Register now for the Spring 2016 Interface: Tips, Tools, and Timesavers!
Lessons learned by instructors combining active learning with technology.
The Spring 2016 Interface will be an interactive event highlighting low- and high-technology learning tools. Faculty presenters will share experiences and time-saving tips from their use of technology in teaching to support active learning methods. Try out the tools others have used to transform the teaching and learning experience. Be inspired by your colleagues from different disciplines across campus!
- April 21, 2016
- 9:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
- Harrell Medical Education Building: North Learning Studio
- Register before April 18!
- Drawings to win an iPad mini (must be present to win)
- Earn an extra chance to win an iPad by bringing a colleague!
- 2016 Interface Agenda/Flyer
“Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just by sitting in class listening to teachers, memorizing prepackaged assignments, and spitting out answers.” –Chickering, Gamson, & Poulsen, 1987
Faculty Breakout Sessions Preview:
- Andrew Wolpert and Laura Dedenbach use Adobe Slate to help students communicate their common experiences.
- Eric Olson and Adam Munson create engaging online discussions in a large enrollment course with YellowDig.
- Jocelyn Widmer creates a virtual community within Canvas.
- Dorothy McCawley integrates oral communication with GoReact.
- Brantlee Spakes Richter shares student learning through research with data simulation and graph tools within Canvas.
- Shirley Baker demonstrates student engagement through VoiceThread, TodaysMeet, and Canvas Discussions.
- Sarah Bleakney uses Flickr’s totally free Photostream to engage students.
- Monika Oli will share the logistics and management of student research projects.
- Eisa Alnashmi shares practical how-tos for creating mobile video.
- Aditi Mukherjee explains how she uses a free online tool for in-class quizzes and polls.