PRE-SYMPOSIUM WORKSHOP #1
PROMOTING STUDENT SUCCESS AND ENGAGEMENT IN HYBRID COURSE DESIGN HOSTED BY MYRON ANDERSON, MEREDITH FLYNN AND MICHAEL KOLB
Myron Anderson serves MSU Denver as the associate to the president for diversity. Myron has worked in higher education for more than 20 years, in both administrative and academic positions. He also carries the rank of associate professor of education technology. His areas of expertise are instructional technology, distance education and inclusive excellence.
Meredith Flynn is an Instructional/ePortfolio Designer with MSU Denver’s Center for Faculty Excellence. Her background includes working as an instructional designer, as an IT trainer and documentation specialist, as a freelance writer and as a faculty member at Bowling Green State University. Meredith has authored over 30 books in the field of computer literacy and application software.
Michael Kolb is a Professor of Anthropology and the Director of the MSU Denver Center for Faculty Excellence. He has active research programs in Europe and Oceania. Dr. Kolb is also a Presidential Teaching Professor Emeritus (pending) at Northern Illinois University, where he spent 20 years as a faculty member and served as Associate Vice Provost.
Note: Registration required, breakfast included. This workshop was made possible through the generous support of eScience Labs.
PRE-SYMPOSIUM WORKSHOP #2
GAMES IN THE CLASSROOM: THE WHY, THE WHAT AND THE HOW HOSTED BY ROBERTA CALDERARO
Roberta Calderaro holds a master degree in instructional and learning technologies from the University of Colorado at Denver. She has served as an adjunct instructor in the AAA Department of the Center for Math and Science at Community College of Denver since spring 2012. She is also chair of adjunct faculty senate. She uses active learning, games, and technology to create meaningful and engaging activities for her students.
Note: Registration required.
PRE-SYMPOSIUM WORKSHOP #3
JUST IN TIME TEACHING - AN IN-DEPTH WORKSHOP HOSTED BY JEFF LOATS
Jeff Loats is an Associate Professor of Physics at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He is passionate about evidence-based teaching and learning and the effective use of technology in the classroom. He has won teaching awards at two institutions of higher education and has been invited to speak on teaching in higher education at a variety of local, regional and national events. He has used Just-in-Time Teaching in his courses for over a decade.
Note: Registration required, lunch included. This workshop was made possible through the generous support of Turning Technologies.