Presentations

Conference Presentations

Rhode, J. (2018, May). Better together: Restructuring a teaching center with e-learning services. Presented at 2018 United States Distance Learning Association National Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Rhode, J. (2017, November). Reimagining institutional models for online program development and support. Presented at Online Learning Consortium Accelerate 2017, Orlando, FL.

Richter, S., Gowen, P., & Rhode, J. (2017, July). Digging deeper: Discovering how and why faculty use Blackboard Learn. Presented at the 2017 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Richter, S., Miller, T., & Rhode, J. (2017, April). Analyzing faculty motivation for using the learning management system. Presented at the Online Learning Consortium Innovate 2017 Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Rhode, J., Dysart, S., & Boncuore, C. (2017, March). Transitioning from operations to strategy: What the aspiring online leader needs to know. Presented at 102nd Annual University Professional and Continuing Education Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2016, November). Promise and perils of mobile streaming video using periscope. Presented at OLC Accelerate 2016, Orlando, FL.

Rhode, J., & Richter, S. (2016, July). The Blackboard Portfolio tool: Features, uses, and campus-wide implementation process. Presented at the 2016 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Rhode, J., Richter, S., & Geronimo, J. (2016, July). Blackboard Collaborate: Strategies and considerations for institutional adoption. Presented at the 2016 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Rhode, J., & Scheidenhelm, C. (2015, October). Hallmarks of excellence in online leadership. Presented at the 13th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Miller, T., Richter, S., & Rhode, J. (2015, October). An online teaching readiness self-assessment to guide faculty in a personalized framework of professional development. Presented at the 13th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Rhode, J. (2014, October). Designing competency-based self-paced online workshops for introducing faculty to online teaching technologies. Presented at the 20th Annual Online Learning Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.

Rhode, J., & Click, A. (2014, October). Where eLearning meets Faculty Development: Providing seamless online program development support services. Presented at the 12th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Rhode, J. (2014, October). Designing exemplary online courses in Blackboard. Presented at the 12th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Scheidenhelm, C., & Rhode, J. (2014, October). Contemporary issues in higher education and online learning. Presented at the 12th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Johnson, Y., & Rhode, J. (2015, October). The Blackboard portfolio tool: Features, uses and campus-wide implementation process. Presented at the 13th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Rhode, J., & Stange, M. (2014, July). Trends in online learning. Presented at the 2014 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV. | slides

Rhode, J. (2014, July). Being present and engaging students using Blackboard Video Everywhere. Presented at the 2014 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Rhode, J. (2014, April). Ready, set, record: Being present and engaging students online using YouTube. Presented at the 7th Annual Sloan Consortium International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Online Learning, Dallas, TX.

Rhode, J. (2013, November). Designing self-paced training modules as the foundation of online faculty certification. Presented at the 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.

Richter, S., Miller, T., & Rhode, J. (2013, October). Designing and developing a MOOC: Lessons from experience. Presented at the 11th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Rhode, J. (2013, July). Enterprise surveys and course evaluations: Features and considerations for institutional adoption. Presented at the 2013 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Rhode, J., & Richter, S. (2013, July). Offering online professional development for faculty using a cross-platform strategy. Presented at the 2013 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Rhode, J., & Richter, S. (2013, July). Lessons from tacos and pizza: The importance of 24/7 access for students. Presented at the 2013 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Rhode, J., & Geronimo, J. (2013, May). Offering online professional development for faculty using a cross-platform strategy. Presented at the 2013 Blackboard Never Stop Learning Tour, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2012, October). Best practices teaching with Twitter. Presented at the 10th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Rhode, J. (2012, October). Upgrading is not an uphill battle: How NIU easily transitioned to Blackboard Collaborate. Presented at the 10th Annual SLATE Conference, Naperville, IL.

Rhode, J. (2012, July). LMS Upgrade: Roadmap for successful implementation. Presented at the 2012 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Rhode, J., Moore, V., Arora, R. (2012, July). Northern Illinois University: Success with Blackboard Collaborate, Blackboard Learn, Blackboard Mobile, and more. Presented at the 2012 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Crawley, S., Lim, D., Rhode, J., Smith, R., Tao, D. (2012, July). Blackboard Collaborate upgrade panel. Presented at the 2012 Blackboard Collaborate Connections Summit, New Orleans, LA.

Boncuore, C., Rhode, J., Sadowski, K., & Tuttle, H. (2012, July). Rock on, SLATE! An up close look at how a Blackboard user group has impacted teaching, learning and support of technology in the midwest. Presented at the 2012 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Rhode, J. (2012, July). Have your cake and eat it too! Podcasting online faculty development programs using Blackboard Collaborate MP4 archives. Presented at the 2012 Blackboard Collaborate Connections Summit, New Orleans, LA. | slides

Rhode, J. (2011, November). Text messaging in online teaching: An online educator's journey. Presented at the 17th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning, Orlando, FL.

Rhode, J. (2011, November). Designing mobile-friendly courses. Presented at the 2011 College of Lake County Technology Conference, Grays Lake, IL.

Conlon, C., Rhode, J., Richter, S., & Urban, O. (2011, October). LMS upgrade: Roadmap for successful implementation. Presented at the 9th Annual SLATE Conference, Chicago, IL. | handout / links

Rhode, J. (2011, October). Teaching with iPads: Tips and techniques. Presented at the 2011 Illinois Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL.

Bowen, K., Rhode, J., & Zink, H. (2011, April). Mobile communication strategies. Presented at the Going Mobile in Higher Ed: International Online Conference 2011.

Rhode, J. (2011, April). Mobile microblogging: Easily share text, photos, audio, and video with a single app. Presented at the Mobile Learning Experience 2011, Phoenix, AZ.

Rhode, J. (2011, February). Social bookmarking: Keep track of and share your online favorites using diigo. Presented at the 2011 Urban Teachers Conference, Concordia University Chicago, Chicago, IL./p>

Stark, C., Scheidenhelm, C., Christophero, M., & Rhode, J. (2010, October). e-Portfolios: Why and how. Presented the at the 8th Annual SLATE Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2010, September). Social bookmarking 2.0: Research, share and collaborate online using diigo. Presented at the 2010 Illinois Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL.

Rhode, J. (2010, March). Podcasting online faculty development workshops using Wimba Classroom. Presented at Wimba Connect 2010, Orlando, FL.

Rhode, J., & Richter, S. (2009, October) Blogger beware: Teaching with blogs best practices. Presented at the 7th SLATE Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2008, November). Using educational social software to foster socially constructed self-paced learning. Presented at the 2008 Association for Educational Communication and Technology International Convention, Orlando, FL. | slides | 

Rhode, J. (2008, May). The chicken or the Elgg? Developing a socially constructed self-paced learning environment. Presented at the 2008 Sloan-C International Symposium on Emerging Technology Applications for Online Learning, Carefree, AZ.

Rhode, J. (2008, April). Review of effective web 2.0 technology and best practices for instruction. Presented at the 2009 ITL Virtual Conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Rhode, J. (2008, April). Google everything: Review of Google tools for teaching and learning. Presented at the 2009 ITL Virtual Conference at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Rhode, J., & Constant, S. (2008, October). Trends in education and technology: Best practices in online instruction. Presented at the 6th Annual SLATE Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2007, October). Web 2.0 gizmos and gadgets: Moving beyond the walls of Blackboard. Presented at the 5th Annual SLATE Conference, Chicago, IL.

Cabrera, D., Krishnamurthi, M., & Rhode, J. (2007, June). Promoting research mentoring and collaboration through flash-based role simulation. Presented at the Ed-Media 2007 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, Vancouver, BC.

Cabrera, D., Krishnamurthi, M., & Rhode, J. (2007, April). Promoting responsible conduct of research through online quick guides. Presented at the 10th Annual Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference, West Lafayette, IN.

Rhode, J. (2006, October). The RSS revolution: Using blogs and podcasts to distribute learning content. Presented at the 4th Annual SLATE Conference, Chicago, IL. 

Scheidenhelm, C. S. & Rhode, J. (2006, March). Collaborative technology support: Can't we all just get along? Presented at the Educause Midwest Regional Conference 2006, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2005, Oct. 28). Two sides of the coin: Preparing students for online learning. Presented at the 3rd Annual SLATE Conference, Chicago, IL.

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Invited Presentations and Workshops

This list does not include over 300 regular faculty develop programs presented with the Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center at Northern Illinois University since 2004.

Rhode, J. (2016, December). Selecting the best technology tools for teaching and learning: From Theory to Practice. Webinar presentation for Blackboard Certified Trainer Community.

Rhode, J. (2014, September). Flipping not flopping: Infusing active learning in blended and online courses. Keynote presentation at the 2014 St. Mary's University of Minnesota Fall Faculty Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Rhode, J. (2014, February). Mobile online support strategies for serving today’s connected online students.  Presented at Symposium for Online Program Coordinators at University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL. 

Rhode, J. (2014, January). Online course design: Strategies for success.  Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Rhode, J. (2014, January). Technology tools and tips for your teaching toolbox.  Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Rhode, J. & Gowen, P. (2013, November). Teaching with technology: Tools, tips, and techniques. Presented at Illinois Sociological Association Annual Meeting at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.

Rhode, J. (2013, June). Blended course design: Strategies for success. Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Rhode, J. (2013, May). Maintaining momentum: Successful faculty development strategies for supporting Blackboard upgrades. Concurrent session presentation at the 2013 Blackboard Product Development Offsite, Reston, VA.

Rhode, J. (2012, August). Using web 2.0 tools in the classroom to engage and inspire students. Presented at Chicago State University, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2012, July). Next level blended course design: Tips, tools, and techniques. Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Rhode, J. (2012, July). Blended course design: Strategies for success. Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Rhode, J. (2012, June). LMS upgrade: Roadmap for successful implementation. Presented to Blackboard Upgrade Cohort.

Rhode, J. (2012, February). Teaching with iPads: Tips and techniques. Presented to Northern Illinois University graduate course, ETT 590 – iPads in the Classroom.

Rhode, J. (2012, January). Text messaging with your students while maintaining privacy. Presented online to Excellence in e-Education.

Nicholson, H., & Rhode, J. (2011, December). Introduction to RSS, Facebook, and Twitter. Presented to the Center for NGO Leadership and Development at Northern Illinois University.

Nicholson, H., & Rhode, J. (2011, November). Social media 101: Understanding the posts, tweets, and information sharing phenomenon. Presented to the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL. 

Rhode, J. (2011, November). Technologies for teaching and learning. Presented at Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL.

Rhode, J. (2011, November). NIU Blackboard faculty support plan. Presented to Blackboard Upgrade Cohort.

Rhode, J. (2011, September). Teaching with iPads: Tips and techniques. Presented at Chicago State University, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2011, July). Blended course design: Strategies for success. Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Rhode, J., & DiGennaro, J. (2011, May). Expand reach and drive efficiency with Blackboard Learn. Presented online for Blackboard Webinar Series.

Rhode, J. (2010, July). Blended course design: Strategies for success. Presented at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.

Rhode, J. (2010, June). Online education: Past, present, and future. Presented at the 2010 Assemblies of God Faculty Seminar, Springfield, MO.

Rhode, J. (2010, June). Teaching with technology: Trends, tools, and tips. Presented at the 2010 Assemblies of God Faculty Seminar, Springfield, MO.

Rhode, J. (2010, May). Social bookmarking 2.0: Research, share and collaborate online using diigo. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2010, May). Advanced Twitter tips, tricks and tools. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2010, May). Intro to microblogging using Twitter. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2010, April). Podcasting online faculty development programs. Wimba Distinguished Lecture.

Cabrera, D., Richter, S., Rhode, J., & Urban, O. (2010, March). Blended course design: Strategies for success.  Presented at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Rhode, J. (2009, December). Creating more engaging courses using Blackboard 9 communication and assessment tools. Presented at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biomedicine, Kansas City, MO.

Rhode, J. (2009. June). Online assessment strategies in Blackboard. Presented at DePaul Online Teaching Series, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2009, May). Web 2.0 gizmos and gadgets. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2009, May). Mastering micro-blogging. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2009, May). Quick and simple creation of educational tutorials. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2009, May). Getting started creating web pages with Google Sites. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2008, June). Media mashups.  Presented at Faculty Summer Institute, Governors State University, University Park, IL.

Rhode, J. (2008, May). Getting started creating web pages with Google Page Creator.  Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2008, May). Introduction to social bookmarking. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2008, May). Mastering micro-blogging. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2008, May). Media mashups using Kaltura. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2007, June). Blackboard 7.2 gradebook. Presented at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2007, June). Blackboard 7.2 tests and surveys. Presented at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2007, June). Blackboard 7.2 gradebook. Presented at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2007, June). Blackboard 7.2 tests and surveys. Presented at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2007, May). Personal learning environments. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2007, May). Introduction to social bookmarking. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2006, August). Online assessment to facilitate teaching and learning. Presented at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2006, July). Online assessment to facilitate teaching and learning. Presented at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2006, June). Online assessment to facilitate teaching and learning. Presented at Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Rhode, J. (2005, September). Blackboard assessment tools. Presented at Faculty Fall In-service, Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, PA.

Rhode, J. (2005, September). Blackboard gradebook tools. Presented at Presented at Faculty Fall In-service, Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, PA.

Rhode, J. (2005, August). Mastering the control panel in Blackboard. Presented at Faculty Summer In-service, Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, PA.

Rhode, J. (2005, August). Redesigning course materials for online delivery. Presented at Faculty Summer In-service, Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, PA.

Rhode, J. (2005, August). Overview of online teaching. Presented at Faculty Summer In-service, Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, PA.

Rhode, J. (2005, August). Blackboard overview. Presented at Faculty Summer In-service, Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, PA.

Rhode, J. (2005, May). Introduction to Macromedia Fireworks. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Scheidenhelm, C. L., & Rhode, J. (2005, May). Building academic communities using online discussion. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Rhode, J. (2005, May). When Google doesn't find it: Web search strategies for the classroom. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Scheidenhelm, C. L., & Rhode, J. (2005, May). Blackboard basics II: The instructor's view. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

Scheidenhelm, C. L., & Rhode, J. (2005, May). Blackboard basics I: The student's view. Presented at Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching Technologies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

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Posters and Exhibits

Miller, T., Richter, S., & Rhode, J. (2016, November). Designing personalized online teaching professional development through self-assessment. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Professional and Organizational Development Network Conference, Louisville, KY.

Rhode, J. (2014, July). ETT 510: Instructional media and technology. Poster presented at the 2014 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Rhode, J. & Richter, S. (2013, July). Cross-platform strategy for staff development. Poster presented at the 2013 Blackboard World Educational Technology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Cabrera, D., Krishnamurthi, M., & Rhode, J. (2006, October). Promoting responsible peer review and publishing through interactive e-learning experience. Poster presented at the Responsible Conduct of Research Expo, Quebec City, Quebec.

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Invited Keynote Sessions at Conferences

Rhode, J. (2018, March). Approaching the bleeding edge: Possibilities and practices for learning technology integration. Keynote presentation at the 2018 Distance Learning Conference, Elgin Community College, Elgin, IL.

Rhode, J. (2013, March). Social teaching strategies for engaging today's active learner. Keynote presentation at the 2013 Western Illinois University Symposium on Teaching, Research and Creative Activities, Macomb, IL.

Rhode, J. (2012, July). Teaching online in the mobile age. Keynote presentation at the 2012 Missouri Distance Learning Association Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Rhode, J. (2011, November). Teaching and learning in the mobile age. Keynote presentation at the 2011 College of Lake County Technology Conference, Grays Lake, IL

Contact

Jason Rhode
Phone: 815-753-2475
Email: jrhode@niu.edu
Blog: jasonrhode.com/blog
Office: AD 318

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