FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
Fall 2014 iTE(a)CH Coffee Breaks
Break 1: Monday, September 1, 2014 at 2:30pm in LARC 236
As with every technological tool that is intended to serve as a learning tool, Discussion Boards must provide pedagogical meaning.Discover how Discussion Boards can allow students to contextualize knowledge by supporting the creation of connections between previous content, new content and the students collective and individual experiences.
This informal provided essential steps to implement a Discussion Board for your course in Blackboard. Also, it provided a place for open debate and discussion about what are the characteristics and educational contexts in which Discussion Boards bring the most added pedagogical value.
Break 2: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 2:30pm in LARC 236
This session focused on the characteristics (barriers and enablers) and potential
impact of technology-based testing and assessment on hybrid learning (and
teaching) environments. This informal talk also provided attendees the
essential steps to implement tests and assignments for courses in
Break 3: Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 2:30pm in CHEM 206
Topic: Using SWIVL to Capture Content
This is a hands-on workshop where you will learn how
to use SWIVL, an instructional technology that supports classroom
flipping, professional development and, in general, activities that can benefit
from capturing content as it happens during, before or after your lectures.