Academic Technology Expo 2014 Recap

We want to extend a huge thank you to everyone that came out to support this year’s Academic Technology Expo. The event featured 19 informative sessions, a virtual keynote from author Jeff Selingo, and had a 50% increase in attendance over last year! Let’s take a quick look at the day.

  • Location: Physical Sciences Center, 2nd Floor
  • Date and Time: January 10th, 2014, 8:45am – 4:00pm
  • Virtual Keynote Speaker: Jeff Selingo

Available Presentation Slides and Handouts

Session 1 (9:15am – 10:00am):
1. Open Educational Resources – Affordable Textbook and Content Solutions
a) Handout
2. Learning Spaces: Physical and Virtual
3. Campus – Online Software Training

Session 2 (10:10am – 10:55am):
1. Blending Online and In-class Instruction: Lessons Learned
a) Handout
2. GroupMe: Using mobile group messaging to facilitate student communication and class rapport
3. Open Access, Publisher Copyright Policies, and Self-Archiving
4. Got Data? Data Management Services at OU Libraries

Session 3 (2:00pm – 2:45pm):
1. Dynamics of Signature Course Creation

Session 4 (2:55pm – 3:40pm):
1. Cloud-based Student Response Systems
2. SHAREOK: Oklahoma Higher Ed’s Open Access Repository
3. Webwork: An Online Homework System
4. Interactive Mindfulness Technology

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Photos from this year’s ATE

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ATE 2014 Platinum Sponsors

Kevin Buck

As an academic technology administrator, Kevin Buck primarily focuses on assisting faculty and students with the use of technology to enhance their learning experience. Over the past year, Kevin has taken a growing interest in digital media and mobile solutions. Kevin serves as the Digital Media Specialist for OU Information Technology, enabling and supporting the use of video to enhance the student experience. Prior, Kevin administered the campus LMS, Desire2Learn, and coordinated training and support for the system. Originally from Kansas, Kevin started working for OU IT in 2007 when he moved to Norman to pursue his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma. Kevin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Information Studies and is currently contemplating what he'd like to pursue for his Masters degree.

Kevin Buck introduces Jeff Selingo
Spring LMS Pilot