Dr. ANTHONY PICCIANO
Professor and Executive Officer PhD Program in Urban Education
365 Fifth Ave. NYC, NY 10016 212-817-8281 apicciano@gc.cuny.edu
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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (SAMPLE):

November 2013
Invited speaker for a featured session at the 2013 Sloan-C Annual Conference entitled, Pioneering Higher Education's Digital Future: An Evaluation of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation's Anytime, Anyplace Learning Program.

November 2013 Presentation at the 2013 CUNY IT Conference. The title of my presentation was: Blended Learning Meets MOOCs: Education's Digital Future.

February 2013 Keynote speaker for Pace University's Faculty Development Day. The title of my presentation was: Blended Learning Meets MOOCs: Education's Digital Future.

(2012-2013)
Gave a series of talks at City University of New York on my book, The Great American Education-Industrial Complex: Ideology, Technology and Profit.

November 2012
Invited speaker for a featured session at the 2012 Sloan-C Annual Conference entitled, A Critical Analysis of the American Education-Industrial Complex: Implications for Online Learning.

November 2012
Invited panelist with Phil Ice, Karen Swan, Laurie Dringus, Chuck Dziuban, Patsy Moskal, and Daniel Huston. for a featured session at the 2012 Sloan-C Annual Conference entitled, The Use of Learning Analytics to Increase Student Success.

April 2012
Invited panelist with Marc Parry, Tom Cavanagh, Alexandra Pickett, and Karen Swan for a featured session at the 2012 Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference entitled Private Investment, Technology and American Education.

November 2011
Lead presenter with Wally Boston, Kevin Kinsler, and Daniel Pianko for a featured session at the 2011 Sloan-C Annual Conference entitled, Students at Risk The Shifting Roles of Public Higher Education and For-Profit Colleges and Universities.

November 2011
Invited panelist with Phil Ice, Karen Swan, Peter Shea and Laurie Dringus for a featured session at the 2011 Sloan-C Annual Conference entitled, Because We Can: The Era of Big Data.

November 2011
Presenter at the 2011 Sloan-C Annual Conference with Jeff Seaman and Scott Day. The title of the presentation was Online Learning in Illinois: A Study of the Views of High School Principals.

June 2011
Invited speaker at Borough of Manhattan Community College as part of its Leadership Fellows Program. The title of my talk was, Leading with Technology: Dialectics, Planning and Ecosystems. June 2011.

April 2011
Symposium leader at the American Education Research Association’s Annual Conference held in New Orleans. The title of this symposium was: Examining the Extent and Nature of Online Learning in American K-12 Education: A Symposium on the Research Initiatives of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and was based on five years of research conducted by myself and Jeff Seaman of the Babson College Survey Research Group.

April 2011
Invited panelist for a plenary session at the 2011 Blended Learning Conference sponsored by the University of Illinois-Chicago. The title of this panel was Blended Learning: Addressing Higher Education’s Big Issues.

February 2011
Invited speaker at the University of Illinois – Springfield as part of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of its Master Teacher Leadership Program.. The title of my presentation was American High School Reform: The Role of Online Learning.

January 2011
Invited speaker at Fordham University as part of its Visiting Scholars Program. The title of my presentation was Blending with Purpose: Dialectics, Evolution and the Ecosystem of Instructional Technology.

November 2010
Invited panelist for a featured session at the 2010 Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities entitled, For-Profit and Non-Profit Universities: Serving vs. Enrolling Underserved Populations. This panel looked at national issues related to funding of public higher education, underserved populations and the growth of for-profit institutions. November 2010.

November 2010
Invited speaker with Jeff Seaman for a featured session at the 2010 Sloan-C Annual Conference entitled,Educational Transformation through Online Learning: To Be or Not to Be. This presentation was based on eight years of data collected by Jeff Seaman, Elaine Allen and myself on online learning in higher education and K-12 schools. November 2010.

Spring 2010
Invited to give a series of presentations to faculty at colleges in the City University of New York as part of its blended learning initiative. The focus of these presentations was the “Blending with Purpose: The Multimodal Model” which I developed in 2008.

April 2010
Invited plenary panelist at the 2010 Blended Learning Conference sponsored by the University of Illinois-Chicago. This panel was part of a plenary session entitled, The Blended Learning Ecosystem. My presentation dealt specifically with issues related to pedagogical practice. April 2010.

October 2009
Invited panelist for a featured session at the 15th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The title of the panel was K-12 Online Learning Growth: Implications for Higher Education and Professional Development.

August 2009
Invited panelist at the 2009 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference sponsored by the University of Wisconsin – Madison. This panel was part of a Forum entitled, Using research on blended and distance education to shape the future of all education and training. My presentation dealt specifically with the recent research on blended and online learning in higher education.

April 2009
Invited panelist at the 2009 Workshop on Blended Learning sponsored by the University of Illinois – Chicago. The purpose of this panel was to present selected articles from the Special Edition of the Journal of Asynchronous Learning on Blended Learning.

November 2008
Keynote address at the 2008 Workshop on Blended Learning at the 14th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The title of my address was Blending with Purpose - The Multimodal Model.

November 2008
Invited panelist for a featured session at the 14th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The title of the panel was Online Learning in K-12 Education: The Next Generation

October 2008
Keynote Allen, E., Picciano, A.G., & Seaman, J. Examining the extent and nature of online learning in education: A paper on United States Research Initiatives of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. A paper delivered at the 5th European Distance Education Network Research Workshop held at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France.

August 2008
Keynote address at the 2008 Summer Teaching with Technology Institute sponsored by the Long Island University. The title of my address was Blending with Purpose - The Multimodal Model.

April 2008
Keynote address at the 2008 Workshop on Blended Learning sponsored by the University of Illinois – Chicago. The title of my address was Blending with Purpose - The Multimodal Model.

March 2008
Organized/presented a symposium at the 2008 American Education Research Association Annual Conference. The title of the symposium was Examining the Extent and Nature of Online Learning in American Education: A Symposium on the Research Initiatives of the Alfred P. Sloan Consortium.

February 2008
Presenter at the 2008 American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education Annual Conference. The title of my presentation was Online Learning in American K-12 Education: Should teacher educators be preparing future teachers for on-line learning?

December 2007
Invited panelist for a session at the 2007 Middle States Annual Conference. The title of the session was Adult Undergraduate Online Learners: Straining the Traditional Institutional Culture.

November 2007
Presenter at the 2007 CUNY IT Conference, The title of my presentation was Blending with Purpose – The Multimodal Model.

November 2007
Invited panelist for a featured session at the 13th Sloan International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The title of the panel was The American High School and Online Learning.

November 2007
Invited panelist for a featured session at the 13th Sloan International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The title of the panel was The Role of the Professor: Archetype, Anachronism or Work in Progress.

November 2007
Co-convener with Gary Miller (Pennsylvania State University) of an Administrative Leadership Workshop at the 13th Sloan-C International Conference on ALN held in Orlando, FL.

June 2007
Co-planner of the Fourth Sloan-C Workshop on Blended Learning in Higher Education held at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Also organized and chaired a panel on Faculty Development and Support for Online Learning.

November 2006
Invited panelist for a featured session at the 12th Sloan International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The title of the panel was Opening the Vaults: Fostering New Partnership Opportunities in Online Professional Development. Joining me on this panel were representatives of the Museum of Natural History, WGBH Public Television (Boston), and the Southern Regional Education Board.

November 2006
Co-convener with Gary Miller (Pennsylvania State University) of an Administrative Leadership Workshop at the 12th Sloan-C International Conference on ALN held in Orlando, FL.

June 2006
Invited to do a series of lectures at universities and businesses in Hong Kong The topics were American higher education, blended learning models, and new media.

June 2006
Invited to deliver a series of lectures on American education policy and instructional technology at the 11th Sino-American Conference on Education held in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China.

May 2006
Co-planner of the Third Sloan-C Workshop on Blended Learning in Higher Education held at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Also organized and chaired a panel on Applying Principles: Increasing Access and Opportunities through Blended Learning.

April 2006
Invited to do a featured presentation with Charles Dzuiban at the 17th Annual Conference on College Teaching and Learning. The presentation was a Report on the Sloan Consortium's Blended Learning Research Project. Jacksonville, Fl.

November 2005
Co-planner of a conference entitled Online K-12 Education: Opportunities for Collaboration with Higher-Education. Washington, D.C.: March 2006 Co-convener with Gary Miller (Pennsylvania State University) of an Administrative Leadership Workshop at the 11th Sloan-C International Conference on ALN held in Orlando, FL.

October 2005
Invited organizer for a panel entitled, Engaging faculty and students through online ALNs, at the National Outreach Scholarship Conference held at the University of Georgia.

August 2005
Invited panelist for a forum entitled, Understanding the dynamics - meeting the needs: New models of faculty support for on-line learning, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

May 2005
Invited to speak before a delegation of education policy makers from Russia in a program sponsored by The World Bank, The National Training Foundation, The American Councils for International Education, and The Concord Consortium. The title of my talk was "The State of Instructional Technology in American K-12 Schools: A Policy Perspective".

April 2005
Invited speaker at the 2nd Sloan Workshop on Blended Learning held at the University of Illinois, Chicago. I made two presentations focusing on defining and developing a research agenda for blended learning environments.

April 2005
Invited speaker at the 8th Annual Teaching and Technology Conference hosted by Baruch College, New York. The topic was “Assessment, Online Learning and a Faculty Perspective: A Course Case Study”

November 2005
Invited panelist for a plenary session at the 10th Sloan International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The title of the panel was "Moving the Innovation into the Mainstream: Challenges for the Next Generation of ALN".

November 2004
Invited panelist at the 10th Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks. The panel gave a report on the first Sloan-C workshop on blended learning in higher education held at the University of Illinois, Chicago in April 2004.

November 2004
Presented a paper at the CUNY IT Conference sponsored by the City University of New York. The topic was “Assessment, Online Learning and a Faculty Perspective: A Course Case Study”

April 2004
Invited panelist at the Sloan Summer Workshop on Asynchronous Learning Networks sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The panel gave a report on the first Sloan-C workshop on blended learning in higher education held at the University of Illinois, Chicago in April 2004.

September 2004
Invited panelist for a symposium entitled, Changing Expectations of Leadership for Distance Education, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, August 2004. Invited to present a paper at the 10th Sino-American Conference on Education held in New York. The topic was "The State of Instructional Technology in American K-12 Schools: Issues of Policy and Practice" (June 2004)

June 2004
Invited speaker at the Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Symposium. New York, NY. The title of my talk was Brown v. Board of Education: Unanswered Questions, Then and Now.

 

 

 

       
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