Posted by: Ellie Kutz | March 1, 2010

Educational Technology Announcements and Updates

Save the date! FOURTH ANNUAL EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE, THURSDAY, MAY 13.

Upcoming Faculty Presentations:

1. Liaison Showcase: Services, Partnerships, and New Dimensions for Teaching and Research

March 4 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM, Center for Library Instruction, 4th floor Healey

Please join us to see how faculty and their library and educational technology liaison partners have been working together to support faculty teaching and research goals.

Find the liaisons for your department at. http://www.lib.umb.edu/facultyliaisons.

2. Using Blackboard for the First TimeLessons learned and best practices – Professors Josh Reid (History) & David Pruett (Performing Arts)

March 3rd – Noon to 1:00pm Library 3rd Floor

 

3. Using Wikis in the classroom and beyond – Professors Shaun O’Connell (English) & Su Theriault (Institute for Community Inclusion)

March 23rd – 12:30pm – Library 3rd Floor

 

New Staff Member in Educational Technology

Mark Lewis has joined the staff as the Manager of Instructional Technology. He brings terrific experience from his past role as Director of Academic Technologies at Regis College, and he looks forwarding to working with UMass/Boston faculty.  For more about Mark, look at his entry on the staff page for this newsletter.

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