Fall 2018 Events

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Info Sessions on Teaching with Technology

INFORMATION SESSIONS ON TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY OFFERED IN SEPTEMBER

Academic Technology Services invites faculty and instructional staff to attend a session to learn about, or to receive a refresher on, classroom applications such as Moodle, Google Apps, and other emerging technologies. Some ways in which Amherst faculty are using a variety of digital tools to accomplish their pedagogical objectives will be shared.

You may attend any one of the sessions listed below. Kindly RSVP below.

  • September 7, Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Seeley Mudd 115
  • September 12, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Seeley Mudd 115
  • September 18, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Seeley Mudd 115

We will tailor these sessions to the interests of the attendees. A possible menu of topics includes:

  • Moodle learning management for content distribution, discussions, assessment, and collaborative activities;
  • Google apps for group projects and document review;
  • Assistive technologies and the development of accessible instructional materials;
  • Active learning with classroom response systems (aka clickers), gamification, virtual reality, and augmented reality;
  • Presentation and communication from PowerPoint and screencasting to graphic and Web design;
  • Data collection and analysis using surveys, databases, and mathematical and statistical applications;
  • Mapping and 3D including geographic measurement, synthesis, and analysis, along with visualization and modeling tools;
  • Programming and high-performance computing for unique applications, big data, and machine learning.

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