Faculty Technology Day 2011
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Gordon Center for Integrative Science
The University of Chicago Umbrella Initiative welcomes you to attend the second annual Faculty Technology Day on Wednesday, March 30, 2011. Faculty Technology Day showcases the use of technology in faculty research and instruction, and provides consultations and presentations designed to enhance your use of technologies.
Faculty Technology Day offers:
· Faculty members presenting their projects and the technologies they use;
· “Next steps” information on some of the most popular teaching and learning technology tools;
· One-on-one consultations with your technology partners;
· A poster session on popular IT services that you may not yet be using.
Of special note is a luncheon keynote address “The Dome and the Web: Electronic Epigraphy to the Rescue of the Persepolis Fortification Archive” presented by Matthew W. Stolper, John A. Wilson Professor of Oriental Studies.
The Faculty Technology Day is a full-day event, but all-day attendance is not required. You may register for a single session, lunch and keynote only, or customize a full day’s schedule.
Faculty Presentation: Teaching with the iPad: Is it Ready to Replace Your Laptop in the Classroom?
Steven Clancy, Senior Lecturer and Academic Director, Slavic Languages & Literatures
Quinn Dombrowski, Manager, IT Services Academic & Collaborative Technologies
Steven Clancy and Quinn Dombrowski will discuss the use of off the shelf apps for teaching with the iPad 2, and provide examples of
customized iPad apps they have created to enhance language teaching
Please register for the sessions of interest to you, as space is limited. Be sure to stop by the registration desk for a detailed schedule and your welcome gift. More information, the full schedule, and registration is available here:
Faculty Technology Day Co-Chairs
Valerie Archambeau, College IT; Astrid Fingerhut, IT Services; Allison Kallo, IT Services
Faculty Technology Day Planning Committee
Valerie Archambeau, College IT; Steve Bandyk, Physical Sciences Division; Lynn Barnett, IT Services; Karen Baum, IT Services; David Borycz, University Libraries; Kevin Brooks, Solution Center; Nikita Campbell; IT Services; Jacqualyn Casazza, Office of the Registrar; Ambrose Cohen, Social Sciences Division; Astrid Fingerhut, IT Services; Bill Geraci, Divinity School; Allison Kallo, IT Services; Jackie Larson, University Libraries; Bart Longacre, Social Sciences Division; David Neuhoff, IT Services; Alison Phillips, IT Services; Ken Sadowski, IT Services; Avi Schwab, College IT; Rebecca Starkey, University Libraries; Joe Stupar, College IT; Sara Ware, IT Services