Surveying the Landscape of Distance Education




Friday, Sept. 27, 2013


8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

9 to 9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

Chuck Powell, Assistant Provost for Teaching, Learning and Technology

Dr. Dennis N. Assanis, Provost and Senior VP for Academic Affairs


9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Spark Sessions

  • Keri Hollander, School of Nursing
  • Linda Unger and Kelliann Flores, School of Professional Development 
  • Joanne Souza and Paul Bingham, Biology Online Program

15 Minute Break

  • Wendy Tang and Michael Gouzman, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Online
  • Ted Teng and Kayode AdebowaleTechnology and Society
  • Art LekacosCollege of Business
  • Nadya Dimitrov, Physician Assistant Post-Professional Masters Program

12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Lunch


12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

        Carey Hatch, Associate Provost at State University of New York will discuss the future of online education, its strategic place in SUNY, the SUNY Learning Network, Open Courseware, and the Open SUNY Initiative.


1:30 to 1:50 p.m.

        Chuck Powell, Assistant Provost for Teaching, Learning and Technology


1:50 to 2 pm Break


2 to 3:30 p.m.  e-Poster/Question and Answer Sessions

  • Keri HollanderSchool of Nursing
  • Linda UngerSchool of Professional Development
  • Joanne Souza and Paul BinghamBiology Online Program
  • Wendy Tang and Dmitri DonetskiBachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Online
  • Ted Teng and Kayode AdebowaleTechnology and Society
  • Nadya Dimitrov, Physician Assistant Post-Professional Masters Program
  • Lynn Timko-SwaimPhysician Assistant Post-Professional Masters Program
  • Leah Holbrook and Josephine Connolly SchoonenGraduate Programs in Nutrition
  • Meg Schedel and Jennifer AdamsMusic/Consortium for Digital Arts and Technology (CDACT)
  • Rachel Anna HaywardSchool of Social Welfare
  • Brandi SoCultural Analysis and Theory
  • Kelliann Flores, SPDCreating Community in Online Courses with ePortfolios 
  • Dick LaskowskiSynchronous Online Learning: Surf's Up! College of Business
  • Shyam Sharma and Christopher Petty, Writing and Rhetoric, TLT Talent Grant Winners
  • TLT Support Services: Faculty development team, instructional technologies, e-Portfolios, Teaching and Learning Lab, Blackboard Support Team, SB Connect, SB Capture
  • Professional Associations supporting teaching online: SUNY Learning Network (SLN), University Professional and Continuing Education (UPCEA), National University Telecommunications Network (NUTN), Sloan-C Consortium, Quality Matters


Last edited by L. Unger September 25, 2013