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Learning Technologies and Online Education (LTOE) is proud to announce this year’s Spotlight on Faculty Program, to be held on Wednesday April 18, 2012 in the HUB Hage Room. This popular event gives instructors a chance to present to their peers technologies they use at Plymouth State. We look forward to the many interesting presentations and the opportunity to share with colleagues!
Time and Presentation
- 3:15 pm - Opening Remarks
- 3:30 pm - Using Mahara for your Promotion and Tenure Portfolio - Michele Pruyn (Biological Sciences)
- 3:45 pm - Showcasing the sustainable Italy semester abroad through Mahara – Mary Ann McGarry (Center for the Environment)
- 4:00 pm - Using Twitter in the #Classroom - Scott Coykendall (Communication and Media Studies)
- 4:15 pm 20 pounds of paper or 1.44 pounds of iPad? - Vanessa Alander (English)
- 4:30 pm - Re-tooling course content using Moodle 2 – Zhizhang Shen (Computer Science and Technology)
- 4:45 pm - Leveraging social media for student networking and promotion – Bob Nadeau (College of Business Administration)
- 5:00 pm - Dinner break
- 5:15 pm - TurningPoint, aka “clickers” - Karen Franke (Biological Sciences)
- 5:30 pm - Using research to improve student learning online - Francis Williams (Criminal Justice)
- 5:45 pm - Bridging continents: Using technology to internationalize a PSU Counseling Practicum - K. Hridaya Hall (Counselor Education and School Psychology)
- 6:00 pm - Blogging for engagement - Deborah Brownstein (College of Business Administration)
- 6:15 pm - Using the groups feature in Mahara - Kathleen Norris (Educational Leadership, Learning and Curriculum)
- 6:30 pm - Using hand-held GPS for location-based data collection exercises - John Lennon (Social Science)
- 6:45 pm - Concluding Remarks by Learning Technologies and Online Education
Learning Technologies and Online Education (LTOE) is proud to announce this year’s Spotlight on Faculty, to be held on Wednesday April 18, 2012. This popular event gives instructors a chance to present to their peers technologies they use at Plymouth State. Proposals are welcome on a variety of instructional technologies in the classroom, whether it be face to face, blended, or online. Proposals focusing on administrative, professional development, and research applications are also welcome.
Please fill out the form at the following link to submit your proposal: http://www.plymouth.edu/office/online-education/856/spotlight-on-faculty-2012-call-for-proposals/
LTOE staff will be collecting proposals through Monday March 5, 2012 and will be contacting those selected to present at that time. Please contact a member of LTOE’s staff if you have any questions.
Once again this year, PSU will host a one day event: Spotlight on Faculty. It's a time when faculty can share with one another some of the ways they are using Technology in the classroom. It's difficult to keep abreast of all the choices that are out there, and even more difficult to know which are worth your time. If you are using technology in your classroom, we encourage you to submit a proposal. And for those of you not inclined to speak about your use of technology, please plan to attend. There really are a lot of very interesting and dynamic uses of technology at PSU, but most of us simply don't know about them.
To submit a proposal: http://plymouth.edu/online/events/2011_spotlight.html
Our second annual Spotlight on Faculty is scheduled for March 30th, 2011. This year's Spotlight will have a much larger audience, as the sessions will be opened up to faculty from all of the USNH campuses. A collaboration between Academic Technologists from the various campuses is making workshops and other events accessible to faculty from across the University system. This year proposals will only be accepted from Plymouth State faculty. We will begin accepting proposals in mid-January. If you are using technology in your teaching, please consider submitting a proposal. Last year's presentations spanned a wide range of technologies: from internet radio to mind-mapping. We'd love to have you participate.
Also, registration for our January Jamboree is now open. Faculty from all USNH campuses are welcome to attend. We hope to see you soon 🙂