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Educause 2013 Annual Conference Schedule

The Senate Committee on Computing & Technology, ACERT, ICIT, and the Office of the Provost cordially invite you to “virtually” attend this year’s Educause Conference. The Educause Annual Conference is a major conference that focuses on all aspects of technology in higher education. For the virtual conference at Hunter, we have selected sessions that address issues related to teaching and learning with technology.

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Tuesday, October 15, 11:30 am – 7:00 pm  (1042 East)
(Hunter Senate. Note, we may close early if there are no RSVPs)


11:30 AM

Social Media for Teaching and Learning


12:30 PM


Wednesday, October 16, 10:30 am – 6:20 pm (C105 HN)


10:30 AM

Virtual Conference Welcome and Overview

Victoria Fanning, Susan Henderson

11:00 AM

Leading a Culture of Innovation

Sir Ken Robinson

12:30 PM


1:30 PM

Open Networks for Social and Connected Learning

Mimi Ito

2:40 PM

A College-Level Learning Framework for Assessing Open Educational Resources

Amy McQuigge, Nan L. Travers

3:30 PM


4:30 PM

Electronic Lab Notebooks in the Cloud for Research and Instruction

Barbara Friedman, Clare van den Blink

5:30 PM

Teaching and Learning Breakthroughs: Next-Generation Academic Models in Practice

Karen Dowdall-Sandford, Barbara J. Hunt, Peter McAliney

Thursday, October 17, 10:00 am – 6:30 pm (C105 HN)


10:00 AM

Students in K-12 Teacher Preparation Programs "Speak Up" about Their Digital Experiences and Expectations

Julie Evans


11:00 AM

Campus Computing 2013: The National Survey of E-Learning and Information Technology in American Higher Education

Cynthia Golden, Kenneth C. Green

12:10 PM

Look, Ma, No Paper Textbooks! Creatively and Collaboratively Advancing Our E-Content Future

Susan Grajek, Bruce Maas, Clare van den Blink, Dana C. Voss, Shelton Waggener

1:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK / Open Discussion and Reflection Time

1:30 PM

Higher Education Is a Massively Multiplayer Game

Jane McGonigal

2:30 PM


3:30 PM

Learning Spaces Rating System

Malcolm Brown, Joseph Cevetello, Shirley Dugdale, Richard Holeton

4:30 PM

DIY E-Books Using Open-Source Tools

John Raible, Amy Sugar

5:40 PM

Adaptive Learning: Effectively Integrating Technology into the Classroom

Deb Bushway, Scott Dalrymple, Neil T. Heffernan, Adam Newman, Rahim S. Rajan

Friday, October 18, 10 am – 4:35 pm (C105 HN)


10:00 AM

Dissecting a MOOC: A Critical Examination of Current Pedagogy and HarvardX: One Year In

Samantha Earp, Jenni Hayman, Katie L. Vale


11:00 AM

Learning in the Public Sphere: The Pedagogy of LMSs and MOOCs

Michael Griffith

12:10 PM

Documentary Instruction: Transforming the Last Mile (the Lecture)

Ray Henderson, Jeff Larsen, Liesl Riddle, Nancy Rubin

1:15 PM

Disaggregation and Innovation in Higher Education: Charting a Course through Turbulent Times

Paul J. LeBlanc

2:15 PM



2:45 PM


From Badges to Breakthroughs: Unleashing Learner Potential through Competency-Based Achievements

Deborah Everhart, Frederick M. Hurst, Karen Solomon, Ellen Wagner

3:45 PM

Digital Badges: Passport to Student Learning

Kyle Bowen





Turbocharging Our MOOCs with Mooculus

Thomas Evans, Jim Fowler