Program for the 2015 PDI

Tuesday, January 13th

10:45 AM

Session Title:
Engaging Students and iclickers in the Classroom
Presenters:
Steve Foster, iClicker specialist – McMillan,ACNS Staff
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 13th 2015
Start Time:
10:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Please join us to learn how iclicker can significantly change the way you and your students interact by enabling you to assess your students' knowledge, keep their attention, provide immediate feedback, and encourage all students to participate. We will provide a detailed training session to prepare you for the upcoming semester. Topics covered in this session include assessing student knowledge during class; receiving immediate feedback from your students, getting your entire class participating, taking attendance, sparking discussions and debates, identifying misconceptions, asking moral, ethical, or legal questions using anonymous polling, learning more about the way your class thinks using demographic polling, and increasing class attendance using clicker points. We will also discuss how iclicker information can be transferred to Canvas and RamCT.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and instructors who are interested in using clickers in the classroom.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
REPEAT SESSION: Engaging Students and iclickers in the Classroom
Presenters:
Steve Foster,ACNS Staff
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 13th 2015
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Please join us to learn how iclicker can significantly change the way you and your students interact by enabling you to assess your students' knowledge, keep their attention, provide immediate feedback, and encourage all students to participate. We will provide a detailed training session to prepare you for the upcoming semester. Topics covered in this session include assessing student knowledge during class; receiving immediate feedback from your students, getting your entire class participating, taking attendance, sparking discussions and debates, identifying misconceptions, asking moral, ethical, or legal questions using anonymous polling, learning more about the way your class thinks using demographic polling, and increasing class attendance using clicker points. We will also discuss how i>clicker information can be transferred to Canvas and RamCT.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and instructors who are interested in using clickers in the classroom.

Wednesday, January 14th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Hands ON VoIP!
Presenters:
Kyle Haefner
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Wednesday, January 14th 2015
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Learn how to use the new VoIP phones. Learn how to set up call forwarding, simultaneous ringing, and speed dials through the web interface. Ask questions, touch the phones in an informal hands-on question/answer lab environment.
Goals and Target Audience:
Current VoIP users, administrators, users from up-and-coming VoIP installations.