Faculty attending the Regional Development Day event

Faculty Development Day 2015

Faculty Development Day 2015

First Annual Penn State Northeast Regional Faculty Development Day

Worthington Scranton Campus - January 6, 2015

On Tuesday, January 6, 2015, the Worthington Scranton campus was host to the PSU Northeast Regional Faculty Development Day. Presentations on instructional technology and pedagogy were featured for 50 attendees from multiple Penn State campuses and University Park. Presenters also discussed electronic portfolios, accessibility, research grant initiatives and the future of technology serving education. All presentations were held in the Hawk Lecture Hall.

Attendees at Faculty Development Day

Agenda:

10:00 AM:

Introduction (Worthington Scranton Interim Chief Academic Officer Durell Johnson)

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM:

Flipping the Classroom: Experiences and Results

  • Nursing 113, 214W (Griff Lewis/Donna Volpe)
  • Biology 110 (Dr. Renee Bishop)

COIL Editorial on Flipping the Classroom

Hybrid Learning Pedagogy: Active Learning Exercises with Multimedia

  • Web Learning/Hybrid Learning (Jackie Ritzko, Julie Lang)
  • Media Commons and QR Codes (Gina Gray)
  • Effective Speech: Mock Interviews (James Hart)
  • Student Podcasting with PowerPoint (Dr. David Byman)

Video and Web Conferencing in the Classroom

  • Distance Synchronous IST Courses (Fred Aebli)
  • Nursing Presentations by Adobe Connect (Michael Evans)
  • Online Course Live Office Hours (Dr. Margret Hatch)

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM:

ePortfolios at PSU (Dr. Heather Hughes)
Accessibility in the Classroom (Susan Hales)
Center for Online Innovation in Learning - Research Initiation Grants (Dr. Lawrence Ragan)
Updates from Education Technology Services (Kyle Bowen)
Q&A and Wrap Up

TLT Feature Article on our first Faculty Development Day!

Presenter at Faculty Development Day

 

Faculty Development Day Presentations and Resources:

Flipping the Classroom

Hybrid Learning Pedagogy

Video and Web Conferencing in the Classroom

ePortfolios at PSU

Accessibility in the Classroom

Center for Online Innovation in Learning

Updates from Education Technology Services

 

About our Presenters:

 

Renee Bishop-Pierce, Ph.D. - Dr. Bishop is an associate professor of biology at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Donna Volpe RN-BC, MSN - Ms. Volpe is an instructor in nursing at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Jackie Ritzko - Ms. Ritzko is an instructional designer with Penn State Education Technology Services.

Julie Lang - Ms. Lang is an instructional designer with Penn State Education Technology Services.

Gina Gray - Ms. Gray is an instructor in kinesiology at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

James Hart - Mr. Hart is an instructor in communication arts and sciences at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

David Byman, Ph.D. - Dr. Byman is an assistant professor of biology at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Fred Aebli - Mr. Aebli is an instructor in information sciences and technology at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Michael Evans, MSN - Mr. Evans is an instructor in nursing and assistant chief academic officer at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Margret Hatch, Ph.D. - Dr. Hatch is an associate professor of biology at Penn State Worthington Scranton.

Heather Hughes, Ph.D. - Dr. Hughes is an instructional designer with Penn State Teaching and Learning with Technology.

Susan Hales - Ms. Hales is the instructional designer for Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

Lawrence Ragan, Ph.D. - Dr. Ragan is a co-director of Penn State University's Center for Online Innovation in Learning (COIL).

Kyle Bowen - Mr. Bowen is the director of Penn State Education Technology Services.