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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
Engagement Strategies across the Generations: Fixing Broken Pathways with a Student-Centered Approach Selena Ramkeesoon
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)

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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
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