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Spring 2017 Workshops

May 15th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: Faculty Technology Institute 2017
    Kick off the summer with a fun filled week exploring technology you can use in teaching and research. With over 50 workshops on everyday topics such as tech for sharing course materials to emerging trends like 3D printing there is something for everyone.  Visit us at to register or for more information.
  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - In Class Polling Update

    With TurningPoint clickers no longer supported, we are exploring new BYOD (bring your own device) options for in-class polling. We’ll demo PollEverywhere and PearDeck, hear from some of our faculty who have used each, and discuss the pros and cons of each.

May 16th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - Augmented & Virtual Reality

    As Augmented and Virtual Reality technology becomes more immersive and able to deliver simulated learning experiences that look, sound and even feel real, what will this mean for education? What opportunities and challenges will immersive experiences with educational content create? In this session we’ll briefly touch tech we’ve been exploring over the course of the 2016-17 academic year and give participants a change to try our VR and AR devices including VR phone viewers, Samsung Gear VR, Microsoft Holo Lens, and the HTC Vive.

May 17th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - What Does Digital Literacy Mean in Higher Education?

    The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition identified improving diital literacy as a solvable challenge - one we understand and know how to solve. An Adobe commissioned report released in October 2016 suggests three models of digital literacy and responses to this report suggests that there is no one size fits all approach to improving digital literacy

May 18th, 2017