Programs

LiDA Colloquium Series

This series is open to the public – so please join us!
Each 1.5 hour session aims at engaging participants in informed conversations about a topic of common interest, stimulated by a presentation/ panel discussion. All events are highly interactive.
All sessions are held 3-4:30pm on Thursday in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215).

professor giving a talk in front of room

The remaining sessions for Fall 2019 are as follows – for more information, check out each session’s announcement; Powerpoints and/or Padlets created for each session will also be posted when available:


Nov
21

[LiDA Colloquium Series] How Are Digital Technologies Redefining the Goals of K-16 Education?

November 21, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Advances in technologies are continuously changing the job opportunities available to our current students, and have also impacted the knowledge, skills and mindsets our students need to be successful in this ever-changing environment, where access to information and data is easy and fast. Are we preparing our K-16 students adequately to this reality? What preparation do they really need in order to be successful?

Thursday,November 21, 3:00-4:30 pm in LeChase 215

Download the session flyer

Oct
3

[LiDA Colloquium Series] How Are Disruptive Technologies Affecting Higher Education?

October 3, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



The growth of online education and MOOCs led to dire predictions for traditional higher education institutions.   These prediction have not been realized – yet!  Why?  How are research universities in particular responding to the threats and opportunities presented by potentially disruptive technologies?

Thursday, October 3, 3:00-4:30 pm in LeChase 215

Sep
19

[LiDA Colloquium Series] Sharing & Networking about Current LiDA Initiatives

September 19, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



As it has been our tradition, we start with an invitation to anyone in the LiDA Community to briefly share about their current work and interests, with the goal of fostering collaborations and synergy for the coming year.  Time will be set aside for informal networking as well.

Thursday, September 19, 3:00-4:30 pm in LeChase 215

May
2

What Can We Learn About Technology Interventions?

May 2, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Eric E. Fredericksen, Associate Professor, Associate Director Center for Learning in the Digital Age, Associate Vice President of Online Learning; and Sarah E. Peyre, Associate Dean for Innovative Education, Executive Director, Institute for Innovative Education, Professor of Surgery, Nursing, Medical Humanities and Bioethics

Apr
18

How do they do it? K-12 teachers’ stories of digitally-rich instruction

April 18, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Panel of K-12 teachers will include: Judith Van Alstyne (Head Librarian, Allendale Columbia), Kimberly McLean (Math, Spencerport High School), Maria Frey Griffin (2ndgrade, Ivan Green Primary School), Marcella Didio (Library Media Specialist, Auburn Junior High School)

Apr
4

Inclusivity matters: A conversation with digital learning designers

April 4, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Guests Zhen Bai, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, UR and Stephanie Ashenfelder, Interim Director, Digital Media Studies/Studio Arts Program Manager

Mar
21

Social and tactile augmented reality for STEM learning and teaching: Roles, strategies, and laughter

March 21, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by April Luehmann with her team of Warner doctoral students (Yang Zhang, Paul Herbert, Jingwan Tang, Zainab Amr) and Biology Post-doc (Anusha Naganathan)

Mar
7

Exploring Infiniscope: Tapping into NASA data and imagery for adaptive learning

March 7, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Guests from Arizona State University: A. Joseph Tamer Assistant Director, ETX Center and Jessica Swann Community Manager

Feb
21

Fostering systemic change around digitally-rich education: A focus on getting started

February 21, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Raffaella Borasi, Frederica Warner Professor, Director Center for Learning in the Digital Age and Joe Sutorius Chief Information Officer, East Irondequoit Central School District

Feb
7

Open Pedagogy: Varied definitions, multiple approaches

February 7, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Kimberly Hoffman, Department Head, Outreach, Learning, and Research Services

Jan
24

Open Sharing

January 24, 2019 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Jayne C. Lammers, Associate Professor, Associate Director Center for Learning in the Digital Age

Nov
29

What “new” learning experiences are made possible by digital technologies?: A focus on professional education

November 29, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Conversation Instigators:
  • Ahmed Ghazi (Faculty, UR Medical Center)
  • Cindy Callard (Director, Center for Professional Development and Education Reform, UR Warner School of Education)
  • Cyndi Carson (Doctoral student & Academic Program Coordinator, Center for Professional Development and Education Reform, UR Warner School of Education)
Nov
15

How can foster systemic change around digitally-rich education? A focus on getting started

November 15, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Conversation Instigators:

Raffaella Borasi (Dean, UR Warner School of Education)

Joe Sutorius (Chief Information Officer, East Irondequoit Central School District)

Nov
1

How can we develop digitally-rich teaching practices? A focus on leveraging OER and other available digital resources

November 1, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Conversation Instigators:
Nick Lind (Teacher, Monroe #1 BOCES)
Eileen Daly-Boas (Librarian, University of Rochester)

Oct
18

How can we leverage digital technologies to create “radically new” learning experiences? A focus on K-16 education

October 18, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Conversation Instigators:
Mike Daley (Warner School of Education and Lasalle College Science Faculty)
Nicholas Lind (Social Studies Teacher at BOCES)

Oct
4

How can we study teaching and learning in digital spaces? A focus on ethical issues

October 4, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Conversation Instigators:

Dr. Jayne Lammers (Associate Professor, T&C)

Scott McGuinness (PhD student in CHD)

Kathleen Buckwell & Kelly Unsworth (from OHSP)

Apr
26

Data Visualization

April 26, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitator: Lauren Di Monte, Data & Research Impact Librarian at the University of Rochester

Mar
22

Exploration with Augmented Reality: An anatomical approach

March 22, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Paul Herbert

Feb
22

K-12 Digital Conversion

February 22, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Dave Miller

Jan
25

The Making of MOOCs (and what to make of them?)

January 25, 2018 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitators: Dr. Eric Fredericksen and Nicole O’Dell

Dec
14

LiDA Social

December 14, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by LiDA planning team

Nov
16

Virtual Coaching for Teachers in Rural Areas

November 16, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by the members of the SyncOn project

Oct
26

A Theory of Learning in Second Life

October 26, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Yen Verhoeven

Sep
28

LiDA Showcase

September 28, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Jayne Lammers

May
8

Showcasing student learning from EDE 410: Learning in the Digital Age

May 8, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Jayne Lammers and EDE 410 Students

Apr
24

Minds on and hands on: Build Web 2.0 toolkits to transform learning experiences

April 24, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Benjamin Boison and Xiaoyu (Ella) Wan

Apr
17

Building bridges between games and learning: Class Dojo & Overwatch

April 17, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by  Yu Jung Han and Shane Annal

Mar
27

The possibilities and perils of personalized learning in online spaces: Sharing snapshots

March 27, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Laura Brophy and Jayne Lammers

Mar
13

Collaborative online toolkits

March 13, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by April Luehmann

Feb
27

Mapping Pedagogy 2.0 in higher education: What works and what doesn’t?

February 27, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by  Xiaoyu (Ella) Wan and Ben Boison

Feb
6

The Elephant in the classroom: the organizatinal pitfalls of promoting the adoption of online leraning across campus

February 6, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Nathan Harris

Jan
23

LiDA @ Warner: Help Shape Our Direction

January 23, 2017 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by LiDA Planning Team

Dec
5

Mellon Fellows Showcase

December 5, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Alana Wolf Johnson and Patrick Sullivan

Nov
7

The Digital Pedagogy of a Game: Examining Fallout 4

November 7, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Everett Kline

Oct
24

Learning in the Digital Age around the Globe

October 24, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Ben Boison, Sherry Duan, and Yu Jung Han

Oct
10

Reflecting on the development of Warner’s Online Teaching and Learning (OTL) Certificate

October 10, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Raffaella Borasi, Eric Fredericksen, and Dave Miller

May
4

Digital Research Splash!

May 4, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Jayne Lammers

Apr
20

Reporting observations of a digital conversion: what and how should we be reporting to other practitioners?

April 20, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Dave Miller

Mar
30

Pitch: mOOCs (mini open online courses) Part 2

March 30, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Yu Jung Han

Mar
16

Pitch: mOOCs (mini open online courses) Part 1

March 16, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Yu Jung Han

Mar
2

Video games and learning

March 2, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Kristana Textor

Feb
17

Reflections on LiDA thus far

February 17, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by LiDA Members

Feb
3

How can 1-1 devices be leveraged to transform K-12 schools?

February 3, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Dave Miller (w/Joe Sutorios)

Jan
20

Should researchers approach the Internet as a tool or a culture?

January 20, 2016 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Jayne Lammers

Dec
2

What impact could MOOCs have on the future of education?

December 2, 2015 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Eric Fredericksen

Nov
18

What are “high impact” online teaching practices, and how can they be developed?

November 18, 2015 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Raffaella Borasi and Dave Miller

Nov
4

What types of digital literacy practices are occurring “in the wild,” and how can they be leveraged for learning?

November 4, 2015 | 3:00pm – 4:30 pm in the Genrich-Rusling Room (LeChase 215)



Facilitated by Jayne Lammers

Related campus-wide event co-sponsored by the LiDA Center in Fall 2019:

  • University of Rochester Faculty Summit 2019 : Teaching and Learning with Technology
    Wednesday October 30, 2019, noon-4 pm