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presentations

 

Below is a sampling of workshops, webinars, and  presentations I’ve given.

 

Workshops & Webinars

  •  Co-facilitator with Rebecca Frazee and John Augeri. FLEXspace 2.0: An International Community to Elevate Learning Spaces. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting 2019, Anaheim, CA.
  • A Preview of the Study of Community College Students and Information Technology. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Webinar, April 2019.
  • Co-facilitator with Joseph Galanek and D. Christopher Brooks. Today’s Higher Ed IT Workforce, 2018. EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar, November 2018.
  • Co-facilitator with Joseph Galanek. The 2018 ECAR Student Technology Surveys. Online Encore!  EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, November 2018.
  • Writing Effective Assignments in Any Discipline, Office of Faculty Development, North Carolina State University, February 2018.
  • Co-facilitator with Laura Giovanelli. Writing to Learn in the Active Learning Classroom, International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms, University of Minnesota, August 2017.
  • The Power of a Learning Space, NC State Libraries Learning Spaces & Services Departmental Retreat, May 2017.
  • Co-facilitator with Rebecca Frazee. Integrated Planning Process & Tools for a Flexible Learning Space Initiative, Academic Impressions, December 2016. Webinar.
  • Co-facilitator with Laura Giovanelli, New Spaces, New Opportunities, Professional Development Series at Wake Forest University’s Teaching & Learning Center, March 2016.
  • Building Sustainable, Flexible Learning Spaces Initiatives on Your Campus, Academic Impressions, June 2015. Webinar.
  • Co-facilitator with Paula Rosinski. Faculty Summer Writing Institute, Elon University, May 2015.
  • Co-presenter with Elliot Felix and Bonnie Sanborn. Connecting the Dots between Planning and Assessing Learning Spaces: Lessons Learned from the Field, Project Kaleidescope’s Learning Spaces Collaboratory, November 2014. Webinar.
  • Co-facilitator with Laura Giovanelli, Hacking the Classroom: Strategies for Creating a More Student-Centered Space. Presented at the Elon Teaching & Learning Conference, Elon, NC. August 2015.

 

 Conference Presentations

  • Co-presenter with Joseph Galanek and D. Christopher Brooks. The Stat is Right! The EdTech Quiz Show. EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting 2019, Anaheim, CA.
  • Co-presenter with Joseph Galanek and D. Christopher Brooks. The 2018 Higher Education IT Workforce Landscape. EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018, Denver, CO.

  • Co-presenter with Joseph Galanek and D. Christopher Brooks. The 2018 ECAR Student Technology Surveys. EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2018, Denver, CO.

  • Co-presenter with Meridith Reed. Languaging Our Labor: Studying First-Year Composition Class Size. College Composition and Communication Conference, Kansas City, KS, 2018.

  • Co-presenter with Lisa Stephens and Rebecca Frazee. FLEXspace 2.0 Makes Learning Space Planning Easier! EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting & Conference, New Orleans, LA, January 2018.
  • Adventures in a Flexible Writing Classroom: An Ethnographic Study of Instructor Experience and Critical Reflection. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference, Calgary, Canada, October 2017.
  • Co-presenter with Robert Henshaw and Andrea Reubens. “Zoned for Interaction: An Empirical Study of the University of North Carolina’s First Active Learning Hall.” International Forum on Active Learning Classrooms, Minneapolis, MN, August 2017.
  • Roundtable Presenter, Designing Spaces of Wonder: Related Perspectives on Pedagogy, Multimodality, and Technology Across Institutions. Computers & Writing, Findlay, OH, May 2017.
  • Keynote Speaker, Association of English Graduate Students, NC State. Title: Power Geometry & the Composition Classroom. April 2017 (invited).
  • Gierdowski, D.  Designing a Flexible Classroom for Teaching Writing. National Forum on Active Learning Classrooms, Minneapolis, MN. August 2015.
  • Gierdowski, D., Reis, D., Rololazzo, S., and Zangmeister, D. MobileMaker: An Experiment with a Pop-Up Makerspace. AcadeMAKE Conference, Greensboro, NC. Feb. 2015
  • Gierdowski, D. and Miller-Cochran, S. Diversified Design: Exploring Multilingual Responses to a Flexible Writing Classroom. College Composition and Communication Conference, Indianapolis, IN. March 2014.
  • Gierdowski, D. De-Centering the Classroom: The Study of Flexible Classroom Design for Composition Students and Instructors. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Conference, Raleigh, NC. Oct. 2013.
  • Miller-Cochran, S. and Gierdowski, D. A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Understanding and Mapping Preferences for Writing Classroom Design. Critical Transitions Conferences: Writing and the Question of Transfer, Elon, NC. June 2013.
  • Gierdowski, D.  Learning from Library Spaces: Student Perceptions of Library Neighborhoods. Southeastern Writing Center Conference, Richmond, KY. February 2012.