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The Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) will design workshops, on request, on topics related to teaching and learning using technology. In addition, we offer regularly scheduled workshops on a wide range of teaching and learning issues.

2016 Teaching and Learning Symposium - Call for Proposals

The 2016 Teaching and Learning Symposium is August 25  from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the Denton Campus, and the Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology is looking for some informative and exciting presentation proposals focused on the topic of technology use in the face-to-face and online classrooms. We are now accepting presentation proposals for the concurrent sessions. The deadline to submit your proposal is July 1 at 5 p.m.

Schedule

8 a.m. – Check-in (ACT 2 Lobby)
8:30 – 9 a.m. – Welcome and Opening Session (ACT 301)
9:15 – 10 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 1
10:10 – 10:55 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 2
11:05 – 11:50 a.m. – Concurrent Sessions 3
12 – 1 p.m. – Lunch (ACT 2 Lobby)

Call for Proposals

All TWU faculty, adjuncts and graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are invited to submit a presentation proposal for consideration. Due to the limited number of presentation slots available, not every proposal will be accepted for a presentation. You may submit more than one presentation proposal and have multiple presenters. Houston Faculty - TLT will cover travel expenses for faculty presenters from Houston, should your proposal be accepted.

Why Present

  • Other instructors can learn from your experiences.
  • The TWU Community can learn more about the great things going on at the University in teaching and learning.
  • Presenting looks great on your résumé and vita.

Presentation Tracks

  • Teaching with Classroom-based Technology – Successful teaching and learning techniques and/or activities using TWU’s classroom technologies
  • Teaching with Online Technology – Successful teaching and learning techniques and/or activities using online technology
  • Research in Teaching and Learning with Technology – Planned or ongoing research on topics related to teaching and learning with technology
  • Creative Uses of Technology – Successful uses of technology tools
  • Student Success – Successful teaching strategies aimed at learning enhancement and academic success

Presentation Technology

Each presentation room will have a PC classroom presentation station, internet access, and projector with screen. You will have the opportunity to list additional technology requirements on the proposal submission form.

Submitting Your Proposal

The Proposal Submission Form will ask you for the following:

  • Presenter information and contact information
  • Co-presenter(s) information and contact information (if applicable)
  • Presentation Track
  • Technology Needs
  • Presentation Title*
  • Presentation Abstract* – 50 words or less

*Both the Presentation Title and Abstract may be edited by the Office of Teaching and Learning with Technology due to space restraints in the program. Should your proposal be accepted, we ask that your final presentation match the title and abstract you submit here, as our attendees will use this information to decide whether or not to attend your session.

Deadlines

  • Proposals are due by July 1, at 5 p.m.
  • Notification of acceptance will occur on or before Friday, July 15.

Submit a presentation proposal.

Live to the Desktop Blackboard Workshops – All Campuses

All Live to the Desktop Blackboard Workshops will be online in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Registration is not required.

Captioned archives from the Spring 2016 presentations will be available on the Faculty Resources page, under the "Live to the Desktop / Blackboard Presentations". You may also view captioned archives of Live to the Desktop presentations from previous semesters. 

Learn how to prepare your computer and interact during the presentation.

Access the live presentation here, in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

Note: You will need to use Google Chrome to join the workshops. 

  • Tips for Success in the Online Environment | July 12 | 12 - 1 p.m.*
  • Campus Pack Blogs, Wiki, and Journals | July 27 | 12 - 1 p.m.* 
  • Date Management & Course Calendar: Course Designs that Maximize Learning | August 3 | 12 – 1 p.m.

*Offered jointly with the Houston Office of Technology.

Getting Ready for the Next Semester – Dallas**

All Live to the Desktop Blackboard Workshops will be online in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra. Registration is not required.

  • August 16 | 12 – 1 p.m.| IHSD 6700
  • August 22 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSD 6700

** Offered jointly with the Dallas Office of Technology

Open Lab – Dallas**

Join us in a computer lab to participate, experiment, observe or practice. A facilitator will be there to address your specific questions or challenges. Registration is not required. 

  • July 20 | 12 – 1 p.m. | IHSD 6700

** Offered jointly with the Dallas Office of Technology

Specialized Workshops

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