Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 2 of 5: Community & Connection

This entry is Part 2 of the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology five-part blog series, which includes write-ups on (1) Equity & Accessibility, (2) Community & Connection, (3) Video, (4) Multimodal/Multitasking, and (5) Breakout Rooms.  Part 2. Community & Connection In each square of the Zoom screen’s technicolor grid of avatars is a […]

Trends from SITT 2020 | Part 1 of 5: Equity & Accessibility

Lillian Jones, guest blogger for The Wheel, is the author of this series. Lillian is a doctoral student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, studying Hispanic linguistics and second language acquisition. Her research interests include educational technologies, computer-mediated communication, computer assisted language learning, and pedagogical applications of messaging apps and social media. In her […]

Online Teaching Strategies, Ideas, and Tools Planned for Fall: Evaluation Report from SITT 2020

  Fei Xue and Larissa Saco, Graduate Student Researchers for Academic Technology Series, are the authors of this blog post.   Introduction The Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) experienced its highest participation to date – over 200 participants attended live webinars, watched pre-recorded faculty talks and interviews, and participated in discussions about teaching […]

Trends from SITT 2020: A Five-Part Blog Series Coming Soon!

Lillian Jones, guest blogger for The Wheel, is the author of this series. Lillian is a doctoral student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, studying Hispanic linguistics and second language acquisition. Her research interests include educational technologies, computer-mediated communication, computer assisted language learning, and pedagogical applications of messaging apps and social media. In her […]

Thank You for Participating in SITT 2020

Dear Participants in the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology, Thanks to all of you who participated in SITT this year! We’ve heard from many of you that the necessarily virtual approach to this year’s institute addressed many needs: it allowed more of you to participate, it facilitated an active back-channel of discussions and […]

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SITT is Next Week! Register Now for Individual Live Events!

Dear Faculty Colleagues, Thanks so much to those of you who have already registered for the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology. We start next week! I write to remind you to register separately for the individual live events offered next week during SITT 2020. Registering for each individual event allows you to receive […]

Live Events Schedule for Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology

Dear Faculty Colleagues, The schedule of live events for the 2020 Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) is now available for your review! At the SITT 2020 Live Events webpage, you can review the live webinar and discussion offerings, peruse speakers’ bios, and register for any and all live events of your interest. Event topics […]

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SITT 2020 Call for Virtual Faculty Contributors and Presenters

Dear Faculty Colleagues, In response to the continued need for physical distancing, this year’s Summer Institute on Teaching and Technology (SITT) will take place entirely online with a mix of pre-recorded presentations and live webinars on July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. The theme of SITT this year is “Remotely Possible: Moving Beyond the Emergency.” I […]