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Teaching with Tech Certificate

Teaching With Technology Certificate Program

A series of Workshops Sponsored by the

Center for Excellence In Teaching

Program Objectives for Faculty

Demonstrate greater awareness of technologies in teaching.

Demonstrate greater skills with technology.

Select appropriate technologies for the classroom.

Responsibly  integrate technology into teaching.

Assess self-growth with regard to teaching with technology.

 

Program Overview

Workshops will be offered on a rotating basis, three workshops per semester. Workshop schedules will be varied to meet diverse faculty needs, workshops can be taken in any order, and there is no time limit to complete the program. However, in order to receive a certificate of completion, faculty will need to successfully complete all six workshops. See additional evaluation methods below.

 

Assessment

Workshops will include short participant surveys and assessments, and faculty will be required to maintain a Reflective Teaching Portfolio that can be made available for collegial review at the time of completion. Those who receive a certificate will be invited to comment on other teaching portfolios, promoting a community of teaching practice. To learn more about the Reflective Teaching portfolio, please visit http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/teaching-guides/reflecting/teaching-portfolios/#guidelines

 

Additional information on Teaching Portfolios can be found on the CET web site under links and in the archives of the Adjunct Institute at http://www.fitnyc.edu/cet

 

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Program of Courses


Creating, Managing and Sharing Materials on the Computer:

The more you use digital content in your courses, the more data needs to prepared, formatted, named and managed.  This hands-on session will focus on ways to format and share content with your colleagues and students that assures easy access to sharing while protecting authorship and unintended editing. If you are preparing or creating lectures, presentations, assignments or reading materials, this session will form a solid foundation of best practices.
* April 10th 12:30-2pm
  Note that you must be registered to attend. Contact Celia Baez at
celia_Baez@fitnyc.edu
 

Tools in the Cloud:

Cloud based tools such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Creative Cloud offer faculty and students seamless and easy to learn techniques for sharing content and for collaboration. Cloud tools offer opportunities for team based assessable tasks for both groups large and small. FIT will be launching several cloud-based tools in the coming semesters. This is an opportunity to preview ways you can get started now.
* April 1st 12:30-2pm  Note that you must be registered to attend. Contact Celia Baez at
celia_Baez@fitnyc.edu
 

Interactive Tools and Media:

Video, screencasts, sound based presentations and discussions are a staple in many teaching and learning situations. This session will demonstrate tools that are available at FIT or easily accessible and offer choices that add dimensionality and presence to your teaching strategies. Products to explore in this session include VoiceThread, QuickTime, Screen Chomp and Jing.
* May 8th 12:30-2pm  Note that you must be registered to attend. Contact Celia Baez at
celia_Baez@fitnyc.edu
 

Presentations:

This workshop will focus on creating and presenting in the classroom and online. There are many dynamic tools that offer ways to make and share lecture/presentation content. This session explores best practices and products used in creating and presenting in class and sharing online in order to enhance student engagement. We will look at Prezi, PowerPoint, Keynote and other methods.  
 

Social Media in Teaching: 

Social media can be used strategically to leverage student engagement and interaction. This hands-on session explores primary tools that are easily accessible and simple to use. We will look at how products promote active engagement and add interest to your classes. We will also look at Twitter, LinkedIn and Flipboard and other related tools.    
 

ANGEL/Blackboard Course Management:

ANGEL is the specified course learning management system for FIT and, by 2015 Blackboard will be used throughout SUNY. Skills developed using ANGEL are largely transportable to Blackboard, so do not wait if you want to share content with your students.  Start now by taking this hands-on session. Explore ways to engage and interact with your students and compliment your teaching strategies.
       

 




 
 
 

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