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ITLS Schedule


ITLS 2018 Schedule
Time Session Presenter Institutional Affiliation Session Title Location
8:00-8:50 Check-In + Coffee Houston (220)
9:00-9:50 Keynote Houston (220)
Dr. Jeff Morgan UH Welcome
Dr. Maria Andersen Coursetune Surviving and Thriving in the Age of Technology-Enhanced Learning
10:00-10:50 Session 1
Dr. Maria Andersen Coursetune Learning is Not a Spectator Sport Space City (214)
Dr. Ken Ripperger-Suhler and Anjana Singhal UH Teaching a Problem Based Course in an Active Learning Classroom Bayou City (219)
Drs. Mary Jo Parker and Sanghamitra Saha UHD Using BlackBoard Learn Evaluation Tools to Inform Learner Preferences and Course Design in an Online Non-Majors Biology Course Heights (224)
Drs. Zahir Latheef, Robert Robinson and Sedef Smith UHD Realistic Job Preview as an Alternative to Student Readiness for Online Learning Surveys Downtown (261)
Drs. Dan Burleson and Erin McCave UH Creating an Active Learning Classroom with an Engaging Online Platform in the Engineering First Year Experience Midtown (262)
11:00-11:50 Session 2
Dr. Susie Gronseth, Bouchra Bakach, Stojanka Berry, Isra Khan, Lucero Munoz, Chibuzo Okechukwu-Udeji and Manga Sako UH Enhancing Collaborative Learning with Emerging Technologies Space City (214)
Gavin Steiger and Marcial Contreras UHCL Five Accessibility Features for Inclusive Document Design Bayou City (219)
Dr. Cesar Garza UHD From Lecture to Active Learning Heights (224)
Velvette Laurence and Dr. Laura Turchi UH Collaboration and Technology Integration Over Time: The Evolution of a Course and Its Instructional Team Downtown (261)
12:00-12:50 Lunch Conference badge required. Houston (220)
1:00-1:50 Session 3
Drs. Lisa Farmer and Ann Cheek UH Cultivating Creative Communication through Graphic Summary Space City (214)
Drs. Linda Autry and Kayla Sappington UHV Digital Photography for a Themed Approach to First Year Seminar Bayou City (219)
Drs. Eulises Avellaneda and Edna Velasquez UH Vblogging to Foster a Community of Practice, Content Learning, and Academic Discourse in Online Classes Heights (224)
Becca Guler UHCL Digital Tools for Student Success: Apps, Sites, Browser Extensions Downtown (261)
Drs. Cindy Hudson, Tara Vaughn and Karen Camargo UHV Scholarly Writing Across the Curriculum in Baccalaureate Education Midtown (262)
2:00-2:50 Session 4
Dr. Jill Martiniuk UH Creating Global Citizens: Blogging and Audience in the Literature Classroom Space City (214)
Drs. Sherry Vafa and Charlene Murphee UHV Games and Classroom Engagement Bayou City (219)
Dr. Natalia Matveeva UHD Using Grading Rubrics to Better Contextualize Assignments Heights (224)
Dr. Sammy Hwang and Wayne Thomas UH Access and Success: Why Accessibility Matters and How We Can Make It Better Downtown (261)
Rita Vela Blackboard TBA Midtown (262)
3:00-4:00 Wrap-Up Party Join us for the door prize drawings as well as refreshments and fun! Space City (214)

The Innovative Teaching and Learning Symposium, a joint venture for all four UH System Universities (UH, UH-Downtown, UH-Clear Lake, and UH-Victoria), is designed to bring together individuals interested in the review and evaluation of emerging technologies. We are interested in interactive sessions for workshops, discovery sessions, information sessions, and hands-on demonstrations that engage and inform participants.

Questions about ITLS? Send us an email.

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