All sessions take place within Butler-Carlton Hall (BCH)

Schedule is subject to change without notice due to changing circumstances. Every effort will be made to keep this page up to date.

We will have a 15-minute break between the breakout sessions, where we encourage everyone to mingle and meet with our vendors!

Opening Activities

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Atrium - General Registration

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Room 125 - Opening Session - Learning Assessment: Making Learning Visible as an Essential Element of Effective Teaching
Keynote Speaker - Claire Howell Major, Ph.D. - Professor of Higher Education; University of Alabama

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. (LUNCH)

Room 120 - Lunch / Explore, Collaborate & Innovate: A&OER and Course Sharing Grant Funding - What makes a good proposal?
Room 121
- Lunch / Demo of Modified Classroom
Room 124 - Lunch / Lightning Round


Room 101

~ A Blueprint for Learning: Creating An Assessment Map of your Course
Dr. Danna Wren - Director of Educational Technologies; University of Missouri-Columbia

Room 115 (Hands-on Session, Computer Lab)

~ Outcomes-based Assessment: Empowering Students through Reflective Practice
Dr. Robin Grebing - Director of the Higher Education Leadership Program; Maryville University

Room 120

~ Advancements in Online Grading
Dr. Blake Thornton - Senior Lecturer in Mathematics; Washington University in St. Louis

Room 121 (Learning Stack Sessions)

~ Permission to Fail: Using Challenging Formative Assessments to Drive Engagement and Coach Students to Success
Mark Fabian - Director of Digital Learning; Evangel University

~ Impact of Exposure to Broad Engineering on Student Perceptions
Kellie Grasman - Lecturer in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering; Missouri S&T

Room 124 (Learning Stack Sessions)

~ Lessons Learned: Changing from a Traditional Classroom Format to a Blended Format – Architectural Engineering – Building Lighting Systems
Dr. Stuart Baur - Associate Professor of Civil, Architectural, & Environmental Engineering; Missouri S&T

[CANCELLED] ~ Getting to Know You: Using Video and Audio Assessment to Build Online Communities
Dr. Amy Peach - Assistant Professor of Educational Technology & Chair of Integrated School Library/Media; Lindenwood University

Room 213 (Hands-on Session)

~ How to Find, Evaluate, and Customize OER (Open Educational Resources)
Grace Atkins - Outreach & Open Education Librarian; University of Missouri Libraries

Room 215

~ The Design of Digital Fluency Learning Experience for First-Year Students in Higher Education
Diane Richmond - Director of Learning Technologies; Truman State University
Janet Romine - Associate Dean of Libraries for Research & Instruction; Truman State University
Dr. Jingrong Pearl Xie - Instructional Technologist; Truman State University

Room 216

~ Assessing, Designing, Teaching, and Assessing again: Putting a Writing Program Online
Alex Wulff - Director of Writing and Multimodal Communication; Maryville University
Christina Branson - Adjunct Instructor of Composition; Maryville University
Adam Valencic - Adjunct Instructor of English; Maryville University
Meredith McDonough - Maryville University

ROOM 101

Practical Approaches to Engaging Students in their Learning and Success
Dr. Nicolas A. Libre - Assistant Teaching Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering; Missouri S&T

ROOM 115 (Hands-On Session, Computer Lab)

~ Web 2.0 Tools - Assessing Students in the Digital Age
Samantha Boyer - Music Educator; Vineland Elementary

ROOM 120

~ 360/VR Video: The Assessment Magical Mystery Tour
Kathleen Beardsell - Learning Designer of Adult and Online Education; Maryville University
Michelle Ehlert - Senior Learning Designer of Adult & Online Education; Maryville University
Thomas James - Video Production Manager & Designer of Adult & Online Education; Maryville University

ROOM 121

[CANCELLED] ~ Assessment and Evaluation Practices in Faculty Assessment
Dr. Natalie Bolton - Associate Professor of Education Sciences & Professional Programs; University of Missouri-St. Louis

ROOM 124 (Learning Stack Sessions)

~ The Benefits of Using VoiceThread in the Foreign Language Classroom: A Multipurpose Approach
Dr. M. Emilia Barbosa - Assistant Professor of Arts, Language (Spanish), and Philosophy; Missouri S&T

~ Outcomes-Based Grading
Dr. Christopher A. Gearin - Assistant Professor of Higher Education Leadership; Maryville University

ROOM 215

~ Assessment in Higher Education: LMS Collection Methods and Reporting
Dr. James Hutson - Assistant Dean of Online & Graduate Programs; School of Arts, Media and Communications; Lindenwood University

ROOM 216

[CANCELLED] ~ Providing Meaningful Assessment Feedback
Tori Reany - Instructional Designer; Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

ROOM 101

~ Cell Phones as Assessment Tools: Not a Classroom Distraction
Dr. Karen Johnson - University of Phoenix
Dr. Medgar Roberts - University of Phoenix
Dr. Mary Stout - University of Phoenix
Dr. Michelle Susberry Hill - University of Phoenix
Dr. Lisa Wells - University of Phoenix

ROOM 115 (Hands-On Session, Computer Lab)

~ A Scaffolded Approach to Assessment by Peer Review: From Rubrics to Scientific Peer Review
Dr. Rainer Glaser - Professor and Chair of Chemistry; Missouri S&T
Joseph Schell - Graduate Student; University of Missouri-Columbia
Kaidi Yang - Graduate Student; University of Missouri-Columbia

ROOM 120

~ How Learning Works: Applying Cognitive Psychology Theory To Course Assessments
Jennifer McKanry - Instructional Designer; Center for Teaching and Learning; University of Missouri-St. Louis
Gretchen Haskell - Instructional Designer; Center for Teaching and Learning; University of Missouri-St. Louis

ROOM 121

~ Assessments that Elicit Learning Artistry: A Practical Guide to Design and Implementation
Dr. Dave S. Knowlton - Professor & Graduate Program Director of Instructional Technology; Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

ROOM 124 (Learning Stack Sessions)

~ Assessment and Technology in a Newly-Designed Online Graduate Course: Technology as an Assessment Tool and Technology as the Content of Assessment
Dr. Clair Kueny - Assistant Professor of Psychological Science; Missouri S&T

~ Effect of Emphasis on Student Performance
Dr. Joshua P. Schlegel - Assistant Professor and Undergraduate Program Coordinator of Mining & Nuclear Engineering; Missouri S&T

Room 213

~ Media Services Open House?

ROOM 215

~ OER Remixed to Enhance Information Literacy
Elizabeth Kamper - Instruction Librarian & Assistant Professor; Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

ROOM 216

~ Redesigning Higher Education
Dr. Michelle Schwartze - Assistant Teaching Professor of Teacher Education & Certification; Missouri S&T

ROOM 101

~ Use of Online Assessment to Improve Learning Outcomes
Kelley Koob - Assistant Teaching Professor of Mathematics & Statistics; Missouri S&T

ROOM 120

~ It’s Not Beethoven Anymore: Opening New Territories for Assessments by Integrating Music
Dr. Jennifer Calito - University of Phoenix
Dr.Fortune Taylor - University of Phoenix
Dr. Shanel Harris - University of Phoenix
Dr. Jacques Alexandre - University of Phoenix
Dr. Michelle Susberry Hill - University of Phoenix

ROOM 121

~ Some Reflections on Making Assessment Helpful in a Learning Process
Dr. B.J. Shrestha - Associate Teaching Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering; Missouri S&T

ROOM 124 (Learning Stack Sessions)

~ A Web-Based Solution for Grading Paper-Based Assessments and Surveys
Dr. Nicolas A. Libre - Assistant Teaching Professor of Civil, Architectural, & Environmental Engineering; Missouri S&T
Jeff Jennings - Instructional Designer; Missouri S&T

~ Paleontology in a Nutshell: Towards New Interactive and User-Friendly Learning Approaches
Damián Cárdenas Loboguerrero - Graduate Student of Geology & Geophysics; Missouri S&T
Dr. Francisa Oboh-Ikuenobe - Professor of Geology & Geophysics; Missouri S&T
Jeff Jennings - Instructional Designer; Missouri S&T

ROOM 215

~ Using Contemplative Inquiry for Deeper Learning
David McGraw - Licensed Professional Counselor; University of Missouri-St. Louis

ROOM 216

~ Using Active Learning Strategies in Large Classes
Dr. Amardeep Kaur - Assistant Teaching Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering; Missouri S&T
Dr. Christi P. Luks - Associate Teaching Professor of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering; Missouri S&T

ROOM 101

~ Engaging Students to Ask Scientific Questions through the Use of Videos, Images and Data
Dr. David Westenberg - Associate Professor of Biological Sciences; Missouri S&T

Room 115 (Computer Lab)

~ What MATTERS? Motivate Achievement Through Technology, Engagement, Rigor, through Surveys
Dr. Janice Albers - Assistant Professor of Nursing; McKendree University
Dr. Richelle Rennegarbe - Professor of Nursing; McKendree University

ROOM 120

~ Controlling Your Message: Using Video Responses to Student Work
Dr. Jossalyn Larson - Assistant Teaching Professor of English & Technical Communication; Missouri S&T
Dr. Daniel C. Reardon - Associate Professor of English & Technical Communication; Missouri S&T

ROOM 121

~ The Metamorphosis of a Course: First Year Engineering for 1100+ Freshmen with 2 Faculty
Julie Phelps - Instructional Designer; University of Missouri-Columbia
Dr. Douglas K. Ludlow - Professor of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Director of Freshman Engineering; Missouri S&T

ROOM 124 (Learning Stack Sessions)

~ Evaluating the Impact of an Expanded Sophomore Design Curriculum for Aerospace Engineering Students
Dr. Jillian Schmidt - Assistant Teaching Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Missouri S&T
Dr. Warner Meeks - Assistant Teaching Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Missouri S&T
Dr. Hank Pernicka - Professor of Aerospace Engineering; Missouri S&T

~ Using Digital Badging for Hard and Professional Skill Proficiency
Dr. Joan Schuman - Assistant Teaching Professor of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering; Missouri S&T

CLOSING Activities

5:00 - 5:45 P.m.

Atrium

~ Empirical Support For Making Engagement Matter, Normal, And Personal

Dr. Tim Daugherty - Professor of Psychology; Missouri State University
Kristen N. Hoffner - Graduate Student; Missouri State University
Alexandra J. Light - Graduate Student; Missouri State University

~ Encountering St. Louis On A Bus - DNP Students Discover Social Determinants Of Health

Paula Klump - Research Assistant at the College of Nursing; University of Missouri-St. Louis
Dr. Annah Bender - Research Associate at the College of Nursing; University of Missouri-St. Louis
Dr. Laura Kuensting - Associate Teaching Professor of Nursing; University of Missouri-St. Louis
Dr. Natalie Murphy - Associate Teaching Professor of Nursing; University of Missouri-St. Louis
Dr. Roberta Lavin - College of Nursing; University of Missouri-St. Louis

~ Going Over Exams Without Taking Class Time

Dr. Christi Patton Luks - Associate Teaching Professor of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering; Missouri S&T

~ Time Saving Strategies That Will Let You Focus On Your Students Not Your Computer

Jennifer McKanry - Instructional Designer; University of Missouri-St. Louis

[CANCELLED] ~ Grit, Goals, and Purpose: Building an Experiment from the Ground Up

Stephanie Dukes - Student, Missouri S&T

~ Mechanical Properties of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Made with Recycled Materials

Jonathan Kuchem - Graduate Student, Missouri S&T

Atrium

The Vendor Fair / Reception is an opportunity to relax and mingle after a long day of attending sessions.

We will also be distributing the larger door prizes during the Vendor Fair (must be present to win!). Any lesser door prize that has NOT been claimed by 5:00 p.m. will be returned to the door prize pool to be handed out again, so please check at the Registration desk to see if your name has been called for a prize prior to 5:00 p.m.