:00 - 2:45 pm:
Retention Economics: Developing a Framework to Investigate the Financial Impact of Student Retention on an Organization
Sue Lowe, Virginia College Online
Kem Pinegar, Virginia College Online
Naj Shaik, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Federal Reserve Room
 
Evaluation Equals Excellence
Donna DiMatteo, Lycurgus Group
Alexander Room
 
Designing Your Own Course Mapping Tool for
Faculty Course Development
Michael Rogers, Advanced Learning Technologies, USG Board of Regents
Morgan Room

Has Distance Learning Reached the Tipping Point in
Higher Education?
John T. Thompson, Educational Computing Program
Ballroom A



Wednesday, June 7, 2006

8:00 - 8:45 am
 

Analyzing & Understanding the Market Forces in Online Education
Jason Caudill, University of Tennessee
Federal Reserve Room

Training Requirements for Distance Educators
Donna DiMatteo, Lycurgus Group
Alexander Room

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan for Distance
Learning Institutions
Naj Shaik, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Morgan Room


Students' Perceptions of a Self-Paced Online Research in
Education Course

Abbot Packard, University of West Georgia
Ballroom A


9:00 - 9:45 am:
 
Experiences, Insights and Adivce: Perspectives of a Non-Traditional
Graduate Student
Connie Reimers-Hild, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Federal Reserve Room

Online Discussions:  Strategies and Techniques in Asynchronous Courses
John T. Thompson, Buffalo State College
Alexander Room

From Hyperlinks to Human Links:
Grassroots Networks on Large Campuses
Wendy Caplan, University of Alberta
JoAnne Davies, University of Alberta
Maureen Engel, University of Alberta
Morgan Room

Lycurgus Group:  Instructional Effectiveness Survey System
Donna DiMatteo, Lycurgus Group, Inc.
Ballroom A


10:00 - 10:45 am:
Forgotten Faculty: Stress and Job Satisfaction
Among Distance Educators
Jennifer McLean, Pennsylvania College of Technology
Federal Reserve Room
 
Marketing Nebraska 4-H Curricula:
An Integrated, Electronic Success Story
Patricia Fairchild, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Alexander Room
 
Introducing the Structured Content Development Model into Metropolitan State College of Denver
Peggy O'Neill-Jones, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Reuben Tozman,
Metropolitan State College of Denver
Ballroom A

 
11:00 -11:45 am:
Achieving CCQ - Consistency, Creativity and Quality in the
Online Classroom
Hal Kearsley, Norwich University
Gail Poitras, Norwich University
Federal Reserve Room
 
The Challenge of Managing Technology Adoption and
Innovation in Online Teaching and Learning
Stella Porto, University of Maryland University College
Alexander Room

What Have They Learned? Online Teaching Strategies
from Online Instructors' Personal Practical Knowledge
Hee-Young Kim, SUNY Cortland
Morgan Room

Ensuring Online Student Success
Heather Gibbons, Brenau University
George Wentworth, Brenau University
Ballroom A