Conferences (Presented)

2011 – Speaker – 12th Annual IT Project Showcase -Coulter Science Center Lecture Hall – Westminster College    “Usability Testing:  A Technique for Evaluating Products and Websites”

2010 – Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education E-Learn World Conference – Orlando, FL October  2010

“Real Life Issues for “Second Life ” Challenges in Higher Education

Acceptance letter

The Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges: Central Plains Small College Computing Conference, Kansas City, MO – April 1997, “Introduction to Computer & Information Science: Appropriate for General Education?”
14th Annual Midwest Education and Technology Conference, St. Louis, MO – February 1997, “Beginner’s Guide to the World Wide Web.” 13th Annual Midwest Education and Technology Conference, St. Louis, MO – February 1996, “Beginners Guide to the World Wide Web.” Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Educational Technology Conference, Lake Ozark, MO – October 1995, “Exploring the Internet.”

Missouri Research and Education Network Annual Spring Conference, Columbia, MO – March 1995, “Beginner’s Guide to the World Wide Web.”

The Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges: Central Plains Small College Computing Conference, Bolivar, MO – April 1995, Moderator

“World Wide Web Essentials” World Conference on Multimedia & Telecommunications and  Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Orlando, FL

Informing Science and IT Education Joint Conference – England – 2008 Invited to present paper:  “Defining Professional Behavior: A Situational Look at Ethics in the Classrooms and   Laboratories of American Colleges and Universities” Schedule conflict did not allow attendance  

Fourth and Fifth Annual ShowMe Symposium “Using Computers with Hearing Impaired Students”

“Navigating the Internet” 6th Annual Emphasis on Technology Conference (’96)

Beginner’s Guide to the World Wide Web”  MoreNet Computer Conference; Educational Technology Conference; Midwest Educational Technology Conference  (’96)

Local Presentations

One-Read ‘Boys in the Boat’

Mexico Public Schools, Mexico, MO – August 1995, Conducted Faculty and Staff In-Service Training for Internet Use in the Classroom.

Hannibal-Lagrange College – Technology/Internet Faculty In-service

“World Wide Web Essentials”  14th Annual Midwest Education & Technology Conference – St. Louis, MO  (’97)




2011- CAPS (Commission for Accelerated Programs (CAPS)

Selected by the University to attend 3 day conference to learn about new federal regulations governing college credit hour.  (Baltimore, Maryland)

The Commission for Accelerated Programs (CAP) is an international membership organization serving professionals who lead, teach, and conduct research in accelerated programs in higher education. As an advocate for accelerated education, CAP enhances collaboration and shares best practices and research findings among its members to design and deliver the most effective accelerated learning for adult and nontraditional students.

2011 – IT Workforce Summit – hosted by IBM

Bring together leaders of the regional higher education institutions to determine if the current IT curriculum, degree programs, and certificate programs are adequate for the changing IT demographics of Columbia and surrounding areas.

2009Web 2.0 technologies – WWU Summer UIT Workshop –

  • Social Networking
  • Podcasting
  • Virtual Worlds
  • Audio and Video Technologies for both PC and Mac systems
  • Collaboration Technologies

2009Teaching and Learning Technology Conference 2009         Transition from Traditional to Virtual


2009 Shaping the Future of Education through Technology National Center of           Technology featuring Jim Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary – Department of           Education –  Webinar


2008Best Practices Conference – Central Methodist University –           Sponsored by the Missouri Colleges Fund


2005-  Online education with WebCT – Teleconference – Webex –


2004 The Conference For Information Technology Educators, San Antonio, TX


2002 Faculty Development Collaborative on Technology Conference –           Park University  Technology Consortium

1996Midwest Educational Technology Conference – Wichita, KS

1994Creating Digital Video Conference – St. Louis Data Translation Group


2009 – Virtual Private Networks – William Woods University

2009 – IBM Academic Initiative – Jefferson City, MO



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