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ITS Tech Talks Happen Virtually!

Posted by: Jessica Nerren
April 14, 2020

You are invited to join the ITS TechTalks event happening virtually today starting at 10 am with opening remarks from President Morales. Please see link and program information below:


Virtual ITS Tech Talks 2020

Faculty and Staff Event | No Registration Needed

Webinar link:

Event Agenda:

General Session

10:00              Welcome and Opening Remarks

                        -President Tomás D. Morales

                        -CIO and VP for ITS, Dr. Samuel Sudhakar 

10:05              Keynote Speaker

                        -Department Chair and Professor, Dr. Montgomery Van Wart

Faculty Panel Discussion 

10:30              Faculty Panel Discussion: Online Education During Unprecedented Times
11:00               Open Forum: Q&A         


                        -Dr. Mihaela Popescu, ATI Faculty Associate and Professor in Communication Studies


                        -Dr. Craig Seal, Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration 

                        -Dr. Oraib Mango, College of Arts & Letters 

                        -Dr. Sharon Kalkoske, College of Education 

                        -Dr. Bibiana Diaz, College of Arts & Letters

Just-in-Time Demonstration

11:25               Everything you need to consider when recording your own video lectures for your online class 

                        -Presenter: Jaquai Patterson, Videographer

11:45               Create video lessons with assessments using Playposit 

                        -Presenter: Liz Viramontes, Instructional Designer                  

Student Panel Discussion 

12:10               Student Panel Discussion: The Student Perspective; The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in Online Education
12:40              Open Forum: Q&A 


                        -Dr. Mihaela Popescu, ATI Faculty Associate and Professor in Communication Studies


                        -Shane Burrell, CSUSB Student

                        -Loydie Burmah, CSUSB Student

                        -Gary Lopatynski, CSUSB Student

Just-in-Time Demonstration

 1:05                Enhancing Social Presence Using Voice Thread in Online Education

                        -Presenter: Ron Friedman, Instructional Designer

 1:30                Free Software Downloads 

                        -Presenter: CSUSB Technology Support Center (TSC)  


1:55                 Closing Remarks


Event Managers

ATI Assistant Director - ITS Tech Talks Event Lead - James Trotter

ITS Tech Talks Event Lead - Tracy Medrano

James Trotter and Tracy Medrano oversee and organize the annual ITS Tech Talks expo at CSU San Bernardino. They bring together a diverse group of leading technology experts, vendors, innovative educators, design specialists, and solution providers focused on teaching and learning technologies for a one-day event open to CSU faculty and staff.