Schedule of Events

Tuesday, September 9

8:00 to 9:45 Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast in Break Area
9:45 to 10:00 Conference Opening: Dr. Keith Bailey [Room 108]
10:00 to 11:00 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ronald Jones (Introduction By Dean Korner) [Room 108]
11:00 to 12:00

Session 1A [Room 104]

Session 1B [Room 105] Session 1C [Room 107]
e-Learning promoting international cooperation in art and design education Mr. Martti Raevaara Using e-Learning to develop a multimedia mindset
Ms. Charlotte Barry
Grown-up Show and Tell (or the Shaping of a Personal design Process through e-Learning)
Mr. Wade Lough
CCRE: Blended learning approach for architecture and opening U. Porto to society
Dr. Pedro Neto
Mediated Performance to Enhance Online and Blended Arts-Related Learning
Mr. Rob Roznowski and Mr. Kirk Domer
Blogging and Podcasting the Liberal Arts
Dr. Christopher Long
12:15 to 1:15 Lunch Speaker: Mr. Cole Camplese, Director of Educational Technology Services, Penn State University [Dean's Hall]
1:30 to 4:30 Hands-on Workshop: Digital Storytelling : Mashup/Remix
[Rooms 106 and 208]
4:30 to 5:00 Transportation to Campus
Bus to campus from Confrence Main Entrance
5:00 to 6:00

On-Campus Events featuring Innovative Implementations of Technology


Immersive Environments Lab

The Immersive Environments Lab (IEL) is a joint project of Penn State's Information Technology Services (ITS) and the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. The purpose of the lab is to facilitate the effective use of Virtual Reality techniques in the design arts and other disciplines.
Timothy Murtha

Prospects and Possibilities: Creating a Virtual Art Museum in Second Life

The session describes the development and re-creation of a campus art museum in the virtual multi-user environment of Second Life. Resources, pros and cons, and future plans will all be discussed.
Dana Carlisle Kletchka

208 Stuckeman Family Building


Palmer Museum of Art

6:00 to 6:15 Walk to Hintz Family Alumni Center
6:30 to 7:45 Conference Reception at Hintz Family Alumni Center: Welcome from President Graham Spanier
Hintz Family Alumni Center
8:00 to 10:00 Free Time
Either return to Penn Stater Conference Center or explore downtown State College.
Free transportation will be departing from Hintz parking lot provided back to conference center every half hour until 10:00 PM.


Wednesday, September 10

8:00 to 9:00 Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 to 10:00

Session 2A [Room 104]

Session 2B [Room 105] Session 2C [Room 107]
No matter where you are" teaching at a distance
Ms. Cherie Lebbon & John Owen

The Evolution of Art 10
Anna Divinsky

Media 2.0 News: Web 2.0 Technologies and Student Practice
Mr. Jason Whittaker & Ms. Jacqui Boddington
'Talking TV': a wiktionary of professional and critical terms for TV production
Dr. Christine Truran
e-Learning Management and the Arts: the Drupal Solution
Mr. Bryan Ollendyke
Educating into the Workplace: Bridging Students into the Creative Industries
 Ms. Jacqui Boddington
10:15 to 11:15

Session 3A [Room 104]

Session 3B [Room 105] Session 3C [Room 107]
Real Life Second Life; Contemporary Learners and Learning Relationships
Ms. Suzie Norris & Ms. Lisa Mann
The e-flective Practitioner: Using Blogs to Enhance Reflective Practice at Postgraduate Level in Art and Design
Mr. Paul Lowe
The Effects of Digital Media on the Development of Cognitive Function
Mr. Domenic Licata
(In)Forming Virtual Learning Communities through Group Portraits
Dr. Karen Keifer-Boyd

Teaching online tutors- getting them to empathise with the online student's experience
Mr. Ashley Pinn

Using Second Life in a blended approach to enhancing student-writer's learning
Mr. Andy Savery
11:30 to 1:00 Lunch Speaker: Kevin Smith [Dean's Hall]
1:15 to 2:15

Session 4A [Room 104]

Session 4B [Room 105] Session 4C [Room 107]
Adding the Student Perspective to the Design of Studio-Based Art Courses
Mr. Scott Dinho

When Online is Better: Teaching and Learning Writing
Dr. Anne Hoag
Helpme: I'm going to be a student
Ms. Steph Cosgrove & Mr. Alex Di Savoia
Sketchbook: social networking through visual research
Ms. Julia Gaimster
Teaching Beginning Photography: How Engaging New Technologies Gave Us an
Innovative Perspective on Solving an Old Problem
Mr. Keith Shapiro
The United Kingdom's Benchmarking Exercise: an arts institution confronts its own e-shortfalls
Ms. Kelly Parsons & Dr. John Butcher
2:30 to 3:30

Session 5A [Room 104]

Session 5B [Room 105]
Putting the "Human" Back in Humanities: Redesigning the Large Lecture Course as a Hybrid
Mr. Don Humphreys
Engaging Faceless Students
Dr. Alan Benjamin
Forked Thinking: Tines as Adaptable Systems of Expression for Teaching and Learning
Thylias Moss
Teaching Interactive Media and Object Design using Web 2.0 technologies and Second Life
Ms. Bridget Sullivan and Ms. Jan Baum
3:45 to 4:45 Closing Session [Room 108]