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What to Expect at the 2020 Digital Education Summit

Connect, Learn, Innovate. 2020 Digital Education Summit

Digital Education Summit
Presented by SHSU Online
September 25, 2020
Streaming Event

One Day, 28 Presenters, and 20+ Sessions for Easier and Effective Online Courses

Featuring presenters from across the continent, this year’s Digital Education summit is a free one-day virtual event for the education community where educators can share their experiences, teach, learn, and promote effective practices and methodologies.

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Here’s a sneak peek at this year’s event so you can get the most out of your experience.

9:00 A.M.

Keynote
Dr. Mike Wesch

10:00 A.M.

Designing for All: Universal Design for Learning
Jessica Collier, Jamie Thompson, Kimberly LaPrairie

Engaging Online Discussions: Beyond a Prompt and Reply to 3 Peers
Dr. Susan Wegmann, Dr. Joyce McCauley

Zooming my Content via Meeting or Webinar
Darren Williams

Crashing the Boards to Build Content Understanding and Community
Dr. Mary B. Swarthout, Dr. Taylor Martin

11:00 A.M.

Visuals Boost Interest: Creating Visual Learning Materials Without a Graphic Design Background
Christopher Davis

Activities for Discussion Forums that Can Enhance Learning
Peggy Holzweiss

Create and Host Beautiful Educational Websites for Free
Kyle Jones

In Picasso's Shoes: Promoting SEL through the Online Picasso Project Platform
Dr. Enrique Mallen

Noon Lunch Break
1:00 P.M.

T.B.D.
Dr. Mike Wesch

Day 1 Student Engagement: It's Not How You Finish It's How You Start
Dr. Carliss Miller

Engaging Online Students Through Podcasting
Dr. Astrid Kendrick, Dr. David Scott, Stephen Hurley

Development of Augmented Reality Tools to Enhance Introductory CAD Courses
Ulan Dakeev

2:00 P.M.

When Everyone Goes Online: Supporting Academically At-Risk Students from a Distance
Erin Gordon

Promote Effective Student Engagement and Collaboration
Ms. Uma Panchapakeson

Tools to Help Students Bridge the Transition to Online Learning
Dr. Forrest Lane

Cultivating World Citizens: A Transnational Rhetoric and Communication Model
Dr. Xiaobo Wang

3:00 P.M.

Accessible Course Materials 101: What You Need to Know to Ensure Equal Digital Access
Morgan Lutz

Discussions Suck - But Yours Don't Have To
Christina Zientek

flipgrid: Effective, Intrusive, or Overwhelming
Dr. Diane Dowdey

Building Community Presence, Cognitive Presence, and Teaching Presence in Virtual Learning Spaces
Dr. Jennifer Miller


More Info

When and where is this year's event?

Digital Education Summit
Friday, September 25, 2020
Streaming Online

Who can attend #DES20?

The Digital Education Summit is open to all educators - past, present, or future - everyone is welcome to attend this year’s event.

What is the cost to attend #DES20?

The 2020 Digital Education Summit is 100% free.

Who to contact with questions?

#DES20 Committee
Co-chairs: Eric Odom, Kelly Byrd, and Evelyn Hasouris-Turner.
descommittee@shsu.edu
936.294.2740