Information Technology Faculty Workshop
Connect with instructors across departments and colleges to share ideas and learn new ways to design curricula using games and game-like activities. Folks who are broadly interested in scholarship on games and game design are welcome, too.

October 16, 2019
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Create a public web presence for your teaching or research with WordPress, an easy-to-use platform for building websites and blogs. Common uses by faculty include scholarly portfolios, personal blogs, blogs authored by students as part of a course, public-facing course websites, and informational websites for labs, centers, or research groups. 

October 22, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

73 million Americans, or 26% of the US population, listen to podcasts monthly, and 17%, or 48 million people, listen weekly. If you’ve thought about doing your own podcast to promote your scholarship or research, but don’t know where to start or how to make it accessible, this workshop will walk you through the basics. 

October 30, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Learn how lecture capture with Echo360 can be used to deliver online lectures, reinforce classroom material, to “flip” the classroom, make the classroom a more accessible space for students, or for instructors to watch and improve their teaching styles. 

November 4, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Learn and get hands on experience creating activities and exploring ways to engage students in Echo360 beyond just recording a classroom lecture.

November 6, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of building a course Web site using Moodle. Instructors will be introduced to basic navigation, learn how to configure course settings, and practice adding content and activities to a Moodle course. 

November 11, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Technology is not neutral and objective. Technology development and use occurs in gendered, racialized, and classed spaces. In this interactive feminist technology workshop, we will examine how computer systems repeatedly and systematically create unfair outcomes for users such as privileging one group of users over another. 

November 13, 2019
2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Create a public web presence for your teaching or research with WordPress, an easy-to-use platform for building websites and blogs. Common uses by faculty include scholarly portfolios, personal blogs, blogs authored by students as part of a course, public-facing course websites, and informational websites for labs, centers, or research groups.  

November 14, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

73 million Americans, or 26% of the US population, listen to podcasts monthly, and 17%, or 48 million people, listen weekly. If you’ve thought about doing your own podcast to promote your scholarship or research, but don’t know where to start or how to make it accessible, this workshop will walk you through the basics. 

November 14, 2019
1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD

Record a lecture presentation, narrated tutorial, or a software demonstration and then post the resulting "screencast" on your Moodle course or class website. In this hands-on workshop we will use Camtasia. We will also discuss the different ways screencasting is being used to enhance classroom and online instruction. 

November 20, 2019
10:00 am-12:00 pm

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, TBD