UPCOMING: The E-Learning Design ProcessSTC Southern Arizona Chapter, March 2009Presentation on E-learning instructional design best practices.
UPCOMING: The Evolution of Instructional Technology: Survival of the Fittest?Empire State College, April 2009Keynote presentation on the historical overlap of educational theories and applied technologies.
Tag! You’re It!Distance Teaching and Learning, August 2008Presentation on the role of information visualization tools in the development of individual presence in online learning environments.
Social Bookmarking Applications in Higher EducationDistance Teaching and Learning, August 2008Half-day workshop on the integration of social bookmarking tools into online and blended courses.
Turning Pedagogy into PracticeNERCOMP Teaching Faculty to Teach Online, April 2008Presentation on Skidmore College’s unique approach to faculty training and online course development.
Moving to E-Learning the Scholarly WayLavacon, October 2007Presentation on instructional design theories and modes of learning for managers tasked with moving training materials online.
The Role of Professor: Archetype, Anachronism, or Work-in-ProgressSloan ALN Conference, 2007Panel discussion on the changing role of faculty in online teaching and learning.
Social Bookmarking Applications in Higher EducationDistance Teaching and Learning, August 2007Half-day workshop on the integration of social bookmarking tools into online and blended courses.
Visualizing InformationCambridge University, UK, June 2007Presentation on the integration of analytic discourse and visual thinking into data representation.
Tools vs. HumanitySociety for Technical Communication, May 2007Panel discussion on the value of technical skill sets versus people skills in professional development and career advancement.
Instructional Design ShowcaseSUNY MID Summit, March 2007Panel presentation on best practices in online course design and faculty training.
GIS: The Visual Display of Spatial DataIEEE Professional Communication, October 2006Presentation on the value of integrating GIS technologies and data representation techniques into the technical communication skill set.
Developing a Successful Conference Proposal Society for Technical Communication, May 2005Panel discussion on the proposal writing process for presenting papers and workshops for international audiences within the technical communication industry.
I’m Not a Tech WriterSociety for Technical Communication, May 2005Workshop on changing careers in technical communication, with an emphasis on creativity and character mapping.
Bank Street Versus the Chalkboard
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Adult Higher Education Alliance, October 2001Presentation on the progressive education movement and the application of the Bank Street School pedagogical approach to teaching online.
Back to the Drawing Board: Foundations for Effective Visual CommunicationSociety for Technical Communication, May 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005; October 2000Full-day post-conference workshop focused on creativity, perception and visual thinking.
The University Without Walls Faculty Institute: Learning from SuccessSloan ALN Conference, November 2002Presentation highlighting the methodology of, and culmination of work from, the UWW Summer Faculty Institute.
Collaborating with Technology, May 2002Union CollegeSpotlight presentation on the integration of technology into the Skidmore College Curriculum.
Tapping into CreativitySociety for Technical Communication, May 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004Panel discussion on the integration of creativity into technical communication solutions.
Green Eggs and HamSociety for Technical Communication, March 2001Presentation on current challenges in single sourcing and interface design.
Making the Complex Clear and Pretty Society for Technical Communication, May 1999Presentation on defining the value of graphic design in the information design profession and skill set.
Information Technologists at Work Skills and Education for the Information Technologist, September 1997, RPI Presentation on career paths for technical communication professionals.