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Teaching with Technology Institute Returns to LIU Post

Educational technology conference for professors June 27-28

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Morgan Lyle,Assistant Director of Public Relations
LIU Post, Long Island University
516-299-4177

Brookville, NY – The Teaching with Technology Institute, a seminar offered through the Teaching & Learning Initiative at Long Island University, will offer up a compendium of technology-rich solutions for LIU professors Wednesday and Thursday, June 27-28 at LIU Post in Brookville.

"Teaching with Technology" presents the latest thinking in educational technology and empowers professors to share experiences and increase their knowledge of high-tech teaching tools. Session topics will include e-textbooks, copyright in the digital age, Twitter as a teaching tool and many more. The featured session will be an examination of the New Media Consortium's 2012 Horizon Report.

The seminar begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 5:30 p.m. both days.  A similar program with different topics will be presented at LIU Brooklyn on Monday and Tuesday, June 25-26.

The schedule for the LIU Post program includes:

Wednesday, June 27

  • New Online Teaching Resources Library Guide
  • Safe Assign as a Writing Teaching tool
  • E-Texts
  • Powerpoint Alternatives
  • BYOD - Bring Your Own Device
  • Student iPad Showcase
  • Bring Your Own App (BYOA)
  • Get the Most Out of Post!
  • Optimal Resume and Going Global
  • Screencasting Tools
  • The 2012 Horizon Report, Higher Education Edition
  • The TEACH Act
  • Creating a Video Platform for Learning
  • Twitter as a Pedagogical Tool

Thursday, June 28

  • Using Rubrics in Blackboard
  • Active Learning in the Cloud
  • Best Practices for Using Audio and Video
  • E-portfolios in Digication
  • Online Certificate Program in Mobile GIS App Development
  • Sloan-C Resources for Faculty
  • Getting the Most Out of PowerPoint
  • Education in Game Design
  • Blended Learning Showcase
  • Augmented Reality iPhone App
  • Cutting-edge Visualization Techniques for Big Data
  • On the Edge with Chris League

 The Institute features open lab time throughout. To view the calendar of events, visit http://www.liu.edu/Academic-Affairs/TLI/TTI.aspx

Posted 06/21/2012

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