Monday, June 3, 2024

IMATYC Conference 2024

Registration

Hooray! It's time to start registering for the annual IMATYC Conference!

When: Friday, October 11

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Scott Community College, Room

Registration Fee: $25 for in-person and none for virtual attendees

Registration Form: Please register here

Contact: Please email all questions to ajpint@eicc.edu with subject IMATYC.

Hotels: Please see this link for hotel and general information. 

Call for Presentations: We still need presenters. Please contact Anna Pint (ajpint@eicc.edu) with IMATYC Presentation to submit a presentation.


Conference Agenda

Sessions will be periodically updated to include up-to-date presentations.

Time    Activity (Location)

8:30    Registration and Light Breakfast (SLC)                                        

9:00    Welcome and Opening Remarks (SLC)
Dr. William Hansen, Dean of STEM, Eastern Iowa Community College

9:10    Keynote (SLC)


10:15    Open Forum Guided Pathways--
Updates from Community Colleges:
Clarify the Path - Create clear curricular pathways to employment and further education.
Enter the Path - Help students choose and enter their pathway.
Stay on the Path - Help students stay on their path.
Ensure Learning - Ensure that learning is happening with intentional outcomes.

10:45    Session 1

Option A) Digital Accessibility and How Easy It Can Be (Room 2408)
Nicole Harrison & Raychelle Schar, Eastern Iowa Community College


Option B) Active Learning (Room 2409)
Brent Hamilton & Kathy Rogotzke, North Iowa Area Community College



11:30    IMATYC Business Meeting and Lunch (SLC)

 

1:00    Session 2

Option A) Instructional Design Best Practices (Room 2408)
Cindy Blinkinsop, Eastern Iowa Community College


 

2:00    Session 3

Option A) Instructional Design Panel (Room 2408)
Cindy Blinkinsop, Eastern Iowa Community College

 

Option B)  Andragyny: the study of how adults learn (Room 2409)
Anna Pint, Eastern Iowa Community College


3:00        Closing Comments (SLC)



Session Description

Description of session presentations will be posted here.

Session 1 Option A) Digital Accessibility and How Easy It Can Be
Nicole Harrison & Raychelle Schar, Eastern Iowa Community College
Learn about digital accessibility, its importance and how easy it can be to ensure your documents are accessible.  We will show you the tools and resources that will help you create ADA-compliant and accessible documents for your department, classroom or website.  We will walk through the steps to make a non-compliant document fully accessible.
 
Session 2 Option A) Instructional Design Best Practices
Cindy Blinkinsop, Eastern Iowa Community College
Want to know more about best practices in Instructional Design? This session will delve into SUNY’s OSCQR rubric and RSI guidelines to improve student success. Discover how user-friendly, visually appealing, and intuitive course design can positively impact the learning experience. Plus, we will explore creative ideas to challenge and engage your students.

Session 3 Option A) Instructional Design Panel
Cindy Blinkinsop, Eastern Iowa Community College
Join us for an engaging session that delves into the intersection of Instructional Design, Regular and Substantive Interaction (RSI), and Canvas course design using SUNY’s OSCQR Rubric. Our panel of experienced instructors will share their insights, strategies, and best practices in course design to enhance the learner experience as well as increase student success.