Spring 2012 Open House Program

All times shown are CDT.

Time

Event

Wednesday, April 4

6:15 p.m. Registration
Hunter Welcome Center Lobby
6:30 p.m. Welcome Dinner
Hunter Welcome Center, McCaleb Zone B&C
7:15 p.m.

Introducing ACU Connected
Hunter Welcome Center, McCaleb Zone B&C

  • George Saltsman
    Executive Director, Taskforce on Innovation in Learning and Educational Technology

Thursday, April 5

8 a.m

Welcome Center Open - Late Registration
Hunter Welcome Center Lobby

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Hunter Welcome Center - McCaleb Zone C

8:45 a.m.

Keynote Session: "Curation, Creation, Collaboration: The Trajectory of Digital Books"
Hunter Welcome Center - McCaleb Zone C

  • William Rankin
    Director of Educational Innovation
9:30 a.m.

eTextbooks Discussion
Hunter Welcome Center - McCaleb Zone C

  • William Rankin
    Director of Educational Innovation
  • George Saltsman
    Executive Director, Taskforce on Innovation in Learning and Educational Technology
  • Lyndell Lee
    Educational Technology Specialist
  • Ian Shepherd
    Associate Professor of Management Science
10:45 a.m.

Break

11 a.m.

Faculty Panel
Hunter Welcome Center - McCaleb Zone A

  • Interactive, Open Discussion with ACU Faculty
  • George Saltsman
    Moderator

Building an Infrastructure for Mobility
Hunter Welcome Center - McCaleb Zone C

  • Kristy Strickland
    Technology Trainer, Information Technology
  • Jon Bruner
    Interim Director, Technology Support Services
  • Dempsey Peterson
    Wireless Network Administrator
  • Eric Lemmons
    Hardware and Team 55 Repair Coordinator
Noon Lunch with ACU Faculty and Students
Hunter Welcome Center - McCaleb Zone A&B
1 p.m.

Tour A (Academic Focus): Brown Library Learning Commons, AT&T Learning Studio

  • Kyle Dickson
    Director,
    AT&T Learning Studio

Programming / Apps
Hunter Welcome Center - McCaleb Zone C

  • David Gibson
    Director,
    Computing Services
  • James Langford
    Horizon Initiative
  • Brian Burton
    Assistant Professor of Information Technology
2 p.m.

Hands-on Mobile Learning
Brown Library, Room 301

  • Stephen Baldridge
    Assistant Professor of Social Work
  • Lydell Lee
    Educational Technology Specialist

Tour B (Technology Focus): Brown Library Learning Commons, AT&T Learning Studio

  • Kyle Dickson
    Director,
    AT&T Learning Studio

Distributed, Extended Focus Meetings
Locations as listed below

3 p.m.

eTextbooks and iPads
Brown Library Room 301

  • Lyndell Lee
    Educational Technology Specialist
  • Ian Shepherd
    Associate Professor of Management Science
  • Brent Reeves
    Associate Professor of Management Science and Computer Science
  • Scott Perkins
    Professor of Psychology

K12 Teaching and Administration Strategies
Adams Center Classroom

  • Billie McConnell
  • Trent Blakey

K12 Teacher Preparation
Adams Center - The Woods

  • Sam Stewart
    Assistant Professor of Education
  • Mitzi Adams
    Coordinator of Field Experiences and Professional Development
  • Michelle Faerber
    Technology Integration Specialist
  • Sheila Delnoy
    Assistant Professor of Education
  • Dennis Cavitt
    Instructor, Special Education

Corporate Relationships
Adams Center Commons Area

  • Bill Rankin
    Director of Educational Innovation
  • Bobby Ricketts
    Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Programming/Apps
AT&T Learning Studio Screening Room - Brown Library Room 317

  • David Gibson
    Director, Computing Services
  • James Langford
    Horizon Initiative
  • Brian Burton
    Assistant Professor of Information Technology

Teaching and Learning Administration
Adams Center Lobby

  • George Saltsman
    Executive Director, Taskforce on Innovation in Learning and Educational Technology
  • Nancy Shankle
    Interim Director, Adams Center for Teaching and Learning, Assistant Provost for General Education

Mobile Learning Strategies for STEM
Adams Center Conference Room

  • Cynthia Powell
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Phyllis Bolin
    Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • John Ehrke
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Mobile Security and Networking
ACU Learning Commons Helpdesk Area

  • Dempsey Peterson
    Wireless Network Administrator

Researching Mobile Learning
Adams Center Bamboo Room

  • Scott Hamm
    Coordinator, Mobile Learning Research
  • Bob McKelvain
    Professor of Psychology, Researcher-in-Residence
4:45 p.m.

Shuttle to Airport
5:45 ABI - DFW and Outbound Connections