21st  Century Education: The Real and the Ideal

Our Speakers

Matt Gianneschi Ph.D.
Senior Education Policy Advisor/Analyst
Policy and Initiatives
Office of Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr.

Opening Remarks:

Overview of Governor Ritter's Agenda
The Need for the P-20 council
Progress Update
Expected Outcomes, Short and Long Term
Wishes of Encouragement From the Governor

Governor Richard D. Lamm
Governor of Colorado (1975–1987)
Center for Public Policy and Contemporary Issues.
University of Denver

Culture Makes A Difference

Governor Jim Geringer
Wyoming Governor 1995-2003
Director of Policy and Public Sector Strategies
Environmental Systems Research Institute - ESRI

Innovation: Real or Ideal? - Panel Host

Reid Cornwell Ph.D.
Conference Director and Host
Founder/Director - Focus On Education Foundation
Director/ Chief Scientist - The Center For Internet Research

Computer Aided Teaching and Learning (CAT/L): A Framework of Observation, Research and Development to Guide the Re-form of Education

Peter Watkins
Chief Executive Oficer
Webroot Software

Safety Before Curriculum


Phil Farley Ph.D.
IBM Academic Initiative

Innovation: Real or Ideal? - Panel Host


Terrence (Terry) Boult Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
University of Colorado at colorado Springs

Innovation: Real or Ideal? - Panelist

Jeremy Haefner Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancelor for Research and Innovation
Dean, College of Engineering
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Innovation: Real or Ideal? - Panelist

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Karen Bruett
Dell Computers
VP Business Development
Director of K-12 Initiative
Former President of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills

21st Century Learning


Randy Guthrie Ph.D.
Academic Developer Evangelist
Microsoft Corporation

Levels of Collaboration

Joseph J. Kerski Ph.D
Education Industry Curriculum Development Manager
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. ESRI

Isn't That Spatial? How Spatial Learning and Geotechnologies Can Foster Educational Reform"

Srini Ramaswamy PH.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Computer Science
University of Arkansas
Little Rock, AR

Constructive Collaboration: Gateway to a Knowledge Economy


Tony Gardner-Medwin Ph.D.
Tony Gardner-Medwin Tony Gardner-Medwin
Emeritus Professor
University College London
Tel.: (44) 207 679 7135
Email: ucgbarg@ucl.ac.uk

Enhancing Learning and Assessment Through Certainty-Based Marking


Stacey Fox
Technical Director
Department of Theatre and Film
University of Kansas, Lawrence K.S.

Synthetic Worlds: Second Life In the Classroom


Patrick Leonard speakers07
Vice President
Curriculum and Business Development
Qwizdom, Inc

The Electronic Collaboration in Conferences, Seminars and Classrooms: Formative Interaction

Xiangen Hu Ph.D.
Professor of Computational Psychology
University of Memphis
Director of Advance learning Techology Lab
CO-Director ADL Workforce Lab

Intelligent Tutoring Systems in K-12 and Higher Education: A Possible Technological Solution to Elimination Achievement Gaps

Barbara Mccombs Ph.D.
Director - The Center for Human Motivation, Learning, and Development
Denver Research Institute
University of Denver

What Is Our Global Agenda? A Look at Learner-Centered Teaching and Learning


Michael Klymkowsky Ph.D.
Professor, MCD Biology
University of Colorado at Boulder
Founding Partner of Virtuallaboratory

Building a Scientific World View, Virtually


Tom Lundy Ph.D.
Founding Partner Virtuallaboratory & President "cuttlefish arts"
Former Instructor of Mathematics
William and Mary University

Building a Scientific World View, Virtually

Randy Gaschler
Randy Gashler President
Innovative Education Management

Family Centered Education

David Wirth
Dave Wirth Acting Director, Academic
University of Wisconsin
Department of Defense

Advance Distance Learning in Academia


William DuBay
Impact Information

Is Plain Language The Answer?


Beth Ritter-Guth
Beth Ritter-Guth Instructor
Literature and Womens Studies
Lehigh Carbon Community College

Teaching Literature With Second Life