Poster Presentations | D2L Fusion 2018 | July 25-27, Houston, TX
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Poster Presentations

Poster Presentations are unveiled during the 1 hour conference-wide Showcase held in the conference Exhibit Hall on July 25 at 12:50pm. The Showcase allows attendees to interact directly with the presenters.

Brightspace ePortfolio: Developing a Cascading Curriculum to Support Critical Thinking and Inquiry

As educators, how do we encourage the development of 21st century skills and a critical thinking mindset? How can we support learners to adopt a creative, collaborative approach while maintaining critical oversight of their learning process? This workshop will demonstrate how our courses achieve these ideals by exploiting Brightspace's ePortfolio.

Olivier Alfieri - CFORP

Designing Online Courses: Comparison of Two Approaches

Presenters will compare two professional development models for the construction of online courses. In the first model learning designers use different design frameworks: gaming, adaptive and narrative while in the second model, faculty use a sequential scaffolded design to construct online courses.

Keya Mukherjee - Saint Leo University
Lin Carver - Saint Leo University

Five Ways to Cultivate an Engaging PD Culture

The professional development landscape in education is evolving. Increased use of technology provides enhanced opportunities for educators to share their voice, communicate and collaborate. Join us for a lively discussion on how to create an engaging culture of professional learning, allowing the professional development landscape to continue to grow and flourish.

Christopher Sessums - D2L

Incorporating Virtual Reality in the Classroom

The presentation will discuss the best practice of using 360 videos in the face-to-face and online classroom environments to promote student discussion around key topics.

Mfon Akpan - National Louis University

Make Legacy Courses Responsive Without Javascript

Daylight provides the ability to present content responsively. It does not magically turn all content responsive. Simple techniques address common challenges in legacy templates including line-length readability, link display breaking containers, and YouTube embeds. Code snippets provided.

Renee Judd - National Louis University

Marketing Yourself for Tenure and Promotion with ePortfolio

Professors waste hours organizing, storing, and compiling artifacts to prepare for the tenure/promotion application process. See how ETSU is using ePortfolio to transform the way professors market themselves by creating a space for storage and presentations that highlight professional activities.

Stephanie Tweed - East Tennessee State University
Chelsie Dubay - East Tennessee State University-Information Technology Services

Optimal Learning Space (OLS) Design in UDL

This presentation will focus on the lack of research data to show consistency in UDL. This presentation will attempt to show how immersive learning can achieve UDL by following a "read a little, do a little through high impact dynamic content" as a foundation for engagement in a programming course.

George Meghabghab - Roane State Community College

Our Magic Lies in Our People: A Team Approach to Increase Efficiencies in Brightspace Development

Inefficiencies were identified where the instructional designers (IDs) spent undue time on tasks associated with online content entry that impacted time available to spend on pedagogy. The course development process was redesigned to utilize both ID and course material publisher (CMP) specialties.

Deanne Riese - Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Aileen Markling - Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Reimagining Online Course Evaluation: The Evolution & Implementation of the eCampus 5 Star Rubric

Struggling with how to use a rubric to best evaluate online course design? This poster session will highlight the implementation of the eCampus 5 Star Rubric, and examine its flexibility in past innovations and projected adaptability in current and future course evaluation initiatives.

Nakita Hogans - USG eCampus
Ngoc Vo - USG eCampus
Angela Reid - University of West Georgia
Jen Sands - USG eCampus

Using Brightspace Tools to Deliver Faculty Development

This session will showcase the WeTeach program, a faculty professional development model proven to engage faculty in quality online course design and delivery. The WeTeach program consists of two courses created and delivered using tools within Brightspace.


Ways Brightspace Can Make Your Life Easier

Our college has found Brightspace to be valuable in other areas like collaboration. We will demonstrate: Student Advising, Perkins Technical Skills Assessment, Program/Discipline Meetings, Repository for budget, schedules, College-wide assessments, Computer Literacy and Security Awareness Training.

Zala Fashant - Encore Professional Development

Schedule subject to change