• Teaching & Technology Series

Challenges of Teaching On-Line Courses

Tuesday, October 7 ~ 2-3:30pm

Led by Patricia Hogan, Associate Professor, Environmental Engineering

Learn about the teaching, organizational, and mental jumps one professor made to convert a classroom-based science course into a completely virtual experience. You will also hear her reflections on the student-instructor relationship in a virtual space.


Podcasting in the Classroom

Tuesday, October 28 ~ 2-3:30pm

Led by Eric Dewar, Assistant Professor, Biology and Michelle Bolser, Educational Technology Coordinator

Faculty can use podcasts to distribute course content on the web. Lectures and class discussions can be recorded for student review and for faculty development, but podcasts can also be woven into more interactive student study groups and course assignments. Come learn podcasting production basics and brainstorm about how your classes might use them.


Using Virtual Reality Technologies to explore worlds

** Please note that the date has changed from 11/11 to 11/13**

Thursday, November 13 ~ 1-2:30pm (Please note this takes place in the Sawyer Library Instruction Lab)

Led by Michael Kraten, Assistant Professor, Accounting

In this presentation, audience members will join the speaker in a virtual classroom for an experiential learning exercise and behavioral research activity. The session will be held in the professional conference facilities of rhe Second Life Association of CPA's, a global organization established by the real-world Maryland Association of CPAs.