Wednesday, October 12, 2016

2016 Conference Agenda

Fall 2016 Conference Agenda.
Des Moines Area Community College – West Campus

8:15-8:45      Registration and Continental Breakfast      RM 118/119E

8:45-9:00      Introduction and Welcome                          RM 118/119E

9:00-10:00    Hot Topics Discussion                                RM 118/119E
                      • Update from Regents about ALEKS
                      • Progress with a statewide initiative for ALEKS
                      • Other

10:00-10:15    Break

10:15-11:30 Panel Discussion – Online Courses               RM 118/119E
                     Dan Petrak – DMACC
                     Brent Hamilton – NIACC
                     Lori Robeson – Iowa Western
                            • What is the state of online classes in your college?
                            • What do we see as the future role of online classes?
                            • What are your policies on proctoring?
                            • Best Practices.
                            • Challenges to overcome.

11:30-12:45 Lunch and Business Meeting                         RM 118/119E

12:45-2:00 Break-Out Sessions

  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Choosing the Right Ingredients for a Successful Interdisciplinary Research Project
  • Iowa Central Developmental Math Analytics
  • Innovations in Higher Ed Math

2:00-2:15 Break

2:15-3:00 Group Discussion – Alternative Assessment      RM 118/119E
                     Each participant is asked to bring materials relevant to alternative
                     assessment. We will break into small groups and share the different things
                     we are doing. We will close the discussion with each group sharing their
                     thoughts about what they learned.