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Conference Program

Social Media: Implications For The University

FIRST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

MAY 3-5, 2013

York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

P R O G R A M

BREAKFASTS, BREAKS AND ALL SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN

ACCOLADE EAST 001

LUNCH AND RECEPTION WILL BE AT MICHELANGELO'S RESTAURANT

ATKINSON COLLEGE

Please note: All meals and breaks are only for those who are registered participants.

Day 1:  May 3, 2013

Day 2:  May 4, 2013

Day 3:  May 5, 2013

 


DAY 1

Time Session  (Accolade East 001)   
8:00-9:00 Registration and Breakfast
9:00-9:30

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30-10:30

Keynote Address

Mark Bauerlein, Emory University: “The real revolution of Web 2.0”

Introduced by Lisa Philipps, York University

10:30-11:00 Break
 

Session 1: Research, Education and Social Media

Chair:  Jana Vizmuller-Zocco, York University

11:00-11:30 Anabel Quan-Haase, Western University: “Research and teaching in real-time: 24/7 collaborative networks in social media”
11:30-12:00 Krista E. Jensen, York University: “Knowledge Mobilization 2.0: how social media learning sessions offer researchers new tools for engagement”
12:00-2:00 Lunch (Michelangelo's Restaurant, Atkinson College)
 

Session 2: University-Community and Social Media

Chair:  Anabel Quan-Haase, Western University

2:00-2:30 William Woolrich, York University: “Community engagement through social media”
2:30-3:00 Heather Lotherington, Mary Pat O’Meara, Krista Jensen, York University: “How to build your own world: Creating community on Twitter”
3:00-3:30 Deborah Davidson, Melanie Baljko, York University: “Research, civic engagement, and social media: The Why and how of a digital archive of memorial tattoos”
3:30-4:00 Grace Pollock, Wilfrid Laurier University, Alexandra Epp, McMaster University, Melonie Fullick, York University, Danielle Martak, McMaster University: “A case study of social media use: the Public Intellectuals Project at McMaster university”
4:30-5:30 RECEPTION  (Michelangelo's Restaurant, Atkinson College)

 


DAY 2

9:00-10:00 Breakfast and Registration  (ACE 001)
 

Session 3: Practical Applications of Social Media in Teaching

Chair: Jodi McDavid, Cape Breton University

10:00-10:30 Kim Martin and Anabel Quan-Haase, Western University: The classroom backchannel: Twitter as a pedagogical tool”
10:30-11:00 Roger B. Ulrich, Dartmouth College: “Using the Flickrverse for teaching, research, and collaboration in the field of Roman archaeology”
11:00-11:30 Break
11:30-12:00 Michael Nantais and Jacqueline Kirk, Brandon University: “Student engagement using social media in teacher education”
12:00-12:30 Lourdes Villamor, York UniversityProblematizing the implications of the study “participatory social construction:The student usage of Facebook in post-secondary education”
12:30-2:00 Lunch (Michelangelo's Restaurant, Atkinson College)
2:00-3:00

Keynote Address: (via Skype)
Susan Herring, Indiana University: “Teaching social media through social media”

Introduced by Sheila Embleton, York University

 

Session 4: Practical Applications of Social Media in Teaching

Chair:  Heather Lotherington, York University

3:00-3:30 Amy Thurlow, Brent King, Mount Saint Vincent University: “A classroom case study of social media: examining the university’s obligations and redefining student learning”
3:30-4:00 William Woolrich and John Dupuis, York University: “A case study on Twitter collaboration in the social work classroom”                                
4:00-4:15 Break
4:15-4:45 Aleksandar Lukac, York University: “Socially Engaged theater and social media: new ways of teaching performance”
4:45-5:15 Bob Hanke, York University: “The University after Social Media”

 


DAY 3

8:30-9:30 Breakfast and Registration (ACE 001)
9:30-10:30

Keynote Address

Sidneyeve Matrix, Queen's University

“Social and Mobile Technology for Next Generation Teaching and Learning”

Introduced by Diane Woody, York University

 

Session 5: University Administration and Social Media

Chair:  Sheila Embleton, York University

10:30-11:00 David Toews, York University: “The university tradition and our social media practices”
11:00-11:30 Jodi McDavid and Dale Keefe, Cape Breton University: “Defriended by the VP of Research? Social media questions in the small institution”
11:30-12:00 Laura D’Amelio, York University: “Can you Tweet in Hindi? Social media for recruitment of domestic and international students”
12:00-1:00 Brunch (Michelangelo's Restaurant, Atkinson College)
1:00-1:30 Courtney Mallam,  Glendon College, York University “An Army of Students: Leveraging student talents to create stellar content and showcase campus community"
1:30-2:00 Mary Leigh Morbey, Lourdes Villamor, Farhad Mordechai Sabeti, York University: “To friend or not to friend: adopting Facebook for university course-based learning”
2:00-2:30 Closing Remarks (Conference Organizers)