Technology Workshops

professor looking at computerGraduate Teacher Program Technology Workshop 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.

Technology Workshop Archives

Fall:  2014, 2013201220112010, 2009.

Spring: 2014, 201320122011.

Tuesdays Noon - 1 PM, ATLAS 200

Please bring your laptop for hands-on training opportunities.

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Technology Workshops Spring 2015 Schedule PDF

January 27:

Using Qualtrics to Create Meaningful Assessment Tools

Valentina Iturbe-LaGrave, Lead Coordinator, Graduate Teacher Program

Don’t wait for FCQs to flip your class! Qualtrics is an internet based data-gathering tool that CU Boulder recommends. Teachers can, for example, use Qualtrics to survey their students. Ms Iturbe-LaGrave will discuss novel and fun ways to assess student learning throughout the semester using Qualtrics survey tools.

February 3:

Technology and Language Arts

Bryan Steele, President, Lingua Galaxiae

Mr. Steele will discuss an on-line game that combines Semiotics and Systems Theory (LinguaGalaxiae.com). Because learning should be fun and connected to the real world, the game includes an element of science fiction along with each step directly tied to current events related to energy and the environment. Not only is the game directed at individual players, it can also be used as a platform for remediating incoming freshmen in need of help with thinking and writing skills.

February 10:

Creating Your Online Professional Identity

Alison Hicks, Romance Languages Librarian, University Libraries

What do people find when they google you? Are you presenting your academic and professional achievements in the best possible light? This workshop will ways in which you can use academic social networking tools such as Research Gate and Academia.edu to make connections, to upload papers, and to start to participate in the broader realm of digital scholarship.

February 17:

Designing Your Online Teaching Portfolio

Edwige Simon, Teaching & Learning with Technology Consultant, Anderson Language Technology Center

In this workshop, we will explore various teaching portfolios, learn about the best free platforms, do’s and don’ts, and you will start designing your own portfolio.

February 24:

Learning at Thirty-frames-per-second: Teaching with Multimedia

David Underwood, Consultant, OIT

In this presentation and group discussion we’ll look at how faculty at CU Boulder have been using video across the curriculum, from Religious Studies and Planetary Science to History and Business. We’ll see examples of successful assignments and student projects, discuss common fears surrounding the assignment of video projects, and talk about why some projects fail.

March 3:

Big Data and How it Affects Your Teaching

Mark Werner, Associate Director, Academic Technology Strategy and Support and Kate Allison, Coordinator for Assessment and Learning Analytics, OIT

In this session we describe the emerging field of learning analytics, how it is used on campus, and how you can employ it in your teaching.

March 10:

Careers in Digital Humanities

Thea Lindquist, Arts & Humanities Librarian, University Libraries

Ever wonder about what Digital Humanities are and what types of work opportunities are related to this field? If so, then please join in this discussion about careers in Digital Humanities in the academic setting. Both traditional teaching positions and alt-ac (alternative—academic) options will be covered.