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Old Dominion University 2021 PACE Institute

Setting the PACE: Learning Through Innovation


April 7, 2021
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Virtual
Cost: $99
(Special discount for members of the ODU Community)

The Program Acceleration for Collaborative Entrepreneurship, (PACE) was launched in May 2019. At that time, three entrepreneurial trailblazers in the fields of education, business, and industry offered an invitation-only event to faculty and administrators at ODU. Michael Morris, Jeff Stamp, and David Newton inspired over 75 attendees to dream big and do the work.

PACE 2021 continues to encourage community and campus engagement with innovative practices and entrepreneurship. Join us for an informative, experiential, and entertaining day to listen, learn, and share.

Topics covered, include:

  • An introduction to Heutagogy
  • Navigating Safely in Virtual Spaces
  • Social Entrepreneurship in the Community
  • Lessons Learned from a Global Pandemic
  • Experiential Learning in a Virtual Space
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality Made Easy


Who should attend?

The Institute is open teaching and administrative faculty from higher education, community colleges and K-12 institutions. This event counts as 0.8 CEUS.


The event page with Zoom links will be shared via email on April 5th. For additional questions, please email pace@odu.edu.



Keynote Address: Heutagogy in Formal Education: Building Competency, and Capability with Technology.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Helen Crompton, is an Associate Professor of Instructional Technology at Old Dominion University. With a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education and Technology in Education, she focuses her research on technology integration and learning with technologies, such as mobile devices, artificial intelligence, virtual/mixed/augmented reality. She is the director of the Technology Enhanced Learning Lab (TELL), the Virtual Reality Lab and Dr. Crompton is the CEO of Crompton Consulting. The United Nations has recognized Dr. Crompton as one of nine leading mobile learning experts in the world. Learn More

Keyword: Heutagogy... It's not just about students learning. It is about teaching them to think.

Dr. Crompton, along with her ODU colleagues will explore this concept in Education throughout the day.


Morning Session

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Track 1: Research Track 2: Community Track 3: Curriculum
8:00 a.m. SET-UP: Zoom link opens at 8:15am
8:30 a.m. Institute Launch: Nancy Grden
8:40 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. Opening Plenary: Dr. Helen Crompton (30 minutes) with Q&A to follow wiht Cathy Lewis
Heutagogy in Formal Education: Building Competency, and Capability with Technology
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. iHelp (Intelligent Holistic Emergency Logistics Platform)
By: Ghaith Rabadi
Walking the Walk: Building Entrepreneurial Skills and Conducting Community Outreach Through Student Led Walking Tours
By: Cathleen Rhodes
Creating Augmented Realities: Amplifying Course Concepts with BlippAR
By: Megan Mize
10:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Re-focusing University Landscapes on Women
By: Annette Finley-Croswhite
An Eager Stable of Volunteers: Thinking Entrepreneurially with a Service-Oriented Student Organization
By: Brendan O'Hallarn
Entrepreneurship in Human Services and Non-profit Fundraising
By: Frank Scaringello
Business French: Gateway to International Entrepreneurship
By: Peter Schulman
Bridging Perspectives: Infusing Principles of Executive Attention using Innovative Interprofessional Approaches to Improve Learning Outcomes
By: Anne Michalek
11:30 a.m. - 12p.m.
The Enabling Power of Information Security & Privacy
with Doug Streit, Kate Rhodes) (30 minutes - 15 minutes presentation + Q&A/discussion with Helen Crompton)

Safely Navigating the Digital Landscape with Doug Streit
Questions and Discussions with Dr. Helen Crompton

5-10 Minute Break
Noon Entertainment
12:10 p.m. Lunch Plenary: Dr. Helen Crompton


Agency, Digital Citizenship, and Artificial Intelligence
Giovanna Genard and Raul Briceno
(25 Minutes)
REYES: Repairing the broken pipelines in STEM-H

Afternoon Session


Track 1: Research Track 2: Community Track 3: Curriculum
1:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.

Open time for reviewing Asynchronous Video Submissions:

Adapting Classroom Creativity Exercises for Engineering Distance Learning Students (Holly Handley)

The Raspberry Pi Teaching Mine, Hands-on Projects (Ayman Elmesalami)

Tiny Computers Make a Big Impact (Soad Ibrahim)

1:40 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. Open Q&A with Asynchronous Presenters
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. How Signals of Existing Funding Sources Moderate Gender Effects on Business Accelerator Acceptance
By: Jing Zhang, Matthew Farrell, Fatemeh, Veronika Ermilina
Leveraging Collaborative Communities of Practice to Expand Clinical Competency
By: Patricia Laverdure
Entrepreneurial Play: Incorporating Creativity into the Entrepreneurial Classroom through Games and Game-based Learning
By: Kevin Moberly, Margaret Konkol, Delores Phillip
Mapping the Maritime Landscape of Hampton Roads: What is Past is Prologue
By: Tom Allen, George McLeod, Chris Davis
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Preparing to Negotiate Online
By: Aaron Arndt
Empathy for Action in a Design Community
By: John Baaki
Innovate Monarchs: Using Design Thinking to Harness Innovation and Creativity with Students
By: Karen Sanzo, Jennifer Grimm
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Heutagogy in Gaming WrapUp:
Kevin Moberly and Lisa Mayes
4:30 p.m. Wrap Up with Helen Crompton and Cathy Lewis / Q&A Session

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