Teaching with New Media workshops & materials

During the 2012-13 academic year, the Center offered the Teaching with New Media series, a year-long certificate program for faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows interested in learning more about how to leverage the power of new media tools to enhance the teaching and learning experience. We offered a total of 13 face-to-face workshops and 8 online webinars, on topics ranging from audio/video tools to social media tools and learning networks. We had a total of 157 attendees (64 unique participants) at our sessions.  A total of 15 participants completed all of the requirements of the certificate, including a final project.

Schedule of Workshops and Materials

Fri, 1/18
9-12pm
KL 260  
(last opportunity!)

Teaching with New Media: A Practicum Workshop

 In our hands-on workshop, you will learn about new media, related tools, and best practices that can help revamp or refresh course curriculum. You will be able to identify a few new media approaches with implementation strategies. This is a required workshop for those interested in getting a certificate.

Tue, 2/19
10-11am
KL 260

Teaching with Twitter: How to Use 140 Characters to Engage Students

Twitter is a micro-blogging tool with tremendous potential for teaching and learning.  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how Twitter works and ways to implement it into your class to improve student engagement and learning. This webinar will be presented by Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco, Instruction Librarian.

Wed, 3/20, 11-12pm, KL 260

Teaching with Digital Collections

Digital Collections consist of organized resources including images, text, audio and other formats which are accessible online and available for teaching purposes.  Join us to discover available digital collections and explore how these can be incorporated into your curriculum. This webinar will be presented by Sara Davidson, Head of User Communication and Instruction.

Thu, 4/4
11-12pm
KL 260

Assessing Asynchronous Online Learning

Effectively assessing students’ performance, namely participation and contribution in an online context, can be challenging.  This workshop will provide an overview of effective practices in assessing asynchronous, online learning. This webinar will be presented by Anne Zanzucchi, Co-Director of Merritt Writing Program.

Mon, 4/22
10-11am
KL 260

Creating a Personal Learning Network

In an era of rapid technological change and information overload, faculty need to have a strategy to create a personal learning network (PLN) for on-going growth and development.  This workshop will provide practical strategies and suggested tools to help participants create their own PLN. This workshop will be presented by Mike Truong, (former) Associate Director of CRTE.

Mon, 5/13
11-1pm
SSM 317

Final Project Showcase and Certificate Ceremony

Come and see final project presentations and posters created by the participants of this year's Teaching with New Media Certificate Series.  This end of the year celebration is open to all faculty, instructional staff, and post-doc fellows who have participated in the TWNM Series this academic year.  Please RSVP for the event.

Fall 2012

Workshop

Description (printable schedule)

Mon, 6/18
10-11am
Webinar

Info Session: New Media Approaches to Enrich Any Class

Join us for this informational session as we share more about an exciting new seminar series, aimed at helping faculty (senate and non-senate), post-doctoral fellows, and other instructional staff learn and leverage the use of new media in their courses. The webinar will consists of a 30-minute presentation followed by Q&A.

Wed, 7/11
9-12pm
KL 260

or

Tue, 8/7
9-12pm
KL 260

Teaching with New Media: A Practicum Workshop

In our hands-on workshop, you will learn about new media, related tools, and best practices that can help revamp or refresh course curriculum. You will be able to identify a few new media approaches with implementation strategies. This is a required workshop for those interested in getting a certificate.

Wed, 8/22
11-12pm
KL 260

Teaching with New Media: Featuring Digital Writing Tools

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about digital writing tools used for facilitating the various writing processes (e.g., brainstorming, peer reviewing, revising, etc.) and will leave with implementation strategies.

Fri, 9/21
10-11am
Webinar

Open Office Hour

Thematically focused on this month's topic of digital writing, office hours provide opportunity to discuss curriculum development and assessment. All technology topics are welcome!

Wed, 9/26
11-12pm
KL 260

Teaching with New Media: Featuring Audio/Video Communication Tools

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about audio/video communication tools, namely podcasting, video essays, audio commenting, and web-conferencing, and will leave with implementation strategies.

Fri, 10/19
10-11am
Webinar

Open Office Hour

Thematically focused on this month's topic of audio and video communication, office hours provide opportunity to discuss curriculum development and assessment. All technology topics are welcome!

Wed, 10/31
11-12pm
KL 260

Teaching with New Media: Featuring Mobile Learning Tools

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about mobile learning tools, namely smartphone and tablet apps, and will leave with implementation strategies.

Mon, 12/10
9-12pm
KL 260

 

Teaching with New Media: A Practicum Workshop

In our hands-on workshop, you will learn about new media, related tools, and best practices that can help revamp or refresh course curriculum. You will be able to identify a few new media approaches with implementation strategies. This is a required workshop for those interested in getting a certificate.