Welcome to the

Teaching With Instructional Technology Institute

May 18-22, 2009

 
     
 

 

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INSTITUTE RESOURCES                                                                                          

 

      This document - http://pierce.wesleyancollege.edu/faculty/brhoades/TWITI/index.html

      FaceBook group - http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/group.php?gid=100796300615

      Delicious links page - http://delicious.com/bbennettday

       Acer Technical Support Number:  (708) 822-6377

 

 

ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION SURVEYS                                                                                          

 

       TWITI Survey page

 

 

SCHEDULE                                                                                                                         

 

Monday-Thursday

   8:30-10:00AM, 10:15-11:45AM

   1:30-3:00PM, 3:15-4:45PM

   1:30-3:00PM, 3:15-4:45PM

 

morning instructional sessions with faculty presenters

afternoon instructional sessions with faculty presenters

optional afternoon practicum

 

 

Friday

   8:30 11:45AM

   1:30 4:45PM

   6:00 8:00PM

 

presentations of new materials, brainstorming on the future

presentations of new materials, brainstorming on the future

dinner and social courtesy of Dean Fowler

 

Monday, May18                                                                                                              

     

Barry Rhoades

Welcome to TWITI - Day 1  

     Outline

     TWITI - Wesleyan College 2009 (FaceBook group)

     Acer Aspire vs. projectors - how to configure your netbook

 

 

Jim Ferrari

"Interactive Use of a Student Response System"

     Outline

     Downloading and installing the PRS host software

     Downloading and installing the vClicker client software

 

 

Venus Dookwah-Roberts

"Notebook and SmartIdeas - Getting the Most out of a SmartBoard"

    Outline

    Downloading and installing the SmartIdeas software

    Downloading and installing Notebook 10

    Global warming pyramid

 

 

Tuesday, May 19                                                                                                           

 

 

Barry Rhoades

Welcome to TWITI - Day 2   

     Outline

   

Karen Huber

"The Wonderful World of Google - Part 1"

     Outline

     Downloading GoogleEarth

 

 

Pat Prichard

"Project Design and Presentation with GoogleDocs"

     Outline

     GoogleDocs sample - 'From Space to Place . . .'

     Joining GoogleDocs

 

 

Wednesday, May 20                                                                                                     

 

Thelma Sexton

"Accessing and Publishing On-Line Open-Source Materials"

     Outline

     More on-line/open-source links

 

 

Shelly Martin

"Blogs and Travel Blogs: Extending the Classroom"

     Outline

     Additional links

 

 

Thursday, May 21                                                                                                       

 

Jim Morey

"The Wicked Ways of Wikis"

     Outline

 

 

Brooke Bennett-Day

"You Are What You Tweet - Social Networking in the Classroom"

     Outline

     Delicious bookmarks

 

 

Friday, May 22                                                                                                           

 

Show and Tell

presentations by TWITI participants of newly-developed materials

 

 

Brainstorming

discussing future institutes, technology trends, and IT at Wesleyan

   
Food For Thought a dinner and social hosted by Dean Vivian Fowler

 

 

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