Geddes Language Center featured four faculty projects in its Spring 2017 Digital Faculty Showcase. Each faculty member displayed their recent and developing innovations in digital-based teaching practices. Flipping a Portuguese Language Class Celia Bianconi, senior lecturer in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and Adel Faudetzinova, lecturer in the College of Arts
Date: Thursday, April 13 Time: 8:30am-noon Location: One Silber Way, 9th Floor, Trustee’s Ballroom This engaging and interactive talk will explore: The disruptive force of mobile technology on long-held assumptions about good teaching, engaged learning, and student assessment; Instructional best practices that reach across all disciplines and pedagogical interests; and profound possibilities of leveraging a
Webinar March 21: Noon to 1:00 p.m. Labster will host webinar with Co-founder and CTO Michael Bodekær. Discussion and Q&A about how Labster improves student engagement, motivation, and learning.
Technology Showcase: Gaming as a Teaching Tool with Caitlin Feeley of MIT’s Education Arcade When: Friday, March 24, 1:00-2:30pm Where: BU Hillel House, 4th floor – 213 Bay State Rd. Educational games are a new facet of the educational technology field. Caitlin Feeley of MIT’s Education Arcade is coming to BU on Friday, March 24 to share
Teaching in a Digital Way The TwT Festival will offer a collaborative learning space for BU educators to create technology-enabled active learning environments, experiment with digital tools and platforms, explore media production capabilities and discover new pedagogical techniques. The Festival offers a combination of BU faculty showcases and hands-on workshops that embody new modes of learning,
Master Teaching Transformation Date: June 5-9, 2017 During this 5-day program, faculty will examine the importance of learning objectives, construct course level assessments, employ effective grading strategies, experiment with active learning strategies, develop discipline-specific classroom activities, interact with teaching technologies, develop a complete or near-complete syllabus, discover the science of student motivation and student learning, identify
Share Your Innovation The Center for Teaching and Learning will host the 7th Annual Educational Innovation Conference spring 2017. This annual event provides an opportunity for faculty and graduate students to share their classroom and curricular innovations – small and large – with colleagues throughout the University. Date: May 5, 2017 Details and event registration coming soon!