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Tammie Dudley <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 29 Oct 2010 10:18:04 -0400
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You're Invited to Teaching with Technology - November 2-3, 2010

Did you know that technology has been effective in helping students learn faster and more effectively? Just look around and you will see that technology has become an important part of society. More so, technology has become a powerful option and tool for teaching. 

This fall, Information Systems and Technology (IS&T), the Center for Teaching and Learning and the University Library cordially invite you to Teaching with Technology at GSU, a two-day event of technology workshops for GSU faculty, teaching assistants and instructional staff on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 2-3, 2010, in the Exchange, Library South, Room 106 (

To register for workshops, go to: 

During this event, you will hear presentations about the uses of technology inside the classroom, such as Electronic Portfolios, Hybrid Courses, Tools for Online Exercises, Web 2.0 for mobile technology and much more. Training in technologies can allow educators to add multimedia options, such as podcasting, to their classes to help appeal to a greater number of students and create a more meaningful learning experience. Whether you are new to incorporating technology into your classroom or have expert experience, these workshops are an excellent opportunity to learn or provide a refresher on ways technology can benefit your teaching. 

Light refreshments provided throughout the day. A list of workshops and presenters are below.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010
9 - 9:50 a.m.	Hybrid Courses: Blending Traditional Content with Technology (Dr. Jan Ligon)   	
10 - 10:50 a.m.  Tools for Online Exercises: Research and Program Evaluation	(Dr. Mary Ohmer) 
11 - 11:50 a.m. Web 2.0 and the Mobile Technology- A New Pedagogical Model (Dr. David McDonald)	
12 - 12:50 p.m. Teaching Spanish with Technology: Take it or... take it, but.. (Dr. Oscar Moreno) 	
1 - 1:50 p.m.	Using Corpus-Based Technology in Language Teaching (Dr. Eric Friginal)
2 - 2:50 p.m.	Electronic Portfolio (Dr. George Pullman)
3 - 3:50 p.m.	Social Explorer: Visualization and the Use of US Demographic Data for Teaching and Research (Joseph Hurley and Christopher Pell)
Wednesday, November 3, 2010	
9 - 9:50 a.m.	Student Web Pages and Online Presentations (Dr. Jennifer Lawrence)		
10 -10:50 a.m.	Zotero: The Researcher's Power Tool (Jason Puckett)	
11 -11:50 a.m.  Connecting with Millennials: How the University Library is Responding to Today's Student (Cliff Landis and Sarah Steiner)  
12 - 12:50 p.m. Student Centered Active Learning Environment - Held in Room 500 Classroom South.- (Dr. Brian Thoms)		
1 - 1:50 p.m.	Redesigning the Quantitative Core in Psychology	(Dr. Kim Darnell)	
2 - 2:50 p.m.	Mapping Across the Curriculum (Using Google Maps): (Dr. Brennan Collins) 	
3- 3:50 p.m. 	When Class Time Runs Out: Creating Online Lectures (Dr. Shelby Frost)	

For additional information, contact Kenya Johnson ([log in to unmask]).