The Community of Educational Technology Support works to improve teaching and learning on campus through networking, collaboration, sharing expertise and resources, and advocacy.
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The meeting notes for the May ComETS Steering Committee Meeting can be found at the following page on the ComETS Website:
Please take a moment to review them and familiarize yourself with what is happening with ComETS this month. The next ComETS Steering Committee Meeting is July 15, 2013 from 11:30 to 1:00 in 445 Henry Mall Rm. 117.
As a visual-primary learner, and as a fan of learning tools, I love the spirit behind this article in the Chronicle's ProfHacker: Hacking Prezi as a Platform for Visual Composition and Design Experimentation. The infinite zoom of Prezi has tremendous potential in design and visual layout as an organizer of content. But, as a devotee of sociocultural and collaborative learning, I especially love this part:
One of the best things we have found along the way is that Prezi has a collaborative system that is very simple to use and manage. The result is that faculty and students are often contributing to and editing single or multiple Prezis over the course of a semester.
The meeting notes for the May ComETS Steering Committee Meeting can be found at the following page: https://comets.wisc.edu/event/comets-steering-committee-8
Please take a moment to review them and familiarize yourself with what is happening with ComETS this month. The next ComETS Steering Committee Meeting is June 17, 2013 from 11:30 to 1:00 in 445 Henry Mall Rm. 117.
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 email@example.com.
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
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