[Socrates] Lehman Faculty Technology Demonstration Day

kenneth.lord at qc.cuny.edu kenneth.lord at qc.cuny.edu
Thu Apr 12 11:56:28 EDT 2012

The Department of Undergraduate Studies and Online Education at Lehman 
College invites you to register for its 2nd Annual Faculty Technology 
Demonstration Day: Blending with Purpose, on Friday May 4, 2012. Keynote 
introduction by Dr. Anthony Picciano, professor and executive officer at 
the CUNY Graduate center who will speak about his Blended with Purpose, 
hybrid teaching model.

Faculty and leaders representing a number of disciplines from the 
humanities to the sciences will present their own creative methods for 
Blending with Purpose: pedagogical strategies and techniques that 
represent exemplary practice in classroom, hybrid and online teaching here 
at Lehman, so do make a plan to join us! 

Breakfast and Lunch provided by Lehman College and The Department of 
Undergraduate Studies and Online Education. 

Date: Friday May 4th 2012

Time: 9:30 am ? 3 pm

Location: Lehman College, Carman Hall Multimedia Center room B 81/83

9:30- Registration/breakfast/Introductions

Workshop Sessions include:

    Alternative discussion methods- Involving your students in online 
discussion in the Education and Arts and Humanities classroom. Amanda 
Gulla, Assistant Professor, English Education, Teresa O?Neill, Adjunct 
Instructor, Multidisciplinary Humanities, Robyn Spencer, Assistant 
Professor, History
    Purposeful blending in the sciences: Wesley Pits, Assistant Professor 
of Middle and High School Education et al, STEM Research, Vincent
    Prohaska, Associate Professor, Psychology- iClickers
    Accessing Alternative Online Sites and Learning Platforms: Taking a 
closer look at Mobile technology, Google Sites and the CUNY Commons. Limor 
Pinhasi-Vittorio, Associate Professor, Coordinator of Literacy Studies, 
Division of Education; Gina Rae Foster, Director, Lehman Teaching and 
Learning Commons, and Stefanie Havelka, Assistant Professor, Library
 Working Lunch: Blogger, VoiceThread, Prezi... Wikis! Social media are all 
the rage now but are they part of the Web 2.0 teaching revolution or are 
these tools merely 'flash' and 'gimmick'? What are some of the ways we can 
best implement them in the blended environment to offer meaningful 
learning experiences to benefit our students and ourselves as teachers? 
Angela Francis, Lecturer, English Department, David Gantz, Adjunct 
Lecturer, Philosophy, and Barry Murdaco, Adjunct Lecturer, Political 

    Presentation by Blackboard Online Teaching & Learning Specialist, 
Steve Castellano

    Steve will provide us with an introduction to the new Blackboard 
version 9.1. At the start of the first Summer 2012 semester, students and 
faculty will be upgraded to the latest version of Blackboard. This this 
demonstration will be a first-look at the new learning platform. 

Dr. Kenneth Lord
Assistant to the Provost for Educational Technology (
Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Lecturer, Computer Science
Queens College, CUNY
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