Students and Electronic Media:

Teaching in the Technological Age

Conference Agenda

Robertson Hall - Dodds Auditorium
Princeton University
May 2, 2008

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8:00 - 8:30 Breakfast and Registration
8:30 - 8:45 GREETINGS Nolan McCarty, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Acting Dean, Woodrow Wilson School
8:45 - 10:15 WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH HAVE TO SAY?
  Moderator: John Webb, Director, Teacher Preparation Program
  Speakers: Trends and electronic media: what are your students doing?
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Virginia & Leonard Marx Professor, Teachers College and College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University

Cognition, learning and electronic media
John Black, Cleveland E. Dodge Professor of Telecommunications & Education, and Director, Institute for Learning Technologies, Teachers College, Columbia University

Risky Behavior, social marketing and electronic media
Craig A. Anderson, Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology, Iowa State University

Meeting in MySpace: Promise and Peril in the New Online Social Network
Kathryn C. Montgomery, Professor, School of Communication, American University

10:15 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 12:00 INNOVATIVE USES OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM
  Moderator: Lisa Markman, Associate Director, Education Research Section, Outreach Director, Future of Children Journal
  Speakers: The Flat Classroom
Vicki A. Davis, Teacher/IT Director, Westwood Schools

Second Life
Kevin Jarrett, Google Certified Teacher, Technology Facilitator/District Webmaster, Northfield Community School

Oceans of Know
Daniel P. McVeigh, Director, Ocean of Know

12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH & KEYNOTE ADDRESS (Schultz and Room 23)
  Keynote Speaker: Cyber Savvy Students: what you and your students need to know
Nancy Willard, Executive Director, Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use (12:15 - 1:10)

1:30 - 3:00 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY
  Moderator: Jennifer Hunsinger, Director of Communications and Information Technology, NJ Principals and Supervisors Association
  Speakers: Integrating second life into your every day curriculum
Barry Joseph, Director of the Online Leadership Program, Global Kids

Promoting and Supporting Twenty-First Century Teacher Practice
Rob Mancabelli, Director of Information Systems, Hunterdon Central School District

Using Second Life for "Real Life" Professional Development for K-12 Educators
Kathleen Schrock, Administrator for Technology, Nauset Public Schools, Orleans, Massachusetts

3:00 - 3:15 CLOSE Cecilia Rouse, Theodore A. Wells '29 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, and Director, Industrial Relations Section and Education Research Section