Program for the 2012 PDI

Tuesday, January 10th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Teaching Large Classes with Clickers
Presenters:
Gamze Yasar,Marcela Velasco (co-presenter)
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 10th 2012
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
A103 Clark Building
Description:
This session will highlight the outcomes of a course redesign project that used i-Clicker technology. A three-year teaching experience will be shared and different ways of integrating the use of >iclicker into lectures will be discussed.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: 1. Share the instructors overall experience with i>clickers. 2. Discuss and explain different ways of using i>clickers in large classes. 3. Highlights benefits and challenges. 4. Give the audience a chance to actually use i>clickers during the lecture.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
eThority B&B - (Beginners and Basic)
Presenters:
Clinton Brown,Thom Hadley
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2012
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
A103 Clark Building
Description:
This will be a beginner’s class for new users of eThority. We will be demonstrating all the features of eThority as well as taking a step by step look at how eThority works and information/reports you can get out of eThority. • This class will give you an overview of how to use eThority in your everyday job. It will teach you the basic functionality of how eThority works and how to manipulate data in eThority.
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone wanting to learn more about eThority and what the product offers.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
eThority P&P (Power and Purpose)
Presenters:
Candice Hastings,Clinton Brown
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2012
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
A103 Clark Building
Description:
eThority is the bridge between complex data sources and easy to understand user interfaces. It is customizable so it is easily able to satisfy the needs of users simply wanting to access standard reports, or for users who require extensive data mining and report generation capabilities. This session will provide a detailed look at what reports are available, why and how a user can utilize the information, a good jump off point to create your own reports and a navigation of the more complex tools available in eThority. Attend this session and discover the possibilities of creating an effective and efficient work tool for your employees!
Goals and Target Audience:
Anyone who currently uses or would like to learn more about eThority and how it is being used around the University.