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K-State Today

July 8, 2014

K-Staters to present at educational technology conference July 31-Aug. 1

Submitted by Shalin Hai-Jew

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Colleague to Colleague, a regional professional organization, will host its annual Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology Thursday, July 31, through Friday, Aug. 1, at Johnson County Community College, in Overland Park. The last day for the two-day regional conference registration is July 18.

Presenters from K-State include the following:

  • Brent A. Anders and Artur Gregorian will co-present on "Instructional Video Capture — K-State's Pilot Results: Using Mediasite for Classroom Capture and Beyond."
  • Joelle Pitts, Melia Fritch and Holger Lenz will co-present on "An International Flipped Classroom: Meeting the Literacy Needs of International Students through the English Language Program."
  • Ben Ward, Daniel Ireton, Joelle Pitts and Nathan Bean will discuss "Transmedia Storytelling Redux: The Results of the Ready Player One Game."
  • Holger Lenz and Swasati Mukherjee will co-present on the Qualtrics survey tool in their presentation, "All the Things Qualtrics Can Do Besides Cooking."
  • Rosemary Talab will present on "Showcasing Student Growth and Learning with a Blog ePortfolio" and "Real Approaches to Virtual Teaching and Advising via Zoom Videoconferencing."
  • Doris Wright-Carroll and Annie Hoekman will present on "Recognizing and Reducing Microaggressions in Online Courses."
  • Meagan Duever will co-present on "Data Visualization Tools for the Novice," with a special focus on Google Fusion Tables​.
  • Shalin Hai-Jew will present on "Exploring the Google Books Ngram Viewer for 'Big Data' Text Corpus Visualizations," "Using Maltego Tungsten to Explore the Cyber-Physical Confluence in Geolocation" and "AutoMap-ping Texts for Human-Machine Analysis and Sense-Making."
  • Ben Ward will lead a special interest group discussion on gamification, and Hai-Jew will lead one on a modified e-Delphi study on massive open online courses that projected the near-future of MOOCs.