[Socrates] Lehman College 2nd Annual Faculty Technology Demonstration Day

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Sat Apr 21 15:59:46 EDT 2012

The Department of Undergraduate Studies and Online Education at Lehman 
2nd Annual Faculty Technology Demonstration Day: Blending with Purpose,
on Friday May 4, 2012.
Register here:
The Keynote will be from our own Dr. Tony Picciano, who will be presenting 
his Blended with Purpose Model. 

Lehman invites you to support colleagues and faculty leaders of the CUNY 
community who will be representing a number of disciplines from education, 
to the humanities, to the sciences and who will be presenting their own 
inventive methods for Blending with Purpose: pedagogical strategies and 
techniques that represent exemplary practice in classroom, hybrid and 
online teaching here at Lehman.
 Make a plan to join us!

Breakfast and Catered 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/

Workshop Sessions include:

    Alternative discussion methods- Involving 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; and 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 

    Featured afternoon presentations and first-looks at the new Blackboard 
9.1, and a Tour of ?Lehman Connect? Lehman's new ?Intranet? collaborative 
environment for faculty, staff & ITR professionals?. Stephen Castellano, 
Online Teaching & Learning Specialist, Blackboard Administrator; David 
Stevens, Lehman?s Webmaster;

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