Recent Presentations:

LGBTQ+ Students and Study Abroad {TnCIS 12th Annual Conference on International Education}, Dyersburg State Community College, Dyersburg, Tennessee. November 1, 2018

An Introduction to Electromagnetism, {Guest Speaker at Sunday Assembly, Knoxville} October 28, 2018.

If you came to see The Seagull at Pellissippi State Community College April 13-15 or 20-22, 2018 and you saw what I was up to during the winter/early spring of 2018.

The Grand Debate {ITC eLearn 2018 Conference} February 2018. The topic was whether distance learning departments should be centralized or de-centralized on campus. I debated for centralization against Dr. Myk Garn. We had a fun time!

Don’t Just Phone Home: Share Your Trip {TNCIS Conference on International Education} November 2016.

Instructional and Fun Tools That Tantalize—IFTTT {ITC eLearning 2016 Pre-conference session} February 14, 2016. Co-presented with Brandon Ballentine.

Five-Minute Idea Exchange for Teaching and Learning with Brightspace in Higher Ed, November 3, 2015. Co-presented with my buddies: Kari Frisch, D’Arcy Norman, Jim Dye, George Kroner, Brandon BallentineBarry Dahl, Greg Jorgensen, and Andy Freed. Recording and more information at the link above.

Version Control for Course Content, {Brightspace FUSION 2015, D2L Brightspace Users Conference} June 2015. Presented with Brandon Ballentine

Doing the Numbers: E-Waste {Pellissippi State Earth Week Teach-In}  April 2015.

Version Control for Course Content, {Brightspace Ignite Tennessee, D2L Brightspace Regional Conference} February 2015. Presented with Brandon Ballentine

Digital Storytelling Slam, {D2L Brightspace Community Webinar} October 2014. Presenting with Brandon Ballentine, Barry Dahl, and Kari Frisch.

Digital Storytelling Slam {FUSION 2014: Desire2Learn Global Users Conference} Nashville, Tennessee, July 2014. Presented with Brandon Ballentine, Barry Dahl, Kyle Mackie, Kari Frish and Michael Amick.

Usng a txt expndr, {FUSION 2014: Desire2Learn Global Users Conference} Nashville, Tennessee, July 2014. Presented with Brandon Ballentine.

Let’s Be Safe Out There. Guest Speaker for BUSN 2510: Emerging Trends in Technology. Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville, Tennessee. April 2014

Cool Uses for Replace Strings {FUSION 2013: Desire2Learn Global Users Conference} Boston, Massachusetts. July 2013. Presented with Brandon Ballentine

Every Class begins with “C” {Opening Speaker, Innovative Professors Conference} Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee. April 2013.

Responsive Web Design in Desire2Learn {FUSION 2012: Desire2Learn Users Conference}, San Diego, California. July 2012. Presented with Brandon Ballentine.

Tools for Blooms {ROCC Summer Academy Leadership Training (#roccsalt) 2012}, Southwest Community College, Memphis, Tnnessee. Presented with Mary Nunaley of InnLink via Google + Hangout.

Digital Storytelling Slam {eLearning 2012, the Instructional Technology Council Annual Conference} Long Beach, CA, February 2012. Presented with Barry Dahl of Excellence in e-Education,  Howard Beattie from Holland College on Prince Edward Island

Using the Educational Broadcast Spectrum for Student “Cloud” Experiences {National EBS Association Annual Meeting.} Newport Beach, CA, February 2012.

Reinventing Mobile Media for Distance Education {Tennessee Association of Continuing and Higher Education Annual Conference} Gatlinburg, TN. November 10, 2011

Mobile Faculty Training, Poster Session with Brandon Ballentine  {FUSION 2011, Desire2Learn Users Conference} Denver, CO. July 2011

Faculty Unconference – Pellissippi State Community College, August 2011

Support Student Blogging on Campus {K-20 Education Summit} Cleveland, TN hosted by Cleveland State Community College. June 2011

Google Apps Training – {Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) P-20 Mobilization Summit}, Walters State Community College, June 2011

Tweet This (a pre-conference workshop) and What’s NEXT: Developing and supporting a next generation classroom at ITC eLearning 2011. February 2011. Presenting the workshop with Barry Dahl of Excellence in e-Education.  Presenting the NEXT session with Howard Beattie from Holland College on Prince Edward Island.

Enter the EduBrowser at the D2L Unconference, which immediately preceeds the FUSION 2010 conference. This was my first attempt at an Ignite-style talk (20 slides each moving forward at 15 second intervals, done in 5 minutes!). My talk was designed to get more folks thinking about my concept of the Edubrowser and how it can help us make taking and teaching online classes easier and less problematic. Thanks to Kyle Mackie for pulling the Unconference together!

Library 1010: A Collaborative Approach for Freshman English Library Tutorial  {FUSION 2010 Desire2Learn Users Conference}  July 2010. The presentation can be found on the Library’s blog site

Surrounded by New: {Keynote Speaker at the 21st annual conference of the elearning Consortium of Colorado} Vail, Colorado. April 14, 2010.

Tweet This – Social Networking in Higher Education, a pre-conference workshop I am presenting with Barry Dahl, Vice President, Technology and Connect eCampus, Lake Superior College at the Instructional Technology Council’s eLearning 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas. Check out the mindmap Barry and I used for the presentation.

From Woodstock to Facebook to.. {Tennessee College Public Relations Association Regional Meeting, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville}, November 2009 Presentation Files: PDF of slides

1969-2009: To the Moon and Beyond {Innovative Professors Conference, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN}, November 2009. Presentation is on Scribd.

STEP UP {Keynote for Faculty Convocation at Northeast State Community College, Elizabethton, TN, August, 2009}

Got Faculty 2.0? {FUSION 2009: Desire2Learn User Conference, St. Paul, MN}, Summer 2009
Session on faculty development about and with Web 2.0 tools. Presented in conjunction with Darren York, Roane State Community College, Mary Nunaley, Volunteer State Community College and Andrea Sanders, Chattanooga State Community College.


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