EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting: Advancing the Next Generation of Learning

February 4-6, 2013 /  Webinar hosted at Wills House

The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting webinar will be hosted on campus by IT Services – Learning Design and Technology (LearnDAT).

ELI will look at the rapid evolution of learning technology, charting its migration from the desktop to the cloud, and trends in highly mobile devices. It will also explore the ecosystem of the learning environment, looking to provide a personalized experience that contributes to greater student success.



The free webinar event will run Monday, February 4,through Wednesday, February 6, on campus in the large conference room at Wills House. Sessions will include “Engaging Students through Digital Badges,” “MOOCs on Campus,” “Is Learning through Mobile Apps Equal to Teaching?”, and “The Usage of Analytics.” Refreshments, including a light snack, will be provided throughout by LearnDAT.

Monday, February 6, from 1:30 to 6:30pm
Tuesday, February 5, from 10:00 am to 6:30pm
Wednesday, February 6, from 10:30am to 11:45am

If you’d like to join us, please register online. For further information, please contact Keesa Muhammad at (517) 884-0663.

Full program details are below:


Monday, February 4, 2013

1:30 PM

Eli Townhall Meeting

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Welcome and Online Conference Overview

3:00 – 4:15  PM

Student Success Does Not Arise by Chance – Session will not be recorded

4:20 – 4:40 PM

Interview and Interactive Q&A session with speakers

4:45 – 5:30 PM

Engaging Students in Community-Based, Collaborative Research Using Geotagging and Free Cloud-Based Tools

5:45 – 6:30 PM

Leveraging Open Technologies and Cross-Disciplinary Pollination to transform Introductory courses

6:45 – 7:45 PM

2013 Horizon Report


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

10:00 AM

Learning Sciences and Learning Analytics:  Time for a Marriage

11:15 – Noon

Engaging Students Through Digital Badges

12:05 – 12:25 PM

Finding Your Pathway to E-Textbook Authoring

12:30 – 1:15 PM

If You Badge It, Will They Engage?  Gamification Principles in Online Courses

1:30 – 2:15 PM

MOOCs on Campus:  Experiences from the Front Lines

2:20 – 3:25 PM

Carrots and Sticks:  Unique Approaches for Developing and Supporting Faculty in Online and Hybrid Instruction

3:30 – 4:15 PM

Empowering Innovation:  Seize The Opportunity

4:20 – 4:40 PM

Interview and Interactive Q&A session with speakers

4:55 – 5:30 PM

Analytics Readiness:  Is Your Institution Primed for Success?

5:45 – 6:30 PM

Interview and Interactive Q&A session with Leadership Seminar Speakers


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

10:30 – 11:15 AM

Roadmap to launching a MOOC:  Collaborating across Units, Rethinking Faculty and Technology Services

11:20 – 11:40 AM

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Badges but Were Afraid to Ask

11:45 – 12:30 PM

You Can’t Stop the Signal, Mall” and Other Great Lessons from Stanford’s MOOCS

12:45 – 1:45 PM

Are All Mobile Devices Equal When It Comes to Teaching and Learning?

11:45 AM

Online Conference Closing