2019 Professional Development Workshops : Wednesday Oct. 24
AECT's Annual International Convention
Las Vegas, Nevada October 23 - October 27, 2019

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  Title:  11-W - Innovative Case-Based E-Learning Design for Enhancing Real-World Problem Solving: Three Principles and Seven Strategies
AllAcademicCode:  1469892
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  The workshop will demonstrate a variety of case-based e-learning models, according to different types of problems--such as dynamic decision-making, diagnosis-solution problems, design problems, and ethical dilemmas--that have been developed and implemented in Human Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Engineering, Agricultural Science, and Teacher Education. Three principles and seven strategies for case-based e-learning design, which have emerged through a series of the research projects, will be presented with examples of e-learning products and its development processes (http://elearning.coe.uga.edu).
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Sponsor:  Fee-Based Workshops       Session Type: Workshop
    Presenter(s):  ® Ikseon Choi, The University of Georgia,

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  Title:  11-Wb - Use of Online Community of Inquiry Syllabus Rubric for Course Developers and Collaborators
AllAcademicCode:  1397391
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  The syllabus serves as an action plan, which can be used as a resource for collaboration with instructional designers. In this session, participants will discuss how the Online Community of Inquiry Syllabus Rubricİ (Rogers & Van Haneghan, 2015) can be used to pinpoint course development discussions (or self-review) on cognitive presence, social presence, and teaching presence for distance education instructors. Research and development of the rubric, worked samples, and rubric rater training will be provided.
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    Presenter(s):  ® Gurupreet Khalsa, University of South Alabama, ® Sandra Rogers, Spring Hill College,

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  Title:  11-Wd - Instructional Designers as Writers
AllAcademicCode:  1396948
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  The types of writing projects that instructional designers are expected to create are vast and varied. However, these multiple forms of writing are not directly taught in most instructional design programs. Good writing takes time and practice and a basic knowledge of the types of writing required in the field in which one is employed. In this workshop the participants will explore several types of writing projects and apply a writing model to one.
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Sponsor:  Fee-Based Workshops       Session Type: Workshop
    Presenter(s):  ® Kathleen Ingram, Purdue University Global,

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  Title:  11-We - Planning for Change Through a Systems Thinking Approach
AllAcademicCode:  1397380
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  This workshop aims at facilitating the understanding of systems thinking through the development of a plan for change through a systems thinking approach. It is designed to provide participants with hands-on experiences that deconstruct the process systematically, in an engaging and collaborative setting, culminating in a product that can be used as a blueprint for change in any work setting. The workshop format will consist of short presentations and group activities facilitated by the presenters.
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    Presenter(s):  ® Suha Tamim, University of South Carolina, Beth Rajan Sockman, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania,

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  Title:  11-Wf - Q Methodology Primer: A Mixed Methods Approach to Research
AllAcademicCode:  1397284
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  Are you looking for a methodology that will help you identify and articulate perceptions of various stakeholders groups in your research? Are you overwhelmed by in-depth interviews but underwhelmed by the interpretive value of Likert surveys? Then this workshop is for you. Learn the basic philosophy, technique and method that is Q-methodology, and add a new tool to your researcher tool-kit. In addition, learn about the pedagogical applications of Q-methodology in your classroom.
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    Presenter(s):  ® Brandy Walker, University of Georgia,

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  Title:  11-Wg - From Competency Definition to Assessment Design: Preparing for Competency-Based Education
AllAcademicCode:  1397294
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  With the growing number of competency-based education (CBE) programs in higher education, major challenges faced by faculty/instructors, students, and program directors are developing comprehensive competencies and designing effective assessments that align with the competencies. To this end, this workshop aims to introduce the techniques and approaches for competency and assessment development in CBE.
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    Presenter(s):  ® Secil Caskurlu, Purdue University, ® Iryna Ashby, Purdue University,

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  Title:  11-Wh - Heroes Rise Up: Course Design for Students who have Disabilities (and those who do not)
AllAcademicCode:  1397394
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  In this workshop, we begin with the presumption that all students deserve to participate equally, accessible design is not just a set of technical chores, and instructors genuinely care about student learning. We will look at what blocks access for students who have disabilities and provide timesaving productive accessibility strategies with readability design and effective tools for Word, PDFs, PowerPoints, Forms, and Captions, and we will extend design principles to teaching practice.
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Sponsor:  Fee-Based Workshops       Session Type: Workshop
    Presenter(s):  ® Ludy (Ludwika) Goodson, Purdue University Fort Wayne, ® Xiaokai Jia, Indiana University,

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  Title:  11-Wi - Paperless Processes with Google Drive
AllAcademicCode:  1397154
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  Whether you're an adept user of apps like Docs, Forms, and Sheets or a novice, this workshop will help you. Add-ons like Choice Eliminator can with easy scheduling or selection tasks common in courses. Confirmation emails or mail merge functions provided by FormMule and Autocrat can help a variety of contexts. All participants will complete project analysis survey to identify specific apps and add-ons to cover in this tailored Google Drive workshop hosted by a Certified Google Trainer.
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Sponsor:  Fee-Based Workshops       Session Type: Workshop
    Presenter(s):  ® Tonia Dousay, University of Idaho,

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  Title:  FULL 11-Wj - How to Tell Your Data Story with Interactive Visualizations
AllAcademicCode:  1397045
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wednesday, Oct. 24
Description:  Attendees of this workshop have the opportunity to explore the world of data visualizations and how to convert data into meaningful and insightful graphics. Participants will learn and practice techniques for creating a variety of innovative visualizations designed to engage a wide audience including students, professionals, teachers, and researchers as well as the general public with their research. No prior experience with data visualization tools is required.
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Sponsor:  Fee-Based Workshops       Session Type: Workshop
    Presenter(s):  ® Cathy Green, Oklahoma State University,

 


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