Agenda

Wednesday, February 7

  • 1:00-3:00 Registration
  • 3:00-6:00 Pre-Conference Workshop – Michigan Room
    Understanding Personal Change
    Shannon Brown, Assistant Professor of Management for the College of Business & Health Administration, University of St. Francis

Thursday, February 8

  • 7:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast – Superior
  • 8:00-8:30 Welcome and Introductions, Donna G. Liljegren, Vice President, ICCHE, & Dean of Online Enrollment and Continuing Education, Aurora University
    ICCHE President, Kelly Lapetino – Dean, Corporate and Continuing Education, Prairie State College
    ACHE President, Bill Boozang – Certificate Programs and Corporate Outreach, Boston College
  • 8:30-9:30 Opening Keynote – Carolyn Nordstrom, Vice President of Faculty and Academic Resources, Kaplan University:  Why Change in Higher Education is so Hard and What to Do About It – Superior
  • 9:30-9:45 Networking Break
  • 9:45-10:30 Breakout Session I
    • Superior II
      It Takes a Team: Building Capacity for Web Accessibility
      Christine Scherer, Content Specialist, Distance Learning Department, School of Professional Studies, Northwestern University
    • Superior III
      Moving Forward Together: Faculty Development Strategies for Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning
      Emily Boles, Online Learning & Faculty Development Specialist, Center for Online Learning, Research and Service, University of Illinois Springfield
      Vance Martin, Campus Accessibility Specialist, Center for Online Learning, Research and Service, University of Illinois, Springfield
    • Michigan
      Linking Together through LinkedIn: Networking Session for LinkedIn Users and Non-Users
      Bonnie J. Covelli, Assistant Professor and Chair, School of Professional Studies, University of St. Francis
  • 10:30-10:45 Networking Break
  • 10:45-11:30 Breakout Session II
    • Superior I
      Mentoring Adult Students in the LaSallian Tradition: Developing Faculty Competence in the 12 Virtues of a Good Teacher
      Michael Cherry, Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership, Lewis University
    • Superior II
      Revitalizing Mature Online Courses
      Michele Gribbins, Online Learning & Faculty Development Specialist, Center for Online Learning, Research and Service, University of Illinois Springfield
      Emily Boles, Online Learning & Faculty Development Specialist, Center for Online Learning, Research and Service, University of Illinois Springfield
      Tammy Craig, Career and Online Learning Specialist, Center for Online Learning, Research and Service, University of Illinois Springfield
      John Freml, Information Technology Technical Associate, Center for Online Learning, Research and Service, University of Illinois Springfield
    • Superior III
      The Market and the Mission: Making the Case for Organizational Change in Adult and Graduate Education
      Anne Rapp, Associate Professor, Director of Prior Learning Assessment, and Program Director of the Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies, Lewis University
      Lesley Page, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Organizational Leadership, Lewis University
    • Michigan
      The Value of the Capstone Experience for Adult Learners
      Amy Jordan, Faculty and Director of Special Projects, Loyola University Chicago
      Preston Tillstrom, Graduate of SCPS, Loyola University Chicago
  • 11:30-1:30 Awards, Lunch, and Annual Business Meeting – Markethouse Restaurant
  • 1:00 – 1:30 ACHE Great Lakes Membership Meeting – Markethouse Restaurant
  • 1:30-1:45 Break
  • 1:45-2:30 Breakout Session III
    • Superior I
      How Do We Know Our Students Are Learning?
      Omer K. Pamukcu, Director of Academic Affairs, University of Phoenix, Chicago Campus
    • Superior II
      Industrial Readiness Certification Program (IRCP) Pre-apprenticeship program training in partnership with United Auto Workers (UAW)-Ford Motor Company
      Alisha Clark, Manager, Business and Industry Partnerships, Prairie State College
    • Superior III
      Keeping Focus on Students While the World Spins Faster
      David Waldherr, President, Cambridge Grant Award Program, Cambridge Educational Services
    • Michigan
      Understanding Adult Learner Anxiety in a Flipped Environment
      Amy Jordan, Faculty and Director of Special Projects, Loyola University Chicago
      Dianne Dawson-Daniels, Loyola University Chicago
  • 2:30-2:45 Break
  • 2:45-3:30 Breakout Session IV
    • Superior I
      Meeting Students Where They Are: Learning to Teach Online
      Courtney Griffin, Adjunct Faculty, Morton College
    • Superior III
      New Program Development and Assessment
      Robert Harris, Dissertation Chair, Program for Advanced Studies, University of Phoenix
    • Michigan
      Locked-In to the Institutional Assessment Process
      Jodie Nehrt, Instructional Designer, Greenville University
      Hannah Fishburn, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, Greenville University
  • 3:30-4:15 Snack Break and Exhibitor Showcase – Markethouse Restaurant
  • 4:15 – 5:00 Breakout Session V
    • Superior I
      Increasing the Usage of Academic Support Service by Special Populations
      Gina DeRosier-Cook, Manager of Workforce Development and Continuing Education, Prairie State College
    • Superior II
      Engaging First Generation College Students and Their Families in the Higher Education System
      Myra Gaytan-Morales, Assistant Dean for Academic Services and Programs, University Center of Lake County
      Nora Mena, Recruitment Specialist/Advisor, University Center of Lake Country
    • Superior III
      From Face-to-face to Blended: A Model for a Program Launch
      Jeanne Widen, Associate Dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Loyola University Chicago
      Eva Mika, Instructor, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Loyola University Chicago
    • Michigan
      Changing Direction: Case Study about Reorganization and Centralized vs. De-centralized Continuing Education
      Bonnie J. Covelli, Assistant Professor and Chair, School of Professional Studies, University of St. Francis
  • Dinner – On Your Own

Friday, February 9

  • 7:30-8:30   Breakfast Buffet – Michigan
  • 8:30-8:40   Innovative Initiative Award Presentation – Kelly Lapetino, Acting ICCHE Awards Committee Chair – Superior
  • 8:40-9:45   Charles V. Evans Research Grant Presentation – Superior:
    Introduction:  Omer Pamukcu, ICCHE Research and Scholarship Committee Chair
    Presentation:  Layne Morsch, Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry, University of Illinois Springfield:  Collaborative Learning Across Borders
  • 9:45-10:00 Break
  • 10:00-11:00 – Closing Keynote – Andrew Carr, Assistant Professor of Business and Finance, Chair of Business Programs, Aurora University:  Your Role in Institutional Change – Superior
  • 11:00-11:30 Wrap Up and Giveaways (Must Be Present to Win!) – Superior

Agenda subject to change