BOONE—A technology for teaching fair focused on enhancing student engagement and learning will be held March 20 in Belk Library and Information Commons’ lower level from noon to 4 p.m.
The deadline to submit proposals for the event is Feb. 24 and the registration deadline for the fair is March 6. Visit http://tech4teach.appstate.edu/fair for more information.
The fair will allow faculty to share teaching and course design strategies used to enhance student learning using technology; connect teaching faculty and staff with similar pedagogical and content roles and interests; initiate communities of learners; promote the Technology for Teaching website and other campus resources for teaching/course design; and inform staff and faculty on support services offered on campus to effectively integrate technology into teaching and course design.
The fair will include e-poster presentations and roundtable discussions. Teachers on campus who use or are interested in using technology are encouraged to participate.Lunch will be provided. A wine and cheese reception for attendees will be held following closing remarks at 3 p.m.
The fair is hosted collaboratively by Informational Technology Services on campus, Belk Library and Information Commons, Apple Inc., Dell Computers, Panopto video platform provider for enterprise and education markets, Stickboy Bread Company and Peabody’s Wine & Beer Merchants.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the Southeast, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls nearly 21,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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