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Summer Teaching with Technology Institute Returns To LIU

LIU's premier event for faculty members to explore technology-enhanced courses returns to LIU Brooklyn on June 25-26

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Helen Saffran,Associate Director of Public Relations
LIU Brooklyn,
Long Island University
718-488-1419

Brooklyn, N.Y. – LIU's premier event for faculty members to explore technology-enhanced courses returns to LIU Brooklyn on June 25-26 and to LIU Post on June 27-28, 2012. The Teaching With Technology Institute (TTI), a product of the Teaching & Learning Initiative of LIU, will offer up a compendium of technology-rich solutions to the educational process.

The Teaching & Learning Initiative hosts events throughout the academic year that are designed to bring faculty members together from across the campuses to exchange ideas, to network and to increase their knowledge base. Among them is the annual "Teaching with Technology Institute," where faculty members showcase and design technology-enhanced courses.

Topics on Day 1, June 25, at LIU Brooklyn include using TED Talks to Inform Student Learning; netiquette; Adobe Connect for international teacher exchange; use of blogs and social media for teaching; and digital portfolios.

On Day 2, June 26, at LIU Brooklyn, the topics include using “Poll Everywhere” to gather data; reading and writing with technology; library info literacy/apps -- resources for teaching and learning; digital narrative projects; cultivating citizen scientists with mobile technologies; and live assessment of pharmacy student performance.

The Institute features open lab time throughout. For registration or more information visit http://www.liu.edu/Academic-Affairs/TLI/TTI.aspx.

LIU Brooklyn is distinguished by…
dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 06/20/2012

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