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Sessions

2021 DT&L Conference Session Titles, Speakers and Formats

Session Format

Session Title

Presenter Name

Keynote Speakers How Can We Infuse Care, Equity and Agency throughout Education? Maha, Bali
   The Manifesto for Teaching Online  Siân, Bayne
  The Manifesto for Teaching Online Jeremy, Knox
     
Invited Speakers Instructional Message Design: Past, Present, and Future Relevance MJ Bishop
  What’s Next is Text: Designing Interactive and Engaging Reading Experiences Online Jenae Cohn
  Institutional Transformation: Access, Empathy and Sustainable Pace Liv Gjestvang
  Understanding Student Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic June Gruber
  Thinking Outside the LMS: Organizing Communication and Student Collaboration Using Discord Shaun Iles
  Inclusion and Collaboration for Effective Leadership Across Cultural Lines Rosita Lopez
  Technology’s Impact on Diversity and Inclusion: From Access to Equity Gloria Niles
  #DigitalPowerups: Empowering Students with Choice and Voice in Online Discussions Travis Thurston
  Access, Harassment, Misinformation, and Higher Education Futures George Velestianos
  The Data Dilemma Alyssa Wise
     
Research Sessions Reimagining Coaching for Professional Development for Online Education Faculty: An Explanatory Case Study Laurie Bedford
  The Importance of Authenticity: Students’ Community Experiences and their Role in Retention Nelson Chipman
  The Impact of Course Delivery Mode on Student Evaluations of Teaching Jeanette Dias
  Examining the Impact of Multiple Practice Quiz Attempts on Student Exam Performance Lisa Duryee
  Level Up: Gamifying Your Online Courses with Digital Badges Thomas Dyer
  Faculty Immediacy and Caring: Graduate Nursing Student Perceptions in Accelerated Online Courses Teresa Huber
  Testing the Recipe: Researching Role-play in Online Discussions Kristin Kowal
  Building Online Learning Communities: Multi-layered Feedback in Virtual Art Classrooms Kyungeun Lim
  Perceptions of Preparedness: K-12 Teacher Readiness for Virtual Teaching During the Pandemic Valarie Morgan
  Engaging Students by Internationalizing the Undergraduate Calculus Course Chinenye Ofodile
  Impact of Gamified Learning on Student Engagement & Ethics Positioning Kelly Pope
  Show Me the Data: Student Usage and Perceptions of OER John Raible
  Building a Successful Professional Development Curriculum Nedim Slijepcevic
  Faculty Perspectives on the Impact of Communication Strategies on Student Feedback Tiffany Snyder
  Unlocking Human Potential in the Online Art Classroom Borim Song
  Using the Best Contribution Grading (BCG) Approach to Improve the Quality of Peer Review and Online Discussion Grading Vlad Ster
  Walking Our Talk: The Role of Program-Level Learning Analytics in a Learning Analytics Master’s Program Maria Widmer
  Learn as You Listen: Using Podcasting as a Group Project Tool in Online Courses Jason Wiens
  Psychodynamics of Distance Learning: The Online Discussion Room Michael Williams
     
Panel Discussions Reimagining Coaching for Professional Development for Online Education Faculty: An Explanatory Case Study Laurie Bedford
  Psychodynamics of Distance Learning: The Online Discussion Room Michael Williams
  Psychodynamics of Distance Learning: The Online Discussion Room Michael Williams
  Psychodynamics of Distance Learning: The Online Discussion Room Michael Williams
     
Exploratory The Power of Dialogue: Applied Leadership, Critical Perspective-taking, and Journaling in the Asynchronous Classroom Jeff Aulgur
  Teachable Moments: Supporting Students through the Academic Integrity Violation Process Christine Becker
  Getting Ready for the Post-COVID Era: Why We Shouldn’t Just “Go Back to Normal.” Rachel Bicicchi
  Creating Community in Online Classrooms Linda Dale Bloomberg
  Metacognitive Teaching: Reflecting on Our Teaching Practice Stephanie Foote
  Selecting—and Retaining!—the Best of the Best: Strategies for Hiring Instructors to Meet Institutional and Learner Objectives Wendy Fritz
  Designing Online Courses for Retention: Practicing the Art of Interleaving Lauren Hays
  Inclusive Design, Proactive Communication, and Embedded Support for Students Living Through a Pandemic and Beyond Amanda Hinson-Enslin
  Leveraging Blended Learning to Create Mastery-based Classrooms for Secondary Students Demi Lager
  Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: A Pathway Forward for Course Design Amy Lane
  Virtual STEAM: Strategies for integrating virtual reality (VR) into online STEAM courses Kyungeun Lim
  Assisting Educators during a Global Crisis: The Rise of a Virtual Education Support Center Amy Lyn
  Turning Military Officers into Educators: Faculty Development at a Military Staff College Greg McGuire
  Broadcast Like a Professional on an Amateur’s Budget: Make Your WFH Setup the Envy of Your Peers James Moore
  Integrating Flexibility: Designing a Blueprint to Prepare for Unexpected Change Heather Myers
  What’s Your Type? How to Personalize Learning According to Learner Styles Lamia Scherzinger
  Quality Assurance Q&A Kyle Sky
  Informed Decision-Making: How Learning Analytics Can Shape Learning and Retention Janet Staker-Woerner
  Ungrading: Tips for Shifting the Focus from Grades to Feedback Matthew Winslow
  Modeling, Mentoring, and Making: Equipping Faculty to Improve the Student Experience through Immersive Faculty Development Catherine Yaun
     
DT&L Talk Virtual Patients, Labs, and Simulations from Virtually …Anywhere William Ballo
  Employing Multimodal Strategies in Online Teaching Linda Dale Bloomberg
  Outline Overload: Using the “Assertion Evidence” Method to Redesign Presentations and Improve Learning Kyle Henderson
  Edutainment: The Convergence of Online Learning and Social Media Theophilus Jamal
  Addressing Student Financial Stress: What Can Faculty Do? Kim LeBard-Rankila
  Applied Empathy: Fostering Connection in the Online Classroom Tim Lombardo
  Virtual Office Hours: Maximizing Engagement for All Course Modalities B Jean Mandernach
  On Campus and Online: Course Coordination during a Pandemic Anton Mosunov
  A Blended Future: Design Strategies for Flexible and Blended Learning Environments Sean O’Donnell
  International Conference Planning on a Shoestring Budget Victoria Raish
  Education beyond the Classroom: Designing Nanocourses for Home and Community Educators Derek Thurber
  1+1=3: The Synergistic Impact of Faculty Fellows in Advancing Institutional Goals KC Williams
  Learning Between Semesters: Boosted Learning Online Robert Zotti
     
Roundtable Discussions How to Transform a Brick and Mortar Instructor: Overcoming Technical Hurdles for Educators New to Online Instruction Holley Baker
  Strategies for Detecting Exam Plagiarism without Webcam Monitoring Ed Gehringer
  Fostering Community among Online Learners: Special Considerations for Gen Z Heidi Henry
  Supporting International Students in Online Learning Environments: Toward a Vision of Equity Jacob Kelley
  Creating a School Digital Strategy to Help Maximize Technology while Effectively Safeguarding Students Al Kingsley
  Include It before You Need It: A Proactive Approach to Adopting Library Use in the LMS Victoria Raish
  Applying a Microlearning Model Framework to the Online Classroom Joel Reynolds
  A Community of Practice Approach to Inclusive Pedagogy Laura Saunders
  2021 Online Education Trends: Remote and Online Learning Perspectives Melissa Venable
  Building a Learning Community without a Campus: Improving Retention through Strengthening Human Relationships and Learner Agency Brian Verdine
     
ePoster Sessions Designing Online and Blended Courses for CLIL in Higher Education Learning: Collaborative Learning and Open Educational Resources Giovanna Carloni
  Comparing Student Engagement and Application of Science Content across Modality and Demographics Jonathan Dick
  Defeating Zoom Fatigue: Fun and Effective Teaching using Zoom Nancy Evans
  Deploying Microlearning Apps in a Modern Credentialing Framework Dennis Glenn
  Ensuring High-quality Remote Learning Environments: What We Learned from COVID Frances Hawes
  Engaging Non-traditional Non-credit Learners through Course Redesign Julie Hill
  Transforming Workforce Development through Online Learning Traci Lepicki
  Innovative Strategies to Enliven Synchronous & Asynchronous Remote Learning B Jean Mandernach
  The Premise Review Committee: Enhancing Support for Doctoral Students’ Path to Scientific Maturity Linda Mast
  An Enriching Nursing Journey: From Lecture to Active Classroom Learning Hannah O’Handley
  Creating a First-Year Undergraduate STEM Program Peristeria Paschou
  “Hello, We’re from the Library and We’re Here to Help”: Improving Outreach and Course Support to Faculty Margaret Puentes
  Completing the Puzzle: Managing Multiple Stakeholders across a Course Design and Development Process Anthony Saba
  Back to Basics: Redefining the Role of Faculty in Online Course Development Robert Shields
  Humanizing the Online Classroom: Strategies to Motivate and Engage Saundra Shillingstad
  Welcome Home: Connecting Students to Learning through Empathy Elizabeth Walker-Papke
  Disruptive Innovations in Faculty Development: The Digital Learning Environment and Human Connection Katalin Wargo
  Improving the Asynchronous Experience: Strategies for Incorporating UDL Kristina Wilson
  Accessibility Starts with the Syllabus: Applying Universal Design to Course Policies Melissa Wong
  A Holistic and Integrated Student Support Model: Foundation, Preparation, and Connection—At a Distance Chelsea Young
     
Award Presentations Teach More Students without Increasing Your Instructional Time B Jean Mandernach
  Active Duty Military Learners and Distance Education: Factors of Persistence and Attrition Lydia Ferguson
  Active Duty Military Learners and Distance Education: Factors of Persistence and Attrition Christopher G Floyd
  Active Duty Military Learners and Distance Education: Factors of Persistence and Attrition Alyssa M Gavulic
  Active Duty Military Learners and Distance Education: Factors of Persistence and Attrition Laurel Shaler
  Active Duty Military Learners and Distance Education: Factors of Persistence and Attrition Fred Volk
     

Workshops and Conference Certification Courses (Additional fee, Must register in advance)

Session Format

Session Title

Presenter Name

Workshop Sessions
(Additional Fee. Must register in advance)
Making Practical Sense of Smart Technology in Online K-12 School Systems Kele Anyanwu
  Using OERs to Align to QM informed Excellence in Online Design Standards Joseph Coppola
  Improving Accessibility for Diverse Learner Populations Using Yellowdig and VoiceThread Jeri Goswick
  Begin Here: Planning Effective Learning Environments John Hollenbeck
  Teamwork in a Virtual World: #BuildingRelationships and Beyond Alicia Hughes
  Active Teaching Labs: The Power of Instructor-to-Instructor Learning John Martin
  Teaching Writing and Research Skills in Online Courses Katherine Stamps Mitchell
  Improve Student Learning with Voice and Screencasting Feedback John Orlando
  Collaborative Strategies to Engage Your Students Online Successfully Alicia Peletz
  Game On! Using Games to Drive Active Learning in the Classroom Jacquelynn Pleis
  Engagement Strategies across the Generations: Fixing Broken Pathways with a Student-Centered Approach Selena Ramkeesoon
  Predictable, Present, and Precise—Using the Three Ps to Build Student Engagement Laura Schisler
  First and Lasting Impressions: Creating Course Tour Videos to Guide Online Students Melony Shemberger
  LabXchange: Virtual Labs and Personalized Learning Pathways in Science Education Jessic Silverman
  Ready For Online: Instructional Design Tools to Create Meaningful Engagement Alin Vrancila
     
Conference Certification Courses
(Additional Fee. Must register in advance)
Coursework begins on July 27, ends August 30
Preparing to Teach Online Bootcamp Karin Spader
  Fundamentals of Online Teaching Janet Staker-Woerner
  Online Education Administration Brian Udermann