The Art and Science of Long Distance Collaboration
This session focuses on how to develop and maintain long distance collaborations to foster research, leadership, and professional opportunities. The presenters address both books and tools that are available to assist with the collaborative process as well as practical issues that arise in collaboration, in three video segments.
BIOS (AS OF JULY 2012)
Dr. Mark Horney is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Oregon and Director of the Center for Advanced Technology in Education (CATE). He is also the Principal Investigator for the Mathematics eText Research Center (MeTRC) which involves the collaboration of five research teams across the country investigating digital reading in mathematics by students with learning disabilities or visual impairments. His research interests include hypertext, Web-based reading & study environments, and computer-based study strategies.
Dr. Jamie Basham is an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education research at the University of Kansas. He is the Principal Investigator on an OSEP funded Steppingstones project. He is a co-Principal Investigator in the newly funded Center for Online Learning and Students with Disabilities which involves the collaboration of three organizations - University of Kansas, CAST, and NASDE. Jamie is also the co-founder and executive director of the UDL-Implementation Research Network. His research is focused on student learning in modern learning environments chiefly related to the application of UDL.