UW System President’s Summit on Excellence in Teaching and Learning

The UW System President’s Summit on Excellence in Teaching and Learning occurred in Madison, WI on April 14th and 15th. Thank you to all LTDC representatives, Learning Technology staff and UW System faculty/staff who presented, and to everyone who attended. It was a great event to showcase the great work that is going on in teaching and learning at UW campuses and for all to network in their areas of interest. Faculty  members,  LTDC and learning technology Colleagues from around UW System participated by presenting on various topics demonstrating the impact of teaching and learning. Below is a sampling of presentations made which demonstrate how technology affects learning in higher education.

  • Session 1: read more about these sessions
    • Teaching In A Virtual World: Are You Serious?
      Chris Calvert-Minor, Assistant Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies, UW-Whitewater
    • Algebra Online: A Blended Approach; Pros and Cons
      Theresa Adsit, Senior Lecturer, Mathematics, UW-Green Bay
    • Creating Digital Materials to Support Student Learning
      Robert Hoar, Professor, Mathematics, UW-La Crosse
      Jennifer Kosiak, Associate Professor, Mathematics, UW-La Crosse
  • Session 2: read more about these sessions
    • Blogging as a Reflective Tool for Student Teachers
      Matthew Vick, Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, UW-Whitewater
    • Harnessing the Power of Social Media
      Tanya Joosten, Associate Director, Interim, Learning Technology Center, UW-Milwaukee
      Rachel Baum, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Jewish Studies, UW-Milwaukee
      Sandra Martell, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, UW-Milwaukee
      Liana Odrcic, Senior Lecturer, Department of English, UW-Milwaukee
  • Session 3: read more about these sessions
    • Private Social Networks for Students, Faculty, and Alumni
      Robert Jecklin, Assistant Professor, Health Education and Health Promotion, UW-La Crosse
    • Transform Twittering Students into Social Media Professionals
      Lynn Ludwig, Assistant Professor, English, UW-Stevens Point
  • Session 4: read more about this session
    • Second Life Faculty Learning Community Spurs Imagination
      Karen Skibba, Instructional Design Specialist, Learning Technology Center, UW-Whitewater
      Renee Pfeifer-Luckett, Director, Learning Technology Center, Learning Technology Center, UW-Whitewater
      Chris Henige, Associate Professor/Dept Chairperson, Art, UW-Whitewater
      Kelly Delaney-Klinger, Assistant Professor, Management, UW-Whitewater
      Megan Matthews, Lecturer, Theatre/Dance, UW-Whitewater
      Andrew Kapp, UW-Whitewater
  • Session 5: read more about these sessions
    • Getting It Straight: Improving Language Comprehension with Syntax Untangler
      Alan Ng, Faculty Associate, Division of Continuing Studies, UW-Madison Sage Goellner, Faculty Associate, Division of Continuing Studies, UW-Madison
    • Teaching and Learning Using D2L ePortfolio
      Karyn Biasca, Professor, Paper Science and Engineering, UW-Stevens Point
      Jasia Steinmetz, Associate Professor, Food and Nutrition, UW-Stevens Point
      David Hastings, Professor, Music, UW-Stevens Point
      Steven Hill, Assistant Professor, Communication, UW-Stevens Point
  • Session 6: read more about this session
    • Using ePortfolios for Course and Program-Level Assessment
      Matthew Russell, Instructional Designer, Learning Technology Center, UW-Milwaukee
      Julie Kline, Senoir Administrative Program Specialist, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UW-Milwaukee
      Lisa Moline, Associate Professor, Peck School of the Arts, UW-Milwaukee
  • Session 7: read more about these sessions
    • A Balanced Way to Teaching Art and Design Using E-learning
      Gautam Wadhwa, Assistant Professor, Art, UW-Whitewater
    • Digital Storytelling in the College Classroom
      Jim Winship, Professor and Chair, Social Work, UW-Whitewater
      Cheryl Diermyer, Senior Learning Technology Consultant, DoIT – Academic Technology, UW-Madison
      Mary Wright, Assistant Professor of Middle and Secondary Literacy Education, Teacher Education, UW-River Falls
      Gary Willhite, Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, UW-La Crosse
    • Speed tribes: Using social media to reinvent f2f learning
      Alan Aycock, Dr., Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
      Amy Mangrich, UW-Milwaukee
      Sharon Stoerger, Dr., UW-Milwaukee
  • Session 8: read more about these sessions
    • Course Design: Impact of Online Instructor Training
      Kristin Koepke, Instructional Designer, Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning, UW-La Crosse
      Kristin Koepke Kristin Koepke Kristin Koepke
    • Resource Wiki for Online & Blended Best Practices & Training
      Kristin Koepke, Instructional Designer, Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning, UW-La Crosse
      Karen Skibba, Instructional Design Specialist, Learning Technology Center, UW-Whitewater
      Scott Wojtanowski, Instructional Designer, Teaching and Learning Technologies, UW-River Falls