2014 Baylor Libraries Symposium Schedule

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Keynote Presentation:
"The Medium of the Book: Fifty Years after Understanding Media"
Sponsored by the Armstrong Browning Library & the Department of English

Dr. Paul Levinson
Fordham University
Packard Auditorium
Marrs-McLean Science Building
7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 26, 2014
Symposium Sessions & Closing Presentation
Jesse H. Jones Library - Room 200

8:00 a.m. Registration/Breakfast

8:30 a.m. EDUCATION | Introduction
Sponsored by the School of Education

8:35 a.m. Robert Browning at "Downton Abbey": Social Media at the Armstrong Browning Library
Melinda Joyce Creech

8:50 a.m. Radio Broadcasts and Print Media: The Use of "Old Fashioned" Media in the Classroom
Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoue

9:05 a.m.Discussion 1

9:20 a.m.Transition

9:25 a.m.McLuhan, Faith, and Teacher Education
Gretchen Ellen Schwarz

9:40 a.m.Memory, Creativity, and Media as an Extension of the Human Mind
Stephen Brock Reid

9:55 a.m.Discussion 2

10:10 a.m.Transition Break

10:30 a.m.CONNECTIONS | Introduction
Sponsored by the Hankamer School of Business

10:35 a.m.Placing Texts in Contexts in Light of McLuhan
Sam Perry

10:50 a.m.Social Media's Workplace Impact
Hope Koch

11:05 a.m.Discussion 3

11:20 a.m.Transition

11:25 a.m.Retribalization in the Digital Age: Integration in the "Global Village"
Elena Marie Lopez

11:40 a.m.Digital Doctoring: Encounters with Electronic Medical Records
Lauren Barron

11:55 a.m.Discussion 4

12:10 p.m.LUNCH

1:30 p.m.TECHNOLOGY | Introduction
Sponsored by the School of Engineering & Computer Science

1:35 p.m.Longing for the Past - Hoping for the Future: Coping with Technological Disruption
Byron Newberry

1:50 p.m.Reflections by a Scientist on Open Sourcing of Raw Data
Jeffrey Olafsen

2:05 p.m.Complex Systems
Paul Grabow

2:20 p.m.Discussion 5

2:35 p.m.Transition

2:40 p.m.Revealing Content in the Infrared Using Semiconductor and Laser Media
Linda J. Olafsen

2:55 p.m.Media as a Space Weather Sensor
Trey Cade

3:10 p.m.Discussion 6

3:30 p.m.Transition Break

3:45 p.m.Closing Presentation:
"No Medium, No Message"
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Dr. Richard Dienst
Rutgers University

4:45 p.m.Questions