Events

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

2014:

Wyoming Distance Education Consortium Conference
Cheyenne, Wyoming
May 19-20, 2014
Keynote: Quality in Online Education – You Keep Using That Phrase

Los Rios District Innovate Conference
Cosumnes River College
Sacramento, California
May 22-23, 2014
Keynote: Quality in Online Education – You Keep Using That Phrase

Ongoing: Desire2Learn Regional User Forums
Various Locations during September-December, 2014
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Past Speaking Engagements

Excellence in e-Education Webinar series 2011-2012

Michigan CC Virtual Learning Collaborative Webinar series 2011-2012

2013:

Mid-South Distance Learning Conference
Memphis, TN
October, 24, 2013
Keynote: eLearning Alphabet: From eLearning Atheists to Zealots

Online Consortium of Independent Colleges and Universities (OCICU)
Chicago, Illinois
April 4-5, 2013
Keynote: Are We Amusing Ourselves to Death?

Desire2Learn Regional User Forum – Michigan

Farmington Hills, Michigan
March 8, 2013
Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Breakout: The Importance of Predictive Analytics in Education
Breakout: Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside Desire2Learn
Breakout: Setting Expectations for e-Education

Desire2Learn Regional User Forum – Alberta

Calgary, Alberta
February 28, 2013
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Harper College – Opening Day Keynote
Myths and Realities of Teacvhing with Technology
Palatine, Illinoisity of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
January 11, 2013
Breakout: Open Discussion on Teaching with Technology

Desire2Learn Regional User Forum – Georgia
Valdosta, Georgia
February 19-20, 2013
Opening and Closing Ceremonies

October 2012:

Desire2Learn Regional User Forum – Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
October 5, 2012
Breakout: Building Beautiful Home Pages Learners Will Love with Learning Environment 10
Breakout: Your Guide to Learning Analytics

Desire2Learn Regional User Forum – Illinois
Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL
October 5, 2012
Breakout: Your Guide to Learning Analytics

September 2012:

FAEDS Annual Conference
Orlando, Florida
September 24-25, 2012
Keynote: Are We Amusing Ourselves to Death?

Desire2Learn ASIA-PAC Teaching and Learning Conference
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
September 16-18, 2012
July 18: Building the Desire2Learn Community

July 2012:

Desire2Learn FUSION12
San Diego, California
July 16-20, 2012
July 16: Birds of Feather Discussion Tables (Facilitators wanted)
July 16: Evaluating Online Faculty Performance
July 18: Building the Desire2Learn Community

May 2012:

Univ. of Illinois Faculty Summer Institute
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
May 14-16, 2012
Closing Keynote: Topic TBD

April 2012:

Chicago Area Faculty Development Network  – Teaching and Learning with Technology
Chicago State University – Chicago, IL
Apr. 27, 2012 – Keynote: e-Learning A to Z: from Atheists to Zealots

Faculty Development Day – Center for Online Teaching and Learning
Governor’s State University –  University Park, IL
Apr. 27, 2012 – Are We Amusing Ourselves to Death?

February 2012:

ITC eLearning Conference – Long Beach, CA
Feb. 18 – Pre-conference workshop:  Evaluating Online Faculty Performance
Feb. 20 – Five Effective Practices for Professional Development – Pick One
Feb. 21 – e-Learning Digital Story Slam

Tools for Teaching & Northwest Regional Showcase – UW-Eau Claire
Showcase Theme: Tools for Teaching: Using Technology to Enhance Instruction
Feb. 24 – Keynote:  Are We Amusing Ourselves to Death?

January 2012:

St. Clair County CC – SC4 – Port Huron, Michigan
Jan. 4 – Adjunct Faculty Appreciation Dinner Keynote – Myths & Realities of Teaching with Technology
Jan. 5 – Opening Day Keynote – Are We Amusing Ourselves to Death?
Jan. 5 – Workshop –  Adding Value to Education with Web 2.0 Tools

Gogebic Community College – Ironwood, Michigan
January 12, 2012 – Opening Day Keynote

November 2011:

MnSCU 360 Manufacturing Program
11/18/11 – Online Course Quality Workshop
Brainerd, MN

October 2011:

Mid-South Distance Learning Conference, Little Rock, Arkansas
Oct. 5: Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside your LMS – 3:30 PM
Oct. 6: Myths and Realities of Online Learning – 3:30 PM

September 2011:

Davenport University
2011 Online Teaching Conference
Keynote: Engaging Learners: How tough can it be?
Sept. 14, 2011

August 2011:

Fall Semester Opening Day
Roane State Community College
Harriman, Tennessee
August 23, 2011

July 2011:

Missouri Distance Learning Association Annual Conference
University Plaza Hotel- Springfield Missouri
July 21-22, 2011

June 2011:

2011 ROCC Summer Academy
Tennessee Regents Online Degree Program
Walter State Community College
June 22-24, 2011

SMART eLearning Conference
Roane State CC Center for Teaching Arts and Technology
Harriman, Tennessee
June 1-3, 2011

Faculty Summer Academy
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Salisbury, North Carolina
June 6-8, 2011

April 2011:
Converging Technology – 22nd Annual Conference
eLearning Consortium of Colorado
April 13-15, 2011
Colorado Springs, Colorado

March 2011:

Montana University System – XLi
Bozeman, Montana
March 7, 2011
Keynote: e-Learning Mythbusters

Adult Student Recruitment and Retention Conference
University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh
March 14, 2011
Keynote: Are we Amusing Ourselves to Death?
Breakout: Tweet This! Users and Uses of Social Networking in Higher Ed

February 2011:

Michigan Liberal Arts Deans
LAND meeting (Liberal Arts Network for Development) – Feb. 17
Traverse City, Michigan
4-hour workshop for building a collaboration space

ITC eLearning 2011
February 19-22, 2011
St. Pete Beach, Florida
Two 1/2 day pre-conference workshops & two breakouts

January 2011:

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Spring Semester Professional Development Day – January 7
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Breakout: Introduction to Quality in Online Learning (9:30 to 11:00 and 1:00 – 2:30)

November 2010:

Maryland Distance Learning Association
Anne Arundel CC – Arundel Mills, MD
Nov. 9, 2010
Keynote: Are we amusing ourselves to death?
Two breakouts on using Web 2.0 tools in distance ed.

Strategies for Success Science Workshop
Owens Community College
Nov. 13, 2010. Toledo, Ohio
Keynote: Are we amusing ourselves to death?

October 2010:

Lane Community College
iLane – Educating Outside the Box
Oct. 29, 2010
Keynote: Are we amusing ourselves to death?
Breakout: Web 2.0 Whirlwind

August 2010:

Bismarck State College – Bismarck, ND
Keynote: e-Learning Mythbusters
Breakout: It’s NOT my Job to Entertain Students!

June 2010:

NETnet Distance Learning Conference, Tyler, Texas
Keynote: It’s NOT my Job to Entertain Students
Breakout: Tweet This! Social Networking in Higher Ed

May 2010:

ETOM Retreat (Michigan)
Two days: Quality in Online Learning
Addressing issues in Course Design, Student Learning, and Teaching
Higgins Lake, MI
Barry Dahl and Hanna Erpestad

April 2010:
Fujairah Colleges – Professional Development Week
April 2-10, 2010
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
Full week of workshops and presentations – hands-on learning

MnSCU ITS Annual Conference
They’re on Twitter!!
April 21-24, 2010
Brainerd, MN
Keynote presentation

March 2010:
Magna Publications Online Seminar
Free Web 2.0 Tools to Use Inside Your LMS
March 23, 2010

February 2010:
ITC10 Annual eLearning Conference
Instructional Technology Council
February 20-24, 2010
Ft. Worth, TX
Pre-conference workshop: Tweet This! Social Networking in Higher Education
Post-conference workshop: Ensuring e-Learning Quality
Two breakout sessions

October 2009:
League for Innovation Conference on Information Technology
October 11-14, 2009
Detroit, MI
Pre-conference workshop: e-Learning Quality
Two breakout sessions

WCET Annual Conference
October 21-24, 2009
Denver, CO
Breakout session on e-Learning Quality
Camp Ranger for Catalyst CAMP Leadership Symposium

North Dakota University System Fall Conference (site)
Two days: Quality in Online Learning
Addressing issues in Course Design, Student Learning, and Teaching
October 29-30, 2009
Fargo, ND
Barry Dahl and Hanna Erpestad

August 2009:
EAT-IT 09 (Zoho Notebook website)
Emerging Academic Technologies & Instructional Techniques
August 12-13, 2009
Inver Grove Heights, MN
Creator and Host

July 2009:
Desire2Learn User Conference – FUSION 2009 (site)
July 13 – 15 , 2009
River Centre – St. Paul, MN
Three breakout sessions

June 2009:
Mi-ACE and MC-ICE Joint Conference: “Building Relationships”
Thursday, June 4 – Friday, June 5 , 2009
The Inn at Bay Harbor (Michigan)
Day 1 Keynote: Barry Dahl on “Vision for Innovation in Technology”

May 2009:
Montana State University – Billings
2-Day Workshop – Using Web 2.0 in Higher Education
May 5-6, 2009

e-PEAQ Workshop: Innovations in e-Education
2-Day Workshop – Evaluating Quality in Online Learning
May 19-20, 2009 – Duluth, MN

ETOM Summer Retreat – Higgins Lake Retreat, Michigan
May 26-27, 2009
Keynote: Using Web2.0 for Communication, Collaboration and Creating Content
Breakout: Using Web 2.0 Tools in Education
Breakout: Using Web 2.0 Tools in Education

April 2009:
Iowa Distance Learning Association IACON 2009: From Traditions to Possibilities
April 17, 2009- Altoona, IA
Keynote: e-Learning Myth-busters – Is Conventional Wisdom Wrong?

Minnesota Council of Accounting Educators – MCAE 2009
April 24, 2009 – Mystic Lake Casino
Plenary:
Who Are These People and What Do They Expect From Me?
Follow-up:
Engaging Students with New Technologies

North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton (Prof Dev. Day)
10AM Open forum session: Web 2.0 Whirlwind
11:30 Lunch and discussion with Teaching with Technology
1:30 Hands-on workshop: Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside your VLE

March 2009:
Elgin Community College – Elgin, IL
Professional Development Day:
Enriching Learning Environments through Technology
Keynote Presentation: Myths and Realities of Teaching with Technology
Breakout session: e-Learning Mythbusters: Is Conventional Wisdom Wrong?

February 2009:
e-Learning 2009 – Instructional Technology Council – Portland, OR
Grand Debate:
Virtual Worlds are the Second Life for Online Learning (con position)
Pre-conference workshop: The basics of Blogs, Wikis, and RSS
Pre-conference workshop: Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside your Virtual Learning Environment
Breakout session: It’s NOT my Job to Entertain Students
Breakout session: Wen Conferencing 2.0 – The Good, the Bad, and the Difference

January 2009:
Northwestern Michigan College – Traverse City, MI
Opening Day: 1) Web 2.0 Tools for Communication, Collaboration, and Creating Content. 2) Users & Uses of Web 2.0 in Higher Education

Bay College – Escanaba, MI
Opening Day: 1) Web 2.0 Whirlwind, 2) Myths & Realities of Teaching with Technologies, 3) Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside your VLE (hands-on workshop)

December 2008:
SREB Educational Technology Cooperative – Atlanta, GA
Information Technology Task Force
Special session: Education in the Blogoshere: Who is Learning What?

November 2008:
WCET Annual Conference – Phoenix, AZ
Debate: Second Life is the Second Coming for Higher Education

Teaching with Technology Conference – Mankato, MN
Keynote: Myths and Realities of Teaching with Technologies
Breakout session: Free Web-Based Tools for Educational Use
Roundtable Discussion: Future Issues in Technology and Education

October 2008:
League for Innovation CIT – Salt Lake City, UT

Learning Center Lab: Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside your Virtual Learning Environment
Special session: Web 2.0: The perils and possibilities for instruction and outreach
Forum sessions: 1) Podcasting without Fruit, 2) e-Learning Mythbusters, 3) Web Conferencing 2.0 – the Old, the New, and the Difference

September 2008:
Central Ohio Technical College – Newark, OH
Keynote: e-Learning Mythbusters, Breakout: Using Web 2.0 inside your VLE (Angel)

July 2008:
Desire2Learn User Conference – FUSION 2008 – Memphis, TN
Expert Panel Discussion: with Stephen Downes, Michael Feldstein, and Robbie Melton
Breakout sessions: 1) Present: Web 2.0 Tools inside Desire2Learn,
2) Be Creative: Web 2.0 Tools inside Desire2Learn, 3) Collaborate: Web 2.0 Tools inside Desire2Learn

June 2008:
Tennessee Board of Regents: e-Learning Summer Institute – Memphis, TN
Keynote: Using Web 2.0 Tools Inside your VLE
Breakout sessions: 1) Digital Photos, 2) Zoho Web Office Tools, 3) Zoho Notebook, 4) Google Notebook and iGoogle, 5) UStream.tv and other live communications tools, 6) SlideShare and other SlideShows, 7) Cartoons and Comics

Freshwater Education District – Staples, MN
Online Learning – Lessons Learned
Slide Pack #1

May 2008:

Minnesota e-Learning Summit – Minneapolis, MN
1) Podcasting without Fruit – Resource Materials
2) Online Learner Satisfaction – SlideShare

MnSCU CAO/Deans Meetings – Minneapolis, MN
1) e-Learning Mythbusters – Is Conventional Wisdom Wrong?
2) Creative Commons – An Alternative to Traditional Copyright

April 2008:
MnSCU ITS Conference – Brainerd, MN
Using Web 2.0 Tools inside Desire2Learn

March 2008:
Oakland CC – Auburn Hills, MI
Keynote: Using Web 2.0 Tools for Collaboration and Interaction
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Breakout sessions: 1) Create a wiki workshop, 2) Free web office tools

Feb 2008:
e-Learning 2008 – St. Petersburg
Keynote: e-Learning Mythbusters – Presentation description
Breakout session: Podcasting without Fruit

MnSCU iTeach – Minneapolis, MN
Hands-on Lab: Web 2.0 Whirlwind – Free Web Tools

November 2007:
Web 2.0 Whirlwind – hands-on – Full-day Workshops
Michigan colleges – Schoolcraft College, Delta College

October 2007:
ETOM Fall Conference – Flint, Michigan
Keynote:
e-Learning Mythbusters
Breakout:

September 2007:
North Hennepin Community College – Brooklyn Park, MN
Web 2.0 Whirlwind

August 2007:
Norfolk State University – Norfolk, VA
Lead Presenter: Web 2.0 Seminar
Sessions: 1) Wikis and Blogs and Pods, Oh My!!, 2) Podcasting without Fruit, 3) 10 Specific Suggestions to Improve your e-Learning, 4) Web 2.0 Whirlwind

July 2007:
Desire2Learn Fusion 2007 – Duluth, MN – Breakout sessions
1) Podcasting without Fruit – Presentation materials – Google Notebook
2) Web 2.0 Whirlwind – Video Examples

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