Engaging Students through Technology— A Symposium for Faculty: October 26
October 16, 2012,
Volume 59, No. 08
Engaging Students through Technology, a symposium for faculty and instructors will be held on Friday, October 26, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
It will be hosted by the Penn Libraries’ David B. Weigle Information Commons in conjunction with the School of Arts & Sciences.
Inside Out: Using Technology to Enhance Classroom Interactions will address the following topics:
- How can social media enhance face-to-face interactions with students?
- How can video and collaboration tools help students demonstrate their mastery of concepts?
- How can tech tools free up valuable class time and what can be done with this time?
The symposium will include a faculty panel, a student panel, lunch and an unconference-style afternoon where participants propose sessions.
10 to 11:15 a.m.—Cohen Hall Room 402
Faculty panel, including Al Filreis, Shannon Lundeen and Peter Struck (SAS), and Connie Scanga (Nursing).
11:15 a.m. to noon—Cohen Hall Room 402
Peter Decherney (SAS) will facilitate a panel discussion of undergraduate students who will share their perspectives.
Noon to 3 p.m.—Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Lunch with symposium presenters in the Weigle Information Commons followed by multiple afternoon sessions with topics proposed by participants.
For more information and to register visit wic.library.upenn.edu
Registration is open for Penn faculty and instructors. Interested graduate students can email firstname.lastname@example.org to be included on a space-available basis.