Workshops & Events

Summer Retreat for Online and Blended Course Design

Instructors: Juhong Christie Liu, Shenghua Zha, Karina Kline-Gabel

Teaching a class with online components is becoming a rising trend. Whether you are interested in designing a fully online class or a course that blends both online and face-to-face modes of learning, this retreat is for you. The retreat will provide guides and references about best practices, through faculty presentations, samples, research evidences, technology trainings, and design consultation.

Pre-requisite:

A course that is or will be in the JMU class catagolue that the faculty applicant teaches

Objectives

At the completion of this immersive series, participants will be able to:

  • Identify best practice in teaching a course with online components
  • Compose a class syllabus reflecting a clear and consistent schedule with learning activities specifying related online components
  • Practice technological skills for developing and implementing the course with online components
  • Select technologies for developing the online part of the course
  • Identify services and resources provided by CIT, libraries, and other JMU units that can be incorporated in this course
  • Identify information and resources that students need to engage in learning
  • Discuss copyright and fair use aspects of teaching and learning with digital technologies and online environments
  • Create the course structure with the first 3 weeks of instruction and learning activities online

Dates and Location

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

May 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27

9am-12:00noon in Rose 5308

Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 8, 2016

Apply at: http://jmu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5nViGidSQ5icW9L

Contact

For any questions about this program please contact Juhong Christie Liu at liujc@jmu.edu or Shenghua Zha at zhasx@jmu.edu

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Animation Sandbox

Instructors: Jamie Calcagno-Roach, Dave Stoops, Diane Wilcox, and Jess Lantz

Did Lynn Tomlinson’s presentation at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with Technology Conference spark your interest in using animation for teaching and learning?  Do you want to learn more about how you can create and use animated content to help explain course topics?  Join us for the animation sandbox to explore how you can incorporate animation in your courses.  

Please bring your own device.

Objectives

At the completion of this immersive series, participants will be able to:

  • EXPLORE the purpose of using animated content in your courses.  
  • CREATE animated content by utilizing different materials including clay, paint, cut out paper, etc.
  • LEARN: how to capture animations digitally using cameras, tablets and apps on SMARTphones. 

Dates and Location

Mondays and Wednesdays

May 16, 18, 23, 25, June 1, 6

1-3:00pm in Rose Library 5308

Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Selected participants will be notified by April 15th.

Apply at: http://jmu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eyrHxHZera7aRAV

Contact

For any questions about this program please contact Jamie Calcagno-Roach at calcagjm@jmu.edu or Dave Stoops at stoopsed@jmu.edu.

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Digital Storytelling For Content Creation

Instructor: Dave Stoops

Digital storytelling combines narrative with digital media that can include images, video, text, audio, and music to present teaching and learning content. This immersive program will explore the theoretical and technological underpinnings necessary to implement digital stories as a teaching tool or as scholarly content.

Objectives

  • Understand the purposes of digital storytelling in higher education
  • Identify representative features of a digital story.
  • Recognize parameters that define high-quality images, video, and audio
  • Create a digital story with captured images, video, and narration based on criteria provided by facilitators. 
  • Present your digital story

Dates and Location

Tuesdays and Thursdays

May 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, June 2

9am-12:00noon in Rose Library 5308

Final Showcase will be held Friday, June 3 from 11am-1pm in Rose Library 5211

Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, April 14, 2016. Selected participants will be notified by April 15, 2016.

Apply at: http://jmu.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eeSjDMvUHSgFcLr

Contact

For any questions about this program please contact Dave Stoops at stoopsed@jmu.edu.

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The Art of the Digital Assignment

Instructors: Nicole Wilson & Elaine Kaye

explore. experience. engage: The evolving classroom.  

In this immersive series, instructional faculty will explore research, experience digital activities, and engage with their peers and the global digital community.

Objectives

At the completion of this immersive series, participants will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the history, theories and principles related to Digital Assignments
  • Discover the evolving role of students as content creators
  • Identify and employ credible resources to stay abreast of emerging and evolving trends in the field and continue to build a supportive network
  • Construct an integrated and comprehensive assessment plan for the created digital assignment
  • Design and present a digital assignment grounded in a theoretical framework and principles presented throughout this immersive program

Dates and Location

Tuesdays and Thursdays

May 12, 17, 19*, 24, 26, 31, June 2*, 7

1:30-4:30pm in Rose 5308

*Individual consultations will take place on these days

Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 26.

Apply at: http://jmu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dogA2q5MsjqDeh7

Contact

For any questions about this program please contact Elaine Kaye at robertef@jmu.edu or Nicole Wilson at wilso2rn@jmu.edu

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