“HIP” WITH TEACHING?
This session focus on the use of technology for facilitating active
learning in the classroom. Bring your tablets or laptops to participate!
Abstract: As educators we need to focus on what we want our students to walk away from training with, what we want them to learn, this is more important than what WE do. This session focus on the use of technology for facilitating active learning in the classroom. We will begin by discussing the pros and cons of having technology in the classroom, and review what active learning is, why it is important. Educators will leave with tangible strategies for using technology for active learning. Bring your tablets or laptops to participate!
Session Objectives: As a result do attending this workshop, attendees will be able to:
(1) Discuss the pros and cons of using technology in the classroom.
(2)Summarize theoretical and evidence-based foundations of, and rationale for, active learning.
(3) Identify ways to use technology to create active learning activities or provide more class time for them.
PROS AND CONS ACTIVITY
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Dr. Jaimie Hoffman is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Education at the USC Rossier School of Education. Her areas of expertise include assessment in higher education, student affairs administration, development of college student leaders and use of technology inside and outside of the classroom for advancing student learning and engagement.
Prior to joining the Rossier faculty, Hoffman worked in various administrative roles in student affairs and information technology. Most recently, Hoffman served as a Teaching and Learning Innovations Specialist at CSU Channel Islands, where she provided pedagogical training and support to faculty teaching blended and online courses. Hoffman also spent over 15 years working in student affairs at public and for-profit institutions of varying sizes;
she worked in and with the following programmatic areas: assessment and training, new student programs, orientation, leadership programs, residential education, judicial affairs, campus recreation and career services. Hoffman has experience as an adjunct faculty member at CSU Channel Islands, CSU Northridge, Messiah College and Salem State University, teaching face-to-face, blended and online courses on assessment, education, communication, diversity and organizational leadership to undergraduate and graduate students.
Hoffman received her EdD in Leadership from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her MEd in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Arizona State University. Her research interests include assessment in higher education and use of technology for advancing student learning and meeting student needs.
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