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Annual Faculty Technology Institute

May 14 - 18

 Join us for a week dedicated to the effective use of technology in your teaching and research! 

 

We offer over fifty sessions in a conference format organized in four tracks. Sessions are a mix of everyday topics, emerging trends and discussions on successful application. Our tracks for 2018 are GIS & StoryMaps, Core Strengths, Taming the Tech, and What’s Next - we encourage you to mix and match to create a schedule suited to your specific needs and interests! We expect to have the daily schedule finalized by April 20th. Here are the specific topics we’ll offer in each track.

GIS & Story Maps 
  • Introduction to GIS & StoryMaps
  • ArcGIS Online Basics
  • Using QGIS to Create Maps with Data Sets
  • Google Earth & Historical Maps
  • Collecting & Mapping Data - Collection
  • Collecting & Mapping Data - Importing
  • GIS & Story Maps “Tapas” (Quick 15 minute sessions that give a quick introduction or demo to a topic.)
    Geocaching, Presenting & Sharing GIS, Managing Media, MapWarper, Mapping Real-Time Data, OpenRefine

Now Accepting Proposals for GIS Deep Dive

We encourage those who are interested in GIS or GIS-related topics to apply for our GIS Deep Dive which provides a stipend and extra support for those who have a specific project in mind.

Core Strengths
  • R and RStudio 
  • Google Classroom
  • G-Suite Updates
  • Hands-on Course Design in Moodle
  • Teaching with Images
  • Moodle Gradebook
  • Adobe Spark
  •  “Tapas” (Quick 15 minute sessions that give a quick introduction or demo to a topic.)
    Zoom, Zotero, Moodle Advanced Forums, Google Drive File Stream, Google Keep, Pear Deck
Tech Tamer
  • Universal Design: Technology Accessible to All
  • Assessing Media Projects
  • Tools for Remote Teaching
  • Hands-on Flipped Classroom
  • Wrangling Google Drive or Where Should I Store My Stuff? 
  • Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Managing Group Work
  • Data Visualization
  • “Tapas” (Quick 15 minute sessions that give a quick introduction or demo to a topic.)
    Copyright Law &  Fair Use, Timeline JS, Moodle User Guides, Two Factor Authentication, Google Security Update, Facebook Security Update
What’s Next?
  • Hands-on 360 Video - Record & Stitch
  • Is Personalized Learning on the Horizon at L&C?
  • Hands-on 360 Video - View & Basic Editing
  • Why Digital Literacy Matters
  • Tech in Tomorrow’s Classroom
  • AR Poster Creation Workshop
  • Open Educational Resources
  • “Tapas” (Quick 15 minute sessions that give a quick introduction or demo to a topic.)
  • Digital Assistants in Education, Robot Writers, Affective Computing, Lightboard, Flipgrid, Photogrammetry

If you have questions, contact Miranda Carney-Morris or another member of the Educational Technology Team. We hope you can join us!

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