2009 Track Sessions

Here are the tracks that will be happening throughout the 2009 NM TIE Conference.




Thursday, October 22nd

Friday, October 23rd


For full details of each session please visit the session details page


Thursday, October 22nd


Room 2

Room 3

Room 4A

Room 4B

8:10 am - 8:55 am

Cisco - Coming to a Classroom Near You

Presented by: Cisco Systems

Virtualization in Education with Citrix - Citrix delivers applications to fit the demands and lifestyles of today’s students

Presented by: Advanced Network Management & Citrix

The Virtual Schoolhouse Solution from CDS

Presented by: Commercial Data Systems

Bridgewave Gigabit “Wireless Fiber” Solutions for Education

Presented by: Integrity Networking Systems, Inc.

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Running a Records Management Program
Presented by: Lesa Richardson, NM School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Qwest Metro Optical Ethernet & Qwest MPLS Network solutions

Presented by: Qwest

Summer Technology Camp
Presented by: Ryan Chaney and Brenda Richardson & Pricilla Barrera, Lordsburg Municipal Schools|
Vern Richardson, Animas Public Schools
11:40 am -12:20 pm

The Marzano Promethean ActivClassroom Study

Presented by: Technology Integration Group

Qwest Hosted Unified Communications Service (HUCS)

Presented by: Qwest

Wimba Pronto - Instant Messaging for Education

Presented by: Wimba

12:35 pm - 1:20 pm

Google for Educators
Presented by: Cynthia S. Medina, NM State University

Winning Strategies to Reduce Costs – Part 1: Building Success with Visual Communication through the Cloud

Presented by: Ardham Technologies, Inc. & Tandberg

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Communicating in the 21st Century
Presented by: Shelley Amator and Beth Dalton, San Juan College

Winning Strategies to Reduce Costs – Part 2: Ardham & Dell Virtualization with Cloud Computing

Presented by: Ardham Technologies, Inc. & Dell

New Learning Communities: A Theoretical Framework
Presented by: Holly Rae Bemis-Schurtz, NM State University-RETA

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm How we Saved Costs and Simplified Our Lives with Server Virtualization
Presented by: Rio Rancho Public Schools Information Technology Department

21st Century Online Learning Environment

Presented by: Mick de los Santos, Wimba

New Learning Communities: Practical Applications

Presented by: Julia Parra, NM State University

3:55 pm - 4:40 pm

Using InfoPath forms and Outlook 2007 as a portal for managing information and business data

Presented by: Rajaa Shindi, Dona Ana Community College

Reduce the IT Cost Per Pupil and Enable your Teachers and Staff

Presented by: LANDesk Software

CANCELLED - Role of ICT in Enhancing Education in Developing Countries
Presented by: Jon K. Price, Intel® Corporation



Room 5

Room 6

8:10 am - 8:55 am

Workflow: When, Why, and How, An overview and discussion of Workflow functionality, best practices and implementation methodologies

Presented by: Strata Information Group

10:30 am - 11:15 am Leveraging IT to Develop Knowledge Workers (roundtable discussion)
Presented by: Erica Grong, University of New Mexico
11:40 am -12:20 pm  

Workflow: When, Why, and How, An overview and discussion of Workflow functionality, best practices and implementation methodologies

Presented by: Strata Information Group

12:35 pm -1:20 pm NMCIO Annual Fall Meeting
Facilitated by: Ken Moore, Truth or Consequences Schools
No Limits: Building Professional Collaboration Through Wikis
Presented by: Sandy Johnson & Amy Jaramillo, IDEAL-NM

Open Content: Share, Remix, Learn

Presented by: Karen Fasimpaur, K12 Open Ed

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm   IT takes a Village to Learn
Presented by: Machell Day, San Juan College
Located: Room 5
Project GUTS: Growing Up Thinking Scientifically
Presented by: Irene A. Lee, Project GUTS Institution: Santa Fe Institute
Location: Room 6
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm   Twitter in Education: Considerations & Possibilities
Presented by: Holly Rae Bemis-Schurtz & Laura Grant, NM State University
Success: Many Voices, Many Faces
Presented by: Sandy Johnson, & Amy Jaramillo, IDEAL-NM
3:55 pm - 4:40 pm   Bargain Basement Media Stories
Presented by: D. Lynn Lane, San Juan College
Applications of an Online Social Presence Rubric to Improve Learning Outcomes
Presented by: Mark Pugsley, Albuquerque Public Schools


Friday, October 23rd

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4A

Room 4B

8:40 am - 9:25 am

Land of the Lost: Mapping a Plan of Support for Faculty and Students in an Online World
Presented by: Paula Wallace and Lorie Mitchell, NM State University-Carlsbad

Moving Beyond the Classroom to Explore a World Rich with Cultural Content Made Available Through Distance Learning Technologies"

Presented by GCI

9:30 am - 10:15 am

“How does IT at your institution compare to peer institutions nationally? – Using the EDUCAUSE Core Data”
Moderated by: Brian Ormand, NM Learning Network Program
Panelists: Duane Elms, Western NM Univerity |Norma Grijalva, NM State University | Tim Warren, San Juan College |TBA, University of NM | TBA, NM Tech

Who is that person? Is she the same as the TA with a similar name? What is his role here? What do you mean you don’t know me? Don’t your offices talk?

Person Data – your most valuable information

Presented by: Oracle

Open Source Software: Powerful and the Price is Right!
Presented by: David Kratzer, Los Alamos National Labs, SuperComputing Challenge| Betsy Frederick, SuperComputing Challenge
10:20 am -11:05 am

WARNING! WARNING! Malware Detected!
Presented by: Roy McCollum, NM School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Location: Room 2/3 (combined)

Benefits of a converged network in an Educational Environment

Presented by: PlanB Networks, Inc. Tom Chavez

Differentiating Instruction with Mobile Technology
Presented by: Karen Fasimpaur, K12 Open Ed
11:10 am -11:55 am

IDEAL-NM Technical Platform Update
Presented by Sandra Henson, IDEAL-NM and Staff (TBD)

ISE Storage, the next generation

Presented by: Technology Integration Group

Location: Room 4A

Shaking the Fruit From the Tree: Dispersed Content Management at NMSU
Presented by: Jim Dryden, NM State University

Room 5

Room 6

8:40 am - 9:25 am

Learning Objects, Course Packs, and eTexts: Affordable Alternatives to Traditional Textbooks

Presented by: Bethany Bovard, NM State University

The Wild West of Social Networking
Presented by: Theresa Strike, University of NM
9:30 am - 10:15 am Go Green with Blogging
Presented by: BJ White & Linda Keulen, Roosevelt Middle School
Transforming F2F Teaching Practices with PD for Online Teaching
Presented by: Julia Parra, NM State University
10:20 am -11:05 am   Teaching Online in Economically Challenging Times
Presented by: Dr. Debra Dirksen and Dr. Barbara Taylor, Western NM University
11:10 am -11:55 am Easy and Useful Tech Tools for Educational Administrators
Presented by: Susie Bussmann, Ph.D., NM State University | Sandy Johnson, RETA

Aggravating is NOT Aggregating - How to Increase your Bandwidth and Save Money

Presented by: Gary Bauerschmidt, University of NM

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