CFE 3rd Annual Faculty Showcase
Date: Friday, November 2, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (lunch provided).
Location: The Carolina Club (George Watts Hill Alumni Center)
Learn how colleagues from a wide range of disciplines are enhancing teaching and learning through the innovative use of popular technologies.
Registration includes chances to win great door prizes (must be present to win).
- Using Blogs for Course AssignmentsLearn about practical tips for creating and managing student blog assignments. Leigh Hall will present findings from a one-year study that examined what students learned from using blogs and their attitudes about this popular web-based tool. Download presentation
- Left to Their Own Devices? Laptops and Other Mobiles in the ClassroomPanelists will discuss their varying approaches to managing technological distractions in the classroom and explore how one-to-one technologies can be used to support student learning inside and outside of the classroom.
- Finding the Thread in VoiceThread: Strategies for Online and Large ClassesVoiceThread is an online tool that allows asynchronous discussions to take place around exhibits, video, and other digital media. Tessa Joseph-Nicholas will discuss her use of VoiceThread to foster small-group discussion in large, blended classes and to facilitate peer review of student projects and workshops. Download presentation
- MBA@UNC – Shaping Global Leaders OnlineLearn how the Kenan-Flagler Business School’s MBA@UNC is blending state-of-the-art social technologies, prestigious faculty, and rigorous course content to give working professionals the flexibility of an online program combined with the top-quality business education offered on UNC’s campus.
- Short and Sweet: Creating Effective Video LecturesLearners are quickly becoming devotees of the short video lecture. Faculty members are expressing greater interest in producing them. In this session, we will explore planning and recording your own mini-lectures.download handout
- Why Not Let Students Teach Each Other?Participatory learning and peer assessment have both been suggested to help students develop higher-order learning skills. Learn about two interactive tools that offer a platform for students to generate multiple choice questions (PeerWise) or essays (Sword) and to provide feedback to each other using a defined rubric. Both are being piloted in large enrollment classes. Download presentation
- Future Directions for Sakai in 2013 and BeyondOne of the benefits of open source platforms like Sakai is that our campus can customize future functionality and features. Come share your ideas for improving Sakai and learn about enhancement priorities for the spring and summer of 2013. View presentation
- Less Lecturing, More LearningStudies show that replacing traditional lectures with structured learning activities can enhance student engagement and may improve performance for at-risk students. UNC faculty members describe this phenomenon and share their experiences implementing structured learning in large classrooms.download presentation
- Seeing Ourselves through Others’ Eyes: The Power of Peer CoachingPeer coaching has been shown to be one of the most effective ways to improve one’s skill as a teacher. In this presentation, two faculty members who participated in a recent CFE peer coaching exercise describe their experiences both as a peer observer and as the person being observed, and offer their thoughts on the value of peer coaching for professional development.
- Taking your Course Online: eQuality Essentials and SakaiThe eQuality Essentials Program is an experiential approach to understanding online pedagogy, course design, and student engagement using the learning management system Sakai. Explore how you can begin to create either a blended or fully-online course that engages and shifts the onus of responsibility to the student. Download presentation
- FranklinStateSim: An Interdisciplinary Learning Game for End of Term IntegrationFaculty members at Health Policy and Management have developed a game-based simulation designed to help students appreciate the complex set of economic, political, and policy variables that inform public health systems. Presenters will share the pilot results and discuss opportunities to collaborate with faculty members and students from other disciplines. Download presentation
- Let’s Hear from the Entire Class!Classroom response systems are being used effectively by many Carolina instructors to increase student engagement. Some systems use third-party devices known as clickers, while others allow students to use their cell phones or laptops. Panelists share their experiences as novice and seasoned users of response systems with a broad range of instructional goals. Download presentation
|Royall Room||Alumni Hall I||Alumni Hall II|
|8:15am – 8:50am|
|Sign-in and continental breakfast (in Alumni Hall)|
|9:00am – 9:50am: Concurrent Sessions I|
|Finding the Thread in VoiceThread: Strategies for Online and Large Classes download presentation||MBA@UNC – Shaping Global Leaders Online||Seeing Ourselves through Others’ Eyes: The Power of Peer Coaching|
|10:00am – 10:50am: Concurrent Sessions II|
|Taking your Course Online: eQuality Essentials and Sakai Download presentation Presenter: Bobby Hobgood – College of Education, North Carolina State University||Using Blogs for Course Assignmentsdownload presentationPresenter: Leigh Hall – School of Education||Why Not Let Students Teach Each Other?download presentationPresenters: Gidi Shemer, Kelly Hogan, and Blaire Steinwand – Biology|
|11:00am – 11:20am: Keynote address|
|“Higher Education Revolution” by Dr. Carol Tresolini, Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives|
|11:30am – 12:20pm: Lunch|
|Lunch (served in Alumni Hall)|
|Concurrent Sessions III: 12:30pm – 1:20pm|
|FranklinStateSim: An Interdisciplinary Learning Game for End of Term Integration Download presentation||Let’s Hear from the Entire Class! Download presentation||Left to Their Own Devices? Laptops and Other Mobiles in the Classroom|
|1:30pm – 2:20pm: Concurrent Sessions IV|
|Short and Sweet: Creating Effective Video Lecturesdownload handout||Future Directions for Sakai in 2013 and Beyond View presentation||Less Lecturing, More Learning Download presentation|
|2:20pm – 2:30pm: Giveaways and Wrap-up|
|All participants will be entered for a chance to win one of two Lenovo Thinkpads or one of our other great prizes. Must be present to win.|