Teaching in Today’s Classroom<br />A presentation for <br />James Madison University<br />Jeffrey Getchell, Ed.D.<br />Jun...
How has the emergence of teaching and learning technologies changed the way we think about teaching in a face-to-face envi...
Students now have news-of-the-moment rather than news-of-the-day<br />They have never used a card catalog to find a book<b...
Use technology to assist with preparation, management, and administration but not to support student-centered practices.<b...
Expectation that new graduates will be knowledgeable in basic electronic communication technologies<br /> Web conferencing...
Instructional technologies have the ability to greatly enhance the learning experience of students if used appropriately.<...
“Based on your knowledge and experience with instructional technology, what are the critical elements of support and the s...
Online support<br />Tutorials<br />Case studies<br />Contact information<br />FAQ<br />Campus support<br />Just-in-time tr...
Learning technology fairs<br />Blogs written by learning technologists on the integration of technology into curriculum<br...
Continual dialogue with faculty<br />Create a learning technology committee<br />Podcasts using faculty to discuss technol...
Continual dialogue with faculty<br />Adequate support<br />Use faculty champions as marketing tool<br />Regular pilot proj...
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Presentation for James Madison University on the influence of instructional technologies with campus teaching and appropriate support of faculty. A presentation by Dr. Jeffrey Getchell.

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  1. 1. Teaching in Today’s Classroom<br />A presentation for <br />James Madison University<br />Jeffrey Getchell, Ed.D.<br />June 24, 2010<br />
  2. 2. How has the emergence of teaching and learning technologies changed the way we think about teaching in a face-to-face environment?<br />Question #1<br />
  3. 3. Students now have news-of-the-moment rather than news-of-the-day<br />They have never used a card catalog to find a book<br />They have always been able to read books on an electronic screen<br />Most have grown up using technologies in daily lives<br />Possess skills to use technologies in mashups to improve efficiency<br />Learn by trial and error rather than logic and rules<br />Expectation of technology being integrated into the classroom<br />Perspective 1: Student<br />
  4. 4. Use technology to assist with preparation, management, and administration but not to support student-centered practices.<br />Continue being teacher-centered rather than student-centered.<br />Lack knowledge on integrating technology into the curriculum.<br />Perspective 2: Instructor<br />
  5. 5. Expectation that new graduates will be knowledgeable in basic electronic communication technologies<br /> Web conferencing<br />Uploading and downloading<br />Spreadsheets and databases<br />Electronic data resources<br />Perspective 3: Employer<br />
  6. 6. Instructional technologies have the ability to greatly enhance the learning experience of students if used appropriately.<br />Instructors need proper initial and follow-up training as well as models of appropriate use.<br />Summary<br />
  7. 7. “Based on your knowledge and experience with instructional technology, what are the critical elements of support and the successful strategies that you would use to help a faculty member become more adept in teaching with technology in the classroom (face-to-face environment)?”<br />Question #2<br />
  8. 8. Online support<br />Tutorials<br />Case studies<br />Contact information<br />FAQ<br />Campus support<br />Just-in-time training<br />Workshops<br />Helpdesk<br />Events (technology fairs, conferences, speakers)<br />Support<br />
  9. 9. Learning technology fairs<br />Blogs written by learning technologists on the integration of technology into curriculum<br />Integrate technologies in departmental and institutional functions<br />Ensure ample training available when introducing a new instructional technology<br />Successful Strategies<br />
  10. 10. Continual dialogue with faculty<br />Create a learning technology committee<br />Podcasts using faculty to discuss technology use in the classroom<br />Feature learning technologies and related events on campus TV and radio broadcasts<br />Successful Strategies (cont.)<br />
  11. 11. Continual dialogue with faculty<br />Adequate support<br />Use faculty champions as marketing tool<br />Regular pilot projects<br />Ensure awareness of instructional technologies to faculty and students<br />Summary<br />

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