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Judy Borreson Caruso

Judy Borreson Caruso

University of Wisconsin-Madison & EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR)

 

Monday, May 22 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Presentation Description
What are the information technology uses and skills of undergraduate students, how does their use of these technologies contribute to their undergraduate experience, and how does IT add to their learning? Answers to these questions are provided by 18,039 students at 63 higher education institutions in their responses to surveys for the 2005 ECAR study. Comparisons are also made between ECAR 2004 and 2005 study results

Biography
Judy Borreson Caruso is a Research Fellow with the EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) and Director of Policy and Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been involved in information technology for more than 25 years at UW-Madison. An ECAR fellow since July 2002, she has participated in enterprise resource planning (ERP), IT security and student studies. She served as one of two principal investigators of the ECAR Study of Students and Information Technology, 2005: Convenience, Connection, Control, and Learning. Judy has also authored an ECAR Research Bulletin on policy development and is currently working on one focusing on student experiences with course management systems.



Steven J. McDonald

Steven J. McDonald

Rhode Island School of Design

 

Wednesday, May 24 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Presentation Description
Don't know a copyright from a right-click-copy?  Assume that every "educational" use is also a "fair" one?  Think that all that law stuff is just plain boring?  WRONG!  Come to this session to gain an understanding of basic copyright principles as they apply in the context of higher education generally and web-enhanced education specifically.  It'll actually be fun and interesting, and, as a special bonus, every attendee will leave with at least one copyright to his or her name!

Biography
Steven J. McDonald is General Counsel at the Rhode Island School of Design and previously served as Associate Legal Counsel at The Ohio State University. He has handled a number of Internet-related legal matters, ranging from alleged infringements of copyrighted materials on student web pages to investigations of computer break-ins to an e-mail death threat to Socks the cat. He began his legal career in private practice at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, where he represented CompuServe in Cubby v. CompuServe, the first online libel case, and he also has taught courses in Internet law at Ohio State's College of Law and at Capital University Law School. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and is the editor of NACUA's The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: A Legal Compendium. He received his A.B. from Duke University in 1982 and his J.D. from The Yale Law School in 1985.


Linda P.B. Katehi

Dr. Linda P.B. Katehi

University of Illinois at Urbana Campaign

 

Thursday, May 25 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Presentation Description

Biography
Linda Katehi is the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana Campaign, former John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, and former Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan.

As a faculty member, Professor Katehi has focused her research on the development and characterization of three-dimensional integration and packaging of integrated circuits with particular emphasis on MEMS devices, high-Q evanescent mode filters and the theoretical and experimental study planar circuits for hybrid-monolithic and monolithic oscillator, amplifier, and mixer applications. Professor Katehi has been the author and co-author of 9 book chapters, 190 published articles in refereed journals, and 385 papers in symposia proceedings.

She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a member of the Nominations Committee for the National Medal of Technology, a member of the Kauffman national panel for Enterpreuriaship, a member of the NSF Advisory Committee to the Engineering Directorate and numerous other engineering and scientific committees.

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