October 19-22, 2008
Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, Utah
 
 
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In our efforts to serve you better, we offer the following tentative list of sessions scheduled to be presented at the 2008 CIT. Please note that this list is subject to change.
 
I Track - Emerging and Future Educational Technology
II Track - Teaching and Learning
III Track - Student and Community Services
IV Track - Leadership and Organizational Development
V Track - Enterprisewide Systems and Infrastructures
VI Track - Workforce Partnerships and Collaborations
VII Track - Math, Science, Allied Health, and Vocational Education

I Track - Emerging and Future Educational Technology
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
Are You Certifiable? Master the Features of Microsoft Access 2007


Are You Certifiable? Master the Features of Microsoft Excel 2007


Are You Certifiable? Master the Features of Microsoft Outlook 2007


Are You Certifiable? Master the Features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2007


Are You Certifiable? Master the Features of Microsoft Vista 2007


Are You Certifiable? Master the Features of Microsoft Word 2007


Better Objective Tests, Better Outcomes Assessment, Less Time and Effort


Blending Second Life with Real-World Courses


Bring On the Cell Phones!


Cloud Computing: How The Cloud Offers A New Collaborative Learning Environment


Community Colleges in Second Life: What We Are Doing Now


Concert Mapping: Visual Learning and Thinking


Connecting With Students Online to Create a Better Sense of Community


Cool Tools, Tricks, and Treats for Web 2.0 Geeks


Course Management, Live Web Conferencing, and Teacher Made Streaming Movies


Coursecasting and Podcasting: Media-Rich Content Any Time, Any Place, Any Device


Create Custom Facebook Applications


Creating, Sharing, and Using Open Education Resources


Cybernetic Teaching Assistants


Digital Storytelling Using VoiceThread


Digital Storytelling Using VoiceThread


Educational Uses of Facebook


Enhancing Learning With Web 2.0


Exciting Programming With Robotics


Exploring the Edge: Using Artificial Life to Understand Computers and Programming


Facebook U? Social Networking in Online Education to Engage Students


Flash, Web, and CD-ROM Design Made Easy


From Virtual to Real World: Finding a Common Ground in Educational Practice


Frontline Faculty Development Technology Tools


Future Learning Management Systems: A Web 2.0 Mash-Up?


Google Docs, Google Rocks! Office Has Left Your Office and Is Waiting on the Web


How Much Time and Money Do Campus Efforts to Address P2P Issues Consume?


How to Be a Digital Community College Winner


How We Used a Wiki to Manage Our Prom Expo


Integrating Groove 2007 Into Distance Education


Integrating Video Learning Objects Into Your Online Class


Integrating Web 2.0 Into Your Online Course


iStream, uStream. How do you use iStream?


IT Goes Green, in More Ways Than You Think!


Learn to Create Flash, HTML, or CD-ROM Designs With Ease


Making the Transition From Traditional Classrooms to Smart Classrooms


Manage Institutional Assessment with Digication e-Portfolios.


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Microsoft, Adobe, and IC3 Certification Exam Open Lab


Mind Mapping: Building a Solid Foundation for the Thinking Skills Process


More Than Fun and Games: Using Games to Enhance Learning


MUVE the World: Second Life in the Classroom


New Microsoft Office, Adobe, and IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Program Preview


New Microsoft Office, Adobe, and IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Program Preview


New Microsoft Office, Adobe, and IC3 Digital Literacy Certification Program Preview


Outcomes Assessment With TaskStream’s Web-Based Accountability Management System


Passing the Turing Test: Writing Programs You’d Swear Are Human


Playing to Learn: Using Commercial Video Games in Education


Podcasting 1-2-3: Launch Instructional Effectiveness to Astronomical Levels


Podcasting Without Fruit


Teaching, Assessing, and Evaluating Student Writing With Turnitin’s WriteCycle


The E-Learning Solution for You: Take a Test Drive


The Halo Effect: Use the Xbox for Web 2.0 Learning


The Invasion of the New Learner Empowered With Technology


The iPhone, the SDK, the Kindle, and the Future of Mobile Learning


The Moodle Humanities Suite


The New Model for Using Virtual Worlds in Your Course


Tools for Building a Stronger Distance Learning Program


Training Technical Savvy Community College Graduates for the Workforce of 21st Century


Use the XNA Development System to Write Killer Games


Using Clickers to Improve Learning


Using Microsoft LiveMeeting to Teach Online


Using Microsoft LiveMeeting to Teach Online


Using Problem Scenarios to Develop Students’ IT Skills and Workplace Readiness


Using Problem-Based Scenarios to Engage and Motivate IT Skill Development


Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside Your Virtual Learning Environment


Virtual Network Labs in Online Education: What Makes Them Effective?


Virtualization: Delivering More Than the Lab


Web 2.0 Productivity Software and Social Network for Professors


Web 2.0 Tutorial


Web 2.0: Collaboration or Collusion?


Web 2.0: The Perils and Possibilities for Instruction and Outreach


Web-Based Collaboration


Web-Based Learning: Embrace Technology, Empower Yourself


Websites for Slideshows and Presentations


What is the Learning Impact of the Technology-Empowered Education You Deliver?


Wikis, Podcasts, and Blogs . . . Oh My! How to Manage Emerging Technologies


II Track - Teaching and Learning
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
3D and Free!


A Model Two-Year Curriculum Process Through ACM SIGITE


A simple method to turn students into independent learners


Academic Uses of Second Life 101


Access Versus Success or Success Versus Access: You Choose!


Advanced Moodle Modules


AMSER: Free Online Resources for the Classroom


Are Online and Face-to-Face Students’ Values the Same?


Assessment, Academic Honesty, and Community in Online Learning Environments


Authentic and Alternative Assessments in Online Classes


Best Practices Learned From a Decade of Online Teaching


Bridging the Gap: Podcasting, Vodcasting, and Screencasting


Bringing Together Diverse Generations Through E-Learning


Building Virtual Communities: Techniques That Work


Communication is Key: Advanced Asynchronous Communication Strategies That Engage Students


Crafting Camp Experiences for Girls and Boys: Together Yet Unique


Create Video Tutorials for Students and Colleagues


Creating a Media-Rich Environment for Today’s Online Students


Creating Your Academic Presence in Second Life


Designing, Developing, and Applying Virtual Reality Technologies in Education


Do You Want to Play a Game? Serious Games in Education


Don’t Take Away My iPod! Cheating in the Digital World.


Dow Jones, Google, and You


E-Portfolios for Students Using Microsoft Office 2007 and E-Colorado


Engage Your Students Through Mystery


Engaging Foreign Language Students With Technology


Enhancing Your Courseware


Enliven Your Classroom With Game Shows


Everything We Know About PowerPoint is Wrong


Expanding Educational Opportunities With Open Educational Resources


Exploring Scalability in Education Through Synergy 2008


Grading Freshman Compositions With T.A. Toolbar 2.0


Heads Up! Insights from Faculty and Student Surveys


Help Your Students Reach Their Potential With The CollegeScope Student Success Program


Helping Online Learners Through a Prerequisite Orientation Video and Quiz


How the Chinese Five-Element Theory Can Improve Your Online Course


I’ll Take Learning for 500: Using Game Shows to Engage and Teach


ICT in the 21st Century: A New Paradigm for Introductory Courses


Implementing Quality in Online Instruction


Implementing Real-World Problems to Enhance Students Learning


Improving Online Communication: Increasing Immediacy Between Students and Instructor


Inquiring Minds Want to Know: How to Render Socrates Interactive


Integrating Assessment Tools and Tutorials Into Your Computer Concepts and Applications Course: It’s a SNAP!


Integrating Ethics Into Your IT Courses


Integrating Lecture Capture Into Your Campus


Introduction to the Open Educational Resources Movement and Open Textbooks


Is This on the Test? Academic Integrity in Online Assessment


Key Constructivist Instructional Design Principles for a Quality Learning Environment


Knocking on Heaven’s Door: Web-Enhancing Courses With ANGEL


Lessons Learned: Implementing an Emergency Plan and Mass Notification in Hurricane Dolly


New Options for Managing Test Results Fairly and Effectively


Obtain the Bachelor’s Degree Without Leaving Home


Once Upon a Time and Making Meaning Through Digital Storytelling


Online Training for Online Teaching


Paper or Electronic? Student Attitudes Towards Electronic Textbooks


Podcasting With a PC


Prepare Students for Employment Using E-Portfolios


Preparing Students for Our Fast-Changing Global World


Quality Control of Online Learning: From Design to Student Services


Research Education: Making Your Training Programs Interactive


Second Language Acquisition Through Video Gaming: Real Conversations, Virtual Worlds


Simplifying Grading and Improving Student Performance and Perceptions With Rubrics


SPARC Your Passion for Learning Through Lethbridge College’s Learning Connections


Student Learning Outcomes Achieved Through E-Portfolios


Student Response to Internet Teaching Tools


Take I: Students Make Videos to Create the Content


Teaching Beginning Programming: Engagement is the Answer


Teaching Spanish in the 21st Century


Teaching Speaking in a Virtual Classroom


Teaching Values and Self-Image Online


TechKnowledgy Exchange: A Cure for Viral Technology Resistance


Technology, Teaching, and Learning From the Frontline


The Convergence of Online and Face to Face


The Elephants Are Coming: Emerging Technologies


The Learning Commons: Collaborating on a One-Stop Shop


The Wave of the Future in Online Learning


Think is Not a Four-Letter Word!


Thinking About an E-Portfolio System? Define Your Needs First


Tips and Tricks for Successful Online Course Delivery


Tips for Success in Online Teaching


Tools That Help You Create Interactive Learning Activities


Training Technical Savvy Graduates for the 21st Century Workforce


Turning Content Into Smart Content for Improved Student-Centered Learning


Turning Static Into Dynamic


Turning Student Absences Into Successes With Technology


Twirling Acrobat PDFs Into Interactive Course Content


Using SoftChalk as a Tool for Active Online Engagement


Using Technology to Curb Disruptive Classroom Behavior


Video Interactive Learning Objects: Moving Beyond Learning Objects


Virtual Service Learning Experiences in Developing Countries


Web 2.0 Looking at Digital Natives and What They Expect Us to Use


What We Need Is a Good Project Manager


Wimba, Wamba, What? Give Your Students a Voice!


You’re On! Podcasting for Online Classes


Your Digital Personality: The Real You in Your Online Class


III Track - Student and Community Services
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
A College Success Course for the New Millennial Student


Developing a Customized, Online Discipline-Based Placement Test


Developing a Successful Online Orientation: Part One


Developing a Successful Online Orientation: Part Three


Developing a Successful Online Orientation: Part Two


Enhancing Student Services: The Role of a Call Center


GPS LifePlan: A Holistic Framework for Student Development


Help Developmental Students Achieve Academic Success With COMPASS Diagnostics


I’m Lost and Need Immediate Career and Academic Advising


Increasing Student Success by Creating Cross-Institutional Alliances


Interactive Tools for New Students


Lowering the Cost of Learning Materials and Improving Student Retention


Provide Efficient and Effective Transfer Advising Information on Your Website


Service Learning Works in Distance Education Courses


SOS: Serving Online Students


Streamlining Course and Instructor Assessment Through a Web-Based System


Student Retention, Technology, and Learning Communities


The Rebirth of Our One-College Web Presence: Try, See, Shift


Using an Online Distance Learning Orientation for Students


Using Blackboard Communities to Facilitate Online Advising


Using Early Alert to Improve Student Retention


Virtual Advising


IV Track - Leadership and Organizational Development
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
@ONE: State-wide technology faculty and staff training model serving California Community College System


20 Keys to Managerial Success


Are We Living in a High-Tech and Low-Touch Society?


Are Your Faculty Getting Adequate Support to Teach Online?


Assisting Community College Instructors: Online Educational Opportunities in the Sciences


Blended Learning by Design


Business as Usual in the 21st Century Community College


Chief Information Officers Summit


Chief Information Officers: Effective or Not?


Developing a Business Case and Charter for Your Project


Developing a Collegewide Strategic Technology Plan: One Community College’s


Distance Teaching: Finding Virtue in the Virtual


Don’t Get pwned! An Introduction to Defeating Malware


E-Learning Myth Busters: Is Conventional Wisdom Wrong?


Effective Course, Faculty, and Program Evaluation


Equipping Faculty to Develop Quality Instructional E-Media


Facing the Challenges of Evolving Into Green IT


Get on the Bus! Lifelong Learning Thrives in Web 2.0


Go from PowerPointless to Powerful:Design Skills for Presenters


How Community Colleges Can Drive the Education Revolution


How Do You Know Your Students Are Learning?


How Interactive Are Your Professional Development Courses?


How to Afford All This Computer Technology


If You Build It, They Will Come . . . or Will They?


Implementing Quality Matters: Lessons Learned


Is Our Technology Ready to Support New Baccalaureate Programs?


Leveraging a Course Management System Upgrade to Initiate Institutional Change


Managing Customer Expectations


Mentored Colleges Save Time in Launching New Program


Mid-Pacific Information and Communications Technologies Center: Founding Vision and Goals


Moving From Workforce Training to Preparation: Meeting the Challenge of Globalization


Networking Through CCTI to Improve Student Transitions and Success


Planning Your Project Is a Must


Professional Development for Teaching Online: Who, What, When, Where, and How


Put Adjunct Faculty on the RAAFT


Re-Boot Camp: Developing Part-Time Faculty as a Community of Learners


Shock and Awe: Podcasting for the Rookie


Strategic Alliance: Leveraging Technological Knowledge and Experience


Supporting Online Teaching: A Distance Online Education Leadership Framework


Technology-Rich, Learning-Centered Doctorates for Community College Administrators and Faculty


Using Balanced Scorecards to Improve Performance


We Have Conquered the Mountain: What Now?


Who Makes the Technology Decisions?


Windows on Learning: A Multimedia Glimpse Into the Basic Skills Classroom


V Track - Enterprisewide Systems and Infrastructures
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
Academic Use WAN/LAN Infrastructure, Design, and Implementation


B.Y.O. Laptop: Enable Student Laptops to Access College Software


Best Practices, Benchmarking, and Faculty and Student Technical Support


Capturing Media-Rich Presentations Doesn’t Have to Make You Poor


Celebrate New Technology in 2008


Collaboration and Successful Implementation of a Network Infrastructure Upgrade


Community College Websites That Work


D.A.M! Selection and Implementation of Sinclair’s Digital Asset Management System


Discovery Learning: Web 2.0 and Open-Source Moodle


Enhance Learning via NorthTec Learning Gateway


Expression Studio: Web Design on Steroids


Google Apps for Education: Enhancing the Student Experience


Gray Hat Playground: Pushing Computer Security To Its Limit


High Compression, Low Bandwidth Video Techniques for Learning Management Systems


Illusion to Reality: Technology and the Magical Arts


Implementing Statewide Electronic Transcript Exchange Using XML and PESC


Innovation Through Collaboration in Second Life


Lecture Capture for the Masses


Measuring Institutional Effectiveness: Comprehensive Outcomes-Based Assessments and Seamless Reporting


Off Hook and Hooked Up


Offering Certification and Assessment Programs at Your Institution


Office 2007: Practical Tips and Techniques


Plan Strategically With Time-Saving Data Tools


Planning for the Data Storm: Protecting Information Systems From Disaster


RSS Feeds: Real Simple Syndication = Real Student Success


Safety on an Open Community College Campus via Integrated Communications


Social E-Marketing: Connecting and Marketing Through Social Networks


Switching Course Management Systems Midyear: One College’s Story


Teaching Methods and Technology: Dealing With Issues of Resistance and Acceptance


The Unveiling of Windows Vista Tools and the Speech Recognition System


Using Class Capture Technology to Increase Student Retention and Satisfaction


Using Speech Recognition for Input: A Powerful and Readily Available Tool


Using Technology Systems to Maximize Incident Management and Emergency Communications


Web Conferencing 2.0: The Old, the New, and the Difference


What Can Business Intelligence Do for Your Institution?


Where Is Our Curriculum? Online Management With CurriculumBank


VI Track - Workforce Partnerships and Collaborations
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
Certification Testing Onsite: Just Right for Students


CIO Forum: What Microsoft and Google Want Community Colleges to Know


Collaborating With an Outside Partner to Supplement Your Existing Help Desk


Connecting Community College Students With Nonprofit Careers and Opportunities


CyberWATCH


Developing IT Technicians Through Collaborative Relationships With Educational and Business Partners


Empowering Student Success Through Hands-On Workforce Training


From STEM to Stern: Developing Long-Term Employer-Education Partnerships


Geek is Chic @ THE Geek Festival


Geographic Information Systems: What’s in It for My College?


Increasing Employee Performance Through Online Competency Assessment and Modularized Training


Integrating IT Certifications Into Community College Curricula


Journey to Performance Excellence Through Insourcing Technology


Online RN Re-entry for Workforce Development


Overcoming Barriers to Be Successful in Higher Education Through Community Collaboration


Pathways Through Partnerships


Robotics: Taking Aerospace and Manufacturing Industries to the Next Level


Technical Education + Industry Certifications = Job Market Success


The Digital Collaborative: Is This the Era of Shared Instruction?


The Dilemma of the Advisory Board


University and Community College Partnership: Online Education Opportunities Students


Virtual Career Recruitment and Virtual Internships Using Second Life on Microsoft OS


VII Track - Math, Science, Allied Health, and Vocational Education
Full session descriptions and presenter information are available by clicking on the session titles below.
A Strategy for Creation and Reuse of Math Learning Objects


Afraid to Offer Online Lab Science Courses?


Digital Immigrants: Do They Want to Emigrate?


Fully Online Biology With Virtual Lab Can Be Done


Interactive Tools and Activities for Online Chemistry and Astronomy Labs


Making Connections: Tools and Techniques for Online, Hybrid, and Live Courses


Math + Innovative Support = Computer Science Transfer Degree


NSF’s DUE: Funding Opportunities for Community Colleges and Partnerships


Pedagogy Repackaged: Students Want Learning Their Way


Redesigning an Introductory Chemistry Course: The Buffet Model


Teaching Statistics in a Blended Format: Can It Be Done?


Teaching Today’s Nurses With Simulations, Games, and iPods


Writing Effective Proposal for DUE in NSF


     
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