11:30 - 12:30 pm
Breakout Session 2
Back to School Readiness: Canvas, Classrooms, and Technology Services (Theater)
Jump-start your semester at SMU with news and updates relating to technology services! We will get you started using technology at SMU and we will provide you with the latest information regarding how to obtain technology services to engage your learners. This high-level technology services session will provide new and existing faculty an overview of SMU IT services and information about SMU’s Canvas course management system and other academic technology solutions and personnel. Please drop in to learn about SMU’s technology services and solutions for faculty.
Presenters: Rachel Mulry - OIT Director of Customer Services, Jason Warner - OIT Director of Academic Technology Services
Big Problems, Quick Fixes: Solutions to Common Student Research Problems (Promenades)
Participants will discuss problems students have with finding and using information with fellow instructors and librarians and walk away with concrete strategies and ideas that can be quickly implemented for improving student information literacy in the classroom.
Presenters: Kathleen Gallagher - Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship,Hollie Gardner - SMU Libraries,Sylvia George-Williams - SMU Libraries,Megan Heuer - SMU Libraries,Elizabeth Killingsworth - SMU Libraries
Engaging Students with Discussions (Forum)
Discussion strategies offer a powerful approach for engaging students with course content. This session will explore the benefits of discussions and practical tips to incorporate discussions in your teaching.
Presenter: Mickey Quinones - Management