2012 Technology Symposium Schedule
Location: 120 Tremont Street
May 9th, 2012


9:00 – 9:30      Registration & Continental Breakfast


9:30 – 9:45      Welcome


9:45 – 10:45    Keynote Speaker –

                    President James McCarthy


11:00 – 11:30  Concurrent I

a. A Spoonful of Technology (Sugar) Makes the Tax-Learning (Medicine) Go Down (Muehlmann)

b. Complexity and Usability: How process based learning enables non-traditional designers to think spatially and visually (Solley)

c. Mapping Our Way through the Information Age: GIS at Suffolk (Lussier & Bokhari)


11:45– 12:15   Concurrent II

a. Using Prezi to Promote Dynamic Teaching (Agigian)

b. Taking a Practical First Step Toward Hybrid Education (Pelletier)


12:15 – 1:15    Lunch                        
1:30 – 2:30      Concurrent III

a. Accessing Courses Through Technology: The experience of students with disabilities (Behling & Cioffi)

b. Online Learning – Quo Vadis? - Managing, Teaching and Learning (Rahman)

c. Sharing experiences and best practices with Connect and with Connect integration with Blackboard (Markelevich)


2:45 – 3:15      Concurrent IV

a. A Professor's Guide to Twitter: Expanding the Classroom and Promoting Scholarship (Teninbaum & DeFabritiis)

b. Revising Writing Pedagogy: Best Practices in Teaching Writing Online (Pascale & Vinay)

c. Leverage Technology Tools To Make Your Teaching More Efficient and Flexible (Detjen)


3:30– 4:00       Concurrent V

a. EZAnalyze, a free alternative to SPSS for teaching basic statistical concepts (Poynton)

b. Muddiest Points and the Cool Tool – CourseCast (Rahman)

c. The Demise of the Textbook and the Rise of ... Something Else (Lewis)


4:00 – 4:30      Wrap-up & Raffle