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The Spring Forum on Teaching and Technology is limited to 40 UMSL Faculty. Please register early since space is limited.

8:45 | Registration - Express Scripts Hall 104 (ESH 104) Hallway

9:30 | Welcome - ESH 104
Peggy Cohen, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning and Associate Provost for Professional Development

9:45-10:45 | How to Flip your Classroom without Flipping Out - ESH 104
Join Joel Davies, Apple Higher Education Development Executive, for a lively presentation about how to start flipping your classroom. Topics include strategies for teaching students to learn in a flipped environment and planning alternative classroom activities.

11:00-noon | Choose One of Three Hands-on Sessions:

Teaching with iPad 101: Starting Your Journey - ESH 107
Faculty around the globe are all asking the same question: How do I use this iPad in my classroom? Bring your iPad and join Apple's Joel Davies, Jeff Oldfield, and Josie Lolli to explore apps and strategies for teaching with the iPad.

Captivate Students with Interactive Lectures - ESH 106
William Rogers, Associate Professor, Economics, shows how to use Adobe's Captivate eLearning software to create measurable, interactive digital activities for courses taught online or on campus.

Bringing Voice to Online Discussions - ESH 104
Betty Vining, Assistant Teaching Professor, Marketing, demonstrates how students use VoiceThread to discuss case studies. Learn multiple ways to use this tool.

12:15 | Lunch is Served!

12:45-1:15 | UMSL Faculty Showcase - ESH 104
How can we assess student learning online? Colleagues showcase three innovative solutions:

1:15 | Closing Remarks - ESH 104
Michael Porterfield, Instructional Designer, Center for Teaching and Learning

Special Session*
1:30-2:30 | Teaching with iPad 201: Ready for Transformation - ESH107
Once your students also have iPads, you can use technology in a transformative way in your classes. Joel Davies, Jeff Oldfield, and Josie Lolli show how to leverage Apple’s free tools to create and distribute content and discuss how mobile platforms can support continuous learning. Bring your iPads! 
*This workshop is part of the Innovative Pedagogy series organized by the College of Business Administration, but faculty from across the UMSL campus are also invited.

Thank you for your interest. Registrations are now full.