The Penn State Symposium for Teaching and Learning with Technology is both an annual event and a year-round online discussion of ways that faculty are using technology to enhance teaching, learning, and research.

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Saturday, March 22

10:00am EDT

Using GradeMark: Perspectives from Professors and Students
GradeMark is a service offered through Turnitin that allows for online feedback. In this session, the speakers will demonstrate features of GradeMark. In addition, the speakers will provide tips about using GradeMark to increase efficiency and consistency in feedback. Finally, data will be presented about students’ perspectives regarding this technology.

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Nicole Chong

Director and Professor of Legal Writing

Jennifer Zosh

Assistant Professor of HDFS, Penn State University, Brandywine

Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
Room 204 215 Innovation Blvd State College, PA 16803

11:00am EDT

Using Adaptive Learning Technology and Reflective Exercises to Improve First-Year Success in a Paired Developmental College Reading/Environmental Science Course
Deficits in reading skills and negative or naïve dispositions towards learning can seriously impact students’ success in the first year of college. Adaptive learning technology and the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) were used with students in a paired developmental reading/environmental science course to improve first year student success rates.

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Suzanne Shaffer

Instructional Designer, Penn State York
Teaching ESL and college reading, SoTL, lifelong learning, mindfulness, my garden, cooking, travel, and Korean movies

Saturday March 22, 2014 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
Room 204 215 Innovation Blvd State College, PA 16803

1:15pm EDT

Biology without Borders
Barriers to learning biology are being addressed with high-tech and low-tech pedagogy at Penn State Lehigh Valley. iPad Minis with ProScope Micro Mobile microscopes, Doceri projection and lecture recording, e-textbooks, and low-tech methodologies were introduced to address learner characteristics. Discover “how and why” these various technologies were added to the instructor’s teaching toolbox.

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Eileen Grodziak

Instructional Designer/Adjunct Lecturer, Penn State
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Karen Kackley

Instructor in Biology, Penn State Lehigh Valley
I love biology, teaching and learning! I enjoy promoting the study of biodiversity and the use of technology to create learner-centered classrooms.

Saturday March 22, 2014 1:15pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 204 215 Innovation Blvd State College, PA 16803
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