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2017 PolyTeach Program

PolyTeach, Technology + the Innovative University, Cal Poly Pomona

Friday, April 28

8:30-9:00 Coffee & Registration
9:00-9:15 Welcome
9:15-10:15 PolyTeach Keynote Panel with President, Provost, CIO, and Faculty Representative
Facilitated by Tim Schnabel, Director of Education Programs, Higher Education at Extron Electronics
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 “Wall of COOL” faculty presentations
11:00-11:30 Student panel
11:30-1:00

Lunch

Poster Session Featuring Course Redesign with Technology (CRT) and Student Funded Special Projects for Improving the Classroom Experience (SPICE)

eLearning App demos

1:00-2:00
(concurrent workshops, choose 1A or 1B)
Afternoon Session1A (BSC Andromeda):
Digital Technology Intervention for Instructional Spaces

Today's students are immersed in using technology as part of instruction and the learning process and as a result methods for instruction and learning are changing. Interaction and collaboration are displacing the traditional lecture model. Active Learning, 1:1, and BYOD programs create a new world of possibilities for teachers and students, while also bringing a flood of new technologies into the classroom. This presentation will discuss the current trends and strategies for facilitating classroom collaboration. With this knowledge, you will be able to plan for collaboration in the design phase and provide a seamlessly integrated learning environment for users.
with Tim Schnabel, Director of Education Programs, Higher Education at Extron Electronics

Afternoon Session1B (BSC Orion):
Leveraging e-Advising Tools for Student Success

During this session, participants will explore how to use the breadth of GradesFirst Services and features to maximize efficiency, facilitate communication, and support student services.
with Erin Lion DeRosa, MSW, MSEd, Senior Coordinator for University Advising, Academic Programs and Student Success

2:00-3:00
(concurrent workshops, choose 2A or 2B)
Afternoon Session 2A (BSC Andromeda):
Data Informed Class Scheduling

During this session, participants will get an updated perspective on how the campus is using data and new dashboards to inform class scheduling to promote student success.
with Lisa Rotunni, Executive Director of Academic Research and Resources
and Sepehr Eskandari, AVP for Academic Planning and Faculty Affairs

Afternoon Session 2B (BSC Orion):
Enhancing Student Success with the Quality Matters (QM) Course Design Framework

The Quality Matters (QM) Framework emphasizes clarity, organization, and student engagement in hybrid, online, and technology-enhanced face-to-face courses.
with Amanda Marsh, Lecturer, Plant Sciences Department, Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture
and Thomas Gaston, Instructional Technology Consultant, eLearning

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