The conference provides a variety of learning opportunities and experiences for you to teach, learn, and connect. Each of these goals is enumerated below.
Richard Culatta, Chief Innovation Officer, State of Rhode Island and Former Director of Technology for the US Dept. of Education
During this talk he’ll highlight innovations in educational technology and online learning that produce results. He’ll also focus on the “user experience” problem that higher education needs to address in order to remain relevant for a new generation of students.
Michelle D. Miller, Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the First Year Learning Initiative, Northern Arizona University
Dr. Miller will explain how to reach all students, drawing on insights from the psychological sciences. She will present a framework for bringing cognitive and motivational research together through online learning designs that make the most of what we know about how the mind works.
Karl Kapp, Director of Bloomsburg’s Institute for Interactive Technologies, Bloomsburg University, PA
Professor Kapp will explore practical and inexpensive methods to infuse online learning programs with engagement, interactivity and fun. Using game-based thinking and gamification he’ll inspire you to take action and bring a new level of creativity and engagement to the teaching and learning process.