Technology Day for Faculty and Staff, January 18

Posted on 1/13/2012 12:17:35 PM

All IUP faculty and staff are invited to explore new tech ground at the second annual Technology Day, Wednesday, January 18, in Stouffer Hall. This free, daylong event will offer 36 presentations, covering a wide spectrum of tools and topics, by faculty and staff across the university who’ve volunteered to share their expertise.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. with a welcome address and overview. Sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. (all sessions are 50 minutes, with 10-minute breaks between) and continue until 4:00 p.m., when we’ll have a wrap-up and prize drawings for attendees. See the complete schedule of sessions and times. 

No registration is required—just show up! ACT 48 credit is available. Lunch is on your own.

Technology Day is sponsored by the College of Education and Educational Technology. If you’d like more information, contact Dr. Lloyd Onyett, assistant dean for Technology for the College of Education and Educational Technology, at

Sample Sessions:

Here are just some of the tools you can learn about. See the complete schedule of sessions and times.

  • Living-Learning Technology Resources
  • IUP’s New Calendar Solution
  • Twitter Backchannels: Extending the Classroom Discussion
  • There’s an App for That
  • Creating Teachable Moments: Demonstration of Live Online Webinars via D2L and Hands-on Experiences with Digital Video Clips
  • 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
  • Photoshop Elements: An Introduction
  • New Test Scoring System Overview
  • Prezi! Not Your Grandma’s PowerPoint
  • R U Serious? Welcoming Cell Phones in the Classroom
  • The Power of Podcasting
  • Using NVivo Software for Qualitative Research
  • PhotoShop Lightroom: An Introduction
  • Creating Video Tutorials Using Screencast-O-Matic
  • Using Facebook to Encourage and Monitor Students Working on Group Projects
  • Don’t get Bitter…Just Twitter