You’re Invited: TWT Committee Meeting

Join us today, Thursday April 5 at 11:30am for our monthly Teaching with Technology Committee meeting. The meeting is held in UAMS College of Public Health 8240. The Committee welcomes all UAMS students, faculty and staff interested in using technology to enhance teaching and learning.

UAMS Teaching with Technology Committee Agenda 4/5/12

–Mobile Device User Group
–eTech@Noon Lecture Series
–Report from Symposium Subcommittees
–TWT Educational Technology Excellence Award
–TedMed Conference
–Blackboard/Wimba update
–Other updates

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Call for Proposals Deadline Extended

Share your research with regional educators and practitioners!

The 2012 UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium seeks presentations, workshops and posters focused on this year’s theme—Engaging Our Students: Technology & Active Learning. The deadline has been extended to April 15, 2012.

Click here to submit a proposal.

Priority will be given to proposals addressing active learning, blended learning, flipped classrooms, mobile technology, ebooks and storytelling in teaching and learning.

Proposals are being accepted for posters, 50 minute sessions, 10 minute lightning sessions, 1 hour, 25 minute workshops and 2 hour, 45 minute workshops.

Conference fees will be waived for presenters.

The 2012 UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium, July 19-20, is a conference and networking event open to all educators and technology enthusiasts, including faculty, administrators, librarians, instructional designers and other practitioners. 

Click here to learn more about the Symposium.

The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2012. Presenters will be notified by April 20, 2012.

Contact Kristal Boulden with questions at kboulden@uams.edu.

eTech@Noon: Active Learning Center

The Teaching with Technology Committee invites you to this week’s eTech@Noon—The Active Learning Center, Team-Based Learning, and Library Renovations.

This presentation is Thursday, March 22 at 12pm in the UAMS College of Public Health Auditorium (8th floor, 8240). This event is free and open to the public.

Jan Hart, Steve Boone, James Graham, and Ernie Bailey will discuss the College of Medicine’s transition to an active learning curriculum. They will also share how UAMS Library and College of Medicine are working together to meet the learning needs of UAMS students.

This presentation will be broadcast via IVN to the UAMS Northwest COM Large Classroom M25 and ACH Genetics Conference Room. When possible, archived presentations are made available in the UAMS Video Index.

Call for Proposals: 2012 UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium

The 2012 UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium seeks presentations, workshops and posters focused on this year’s theme—Engaging Our Students: Technology & Active Learning.

Click here to submit a proposal.

Priority will be given to proposals addressing active learning, blended learning, flipped classrooms, mobile technology, ebooks and storytelling in teaching and learning.

Proposals are being accepted for posters, 50 minute sessions, 10 minute lightning sessions, 1 hour, 25 minute workshops and 2 hour, 45 minute workshops.

Conference fees will be waived for presenters.

The UAMS Teaching with Technology Symposium is 2-day conference and networking event open to all educators and technology enthusiasts, including faculty, administrators, librarians, curriculum developers and instructional designers.

Click here to learn more about the Symposium.

The deadline for submissions is April 6, 2012. Presenters will be notified by April 13, 2012.

Contact Kristal Boulden with questions at kboulden@uams.edu.

eTech@Noon: RefWorks Citation Management

Get your citations organized and get your research done faster.

Learn how at this week’s eTech@Noon presentation—RefWorks Citation Management.

This presentation is Thursday, March 8 at 12pm in the College of Public Health 8th Floor Auditorium (8240). The event is free and open to the public.

UAMS Librarians Rena Sheffer and Debra Boddington will demonstrate how to create a RefWorks account and how to get started managing your citations. 

Learn more about RefWorks here

This presentation will be broadcast via IVN to the UAMS Northwest COM Large Classroom M25 and ACH Genetics Conference Room.

eTech@noon: Inkling Interactive Textbooks

The Teaching with Technology Committee invites you to the eTech@Noon lecture Inkling Interactive Textbooks. 

This presentation is Thursday, January 26 at 12pm in the UAMS College of Public Health Auditorium (8th floor, Room 8/240). This event is free and open to the public.

Our speaker is Tracey Chan of InklingInkling is an iPad based platform for interactive textbooks. It turns paper-based textbooks into engaging, interactive learning experiences while staying compatible with the print book for classroom use.

It includes:  

  • Shared Notes that make it easy to collaborate with friends in realtime
  • Integrated interactive media in every textbook title, such as videos, 3-D objects, and guided tours
  • A simple and powerful user interface that makes it easy to study
  • Interactive quizzes that help you immediately gauge your level of understanding
  • An intuitive search engine that predicts your search as you type
  •  Digital media you’d otherwise get online with a “code,” integrated directly 

This presentation will be broadcast via IVN to the UAMS Northwest Admin Conference Room and ACH Genetics Conference Room. Contact Jon Goodell at 501-526-5641 or jgoodell@uams.edu for more information. 

To learn more about the Teaching with Technology Committee, visit http://www.uams.edu/tnt/.