Spring 2014 Conferences
Teaching and Technology Showcase 2014
It takes energy, creative thinking and a certain amount of courage to incorporate technology into your teaching. Come share with colleagues what you have been doing with technology in your classroom!
When: Friday, May 9th, 2014 - 11am-2pm
Where: Donovan Dining Center - Various
Who: Faculty from across all schools and disciplines
Further specifics and a full schedule of the 2014 Showcase will be announced soon! Watch this space for more details and for information on how you can participate in this year's Digital Poster Session.
Engaging Conversations 2014 - Privacy
We invite you to start thinking about the combinations of ideas, people and perspectives you might pull together around
the topic of…PRIVACY.
ENGAGING CONVERSATIONS - PRIVACY
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Alger 110 and nearby rooms
Deadline for Proposals - Extended: Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
In your proposal please include the title of your presentation, name(s) of presenter(s), department affiliation, any special AV
requirements, and a brief description (50-100 words) of your presentation along with a one-sentence abstract for the
program. Send your proposal to FCTL@ric.edu.
To help you brainstorm ideas, here is a list of possible topics:
- Consciousness and Privacy
- Social Policy and Privacy
- Technology and Privacy
- Individual Rights to Privacy
- Medical Ethics and Privacy
- Gun Ownership and Privacy
- Surveillance and Privacy
- DNA and Privacy
- Biometrics, Security, and Privacy
- Smartphones and Privacy
- Privacy, Genetics, Insurance, and the Corporation
- Big Data
- NSA/CIA, State Secrets, and Privacy
- Espionage vs. Freedom of Information
- Individual Privacy vs. the State
- Celebrity, Fame, and Privacy
- Cryptography: Private Communication
- Social Networking and Privacy
- Living in a Brave New Post-Privacy World
- Intellectual Privacy, Research, and Theft
- Privacy and Copyright
- Reality TV and Our New (not so) Private Lives
- Intimacy, Privacy, and Keeping Secrets
- Adoption and Privacy
- Sexual History and Privacy
- Confessional Literature and Making Private Thoughts Public
- The Internet and Privacy
- Email and Privacy
- ·∙ Individual presentations are limited to two presentations per hour.
- ·∙ Plan on 15-18 minutes for each individual presentation.
- ·∙ Group presentation proposals: plan on 40 minutes total.
- ·∙ Moderators will provide timely support to keep sessions on track.
Plan on joining us Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 for lunch and a day of
Engaging Conversations with your colleagues.
This year’s Creativity Project Committee: Karen Almeida, Teresa Coffman, Patti Nolin, Ron Pitt, Deborah Siegel, David Abrahamson,
Glenn Rawson, J. Zornado, Bonnie MacDonald.