Schedule - Summit for Online Leadership and Strategy - 2014

Wednesday January 29, 2014

10:30 a.m. -12 noon UPCEA Online Leadership Roundtable (by invitation)

1:00-1:15 p.m. Welcome - Molly Corbett Broad, American Council on Education; Robert Hansen, UPCEA

Module I: How Big Data is Driving Efficiency and Effectiveness

1:15-2:30 p.m.  General Session


Million More Mission: Using Insight and Action Analytics to Help Students Learn Well and Finish Strong
Mark Milliron, Civitas Learnng
Moderator: Bob Hansen, UPCEA


2:30-3:00 p.m. Coffee Break


3:00-4:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions


Data and Analytics: 101 
Presenters: Sean Gallagher, Northeastern University; Brian Murphy Clinton, Northeastern University
Moderator: Joel Shapiro, Northwestern University

Surfing the Tsunami: Technology and Pedagogical Innovation

Presenter: Candace Thille, Stanford University
Moderator: Marie Cini, University of Maryland University College

Benchmarking Online Student Services: Toward an Anatomy of Success

Presenters: Kevin Kruger, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA); Kai Drekmeier, InsideTrack; Jim Fong, UPCEA
Moderator: Bob Hansen, UPCEA

5:00-7:00 p.m.  Opening Reception Hosted by Summit Exhibitors and Sponsors


Thursday January 30, 2014

7:45-9 a.m. UPCEA Center for Online Leadership & Strategy Advisory Council Breakfast Meeting

8:30-9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast

Module II: Aligning Online Education with Institutional Mission and Strategy   

9:00-10:30 am.  General Session

Aligning Online Education with Institutional Mission and Strategy 
Presenters: Ruth Black, Cal State Online; Fred Hurst, Northern Arizona University; Kevin Reilly, University of Wisconsin System
Moderator: Lawrence Gordon, Los Angeles Times

10:30-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break

11:00 a.m. – 12 noon Concurrent Sessions:

Structures and Leadership in Flux: How Universities are Responding to the Implications and Opportunities of Online Distance Learning
Panelists: Jay Halfond, Boston University; Nancy Coleman, Boston University
Moderator: David Cillay, Washington State University

The Role of Online in Advancing Regional/Global Competitiveness
Presenter: Mary Walshok, University of California, San Diego
Moderator: Patricia Malone, State University of New York at Stony Brook

The Convergence of Online Learning and Continuing Education: A Conversation about Change and Opportunity
Panelists: Wayne Smutz, UCLA Extension; Marie Cini, University of Maryland University College, John LaBrie, Northeastern University
Moderator: Bob Hansen, UPCEA      

Module III: Innovation, Access, and Affordability: A Strategic Imperative

12:15-2:00 p.m.  Lunch General Session

Open Education: The Business & Policy Case for OER
Presenter: Cable Green, Creative Commons
Moderator: Ray Schroeder, UPCEA

2:15 -3:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

New Collaboration for Higher Education: A Degree to Scale Computer Science to the World
Presenter: Nelson Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology; David White, Georgia Institute of Technology
Moderator: Kim Obbink, Montana State University

Competency-Based Degree Completion: New and Emerging Models
Panelists: David Schejbal, University of Wisconsin Extension; Deb Bushway, Capella University; Kate Kazin, Southern New Hampshire University
Moderator: Jeff Rosen, Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association

Mapping the MOOC Landscape: Emerging Business Models and Other Developments
Panelists: Daphne Koller, Stanford University, Coursera; Cathy Cheal, San Jose State University; David Cillay, Washington State University; Rebecca Griffiths, ITHAKA S+R
Moderator: Cathy Sandeen, American Council on Education

3:15-3:45 p.m. Coffee Break

3:45-4:45 p.m. Spotlight Sessions

Statewide Strategies for the Delivery of Online Learning: Three Case Studies
Panelists: Alexandra Pickett, The State University of New York; Mary Niemiec, University of Nebraska; David Schejbal, University of Wisconsin Extension
Moderator: Joan Wodiska, American Council on Education

State Regulations and SARA Update
Panelists: Greg Ferenbach, Cooley LLP; Jeannie Yockey-Fine, Cooley LLP
Moderator: Susan Aldridge, Drexel University Online


Emerging Technologies, New Strategic Opportunities: What's Next?
Panelists: Ray Schroeder, UPCEA; Joel Hartman, University of Central Florida
Moderator: Dewitt "Witt" Salley, Clemson University

6:00 p.m. Dinner Groups


Friday January 31, 2014

8:30-9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast


Module IV: Understanding the Policy Environment for Online Education

9:00-10:30 a.m. General Session

Understanding the Policy Environment for Online Education: A Panel Discussion
Panelists: Sylvia Manning, President, Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association; Daniel Greenstein, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Andrew Kelly, American Enterprise Institute
Moderator: Chris Murray, Thompson Coburn, LLC


10:30-11:00 a.m. Coffee Break


11:00 a.m. – 12 noon Concurrent Sessions


Serving Those Who Served: The New Deal for Veterans
Panelists: James Selbe, University of Maryland University College; James Pappas, University of Oklahoma; Wallace Boston, American Public University System
Moderator: Amy Heitzman, UPCEA


Faculty Issues, Development in Online
Panelists: Catheryn Cheal, San Jose State University
Moderator: Rich Novak, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Building Affordability: Competency-Based Education in Texas (new title)
Panelists: Dan Bartell, Pearson; Van Davis, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Moderator: Marshall Schott, Lone Star College System

12 noon Adjourn

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