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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Room 207 [clear filter]
Saturday, March 22

10:00am EDT

Making (and Breaking) the Maps and Energy MOOCs at Penn State
This session will kick off with the audience brainstorming best practices for designing and teaching to an online audience of over 40,000 people. The presenters will then discuss the design and implementation of two of Penn State’s first MOOC offerings. The presenters will follow with their experiences preparing for and teaching to the largest audience they have ever had. Open discussion will follow.

Saturday March 22, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am EDT
Room 207 215 Innovation Blvd State College, PA 16803

11:00am EDT

Science and Creativity for the Masses: Experiences from Two MOOCs at Penn State
Two of the MOOCs delivered by Penn State in 2014 were Creativity, Innovation, and Change; and Epidemics. Teams from these MOOCs share their experiences in designing, developing, and delivering their MOOC. They will each describe the highly collaborative effort it took to create their courses with teams that included faculty, instructional designers, multimedia specialists, developers, engineers, and student assistants. They will also share their lessons learned as well as future plans for continued delivery of their MOOCs.

Saturday March 22, 2014 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
Room 207 215 Innovation Blvd State College, PA 16803

1:15pm EDT

Scalable Formative Assessment Methods for MOOCs
This session explores several different mechanisms for formative assessment in MOOCs, focusing primarily on peer methods that can scale to a large number of students. Specific types of peer assessment will be covered that can also be leveraged in resident and online courses.

Saturday March 22, 2014 1:15pm - 2:00pm EDT
Room 207 215 Innovation Blvd State College, PA 16803

3:15pm EDT

Keynote - Dr. Robbie Melton
Dr. Robbie Melton, associate vice chancellor of mobilization and emerging technology with the Tennessee Board of Regents, will close the Symposium with a high-energy keynote that will take a unique look at the role of mobile technology in education. Throughout her forty years in the field of education, Dr. Melton has received numerous teaching and technology awards and acclaims. Dr. Melton has published and presented around the nation about the impact and value of mobilization for education and the workforce. She has even acquired a new moniker as an “Appologist”, due to her study of the pedagogy and best teaching practices with mobilization, quality standards for the utilization of mobile apps, and for her creation of the Mobile App Education and Workforce Resource Center. More details on her work can be found at http://symposium.tlt.psu.edu/keynotes/.

Saturday March 22, 2014 3:15pm - 4:15pm EDT
Room 207 215 Innovation Blvd State College, PA 16803
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