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Faculty Technology Institute Workshops


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We offer one workshop per track at 9 and 10:30 each day, break for lunch, and then host a general afternoon session open to everyone in the L&C community.

We are currently working on the 2015 schedule which will offer a mix of hands-on training, discussion and demonstration and short 20 minute “Quick Byte” sessions centered around Assessment and Data Analytics, Teaching in the Cloud, Multimedia Methods, and Digital Skills for Students.

In the meantime, for a taste of what to expect see the 2014 schedule below:  

2014 Track 1 - Everyday Essentials

Sessions in this track focus on a wide range of technology you use regularly both in and out of the classroom.  

Quick Bytes (20 minute mini-sessions):
Google Drive Gems:  Google Drive App OverviewGet Organized with Google DriveGoogle Docs and Sheets Add-ins

LC Tools for FacultyWebAdvisorLive Whale Profiles, GradeKeeper

2014 Track 2 - The Online Classroom 

Previously the Moodle track, this year we decided to focus our second track on the online classroom, regardless of the platform.  Since the class web page is often the starting point for online interactions with your class, we will have hands-on sessions that focus on building class websites in Moodle or Google Sites.  Other sessions will focus on designing online activities no matter the publishing tool.  

Quick Bytes (20 minute mini-sessions)
The Online Classroom: Welcoming Students Online, Making the Online Classroom AccessibleSpeech to Transcript

Student Work Online:  Collecting Student Work in GoogleCollecting Student Work in MoodleTracking Student Activity in Moodle

2014 Track 3 - Teaching with Technology

The physical classroom is still very much part of what we do at Lewis & Clark.  In this track we focus on thoughtful incorporation of digital and visual literacy into your curriculum as well as specific technology you can use in the classroom or for digital assignments. 

Quick Bytes (20 minute mini-sessions)
Student Projects with Mobile:  We’ll show off three examples

Tablets in the Classroom - Instructor Apps“App Synergy” for Organization & ProductivityIn-class Mobile AppsMobile Presentation Tools

2014 Track 4 - Looking Forward

In our final track, we’ll take a look at emerging technology and trends we expect to change what we do in the future.  

Quick Bytes (20 minute mini-sessions)

Powerpoint Alternatives - Check out three of our favorite alternatives to PowerPoint - Prezi, Google Slides and Haiku Deck!

Emerging Trends: Augmented RealityLearning Analytics and Virtual Assistants

2014 Afternoon Sessions 

Why Games?
The Classroom of the Future
Wearable Technology and the Quantifiable Self
Learning Analytics and Big Data

Don’t see something you’re interested in learning more about?  Contact Miranda Carney-Morris at mccm@lclark.edu or 503-768-7220.

 

We’ve just set our 2014 schedule.  We have three types of workshops:  Hands-on training, discussion and demonstration and twenty minute mini “Quick Byte” sessions.