Spring 2014 Seminars
This spring, FCLD is offering seminars and demonstrations on a variety of educational technologies which can be used in E-Learning. Interested faculty should register by calling 768-4661, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. All seminars will be held in the Woods Classroom unless otherwise indicated.
PREPARING TO TEACH ONLINE SERIES
Fridays, February 14- April 4, 1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m
* Planning and Designing and Online Course – Friday, February 14, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
* Creating Organized and Effective Instruction – Friday, February 21, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
* Basic Tools for Online Instruction – Friday, February 28,, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
* Fostering Interaction and Collaboration – Friday, March 7, 1:00 pm - 2:30 p.m.
* Grading, Feedback and Support – Friday, March 14 9, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
* Tips and Tricks from Experienced Instructors – Friday, March 28, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
* Must Have Tools for Teaching Online – Friday, April 4, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
* Assignment Tool 'Dropbox' - Tuesday, February 11, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
* Getting Started with Blackboard/Blackboard Drop-in - Every Tuesday, 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
SMART BOARD BASICS
Thursday, February 20, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
ENSEMBLE, THE UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD'S “YOUTUBE”
Monday, February 24, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Wednesday, February 26, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
ECHO360 SPECIAL SEMINAR: THE BENEFITS OF ACTIVE LEARNING
Eric Mahan, Associate Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Mathematics and Jessica Nicklin, Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Arts & Sciences, with Bill King from ECHO360
Thursday, February 27, 12:15 to 1:30 p.m.
KF Room (Mortensen Library)
Sponsored by R.J. McGivney in partnership with Echo36, this session will feature University of Hartford faculty and how they are using ECHO's Lecture Capture and Personal Capture. It will also introduce ECHO 360's Active Learning Platform, a two-way teaching and learning experience enabling instructors to teach more effectively and students to participate more frequently. Lunch will be served. Since space is limited, please RSVP to R.J. McGivney at (860) 768-4401 or email@example.com by February 21, 2014.
FROM YOUR iPAD TO ENSEMBLE TO YOUR STUDENTS: A SCREENCAST'S JOURNEY
Friday, March 7, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Come hear John Williams, Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, A&S, and Lisa Zawilinski, Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, ENHP, talk about the process of getting instructional screencasts from their iPads to their Blackboard courses via the University’s media server, Ensemble. Refreshments will be served.
DESIGNING AND RECORDING ONLINE LESSONS
* Using Echo 360 Personal Capture (PCap), Tuesday, March 11, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
* Narrated PowerPoint Slide Shows, Tuesday, March 25, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
* Explain Everything, an iPad App, Thursday, April 17, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. (iPad loaners available)
iPAD APP DEMONSTRATIONS WITH THE LIBRARY STAFF
Thursday, March 27, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Woods Classroom (Mortensen Library)
Did you know you can check out iPads at the library now? The library staff has been working hard to vet and select iPad apps that may help enhance teaching and research and they will be demonstrating several during this session: the Naxos Music Library database app, iAnnotate, and Over, as well as how to project using the Apple TV.
For a full list, visit us at our website.
Interested faculty and staff should register by calling 768-4661, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.