2008 Technology Day Events

Technology Day 2008

This year’s event, Building iCommunity: Toolsets for Today, is Wednesday, February 27, 2008 in the PAC Building Concourse. The event kicks off at 11:30 a.m., with a presentation by our keynote speaker, Ann Peterson Bishop at noon. The afternoon continues with demonstrations and breakout sessions by members of the UIS academic community.

Drop in anytime during the day’s events. In addition to showcasing the uses of technology in education, the activities will provide opportunities for networking and for exchanging knowledge and expertise related to technology and education. Prizes and refreshments will be provided.

Additional details regarding the event, and information for guests with special needs, are available by contacting Tulio Llosa, Director of Educational Technology, University of Illinois Springfield, at (217) 206-7755.


[ Download a detailed PDF version of the schedule with session descriptions ]

11:30am – 12:00 noon: Coffee and Refreshments in PAC D

12:00noon – 1:00pm: Keynote Presentation in PAC C-D

Ann Peterson BishopBuilding iCommunity: Technology Meets Civic Engagement
Ann Peterson Bishop, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Co-Director, Community Informatics Initiative.

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1:00pm – 1:15pm: Coffee Break and Refreshments

1:15pm – 4:05pm: Poster Sessions

  • Adaptive Technology in Higher education – Chrisa Potthast
  • Apreso Class Capture – Media Services
  • Area Employers – What technology skills they expect from new employees in various positions within their company – Career Services
  • E-Waste Recycling – Tih-Fen Ting
  • eDocs Document Management: Secure, flexible file sharing
    and collaboration at UIS – Farokh Eslahi
  • IP Phones, Cisco IP Communicator – Jamie Voyles
  • Learning from Each Other: A Community of Practice for E-Learning – COPE-L
  • Monitoring real-time data from Emiquon – Keith Miller
  • Photoshop: Lessons in Digital Wizardry – Gary Bach
  • Powerful Training and Support are Available for You! – Instructional Support and Training
  • Promote and Disseminate Your Research: UIS Scholarly Digital
    Repository – Stephen Smith
  • Software Vendors – TBD
  • Station for Emergency Notification System – TBD
  • Turning Point Audience Response Systems (Clickers) – Tulio Llosa
  • Technology Support Center – Andrew Vermie
  • Using Geographic Information System to Explore Our World – Yang Zhang
  • What Do You
    Want to Know from Banner – Jill Voyles and Bill Bloemer

1:15pm – 1:50pm: Sessions

  • [Room E] Using Public Social Networking for Online Learning – Te-Wei Wang, Assistant Professor, MIS
  • [Room G] More Than Monsters: Job Search in the Digital Age – Lola L. Lucas,
    Adjunct faculty, GPSI/Public Affairs & Administration
  • [Room H] Engaging Students: The Eyes (and Ears) Have It – Leonard Bogle and Vickie Cook,
    Assistant Professors EDL/MTL

1:50pm – 2:00pm: Coffee Break and Refreshments in PAC D

2:00pm – 2:35pm – Sessions

  • [Room E] Designing Peer Group Interactions Online: Principles of Problem-Based Learning – Lorena Johnson,
    Program Director, CPM Program, Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies
  • [Room G] I Didn’t Know You Could Do That at UIS! – Kara McElwrath, Training Specialist, ITS [Resource File, PowerPoint 3.8MB; .pptx]
  • [Room H] Promote and Disseminate Your Research: UIS Scholarly Digital Repository – Stephen Smith,
    Director of Bibliographic Services, Brookens Library

2:35pm – 2:45pm: Coffee Break and Refreshments in PAC D

2:45pm – 3:20pm – Sessions

  • [Room E] Personalized Online Instruction – Kathleen Burns and Tyler Tanaka, Assistant Professor & Online Coordinator, TEP
  • [Room G] OneNote in Teaching and Learning – W. Wesley Wasmundt,
    Special Projects Coordinator, CEHS-Educational Leadership
  • [Room H] English Department using TaskStream for E-portfolios – Kandice Pryor and William Carpenter,
    Clinical Instructor/Writing, Center for Teaching and Learning & Assistant Professor, English [Resource File, PowerPoint 1.1MB; .pps]

3:20pm – 3:30pm: Coffee Break and Refreshments in PAC D

3:30pm – 4:05pm – Sessions

  • [Room E] Strategic Organization for Online Courses – Kathleen Burns and Tyler Tanaka,
    Assistant Professor & Online Coordinator, TEP
  • [Room G] Turn It In: What it is and how to use it – Marcel Yoder,
    Associate Professor, Psychology
  • [Room H] A Collaboration in Second Life – Deb Antoine,
    Instructional Designer, OTEL