College Technology Day: January 18, 2012

Posted on 12/7/2011 9:44:12 PM

The IUP College of Education and Educational Technology will host its second Technology Day in Stouffer Hall on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 (the Wednesday of the week preceding the first week of the Spring semester).

Thirty-six separate sessions have been scheduled, covering a wide spectrum of technology-related topics. The welcome address and overview will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the various sessions (fifty-minute sessions with ten-minute breaks between) starting at 9:00 a.m. and continuing until 4:00 p.m., then a wrap-up session, including prize drawings for attendees.

See the complete schedule of events and times. All sessions will be held in Stouffer classrooms and labs.

Many faculty and staff members across the university have volunteered to share their expertise and ideas.

All IUP employees are invited to attend. There is no charge for attendance, and no preregistration is required. ACT 48 credit is available. Lunch is on your own.

If you have any questions about Technology Day, contact Dr. Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, at for more information.

The Sessions Will Include:

  • Creating a Show and Tell PowerPoint Presentation
  • Living-Learning Technology Resources
  • IUP’s New Calendar Solution
  • Twitter Backchannels: Extending the Classroom Discussion
  • Uses of Simulation in Teaching and Learning
  • There’s an App for That
  • Creating Teachable Moments: Demonstration of Live Online Webinars via D2L and Hands-on Experiences with Digital Video Clips
  • Writing for Publication: Using Google Documents to Collaborate with other Scholars
  • Teaching Online Courses – A Panel of Experienced Faculty
  • The Benefits of Assistive Technology for Students with and without Disabilities: Using Read & Write Gold
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Don’t Lecture – Do assessment, Remediation, and More Assessment
  • Photoshop Elements: An Introduction
  • New Test Scoring System Overview
  • Pros and cons of Using the Wimba Live Classroom versus Narrated PowerPoint Lectures for On-Campus and Off-Campus Students
  • Peer Editing using Google Docs and
  • Virtual Worlds in the Classroom
  • Using Technology to Assess Students' Mastery of Content and Alter Instruction
  • EndNote Bibliographic Management Software for Efficient Research
  • Prezi! Not Your Grandma’s PowerPoint
  • Remote Observation of Student Teachers
  • Conducting Synchronous Sessions in Online Courses: Considerations & Best Practices
  • Creating Instructional Tutorials with CamStudio
  • Easy Video Lectures for Online Classes
  • Turnitin: Electronic Tools for Plagiarism Awareness and Prevention
  • R U Serious? Welcoming Cell Phones in the Classroom
  • The Power of Podcasting
  • Using NVivo Software for Qualitative Research
  • Practical Tips for Prepping Your Online Course
  • Creating Exams Within Moodle
  • PhotoShop Lightroom: An Introduction
  • Creating Video Tutorials Using Screencast-O-Matic
  • Using Facebook to Encourage and Monitor Students Working on Group Projects
  • Tablet Computers (iPads and Androids): How We Can Use Them in Education
  • Don’t get Bitter…Just Twitter
  • Pragmatic Perspective: The Implementation of New Technologies into the Classroom