Technology for College Teachers

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.

June 10 - Creating a Technology Policy for Your Course

Susanne Stadlbauer, Lead Coordinator, Graduate Teacher Program

In this workshop we will consider how to write a technology policy for your course. You will need to consider how you plan to use technology, which technologies you might like to avoid in your classroom, and how to write your policy into your syllabus. You will leave with a draft of your policy completed.

June 17 - Using Prezi to Guide Your Classroom Presentations

Valentina Iturbe-LaGrave, Spanish & Portuguese

In this workshop we will explore a tried-and-true Prezi format that has worked well in the classroom: first we will present a main concept, followed by a brief three minute written or oral response exercise, then the same concept will be expanded upon and followed by another brief guided exercise. Make your lectures colorful and dynamic, while keeping all your students “on the same page”. Bring your laptop or tablet, and create your own Prezi!

June 24 - Campus IT Services: What¹s in IT for you

Greg Stauffer, PR & Communication Professional, OIT

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) offers a plethora of services that support teachers’ and students’ daily productivity, teaching, research, and creative work. What are they? What can they do to make your work life better? Come hear the latest and what’s coming down the pike including: email, calendaring, and Office 365; large file transfer; campus wireless access; campus site licenses and best prices on software; and technology learning opportunities.

July 8 - Google+ Hangouts

Cory Pavicich and Brad Grabham, Academic Technology Consultants, OIT

Come learn how one central feature of Google+, Google Hangouts, is already used as a pow- erful video conferencing platform to connect faculty and other professionals. Learn to use it to connect your students to each other, to you, and to potential collaborations with students in your field around the world.

July 15 - Using Technology for Peer Learning

Viktoriya Oliynyk, Academic Technology Consultant, OIT Rebecca Kallemeyn, Academic Technology Assistant, OIT

Research has shown that peer assessment is an effective assessment tool and can improve student learning. This workshop will introduce participants to effective peer assessment prac- tices and technologies for facilitating peer assessment.

July 22 - Social Media in the Classroom: Principles and Practices

Mark Gammon, Academic Technology Consultant, OIT

Interested in using social media as a way to enhance students’ experience in your class? Join us for this interactive workshop that will use a principles-based approach to social media. The session will highlight core ideas, common questions, and effective practices for using social media in the classroom.