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Saturday, September 15th
1:30 PM

Collaborative Media as Catalyst for Learning: Fostering Participation, Self Differentiation and Focused Distraction.

Mark Bailey,
Steve M. Rhine, Willamette University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Berglund 019

Come learn about an innovative tool for supporting the collaborative construction of understanding that can broaden the number of students actively engaging each other’s thinking in your classroom. We will describe and present data on the use of Google Docs as a shared learning document.

Design and Implementation of an Online Class for Non-Traditional Students

Sean Roush, Pacific University

1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

Berglund 139

This session provides a description of the process used to design and implement an online course for non-traditional students. Focus will be on the process as it applies across disciplines.

Evaluation, Selection and Implementation of Supplemental CALL Program for Second Language Learning.

Jann Purdy
Erica Andree, Pacific University

1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

Berglund 147

This paper presents our methods for examining, choosing and implementing a computer assisted, network-based language learning (CALL) program, LiveMocha, as a supplement to traditional second language classrooms at Pacific University.

Expanding Interactivity in Online Graduate Education: Taking Distance Learning to the Next Level

Aurae Beidler, Pacific University
Dave L. Widen, Pacific University

1:30 PM - 2:44 PM

Berglund 145

This session provides an overview of current Moodle Learning System use, future capabilities and new technologies used to increase interactivity and virtual collaboration.

Technology in Practice: Learning and Teaching with Web-Based Resources

Ann L. Matschiner
Karren M. Timmermann, Pacific University

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Berglund 121

Would you like to be a technology leader in your school? Learn how technological resources function as part of learning environments, and how web-resource tools can be used to enhance learning and teaching.

2:05 PM

Podcasting, Moodle, and SKYPE, Oh MY! Navigating Digital Tools in Teacher Preparation

Christine A. Macfarlane, Pacific University

2:05 PM - 2:30 PM

Berglund 139

Integrating various technologies into the college classroom comes with pros and cons. Also, the need to select options that work on multiple platforms with learners of various abilities can seem daunting. This session will present the issues and solutions.

Promoting Pre- and In-Service Teachers’ Cultural Competence through Discussion Forums in a Hybrid Format

Catherine EunJoo Kim, Pacific University

2:05 PM - 2:30 PM

Berglund 147

This paper discusses the findings from an action research project investigating how the awareness of cultural diversity and intercultural competence are promoted in a teacher education course that was offered in a hybrid format (combination of online and face-to-face class meetings), based on the analysis of the course participants' online discussion postings, project reports, and their course reflections.