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D2L Connection: Tennessee Edition

Friday, November 15, 2019
8:45am–2:20pm (CST)
Tennessee State University
Downtown Campus / Avon Williams Campus (AWC)
330 10th Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37203

D2L Connection: Tennessee is your opportunity to connect with peers and D2L staff, exchange product feedback, share effective practices, and network with other Learning Professionals.

This D2L Connection will showcase teaching and learning within Brightspace, and sessions will feature topics such as effective practices in instructional design, technology integration, and administrative management. It’s a great opportunity to exchange new ideas, as well as learn more about the Brightspace community.

This event is sponsored by D2L and hosted by the Tennessee State University.

Registration fee: None. Zip. Nada.

Parking: Visitors can park in any of the white lined spaces that are not marked Reserved.

Directions: To TSU Downtown Campus/Avon Williams Campus

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Registration & Refreshments
Opening session - Fireside Chat with John Baker
Breakout sessions
Building an eTextbook in Brightspace D2L, Michelle Kassorla, Georgia State University

Virtual Classroom and Assignments with Bongo and Brightspace, Stephanie Shipley and Royce Jacomen of Pellissippi State Community College

Brightspace 101: Getting Started in the Learning Environment, Dan Semi of D2L

Ten Bright Ideas to make your Brightspace Courses More Accessible to Students with Disabilities, Barry Dahl of D2L

Breakout sessions
Student Engagement through Video Peer Review, Patricia Nunally of Southwest TN Community College and Kelly Gatewood of Keiser University

Orientation 101: Best Practices for Engaging Students with D2L, Callie Wise, Mark Chamberlain, and Pari Bhatt; all of TBR

The D2L 90-Day Review/Preview - Dan Semi of D2L

Designing Online Courses for Flexibility – a Key component for student satisfaction - Barry Dahl of D2L

Breakout sessions
Integrating ePorfolio and Service Learning, Janice M. Williams, Tennessee State University

Designing Instruction for All Students: UDL with D2L Brightspace, Leonia Houston, TBR

Using Brightspace Tools to Increase Student Engagement and Instructor Presence - Dan Semi of D2L

Five Free Tech Tools to Make You More Productive Inside and Outside of the LMS - Barry Dahl of D2L

Closing session - Wrap-up and prize drawings
schedule subject to change

Hotels & Accommodations

Homewood Suites - Downtown 706 Church Street Nashville, TN 37203 (615) 742-5550 Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott - Nashville Metro Center 100 French Landing Nashville, TN 37228 (615) 432-4677 Renaissance Nashville Hotel 611 Commerce St Nashville, TN 37203 (615) 255-8400

Hosted By

Tennessee State University

Sponsored By

TSU Distance Education

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