Roundtable Discussions

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The Faculty Roundtable Discussions, co-sponsored by Academic Affairs and TLT, offers the opportunity for faculty to discuss various pedagogical strategies and how they are implementing these strategies in their teaching.


Giving Thanks for Technology: November Faculty Showcase

November 20, 2014, Tate 202, 11:00am-12:00pm
Participants: Mary Ann Hartshorn (Teacher Education), Gayle Goudy (Art History), Kate Pfile (Health & Human Performance)

Description: This Faculty Showcase highlighted the many ways technology can make us more efficient, productive, and engaging instructors.  For an overview of the applications discussed, please visit our recap blog post.


Zombies No More: October Faculty Showcase

October 30, 2014, Tate 202, 2:00-3:00pm
Participants: Mary Ann Hartshorn (Teacher Education), Laura Penny (Physics), Lancie Affonso (Computer Science), Sherry Wallace (Art History), Gustavo Urdaneta Velasquez (Hispanic Studies)

Description:  Faculty shared a variety of applications they use to engage students during class, including tools for formative assessment, game-based learning, and collaborative projects.  To read an overview of the applications discussed, please visit our recap blog post.


Library iPad ProgramClassroom iPad Program

April 22nd, 2014, Tate 202, 2:00-3:00 pm
Panelists: Emily Skinner (Teacher Education), Maggie Majors (Hispanic Studies), and Michael Hemphill (Health & Human Performance

Description: Faculty discussed their experience as they piloted the Classroom iPad Program available through the Library.  This program allows faculty to check out 30 iPads for three weeks to enhance student learning.

View the video recording of the “iPad Program” discussion.


Poll everywhere screenshotPolling in the Classroom with PollEverywhere

February, 24th, 2014, Tate 202, 2:00-3:00 pm

Panelists: Sarah LeBlanc (Communication), Ryan Milner (Communication), Cynthia Hall (Geology), and Brooke Van Horn (Chemistry)

Description: Faculty discussed their use of polling, in particular PollEverywhere, into their teaching to increase student engagement and assess understanding. PollEverywhere is an online polling and quizzing app that works like an audience response system (clicker) but using the student’s cell phones, computers, and mobile devices. A university-wide license for PollEverywhere is available to all CofC faculty, staff and students.  For information on accessing the CofC license to PollEverywhere contact your Instructional Technologist.  View the video recording of the “PollEverywhere” discussion.


If you wish to view older presentations please visit the TLT Faculty Roundtable Discussion archive.

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