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Schedule 2014

Registration
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dinner & Award Speaker
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Registration
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Greeting Students at the Virtual Door: Online Learning Orientation

Tamra Swann, Mississippi State University Center for Distance Education
Aldrich Room

Identifying and Measuring Digital Influencers When Advertising Distance Education Programs

James Sissom, Southern Illinois University
Alexander Room

Distance Education Adoption Patterns Among Postsecondary Bricks-and-Mortar Institutions

Lauryl A. Lefebvre, West Virginia University
Ballroom A

Beyond the SLOAN Five Pillars: Distance Learning Leadership in Transition

April Bellafiore, Bristol Community College
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Integrating the Needs of Distance Learning into Academic Program Reviews

Cathy Taylor, Dennis Gresdo, Jutta Pegues and Teresa Mason Park University
Crane Library
Technology Showcase Open
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

From Traditional Professor to Online Course Designer

Rebecca Hoey, Northwestern College
Aldrich Room

All Abroad: International Strategies, Criteria, Expectations, and Challenges

Jeffrey McCafferty, Phil Ice, Tracy Cosker American Public University System
Alexander Room

Building Bridges Without Breaking Budgets: Developing Successful Virtual Professional Development

Teresa Marie Kelly, Kaplan University
Ballroom A

Remote Proctoring: Rethinking an Old Mode

Eli Adler, Voice Proctor
Ballroom B

Future-Focused Leadership: Mega-Trends Influencing Distance Learning Administration

Connie Reimers-Hild, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Fostering Academic Wins for Athletes in Online Courses

Austin Janowski, University of West Georgia
Crane Library
Refreshment Break
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Faculty Motivations to Teach Online

Jim Wright, Kennesaw State University
Aldrich Room

User Interface Design in E-Learning Platform - Desire2Learn

Terry Smith, Middle Georgia State College
Alexander Room

Tracking Student Learning - A Longitudinal Study of General Education Literacies

Jody DeKorte, Jon Proctor, Kathy Ingram Kaplan University
Ballroom A

Measuring What Matters: Non-Cognitive Factors in Student Success

Mac Adkins, SmarterServices
Ballroom B

Exploring Institution to Institution Swirling Patterns Among Online Students

Wally Boston, Dave Becher, Melissa Layne, Phil Ice American Public University System
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Best Practices, Ideas, and Concerns About Teaching and Learning Virtually

Teresa Marie Kelly, Kaplan University
Crane Library
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Distance Learning Technologies Supporting Non-Traditional Course Schedules

Jason Caudill, King University
Aldrich Room

Online Teaching: How is it Assessed? How Should it Be?

Anthony Piña, Larry Bohn Sullivan University System
Alexander Room

Retrofitting Online Course Design: A Wide-Scale University Conversion Project

Shawndra Bowers, Josh Hill, Gayle Nelson Troy University
Ballroom A

Disaster Response: SAM to the Rescue

Katie Manis, Sandy Mills-Alford AliveTek
Ballroom B

Change done right - Revisiting BCC's LMS Change Initiative

April Bellafiore, Bristol Community College
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Collaborative Online Course Design

Lisa Johnon, Ashford University
Crane Library
Lunch on Your Own
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Stepping Up: How Online Instructors Respond to Monitoring Feedback

Peggy L. Hohensee, Leslie Johnson Kaplan University
Aldrich Room

An Approach to Proctored Exams Using Traditional and Non-Traditional Methods

Reynard Van Tonder, University of West Georgia
Alexander Room

Transformation to Excellence: Box of Books to Interactive Learning Activities

Sallie Johnson, Bart Kessler USAF, Air Command and Staff College, Air University
Ballroom A

Black Board Collaborate Roadmap

John Crowley, Blackboard
Ballroom B

Through Google Glass

Phil Ice, Wally Boston, Rob Mitchell, Melissa Layne American Public University System
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Faculty and Technology: Facilitating the Marriage

Nikkia Anderson, Northern Virginia Community College J. Patrick Whitaker, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Crane Library
Refreshment Break
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Fulfilling Savannah State University

Nat Hardy, Savannah State University
Aldrich Room

What Online Students Want Compared to What Institutions Expect

Jeffrey L. Bailie, Kaplan University
Alexander Room

KM Readiness Survey: Assessing eLearning Infrastructure at King Saud University

Sebastian Diaz, American Public University System Atiyah Alghamdi, West Virginia University
Ballroom A

Accessibility: Video/Media Production

Sheryl Ballenger, AMAC Accessibility Solutions
Ballroom B

Can MOOCs Be Saved? A New Direction for Open Courses

Stephanie Thompson, Josef Vice, Tonya Scalise, Kathy Ingram Kaplan University
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Leading the Future: Innovating with Purpose, Passion and Fun!

Connie Reimers-Hild, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Crane Library
Putt Putt or Scavenger Hunt
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Cracker Barrel & Poolside Party (Light Snacks Provided)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Registration
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Auditing Online Student Services: Toward Equ(al)ity, Engagement, and Excellence

Jared Colton, Witt Salley, Ashley Colton Clemson University
Aldrich Room

Distance Learning and Jihad: The Dark Side of the Force

Rodger Bates , Mara Mooney Clayton State University
Alexander Room

Leadership Psychology of Close Relationships in Distance Education Administration

Lisa Miller, American Public University System
Ballroom A

Applying the lever of partnership to faculty professional development

Scott B. Johnson, University of Illinois: Illinois Online Network
Ballroom B

Hangout, Connect, Collaborate and Record: Successfully Engaging Students Virtually

Teresa Marie Kelly, Kaplan University
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Can We Survive Round Two of State Authorizations?

Rebecca Smith, University of West Georgia
Crane Library
Technology Showcase Open
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Refreshment Break
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Helping Faculty Avoid the "Creepy Factor" of Social Media

David Lloyd, University of West Georgia
Aldrich Room

Training Your Faculty about Copyright When the Lawyer Isn't Looking

Thomas J. Tobin, Northeastern Illinois University
Alexander Room

Trading Places: Faculty as Students in an Online Course

Lisa Craft, Kansas State University Salina
Ballroom A

Documenting Compliance With Accreditation Agency Guidelines for Distance Education Students?

Barry L. Berman, Pearson Readiness and Retention
Ballroom B

How Mashing Up a MOOC and an Emporium Changes Everything

Myk Garn, University System of Georgia
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: MOOC Effect: Tsunami or Ripple?

Micheal Crafton, University of West Georgia
Crane Library
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Theory to Application: Student Development Theories in Online Learning

Camille Kilbourne The Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
Aldrich Room

Harvesting Alternative Credit Transfer Students

Bradly Corlett, Royal Canadian Navy
Alexander Room

Virtual Mentoring: Bridging Support Between Doctoral Education and Teaching Practice

Laurie Ware, Susan Welch University of West Georgia
Ballroom A

Authoring Course Content

Doug Wallace, Thinking Cap
Ballroom B

Cool Tools to Make DL Admin Life Easier

Janet Gubbins, University of West Georgia
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Administrative Planning for Adult Learners: What is Your Approach?

Jason Huett, Myrna Gantner University of West Georgia
Crane Library
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Leading from Afar: Distance Department Chair Case Study

Teresa L. Mason, Dennis Gresdo, Jutta Pegues Park University
Aldrich Room

Realizing Operational Excellence: Using the Lean Philosophy

Karen L. Pedersen, Northern Arizona University
Alexander Room

Lessons Learned in Developing Course-New to Online Learning: the Fundamentals

Kathy J. Sundin, Valdosta State University
Ballroom A

Ensuring Academic Integrity at Miami Dade College with Online Proctoring

Jason Rupert, ProctorU Sofia Villalobos, Miami Dade College
Ballroom B

Emerging Trends in Digital Scholarship

Melissa Layne, Holly Henry American Public University System
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Distance Learning and Concurrent Enrollment: Match Made in Heaven

Patricia Milner, Colorado State University-Pueblo
Crane Library
Lunch on Your Own
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Keeping Up and Staying Connected: Contributions From a COP

Laurel Newman, University of Illinois Springfield
Aldrich Room

Want More Research? Develop a Research Special Interest Group

Lisa Miller America Public University System
Alexander Room

Beyond the Discussion Board: Enhancing Online Student Collaboration

Ryan Baggett, Eastern Kentucky University
Ballroom A

Data + Tools + Messaging = Marketing Success: The Marketing Formula to Support Distance Learning Programs

Lynne Koreman, Colloquy
Ballroom B

Opening Doors: Expanding Concurrent Enrollment Opportunities through Distance Learning

Patricia Milner , Daniella Cauffiel Colorado State University-Pueblo
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Building Interactive Blended Learning Environments

Jason Caudill, King University
Crane Library
Refreshment Break
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Establishing Collegewide Partnerships to Enhance Distance Learning

Sofia Villalobos, Miami Dade College
Aldrich Room

Accessibility in Online Learning: Designing a Successful Faculty Development Program

Mayuko Nakamura, Linda Summers Illinois State University
Alexander Room

Cognitive Load Theory and Writing Instruction

Catherine Flynn, Kaplan University
Ballroom A

Print to Digital to Open: The Future of Textbooks

Carrie Watkins, MBS Direct Digital
Ballroom B

Strategic…Systemic…Sustainable…Scalable

Karen L. Pedersen, Northern Arizona University
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Evaluating the Evaluation of Distance Education

Anthony Piña, Sullivan University System Connie Baird, University of Kentucky
Crane Library
Dolphin Tour
3:45 PM - 5:54 PM
Riverside Dinner & Concert
7:00 PM - 1:31 AM
Registration/Information
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:45 PM

Gaining Online Accessible Learning through Self-Study (GOALS)

Cyndi Rowland, Utah State University Myk Garn, University System of Georgia
Aldrich Room

Constructivist Instructional Design: Creating an Exemplary Online Literature Course

Shawndra Bowers, LaKayla Moore, Paige Paquette Troy University
Alexander Room

Using Course Storyboards for Distance Instructor Training

Linda J. Smith, University of Maryland University College
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Obstacles to Online Student Success: How Do We Conquer Them?

Sabine Meyer, Rasmussen College, National Online
Crane Library
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Using the Community of Inquiry (CoI) for eLearning at KSU

Sebastian Diaz, American Public University System Atiyah Alghamdi, West Virginia University
Aldrich Room

Feedback Types and Student Retention in Online Higher Education

Melanie Shaw, Scott Burrus, Karen Ferguson Northcentral University
Alexander Room

When Locality Meets Distance

Aaron Joyal American Public University System
Ballroom A

Developing an eLearning Business Plan for a Traditional Public University

Witt Salley, Clemson University
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: What's So New About New Learning Models?

Myk Garn, University System of Georgia
Crane Library
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Expressively Different? A Discourse Analysis of SCAD

Lori J Vargo, Savannah College of Art and Design
Aldrich Room

Centralizing Distance Education at a Large Public Institution

Jennifer L. Simmons, The Ohio State University
Federal Reserve Room

Fishbowl: Managing Administrative Support in Distance Education

Timothy Arcaro, Nova Southeastern University
Crane Library
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Transforming NTI DLRs into OERs: Benefits, Challenges and Way Forward

Aminu Ladan Sharehu, National Teachers' Institute
Aldrich Room

Online Success in a Rural Community College

Elizabeth McPhaul-Moore, Piedmont Community College
Alexander Room

IDS for Faculty and Students in Online Graduate SON Programs

Charles Akin, University of West Georgia
Federal Reserve Room
Closing Keynote Luncheon
Past Keynotes
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM