Thank you for joining us for the 2013 Summer Institute for Teaching with Technology! Below, you’ll find the day’s schedule. If you’d like to contribute by taking notes on the session you attend, please visit our SITT 2013 Notes page and access the appropriate Google Documents.
Thanks to all of you who have registered and indicated your lunch preference.
Location: Hutchison Hall
9:00 Introductions & Welcomes (115 Hutchison)
Upcoming ATS initiatives (ATS Director David Levin)
Future Directions for UC Davis (group discussion)
11-12:30 Innovative Teaching Panels (73, 75, & 93 Hutchison)
Technology in the Physical Classroom (73 Hutchison)
Sarah Perrault (University Writing Program) and Tim Leamy (Academic Technology Services) will share their knowledge of and experiences with using technology to teach in computer classrooms; Bryan Enderle (Chemistry) and Derald Reedy (Academic Technology Services) will describe their experiences using technology to facilitate instruction in large lecture halls.
Innovative Teaching (75 Hutchison)
Sam Nichols (Music), Annaliese Franz (Chemistry), Lisa Pruitt (Law), and Andy Jones (UWP & ATS) will share tips and tricks for successful, student-centered teaching, focusing on creating innovative assignments and encouraging collaboration.
Teaching in Virtual Environments (93 Hutchison)
Mary Stewart (Education & ATS), James Carey (Entomology), and John Owens (Electrical and Computer Engineering) will describe their experiences with developing for and teaching in hybrid environments, online environments, and MOOCs.
12:30-2 Lunch (115 Hutchinson, and outside under the trees)
Burritos and bottled water from Dos Coyotes!
2-3:30 Digital Tools Workshops (73, 75, & 93 Hutchison)
Tools for Discussion and Content Creation (73 Hutchison)
Dan Comins will introduce you to tools that facilitate productive discussions and help you deliver content in a more engaging way: Piazza, Twiddla, and content “mash-up” tools Dipity (timelines) and ThingLink (interactive images).
The LMS Transition & Tools for Networked Teaching (75 Hutchison)
Steve Faith, Andy Jones, and Greg Kuperberg will demonstrate the differences between SmartSite (run by Sakai) and LMS alternatives that we are considering (Canvas, Desire2Learn), and demo the following tools for networked teaching: box.com, Google +, and WikiSpaces. In addition to experimenting with the digital tools, you will have the opportunity to explore Canvas and Desire2Learn.
Amy Kautzman, Rosemary Capps, and Mary Stewart will lead you in a discussion of how to approach intellectual property in both face-to-face and online education. They will also demo tools for finding appropriate images (Creative Commons Search) and media (MERLOT, TedEd).
4:00 Wrap-Up, moderated by CETL Director Chris Thaiss (115 Hutchison)