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 9:00-10:15 AM, ATLAS 200

Please bring your laptop for hands-on training opportunities.

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Fall 2014 Schedule

September 16: "Using Qualtrics to Create Meaningful Assessment Tools"

Valentina Iturbe-LaGrave, PhD Candidate, Spanish & Portuguese, Graduate Assistant, Graduate Teacher Program

Don't wait for FCQ's to flip your class! Learn novel and fun ways to assess student learning throughout the semester creating Qualtrics surveys.

September 23rd: "Learning at Thirty-frames-per-second: Teaching with Multimedia"

Dave Underwood, 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.

September 30: "Using Social Media to Teach Social Concepts"

Annie Sugar, PhD Candidate, Journalism and Mass Communication

This workshop will discuss how growing trends like visual blogging and hashtag activism provide an opportunity for instructors to use social media as an instructional tool to teach and discuss social concepts like race, gender, and sexuality in the classroom and beyond.

October 7: "Teaching with Prezi"

Marcelo Schincariol, Instructor, Spanish and Portuguese

This workshop explores the presentation software Prezi as a teaching tool for more communicative and interactive language classes.

October 14: "Portals to the Past and Present: How Primary Sources Lead Students and Scholars to New Ways of Thinking"

Susan Guinn-Chipman, Barb Losoff, and Deborah Hollis, University Libraries 

Many graduate student teachers and researchers are not aware of the rich resources held in the Special Collections Library. From primary source materials to photography and artists’ books, Special Collections offers unique materials for encouraging excellence in teaching and scholarship. Learn how you can collaborate with the librarians to develop active and creative assignments for undergraduates using primary source material.

October 21: "Diversity & Technology"

Brian Casey, PhD Candidate, Music

In this workshop we'll explore how to plan for a classroom of widely diverse learners and how we can use technological tools to better reach students of all backgrounds, perspectives and capabilities. These strategies will be applied to all aspects of the learning process from course creation to lectures, recitations and study guides and learning metrics.

October 28: "Using Naxos Music Library and Streaming Media in the Classroom"

Grace Haynes, Howard B. Waltz Music Library, University Libraries

Overwhelmed by all the streaming music and media services out there? Are you curious about which tool can best suit your needs in the classroom? In this session, we'll take a look at Naxos Music Library and more streaming resources that can be used for teaching and learning.

November 4: "Blogging as a Teaching Tool"

Alessandra Link, PhD Candidate, History

How can student blogs strengthen course goals? In this workshop we will discuss how to create a blog and the ways in which blogging can enhance student learning.