2012 COIL Conference Agenda

Note: Links to the presentation materials are listed after the individual presentation or presenters names.

Thursday - June 7, 2012

Time Session Room
11:30-1:00 Registration Global Center Lobby
1:00-1:30

Opening Remarks (Video Archive)

  • Mitch Leventhal, Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs, SUNY System Administration
  • Jon Rubin, Director, SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)

Global Classroom

1:30-2:15 Introduction Exchange Exercise (Partner Access Table) Global Classroom
2:15-2:30 Coffee Break  
2:30-3:45 Breakout Sessions A  
 

Faculty Experiences from the Field Track

Presentation 1: Peace Communication, media and conflict resolution: coteaching US-Middle East media course (40 min) (Video Archive)

  • Dr. Claire Badaracco, Bellarmine University, Fulbright 2012-13 University of Ulster, Derry, Peace Studies (Article)
  • Sandra Whitehead, Languages and Humanities Department Chair, Rafik Hariri University, Mechref, Lebanon (Presentation)
  • Ms. Alexandrea Newell, Marquette university class of 2012 (remote presenter) (Presentation)

Presentation 2: The NewsActivist Curriculum and Website: At the Nexus of Local and Global Collaborative Learning (20 min) (Video Archive)

  • Gabriel Flacks, Humanities Professor, Champlain College, Saint Lambert QC (Website)

Session Moderator: Hope Windle, Instructional Designer, SUNY Ulster

Video Archive of Q & A Session for Both Presenters

Tiered Classroom
 

International Education and Language Learning Track

Presentation 1: Empowering Faculty in the Globally-Networked Classroom (40 min) (Handout) (Video Archive)

  • Jenifer Cushman, Dean of International Education and Associate Professor of German, Juniata College
  • Ben Mallaby, Senior Lecturer in Digital Film Production, University of Gloucestershire (remote presenter)
  • Nathan Wagoner, Director of New Media Communication, Juniata College

Presentation 2: Education For Intercultural Citizenship: Breaking Boundaries and Building Bridges with other Cultures (20 min) (Presentation) (Video Archive)

  • Dr. Noureddine Mouhadjer, Lecturer of Linguistics, Abou Bekr Belkaid University, Tlemcen,Algeria, and head of “Global Understanding” project with East Carolina University from NC, USA

Session Moderator: Ryan Deuel, Chief of Staff to the President at SUNY Canton

Global Classroom
 

Hands-On Workshop Track

Geography Case Studies and Collaborative Projects for Globally Networked Learning  (Agenda) (Presentation) (Case Studies Handout) (Group Activity 1 Handout) (Video Archive)

  • James Mills, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Geography, Department of Geography, SUNY Oneonta
  • Michael Solem, Ph.D., Educational Affairs Director, Association of American Geographers

Note: Attendees for this session are requested to bring a laptop or tablet for an interactive activity.

Workshop Facilitator: Suronda Gonzalez, Director,Languages Across the Curriculum, Binghamton University

Multi Purpose Room
 

Moving from Words to Actions: A Special Session on SUNY Networking Initiatives for Presidents, CAOs, SIOs

  • Mitch Leventhal, Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs, SUNY System Administration
  • Jon Rubin, Director SUNY COIL Center
  • Carey Hatch, Associate Provost for Academic Technologies and Information Services, SUNY System Administration

Please note: access to this session is by invitation only

Boardroom
3:45-4:00 Coffee Break  
4:00-5:30

COIL Institute for Globally Networked Learning in the Humanities - A First Report from Spring 2012 Courses (Video Archive)

American University, Beirut, and University of North Carolina at Greensboro Co-Presenters:

  • Alexander Hartwiger, Assistant Professor of English, American University Beirut
  • Alexandra Schultheis Moore, Associate Professor of English, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

SUNY Geneseo and Lomonosov Moscow State University Co-Presenters: (Presentation)

  • Mira Bergelson, Professor, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Regional Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University (remote presenter)
  • Meredith Marko Harrigan, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, SUNY Geneseo

Corning Community College and University of Belize Co-Presenters: (Presentation)

  • Ubaldimir Guerra, Lecturer Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Belize (remote presenter)
  • Ryan Hersha, Instructor of English, Corning Community College

Panel Moderator: Tina Yagjian, COIL Institute Coordinator

Global Classroom
5:30-6:15

Assessing Globally Networked Learning: Some Discoveries and First Steps - Keynote Address (Video Archive)

Global Classroom
6:15-8:00 Reception (Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served) Central Synagogue (next door to Global Center)

 


 

Friday - June 8 2012

Time

Session

Room

8:30-9:00 Registration Global Center Lobby
9:00-9:45

New COIL Initiatives (Video Archive)

  • Jon Rubin, Director, SUNY COIL Center
  • John Fowler, Assistant Director, SUNY COIL Center
Global Classroom
9:45-11:00

The Expanding Globally Networked Landscape: Soliya, iEARN and INTENT (Video Archive)

  • Catharine Bufalino, Senior Manager - Development and Communications, Soliya (Presentation)
  • Ed Gragert, Executive Director Emeritus of iEARN-USA (Presentation)
  • Mirjam Hauck, Senior Lecturer and Associate Head of the Department of Languages (Faculty of Education and Language Studies), Open University/UK, and a member of Project INTENT (Presentation) (Handout)
  • Francesca Helm, Assistant Professor of English at the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Padova, Italy (remote presenter)

Panel Moderator: Jon Rubin, Director of the SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning

Global Classroom
11:00-11:15 Coffee Break  
11:15-12:30 Breakout Sessions B  
 

Faculty Experiences from the Field Track

Presentation 1: Commitment, Collaboration, and Serendipity: Lessons Learned on The Road Towards Global Cultural Competency (40 min) (Video Archive)

  • Ruth P. Wilson, Professor, College of the Social Sciences, San Jose State University
  • Mark Adams, Senior Instructional Designer, College of International and Extended Studies, San Jose State University
  • John W. Wilson, Associate Lecturer of English (A.L.E), School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University (remote presenter)

Presentation 2: The Challenges of Collaborative Learning across the Border: Canada and the United States: Divergent Paths/Intertwined Futures (20 min) (Handout)

  • Dr. Claire Puccia Parham, Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence and Innovation, Siena College (remote presenter)

Session Moderator: Craig B. Little, Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology at SUNY Cortland.

Global Classroom (A)
 

International Education and Language Learning Track

Panel Title: Globally Networked Courses and Student Mobility: Correlation or Causation? (Presentation) (Video Archive)
Panel Chair: Melanie Wilson, PhD Candidate and part-time Instructor, McGill University

Presentation 1: Globally Networked Learning and Student Mobility: What is the Connection? (20 min)

  • Melanie Wilson, PhD Candidate and part-time Instructor, McGill University

Presentation 2: Going Global: Challenges and Successes in an Intercultural Communication COIL Course (20 min)

  • Deirdre Sato, Ph.D., Director of International Programs and Services at Purchase College, SUNY

Presentation 3: Costa Rica Live: The Cloud Forest to the Red Clay (20 min)

  • Dr. Kasee Clifton Laster, Director of Education Abroad,University of Georgia
Global Classroom (B)
 

Hands-On Workshop Track

Using Cloud Computing to Connect Culturally Diverse Classrooms in a Blended Learning Environment (Presentation) (Video Archive) (Q & A Video Archive)

  • Lorette Pellettiere Calix, Director, Central American and Caribbean International Program,SUNY Empire State College (remote presenter)
  • PatriceTorcivia Prusko, Instructor, Center for Distance Learning, and Panama, Dominican Republic, Prague and Lebanon Programs, SUNY Empire State College

Note: Attendees for this session are requested to bring a laptop or tablet to participate in some interactive exercises.

Workshop Facilitator: Susan Jagendorf-Sobierajski, Ph.D.,Executive Director of International Education,SUNY Cobleskill

Tiered Classroom
12:30-2:00 Lunch (Box lunches will be provided) Global Classroom
2:00-3:15 Breakout Sessions C  
 

Faculty Experiences from the Field Track

Panel Title: COIL Nodal Network Faculty Grantees Panel

Presentation 1: Creating a Global Classroom with Technology and Social Media in a time of Budget Restrictions (25 min) (Presentation) (Video Archive)

  • Rutger Siebenga, Instructor, Sport Marketing, Hogeschool van Amsterdam Economie en Management (remote presenter)
  • Aaron Zipp, Instructor & Undergraduate International Coordinator, Sport Management Department, SUNY Cortland (remote presenter)

Presentation 2: Understanding Foreign Policy through COIL: Student to student learning (25 min) (Presentation) (Video Archive)

  • Ş. İlgü Özler, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, SUNY New Paltz

Panel Moderator: Victoria Boynton, Professor of English, SUNY Cortland (10 min)

Global Classroom (A)
 

International Education and Language Learning Track

Panel Title: Telecollaboration and Language Learning (Video Archive) (Q & A Video Archive)

Presentation 1: Telecollaboration and Language Learning (40 min) 

  • Tita Beaven, Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Associate Head of the Department of Languages, Faculty of Education and Language Studies, Open University/UK  (Presentation)
  • Sarah Guth, Lecturer in English, University of Padova, Italy; and PhD candidate, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany (remote presenter) (Presentation)
  • Mirjam Hauck, Senior Lecturer and Associate Head of the Department of Languages,Faculty of Education and Language Studies, Open University/UK

Presentation 2: Foreign Language Learning Support Centers as Community Open Way to Teach, Learn and Participate (20 min)

  • Olga Tsiliuruk, Founder and Director of the Russian Language Support Center for Adults, “Lingvos Ltd.” (Minsk, Belarus), and Russian Language Teacher for Foreigners and Independent Researchers in the field.  (Presentation)

Panel Moderator: Ms. Sally Crimmins Villela, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs of the State University of New York (SUNY)

Global Classroom (B)
 

Hands-On Workshop Track

Voicethread: Enhancing Discussions From Any Distance (Sample VoiceThread) (Video Archive)

  • Tamara Cupples, Executive Director of Online Learning and Academic Technologies, Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Jeffrey Riman, Instructional Designer and CET coordinator, Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Eileen Karp, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and International Coordinator for Fashion Programs, FIT

Note: Attendees for this session are requested to bring a laptop or tablet to participate in some interactive exercises.

Workshop Facilitator: Alena Rodick, Assistant Program Officer at the Office of International Programs (OIP) of the State University of New York (SUNY). 

Tiered Classroom
3:15-3:30 Coffee Break  
3:30-5:00

What do new cloud-based Learning Management Systems mean for the future of Globally Networked Learning? (Video Archive)

  • John Fontaine, Blackboard (CourseSites), Senior Director of Platform Evangelism at Blackboard (Presentation)
  • Adrian Sannier, Pearson (OpenClass), Senior Vice President for Product at Pearson
  • Jared Stein, Instructure (Canvas), Solutions Engineer (Presentation)
  • Takashi "Take" Takekawa, (manaba), President and CEO of manaba (Asahi Net International, Inc.) (Presentation)

Panel Moderator: Jon Rubin, Director of the SUNY Center for Collaborative Online International Learning

Global Classroom
5:00-5:30 Closing Remarks Global Classroom

Summaries of the conference sessions are available by clicking here.
Presenter bios can be found by clicking here.

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