2016 TxDLA Conference

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM: Breakout Sessions
i2i Technologies: Applying Principles of Jazz to Collaboration
Collaboration requires a unique set of skills that are similar to those used in jazz music. Autonomy, passion, risk, innovation, and listening are essential to a successful experience. Learn how these principles are applied in a unique professional development course.
Track: Innovative and Best Practice
Room: Mission A (Floor 2)
Mr. Ken Conn, i2i Technologies, Partnerships Executive
Ken Conn is a Partnerships Executive with i2i Technologies where he shares his experiences with video communications & collaboration. In addition to being a Past President of the TxDLA, Ken is also the Chair of State Chapters for the USDLA and responsible for their development and relationship with the USDLA.
Ms. Roxanne Glaser, i2i Technologies, Director of Digital Learning
Roxanne Glaser is a master of learning and design. She blends video communication and collaboration with markers and papers to create an environment for expression. She believes that everyone can draw and use doodling to create meaning. She has trained teachers, consultants, and trainers on integration of tools to create meaning. She continues to be active in TxDLA by co-chairing the marketing committee for this year's conference.
Janine Lim, Andrews University, Associate Dean of Distance Learning
Janine Lim, PhD, is the associate dean for online higher education in the School of Distance Education at Andrews University. She and her team support over 200 online courses and provide training for faculty teaching blended and online. Janine has taught over 15 unique graduate educational technology classes, with some classes attracting participants from all over the world. Prior to her work at Andrews University, Janine coordinated videoconferencing for 22 school districts in southwest Michigan.
Amy Spath, Central New York Regional Information Center (CNYRIC), Distance Learning Coordinator
Amy Spath is the Coordinator of E-Learning at the Central New York Regional Information Center (CNYRIC). She coordinates videoconferencing and media services for 23 school districts in central New York. Amy is currently the president of the Interactive Video Conferencing PLN for ISTE. Prior to her working at the CNYRIC, Amy was a Technology Integration Specialist for multiple districts in upstate New York and created and presented workshops at multiple regional and national conferences.