If you were unable to attend DMSW, please note that some of our presenters have offered their presentations and handouts here.
Day 1: Friday, April 1, PROGRAM
Day 2: Saturday, April 2, PROGRAM
OPENING SESSION: 9:00–10:15
US Bank Conference Theater
- Doug Dangler, Associate Director of the Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing and conference organizer, convenes the conference.
- Chelsea Castle and Jacob Taylor, co-presidents of the Social Media Society introduce Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee.
- Alevtina Feinstein, president of Ohio Union Television, introduces Mark Frauenfelder, who will deliver the keynote address on "DIY Innovation." Link to video of Mark's presentation
SESSION A, 10:30–11:20
1. Creative Arts Room: Making Video with and for Students
Teaching Pronunciation with Facebook Podcasts and Vonage Visual Voicemail
Bob Eckhart, Combined ESL Programs, Education, Teaching and Learning
View a demonstration of how I use video-messaging on Facebook to communicate with my pronunciation students. It is a simple, no-hassle way to create short little podcasts and immediately send them to your students.
Ohio Union Television: A Showcase of Student Video
Allie Feinstein, Courtney Chow, Zach Gray, Ohio State students
The Ohio Union Television student group raises awareness of happenings and events in and around the Ohio Union through the development of video content. The group also encourages the personal and professional development of its members who produce weekly segments, special projects, and request-based videos.
2. Maudine Cow Room: DIY Virtual Learning
Build Your Own Personal Learning Network for Professional or Personal Development
Chris Hill, American Language Program
There is a lot of information on the Internet; some of it is actually useful. Come see how blogs, microblogs, RSS feed aggregators, and other free technologies can be used to organize useful Web content into a customized personal learning network (PLN) for professional or personal development.
Rick Voithofer, Kathy Trundle, Adrienne Dixson, Diana Erchick, and Matt Marx (student), College of Education and Human Ecology; Matt Lewis, J. Eisenmann (student), and Lindsay Beach (student), Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design
The growing ability to decode, manipulate, and store genetic information has increased the need for all individuals to have some degree of genetic literacy in order to understand the implications of genetics in their lives. This presentation will demonstrate a simulation being developed to teach genetic literacy to middle school students.
3. Lower Level Meeting Room: Computing at Ohio State
Ted Hattemer, University Communications
The concept of “open” is what has powered the Internet up to this point. Yet today many new platforms, operating systems, and web applications are largely closed environments. Is the future open, or closed? That is our question for the hour.
Victoria Getis, Digital Union
We will explore three easy tools that have an impact on instructor efficiency or student engagement and enjoy university support. This session is for you if you are nervous about technology or if you have tried some technology in the classroom and are eager to take the next step.
4. Dance Room 1: Data Mining in the Humanities
David Staley, Department of History, The Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching
Data mining has come to the humanities. View two installations: Distant Readings I is a juxtaposition of nine nineteenth- and twentieth-century novels, reconfigured as Wordle clouds. What patterns emerge when all nine novels are “read” together at a distance? Style in History takes four classics of historical scholarship and visualizes the parts of speech, which have been color-coded to reveal patterns hitherto unseen in these texts.
5. US Bank Conference Theater:When You Tube Isn’t Enough: Instructor-created video hypotheticals for the professional classroom
Thomas Sneed, Reference Librarian, Mortitz Law Library
What does it take to energize your classroom? A Flip video camera, a YouTube account, and the willingness to use family and coworkers as characters in video hypotheticals should do the trick. Using humorous examples, I’ll examine the background, rationale, and process for creating entertaining learning videos to use in a classroom setting.
SESSION B, 11:30–12:20
1. Creative Arts Room: Video Games as Learning Tools & Making Games as Systems Thinking Presentation
Michelle Aubrecht, Digital Union
Playing and making video games – classroom appropriate? Games encompass many new media literacy skills and allow opportunities to develop analytical, systems, and problem-solving skills. There are three ways to use games with students: play an existing game, you make a game, and students make a game.
2. Maudine Cow Room: To Tweet or Not To Tweet: Educational explorations of technology Presentation
Kristin S. Edwards and Melissa Beers, Department of Psychology, and Erin H. Armstrong, Department of Communication, Ohio State University-Marion
Instructors: Do undergrads prefer traditional textbooks to e-books in your class? Would they rather e-mail, text message, or IM you? Would they think you were “cool” if you used Twitter for assignments? Students: Are you on Facebook more than the average freshman? Do you think your professors should ban texting in class? Join us to discuss the use of technology in the classroom, from both instructor and student perspectives.
3. Lower-Level Meeting Room: DIY Short Projects
Queenie Chow, Digital Union
PechaKucha is a presentation format invented in Japan and named for the phrase for “chit-chat.” The concept is simple: 20 images in a PowerPoint timed to advance at 20-second intervals. The result is a rapid-fire performance. See examples of effective presentations and discuss best practices to build your own. (See blog posting
Go.OSU: The many uses of short URLs
Eric Schnell, OSU Libraries
Have you ever seen a URL in a print publication or on a presentation slide that was too lengthy to write down? Have you tried to type a long URL into a text message? Come learn about the OSU URL shortening service and how short URLs can be effectively used.
4. Dance Room 1: Build Your Own Inexpensive Online Game: How simple games can change student perceptions Presentation
Tingting Lu, Multimedia and Assessment Specialist, OSU Libraries, Teaching and Learning, and Fred Roecker, Teaching and Learning Librarian, OSU Libraries
Join us in this fun-packed session on game making to see how inexpensive online games impact student perceptions. Gain insights into user interface design. See the games’ effectiveness based on tangible data. Help us solve the puzzles by sharing your interpretation of patterns and trends in student attitudinal and behavioral data.
5. Dance Room 2: Mark Frauenfelder Workshop: Make Your Own Candolin (Sorry, the workshop is full.)
SESSION C, 12:30–1:20
1. Creative Arts Room: Digital Storytelling
Using Social Media Effectively in Newsgathering and Storytelling: Verification is key
Dan Caterinicchia, Department of Communications/Journalism, and James Oldham, journalism student
Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are wonderful places to begin telling stories. But they are just starting points on journeys that can take hours, days, or weeks. Modern-day storytellers must verify information and identities to produce truly worthwhile tales. Simply quoting tweets or Facebook updates is never enough.
Digital Storytelling in the ESL Composition Classroom
Joel Bloch, ESL Composition
When students create digital stories, they use texts, both visual and music, rhetorically in ways similar to how print texts are traditionally used. Do the issues regarding the use, attribution, and distribution of intellectual property play a more prominent role than do in a traditional academic writing class?
2. Maudine Cow Room: Innovative Marketing Techniques for Student Events
Allie Feinstein and Lauren Boyd, Ohio State students
The Ohio Union Activities Board (OUAB) programs events for all Ohio State students. Social media marketing is integral to reaching our target audience. The OUAB has more than 4,300 Facebook friends, is gradually building a Twitter following, and plans to use video in the near future.
3. Lower Level Meeting Room: I Push the Button! Children’s literature beyond the page
Michelle Castleman, Teaching & Learning
Children’s literature publishers and authors are using digital media to attract young readers and to share stories. In this session participants will discuss book trailers, multimodal children's books, the ways social media are influencing story content, related issues and potential paths for the future of children’s publishing.
4. Dance Room 1: DIY Service Learning
The Computer in the Visual Arts: A case study of the Art Education 252 course’s emerging collectives
Dr. Karen Hutzel, Aaron Knochel, and Meaghan Brady-Nelson, Department of Art Education
This panel will discuss the course AE 252: The Computer in Visual Arts and its hybrid use of community spaces and classrooms. As art educators, we review challenges and opportunities for learning with digital media through artmaking as productive and empowering tactics in the lives of diverse college students and urban youth.
Service Learning with Digital Media
Les Tannenbaum, Department of English, and Mike Bierschenk, Office of Undergraduate Research; Andrew Vieth and Beryl Zhao, OSU undergraduates
In English 269, Digital Media Composing, students make digital documentary videos for the OSU Undergraduate Research Office to help recruit students to do research. Each student partners with a student researcher to learn about the research and then creates a Public Service Announcement. Come see examples of PSAs.
SESSION D, 1:30–2:20
1. Creative Arts Room: DIY Radio at OSU
Rebecca Bias, Foreign Language Center
is an innovative course offered by the Foreign Language Center. Students of French, Italian, Modern Greek, Russian, and Spanish participate each quarter. Come learn about the course in detail and brainstorm adaptations for other student-centered applications.
Youth Beat Radio: Columbus’s best-kept secret for self-education
Bridgette Kreuz, Environment and Natural Resources, DeShawnna (“Dana”) Riley and Michael Hodge, Ohio State students
Trying to give up caffeine? We recommend Youth Beat Radio (YBR), a weekly radio program on WCRS (98.3 and 102.1 FM) about youth perspectives, leadership, and social movements. The show is written, performed, edited, and produced by students from Ohio State and Upper Arlington High School. Take a seat with YBR to see how you can impact your community!
2. Maudine Cow Room: Connect the Dots
Rich Seymore, Account Technology Strategist, Microsoft Education
Many tools are connected or can be connected easily. Let’s look at some common tools in Windows 7, Office, and Buckeye Mail to make connecting, finding, and sharing easy and up to date. Well explore Outlook Social Connector, Live Writer, Community Clips, Search Connectors, and maybe a few more.
3. Lower Level Meeting Room: Digital Storytelling
Amy Heath and Allison Wynhoff Olsen, Teaching and Learning
Using the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives, we will explore the affordances and constraints of different modes of communication, as well as the assumptions that narratives can reveal/disrupt. The complexities present within the multimodal offer an embodied approach that helps expand notions of text and bring powerful archives into classrooms.
Cindy Selfe, H. Lewis Ulman, and Scott Lloyd DeWitt, Department of English
Speakers explore the challenges of editing/authoring/publishing new genres of scholarly, book-length projects in multimedia formats, focusing on Stories That Speak to Us, a collection of curated online exhibits. This project poses challenges faced by many digitized humanities scholars seeking online models and venues for scholarship.
4. Dance Room 1: My Resume is Prettier Than Your Resume! Presentation
Rachel White, Educational Policy and Leadership
How do students make their resumes stand out when they are all taught the same words, phrases, and formats? I have developed a curriculum that uses the concept of postmodernity to incorporate new, technologically enhanced, and innovative ideas that are capable of moving a resume from flattering to downright mind blowing.
5. US Bank Conference Theater: A Team Approach: The Spanish and Portuguese Teaching and Learning Center-Media Manager for Groups project
Jan Macian and Jared List, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and Allen S. Coleman, Instructional Technology Services, Arts and Science Technology Services Office.
Jan Macian and her team from the department of Spanish and Portuguese worked collaboratively with the Arts and Sciences Technology Services Office to develop the Spanish and Portuguese Teaching and Learning Center, a Media Manager for Groups site. The approach was centered on engaging faculty, staff, and graduate student expertise as technical, content, and editorial contributors.
SESSION E, 2:30–3:20
1. Creative Arts Room: Facebook in Classrooms — Not a Myth Anymore!
Sujan Manandhan, Foreign Language Center
More than 85 percent of US college students now use Facebook -- it has become a part of their identity. This presentation will discuss the primary advantages and disadvantages of using Facebook in a classroom setting through the use of real examples.
2. Maudine Cow Room: Shrinking the Gap with Video: Education meets marketing Presentation
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Shaun Holloway, Director of Web Marketing and Development, and Eva Bradshaw, Director of Educational Technologies, Fisher College of Business
Learn about the Fisher College of Business’ multi-faceted video production program that helps students, faculty, and staff capture footage from places like Vietnam and provides learning opportunities along the way to a final product… all while benefiting the university’s marketing efforts.
3. Lower Level Meeting Room: Supporting Education with Dynamic Digital Media Libraries
Stephanie Bernhardt, Curator, and Michelle Maguire, Associate Curator, Visual Resources Library, History of Art; Matt Bernhardt, Webmaster, Derek Boogaard, Graduate Student, and Lorrie McAllister, Digital Media Curator, Knowlton School of Architecture
The Knowlton School of Architecture and Department of History of Art will review their newly retooled digital library applications that support the media-rich disciplines of art and architecture. The student/staff development teams will share their experiences, lessons learned, and perspectives on developing resources with and for 21st century learners.
4. Dance Room 1: “Pushing” the Boundaries of Technology in Ultrasound Education Presentation
Dr. Chad Donley, Emergency Medicine, Dr. David Bahner, Dr. Eric Adkins, Dr. Nicholas Kman, and Nilesh Patel
Due to its ease of use and widespread applicability, Twitter is an excellent application of “push” technology as a means to deliver educational content. This pilot project, designed to deliver a novel ultrasound curriculum, has demonstrated the potential of Twitter to both supplement and enhance traditional educational methods.
3:30–4:30 US Conference Theater
Prize Drawing: Pick up a ticket in the registration area (Dance Room 2) to be eligible for gifts from the Foreign Language Center (French lessons!), Microsoft, and WiredOut. You must be present to win.
The OSU Kiplinger Program will present Columbus Dispatch multimedia producer Doral Chenoweth, who will discuss his YouTube video of Ted Williams. The video went viral and propelled ex-radio announcer and recovering drug addict Ted Williams to instant fame.
PROGRAM: April 2, Mendenhall Lab
SESSION A: 9:30-10:20
Debba Haupert, Girlfriendology, LLC
The social media conversation is going on constantly at an overwhelmingly rapid pace. Where do you jump in to build your business/brand? Learn how to grow your online community, what you need to know about your goals/audience, and tools to manage your social media ‘conversations’ efficiently and effectively.
Room 125: Copyright Criminals: Can you own a sound? See trailers and clips from the documentary here
Anne Gilliland, Health Sciences Copyright Management Office, OSU
In the digital world, we all create new work and consume the work of others. Participants will watch clips from the documentary Copyright Criminals, which focuses on legal, ethical, and creative issues in music sampling, and discuss what is right and what is legal when using copyrighted work.
Room 129: Blogging to Learn: Professional writing students build credentials
Alexis Martina, Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing, The Ohio State University
Students in a professional writing class created a blog
, established its purpose and goals, and developed individual blog posts that will serve as writing samples in their professional portfolios. Please join us to talk about ways we might use blogs to make connections between the classroom and the worlds of work.
Room 174: Twitter to the Max: The ultimate Twitter experience
Jennifer Hrusch, Columbus Metropolitan Library
Take Twitter to the next level! Get to know Twitter: how it works, who’s using it, and why you should use it. Discover tools to maximize your time and minimize your efforts. Make it fun and represent yourself well by learning proper Twingo and Twittiquette.
Room 191: The Moment You Know – Always Learning – Pearson MyLabs
Dede Saelens and Amy Hyland, Pearson Publishing
An abundance of data has been collected on the effectiveness of the MyLabs programs, which are used by 10 million students around the world. The programs improve learning outcomes and retention through individualized study plans, immediate feedback, integrated eTexts, videos, tutorial instruction, and endless opportunities to practice and master difficult topics.
SESSION B: 10:30–11:15
Room 115: 10 Things You Need to Know to Make Facebook Bearable Again
Anne Adoryan, OSU/CSTW Alum and Owner of Modern Footprint, Digital Media Services Firm
Facebook is both wonderful and annoying. Your homepage is often littered with junk, making it a challenge to do the things you really want to do: message friends, share pictures, stay connected. Learn the top 10+ things that will make Facebook fun again. All skill levels welcome!
Room 125: The Ohio State Flash Mob: The impact of viral videos
Jordan Davis and Luc Nutter, The Ohio Union
The two students most responsible for producing the Ohio State Flash Mob
will share the lessons they learned in creating a viral YouTube video. Hear their insights on how and why the video went viral. The presenters will discuss the impact a viral video can have on organizations, communities, and individuals involved.
Room 129: Legal Issues of Social Media
Alex Brown and Cavett Kreps, Bricker & Eckler LLP
Two main legal issues arise with respect to social media: the legality of the content, and employment law implications. This presentation will provide a general overview of these common social media legal problems.
Room 174: Location: the Social Media Misfit, and Why You Need to Take it Seriously
Carolyn Maul, Manager of Social Media Strategy, Nationwide Insurance
With widespread privacy concerns and lack of a real value-add for consumers beyond the act of checking in, location has not yet found its place in the social media ranks. But in an increasingly mobile-centric world, marketers cannot ignore the role that location can play in a successful social strategy.
Room 191: Interpreting Cultural Heritage to a Social Public
Matthew Monta, Ohio State Parks
Social media services such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube allow park naturalists to create and distribute digital content instantly and in real time to park visitors. Learn how the Ohio State Parks system uses social media to educate visitors about their surroundings while maintaining the long-established principles of interpretation.
LUNCH BREAK; 11:30–noon, Auditorium
David Staley, Department of History and the Goldberg Center for Excellence in Teaching, The Ohio State University
Via Skype, David Staley will describe Universitas, a “third space” initiative that connects Columbus’ creatives and innovators. It sponsors the creation of “renaissance teams” of those who have ideas, those who have problems, those who do, those with resources, those who connect. Universitas is a “serendipity funnel” connecting people across disciplines.
SESSION C: noon–12:45
Room 115: Do More with Windows Phone 7
Sarah Parsons, Microsoft Corporation
Join us for a demonstration of Windows Phone 7 features including: live tiles, people hub, Xbox Live for Windows Phone, and Built-in Office Mobile.
Room 125: ePublishing and Products
Elise Bodnyk, Barnes & Noble Digital Sales Lead
Hear about the Barnes & Noble NookColor, the B&N eReader; PubIt, the company’s easy-to-use digital publishing platform; and the impact of epublishing on traditional publishing and book sales.
Room 129: Using Social Media to Find a Job and/or Freelance Work Presentation
If you only rely on job boards to find your next position, you’re not doing enough. Today, most job openings are not made public, which is why leveraging relationships via the social web is a critical. Learn to build your personal brand and use social networks to find and apply for jobs.
Room 174: Enhancing professional Online Presence with eportfolios
Steven Poast, Boise State University, Master of Educational Technology Candidate, EDTECH Department, Boise State University
Eportfolios are more than samples of work presented online. Reflection on that work, expression of growth, and professional display are keys to a successful eportfolio. I will show how online tools such as WordPress, YouTube, Google Docs, and Google Sites can be valuable tools in developing a professional online presence.
Room 191: How to Protect Your Online Reputation
Want to land a job? Get accepted into graduate school? Help your organization gain new business? You’d better understand how to protect your most important digital asset: your online reputation
. Learn how to develop a personal or corporate action plan and build a strong base…before trouble hits.
SESSION D: 1:00–1:45
Room 115: It’s Been “Sweded”: Incorporating Internet memes into assignment designs Presentation
Ben McCorkle, Department of English, The Ohio State University
This presentation recounts an assignment for an upper-level science fiction course where students were asked to create their own versions of sci-fi films, accompanied by short analytic accounts of how the source text fit into the sci-fi genre (based primarily on Carolyn Miller's theory of genre-as-social-exigence).
Room 125: One Non-Profit's Approach to Bringing Art and Technology to Central Ohio
Alison Colman and Amy Youngs, The Fuse Factory
Dr. Colman, director of local arts nonprofit Fuse Factory, will discuss her organization’s mission of bringing art and technology to the public. Professor Youngs will discuss how the Art and Technology program at Ohio State dovetails with this mission and will present pertinent student work.
Room 129: Online Influencer Outreach: Debunking myths ... discovering reality
Heather Whaling, president of Geben Communication
Influencer relations is one of social media’s hottest topics. Who should brands engage and why? This presentation will debunk influencer-relations myths while highlighting best practices. Attendees will learn why influencer outreach is a key PR 2.0 tool and how to identify, monitor, cultivate, and activate influencers to accomplish business goals.
Room 174: Listening to the Voices of Instructors: Using videos to inform teaching practice across the curriculum
Chris Manion, Writing Across the Curriculum program, Center for the Study and Teaching of Writing at The Ohio State University
Consultants from the Writing Across the Curriculum team will discuss their building of videos from instructor interviews. The videos will be used to supplement the sometimes long-winded text on their resource blog. They will also reflect a central value of the program: to learn from and share the insights of Ohio State’s best teachers.
Room 191: Facebook and Beyond
Linda Jacobs Swarlis, Director of Information Services and Library at Columbus School for Girls
Students and adults use social media in a variety of ways; what might be the next social media tool to go viral? This session will be from both the student perspective (their vision of what is on the horizon) and from the educator side on the challenges and joys.
159 Hagerty Hall*: Open Source graphics with GIMP
Brian Swaney, Department of Math, The Ohio State University
Do you want to do more with your graphics, but don’t want to pay hundreds of dollars for commercial software? This session will use a Q&A format to demonstrate the free and freely available open-source GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP). *Take the elevator to G, walk through the doors in front of you, across the loading dock, and up the stairs into Hagerty Hall. Take the stairs to the first floor.
SESSION E: 2:00-2:45
Room 115: Spaces of the Hilltop: Place-based digital storytelling Presentation
Aaron Knochel, Art Education, Johnathan Rush, Geography, and Dickie Selfe, CSTW, The Ohio State University
The Hilltop Story Project is a growing archive of digital storytelling events that invite community members from the area to share narratives of the evolving nature of their community. Collaboration between the CSTW, art education, and geography disciplines combine to spatialize the narratives and use them to influence city planning.
Room 125: Digital Impact on Business: Is going social smart?
Tiffany Odutoye, Talk Social Networking, LLC
Does social media really work for micro and small business? What are some best practices? The speaker offers a pragmatic look at micro and small businesses that engage in social media for marketing and business growth. Hear about the digital impact of social media on the business community and the shifts they make for successful integration.
Room 174: The Political/Activist Blog
Thomas C. Waters
Blogging serves as a valuable tool to empower groups and individuals to communicate and create change on many levels, including political activism and issue advocacy. Like any blogger, the activist blogger is concerned with brand identity, community, and other elements, but other considerations may differentiate the successful activist blog.
Room 191: Increasing Online Journalism Presence
Brad Henry, outlook: columbus
outlook: columbus is a monthly printed and digital publication with content that contains locally and nationally focused features: editorials, arts & entertainment, sports, celebrity interviews, and community news. Corporate studies listed outlook: columbus as the number one media choice for the Columbus GLBT, and the number two print choice for African Americans in Columbus.