Session Descriptions - By Date and Time

 

 

 

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Creating New Knowledge in the Classroom Track

Accreditation Standards and Processes Track

Teaching Excellence Track

Best of Regions Track

Going Beyond Accreditation Track


2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Friday
June 17

MLB Cleveland Indians Turn Classroom into Living Laboratory...and Job Offers!

Presented by Dr. Bonnie Tiell, Danielle Foster, Kellie McGilvray, and Eric Brownlee

Five colleges collaborate with a Major League Baseball franchise to create a competitive environment challenging business students to be innovative and entrepreneurial. An action-based project to market “University Weekend” links theory and practice while delivering extraordinary dividends to high performers.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Friday
June 17

What You Need for a Successful Self-Study

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Jeanne Bedell and Diann Ferrell

This session is designed to describe the process used for a successful self-study. It starts with selecting the right team, ensuring only relevant data is presented in an appropriate format for reviewers and describing how to organize data and exhibits.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Friday
June 17

Coordination of Assessment - A Semester-Based Cycle

Track: Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree
Presented by Sharon Collins

Our School’s coordination of assessment into the mainstream of each semester has assisted in ensuring continuous improvement and creating new knowledge in the classroom. This session will provide examples from our semester-based assessment cycle and opportunities to ask questions and share insights.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Friday
June 17

Embedding Integrated Functional Rubrics to Simultaneously Grade and Assess Coursework

Presented by Ann Saurbier

This interactive presentation highlights the collaborative efforts that created and deployed an integrated assignment and institution-level rubric to easily score student work and simultaneously collect assessment data. Through a structured dialog, participants will discuss how the LMS can be leveraged, and how Walsh College’s lessons learned might be applied to a wide variety of institutional settings.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Friday
June 17

Responding to Employers' Expectations: Requiring a Junior/Senior Two-Year Series of Professional Development Courses

Presented by Sharon Stipe, Janie Gregg, Aliquippa Allen, and Mitzi Green

Our discussion will emphasize how a series of courses is being used to reinforce excellent communication skills, develop well – honed soft skills, and encourage interview preparedness and job readiness activities while addressing stakeholder expectations and creating a valuable assessment tool.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Friday
June 17

To the Boardroom and Beyond: An Active Learning Odyssey

Presented by Chris Kubik

Active learning creates students who are more engaged. Designing courses to create such opportunities provides learning opportunities for faculty members and benefits to the institution. A multi-year example of increasing active learning in an Investment Management course is highlighted.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Friday
June 17

'New' Knowledge from Professional Ethics Requirements

Presented by Perry Moore

The 2015 ACBSP International Teaching Excellence Award winner reflects on a 34 year career and the impact that professional ethics requirements imposed on CPAs have made to the classroom, to his research, and to his training of CPAs across Tennessee.

3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Friday
June 17

Where the World is your Classroom: International Study and Travel Programs, University of Redlands, School of Business

Presented by Dr. Keith Roberts, Dr. Marcus Castro, and Bruce Rawding

Learn how to create knowledge through unique, short-term study-abroad and global consulting courses. All aspects of international study will be discussed, including the pre-departure preparation, on-site experiential learning, and the integration of learning phases.

3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Friday
June 17

How to Transform an Institution to Fully accept and Embrace Accreditation

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Jean Marc Rejaud and Robert Reid

Are you facing resistance to accreditation from your faculty convinced that "everything is perfect"? Learn the project positioning, management and communication strategies that the accreditation team at the School of Business at FIT has put together to overcome this resistance.

3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Friday
June 17

Maximizing all Human Resources in the Accreditation Process

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Veronica Triplett and Dr. Aliquippa Allen

Maximizing all human resources in the accreditation process can be challenging, but it can help support Standards 2, 3, and 5, to meet continuous improvement objectives while creating better student learning experiences and opportunities.

3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Friday
June 17

Standard Three – Student and Stakeholder Satisfaction

Track: Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree
Presented by Associate Degree Board of Commissioners

Description not yet provided.

3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Friday
June 17

Capella University's Accreditation Partnership Model and Process: Supporting Learner Success

Track: Accreditation Standards - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree
Presented by Barbara Butts Williams, Daniela Pavel, and Karen Mattison

Description not yet provided.

3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Friday
June 17

Cyberbullying "bytes": Examining risk factors for classroom learning opportunities and implications for university policies

Presented by Joy Peluchette and Katherine Karl

This presentation provides findings from a study which examined whether individual differences in students’ gender and level of self-disclosure, as well as their engagement in risky social networking practices, increases their likelihood of being a victim of cyberbullying. Classroom learning opportunities and implications for university policies are discussed.

3:30 pm
4:15 pm

Friday
June 17

Creating a Tacit Knowledge Program for the Business Classroom

Presented by Phil Lewis

Organizations deal with both explicit (precise) knowledge—formal and systematic knowledge—and tacit (implicit) knowledge—insight, personal experience, and professional expertise. For tacit knowledge to work in a business school (B-school) classroom, a culture must be created for people to seek and share information, to be an enabler of both individual and organizational learning. The B-school must recognize itself as a knowledge creating organization with a capability for action based on intellectual capital.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Saturday
June 18

The Development and Launch of an Integrated Business Core and the Incorporation of Business Partners

Presented by Dr. Andrew Lynch and Kyle Viator

This session discusses the new curriculum and operations knowledge created from classroom experiences delivered in the Integrated Business Core program at Southern New Hampshire University. Implications for program assessment, on-campus partnerships, and off-campus corporate relationships will be outlined.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Saturday
June 18

Transcontinental Program Delivery Meeting ACBSP Standards

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Katalin Kovacs and Elkin Nurmammadov

Delivering business education in today’s world requires preparing students for doing business not only across countries but across continents. To achieve this, we see the emergence of partnerships along with joint and dual degree delivery modes. ACBSP institutions lead the way by ensuring that the complex delivery programs do not compromise on quality, meeting all standards for ACBSP.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Saturday
June 18

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Using the Online Reporting Portal to File QA Reports

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Diana Hallerud

Description not yet provided.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Saturday
June 18

Organizational Climate Analysis: Tracking Satisfaction and Motivation of Faculty & Staff

Track: Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree
Presented by Dr. Larry Zachrich and Dr. Von Roderick Plessner

Organizational climate analysis can document the well-being, satisfaction, and motivation of faculty and staff in an institution. Presenters will identify a process which can diagnose internal climate, suggest opportunities for improvement, and measure gains in the organizational climate.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Saturday
June 18

Integration and Assessment of Ethics into the Curriculum

Track: Accreditation Standards - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree
Presented by Penelope DeJong

Business Schools are charged with the responsibility of forming ethical habits of students that are later reflected in their business activities. This presentation demonstrates how the School of Business at Park University integrated ethics throughout their curriculum and how it is assessed.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Saturday
June 18

Incorporating Social Media Platforms into Higher Education Instructional Strategy

Presented by Ed Dansereau and Bill Godair

In recent years Social Media has increasingly become part of higher education instructional strategy. This presentation proposes a framework, based on our research and experience, for selecting social media platforms for presenting theory and enhancing the learning environment.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Saturday
June 18

Improving the Asynchronous Online Learning Environment Using Discussion Boards

Presented by Jack Deem, Dr. Ilene Ringler, Dr. Carol Schubert, Dr. Jimmie Flores, Dr. Jill Friestad-Tate, and Dr. Robert Lockwood

This session will present the findings of study to improve the online learning environment using asynchronous discussion boards at a major online university. Data was collected from some 38 MBA classes with 791 students responding to 303 Discussion Board Topics.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Saturday
June 18

Creating Cosmopolitan Thinkers and Communicators Using the Dialogical Approach

Presented by Julia Underwood and Rebecca Havens

This session will explain the Dialogical Approach to learning development, a fast-paced synergistic interactive method creating new knowledge in the classroom. To demonstrate its effectiveness, session participants will be guided through a values-based mini-dialogical experience.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Saturday
June 18

We're Accredited! Now What? Preparing the First Quality assurance Report

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Dr. Dixie Button, Dr. Kelly George, and Dr. Aaron Glassman

ERAU will share the trials and tribulations which led to a successful and meaningful first QA report. Quite a challenge with students, faculty, and staff spread coast-to-coast and worldwide. Steps and stumbles leading to a positive outcome will be discussed.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Saturday
June 18

Standard Five – Faculty and Staff Focus

Track: Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree
Presented by Associate Degree Board of Commissioners

Description not yet provided.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Saturday
June 18

Internship As a Tool for Student Assessment

Track: Accreditation Standards - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree
Presented by Khushwant Pittenger and Dr. Ray Jacobs

In this presentation, information and data from multiple institutions will be shared to showcase how internships can be used to collect data and generate reports on Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to meet ACBSP accreditation standards and to continuously improve business curricula.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Saturday
June 18

We Know They Know It, But Can They Do It?

Presented by Erich Dierdorff || Capsim

Schools are adept at assessing the acquisition of business-related knowledge. Yet, our graduates' success hinges on their capabilities to skillfully apply such knowledge. Evidence-based approaches to effectively and efficiently address this knowing-doing gap for "hard" and "soft" skills are presented.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Saturday
June 18

Classroom Inc. Applying Effectuation Principles to Inspire Students and Classroom Innovation

Presented by Dr. Maria Schellhase

Learn about the TISS Effectuation Model and discover how to implement its principles in your classroom to improve student retention, engagement, and performance. Discover why thinking like an entrepreneur enhances stakeholder commitment to classroom initiatives and encourages classroom innovation.

10:30 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Using Microsoft Excel to Complete the Required Tables for ACBSP QA and Self-Study Reports

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by ACBSP Boards of Commissioners

Description not yet provided.

10:30 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Using the Online Reporting Portal to Complete a Self-Study

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Diana Hallerud and Chuck Fazzi

Description not yet provided.

10:30 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Standard Four

Track: Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree
Presented by Associate Degree Board of Commissioners

Description not yet provided.

10:30 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Standards Two and Three

Track: Accreditation Standards - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree
Presented by Coppin State University

Description not yet provided.

10:30 am
11:15 am

Saturday
June 18

Student Learning or the Student Experience: The Shift from Traditional to Non-Traditional Facilitation in Higher Education

Presented by Dr. Pamela Allen, Paul Withey, Dr. Carlos Tasso Aquino, and Dr. Deborah Lawton

Trends in higher education indicate transformations from teachers to facilitators, mentors, or coaches. New classroom management requires diverse teaching methods for a changing population. How is the faculty focus shifting to support student customer satisfaction and student learning?

10:30 am
11:15 am

Saturday
June 18

Knowledge Creation Through Cooperative Learning and Team Projects: Faculty Motivation and Instructional 'Best Practices'

Presented by Dr. Deborah Calhoun

The ability to work cooperatively with others is fundamental to knowledge creation. This presentation will share teamwork instructional “best practices” synthesized from the literature and new research detailing faculty misconceptions about student team development and knowledge creation through team assignments.

10:30 am
11:15 am

Saturday
June 18

Bringing the Classroom to the World-Incorporating Global Experience through Short-Term Study Abroad

Presented by Fara Zakery, Behnaz Quigley, and Kristina Collins

Learning by experience, presenters will share insightful strategies and guidelines for planning and leading trips for those faculty and administrators interested to pursue short term study abroad opportunities for their students.

10:30 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

ACBSP Resources to Engage Business and Industry

Presented by Gina Fantasia, Akash Dania, and Judy Bullock

The session provides an overview of the Skills Gap Survey and Business Advisory Council Resource Kit developed by the Business Industry Relations Committee, and will explore how these tools can help build relationships with the business community and develop strategies to ensure the long-term viability of programs.

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

The Ups and Downs of Virtual Team-Based Learning

Presented by Charla Fraley and Lydia Gilmore

How do online faculty make virtual teams work? This presentation will answer this question by faculty who teach online courses that utilize teams. Additionally, this presentation will provide tips on how to create dynamic virtual teams.

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Teaching Critical Thinking in the International Classroom: The Importance of Understanding the Cross-Cultural Dilemma in Business Studies

Presented by Jon-Hans Coetzer and Christine Clarke

This paper underpins the importance of understanding the cultural dilemmas in business studies. Some partial solutions are discussed, such as a better comparative cross-cultural approach. On this basis new insights from previously 'silent voices' will partake in a post-colonial episteme that will generate new theories and possibly 'paradigms.'

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

The Impact of Recent Migrations and International Mobility on Global Economy and Business Community

Presented by Fara Zakery, Behnaz Quigley, and Aamir Salaria

The panel discussion will engage participants in what is happening in global scene in regard to recent migration activities around the world. The Panel will discuss the positive and negative effects of migration for host countries, countries of origin and migrants.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Building New Knowledge in the Classroom via Student-Created Materials

Presented by Chip Baumgardner

Digital technology serves as a disruptor to current business models, including publishers and firms that supply learning materials to the students. This results in the introduction of student-created material, where strategies for implementation will result in new classroom knowledge.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Post-Accreditation - Developing Processes for Addressing and Removing Notes and Conditions

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Christopher Szpryngel and Thomas Abbott

The Malcolm Baldrige School of Business was granted initial ACBSP accreditation with conditions and notes. The plans & processes developed which successfully removed all notes and conditions for the next QA Report and impact to faculty/staff workloads will be presented.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Standard Five – Faculty Qualifications

Track: Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree
Presented by Associate Degree Board of Commissioners

Description not yet provided.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Public Information Reporting Requirement – Expectations and Best Practices

Track: Accreditation Standards - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree
Presented by Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners

Description not yet provided.

2:15 pm
3:15 pm

Saturday
June 18

Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Interviewing Skills

Presented by Dr. Alla Wilson and Himal Ahuja

Interviewing is an essential skill for students to master before they graduate. An interview is a reflection of a student’s personality and skills. Using modern technology and tools, we can guide and teach students how to improve their interviews and achieve their goals in the professional world.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Creation of New Knowledge in the Classroom

Presented by Andrés Rubiano

My five success factors for creating knowledge for Millennials are: 1) passion 2) connecting with students 3) storytelling 4) collaboration and 5) real life experiences. Knowledge for Sublimials in the future will be about critical capacity, entertainment, and new technologies.

3:15 pm
4:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

The Corpus of Business Discourse: A Comparison of Accounting and HR Learners

Presented by Dr. Alfred Miller

Computer-aided content analysis motivated by word frequency/hierarchical cluster analysis, co-occurrence networks, multi-dimensional scaling, and self-organizing maps is used to develop visual prototypes that answer, to what extent learning outcomes are being met for Year 4 Human Resources and Taxation learners.

3:15 pm
4:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Providing Evidence to Demonstrate the Business School as a Learning Community Over Time

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Pamela Braden

Learn how to choose evidence files that make the case for your accreditation argument to demonstrate your B-School’s systematic approach through showing improvement of processes and student learning. Concrete, easy-to-implement examples for collecting and presenting evidence files will improve your understanding and help you prep for writing for CampusLabs.

3:15 pm
4:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Standard Six

Track: Accreditation Standards - Associate Degree
Presented by Associate Degree Board of Commissioners

Description not yet provided.

3:15 pm
4:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Standard Five

Track: Accreditation Standards - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree
Presented by Coppin State University

Description not yet provided.

3:15 pm
4:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

The Psychophysiology of Ethics and the Training of Future Ethical Business Leaders

Presented by James Sennett, Maria Zayas, and Blaine Schultz

This presentation reports on a project exploring the effectiveness of a technique for improving the quality of ethical decision making, utilizing training in a biofeedback system developed by HeartMath. Pre-measure and post-measure data are reported and analyzed.

3:15 pm
4:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Solving the Prereq Dilemma

Presented by Dr. Bill Hambley and Ferebee Smith || Ivy Software

This session discusses the prereq dilemma and how it can be solved using Ivy Software prereq courses. Also, assessment testing prior to and following course completion is discussed.

3:15 pm
4:00 pm

Saturday
June 18

Creating New Knowledge in the Class Room : An Indian Context

Presented by Venkatapathy Srividya

In the recent decade the context of learning has changed. There is observed differences in the attitude and caliber of students and in the process of seeking knowledge. The learning environment has changed for all the participants and it is quiet challenging for the facilitator to be able to meet up to the demands of this dynamic process of knowledge creation. This presentation will share the experience of PSG Institute of Management in kindling the entrepreneurial spirit of the graduate students.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Sunday
June 19

Occupational Interest Schedule: An Innovative Technique to Find Occupation Interest of Management Students

Presented by Dr. Sunil Kumar and Juhi Garg

Occupational Interest Schedule (For Students’, Institutions’ and Businesses) is one of its kind and unique psychometric assessment tool developed and standardized for this era management/commerce students & institutions and also for the businesses with the purpose of: 1) Helping students’ to identify their occupational interest. 2) Helping educational institutions’ in identifying their students’ occupational interest areas and 3) Helping business organizations in hiring procedure. It helps in knowing the keen interest area of the candidate.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Sunday
June 19

Enhancing Student Retention and Career Achievement Through Personal Branding

Presented by Dr. Natalie Walker and Dr. John Jones

Student retention and achievement are two critical issues within higher education. Internship completion and individual goal commitment have been proven to increase retention.The personal brand management model can be utilized to help students facilitate brand development and career achievement.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Sunday
June 19

A Way In. How Higher Educational Instructors May foster Creativity in Themselves and Their Students

Presented by Dr. Terry Burstein

This case study explored if an instructor’s creative biography had an effect on fostering creativity in their students. The main finding discovered instructors’ historical creative biography consistently influenced and mirrored the way they fostered creativity in their students.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Sunday
June 19

Academic Best Practices, quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement in Higher Education

Presented by Dr. Olin Oedekoven and Alimaa Jamiyansuren || Peregrine Academics

Peregrine Academic Services, with over 300 client institutions located in 30+ countries, is the globally recognized leader in program-level assessments, academic leveling, academic writing style, and higher education consulting. This presentation will be an update of their best practices and newest services, including online Career Readiness Courses.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Sunday
June 19

Integrating 3D Printing and the Balanced Scorecard into the First Year Business Course

Presented by John Delano and Harry Anderson

We describe a simulation in the first-year business course that provides students with hands-on experience working with the complex relationships among business areas. The simulation incorporates product development using 3D printing technologies and evaluation using a Balanced Scorecard approach.

8:00 am
8:45 am

Sunday
June 19

Using the Dialogical Approach to Deliver, Engage and Evaluate Student's Learning of Value-Based Concepts

Presented by Rebecca Havens and Julia Underwood

This session will explain the Dialogical Approach to learning development, a fast-paced synergistic interactive method to help faculty infuse values into classroom content. Session participants will be involved in a mini-dialogical experience, demonstrating its effectiveness and applicability to classroom pedagogy.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Demonstrating the Application of Design Thinking Methodology in MBA Fieldwork Consulting

Presented by Dr. Tara Peters

Design Thinking Methodology is based upon the principle of continuous improvement because it is a problem-solving methodology based upon prototyping, testing solutions and soliciting feedback with the end-user in mind. The new knowledge created as a result of this iterative process is used to design and implement solutions that solve real problems faced by organizations. The ability to think critically, innovate and solve problems constitutes essential competencies for MBA students. Through fieldwork consulting projects that integrate the design thinking methodology, students have the opportunity to demonstrate their knowing through doing. As a result, students are able to “create new knowledge” in the form of viable solutions to address real business problems.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Good to Great in the Classroom

Presented by Dr. Earl Godfrey and Dr. Anthony Nabenebor

The Essence of Good to Great in the Classroom" presents concepts originated by Jim Collins translated into enhanced teaching techniques including Level 5 Teaching and the Good to Great Formula, as well as specific measurement processes for continuous improvement.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Creating Knowledge Using Critical Thinking Activities in Business

Presented by Mike Schenk and Kristen Hurd || Cengage

How can we help business students think like a manager, gaining the skills needed for the modern workplace? See how you can empower students with group projects, experiential exercises, and higher learning activities for a traditional, blended, or online course!

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

What Is Necessary: Explanation for a Good Quality Assurance Report

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Rosilda Miranda Cruz and Soa Bueno

The participants are accredited and is on their way to their QA Report and help them understand the importance of monitoring all actions undertaken to achieve accreditation and the process of improving working day to day. Review and analysis of the virtual platform, and explanation the importance of being precise in the information provided which should be annexed detailed evidence that allow the commissioner rightly evaluate each criterion in each paragraph.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Eating the Elephant, One Bite at a Time! Accreditation A-Z

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Justin Matus

Participants will learn the steps for initial accreditation and reaffirmation. The session is especially focused on participants newly appointed to an accreditation role. Topics covered will include defining learning outcomes, outcome measures, leveraging the advisory board, engaging Faculty and administration.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Smart Learning and Adaptive Teaching: Integrating Learning Styles in a Classroom

Presented by Dr. Fassil Fanta

The purpose of this research is to examine whether matching instruction to students’ learning styles improve their learning and motivation. We administer VARK (Visual, Auditory, Read and Kinesthetic) questionnaire to determine the earning styles. We argue that learning style-based instruction would create an effective learning environment that would enhance student’s academic performance and motivation.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Tacit Knowledge: Engaging Engineering Technology Students in Operations Management

Presented by Karen Lawrence

The art of teaching is tied to tacit knowledge. Learn how tacit knowledge is a tool for effective teaching and learning in the classroom. In addition, investigate examples of business critical knowledge that are "tacit:" hard to verbalize, transfer and teach.

9:15 am
10:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Attracting Donors to your Business School: The Benefits of a Finance Lab

Presented by Ryan Cahoy || Rise Display

Your top questions about Financed Labs answered. How many labs are there? Do finance labs result in more donor money? How big is the average lab? How big of stock ticker do I need? What simulation tools are most commonly used?

10:30 am
11:15 am

Sunday
June 19

Fostering Educational Excellence Through Relationships

Presented by Dr. Rowlanda Cawthon

Throughout the country, classrooms are becoming increasingly diverse. Drawing from the need for educators to transform themselves and their schools, we will explore how to create new knowledge through building soft skills and developing meaningful relationships with all students.

10:30 am
11:15 am

Sunday
June 19

Integrating Different Technology Tools in the Classroom

Presented by Diego Hernandez and Kristi Krintzline

This presentation will focus on the integration of a variety of technology tools in the classroom at the same time to benefit students and instructors in the process of learning and teaching and the use of effective integration of technology.

10:30 am
12:00 am

Sunday
June 19

Best Practices in quality Assurance Reporting

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Cori Myers and Others

Description not yet provided.

10:30 am
11:15 am

Sunday
June 19

Designing Assignments to reduce Plagiarism in the Higher Education Classroom

Presented by Helen MacLennan

This presentation provides insight into how educators can design assignments that can help reduce unintentional plagiarism. Included will be an overview of the problem and suggestions for designing assignments that increase student academic writing and information synthesis skills.

10:30 am
11:15 am

Sunday
June 19

Competency Based Education: Learning from Industry to be Progressive

Presented by Ray Eldridge, Kathleen Stone, and David Dyson

Delivery systems in education have been changing. Investigate the Competency Based Education model used by the College of Business at Lipscomb University and learn a new approach that features behavioral assessments and individualized executive coaching that compliments the traditional written assessments to produce graduates ready for the marketplace. In addition, Kathleen Stone of Western Governors University will share the curriculum development process for the business programs.

10:30 am
11:15 am

Sunday
June 19

More Engaged, Better Informed, & Career Ready Students

Presented by Steven Pietsch and Jennifer Kushell || Bloomberg Businessweek B-School Connection

Exploring Your Potential; is a series of four interactive career readiness courses that allows students to take ownership of their effectiveness with career preparedness. Along with the Bloomberg Businessweek B-School Connection that encourages students to be regular readers of current business news. Together they provide resources that help bring the content into any business class at every level:

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

The Role of Data Visualization in Business Problem-Solving

Presented by Rebekah Heath

The age of “Big Data” has arrived and educators need to ensure that students understand the role of data visualization and data analytics in today’s workplace. Videos and short active-learning activities that can be used in the classroom will be demonstrated.

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Bringing Economic and Human Resource theories to Reality in Brazil

Presented by Dr. Michael Komos and Dr. Lynn Burks

This is a study abroad project between DeVry and Keller students from the USA working with DeVry Brazil students in Curaura. Students came up with recommendations to the artisans through integrating coursework, observations, and interviews in order to turn this center into a commercial area.

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Blended Teaching for Graduate Business Education Excellence

Presented by Stephanie Nesbitt

Utica College’s MBA program has developed a truly blended teaching model that allows students to attend class physically or virtually, synchronously or asynchronously, all while maximizing faculty-student and student-student interaction, collaboration, and learning.

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Canadian Educational System

Presented by Mary Vaughan and Dave Donaldson

As a federation of 10 provinces and 3 territories, Canada is the second largest country in the world with an evolving and progressive post-secondary landscape. We will provide an overview of the Canadian post-secondary system and discuss our unique qualities and approaches to education.

11:15 am
12:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Competency Based Education: A New Trend for Preparing Tomorrow's Workforce

Presented by Alisa Fleming, Bruce Stetar, and David Dyson

A panel of experts will share their experiences in preparing students to become productive workers using a Competency Based Education (CBE) approach. A general explanation of CBE will be provided as a foundation and will be followed by stories from three programs that are currently using this paradigm. A Question and Answer session at the conclusion will allow the audience a chance to investigate the pros and cons of this new model that is gaining national attention.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Planting Trees, Growing Minds: Creating New Knowledge in the Fight Against Climate Change

Presented by Kevin Martin

To demonstrate how the class Sustainable Enterprise and Innovation builds knowledge in “ripple bottom line” frameworks and global citizenship through at 17-week experiential project focused on international carbon trading, culminating in 2-weeks in Kenya for filed testing and data collection.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Northern Marianas College Building of a Four Year Business College in Record Time

Track: Accreditation Process
Presented by Chavel Green

The presentation is about Northern Marianas College’s journey to a four year business college. We briefly describe how to extricate our college from a “Show Cause” condition in a junior college accreditation to a full accreditation status in WASC. Membership in the ACBSP was obtained for our first graduating batch of business students, while at the same time fulfilling the requirement for full business program accreditation.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

What? Teaching Leadership Online with Virtual Teamwork

Presented by Dr. Jagjit Kaur Singh

Schools and workplaces endeavor to develop leadership in their stakeholders using various methods of teaching and ‘on the ground’ practices. This presentation will highlight innovative approaches to teaching leadership using technology, including a virtual team-based approach at the author’s university.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Improving Student Learning and Outcomes

Presented by Anthony Negbenebor and Mary Vaughan

Through exploring methods and strategies from both the Baccalaureate and Associate Degree programs, we will discuss methods of improving student learning outcomes and performance while enhancing the quality of student experiences through a variety of techniques.

2:15 pm
3:00 pm

Sunday
June 19

Online Education, Accreditation and the Future

Presented by Bruce Stetar and Joe Cappa

Offering online degrees presents an interesting challenge for many colleges and universities looking to make the move into the space and equally interesting challenges for the various bodies like ACBSP that accredit them. Come here what SNHU has learned about online education, accreditation and the future.

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