2016 Conference Program

This year’s event, as it is tradition, starts at noon on Wednesday, April 6 and ends on Friday, April 8 at 1:30 PM. Please find the scheduled program below.

NW/MET 2016 Conference Program (PDF)

Presentation descriptions are new available in the Sessions page.

Conference Program Table

WEDNESDAY 4/6

Evergreen
Whitewater
Riverfork
10:00 – 5:00
Registration Table
12:00 – 1:00
Welcome and Buffet Lunch – Evergreen
1:10 – 2:00
One-to-One in Higher Ed: Is It Possible?
Dan Case
Sean Courtney
Carroll College
Tracking Academic Progress with One Login: PNWU’s Experience with Progress IQ
Lei Ye, Ph.D.
Tracy Nguyen, Ph.D.
Mary Johnson, Ph.D.
College of Osteopathic Medicine/Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU-COM)
Classroom Technology Services…Building Success at UNLV
Scott Menter, CTS
Frank Alaimo CTS
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2:10 – 3:00
Making Technology Invisible: Active Pedagogy for the Modern World
Ryan D. Hazen, M.Ed.
Carroll College
Using Digital Storytelling for Public Health Advocacy: Collaborative Teaching and Learning Efforts to Enliven Nursing Education
Salem Levesque
Butch de Castro, PhD, MSN/MPH, RN
University of Washington Bothell
Managing your Blackboard Knowledge from Analytic to Zoinks
Jennifer Weddel
Boise State University
3:10 – 4:00
Creating an Inclusive and Empowering Makerspace
Amy Vecchione
Deana Brown
Boise State University
Mobile Learning: Building Dynamic and Sustainable Programming
Lana Grover
Boise State University
What is Remote Proctoring and Why do People Keep Talking About it?
Maria Shimel
David Ficks
Boise State University
4:00 – 5:30
Free Time
5:00
Cash Bar Opens – Evergreen
5:30 – 7:00
Plated Dinner and Keynote – Evergreen

Innovate or Die!
Gordon Jones, founding Dean of the College of Innovation and Design, Boise State University

THURSDAY 4/7

Evergreen
Whitewater
Riverfork
7:30 – 6:45
Registration Table
7:30 – 8:30
Buffet Breakfast – Evergreen
8:00 – 10:00
Vendor Showcase – Evergreen
10:10 – 11:00
AV Design in Non-Traditional Learning Spaces: ISU Treasure Valley Anatomy & Physiology Labs
Brian Atkinson
Idaho State University, Meridian
A Vision for Your Team: Doing What People Said Could Not Be Done
Mark Fitzgerald
Boise State University
11:10 – 12:00
A New Approach to Mapping Technology Integration and Pedagogy
Lana Grover
Devshikha Bose, PH.D.
Leslie Madsen-Brooks, PH.D.
Susan Shadle, PH.D.
Boise State University
Lessons Learned in Developing the WWU Digital Media Center
Robert B. Clark
Western Washington University
12:00 – 1:00
Buffet Lunch, Vendor Recognition, Raffle – Evergreen
1:10 – 2:00
Discussion Panel

Electronic Accessibility: Issues, Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions

Amy Vecchione, Associate Professor and Head of Web and Emerging Technologies, Albertsons Library, Boise State University
Wendy Turner, Director, Disability Resource Center, Boise State University
Betty Miller, Manager of Online Faculty and Technology, Nursing Department, Boise State University
Christine Bauer, Assistant Director, eCampus Center, Boise State University
Randy Stamm, eLearning Coordinator, Health Science Center, Idaho State University-Meridian
Marlene Zentz, Instructional Designer & Accessibility Specialist
Aaron Page, Accessibility Specialist
University of Montana

2:10 – 2:40
Afternoon Break
Lighting Rounds

Using Digital Storytelling for Public Health Advocacy: Collaborative Teaching and Learning Efforts to Enliven Nursing Education
Salem Levesque
Butch de Castro, PhD, MSN/MPH, RN
University of Washington Bothell

APT: A Fitness App for the Mind
Leif Nelson
Boise State University

10 Apps in 10 Minutes
Dan Case
Sean Courtney Carroll College

Afternoon Break
Lighting Rounds

Urban Farming and Environmental Education
Ryan D. Hazen, M.Ed.
Carroll College

Tracking Academic Progress with One Login: PNWU’s Experience with Progress IQ
Lei Ye, Ph.D.
Tracy Nguyen, Ph.D.
Mary Johnson, Ph.D.
College of Osteopathic Medicine/Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU-COM)

2:50 – 4:00
Spotlight Presentation

Engaging Students with Accessible Course Design
Marlene Zentz, Instructional Designer & Accessibility Specialist
Aaron Page, Accessibility Specialist
University of Montana

4:10 – 5:00
3 Reasons You Should Be Investing In Middleware Now
Daniel Gold
Boise State University
Tell Me What You Really Think: Building on Faculty Attitudes toward Technology
Leslie Madsen-Brooks, PH.D.
Boise State University
5:15 – 6:30
Buffet Dinner, Presentations, Hall of Fame Ceremony – Evergreen
6:45 – 8:30
Evening Activities
FRIDAY 4/7
8:00 – 10:00
Registration Table
7:30 – 8:30
Buffet Breakfast – Evergreen
9:00 – 11:00
BSU Tour – Maker Space and School of Innovation and Design
11:30 – 12:00
Caucus Meetings – Evergreen Ballroom
12:00 – 1:30
Annual Meeting / Buffet Lunch / Final Giveaways / Farewell – Evergreen