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june 3, 2005 online session
3:00 - 5:00 pm us/pacific
6:00 - 8:00 pm us/eastern

session 75
crossing geography, culture, & time with technology - engaging in women's and gender history @ the turn of the 21st century

This hands-on technology presentation offers gender and women's history scholars an opportunity to expand their use of new media and to experience cutting-edge technology.

about the session

The presentation format allows Berkshire Conference participants in a Macintosh training lab at Scripps College to experience cutting-edge technology as they learn about best practices from remote colleagues 3000 miles away. Facilitated by Ellen Wagner in San Francisco, CA, this presentation is a Breeze Live online meeting with five participants. The remote presenters are Susan Kullmann, participating from the Berks Conference session in Claremont, CA; Christine Madsen, participating from Harvard University in Boston, MA; Kelly Schrum, joining from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA; and Nancy Parker, chairing the session from the Steele 5 Lab on the Scripps College campus in Claremont, CA. The presenters - and the presentation itself - demonstrate how to use technology in creative ways to enhance teaching and learning.

session schedule

3:05 pm pacific / 6:05 pm eastern
Nancy Parker (chair), Director of Information Technology, Scripps College
Welcome and introductions

3:15 pacific/ 6:15 eastern
Ellen D. Wagner, Director of Global Higher Education, Macromedia, Inc.
Using Macromedia Breeze for Distributed Teaching and Learning

3:25 pacific/ 6:25 eastern
Christine Madsen, Manager, The Open Collections Program, Harvard University
The Women Working digital collection from Harvard University Library's Open Collections Program
Overview of Harvard's Women Working virtual collection (http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/) and how it can be used for research and teaching.

3:55 pacific/ 6:55 eastern
Kelly Schrum, Director of Educational Projects Center for History and New Media and Assistant Research Professor, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University
Breaking Boundaries: Bringing Online Primary Sources on Women and Gender into World History Classrooms
Ways to utilize the wealth of primary sources available online to teach about gender and women in world history based on the Women in World History ( http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh) web site.

4:25 pacific/ 7:25 eastern
Susan Kullmann, Research Scholar, UCLA Center for the Study of Women and Managing Director, DoctorGeek
Online Technology Resources and Training for Gender and Women's History Scholars

Overview of this FeministGeek.com web site, a site dedicated to facilitating gender and women's history scholars' use of the web and new media in their research, teaching, and professional activities. The berks05 blog created during this session is here.

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about the presenters

Susan Kullmann, Ph.D. (on-site presenter)
Research Scholar, UCLA Center for the Study of Women
and Managing Director, DoctorGeek
Susan Kullmann is an historian, web designer, trainer, and consultant with more than twenty years experience in higher education, eight working in instructional technology and academic computing and fifteen in college teaching. Dr. Kullmann's prior career as a university administrator and instructor included positions at Cal Poly Pomona as Director of the Faculty Computing Support Center, Faculty Associate in the Faculty Center for Professional Development, and instructor of online, hybrid, and traditional courses in history, interdisciplinary general education, ethnic and women's studies, and liberal studies; at Claremont McKenna College as an educational technologist; and at California State University, Long Beach as a history and women's studies instructor.
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Christine Madsen (remote presenter)
Manager of the Open Collections Program, Harvard University
Christine Madsen joined the Open Collections Program in April of 2003. Prior to her appointment at Harvard she served at the Art and Architecture Library at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), as digital image reserves coordinator/head of slide acquisitions/slide cataloger and slide production manager. She also served as a technical consultant on the ArtSTOR and UCAI projects. In 2003, she received a fellowship from the Digital Library Federation to attend their Fall Forum.
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Nancy Parker (on-site chair)
Director of Information Technology, Scripps College
Nancy Parker provides technological leadership, management, strategic planning and coordination for a broad range of information technologies at the College in support of teaching and learning, scholarly and creative activity, and administrative functions.  She provides vision and unified direction for the use of technology across the College; designs, implements and manages a college computer network; and provides information technology support to support and enhance teaching and learning, scholarly and creative activity, and administrative functions. Her responsibilities include strategic planning, policy and standards development, capital and operating budget oversight.
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Kelly Schrum, Ph.D. (remote presenter)
Director of Educational Projects, Center for History and New Media
and Assistant Research Professor, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University
Kelly Schrum has been involved with teaching history with technology at George Mason University since 2000 through her teaching, leadership in the Center for History and New Media, and numerous grants and publications. Dr. Schrum's remote presentation, Breaking Boundaries: Bringing Online Primary Sources on Women and Gender into World History Classrooms" will be based on Women in World History (http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh), a web site that she is developing at the Center for History and New Media.
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Ellen D. Wagner, Ph.D. (remote participant/facilitator)
Director of Global Higher Education, Macromedia, Inc.
Before joining Macromedia, Ellen Wagner was Chief Learning Officer for Viviance AG new education, a Swiss elearning company with offices in 12 European and North American countries. She was Chief Learning Officer and Vice President of Consulting Services with Informania, Inc. before its acquisition by Viviance AG. Dr. Wagner’s prior career as a tenured university professor and administrator featured positions as Associate Professor and Chair of the Educational Technology Program, Academic Affairs Coordinator of Instructional and Research Technologies, and Director of Western Institute for Distance Education at the University of Northern Colorado. She was also Visiting Scholar and Project Director at the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunication, Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education. Wagner has published over 75 articles and book chapters on topics dealing with learning and instructional design, distance learning and elearning, and she has delivered hundreds of juried and invited presentations at international, national and regional conferences.
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Special thanks Macromedia - especially to Ellen Wagner for setting up and archiving this session, and to John Schuman for exceptional technical support of this Breeze Live presentation.

See the Request For Participation web site for this session here.

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