March 22, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740) 464-4854
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Web site: www.shawnee.edu
Anne Gilliland, attorney, librarian and head of the
Health Sciences Copyright Office at The Ohio State
University Medical Center, will be keynote speaker at
Shawnee State University’s Teaching and Learning Center Expo
at noon on Friday, March 26 in the Clark Memorial Library
Flohr Lecture Hall. The Expo will be open from 11 a.m. until
2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Gilliland
will be speaking on “Copyright: Issues for Universities
Teaching and Learning Expo Scheduled at Shawnee State
Shawnee State University will be hosting a Teaching and
Learning Center Expo from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday,
March 26 in the Flohr Lecture Hall.
past year, many of our faculty and staff have been expanding
their approaches to teaching and learning and developing
technical skills to better address the needs of 21st century
learners at Shawnee State University,” Barbara Kunkle,
professor of English, said.
The expo will
showcase 21st century knowledge and skills in both exhibits
and short presentations geared to the entire university
demonstrations by SSU faculty about their research and
exploration of Web 2.0 technologies — including Elluminate,
Screencast-O-Matic, Jing, YouTube, Yammer, microfilms and
more, as well as reports from faculty who are presenting
their work at the expo.
give a presentation on Quality Matters, a certification
process for quality in online instruction at 11:30 a.m.
speaker for the expo will be head of the Health Sciences
Copyright Office at The Ohio State University Medical
Center, Anne Gilliland. Gilliland’s presentation,
“Copyright: Issues for Universities Today,” will begin at
“My talk is
intended to educate and give information about copyright,
not to be legal advice,” Gilliland said.
is both a lawyer and librarian is the former assistant
director of OhioLink where she was employed for 15 years.
higher education both creates and uses copyrighted work in
teaching, presentations, and in communicating with others,”
Gilliland said. “The Internet, social software, and all
kinds of digital media have made that creation and are
easier to use, but they have also made the legal issues and
social issues more complex.”
will cover practical copyright information for all
The Expo is
free and open to the public. Both students and faculty are
encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be available.
information, call Mary Cummings at (740) 351-3461 or e-mail
or call Kunkle at (740) 351-3739 or e-mail