TOPkit Past Events – Workshop 2020

March 4th, 2020


9:00am Registration Check-In & Breakfast
9:30am Welcome
9:45am Thank you from Chair: Dr. Deb Miller
10:00am Opening Keynote: Michelle Pacansky-Brock
11am Break
11:15am Create More Buzz around UDL: Cross-Pollinating Ideas for Faculty Development Offerings
Ariel Gunn, University of Florida
Alexandra Bitton-Bailey, University of Florida
11:15am Using the TOPkit Sample Course to Create a Facillitator Badge
Tara Baumgarten, Education Design Lab
Naomi Boyer, Education Design Lab
12:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Transforming Continuing Education: Actions Speak Louder than Words
Linda James, University of Florida
Stefani Nixon, University of Florida
1:00pm Involving Instructional Designers in Campus-Wide Affordability Initiatives
Debra Luken, University of Central Florida
James Paradiso, University of Central Florida
1:00pm Evaluating the Ecosystem: A 21st Century Faculty Development Endeavor
Jackie Compton, University of Central Florida
Trudy Trail-Constant, University of Central Florida
1:45pm Break
2:00pm Three Alternatives to Energizing Faculty Participation with Little Time and No Money
Erin Maney, Open SUNY
2:00pm Are We There Yet? Examing the Advancements of Extended Reality in Higher Education
Rohan Jowallah, University of Central Florida
Jacob Bates, University of Central Florida
2pm Images and Infographics for Distance Learning
Lauri Rebar, Florida Atlantic University
2:45pm Break
3:00pm Closing Keynote: Dr. Tom Cavanagh
4:00pm Networking Event

Thursday March 5th, 2020


9:00am Welcome & Breakfast
9:30am Dancing with Superstars: A Perfect Campus Partnership
Lauri Rebar, Florida Atlantic University
Judy Somers, Florida Atlantic University
9:30am Presenting a Problem: Changing College Culture
Rachel Bennett, St. Petersburg College
Michelle Piper, St. Petersburg College
9:30am Warming Up Your Digital Alphabet Soup with Invitation Design
Karen Tinsley-Kim, University of Central Florida
Francisca Yonekura, University of Central Florida
10:15am Break
10:30am Developing More Authentic Traning Experiences through the Use of Student Personas
Danielle Aming, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
10:30am Whatsapp with Online Learning
Ron Serra, Daytona State University
Edwidge Bryant, Flagler College
10:30am Unified Approach to Professional Development
Sarah Gentry, University of South Florida
11:15am Break
11:30am Designing with Mobile in Mind for Faculty Development
Ryan Seilhamer, University of Central Florida
11:30am Training the Trainers: A Statewide Professional Development Network for Instructional Designers
Tom Tu, Florida Virtual Campus
11:30am Unconferencing Session
Charlotte Jones-Roberts, University of Central Florida
12:15pm Lunch/Awards Ceremony
1:15pm Closing Keynote: Dr. Kelvin Thompson
Dr. Chuck Dziuban, University of Central Florida
2:00pm Closing Remarks