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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) by
April 25 -
DEADLINE EXTENDED to April 30.
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
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