Rutgers Online Learning Conference

March 12, 2018

Reimagine Learning through Digital Storytelling

Speaker(s): 
Denise Kreiger, M.Ed., Sharon Stoerger, Ph. D.
Presentation Description: 

Digital storytelling offers creative avenues for student learning through the use of technology tools that go beyond traditional “paper” or “exam” assignments.

Session: 
Session B
Location: 
Room 160
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Use of Asynchronous Video to Engage Students and Create Instructor Presence

Speaker(s): 
Eric Hagan, Christopher Hewatt
Presentation Description: 

Participants in this interactive presentation will see examples of research-based tools and methods for successfully incorporating asynchronous video elements in fully online undergraduate and graduate courses. Participants will be encouraged to share their perspectives, tools, and tips.

Session: 
Session E
Location: 
Room 154
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Energizing the Online Classroom

Speaker(s): 
Lindsay Leach-Sparks
Presentation Description: 

The online classroom can seem very impersonal and uninviting to an online student, especially one new to virtual learning. However, with a few simple tools, the teacher can create an environment of trust and camaraderie among their students that closely replicates the same relationship in the face-to-face classroom.

Session: 
Session E
Location: 
Room 168
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The Virtual Museum of Public Service: A Resource for Teaching Public Administration in a Multimedia World

Speaker(s): 
Lois Warner
Presentation Description: 

This presentation introduces the Virtual Museum of Public Service (VMPS) as a teaching resource, demonstrating its use in the delivery of public administration core courses. The presentation includes students’ assessments of the advantages and disadvantages of multimedia technologies in the on line classroom, and lessons learned about using these methodologies.

Session: 
Session A
Location: 
Room 158
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Universal Design in Online Courses

Presentation Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 11:45am
Speaker(s): 
Beth Ritter-Guth
Presentation Description: 

This interactive presentation will focus on two tools that produce universally designed learning objects in online courses (Thinglink & EdPuzzle). Thinglink provides content tagging for still images whle EdPuzzle allows the user to manipulate videos with voice overs, notes, and assessments.

Session: 
Session B (11:45am - 12:30pm)
Location: 
Breakout 4 - Brunswick Ballroom C (lower level)
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Creating a culture of learning online: assessment and feedback to promote community and student success

Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 11:15am
Speaker(s): 
Dana Pilla, Christie DeCarolis
Presentation Description: 

How does formative assessment contribute to student success in online learning?

Session: 
Session E (11:15am - 12:00pm)
Location: 
Breakout 3 - Garden State C (lobby level)
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Student Use of Captions when Using Lecture Recordings for Studying and Learning

Presentation Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 11:45am
Speaker(s): 
Steve Garwood, Nick Linardopoulos
Presentation Description: 

This presentation will indicate the results of a study on student use of captions which were added to lecture recordings in a large lecture hall course. Students frequently indicated using captions as part of their studying and learning process and perceived them as valuable to their level of achievement in the course.

Session: 
Session B (11:45am - 12:30pm)
Location: 
Breakout 2 - Garden State AB (lobby level)
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Want to Turn Your Students into Digital-Age Informavores? Create Infographics to Tell Data-Driven Stories!

Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 3:35pm
Speaker(s): 
Sharon Stoerger, Ph.D., Denise Kreiger
Presentation Description: 

The Introduction to Information Technology and Informatics course is the gateway course for the undergraduate Information Technology and Informatics (ITI) major in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. It has traditionally followed a teacher-centered, lecture-based format.

Session: 
Session G (3:35pm - 4:20pm)
Location: 
Breakout 1 - Regency Ballroom (lobby level)
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Using virtual worlds to teach clinical social work skills in online courses

Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 2:15pm
Speaker(s): 
Rachel Schwartz, Edward Alessi, and Rick Anderson
Presentation Description: 

A common concern among faculty in professional programs is how clinical skills can be effectively taught in an online environment. This presentation will focus on how technology has been used in a clinical social work program to help students develop skills through the use of simulated role plays, group work and case presentation.

Session: 
Session F (2:15pm - 3:00pm)
Location: 
Breakout 1 - Regency Ballroom (lobby level)
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Easy and Engaging Formative Assessments

Presentation Date: 
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 3:35pm
Speaker(s): 
John Kerrigan, Cecilia Arias
Presentation Description: 

Incorporating formative assessment strategies into your teaching practice regularly can help serve two purposes: providing you, the instructor, with a snapshot of what your students are learning; and, giving students the type of feedback necessary to help them move towards mastery of the content.

Session: 
Session C (3:35pm - 4:20pm)
Location: 
Breakout 2 - Garden State AB (lobby level)
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RUOnlineCon 2018
12 March 2018
200 Atrium Drive

Somerset, NJ 08873

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