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Higher Education Program Resources



Wednesday – April 15, 2009

10:45 – 12:00

Worldwide Trends and Issues with Technology Use in Higher Education
Panel
Moderator: Dr. Betsy Lowry, Johns Hopkins University

Panelist: Dr. Julie Little, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative
Trends and Issues PPT Presentation



12:05 – 13:00

Meeting the High Tech Expectations of 21st Century Learners
Hall Davidson, Discovery Education



14:00 – 15:15

Assessing the Quality of Technology Enhanced and Online Education
Panel: Moderator Dr. Darcy Hardy, University of Texas

15:20 – 16:35

Using a Content Management System as a Learning Environment
Panel: Dr. Julie Little, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, Moderator
Dr. Chris Stryker, UAE University – UAE
Dr. Darcy Hardy, University of Texas -- USA




17:30 – 18:00

Questions & Informal Conversations
Presenters, Panelists, Delegates Moderator: Dr. Betsy Lowry, Johns Hopkins University

16:40 – 17:25

Sponsor Spotlight: TBD
Representative of Top Tier Sponsor


Thursday – April 16, 2009


9:00 – 9:55

Embedding Emerging Technologies in a CMS
David Barclay – Abu Dhabi Men’s College




10:00 – 11:15

Strategies for Using a CMS and Emerging Technologies to Enhance Instruction
Dr. Darcy Hardy, University of Texas and Dr. Betsy Lowry, Johns Hopkins University



11:45 – 13:00

Unleashing the Power of Computerized Testing
Panel: Moderator Peter Davidson, Zayed University

14:00 – 14:55

Building Communities in a CMS-supported Learning Environment
Dr. Betsy Lowry, Johns Hopkins University
Hall Davidson, Discovery Education



15:00 – 16:15

Engaging and Training Faculty to use a CMS and Technology in Instruction
David Barclay – Abu Dhabi Men’s College, Dr. Julie Little, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, and Dr. Darcy Hardy, University of Texas


16:20 – 17:15

Open Source and Collaboratively Developed Learning Resources Around the World
Anna Batchelder, Bon Education - UAE

Presentation links can be found on Anna's blog Literacy is Priceless
For additional information about Open and Collaboratively Developed Learning Resources, contact Anna here (email) or here (Bon Education Twitter) or here (personal Twitter).

17:20 – 17:50

Questions & Informal Conversations
Presenters, Panelists, Delegates Moderator - Dr. Julie Little, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative


Saturday – April 18, 2009

Teacher Skills and Knowledge Building Workshops


9:00 – 10:45

Designing Effective Technology-Rich Learning Environments, Part I
Dr. Julie Little, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative



11:00 – 12:45

Designing Effective Technology-Rich Learning Environments, Part II
Dr. Julie Little, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

(Workshop presentation and blueprint workbook files located above.)

14:00 – 15:45

Academic Integrity in Online and Technology-Rich Learning Environments
Dr. Darcy Hardy, University of Texas

16:00 – 17:45

Innovative Strategies for Technology-Enhanced Assessment
Dr. Betsy Lowry, Johns Hopkins University








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