Faculty Technology Institute – Sessions Open to All Faculty

August 18, 20, 21  

Click on the workshop title to register for the session.

Monday, August 18

10:00-11:00

Some topics that will be included:
•    Using clickers to assess student understanding and learning (and adjusting teaching on the fly based on class results)
•    Tracking individual student participation (attendance and accuracy)
•    Clickers are for more than multiple choice

•    Engaging the introvert who doesn’t like to speak in class
•    Self-Paced Polling (multi question quizzes and surveys using clickers)

– Facilitated by James MacKay, Chemistry Department

11:00-12:00

PollEverywhere, Google Forms, EverySlide

12:00-1:00

LUNCH – Provided

1:00-3:30

Time to work on individual projects with support from ITS staff (Open to faculty members who have previously submitted a proposal.)

 

Wednesday, August 20

9:00-10:30

Learn more about free tools available that allow students to show what they know other than PPT such as Prezi, Haiku Deck, Animoto, Powtoon.

10:30-12:00

Jing, Screencast-O-Matic, Audacity, Vocaroo

 

12:00-1:00

LUNCH – Provided

1:00-3:30

Time to work on individual projects with support from ITS staff. (Open to faculty members who have previously submitted a proposal.)

 

Thursday, August 21

9:00-10:00

Learn more about how to be proactive about plagiarism through education and assignment creation and how the library can help.

10:00-11:00

This tool provides a way for faculty and students to check for plagiarism in written work and presentations.  Learn about the features and how to use it in Bb.

11:00-12:00

Learn how blogs can be used for student assignments so that their work is visible to a wider audience. Adding content to a Wordpress blog (that is available to all faculty via Marketing and Communications) will be covered.

12:00-1:00

LUNCH – Provided

1:00-3:30

Time to work on individual projects with support from ITS staff. (Open to faculty members who have previously submitted a proposal.)

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