January Conference

Interactive Room

Open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Faculty-led Sharing Circles from 11 – 11:45 a.m.

Try a variety of instructional technologies and practices in the January Conference Interactive Room. The interactive room is segmented to highlight three different concepts: collaboration and communication, engagement and feedback, and the classroom of the Future.

Stations in the Interactive Room include:

  • Communication & Collaboration (Air Media, Apple TV, Webex, Padlet, Google Drive, TU Lecture Capture)
  • Classroom of the Future (3D Projector, MondoPad, annotation technologies, and active learning seating)
  • Engagement & Feedback (Games for learning, faculty sharing circles, Smart Pen)

Visit faculty-led Sharing Circles from 11 – 11:45 a.m. to chat with faculty experts about engaging students and providing feedback to students using diverse instructional practices and technologies.


Presenter Title Handouts Time

Dr. Qing Li
Dept. of Educational Technology & Literacy

Ms. Jessica Stansbury
Dept. of Psychology

Dr. Precha Thavikulwat
Dept. of Management

Arkhadi Pustaka
Dept. of Educational Technology & Literacy

Gaming and Learning PDF

Station Open

10-2:00 PM

Faculty Presenters

11-11:45 AM

Dr. Suzanne Obenshain
Dept. of Educational Technology and Literacy
Student Blogs on Blackboard to Develop Critical Thinking


11-11:45 AM

Dr. Niya Werts

Dept. of Health Science

Blackboard Doesn’t Bite! PDF 11-11:45 AM
Ms. Wendy Gibson
College of Education

Ms. Barbara Steele
Dept. of Early Childhood Education
Why Use Response Systems for Teaching and Learning? PDF 11-11:45 AM

Mr. Wayne Robertson
Writing Center

Dr. Liz Angeli

Dept. of English

Responding to Student Writing Through Effective Feedback Practices (and saving time while doing it) PDF 11-11:45 AM
Dr. Colleen Ebacher
Dept. of Foreign Languages
Learning through the Lens PDF 11-11:45 AM

Dr. Jody H. Cripps
Dept. Audiology - Speech-Language Pathology & Deaf Studies

Mr. Ronald Fenicle

Dept. Audiology - Speech-Language Pathology & Deaf Studies

Research/Development of Inverted-type Pedagogy in American Sign Language Course PDF 11-11:45 AM

Mr. Rodney Urand

OTS Training

Video Recording Best Practices PDF 10-2:00 PM

Mrs. Cyndi Caravello

OTS Training
WebEx Quick Reference Guide
Lync Quick Reference Guide

Webex PDF

Lync PDF

10-2:00 PM

Erin Waters

Disability Support Services

Learning Disabilities Specialist

Crystal Tenan, Assistive Technology Specialist

Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities
• Echo Smart Pen
• Kurzweil Firefly
• Inspiration writing organization software
• Dragon Dictate
PDF 10-2:00 PM





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