• 2011 Academic Affairs Summer Meeting Handouts

    Thursday, July 28

    Pre-Conference Workshop: Red Balloon Essentials
    Presenter: George L. Mehaffy, Vice President, Academic Leadership and Change, AASCU, Washington, D.C.;
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    Opening Plenary: The Next Generation Course Redesign Project
    Presenters: Philip Turner, Learning Enhancement Specialist in the Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign, and Brenda McCoy, Director, Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree Program, University of North Texas
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    Redesign Strategies to Improve Quality, Access and Efficiency
    Presenters: William Graves, Senior Vice President, Academic Strategy, and Thomas Wagner, Vice President, Product Management & Student Services, SunGard Higher Education; and John Hammang, Director of Special Projects, AASCU
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    Friday, July 29

    College Algebra Course Redesign: A Way to Improve Student Success and Faculty Productivity
    Presenter: Tammy Muhs, General Education Program Mathematics Coordinator, Mathematics Assistance and Learning Lab Director, University of Central Florida
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    Globalization Roadmap: Building Language Programs with On-line Learning
    Presenters: Jack Marmorstein, Principal Researcher, Rosetta Stone Labs, and Cathy Quenzer, Senior Director, Rosetta Stone Education
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    Re-Imagining Composition Courses In Light of Best Research-Based Practices
    Presenter: Elizabeth Wardle, Associate Chair and Director of Writing Outreach Programs, Department of Writing and Rhetoric, University of Central Florida
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    The Ups and Downs of a Course Redesign and Why It Is Still Worth It
    Presenter: Jennifer Metzler, Assistant Professor of Biology, Ball State University (Ind.)
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    “Opening” Developmental Mathematics: New Resources for New Approaches

    Presenter: Gary Lopez, Executive Director, Monterey Institute for Technology and Education, Calif.
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    Academy e-Learning: An Ongoing Curriculum Transformation Project
    Presenter: Sandra M. Flake, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, CSU, Chico
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    Exemplary eCourses: Employing Best Practices in Design and Quality
    Presenter: Gayle Nelson, eTROY Director of Instructional Design and Educational Resources, Troy University (Ala.)
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    Epsilen as a Learner Engagement Service
    Presenters: Evan Nisonson, CEO, and Mekelle Douglas, Business Development Director, Epsilen
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    You’ve Got a Great Teacher Education Program. Why Doesn’t Anyone Know About It?
    Presenter: Mark Girod, Chair, Teacher Education, Western Oregon University
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    Freshman Year Course Redesign at the University of South Carolina Upstate
    Presenters: Marsha A. Dowell, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Warren J. Carson, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; and Deryle Hope, Associate Director, International Studies, University of South Carolina Upstate
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    A New Model for Faculty Collaboration: Ensuring Rigorous Curriculum and Assessment in Dual Credit Courses
    Presenter: Ralph V. Rogers, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Purdue University Calumet (Ind.)
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    Utilizing Shared Resources to Increase Access and Decrease Costs: Leveraging the Benefits of a System in Georgia
    Presenters: Sandra S. Stone, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Andy Meyer, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dalton State College (Ga.)
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    Using the Red Balloon Initiative to Inform Strategic Planning and Transform the Learning Environment
    Presenter: Rebecca O. Turner, Provost and Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs, Jacksonville State University (Ala.)
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    Reinventing the Polytechnic
    Presenters: Zvi Szafran, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Jeffrey Ray, Dean of Engineering Technology and Management, Southern Polytechnic State University (Ga.)
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    Saturday, July 30

    Plenary: Red Balloons and Old Moles—Transforming the Undergraduate Learning Experience
    Presenter: Howard Cohen, Former Chancellor, Purdue University Calumet
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    Leveraging Technology to Increase Student Success in Chemistry: ChemVantage.org
    Presenter: Charles A. Wight, Professor of Chemistry and Dean of the Graduate School, University of Utah
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    Faculty Roles and Rewards: Shared Governance and Administrative Transparency in the New Normal
    Presenters: William J. McKinney, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Robert Barrett, Presiding Officer of the Purdue University Faculty and Professor, Department of Computer Science; and Stanley W. Davis, Speaker of the Indiana University Faculty, Professor and Chair, Department of Accounting and Finance, IPFW
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    Big Class, Small Communities: Creating New Structures in a First-Year Writing Course
    Presenter: Kim Jaxon, Assistant Professor of English, CSU Chico
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    Ready, Set, Uh-oh! Navigating Institutional Change: One Institution’s Strategy for Instituting Engaged Learning
    Presenters: Sandra Jordan, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs; Scott Dillard, Professor, Department of English and Rhetoric; Steven Elliott-Gower, Director, Honors Program; and Julia Metzker, Associate Professor; Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy, Georgia College
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    Cross-Institutional Collaboration in Course Design and Delivery: Intercampus Collaboration and Course Redesign in Missouri
    Presenters: Ronald R. Rosati, Provost, and David Starrett, Dean, University Studies and Academic Information Services, Southeast Missouri State University; and Willie Redmond, Faculty Fellow, Southeast Missouri State University
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    Establishing a Niche in International Programs: Partnering with Other Universities
    Presenter: David E. Todt, Provost, Shawnee State University (Ohio)
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    Using the Voluntary System of Accountability to Measure Learning Outcomes: Issues and Opportunities
    Presenter: Christine Keller, VSA Executive Director, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, Washington, D.C.
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    A Course Redesign Initiative at a Southern Public University
    Presenters: G. David Johnson, Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs, and Jack Dempsey, Director, Innovation in Learning Center, University of South Alabama
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    Rethinking Entry-Level Mathematics
    Presenters: Martha L. Venn, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Barry J. Monk, Chair of Mathematics, Macon State College
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