Action Research with Technology Conference
ar_conference_image.jpgCreativity to Design; Courage to Change”
June 28-29, 2011
Masters of Arts in Learning Technologies Program (MALT)
Pepperdine University
West Los Angeles, Room 203

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Schedule

Tuesday June 28 - Morning

Opening Session and Keynotes (9am to 10:15am)

Welcome Dr. Margaret Riel, Chair of the Masters of Arts in Leaning Technologies
Opening and Welcome Remarks from Dean Margaret Weber, Graduate School of Psychology and Education
Action Research at Pepperdine- Dr. Margaret Riel

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Jean McNiff, York St. John University, & Dr. Jack Whitehead, Liverpool Hope University in the UK

"Action Research and Professional Transformations"
Virtual Presentation followed by Discussion

Session 1: Teaching and learning Online (10:15-am- 11:15 am)

Chair and Discussant – Dr. Margaret Riel
Review Panel: Dr. June Schmieder, Pepperdine Faculty, Melissa Loble, MALT Faculty, Marty DeWindt, MALT Alumnus

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11:15-11:30 – Poster Discussion for Session 1

Lunch Break 11:30-12:45

Tuesday June 28 – Afternoon
Introduction of Keynote Speakers and Discussion (1:00- 1:45pm)
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Lonnie Rowell University of San Diego, Dr. Noriyuki Inoue, University of San Diego
"Action Research in different Contexts and Cultures"

Session 2:Mastery of Technology Tools for Change (1: 45 pm- 2:45pm)

Chair and Discussant – Dr. Paul Sparks
Review Panel: Dr. Polin, Pepperdine Faculty, Dr. Bill Moseley, MALT Faculty, Dr. Noriyuki Inoue, USD Faculty


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2:45-3:00 Poster Discussion for Session

Session 3: Community Models for Learning & Teaching (3:00pm – 4:00pm )

Chair and Discussant – Dr. Margaret Riel
Review Panel: Dr. Nancy Harding, Pepeprdine Faculty, Dr. Bill Moseley, MALT Faculty, Dr. Lonnie Rowell, USD
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4:00—4:15 Poster Discussion for Session 3

Session 4: Teaching and Learning in High Schools (4:15- 5:15pm)

Chair and Discussant – Dr. Paul Sparks
Review Panel: Dr. Purrington, Pepperdine Faculty; Melissa Loble, MALT Faculty; Kathleen Lepori, MALT ALUMUS (virtually)

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5:15—5:30 Poster Discussion for Session 4


Wednesday June 29 – Morning

Welcome – Dr. Paul Sparks (9-10am)

Keynote Speaker – Nancy White, Co-author of Digital Habitats: Leveraging Technology for Communities
"Leveraging Technology for Change"

Session 5: Technology and Leadership (10-11am)

Chair and Discussant – Dr. Margaret Riel
Review Panel: Dr. Jack McManus,Pepperdine Faculty, Melissa Loble, MALT Faculty, Michael Truong, MALT Alumnis



111:15- 11:30 Poster session

Closing Session (11:30 -12:00)

Research on Outcomes of Action Research – Margaret Riel

Closing Remarks Dr. Eric Hamilton


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