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Teaching with New Media
September 9, 2008 , Volume 55, No. 3

On Friday, September 26, Penn faculty, instructors, and graduate students are invited to a symposium on Teaching with New Media, at Weigle Information Commons in Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Find out how new media can enhance student learning. Discover new media through faculty insights, hands-on exploration of four technologies and an overview of trends.

9:30 a.m.—Hands-on Session 1: (Pick one)

• Mashup Movies (iMovie)
Jacqui Sadashige, Critical Writing Program

• Creating Web Resources (PennTags)
Peter Decherney, English & Cinema Studies

10:45 a.m.—Hands-on Session 2: (Pick one)

• Visual Literacy and Posters (PhotoShop and PowerPoint)
Andrew Lamas, Urban Studies

• Comic Books and Graphics (Comic Life)
Louise Krasniewicz, Penn Museum

Noon—luncheon speaker:

• Stretching the Limits: New Media and Today’s Undergraduate, Pat Aufderheide, Center for Social Media, American University

Register online at www.library.upenn.edu/forms/wic/newmediasymposium.html





Almanac - September 9, 2008, Volume 55, No. 3