AEL North American Summit 2017

I had the opportunity to present at the Adobe Education Leader North American Summit at Adobe Headquarters this summer. My brief presentation, “Stop fighting for a slice. Grow the pie.” ties together several key themes I’ve been thinking about as I work on my dissertation. Perhaps more importantly, I got to chat with my diverse … View More

Future Trends Forum: Live from EDUCAUSE

I had the good fortune of joining Bryan Alexander in person on the Future Trends Forum at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. You can catch a recording of the live broadcast below. Special thanks to the great folks at Shindig and EdSurge for all their support!

Educause Annual Conference 2016

At the Educause Annual Conference in Anaheim, I was fortunate to be on a panel with Dr. Gerard Puccio, Chair and Professor at SUNY Buffalo State, and Tacy Trowbridge of Adobe titled, “What Do Today’s Students Really Need to Succeed in the Future?” as well as present a solo seminar, “Save Time and Resources: Using … View More

Educause Seminar October 25th!

Coming to Educause in Anaheim? I will be leading a pre-conference seminar titled SEM01P-Save Time and Resources: Using Disruptive Technologies in Higher Education, at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, October 25-28 in Anaheim, California on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 12:30PM. Here is the session abstract: The creative economy. The sharing economy. Makerspaces. Digital distribution. The … View More

SimplifiED Summit as part of Innovation Week

I attended the SimplifiED Summit where I spoke on a panel titled, “The Cutting Edge Campus: Technology Integration Strategies for Higher Ed Institutions.” SimplifiED was a fantastic conference which brought together some great minds for a practical and productive conversation in an intimate setting. I am honored to have been invited and plan on attending … View More

Campus Technology 2015!

Campus Technology 2015 was a busy conference for me. I was honored to be named a Campus Tech July 2015 for a second time as Product Manager of Ball State Achievements. I also did my solo presentation “Book to App: Overcoming the Challenges of Disrupting Yourself” and co-presented alongside Scott Reinke about the Achievements program, … View More

2014 Annual Adobe Education Leader Institute

Leading Creative Learning: Perspectives from the Field – Panel Pip Cleaves, NSW Department of Education and Communities (moderator); Jonathan Blake Huer, Ball State University; Nancy Dick, Lake Washington Institute of Technology; Andy Phelps, Rochester Institute of Technology; and Jeff Larson, Balboa High School. From the official description: “Join this panel discussion on the challenges faced … View More

SXSWedu 2014

I was thrilled to present at SXSWedu 2014 on the Digital Corps: A Model for Midwest Student Success. The description from the SXSWedu program: Entering its 6th year, the Ball State University Digital Corps brings west coast startup culture to higher education. We create apps, videos, and other artifacts. But, we see our product as … View More

2013 Adobe Education Leaders Summer Institute

Another wonderful summer institute at Adobe Headquarters in San Jose, CA. The week started with an “Unconference” that was fantastic, continued with great learning from other educators and glimpses into Adobe’s future, and ended with a terrific design challenge that brought out some amazing ideas.

2013 Breakthrough Models Academy

I attended the in person portion of the 2013 Breakthrough Models Academy in July 2013. Quite simply, the goal is to improve education. We heard an amazing line up of speakers while our groups worked on creating our own breakthrough models to be presented at Educause 2013 in October. We all presented at the end … View More