Tuesday, February 9th
Stop by the special events room of Anderson Academic Commons between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to join in on the presentations and discussions. There are a number of concurrent interactions planned, allowing participants to pop in and out of events as desired… and engage in some genuine conversation around teaching, learning, technology, and more!
Unconference Sessions: Presentations from DU faculty and staff about teaching techniques, new concepts, technology, et cetera – given in concise, 20-minute servings. Join your colleagues and participate in driving teaching and learning forward!
Guided Discussions: Tables are reserved for facilitated discussions on a variety of topics. Stop by at any time during each 90-minute block.
Technology Fair: Drop by to learn about the hardware and software tools that help to engage students and improve learning. Talk with representatives from: OTL, UTS, AAC, Adobe, Turning Point, TopHat, and more!
Don’t forget to check the schedule of software and service demos offered throughout the day!
Participants do NOT need to register for this event – or even be affiliated with DU – just stop on by!
Incorporating Synchronous Online Meetings (9:00-9:20am)
Chelsea Ruge & Ellen EvancheckTeaching Online in the Humanities (9:30-9:50am)
Flipped Classroom for Standardized Delivery (10:00-10:20am)
Using Infographics to Engage Students (10:30-10:50am)
Blogging and Writing to Learn (11:00-11:20am)
Brad BenzCopyright within the University (11:30-11:50am)
Naomi Bishop & Anna Harper
Morning Guided Drop-in Discussion Tables
Demonstrating Practitioner Competence (9:00-10:30am)
Culture and Languages across the Curriculum (9:00-10:30am)
Art in Science (9:00-10:30am)
Just-in-Time Teaching Online (9:00-10:30am)
Using Video Essays in Class (10:30-12:00pm)
Lynn Schofield ClarkTeaching with Cases (10:30-12:00pm)
Using Humor Effectively in the Classroom (12:30-12:50pm)
A Partially Flipped Classroom (1:00-1:20pm)
Pecha Kucha and other Visual Methods (1:30-1:50pm)
Teaching Thinking Skills (2:00-2:20pm)
Meaningful and Intentional Instructional Practice (2:30-2:50pm)
Afternoon Drop-in Discussion Tables
Best Practices to Engage Students in Online Courses (12:00-1:30pm)
Allison O’Grady & Michelle Kruse-Crocker
Emergent Genres of Instructional Video (12:00-1:30pm)
Effective Practices for Teaching International Students (12:00-1:30pm)
Using a Reacting to the Past ‘Game’ in DU ASEM (1:30-3:00pm)
Back to the Basics to Ensure Engagement (1:30-3:00pm)
Matthew TaylorStudent Perceptions & Resistance to Innovative Teaching & Learning Strategies (1:30-3:00pm)
Juli MorrisLive Options in Online Classes (1:30-3:00pm)
Vendor Demos – AAC Room 345 (OTL Conference Room)
Turning Point 9:00-10:00am
Adobe #1 1:00-2:00pm Adobe – New Creative Apps for Mobile
Adobe #2 2:00-3:00pm Adobe – Digital Asset Management
Technology Fair 9:00am-3:00pm
- Digital Media Center (DMC): The DMC is a high-tech computer lab open to students, faculty, and staff members. Learn how they can help you and your students with video, audio and 3D-printer projects. In addition, learn about the newest classroom technology that allows your students to share their computer screen with fellow classmates.
- University Technology Services (UTS): Learn how to collaborate with Students in Office 365: Document Sharing, Co-Authoring in real-time, and more!
- Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL): Learn more about the new version of DU Portfolio, Canvas/DU CourseMedia video import tool, and DU VideoManager.
- Teaching Resources at University Libraries: Learn more about the Libraries teaching tools and services and see demonstrations of our new digital tools including Digital Commons @ DU, our open access institutional repository, and Kanopy, a collection of on demand streaming videos.
The Unconference Promotion Video