Summer Series in Technology

Graduate Teacher Program Technology for College Teachers Summer Series

All workshops count toward GTP certificate requirements.
All graduate students, undergraduate teaching &
learning assistants, postdoctoral fellows,
faculty, and staff are welcome at GTP events and activities.
For further information, please call 303-492-4902.

Summer Series Workshop Archives

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Please plan on bringing your laptop to the workshops for hands-on learning.

Workshops will begin on Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30pm, June 10th through July 29, 2015.

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June 10 – Roser ATLAS 200

Technologies for Facilitating Instruction at the Kolb LSI Poles

Mark Werner, Associate Director of Academic Technology Strategy and Support, OIT
In this workshop we will explore what makes a
technology well-suited to facilitate teaching and learning
and how various educational technologies could be used
to illustrate course content using technologies that help
students reflect, experiment, conceptualize, or have a
concrete experience.

June 17 – Roser ATLAS 200

Designing for Students in Desire2Learn

Courtney Fell, Academic Technology Design Team, OIT
Learning management systems, such as Desire2Learn,
are simply another tool for your teaching toolbox. As you
draft your syllabus and plan for the semester, envision
the online student experience and consider how you can
create a space for meaningful student interaction. In this
workshop, we will explore ways you can design a D2L
environment that is student-centered and engaging.

June 24 – HUMN 125

Performance versus Reality in Images of Gender and Race Diversity in the Classroom

Annie Sugar, Ph.D. Candidate and Instructor, Media Studies College of Media, Communication and Information
This interactive workshop will analyze the portrayals of
gender and race in images used in academic materials
in STEM fields as well as the arts and humanities.
Participants will discuss these images and their
messages. Then, they will propose solutions they
might pursue when they use or create visuals for their
classroom materials.

July 1 – Roser ATLAS 200

Technologies for Questions

Viktoriya Oliynyk, Academic Technology Design Team, OIT
Questions are integral to any teaching and learning
environment. In this session you will learn about
technologies that you can use for asking questions in
a creative and effective way. We will look at such tools
as Clickers, Google Moderator, Qualtrics, and the
Quizzes tool in D2L.

July 8 – Roser ATLAS 200

Using Technologies for Social Media to Build Collegiality and Group Work

Edwige Simon, Teaching & Learning with Technology Consultant, Anderson Language & Technology Center
This hands-on workshop will explore the affordances
and potential pitfalls of using main social media outlets
(Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to facilitate group work and
community building among students. Please bring
your computer!

July 15 – Roser ATLAS 229

Technologies for Assessment

Rebecca Kallemeyn and Viktoriya Oliynyk, Academic Technology Design Team, OIT
Frequent assessments benefit student learning in
many ways, but administering these assessments
can be challenging and time-consuming. Technology
can streamline this process, saving instructor time
and providing more timely feedback to students. In
this session we will review a selection of universitysupported
technologies, such as, D2Ls
assessment tools, and Qualtrics, which you can use to
assess student learning and gather student feedback
on your course.