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2016 FIU Online Conference Summary

This year's conference sessions were filled with inspiring and informative speeches from our two keynote speakers, Erin Gruwell and Elliott Masie. We also offered enriching sessions focused on collaboration, innovation, technology and design.

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Opening Keynote

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Achieving the Impossible: Become a Catalyst for Change
Erin Gruwell, Educator and Founder, Freedom Writers Foundation

General Session

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Learning Inspired
Joseph Riquelme, Interim Assistant Vice President, FIU Online
Elizabeth Bejar, Vice President of Academic Affairs

Concurrent Presentations

mobile video presentation: Collaborating for Quality:  The Instructional Designer / Faculty Expert Relationshipvideo presentation  Collaborating for Quality:  The Instructional Designer / Faculty Expert Relationshipconference pdf:  Collaborating for Quality:  The Instructional Designer / Faculty Expert Relationshipconference summary: Collaborating for Quality:  The Instructional Designer / Faculty Expert Relationship
Collaborating for Quality: The Instructional Designer / Faculty Expert Relationship
Penny Ralston-Berg, Co-Author, MindMeld: Micro-Collaboration between eLearning Designers and Instructor Experts
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The Road to Quality
Jessica Rodriguez, Online Quality Manager
Herminia Lezcano, Online Assurance Manager
Faculty Panel
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Culturally-Sustaining, Pedagogy: Considerations for Online Teaching
Isis Artze-Vega, Assistant Vice President for Teaching & Learning
mobile video presentation: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Challenges and Opportunities to Teaching Online.video presentation  Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Challenges and Opportunities to Teaching Online.conference pdf:  Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Challenges and Opportunities to Teaching Online.conference summary: Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Challenges and Opportunities to Teaching Online.
Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Challenges and Opportunities to Teaching Online.
Laura Dinehart, Chair of the Faculty Senate Committee on Online Learning
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Effectively Using Media in Your Online Course
David-John Palmer, Associate Director of Academic Programs
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Leveraging Learning Analytics for Student Success
Gus Roque, Educational Technology Manager
Maggie Smith, LMS Administrator

Keynote

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Learning Changes, Learning Revolution!
Elliott Masie, Learning and Big Data Innovator

Concurrent Presentations

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Feedback- We're Just Giving it Away!
Maikel Alendy, Senior Instructional Designer
Karina Gomes, Senior Instructional Designer
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Unleashing the Power of Blackboard’s Grade Center: How to leverage available tools for your and students’ success
Edward Duran, Instructional Designer
Elisabeth Beristain, Instructor, College of Business
mobile video presentation: Effective Instructor/Coach Collaboration: What it looks like, sounds like, and feels likevideo presentation  Effective Instructor/Coach Collaboration: What it looks like, sounds like, and feels likeconference pdf:  Effective Instructor/Coach Collaboration: What it looks like, sounds like, and feels likeconference summary: Effective Instructor/Coach Collaboration: What it looks like, sounds like, and feels like
Effective Instructor/Coach Collaboration: What it looks like, sounds like, and feels like
Daniela Foerch, Instructor, College of Education
Suzette Harriott, Academic Coach
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Online Learning; It’s Not a Spectator Sport
Elizabeth Metzger, Curriculum Specialist
Patricia Delgado, Training & LEarning Specialist
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OER: Understanding the Present, Forecasting the Future
Jamie Young, Instructional Designer
Gus Roque, Educational Technology Manager