A panel consisting of Andrea MacArgel, Cherie van Putten, Steve Weidner, Tami Regulski, and Eric Machan Howd from Binghamton University shared lessons learned as they incrementally improve how they prepared their faculty and graduate assistants to teach online. Continue reading
Stephen Burke and Katie Lynch from Rockland Community College (RCC) showed a great example of using Open Educational Resources (OER) across multiple courses while tightly tying the courses together. I was extremely impressed with what they had accomplished. Continue reading
Jeff Selingo is a best-selling author who focuses on higher education and education. He was the keynote speaker for SUNY Conference on Instruction and Technology. He is the author of There is Life After College. In his presentation, he focused on four points:
- What we learn?
- Who learns?
- Where we learn?
- How we measure, value, and communicate what we learn?
As an avid reader, I was very interested in the presentation that the Oswego team of John Kane, Allison Peer, and Sara Prigodich gave on using a reading group to foster professional development. They not only explored the contents of the books but also shaped instruction based on the books. Continue reading
n the Once again, Kathleen Gradel from SUNY Fredonia gave a wonderful presentation. This time her presentation focused on Google Apps. If you are not using GSuite applications, you really should.
When Gradel presents, you walk away with countless more lessons about instructing than what the topic predicts. This presentation was no different. Continue reading