ITE January 2016 Workshop

 


 

 

Day 1: January 13, 2016

8:30 - 9:30

Registration, Breakfast, and Introductions

PC Mall Room 38

 

Methodology/Pedagogy Track

Technology Track

9:30 - 10:30

Writing Assessable Student Learning Outcomes

Discover how the language of your learning outcomes affects student success in your courses. Attendees should bring copies of their syllabi to workshop in this hands-on session.

Dr. Megan O’Neill

PC Mall Room 37

All About Moodle! Basics and Advanced!

Get familiar with Moodle, NJIT’s Learning Management System. Choose between a basic session (that will run until 11:30) or a shorter more advanced session.

Michael Koskinen and Jenna Walther

PC Mall Room 38 (more advanced)

PC Mall Room 40 (basic)

10:30 - 11:30

Using Electronic Portfolios for Reflective Learning and Student Assessment - Discover how ePortfolios can be used to enhance student learning and programmatic assessment. Attendees will work with examples of ePortfolio applications available at NJIT.

Dr. Regina Collins

PC Mall Room 39        

The Do's and Don'ts of Online Teaching & Learning

Explore the fundamentals of creating and delivering a successful online course. This workshop outlines the necessary steps an instructor will need to take when designing and developing an online course.

 Nafiza Akter & Ken Ronkowitz

PC Mall Room 40

11:30

Lunch: PC Mall Room 38

12 - 1

Lunch with the CIO - A brief presentation by the NJIT Associate Provost for Information Services & Technology and Chief Information Officer about changes and improvements to IT Services for the upcoming year followed-up with an opportunity for general questions.

David Ullman 

PC Mall Room 38

 

1 - 2

Effective Student Groups in Lab Settings - This session will share strategies for effectively using groups in a lab setting.

Dr. Robert Barat 

PC Mall Room 37

 

Using WebEx in the Classroom

We will work through strategies for using WebEx in the classroom including setup, engaging remote students and effectively using WebEX’s advanced features.

Michael Koskinen

PC Mall Room 40

2 - 3

Academic Assessment for NJIT Accreditation The newly adopted Middle States Commission on Higher Education’s Standards of Excellence will be presented. There will then be a discussion of the steps NJIT is taking to align our assessment activities with these standards in order to ensure our institution meets these standards for accreditation.

Dr. Charles Brooks

PC Mall Room 38

3

Drawing for prizes - PC Mall Room 38

To register send an email to ite@njit.edu

 

Day 2: January 14, 2016

 

8:30 AM –9:30

Breakfast and Introductions

PC Mall Room 38

 

Methodology/Pedagogy Track

Technology Track

9:30 -10:30

The Role of Student Engagement in the Learning Process

In this session we will briefly discuss what research studies have shown regarding student engagement in the learning process.  Various ways of engaging students in small as well as large classes will be presented along with tips for their implementation.

Dr. Basil Baltzis

PC Mall Room 36

The Moodle Gradebook

One of the most complex parts of Moodle can be the gradebook. In this session we will learn tips and tricks to help improve your experience in grading your students.

Michael Koskinen

PC Mall Room 40

10:30-11:30

Curriculum Redesign

Presentation on the strategy and implementation for a large enrollment class in the School of Management.

Jack Wagner

PC Mall Room 36

Camtasia Relay

Use Camtasia Relay to create and incorporate learning objects into the curriculum.

Jenna Walther

PC Mall Room 40

11:30

Lunch: PC Mall Room 38

12-1

Lunch with the Provost: A brief presentation by the NJIT Provost and Senior Executive Vice President followed by an opportunity to ask questions.

Dr. Fadi Deek 

PC Mall Room 38

 

1-2

Finding and Using Open Educational Resources (OER)

Discuss strategies for locating and using these free teaching and learning materials that are available openly on the internet.

Blake Haggerty

PC Mall Room 39

Course Design Recommendations

During the session we will look at different course design suggestions and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each individual design from the instructor and student perspectives.

Nafiza Akter 

PC Mall Room 37

2-3

Best Practices in Digital Learning - Join us for a discussion where we look at some best practice examples of Digital Learning at NJIT. This includes examples of courses that are currently being offered.

Blake Haggerty

PC Mall Room 38

3

Drawing for Prizes - PC Mall Room 38

To register send an email to ite@njit.edu

 

 

Day 3: January 15, 2016

Creating Multimedia Learning Objects

 

 

Note: This is a special full-day workshop and requires separate registration.  If you are interested in attending please contact ite@njit.edu.

 

9:00 AM - 9:30

Breakfast and Introductions

105 Cullimore

9:30 – 10:30

Planning Your Learning Object

Learn the fundamentals of learning object (LO) creation. This includes breaking down a lecture into topics and subtopics, and creating an outline for preparing a script/talking points.

105 Cullimore

10:30 - 11:30

Creation Phase

Before you can bring your LO to life you need to have the necessary software and hardware. During this session participants will break-up into teams and create an actual recording using Camtasia Relay. We will provide laptops and headphones. If possible, participants should bring some sample class materials that can be used to create a LO.

105 Cullimore

11:30 - 12:30

Design and Implementation Phase

Once the file is created you will need to be able to share the material with your students.  This session will cover strategies for sharing learning objects with students.

105 Cullimore

12:30 - 1:00

Lunch & Discussion

This will be an opportunity to share the learning objects that we created.

105 Cullimore