Conference Agenda

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Pre-conference Seminars
No additional charge to those registering for the conference

8:30 - 9:00 am
Pre-conference Seminar Registration

9:00 am - Noon
Designing and Marketing Faculty
Development Programs
, with William A. Draves

The essentials and fundamental aspects of faculty development, from when to email faculty to selecting room size

9:00 am - Noon
Generational Learning Styles, with Kassia
Dellabough, Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

1:00 - 4:00 pm
New! The 11 Top Retention and
Completion Strategies
, with William A. Draves

Boosting completion rates are now a high priority for society. Session includes pioneering research gathered from both practitioners and education literature.

1:00 - 4:00 pm
Creating Hybrid/Blended/Flipped Courses, with Kassia Dellabough, Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

1 p.m. – 4 p.m. New! Students with Asperger’s/ASD-1, with Julie Coates, Vice President for Research and Information Services, LERN, and author of the pioneering book “Generational Learning Styles.”

4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Society for Faculty Development Council meeting

Monday, March 3, 2014

7:30 - 8:30 am
Registration and Complimentary Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 am
Opening Session, “The State of Faculty Development,” with William A. Draves, President, Learning Resources Network

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Making Faculty Feel Part of the Community, Jill Y. Fuson, Faculty Director, School of Management, American Public University System, Charles Town, WV

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Rethinking Grades: Using Game-like Elements to Increase Student Motivation, Andy K. Stanfield, Assistant Vice President, Assessment and Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Florida Institute of Technology, Crawford, FL

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Complimentary Morning Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Building Online Learning Communities with Voice Thread, Liliana Toader, Academic Coordinator of Distance Learning, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI

11:15 a.m. – Noon Adding More Visual Appeal to Slides, Drusilla Pair, Instructional Technologist, Hampton U Online, Hampton University, Hampton, VA

Noon – 1 p.m. Complimentary Networking Luncheon

1 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Small Group Discussions on faculty development topics

1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m Faculty Navigator: Increasing Faculty Retention, with Sheila McKay and Elizabeth Hagell, Instructors, Nursing Department, Red Deer College, Red Deer, AB, Canada

2 p.m. – 2:15 p.m Break

2:15 p.m. – 3 p.m Faculty Development for Chairs and Administrative Staff, Martha King, Office of Faculty Affairs, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

3:15 p.m. – 4 p.m Adopting Blended Learning Strategies: How to get faculty on board, Micah Murdock, Instruction Development Coordinator, Brigham Young University-Idaho, Rexburg, ID

Every institution in higher education should have at least one person attend this important event.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

7:30 - 8:15 am
Complimentary Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 am
General Session, “The Future of Faculty Development

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Support Elements for Designing Online Courses, Lisa Lamor, CFD, Faculty Development Specialist, South Central College, North Mankato, MN

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Challenging the One-Shot Professional Development Workshop Model, with Susan Blackwell and Toni Morris, Professional Development Facilitators, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Complimentary Morning Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Best Practices for Developing Faculty Learning Communities/Circles, Kassia Dellabough, Director, Office of Professional Outreach & Development for Students, School of Architecture & Allied Arts, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

11:15 a.m. – Noon Education in the 21st Century: 2014 Edition, with William A. Draves, one of education’s leading futurists

Noon Conference Ends on Time