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Engaging Students through Technology
September 15, 2009, Volume 56, No. 03

Engaging Students through Technology, a symposium for faculty, instructors, and graduate students will be held on Friday, September 25, from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

It is hosted by the Libraries’ Weigle Information Commons in conjunction with the School of Arts and Sciences.

10:30 a.m.-noon—Cohen Hall 402

Penn faculty members Amy Hillier (Design) and Linda Chance, Ann Green, Alain Plante, Paul Rozin, and Herb Smith  (SAS) will discuss  how and why they integrate technologies such as wikis, mapping, clickers, and online surveys into their teaching and course assignments.

noon-3 p.m.—Weigle Information Commons, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

Lunch with faculty presenters followed by a Tech Tasting, where attendees can choose up to four hands-on sessions, each on a particular technology including Blogs & Wikis, PowerPoint Presentation Tools, Videoconferencing, Blackboard, and Second Life (a complete list is available on the Symposium website).

For more information and to register, visit http://wic.library.upenn.edu.

Almanac - September 15, 2009, Volume 56, No. 03