Fall 2011 Open House Program

The following schedule is tentative. All times shown are CST.
  Time Academic Infrastructure

Wednesday, October 5

6:30 p.m.

General Session (Video)

Welcome Dinner Introducing ACU Connected

  • George Saltsman, Executive Director, Adams Center for Teaching and Learning

Thursday, October 6

8:30 a.m.

General Session

Welcome & Introductions

  • George Saltsman, Executive Director, Adams Center for Teaching and Learning

8:45 a.m.

General Session

Teaching and Learning with Mobility

  • Bill Rankin, Director of Educational Innovation
  • John Couch, Worldwide Vice President of Education, Apple Inc.

10:00 a.m.

Researching the Impact of Mobility (Video)

  • Scott Hamm, Director, Mobile Learning Research & Mobile Learning Fellows

Deploying and Supporting Devices

  • Josh Tooley, Information Technology Services Manager
  • Kay Reeves, Executive Director, Information Technology

11:00 a.m.

Faculty Panel (Video)

  • Interactive, open discussion and Q&A

Challenges of Mobile Connectivity (Video)

  • Arthur Brant, Director, Enterprise Infrastructure

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

Open table discussion with students & faculty

1:00 p.m.

Teaching and Learning Showcase (Hands On)

  • Bill Rankin, Director of Educational Innovation
  • Kyle Dickson, Director, AT&T Learning Studio

Funding, Policy and Administration

  • Kevin Roberts, Chief Planning Officer, Chief Information Officer
  • Kay Reeves, Executive Director, Information Technology
  • George Saltsman, Executive Director, Adams Center for Teaching and Learning

2:00 p.m.

General Session

Tour

  • Next-gen classrooms, AT&T Learning Studio, & more

3:00 p.m.

General Session

1-on-1 and small group conversations

  • 15 Discussions arranged to address particular interests

4:45 p.m.

Shuttle to Airport

Shuttle to 5:45 ABI - DFW & outbound connections