This two-day Winterim series focuses on strategies for using technology to engage students through active learning. Attendance for both days is free of charge and includes lunch and refreshments. Sign up today using your UW-Whitewater Net ID at: https://signup.uww.edu. The workshops are listed under “iCIT-LTC Training.” You can register for either the January 11, 2012 Regional Faculty Conference on Active Learning or the January 12, 2012 Desire2Learn (D2L) Workshop, or you can register for both.
Using Technology to Promote Active Learning
Join us on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) for the 2012 UW-System Southeast Regional Conference! The keynote and sessions on mobile learning and planning for the future of education will be given by Dr. Curtis Bonk, an expert on active learning. A myriad of technologies and pedagogical strategies used to promote active learning will be showcased. Instructors from UW-Milwaukee, UW-Parkside, UW Colleges, and UW-Whitewater will share their best practices in the use of interactive activities and games, student-created video, ePortfolio, social media, and mobile technology for teaching and learning. UW-Whitewater instructors currently have access to priority registration. Secure your spot today, seating is limited! For more information and the event schedule, visit: http://geturl.uww.edu/15a
Desire2Learn (D2L) Winterim Workshop
This workshop will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 (9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.). The “What’s New” and “How-To” sessions will help you solve challenges with quizzing, discussions, managing content, plagiarism detection, and assessment using the new rubric tool. Participants can attend all day or register for individual sessions. Lunch and refreshments sponsored by the LEARN Center. To view the full-day schedule, visit: Winterim 2012 Workshop Schedule.