From: Faculty and Research E-Memo (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Wed Apr 04 2007 - 21:33:24 MDT
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 21:33:24 -0600 (MDT) From: Faculty and Research E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Summer Institute for Teaching and Technology
TO: Boulder Campus Teaching & Research Faculty,
Deans, Directors, Dept Chairs, System Administration
FROM: Faculty Teaching Excellence Program
SENDER: Mary Ann Shea, Director
DATE: April 4, 2007
SUBJECT: Summer Institute for Teaching and Technology
2007 Summer Institute for New Media Pedagogy, Scholarship, and Learning
Applications can be filled out online or downloaded and printed in paper copy
format at the
FTEP web site http://www.colorado.edu/ftep
Applications are due no later than April 23, 2007. Completed forms should be
The Summer Institute, Faculty Teaching Excellence Program
Professor Michael Lightner, Co-director
570 UCB College of Engineering Research East
3100 Marine St. ARCE Rm A436
The Summer Institute will begin Monday, May 14, 2007 and continue through
Thursday May 24, 2007 from 8:30am to 4:00 pm in the College of Engineering
Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory. Applicants must be members of the
University of Colorado at Boulder community as indicated in Part I.
The Summer Institute will offer three sessions:
Session A - -CU Learn' Monday, May 14 - Tuesday May 15
Session B - -Introduction to Collaborative Pedagogy and Tools' Wednesday, May
16 - Friday, May 18
Session C- -Advanced Collaborative Tools, Social Software, Online Assessment'
Monday, May 21 - Thursday, May 24
By completing this application, you are committing to full attendance at all
days of the Summer Institute for which you are registered.
Part I: General Information
Your Name: ________________________________________
Rank: ___Full Professor ____Associate Professor ____Assistant Professor
____Sr. Instructor ____ Instructor ___GPTI ____Administrator
____Other, please specify_______________________________________
E-mail Address: _____________________________________
Campus Phone: _____________________________
# of Courses Taught AY 06/07: _________________
Total Number of students in all AY 06/07 classes___________
Summer Institute Sessions Requested: A___, B___, C___
Computers used at work or home: PC________ MAC________
NOTE: PC computers running Windows will be available at the Summer Institute.
Participants are encouraged to use their own laptops.
Summer Institute Sessions at a Glance
Session A - May 14,15
Day 1: CU Learn - Introduction to CU Learn
Day 2: CU Learn - Advanced CU Learn, Project presentations
Session B - May 16-18
Day 1: Collaborative Pedagogy - discussion and examples of white boards,
working with student groups, conference calls, email, Yahoo groups, Google
groups, Flickr, Instant Messaging (IM), etc.
Day 2: Beginning Collaborative Tools - working with basic collaborative tools
Day 3: Beginning Collaborative Tools continued. Project presentations
Session C - May 21-24
Day 1: Advanced Collaborative Tools - chatrooms, wikis, blogs, Google docs, etc.
Day 2: Social Software for Teaching and Learning - MySpace, Facebook, 43
Day 3: Online Assessment for Pedagogy - Zoomerang, SurveyMonkey, polls in
Yahoo, groups and
-surveys in CU Learn
Day 4: Additional Web Tools - searching, Wikipedia, Craigslist, YouTube,
Part II: Technology Skills:
Please rate your knowledge of the following software packages using this scale:
1.-I have never tried it.
2.-I have tried it but don't currently use it in my work.
3.-I use it occasionally, perhaps once a month or once a semester.
4.-I use it regularly, including the advanced features, every day or every week.
5.-I could teach it to others.
o-WebCT, CU Learn or other course management systems________
o-Yahoo or Google tools, such as groups, docs_______
o-Wikis or blogs_______
o-Zoomerang, SurveyMonkey, or other survey tools____
o-MySpace, Secondlife, Facebook, or other social software____
o-Instant Messaging (IM)____
Part III: Projects
The Summer Institute sessions are designed to help you develop projects related
directly to your teaching or the students' learning both in and outside of
class. Participants in Session A will begin a CU Learn site for a Fall course.
In Session B, participants will prepare at least one collaborative activity for
a Fall course. Session C participants will choose between an advanced
collaborative activity or an online assessment instrument for a Fall course.
Time is reserved on the final day of each session for faculty to present the
projects they have produced.
Briefly discuss a specific course you expect to be teaching in which you might
use the skills acquired from the Institute.
If you have any questions about the application or would like additional
information about the Summer Institute, contact Professor Michael Lightner at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-492-5180.
If you do not want to submit this application electronically, you can print it
and mail it to Michael Lightner at 570 UCB by the deadline.
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