Faculty Workshop

How Can We Enhance our Teaching with Technology?
A faculty workshop organized by the Information Technology in Education Committee (ITEC) and Academic Computing
 
Tuesday May 15th, 2012 from 10am-­-1pm in Seabury S205
Go to your portal to RSVP and reserve seating and lunch
 
Guiding Questions
  • ​Can online tools help us rethink instructional time, both in and outside of class?
  • What does a "flipped" classroom look like, and does it makesense for my students?
  • How are faculty at Trinity and peer institutions creatively using the web to enhance learning?
 
Agenda
10am
Introduction​ and ITEC course development grants by co-chairs Jack Dougherty and Madalene Spezialetti
10:15


10:40
Jenny Spohrer, Educational Technologist, Bryn Mawr College, presenting "Blended Learning in Liberal Arts College Courses"​  (via Skype), on the Next Generation Learning Challenges grant, with selected examples from pilot courses (15 minutes, followed by Q&A)
David Henderson (Chemistry), presenting on creating online videos to prepare students prior to lab (10 minutes, followed by Q&A)
11:00
Panel Discussion: Choosing the "Write" Tools for Student Learning
Given the growing number of tools for online writing and commenting -­ such as Wikis, Google Documents, and Blogger/WordPress -­ panelists will briefly demonstrate a tool they have experimented with and describe whether or not it fulfills their learning goals (5 minutes each, followed by Q&A).
11:30
Trinity’s Academic Computing Instructional Technology Team introduces an online directory of tools and resources​. They will provide an overview of how to review your course content to find opportunities for blended learning and assist in design, planning and implementation. Sue Denning, Greg Matejcik, David Tatem.
12pm
Open time for workshop participants to meet with presenters and instructional technologists at roundtables and computers the room, to brainstorm and plan ITEC course development grant proposals (due two days later on May 17th), with lunch buffet next door.