Teaching Tools Academic Year 2013-14
PowerPoint- an effective tool or a snoozefest of slides?
A conversation about the effectiveness of PowerPoint as used by students and faculty.
Tuesday, April 29th, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Presenter: Renina Flores, Asst. Professor of Voice and Diction
Professor Flores’ presentation on tips for guiding students to more effective PowerPoint presentations will be followed by a conversation on faculty use of PowerPoint presentations with their students.
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014,12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Nuria Alonso García, Foreign Language Studies and Global Studies
Elizabeth Tangney, Global Studies Student ePortfolio Coordinator
Using electronic portfolios to enhance and assess student learning has become a common pedagogical practice. Nuria Alonso García and Elizabeth Tangney will share the Global Studies experience with ePortfolios. Participants will discuss how they might implement ePortfolios in their courses and programs to further support student engagement and ownership of learning.
Friday, March 21st, 2014, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Eric Hartman, Assistant Professor of Global Studies
Eric Sung, Associate Professor of Photography
Telling stories is a powerful way to convey a message. Digital storytelling can help you achieve your learning objectives in the classroom. Come listen to faculty experiences with digital storytelling and explore the possibility for your students.
Hands On, Brains On
Friday, November 8th, 2013, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Paul Czech, Chemistry/Biochemistry
Heather McPherson, Art
Using Physical Demonstrations & Close Looking to Illuminate Core Concepts.
Reimagining the Large Lecture
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Terry McGoldrick, Theology
Adrian Weimer, History
A Conversation about what makes for a good balance between engaged participation and the demands of content.