Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Forum #D2LIgnite


Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Forum

A Desire2Learn Ignite Regional User Forum is a day for our users to connect and collaborate. With presentations, training sessions, and dedicated time for peer networking, attendees can engage directly with each other and our staff to discover how the latest developments in online learning technology are changing the educational landscape from a local perspective.

 Add your voice to the discussion! We want to provide you with the best possible opportunity to make an impact by exchanging insights, strategies, and best practices with your local peers. Take advantage of the day and work with your educational neighbors to build a community of collaboration and spark the passion for learning that connects us all.

Desire2Learn Ignite

University of Wisconsin System

November 8, 2013

Sheraton Madison
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Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, Wisconsin, 53713
Date and Time:
November 8, 2013
(Registration: 8:00AM - 9:00AM)
9:00AM - 4:00PM

Why should you attend a Desire2learn Ignite Regional User Forum?

  • Sit in on both Desire2Learn-led and user-led presentations
  • Gain practical experience with hands-on training sessions for Desire2Learn products
  • Provide firsthand feedback in focus groups
  • Experience a first-look demonstration of the latest solutions Desire2Learn has to offer
  • Share tips and tricks with your peers during scheduled networking opportunities

Parking is free in the lots in front and at the side of the hotel

Food Details

Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks

Near by Accomodations

 Sheraton Madison Hotel

Time Topic Stream Room
8:00AM - 9:00AM Breakfast, Registration and Networking All  -
9:00AM - 10:05AM Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Stephen Kolison, University of Wisconsin System Administration
Innovation or Replication? What's Going on in e-Learning?
Barry Dahl, Desire2Learn
All -
10:05 - 10:15AM Break
10:15AM - 11:15AM

Your choice of 1 of 7 sessions
12 Strategies to Promote Online Growth while Ensuring Quality
Brian Udermann, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Administrative  -
Re-Thinking Information Literacy Training with Desire2Learn Learning Environment and SCORM
Eric Kowalik, Marquette University
Teaching and Learning -
API's Make us Happy! Working Smart with Desire2Learn API's 
Patricia Fellows and Ryan Misura, University of Wisconsin Colleges
Program Management -
Choose Your Own Adventure: Adaptive Release of Content
Les Johnson, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Teaching and Learning -
Use of Desire2Learn Learning Environment in Foreign Language Teaching
Claire Hicks, University of Parkside, Wisconsin
Teaching and Learning -
Best Practices for Competencies and Rubrics
Marsha Conley, Desire2Learn
Teaching and Learning -
The Value of Video, an overview of the New Desire2Learn Learning Environment-Kaltura Integration
Galen Silvestri, Kaltura
Teaching and Learning 
11:15AM - 11:25AM Break - -
11:25AM - 12:25PM

Your choice of 1 of 7 sessions
Don’t Tell Me What I Can’t Do: Automated Interface Testing of the Desire2Learn Learning Environment
Dave Long, University of Iowa
Technical System Administration -
Desire2Learn Learning Environment Flexibility: Allowing Pedagogy to Take a Front Seat
Christopher Miller, University of Wisconsin, Milkwaukee
Teaching and Learning  -
The College Readiness Math MOOC: Our Implementation Story
Robert Hoar, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Teaching and Learning -
Program Level Assessment using the Competencies and Rubrics Tools
Karyn Biasca, University of Wisconsin, Steven's Point
Teaching and Learning -
Enhance Online Lectures using Interactive Content
Blaire Bundy, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Teaching and Learning -
How am I doing?  Strategies for Keeping Students on Track - Updated!
Marsha Conley, Desire2Learn
Teaching and Learning -
Adding Video to Your Learning Environment Courses
Mark Bevenour, Desire2Learn
Teaching and Learning -
12:25PM - 1:25PM Lunch All  
1:25PM - 2:25PM

Your choice of 1 of 7 sessions
Using a Publisher's etext and Creating an OER eText to Engage Students in a Biology Course
Gerald Bergtrom, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Teaching and Learning -
Karla Farrell and Jennifer Hendryx, University of Wisconsin Colleges
Support and Training -
ANVIL Project - Integration with Desire2Learn Learning Environment through Valence
David Hietpas, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
External Systems Integration -
Design for Active Learning Using Desire2Learn Checklists
Jonathan Klein and Theresa Pesavento, University of Wisconsin
Teaching and Learning -
2 in 1 Session!
Using ePortfolios to Make Learning Visible
Jennifer Snook and Saundra Solum, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Adult Degree Programs-Implementation of Desire2Learn ePortfolio
Heather Pokorsky, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
Teaching and Learning -
Steep Grade Ahead
Marsha Conley, Desire2Learn
Teaching and Learning -
The Evolution of Desire2Learn Binder
Shabbir Lasani and Terry Markle, Desire2Learn
Teaching and Learning -
2:25 PM- 3:35 PM Break - -
2:35 PM - 3:35 PM

Your choice of 1 of 7 sessions
2 in 1 Session!
TechQuest: Leveraging Desire2Learn Learning Environment for Student Technology Training
Renee Pfeifer-Luckett, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
Non-credit uses of Desire2Learn Learning Environment: Examples and Implications
Jeff Bohrer, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Support and Training/Program Management -
2 in 1 Session!
Universal Instructional Design and Desire2Learn Learning Environment: Increasing Accessibility Awareness
Regina Nelson, University of Wisconsin, Platteville
Is Web Accessibility a Four Letter Word on your Campus? It doesn't have to be!
Jennifer Hendryx and Marcy Dickson, University of Wisconsin Colleges Online
Teaching and Learning -
2 in 1 Session!
Facilitating an Online Course: a 3-week Online Course
Heidi Schweizer and Carrianne Hayslett, Marquette University
Social Presence: The Secret Ingredient in the Recipe for Online Teaching Success
Julia Lehman-Caldwell and Jessica Franson, University of Wisconsin, MBA Consortium
Support and Training/Teaching and Learning -
2 in 1 Session!
Using Desire2Learn Discussion Forums for Accountability and Communty Building

Tyler Christensen, University of Wisconsin, River Falls
Deconstructing the Discussion Board Dilemma
Beth Austin and Beth Grbavcich, University of Wisconsin, Superior
Teaching and Learning -
2 in 1 Session!
Desire2Learn Learning Environment as Framework: The Theory, Practice, and Results of Embedding All The Things

John Martin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Desire2Learn Learng Environment Homepage/Navbar/Widgets Customization
Theresa Ballweg, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Teaching and Learning -
Desire2Learn Campus Life: Extend Your Campus On Demand – Mobile App Builder Demo
Mark Bevenour, Desire2Learn
All -
MindTap Personal Learning Experience & Desire2Learn Learning Environment
Kelley Scoble, Delilah Fuller and Elizabeth Yoke, Cengage Learning
Teaching and Learning -
Ask the Expert!
Marsha Conley, Desire2Learn
All -
3:35PM - 3:40PM Break - -
3:40PM - 4:00PM

Closing Remarks and Draws All -
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Join us next July in Nashville for FUSION 2014 and find out how technology is enhancing teaching and learning on an international scale. Visit the FUSION website for more information.