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Adult Learning faculty finalist presentations this week: "Potential of Mobile Learning for Adult Professional Development"
The two finalists for the new faculty position in Adult Learning, located within the Division of Continuing Studies, will be making public presentations on the topic: "Potential of Mobile Learning for Adult Professional Development."
Thursday, 5/16 - Dr. Karen Kaminski, Colorado State University
10:30- 11:45 am
Friday, 5/17 - Dr. Erin McCloskey, UW-Madison
10:30 - 11:45 am
Any feedback about the candiates should be sent to Barry Orton, chair of the Search & Screen Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In case you've not seen it, the Teaching & Learning Symposium schedule is posted here.
It's a fantastic line-up full of sessions showcasing ideas and solutions regarding current educational issues and trends!
I hope to see you there!
May 22 & 23, 2013 • Union South
3D Printers seem to be a potential Next Big Thing (if we can stop panicking about MOOCs, that is).
With stories like: Lab Equipment Made With 3-D Printers Could Cut Costs by 97%, and videos like Will Minecraft and Makerbot Usher in the Post-Scarcity Economy? I'm wondering what 3D printers can bring to the classroom teaching environment (educational concepts, teaching materials, etc.)
Having been involved in designing and assigning a number of video assignments, I can say that the tips in this post from the March 29, 2013 Chronicle.com's ProfHacker are super-useful.
Ronald A Yaros hits on some of the biggest downfalls of student-created video: audio, length, camera-shake, basic lighting, alternatives, and practicing. Worth the 5-minute read.
Join us to learn more about using ARIS for mobile-enhanced experiential learning!
The Games + Learning + Society Center is hosting the GLS 9.0 conference on June 12-14. The day before the main conference (Tuesday, June 11), there will be a day-long GLS Playful Learning Summit (formerly known as GLSES) for educators:
The Games+Learning+Society 9.0 Conference begins Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Memorial Union with the Playful Learning programming featuring innovation, inquiry, and imagination in games-based learning. This inaugural Playful Learning Summit promotes professional development opportunities to celebrate and deepen educators’ use of games in various educational settings, and foster collaboration among teachers, designers, researchers and others throughout the elementary to higher education continuum. Playful Learning programming on Tuesday, June 11 will set an exciting tone for GLS 9.0 and provide a unique forum for educators to network, design, and play.
As part of the Playful Learning Summit, there will be an ARIS* Summit for educators who are interested in place-based experiential learning and are curious about ARIS — with the goals of learning more about the platform, how to create immersive place-based learning activities, and to spark new partnerships and ideas for local and community-based learning. We plan to kick off the day with a general introduction about ARIS progress and upcoming opportunities, and then hear from current educators about their place-based projects from across the globe. We will then follow up with hands-on workshops before and after lunch, and end the day reflecting on ideas, use cases, and identifying next steps. Topics covered in this highly-hands-on day will include:
- Showcase: examples of place-based learning activities from the museums to Jewish History
- ARIS workshop: how to create an interactive tour
- ARIS workshop: how to create a peer-reviewed fieldwork activity
- Scaling: ways to work it with less technology
Our biggest goal for this day-long ARIS summit is to continue to develop and grow the ARIS community alongside the platform. We hope that you are able to join us this year! Please RSVP here with any ideas and questions you have, by Monday April 26, 2013 to let us know whether or not you intend to join us for the ARIS Summit! Space is limited! Thank you and we really hope you can make it! ~ John Martin and the ARIS team
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