The Community of Educational Technology Support works to improve teaching and learning on campus through networking, collaboration, sharing expertise and resources, and advocacy.
The ComETS Cornerstones help guide conversations and community activities:
- Emerging Trends
- Professional Development
- Advocacy, Leadership and Engagement
- Networking and Collaboration
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Theme: Accelerate Active Learning
Event site: https://tlsymposium.wisc.edu/
Submission forms: https://tlsymposium.wisc.edu/call.htm
- approaches that change the learning environment of traditional classrooms by rethinking the role of engagement, research, or technology;
- learning innovations that span disciplines;
- collaborations that enable us to be more effective and efficient;
- student engagement in new modes of learning that augment and enhance their educational experiences; or
- models that improve learning outcomes and academic achievement for all students.
Faculty, staff, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students are all welcome to submit proposals to lead a session or present a poster.
Proposed presentations should be 60 minutes long and feature clear plans for the audience to participate in the session. Posters submissions should have a clear purpose and connect to the symposium theme. Presentation and poster submission forms are at: https://tlsymposium.wisc.edu/
What: UW Canvas Pilot Information Session
When: Thursday, Dec. 11 from 11:00-noon
Where: Media Studio B, College Library (Room #2252B)
inside the Computer & Media Center, 2nd floor
There's an opening for a tenurable or tenure track faculty to provide leadership and contribute to the Division of Continuing Studies' expertise in adult teaching and learning, continuing education, and distance learning.
Professor of Adult Teaching & Learning
UW-Madison, Division of Continuing Studies
Applications are due October 8, 2014. For a full description of the position and how to apply, please go to: http://go.wisc.edu/n03l2d
Draxtor Depres has produced another insightful video narrated by Sandy Winkler of Nova Southeastern University and the work being done for people adjusting to life with prosthetics.
Virtual Health Adventures has sought help from Virtual Ability who also have a dynamic presence in Second Life at Virtual Ability Island with many weekly events related to living as a differently abled person.
The website for Virtual Ability, Inc. is http://www.virtualability.org/
Opening for Instructional Technologist with Division of Continuing Studies
Do you believe in the Division of Continuing Studies mission of advocating for and engaging lifelong learners? Do you want to work in a supportive and innovative environment, with a team of professionals? Then look no further. The Division of Continuing Studies is seeking an Instructional Technologist, who is part of the Educational Innovation team working to increase online professional master's degrees and post-baccalaureate certificates. Educational Innovation is a coordinated effort to create a sustained campus environment that maintains and enhances student learning while improving capacities and generating new resources. Areas of responsibility for this position include online course content development, course revision, instructor support, and innovative technology application. Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design, Educational Technology or other closely related field, is required, as well as one to three years of experience developing online content. Applications are due September 10th, 2014.
For a full description of the position and how to apply, please go to: http://go.wisc.edu/if8zg7 Equal Opportunity Employer
Find resources for Education Innovation initiatives
- Tips and resources on the Education Innovation website
- Resources and policies on the Teaching and Learning Excellence website
- First points of contact for assistance in the schools and colleges
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