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Dec 12 - Making the most of digital tools for student learning: smart phones to iPads to laptops to Canvas


Thursday, December 12th
12:15 pm - optional pre-workshop lunch
1:00 - 4:00 pm, Workshop
Forbes Family Conference Room, Lucas Hall 126

Join faculty colleagues and Apple Distinguished Educator Joel Davies for a workshop that combines discussions of pedagogy with exposure to digital tools. This hands-on workshop will include time for faculty to design/redesign an assignment or learning activity for a specific course. Faculty participants will bring in a specific assignment, class activity or module they wish to develop, enhance or retool. The workshop will include how assignments and activities can be linked with Canvas.

Questions? Contact Eileen Elrod, Chris Bachen or Nancy Cutler.

RSVP (and let us know what course project you plan to work on at the workshop).

More about Joel Davies--Joel Davies joined Apple as a Higher Education Curriculum Development Executive after 13 years as a Professor in the Journalism, Media & Computing Department at Creighton University. He was awarded the Father Kelley Teaching Innovation Award at Creighton, where he led a complete overhaul of both Computer Science and JMC to merge the two departments and design degree programs that reflected 21st century teaching and learning. He also advised Studio Blue, a student-run design agency. Joel is a regular speaker at the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Communications Conference advising other Jesuit schools on methods to update curriculum and technology.

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