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November 15, 2017

Venn diagram showing the Fall Forum as the intersection between Technology and Pedagogy

Technology can be used to enhance collaboration and interaction with course content and personalize the learning experience, whether in the classroom or at a distance. Join us at the 2017 Fall Academic Technology Forum to learn how to use technology to reach and engage students in the learning process. This is an all-day event. Register for one or all sessions.

The forum is a multi-campus collaboration, facilitated by Academic Outreach & Innovation (AO), that brings together presenters from all campuses. All sessions are live and broadcast to all campuses.

Training locations:

  • Pullman: SPRK 102
  • Spokane: SAC 345
  • Tri-Cities: Floyd 247
  • Vancouver: VCL 219
  • Everett: Room 412

Schedule of Events

Making the Jump: Transitioning to Collaborate Ultra

9–9:50 a.m.

Check out the new look and features of Blackboard’s web conferencing solution and learn different ways to integrate it into your course to increase student engagement.

Customizing Your Content with Open Educational Resources

10 –10:50 a.m.

WSU faculty and staff present valuable information on the creation of and access to Open Educational Resources (OERs).

Teaching in Today’s Classrooms: Part I

11–11:50 a.m.

Curious about the spaces and technology available in The SPARK: Academic Innovation Hub? Take a virtual tour of this newly constructed building on the Pullman campus and start brainstorming how you can use the space! Learn about current faculty experiences and hear their recommendations for integrating technology and teaching in the SPARK.

Teaching in Today’s Classrooms: Part II

1–1:50 p.m.

Learn about the teaching and learning innovations happening at our newest WSU Campus in Everett. Start out with a virtual tour and enjoy an introduction to Everett’s Lightboard tool for content creation. Join an interactive session where challenges and opportunities of delivering courses in a variety of formats will be discussed. Your insight and experiences are welcomed in this brainstorming session!

New Classroom Construction: Lessons Learned for Faculty, IT and Administrators 

2–2:50 p.m.

A panel of WSU faculty and staff present their experiences in the design of new classroom spaces across WSU campuses.