Spring 2014 Conferences

Teaching with Technology Showcase 2014
"Breaking Ground in Teaching with Technology"

When:           Friday, May 9, 11:30am-2:00pm

Where:          Faculty Dining Areas and Donovan

Who:              Faculty from across schools and disciplines


· 11:30am-12:30pm – lunch and keynote panel in Faculty Main

Breaking Ground with Blackboard: Leveling the Playing Field for All Students
Keri Rossi-D’entremont, Director of Disability Services
Melinda Gushwa, Assistant Professor, MSW Program, School of Social Work
Marie F. Beardwood, Academic Technologist, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning
Kyle Jackson, Information Technologist, USS

· 12:30pm-1:45pm – General Interest Demonstrations and Digital Poster Sessions
iPad Learning Communities, Summer Seminar for Hybrid Teaching and Learning and more!

· 1:45pm – Raffles in Faculty Main!  You must be present to win!  Fun prizes.  Don’t miss out!


RSVP to Veronica Bruscini (vbruscini@ric.edu) by April 25 -



Brought to you by

Academic Technology Advisory Committee, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning

and User Support Services




Engaging Conversations: Privacy

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 11:30am-4:30pm

Where: Alger 110 and nearby rooms

Who: RIC Faculty

Plan on joining us for lunch and a day of Engaging Conversations with your colleagues.

Please RSVP by May 7, 2014

Take a look at our schedule:

11:30am – 12:30pm              Lunch - ALGER 110

12:15pm – 1:15pm    Opening Plenary Presentation


Could this be Love or is it a Catfish?: Online Romance in this Age of Identity Theft

Bonnie MacDonald (FCTL, Communication, Film Studies)

Marie Says the Darndest Things

Marie F. Beardwood  (FCTL, Ed Studies, CIS)

1:20pm —2:15pm     Breakout Session I


Privacy and Secrecy: A Difficult Nexus

Joan Glazer (Elementary Education)

Maureen Reddy (English)

Barbara Schapiro (English)

Sheri Smith (Philosophy)

Duncan White (Psychology)

Jane Williams (Nursing)


Privacy versus Secrecy in Adoption

Deborah Siegel (School of Social Work)

“Not that there’s anything wrong with that”: The Politics of Outing

Robyn Linde (Political Science)

2:20pm – 3:15pm  Breakout Session II

ALGER 103  

Technology and Privacy, Engineering and Philosophy

Richard Olmsted (Philosophy)

Ron Pitt (Vice President for Academic Affairs, Biological Engineer)


How Private is Your Library Account?

Keiran Ayton (Adams Library)

Brian Baker (Adams Library)

Digital Technology and Privacy

Kyungsub S. Choi (Accounting, Computer Information Systems)


WHO are we?: Is Privacy as We've Known it as Obsolete as the Buggy-Whip?

Patricia B.M. Brennan (Adams Library)

Mary MacDonald (Adams Library)

3:25pm – 4:30pm      Coffee and Closing Plenary Presentation ALGER 110

Cinematic Surveillance: Invasions of Privacy in and on Film

Vincent Bohlinger (Film Studies, English)

Joan Dagle (Film Studies, English)

Kathyrn Kalinak (Film Studies, English)


Presented by The Creativity Committee: Karen Almeida, David Abrahamson, Teresa Coffman, Bonnie MacDonald, Patti Nolin, Ron Pitt, Glenn Rawson, and Deborah Siegel

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