About the Speakers and Panelists
Kathleen Margaret Lant, California State University at Hayward | Steven J. McDonald, Ohio State University | Burks Oakley, University of Illinois | Barbara O'Keefe, University of Michigan | Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Illinois State University
Kathleen Lant's degrees are in English and Educational Technology. For sixteen years she was a Professor of English at California Polytechnic State University, where she served for three years as the College of Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Coordinator. Her current position as University Instructional Technology Coordinator at California State University at Hayward allows her both to develop online programs and to work with Hayward faculty in exploring new strategies for enhancing teaching with technology. Her publications include work on linguistics, literary collaboration, Louisa May Alcott, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Stephen King, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Sylvia Plath, Tennessee Williams, Kate Chopin, and online teaching and learning. She has taught technical and professional writing, she has worked as a technical editor, and she worked for U.S. Military Intelligence as a technical writer and translator.
Find Out before You Start: (.pdf)
Information Literacy and Teaching with Technology: (.pdf)
Preparing Students for an Online Class or Online Class Component: (.pdf)
Rethinking Our Teaching as We Safeguard Our Values: (.pdf)
Creative Project, Part 1: (.pdf)
Creative Project, Part 2: (.pdf)
Creative Project, Part 3: (.pdf)
Creative Project, Part 4: (.pdf)
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Steven J. McDonald is an Associate Legal Counsel at The Ohio State
University, where 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. Before he came to Ohio
State, he was in private practice at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue,
where he represented CompuServe in Cubby v. CompuServe, the
first online libel case. He also has taught courses in
Internet law at Ohio State's College of Law and at Capital University
Law School, and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the
National Association of College and University Attorneys. He
received his A.B. from Duke University in 1982 and his J.D. from The
Yale Law School in 1985.
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Barbara J. O'Keefe is Professor of Communication Studies and Dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University. She earned her A.B., A.M., and Ph.D. in Speech Communication at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She held faculty positions at Wayne State University, Pennsylvania State University, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at Northwestern.
Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe is the Library Instruction Coordinator and an
Associate Professor at Milner Library, Illinois State University, in
Normal, Illinois. In this role, Lisa provides leadership for an
extensive and growing library instruction program including tours, open
workshops, and course-integrated sessions which currently provides
approximately 800 sessions annually. An avid collaborator, Lisa works
closely with campus course coordinators for general education courses,
one-on-one with individual faculty, and with her librarian colleagues.
She is also an active member of the Association of College and Research
Libraries. She is currently the chair of the Information Literacy
Advisory Committee, a member of the Best Practices in Information
Literacy Adviosry Panel, an elected Member-At-Large for the Instruction
Section, and a member of the Focusing on the Future Task Force.