Academic Technology Expo 1.11.13

Becky Weintz

It’s that time of year again – Academic Technology Expo time! Last year’s event was an overwhelming success, and we expect nothing less this time around. We will have more presentations, more topics, more interaction, and a keynote presentation by Dr. Mark Morvant. Beverages and lunch will be provided, and we will surely be giving stuff away.

WHEN: January 11th, 2013 – 9:30AM – 4:30PM
WHERE: Devon Energy Hall – 1st Floor
WHAT: A full day focused on one of the most important and pressing topics in higher education – academic technology!


  • One University, Innovation Meets Tradition, Dr. Mark Morvant (Keynote Presentation)
  • iTunes U inside and outside of the classroom, Brandt Smith (Interactive Presentation)
  • Using Technology to engage students in the Action Center, Cindy Gordon & Mark Walvoord (Workshop)
  • Academic Integrity in Online Learning: The Value and Significance of Exam Proctoring in Online Courses, Roberto Voci and Tammara Williams-Dias (Interactive Presentation)
  • D2L 10 Upgrade, Michelle Crowe & Kevin Buck (Interactive Presentation)
  • Student Response Systems/Clickers, Bruce Mason, Sepideh Stewart (Panel Discussion)
  • Scholarly Communication Issues, Karen Rupp-Serrano (Roundtable Discussion)
  • The Core (Interactive Presentation)
  • Creating Interactive Textbooks using iBooks Author, Austin Lau & Mario Rosas(Workshop)
  • Preparing our Faculty: Integrating iPads into instruction, Dr. Teresa DeBacker (Interactive Presentation)
  • Social Media/Social Support, Janna Martin (Roundtable Discussion)
  • Using Zotero to Gather and Manage Citations, Molly Strothmann (Interactive Presentation)
  • Presentation on the OU Electronic Information Technology and Multimedia Policy, Suzette Dyer & Alicia Burris (interactive Presentation)
  • Getting Started with Lecture Capture, Kevin Blake (Interactive Presentation)
  • What is Data Management and Why Do We Care?, Karen Antell (Interactive Presentation)

INTERACTIVE TABLES: (Work one-on-one with campus technologists!)

  • D2L 10 Features Demo (OUIT)
  • Open Access and Resources Demo (OU Libraries)
  • iBooks Demo (CTE)
  • iTunes U Demo (WebComm)


  • The Core
  • CAS Online Programs
  • Skillport
  • IT Security
  • Microsoft Sharepoint
  • Language Learning Center
  • Research IT
  • CIDL
  • OU Writing Center


Becky Weintz
Becky Weintz

Originally from the East Coast, Becky Weintz moved from Washington D.C. to Oklahoma City in November of 2010 and began working for OU IT shortly thereafter. Prior to working for OU, Becky worked for TIG Global, an interactive marketing agency, managing website builds and online marketing campaigns for hospitality clients. She was lucky enough to be selected for a position in TIG Global’s London office and spent almost two years there enjoying the London sunshine and traveling around Europe visiting clients. Now she spends most of her time communicating all the great things about OU IT, working to finish her Masters of Education and hiding from tornadoes in her basement.

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