Sponsored Series

Sponsored series, organized by innovative institutions and organizations, provide a forum for attendees to explore specific strategies, practices, tools and content intended to enhance and modernize teaching and learning. These sessions help drive community conversation and collaborate, March 3-6, and are open to all SXSWedu badge holders.

SXSWedu 2013 Sponsored Series by Robert Santos

Educating & Innovating Series
hosted by The University of Texas at Austin

Innovative Partnerships: Extending the Reach of the University
Catherine Stacy (The University of Texas at Austin)
Harrison Keller (The University of Texas at Austin)
James Pennebaker (The University of Texas at Austin)
Julie Schell (The University of Texas at Austin)

MOOCs: Effective Vehicles for Learning
Daniel Bonevac (The University of Texas at Austin)
Holly Custard (The University of Texas at Austin)
Jonathan Valvano (The University of Texas at Austin)
Michael Starbird (The University of Texas at Austin)

Social Learning and the Future of the Residential Experience
Brent Iverson (The University of Texas at Austin)
Cynthia Labrake (The University of Texas at Austin)
David Vanden Bout (The University of Texas at Austin)
David Laude (The University of Texas at Austin)

HigherEdNext Series
hosted by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

50 Shades of Adaptive Learning - An Honest Debate
Adam Newman (Education Growth Advisors)
Alan Drimmer (Apollo Group)
Eric Frank (Acrobatiq)
Rahim Rajan (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

Adaptive Learning Goes Live
Jeff Snell (Alvarez & Marsal)
Douglas Walcerz (Essex County College)
Kevin Bell (Northeastern University)
Marco Molinaro (UC Davis)

Adopting MOOCs on Campus
MJ Bishop (University System of Maryland)
Shoshana Brassfield (Frostburg State University)
Joseph Pitula (University of Maryland Eastern Shore)
Rebecca Griffiths (ITHAKA)

Clicking Your Way to College Success
Keith Frome (College Summit)

How Media Shapes Your Perception of Technology
Louis Soares (American Council on Education)
Paul Fain (Inside Higher Ed)
Anya Kamenetz (Fast Company)
Betsy Corcoran (EdSurge)

Online Instruction at Scale: Emerging Trends
Deb Bushway (Capella University)
Maria Andersen (Area9)
Steve Joordens (University of Toronto)
James Pennebaker (The University of Texas at Austin)

Show Me What You Learned
Stacey Clawson (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)
Matthew Pittinsky (Parchment Inc)
Adam Newman (Education Growth Advisors)
Karen Vignare (University of Maryland University College)

Students in Higher Education: The New Normal
Mark Milliron (Civitas Learning Inc)
Parminder Jassal (ACT Foundation)
Ray Martinez (WGU Texas)
George Tang (Educate Texas)

Technologies to Improve College Completion
Jeff Snell (Alvarez & Marsal)
Melissa Biegert (Austin Community College)
Mark Amos (Southern Illinois University)
Kenneth Pierce (University of Texas at San Antonio)

The Search for Margin in a MOOC World
Rick Staisloff (rpkGROUP)
Peter Stokes (Northeastern University)
Jason Stoffer (Maveron)
Chase Jarvis (creativeLIVE)

Solve for Tomorrow Series
hosted by Samsung

Round 1 of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Finals
David Boone (Harvard)
Tacy Trowbridge (Adobe)
Melissa Jones (Adobe)
Ann Woo (Samsung)

Round 2 of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Finals
David Boone (Harvard)
Tacy Trowbridge (Adobe)
Melissa Jones (Adobe)
Ann Woo (Samsung)

Round 3 of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow National Finals
David Boone (Harvard)
Tacy Trowbridge (Adobe)
Melissa Jones (Adobe)
Ann Woo (Samsung)

Project Share Series
hosted by the Texas Education Agency

Learning from Project Share Champions
Amy Martinez (Martha Raines High School)
David Lehman (MacArthur Senior High School)
Erika Rodriguez (Aldine Middle School)

Local Authorization for Texas’ Digital Ecosystem
Hugh Norwood (Trinity Education Group)
Clyde Boyer (Trinity Education Group)

Project Share: An Expanding Ecosystem of Digital Resources
Kerry Ballast (Texas Education Agency)
Hugh Norwood (Trinity Education Group)
Clyde Boyer (Trinity Education Group)

Supporting ELL Success through Project Share
Susie Coultress (Texas Education Agency)
Yvette Gomez (Region 20 Education Service Center)
Kerry Ballast (Texas Education Agency)