Spring 2015 Tech Tuesday Schedule

Professional development credit will be awarded through the eLearning Department for each hour of training attended. According to the Panola College Faculty Handbook, ten hours of professional development is required for each academic year.

 

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8:30 Sessions 9:30 Sessions 10:30 Sessions 1:30 Sessions 2:30 Sessions 3:30 Sessions

 

8:30 Sessions

Phone Training (Basic)

Allen West, Director of IT Services
You can answer a call and maybe even dial out - learn more phone basics with Mr. West. 

Location: Gullette 100

Kahoot! in the Classroom

Dr. Kevin Rutherford, Professor - Biology 
Try out Kahoot!--a game-based classroom response system that’s great for review, assessment, and student engagement. BYOD—Bring Your Own Device (smartphone, tablet, laptop).

Location: Gullette 201

Panola Policies

Brian Naples, Professor - Government 
Review official Panola College policies and get some good ideas for communicating expectations to students.

Location: Gullette 202

STARLINK: Adult Learning Strategies

Location: Gullette 210

9:30 Sessions

Phone Training (Advanced)

Allen West, Director of IT Services.
For all you phone prodigies who have the basics down, hang around for the Advanced session.

Location: Gullette 100

Course Peer Review 

Teresa Brooks, Director of eLearning/Professor - Education
*Required for instructors who teach online or hybrid classes. Space is limited—three sessions available.

Location: Gullette 201

Adding DVD Videos to Online Classes

Kyle Cage, Educational Technology Coordinator 
In this session, you will learn how to extract video content from Publisher-provided DVDs and embed them in Canvas for you online students to see. 

Location: Gullette 202

STARLINK: Teaching to Different Learning Preferences 

Location: Gullette 210

10:30 Sessions

APA (American Psychological Association) Formatting and Style Refresher

Alma Ravenell, Head of Public Services, UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library
Guest Speaker Alma Ravenell will provide a refresher on writing using the APA format. 

Location: Library Computer Lab

Insight: Computer Lab Management

Allen West, Director of IT Services
Insight software allows you to view and manage student monitors from the teacher station. 

Location: Gullette 202

Student Film Festival

Karen King, Professor - Theater
Ms. King’s drama students created some awesome web pages as a class assignment. She’ll show you how to teach research and presentation skills using student web pages. 

Location: 209

STARLINK: eLearning Innovations - Curriculum Development 

Location: 210

1:30 Sessions

Polls for Canvas

Julie Green, Adjunct Professor - Occupational Therapy Assistant 
Polls for Canvas is an easy way to collect and share student responses in the classroom.  

Location: Gullette 100

Favorite Apps Roundtable 

Kyle Cage, Educational Technology Coordinator & Allen West, Director of IT Services 
We know you have some favorite phone apps! Share them with the rest of us and discover a few new ones for your collection.

Location: Gullette 202

Web Conferencing with Adobe Connect

Emily Zabcik, Professor - Mathematics 
Learn all about web conferencing with Adobe Connect guru Emily Zabcik. 

Location: Gullette 209

STARLINK: What the Best Teachers do in Class and Online 

Location: 210

2:30 Sessions

IE Work Session

Chris Blair, Professor - Mathematics, Director of Institutional Research
Here's your chance to fine tune your IE from last year, or update your documents for the coming year.

Location: Gullette 201

Canvas Lab

Kyle Cage, Educational Technology Coordinator
Work on your spring classes - technical assistance available

Location: Gullette 202

Course Peer Review

Teresa Brooks, Director of eLearning/Professor of Education
*Required for instructors who teach online or hybrid classes. Space is limited—three sessions available.

Location: Gullette 209

STARLINK: Curriculum and Assessment Strategies to Improve Student Success

Location: 210

3:30 Sessions

IE Work Session

Chris Blair, Professor - Mathematics, Director of Institutional Research
Here's your chance to fine tune your IE from last year, or update your documents for the coming year. 

Location: Gullette 201

Canvas Lab

Kyle Cage, Educational Technology Coordinator
Work on your spring classes - technical assistance available

Location: Gullette 202

Course Peer Review

Teresa Brooks, Director of eLearning/Professor of Education
*Required for instructors who teach online or hybrid classes. Space is limited—three sessions available.

Location: Gullette 209

STARLINK: Student Ownership in Learning

Location: Gullette 210