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Publications

  • Beers, Maggie, Rae Clemmons, Jay Field, James Frazee and Frontiera Patrick. 2012. Why are we even having this conversation? A conversation about gender issues in higher education IT. Presented at EduSoCal '12, 17 May, in Los Angeles, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2011. Lecture Catch-and-Release: How Lecture Capture Can Free Students And Faculty To Swim Against The Traditional Lecture. Presented at 26th Annual Conference for Directors of Educational Technology in California Higher Education (DET/CHE), 28 Nov, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2011. Lecture Catch-and-Release: How Lecture Capture Can Free Students & Faculty to Swim Against the Traditional Lecture. Presented at Cal State Northridge’s Faculty Development Learning Bytes Series, 15 November, in Northridge, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie, Brett Christie, C Blut, John Whitmer and Deone Zell. 2011. Faculty Development Across the CSU. Presented at West Coast Moodle Moot, 12-14 July, in Sonoma, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2011. 9 CATS Lives: 9 Ways CATS Can Help Transform the CSU and the Lives of Our Students. Presented at Keynote presentation delivered online at the Annual Conference for CSU Community of Academic Technology Staff (CATS), 12 April, in Online.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2011. Academic Technology in the CSU. Presented at CSU Council of Library Directors meeting, 18 February, in Hayward, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie and Gail Evans. 2011. Mapping Outcomes by LEAPs and Bounds: Strategic Planning, Curricular Design & ePortfolios. Presented at WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education) Transfer & Articulation Initiative meeting , 24 February, in Boulder, CO.

  • Beers, Maggie, Tanya Augsberg, Portacio Angie, Ruth Cox and Kevin Kelly. 2011. Best Practices Growing an ePorticulture: Steps to Planting and Sustaining Deeper Learning and Assessment with ePortfolios. Presented at AAC&U ePortfolio Summit, 29 January, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie, Andrew Roderick and Kevin Kelly. 2010. Finding Open Code’s Suite Spot. Presented at Annual Conference for Directors of Educational Technology in California Higher Education (DET/CHE), 28 Nov, in San Diego, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie, Jared Danielson, Juliet Hinrichsen and Rob Phillips. 2010. Investigating Lecture Capture: Analyzing Its Adoption and User Perspectives. Presented at Echo360 Community Conference. Available online: http://209.222.146.135/ess/echo/presentation/af73b182-f4f7-4b85-bb90-74abd155adce, 16-18 June, in Landsdowne, VA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2010. Empowering Interdisciplinarity with Academic Technology. Presented at SF State Interdisciplinary Studies Symposium, 12 March, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2010. Online Approaches to Learner Centered Instruction. Presented at Keynote Address at CSU Fresno’s Annual Teaching & Learning Conference, “Teaching with the Technology Stars.” , 21 January, in Fresno, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2009. Ready for Impact? Repositioning educational technology services to serve campus needs during times of pandemics, budget cuts, and a new generation of digital learners. Presented at Leader in Keynote Panel at California Directors of Educational Technology in Higher Education (DETCHE) Annual Conference, 3 December, in Oakland, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2009. San Francisco State University Echo360 - Moodle Integration. Presented at Educause Annual Conference: Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good, 3-6 November, in Denver, CO.

  • Beers, Maggie, Phillip D. Long, Jeffrey G Trzeciak, Ulrich Rauch and Joseph Vaughn. 2009. Hailing from "Foreign:" The Plight and Delight of Embodying Culture Change. Presented at Educause Annual Conference: Uncommon Thinking for the Common Good, 3-6 November, in Denver, CO.

  • Beers, Maggie and Gail Evans. 2009. Mapping Outcomes by LEAPs and Bounds: Strategic Planning, Curricular Design & ePortfolios. Presented at CSU General Education Affinity Group, 27 October, in Online.

  • Beers, Maggie, Alma R Clayton-Pedersen, Adrienne Bloss, Tanya Augsburg and Michele Cuomo. 2009. Workshop on Integrative Learning for AAC&U Campus Action Network. Presented at Network for Academic Renewal Conference. Integrative Learning: Addressing the Complexities, 23-25 October, in Atlanta, GA.

  • Tanya, Augsburg and Maggie A Beers. 2009. Evaluating AAC&U’s VALUE Project Integrative Learning Rubric: Lessons learned for program, curriculum, and eFolio development & assessment. Presented at Network for Academic Renewal Conference. Integrative Learning: Addressing the Complexities., 23-25 October, in Atlanta, GA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2009. ePortfolios @ SF State: Educational, Technical, and Organizational Feats and Challenges. Presented at AAC&U Fresh Air Summit on ePortfolios, 20-22 June, in Washington, DC.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2009. Hyflex Course Delivery: Facilitating Graduation by Lifting Enrollment Caps and Increasing Student Performance. Presented at Echo360 Community Conference. Available online: http://209.222.146.135:80/ess/echo/presentation/38ee4945-3e03-4308-804f-a18d3a8eaf59 , 16-18 June, in Landsdowne, VA.

  • Beers, Maggie, Andrew Roderick and Kevin Kelly. 2009. More Than Code: Reorganizing Around Open Source. Presented at Educause Western Regional Conference, April, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie, Y Gamboa, Mig Hofmann, Lisa Ho and Amy Love. 2009. Navigating the Digital Landscape with the Net Generation. Presented at Educause Western Regional Conference, April, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie, L Gamboa, Lisa Ho, Mig Hofmann, Amy Love and Jan Millsapps. 2009. Navigating the Digital Landscape with SF State’s Net Generation. Presented at SF State Faculty Retreat, January, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie, Gail Evans and Linda Buckley. 2009. From the Summit to the Grasslands: Mapping National & Institutional Strategic Planning Goals to Student Artifacts through ePortfolio Assessment. Presented at West Coast Summit: International ePortfolio Day of Dialogue Conference, February, in San Francisco, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie, Gail Evans and Linda Buckley. 2009. Plan Before You Leap: Linking Strategic Planning, Curricular Innovation & ePortfolio Assessment Through the LEAP Vision. Presented at Annual Conference for AAC&U, January, in Seattle, WA.

  • Beers, Maggie and Sharon Pitt. 2008. Leaders in transition: Leaving teams strong, building team afresh. Presented at The Chair Academy 17th Annual international Leadership Conference for Post-Secondary Leaders, 2008, in Denver, CO.

  • Beers, M. 2007. Using e-learning to promote excellence in polytechnic education. In Online and distance learning: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications, edited by L. Tomei . Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

  • Beers, Maggie and Valia Spiliotopoulos. 2007. On the Road to Diffusing Innovation: Research Findings Point the Way to Success. Presented at Educause Learning Initiative, January, in Atlanta, GA.

  • Beers, M. 2007. Using e-learning to promote excellence in education in polytechnic education. In Making the transition to e-learning: Strategies and issues, edited by M. Bullen and D. Janes. Hershey: PA: Idea Group.

  • Beers, Maggie, Vivian Forssman and Terry Fuller. 2006. Grassroots Projects: Overcoming institute challenges to promote faculty innovation. Presented at Educause Learning Initiative, January, in San Diego, CA.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2005. A three-way partnership in e-learning trades training: An instructional development perspective. Presented at E-Learn: World conference on e-learning in corporate, government, health care and higher education, October, in Vancouver, BC.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2005. Grassroots Projects: Fostering and supporting an institute-wide culture of innovation. Presented at E-Learn: World conference on e-learning in corporate, government, health care and higher education, October, in Vancouver, BC.

  • Beers, Maggie and Chris Golding. 2005. BCIT’s Technology-Enabled Knowledge (TEK) Initiative: New models for learning and teaching drive organizational change. Presented at E-Learn: World conference on e-learning in corporate, government, health care and higher education, October, in Vancouver, BC.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2002. Constructivist e-learning methodologies: A module development guide. Technical Report . CANARIE, Canada’s advanced Internet development organization, .

  • Beers, M. 2001. Subjects-in-interaction version 3.0: An intellectual system for modern language student teachers to appropriate multiliteracies as designers and interpreters of digital media texts. PhD diss., University of British Columbia.

  • Beers, Maggie. 2001. New roles for student teachers: Creating, viewing, and critiquing digital video texts. Presented at American Educational Research Association, April, in Seattle, WA.

  • Beers, M. 2001. A media-based approach to developing ethnographic skills for second language teaching and learning. Zeitschrift für Interkulturellen Fremdsprachenunterricht 6.

  • Beers, Maggie. 1999. Modern language In/Con Struction: Cultural readings of digital texts with WebConstellations™. Presented at Centre for Intercultural Language Studies University of British Columbia/Massachussetts Institute of Technology Symposium on Technology and Language Learning, March, in Vancouver, BC.

  • Beers, Maggie. 1999. Cultural readings of digital texts: A media-based approach to foreign language teaching and learning. Presented at Ed-Media ’99. World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, June, in Seattle, WA.

  • Goldman, Ricki, Maggie Beers, Aaron Bond, Larry Halff, Ricardo Trujeque and Antonieta Rivera. 1998. WebConstellations: Datamining digital video. Presented at First Place Prize for a Demonstration of New Technology and its Applications. Telelearning Annual Meeting, November, in Burnaby, BC, Canada.

  • Beers, Maggie. 1998. Making movies, making theories: Using multimedia to teach culture in modern languages educatio. Presented at Connections '98: Bridging the Gap: Information Technologies in Education, May, in Vancouver, BC.

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Educational Background

  • 2001 – Ph.D., Modern Language Education, University of British Columbia ()

  • 1990 – Master of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara (Spanish & Latin American Literature)

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Grants

  • Module to increase awareness of non-language-specialist students to current provincial second language policy and teaching methods

  • On-line digital video documentation: An integrated model for teaching media arts and sciences

  • Making movies, making theories: Digital media tools for educating educators to connect experiences to curriculum

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Positions & Honors

  • 2001 – Walter C. Koerner Memorial Scholarship , University of British Columbia

  • 1999 – Graduate Student Teaching Award, University of British Columbia (In Recognition of Excellence)

  • 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 – Full University Graduate Fellowships , University of British Columbia

  • 1990 – Wofsy Award for Outstanding Master’s Student, University of California, Santa Barbara (Department of Spanish and Portuguese)

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