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Presentations and Publications

CTE faculty administrators and faculty development staff  conduct, present, and publish research in their areas of specialty and have received university or national recognitions for their work.

2017 Presentations and Publications

Haynes, A. and Best, R. (2017, July). Universal Design: Path to Reducing Barriers in a Large Online Course. Presented at the Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

Tobin,T., Berg, F. and Haynes, A. (2017, July). Tough Challenges Think Tank: Accessibility. Invited panelist for the Distance Teaching and Learning Conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

Frass, L., Rucker, R., and Brown, D. (2016). Technology in the Distance Education Classroom: An Exploratory Study of a College of Pharmacy. Distance Learning, 13(4), 17-26.

Rucker, R. D. and  Frass, L. R. (2017, May 28). Faculty Members’ Perceptions of Support and System Usage Experiences When Their Institution of Higher Education Migrates from Blackboard Vista Learning Management Systems to Desire2Learn Journal of Educational Technology Systems, Advanced Online Publication.

Haynes, A. (2017, May). Reaching our Students by Creating Inclusive Educational Spaces. Invited keynote presentation for The Art of TIME Technology conference, York Technical College, Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Frass, L. R., Rucker, R. D., & Washington, G. (2017, February).  Preparing Faculty Members to Teach Online: Comparing Institutional Processes. Invited presentation for the Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment: The 2017 Virtual Conference, Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education, Harrisburg, PA.

Haynes, A. (2017, February). Yes We Can! Create Accessible Course Content. Invited presentation for South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Frass, L. R., Rucker, R., and Washington, G. (2017).  An Overview of How Four Institutions Prepare Faculty to Teach Online Journal of Online Higher Education, (1)1.

Hudson, J. (2017, February). Flipped Learning: Getting Stated and Making It Work. Midlands Technical Institute, Columbia, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2017, January). How to Reach Diverse Students by Creating Accessible Content.  Invited presentation for the Spring 2017 Faculty Institute, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

2016 Presentations and Publications

Haynes, A. and Edwards, K.  (2016, November). One Step at a Time: Creating Paths for Diverse Learners through Universal Design for Learning. Presented at the Online Learning Consortium Accelerate conference, Orlando, Florida.

Haynes, A. and Grosso, S. (2016, November). How to Create a Quality Online Course or Training that Engages your LearnersInvited presentation for the South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SCAHPERD) conference, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2016, November). Ten Technology Tools that can Enhance your Online Course. Webinar presentation for the USC-Aiken National Distance Learning Week Conference, Aiken, South Carolina.

Friend, C. (2016, October). Here They Come: Teaching Reading and Writing to Generation Z. Keynote address at Claflin University Fifteenth Annual Conference on Contemporary English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Friend, C. (2016, October). Responding to Student Writers: Strategies to Foster Integrative Learning. Invited workshop at Claflin University Fifteenth Annual Conference on Contemporary English and Language Arts Pedagogy in Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2016, September). Accessibility Best Practices: How to Create Inclusive Courses. Invited presentation for Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Conway, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2016, August). Creating Accessible Course Content: From Here to Eternity. Invited presentation for Limestone College, Gaffney, South Carolina.

Hudson, J. (2016, July). “Prior Knowledge As an Unexpected Obstacle to Learning.” Faculty Focus.

Frass, L., Rucker, R., and Washington, G. (2016, June). Faculty Development: Preparing for the Transition to Online Teaching. Paper presented at 2016 Distance Learning Administration Conference, Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Hudson, J. (2016, June). Prior Knowledge: Identify and Correct Misperceptions that Hinder Learning. Invited presentation for Teaching Professor Conference, Washington, D.C.

Hudson, J. (2016, May). Integrative and Experiential Learning in FLIP Classrooms. Invited presentation for Provost’s Undergraduate Summit for Faculty: Integrative and Experiential Learning, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2016, April). Universal Design: Transforming Campus Traditions to Reach Diverse Populations. Invited presentation for the Women's Leadership Institute (WLI), University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Hudson, J. (2016, April). Habits Highly Effective Leaders Practice to be Productive and Have Peace of Mind. Invited presentation for Women’s Leadership Institute, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Hudson, J. (2016, April). Managing Email, Procrastination and Competing Demands to Accomplish Your Work—and More. Invited presentation for Honors College Advisors, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2016, March). Applying Principles of UDL in Learning Environments: Strategies for Good Teaching. Invited presentation for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Action: Processes and Perceptions week, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina.

Hudson, J. (2016, March). The Productive Professor: Managing Email, Procrastination and Competing Demands to Accomplish Your Work—and More. Invited presentation for New Faculty Academy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2016, March). Universal Design for Learning: Promoting Access by Creating a Path to Reduce Barriers. Invited keynote presentation for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Action: Processes and Perceptions week, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina.

Hudson, J. (2016, March). Student Learning and Its Implications for Our Teaching. Workshop Invited presentation for Greenville Technical College Faculty, Greenville, South Carolina.

Rucker, R., and Frass, L. (2016, February). VoiceThread: Generation Z. Presented at FantasTech Virtual Conference, Richmond, Virginia. Archived at http://youtu.be/TxWLCssc4vs

Haynes, A. (2016, February). PowerPoint Dynamics: Tips and Strategies on how to make Blockbuster use of Visuals in Presentations and Research Papers. Invited presentation for the Carolina Diversity Professors Program (CDPP), University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

Hudson, J. (2016, February). The Unanticipated Obstacle to Learning: Students’ Prior Knowledge. Invited presentation for 3rd Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Moorefield-Lang, H.M., Copeland, C.A., & Haynes, A. (2016). Accessing Abilities: Creating Innovative Accessible Online Learning Environments and Putting Quality Into Practice. Education for Information, 32(1), 27-33. doi:10.3233/EFI-150966

2015 Presentations and Publications

Rucker, R., Edwards, K., & Frass, L. R. (2015). Assessing Faculty Experiences With and Perceptions of an Internal Quality Assurance Process for Undergraduate Distributed Learning Courses: A Pilot Study. Quarterly Review Of Distance Education, 16(4), 35-44.

Edwards, K. and Frass, L. (2015, November). Keeping it Clean: Tools and Techniques for Cultivating Honesty Online. Presentation at the University of South Carolina Aiken National Distance Learning Week Virtual Conference, Aiken, SC.

Haynes, A., Friend, C. and Edwards, K. (2015, November). How Campus Partners Engage and Inspire Faculty to Create Accessible Online Courses. Accessing Higher Ground – Accessible Media, Web and Technology Annual Conference, Westminster, Colorado.

Edwards, K., Friend, C., & Frass, L.R. (2015, November).  Mission Possible: Implementation of a QM-based Quality Assurance Program at an SEC University. Presentation at the Quality Matters Program 7th Annual Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning, San Antonio, TX.

Hudson, J. (2015, October). Innovative Teaching Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning. Presented at the 2015 Statewide Faculty Institute sponsored by South Carolina Technical College System at Midlands Technical College—Harbinson Campus. Columbia, SC.

Friend, C., Edwards, K. and Frass, L. R. (2015, October). All aboard! Moving Along the Track Toward Institution-wide Standards for Distributed Learning Courses. Presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning, Charleston, SC.

Copeland, C. and Haynes, A. (2015, October). Ensuring Access to Information for All Library Patrons: Creating Documents, Presentations and Webinars with Universal Design in Mind. Presented at South Carolina Library Association (SCLA) Annual Conference, Columbia, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. and Copeland, C. (2015, October). Creating Accessible Online Learning: Why It's Important and How to Do It. Presented at the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning (ADEIL) conference, Charleston, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2015, August). What You Ought to Know About Creating Accessible and Universally Designed Learning Environments. Invited workshop for The Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort, South Carolina.

Frass, L. R. and Rucker, R. (2015, July). Implementing Quality Assurance Standards in Higher Education Online Courses (panel discussion). Presented at FantasTech Virtual Conference, Richmond, Virginia.

Hardee, M., Friend, C. and Maureen Petkowich. (2015, July) Using the Community of Practice Model to Encourage Experience- and Resource-Sharing Among Coordinators of Large Undergraduate Courses. Presented at the Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER) at Virginia Tech 1st Annual Conference on Teaching Large Classes. Blacksburg, VA.

Rucker, R., Edwards, K., and Frass, L. (2015, June). Implementing a Standardized Quality Assurance Metric in Undergraduate Distributed Learning Courses. Presented at 2015 Distance Learning Administration Conference, Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Edwards, K. and Rucker, R. (2015, June). Helping Distributed Learning Faculty Implement Quality Assurance Standards. Presented at the Distance Learning Administration 2015 Conference, Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Haynes, A. (2015, May). Online Course Accessibility. Full-day workshop for York Technical College, Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Friend, C., Jerald L. and Hudson, J. (2015, April) Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin. Presented at the Women’s Leadership Institute at the University of South Carolina. Columbia, SC.

Hudson, J. (2015, April). Innovative Teaching, the Flipped Classroom, and the Science of Learning at the University of South Carolina. Presented at the Gardner Institute 2015 Gateway Course Experience as part of panel Foundational Principles for Foundational Courses: Using Science of Learning Research to Rebuild Undergraduate Education. Charlotte, NC.

Haynes, A. (2015, April). The Use of Technology: Prezi and Emaze. Presented at the International Association for Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Palmetto Chapter Administrative Professionals Breakfast, Columbia, South Carolina.

Adams, S., Edwards, K., Haynes, A. and Pettus, K. (2015, March). Working Together to Create Accessible Online Learning Environments. Presented at the South Carolina University & College Council of Educators Empowering Disabled Students (SUCCEEDS) conference, Columbia, South Carolina.

Copeland, C. and Haynes, A. (2015, March). Creating Accessible Online Learning. Presented at the South Carolina Assistive Technology Expo, Columbia, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2015, January). Designing Diverse Learning Environments. Webinar presentation for the South Carolina Technical College System Faculty Academy Program.

2014 Presentations

Hardee, M., Benjamin, S., and Maher, M.  (2014, February).  A Cross-Disciplinary Consideration of Purpose, Placement, and Content of College Teaching Courses for Novice and Future College Instructors. Presented at the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. 

Rucker, R. and Bularzik, L. (2014, June). Web 2.0 for Generation Z:  An LMS Approach. Presented at the Upstate Technology Conference, Greenville, South Carolina.

Adams, S., Ford, L., Friend, C., Haynes, A. and Pettus, K. (2014, July). Campus Partners Working Together to Create Accessible Online Learning Environments. Presented at the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) Conference, Sacramento, California.

Edwards, K. and Rucker, R. (2014, October). Game on! Playbook for a Winning Distributed Learning Course. Presented at Oktoberbest, Columbia, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. and Copeland, C. (2014, October). Come to the Rescue! Create Accessible Online and Blended Courses. Presented at the South Carolina EdTech Conference, Greenville, South Carolina.

Grosso, S. and Haynes, A. (2014, November). Optimizing Excel for Data Management and Analysis. Presented at the South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SCAHPERD) conference, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Haynes, A. (2014, November). Strategies to Ensure an ADA Accessible DL Course. Webinar presentation for the USC-Aiken National Distance Learning Week Conference, Aiken, South Carolina.

Rucker, R and Frass, L. R. (2014, November).  Creating Effective and Interactive Adobe Presenter Presentations: An Easy Approach. Presented at National Distance Learning Week Conference, Aiken, South Carolina.

Rucker, R. (2014, November). Building Compelling Voicethread Assignments for Generation Z. Presented at National Distance Learning Week Conference, Aiken, South Carolina.

Adams, S., Finnigan, K., Friend, C. and Haynes, A. (2014, December). Quality Review of Distributed Learning. Presented at the South Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) annual meeting, Nashville, Tennessee.

2013 Presentations

Friend, C. (2013, April). Teaching for Transfer:  Designing Curricula with Lasting Impact. Presented at Visiting Faculty Series, Department of English, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO.

Friend, C. (2013, April) Curriculum Revision in First-Year Writing: Frameworks, Issues and Possibilities for Fostering Positive Change. Presented at Visiting Faculty Series, Department of English, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO.

Friend, C., Street N. and Jack Turner. (2013, August). Integrating Writing and Information Literacy Instruction in a First-Year Composition Program: Report on a Collaboration at the University of South Carolina. Presented at the 6th Annual International Conference on Information Literacy. Savannah, GA.

Friend, C. and Gahagan, J. (2013, October). Incorporating Campus and Community Resources into First-Year Instruction. Presented at the Institute on First-Year Teaching. National Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition. Columbia, SC.

Haynes, A. (2013, November). Instructional Technologies for the Classroom.  Presented at the American Education Week Conference, Benedict College, Columbia, South Carolina.