Break-Out Session Descriptions
1. Fostering a Community of Inquiry- Maryland Hall 241
How can digital pedagogy help foster student-student connection, student-instructor connection, and student-content connection?
Presenter: Kelly Keane (Education Specialties)
2. Zooming into Synchronous Learning - Maryland Hall 242
How to effectively use Zoom video conferencing to facilitate synchronous learning.
Presenter: Robert Kenyon (Digital Teaching and Learning)
3. Multimedia Production - College Center 114
How to create effective multimedia productions.
Presenter: Gregory Hoplamazian (Communication)
4. Creative Convergence?: Writing and
Technology - Maryland Hall 243
Getting students to engage with written assignments can at times be challenging in today's technology focused world. Hear how one faculty member is trying to incorporate various new technologies into writing assignments in an effort to stimulate creativity and engagement.
Presenter: Sara Magee (Communication)
5. Remote Teaching: Snow Days and Other
Catastrophes - Sellinger VIP (CTM 430)
Life happens. Sometimes we are able to teach but not able to get to our classrooms, either due to snow days, family emergencies, or medical issues. Our workshop will demonstrate our own approaches to remote teaching using a combination of special assignments, Course-Cast videos, and Moodle discussion boards.
Presenters: Theresa Geiman (Biology) and Bernadette Roche (Biology)
6. Accessify Your Syllabus - Maryland Hall 244
In this interactive workshop, you will learn to assess, modify, and evaluate the accessibility of one of your course syllabi. You will walk away with an accessible syllabus and a better understanding of barriers to accessibility for your students. You are asked to bring a laptop and an electronic syllabus with you. There are two rotations of the workshop to allow participants to choose their preferred time. *sessions times listed below.
- 10:10 - 11 a.m.
- 11:10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Presenters: Tracy McMahon (Educational Technology) and Leah Saal (Teacher Education)
- Moodle Makeover - College Center 107
Simple tips for enhancing the aesthetics and usability of your course Moodle page. This will be interactive either with individual professors' course pages or with one example for the collective to critique and amend.
Presenter: Suzanne Monthie (Digital Teaching and Learning)