Social, Digital and Tech Program Picks for the 2016 NASPA Convention

2016AC_Events_HomeYesterday’s post provided a preview of the tech-related sessions being offered at ACPA 2016, and today we move on to the NASPA Convention.  Again, what strikes me about this list is the sheer number and diversity of programs.  The topics presented are wide-ranging from faith development to online education.  Every year the offerings get more and more exciting.  Take a look…

Sunday, March 13 Room/Venue
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Perspectives on Campus Safety: Using Technology, Recovering from Crisis, and Campus Safety Policy Update.  Meeting Room 201 – Convention Center
Monday, March 14 Room/Venue
8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
Enhancing Student Engagement Through Creating Quality Events Meeting Room 202 – Convention Center
The Precarity of Activism in Student Leadership Development Meeting Room 143 – Convention Center
The Student Affairs Professional in an Online Environment Meeting Room 103/104 – Convention Center
Using Technology to Enhance Student Engagement and Success Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
#DigitalFaith: Understanding the Digital Landscape for Religious and Spiritual Development  Meeting Room 109/110 – Convention Center
Hashtag My Truth: Assessment Through Social Media and Graduate Student Photography Innovation Station – Convention Center
Inclusion and Social Justice for Students with Disabilities = Accessibility Meeting Room 103/104 – Convention Center
The Student Affairs Calling Card: Intentional Study of Leadership and Competencies Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
11:15 AM – 12:05 PM
Embracing Technology: Online Modules as Effective Tools for Student Organization Development Meeting Room 239 – Convention Center
Engagement and Retention through Mobile Gamification Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
The End is Coming??? A Dialogue of Student Affairs Practitioners from Small Colleges & Universities Meeting Room 125 – Convention Center
1:15 PM – 2:05 PM
#DoItForTheGram?: Promoting Ethical Digital Media Engagement During Community Service Experiences Meeting Room 121 – Convention Center
Creating a Framework to Translate Student Learning Experiences Into Professional Competency Meeting Room 206 – Convention Center
Preparing the Distance Learner for Success: Strategies for Online Orientation & Student-Centeredness Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
Using Dynamic Dashboards to Create Interactive Assessment Innovation Station – Convention Center
2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
From Information Overload to Metacognition: Online Instruction for First-year Students Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
Going Viral in College: The Impact of Social Media on Student Leadership Development  Meeting Room 135 – Convention Center
3:40 PM – 4:30 PM
Avoiding Overload: Project Management and Productivity Strategies to Organize, Execute, and Succeed as a Leader Meeting Room 101/102 – Convention Center
Harnessing Decentralized Data to Improve Advising and Student Success Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
Tuesday, March 15 Room/Venue
8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
Building a Virtual Bridge: Building Community in an Online Learning Environment Meeting Room 139 – Convention Center
Data-Driven Success Strategies for First-Year Students  Meeting Room 101/102 – Convention Center
The Importance of Personalized Learning, Digital Courseware, and Technology-Enabled Advising Sagamore Section 6 – Convention Center
TxtMeBack: Using Text Messaging to Engage Students on Campus Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Exploring Millennial Higher Education Faculty Perceptions of Digital Media in the Collegiate Graduate Classroom Exhibit Hall DE – Convention Center
NYU’s Campus Coding Collaborative Exhibit Hall DE – Convention Center
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM
Analysis of Higher Education Disability Discrimination Cases Meeting Room 130 – Convention Center
Authenticity, Values, & Digital Identity: “Being Yourself” Online in the World of Student Affairs Meeting Room 122 – Convention Center
Mobile and Efficacy: Leveraging Data to Drive Student Engagement  Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
Student Engagement in the Mobile Age Meeting Room 201 – Convention Center
11:05 AM – 11:55 AM
Getting Graphic: Comics as an Educational Tool for the Prevention of Sexual Violence Innovation Station – Convention Center
Racialized Aggressions and Social Media on Campus Meeting Room 107/108 – Convention Center
Saving Time, Solving Problems, & Demonstrating Impact Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
1:15 PM – 2:05 PM
An Organizational Approach to Reducing Budgets and Creating Efficiencies in Student Affairs Meeting Room 237 – Convention Center
Callisto: A College Sexual Assault Reporting Tool Meeting Room 131 – Convention Center
Creating Conditions to Support Social Media Use in Student Affairs Departments Meeting Room 142 – Convention Center
Developing an Online Orientation to Integrate, Connect, and Engage New Students Meeting Room 143 – Convention Center
2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Advising Returning Adults toward Degree Completion in a Distance Learning Environment Meeting Room 124 – Convention Center
Playground Lessons: How Three Rival Universities Learned Sharing Just Works Better Meeting Room 208 – Convention Center
Shaping our Future: Developing Self Sustaining Student Activities Programs Meeting Room 141 – Convention Center
3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Community Colleges: Staying Relevant in the Face of Changes Meeting Room 202 – Convention Center
Digital Explorer, Educator or Influencer? The New Student Affairs Technology Competency Applied for Common Practice Meeting Room 135 – Convention Center
Do-It-Yourself Access Technology Labs, Universal Design for Learning, and Partnerships with Faculty Meeting Room 130 – Convention Center
Going the Distance: A Statewide Hybrid Online Learning Community for Student Leaders Who Have Experienced Foster Care Meeting Room 209 – Convention Center
Responding to #SocialMediaAdvocacy in a Changing Higher Education Environment  Meeting Room 242 – Convention Center