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2019
Thursday, May 30th
8:00 AM

Breakfast and Registration Check In

Emerging Learning Design

Meal Break

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

University Hall Grand Concourse

Enjoy continental breakfast while you register and get settled into the conference space.

9:00 AM

Opening Remarks and Donuts and Design Kick - Off

Emerging Learning Design

Donuts and Design

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

University Hall 1060

Welcome to the start of ELDc 2019 and learn more about our UnConference Donuts and Design sessions.

10:00 AM

Build Your Own Active Learning Adventure

Veronica Armour, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Eliza Blau, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Dena Novak, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Ruth Ronan, Rutgers University

Interactive Presentation

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1145

Active learning can present unique challenges that may prevent faculty from adapting it for use in their classroom. As part of a collaboration across departments, a group of instructional designers seek to build a toolbox of resources that will support faculty through guided interactivity and provide for self-directed exploration of solutions to common challenges to active learning.

Grouping Matters: A New Way of Thinking About Group Assignment

AJ Kelton, Montclair State University

Interactive Presentation

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1121

Group work is the bane of most students' academic experience, yet an integral part of many courses. This session will demonstrate and discuss 3 primary grouping types (random, self-select, and purposeful) and will introduce an online tool designed to make grouping based on criteria (purposeful) easier on the instructor.

Innovation for Emerging Learning Design: Where do Academic Librarians get their ideas from?

Sergio Chaparro, Virginia Commonwealth University

Interactive Presentation

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1120

Academic librarians support educators and design and implement instructional learning in a variety of formats and styles. However, where do academic librarians get the innovative ideas they are supposed to grasp and utilize to remain ahead of the current? How do they assimilate them? How close are they to innovation? This presentation proposes a space to discuss these challenges.

The gamification of education: collaboration and identity in problem solving

Brant Knutzen EdD, The University of Hong Kong

Interactive Presentation

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1143

This project is an investigation of the factors which affect the engagement and satisfaction of learners using a multi-user virtual immersive environment. The focus is on the roles that the social construction of knowledge, and a virtual identity, play in exploring a virtual environment for solutions to problems.

11:00 AM

A Designer’s Reflections on Designing for ‘Productive Failure’

Nilanjana Saxena, Higher Education Institution, Singapore

Interactive Presentation

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1143

The world is grappling with education failing to meet with industry demands for skills. We’re constantly striving to design for learning that is able to meet with the emerging societal and Industrial needs. Against this background what should the learning design strategy be?

Of particular relevance is Productive Failure (PF) a deeper learning design strategy, which runs counter to a traditional Direct Instruction methodology. In this presentation I share my experience of designing learning experiences informed by PF. Subsequently, Participants assume the role of a learner to get a flavour of PF.

Collaborative and Project Based Learning: Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges in Online Learning

Maaike Bouwmeester, NYU
Trang Thi Thuy Tran, NYU

Interactive Presentation

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1120

Helping students apply what is learned in coursework to real-world situations is something educators and instructional designers strive for yet many online courses rely on discussion, videotaped lectures and quick knowledge checks and quizzes as their primary approach.

In this presentation, we will explore how educators and instructional designers can use collaborative and project-based learning approaches in online contexts and how to adapt or overcome some of the challenges associated with these approaches in an online learning environment.

Participants will come away with specific strategies and tips on creating an effective collaborative and project-based learning approaches in the online learning context.

Emerge Self-Aware and Empowered through Personalized Learning

Joel Johnston

Interactive Presentation

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1121

Connect authentically with learners by assessing learning behaviors and cataloguing their metacognition. Join an interactive session exploring how self-awareness and personalized learning can be used as approaches to meet the challenges you face. Discover how a common vocabulary describing learning can make a measurable difference in instruction and student support!

Leveling Up Your LMS-Based Course Through Gamification!

Erica H. Lucci, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway

Interactive Presentation

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1145

This conference presentation will be based upon my personal experience gamifying a hybrid course offered during the Spring 2019 semester. I will share how I went through the gamification process for my Canvas LMS course shell and the resources I used along the way, including helpful tips and tricks from the online Canvas Community, blog posts from educational technology experts, journal articles, and gamification guide books, in combination with my personal research background in quest-based learning, gamification, and game-based learning techniques.

NOTE: While I am currently utilizing the Canvas LMS platform for my teaching, the techniques I am introducing in this interactive presentation can be adapted for other LMSes as well!

12:00 PM

Boxed Lunch

Emerging Learning Design

Meal Break

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center Lobby

Enjoy your boxed lunch anywhere you like on the beautiful Montclair University campus or with one of pre-arranged affinity groups.

Following the Concurrent B sessions, proceed to APC Center to collect your box lunch. Member+ Members can get their box lunches in UN 1021, which will serve as the Member+ Lounge for lunch. Member+ members are welcome to lunch here.

SPECIAL ORDER LUNCH: If you have a ticket indicating a special order lunch requested during registration, please stop by the Member+ Lounge, UN 1021, to get your lunch.

Click the lunch title link for more lunch information about eating locations.

1:15 PM

Donuts and Design

Emerging Learning Design

Donuts and Design

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

University Hall, ADP Center Classrooms

Donuts and Design is our Un-Conference session. Visit rooms based on topics, projects, etc. that you and your fellow conference attendees have recommended from our morning session or throughout the day. We will continue these conversations and potentially add more topics during our Friday session.

2:15 PM

Expanding Opportunities for Students in IT through Participatory Service Design

Dhvani A. Toprani, Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus
Kris Benefield, Pennsylvania State University - Main Campus

Interactive Presentation

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center 1143

The current case study aims at analyzing an undergraduate student led IT service at Penn State University called ‘Tech Tutors’. We discuss how a group of young IT professionals began working as Tech Tutors believing they would learn more about technology, but ended up learning a lot more about people. This case study also presents an example of how to enhance IT services by using a participatory design framework.

Game-Based Learning in a Public Health Course

Jason Guzman, Columbia University
Ashley Kingon, Columbia University

Interactive Presentation

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center 1121

Game-based learning can enhance learning in a variety of ways, but creating these experience can seem out of reach for many university instructors (Lepper & Malone, 1987). This presentation looks at a case of implementing game-based learning in a masters-level public health course.

Inclusive uses of avatars and narratives in VR biology simulations

Amy L. Pate, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus

Interactive Presentation

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center 1120

When developing online lab simulations for the new online biology degree, the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, created a cross-discipline team to view content through a lens of inclusion. This team developed a framework for language, discussion examples, and successfully opened a dialogue with developers on the issue of inclusion.

Mind the Gap: A Discussion on the Effects of the Generation and Technological Literacy Disparity on Innovation

Sarah Sangregorio

Interactive Presentation

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center 1145

The way Generation Y, Z and beyond communicate and perceive technology is fundamentally different from their professors, most of whom span the Baby Boomer generation and Generation X.

Effective adoption of technology and future bleeding edge innovations hinges on adoption from both a generational standpoint and a technical standpoint. How can we foster both sides in pursuit of successful adoption?

The Reflective Design Cycle: Plan, Execute, Reflect

AJ Kelton, Montclair State University

Interactive Presentation

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

University Hall 1060

This session will overview the concept of reflective practice relating to design, including “reflection-in-action”, “reflection-on-action”, and “frame analysis”, and provide examples of each. We will then consider how these practices can be applied to learning design and specifically to the common issues dealing with student group formation and process.

3:30 PM

Keynote Presentation - Cultivating Connected Growth and Life Change: From Immersive Worlds to Empowered Ecosystems

Sasha Barab, Arizona State University

Keynote

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

University Hall 1060

In this talk, Dr. Barab will share experiences as a game designer and learning scientist moving from a focus on knowledge transactions to empowered ecosystems. Rather than a focus on games as products, and change as something one does to another, the work positions growth as a shared accomplishment distributed among the designers, the service providers, and, especially, those being impacted … all in relation to local ecosystems.

5:00 PM

Dining Groups

Emerging Learning Design

Social/Networking

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center Lobby

Meet at the APD Center to join fellow conference attendees for dining at one of the local Upper Montclair restaurants.

Game Night

Emerging Learning Design

Social/Networking

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center 1020

Grab a quick bite or order delivery from near by, play a variety of available table top games or bring your own games, and unwind in the APD center Thursday evening.

Friday, May 31st
8:00 AM

Breakfast

Emerging Learning Design

Meal Break

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

University Hall, ADP Center Lobby

Enjoy a continental breakfast in the ADP Center before Friday's program begins.

9:00 AM

Helping students leverage and manage their learning through mobile experiences

Kinta D. Montilus, Pearson
Tiantian Jin, Pearson

Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1120

The current generation has become increasingly reliant on mobile devices, using them to remain connected, knowledgeable, and social on the go. Undoubtedly, self-management plays an essential role in their life-long learning. How should educational stakeholders take advantages from mobile technology to foster the self-management skills for the emerging generation?

Planning for Motivation

Ruth Ronan, Rutgers University

Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1143

Motivation plays a central role in the adult learner’s ability to engage in classroom activities. This workshop explores recent findings in self-determination theory and introduces attendees to tools that can help them develop a motivational strategy as part of instructional planning.

Words That Motivate: Increasing Your Teaching Communication Effectiveness

Regina Efimchik, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Danielle Heuer

Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

University Hall, ADP Center 1121

The way you communicate with your students and colleagues impacts your professional presence and their motivation level to learn from and work with you. In e-mail messages and discussion boards, where we lose the visual and vocal cues humans often rely on, the words we choose are key.

11:00 AM

Donuts and Design

Emerging Learning Design

Donuts and Design

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

University Hall, ADP Center Classrooms

Donuts and Design is our Un-Conference session. Visit rooms based on topics, projects, etc. that you and your fellow conference attendees have recommended during yesterday's sessions or earlier today. Concurrent sessions or morning workshop have your brain going? bring your new thoughts, ideas, and questions to keep the conversation going!

12:15 PM

Buffet Lunch

Emerging Learning Design

Meal Break

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

University Hall, 7th Floor Conference Center

Buffet Lunch

2:00 PM

Creative Applications of Video for the online learning experience

Beverly Margolies, Bergen Community College

Sparks

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

University Hall, 7th Floor Conference Center

To share various strategies for integrating VIDEO in an online course, based on my experience teaching Success online.

  • provide a video Tour of the Website / Shell
  • introduce topic or activity
  • instructional video on Moodle and assignments
  • Motivational /Inspirational clips
  • sharing a relevant experience /personal story …..

Student Satisfaction Matters to Instructional Designers

C.L. Eddins, Berkeley College System

Sparks

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

University Hall, 7th Floor Conference Center

Students need assistance to be successful. Support services for students can significantly affect student success with the goal of achieving student satisfaction. Collaboration between Academic Advising and Instructional Design developing a workshop that train advisers to enhance qualifications and skills to deliver student success that eventually leads to student satisfaction.

2:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Emerging Learning Design

Social/Networking

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

7th Floor Conference Center

Learn about what is next for Emerging Learning Design.

3:00 PM

ELD Executive Board Meeting (invitation only)

Emerging Learning Design

Workshop

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SCHM 135

Executive Board Members Annual Meeting