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Fall 2014 Tech Talk Series

All workshops are free and lunch is provided!

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The Fall Tech Talk Series for fall 2014 has ended now. View recorded Tech Talks by following the links below. 



scoopit logoScoop.it

  Presenter: Guillaume Decugis, Scoop.it 
Wednesday, October 15th, 12:00-1:00pm
Location: CIT Lab, room 010, School of Education

scoop.it can be used by faculty and students to create a topic that showcases a curated feed of content about the personal expertise/research area. A “personal blog on steroids”, the topic can be the place where you monitor updates in your area of expertise, select which updates to scoop and provide your insights on (or create new content items), and share them with you wider network on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.  Example: http://www.scoop.it/t/schools-families-and-community-resources

For faculty who use a lot of online sources in your class, you can use a scoop.it topic to list those links with your own descriptions, providing instructions or insights that can help students along in their learning process.  


 

eTextbookThe Benefits of eTextbooks and Digital Course Materials for Students and Faculty

  Presenter: Judy Einstein, Courseload 
Tuesday, October 21st, 12:00-1:00pm
Location: CIT Lab, room 010, School of Education

Learning content is clearly going digital for the cost savings and convenience to students, the ability for students to interact with each other and faculty within the context of the content, and for the ability of faculty to analyze and use the learning data that becomes available on students' uses of content. Learn about the possibilities in digital course content for students and faculty.


DigicationePortfolios using Digication: Implementing an Electronic Portfolio in your Program to Document Learning

  Presenter: Jeff Yan
Tuesday, October 28th, 12:00-1:00pm
Location: CIT Lab, room 10, School of Education

ePortfolios are platforms for students, teachers, alumni, and professionals to showcase their work and ideas. They are archives of learning, discovery, progress, achievement and reflection. A few uses of e-Portfolios include assessment, admissions, interactive resumes, student galleries, teacher resource sites, collaborative project portfolios, and research presentations. Learn more about Digication.


Eugene Kim, Law SchoolFlipping a Law Writing Classroom 

  Presenter: Eugene Kim, Assistant Professor of Legal Writing and Assistant Director of the Law+Plus Program, School of Law
Wednesday, October 29th, 12:00-1:00pm
Location: CIT Lab, room 10, School of Education

Learn how a Law School professor implemented a flipped classroom model of instruction by recording essential instructional material, resulting in more time to support in-class problem solving and group work.