CFTTC

Entertainment
Hotel
Wednesday, March 4-6, 2015
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Biloxi, MS


 Times  Track A - Canvas - Building Your Awesome
 9:30 am - 10:40 am
ICANHAZCANVAS?
Training for Transition

This presentation will focus on the creation and design of introductory trainings and Create-A-Course workshops used to introduce Canvas. We'll discuss life hacks for training, internet meme style! #epic #winning. - Christa Sayers- Meridian Community College
 10:45 am - 11:55 am
There is Structure in Instructure
This is a BYOD hands-on session that will help faculty and developers expound upon Canvas' capability to emphasize learner development. You will see sample course flows and learn how course mapping, building modules and using multiple Canvas tools can improve student-learning experiences. - Nicole House- Delta State University
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch
Key-Note Speaker
Corinne Hoisington
The State of our Teaching Union is - CHANGE
 1:35 pm - 2:45 pm
Canvas' E-portfolios
The session will focus on how to create and incorporate electronic portfolios through Canvas/Google Docs/Wordpress. - Javier Gomez - Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
 2:50 pm - 3:05 pm
Afternoon Break
 3:10 pm - 4:20 pm
Using Canvas on Mobile Devices--(Get That Canvas Mobile App Up and Going)
Mobile apps have been redesigned with a new goal in mind: complete an entire course on your phone. You'll love the brand-new look and design that streamlines the user experience across all devices-Android, iPhone, and iPod. - Margaret S. Britt - Copiah-Lincoln Community College

 

 Times  Track B - Tech Tools and Mobile Learning
 9:30 am - 10:40 am
Ruby Slippers and the Yellow Brick Road: A Student Success Journey
The presenters will showcase the DropGuard Early Alert system and describe how it supports institutional processes and student success. - Laura Damm- East Mississippi Community College
 10:45 am - 11:55 am
Raising the “Bar” on Presentations: Adding Animoto to the Mix
Ready to shake it up in and out of the classroom? This session will teach you to register and utilize the Animoto for Educators software to create professional videos for creative communications and engaging presentations. - Krista LeBrun, Ph.D.-Meridian Community College
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch
Key-Note Speaker
Corinne Hoisington
The State of our Teaching Union is - CHANGE
 1:35 pm - 2:45 pm
How to Use MOOCS Effectively @ Your College
This presentation will provide a short overview of MOOCs and provide a few examples of how MOOCs can be used effectively at the community college level. - J. Michelle Sumerel, - Itawamba Community College
 2:50 pm - 3:05 pm
Afternoon Break
 3:10 pm - 4:20 pm
Appy Hour
Appy Hour: Where the best applications for education are served neat. This session will teach you to implement useful applications both in and out of the classroom. Let's raise the bar (literally)! - Marie Roberts- Meridian Community College

 

 Times  Track C - Instructional and Student Success Strategies
 9:30 am - 10:40 am
7 Secrets to Successful Classroom Structure & Design
This interactive session will share secrets that can help you to create and structure your course for its maximum effectiveness and greatest potential to reach and motivate students. - Rochelle Beatty, PhD - Cengage Learning
 10:45 am - 11:55 am
Transforming the Challenging Online Student Into a Master Student
This interactive session helps you identify the types of students in your courses and gain practical, active learning strategies to manage the online classroom. Rochelle Beatty, PhD - Cengage Learning
 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lunch
Key-Note Speaker
Corinne Hoisington
The State of our Teaching Union is - CHANGE
 1:35 pm - 2:45 pm
Knowing What Kind of Light Bulb We are Working With: Technology and Learning Style
This session will equipping instructors with an understanding of learning styles to foster knowledge construction in the online learner. David E. Kephart, PhD - Link-Systems, and Krista LeBrun, Ph.D.-Meridian Community College
 2:50 pm - 3:05 pm
Afternoon Break
 3:10 pm - 4:20 pm
Creating a Community: How Connecting Students to the School and to Each Other Improves Retention
This session will present strategies for developing relationships with students and creating a sense of community in online courses to increase retention and graduation rates. - Kim Munzo, AspirEDU

 

 

 

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