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WITT Symposium Wednesday, December 12

On Wednesday, December 12th Educational Technology & Research Services will host a Winter Institute on Teaching with Technology, a half-day event with sessions on teaching with film, annotating online with, using PollEverywhere, OneSearch, and more. At lunch, Roopika Risam (Salem State) will give a talk on “Torn Apart/Separados,” a rapid-response project that highlights the potential of digital humanities methods for anticolonial social justice work. This event will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in LITC 181. For more information, please contact  Amy Harrell.


Preliminary program

9:00  Welcome remarks

9:05   Using Poll Everywhere (Cheryl Cape, Luke Phelan, presenters). See a demonstration of this audience polling tool you can use in the classroom with students’ mobile devices.

9:35   OneSearch Tips (Joelle Thomas, presenter). Learn to be a better researcher with the library’s OneSearch.

10:20  Stretch break

10:30 (Jason Jones, presenter). Annotate Web documents collaboratively with

10:45  Using digital videos in the classroom with Kaltura (Amy Harrell, Luke Phelan, presenters). This workshop-format session will teach you to use Kaltura to create and upload videos to your own library, share them with others, create closed captions, video quizzes and more. Bring your laptop.

12:00  Lunch and Presentation by Roopika Risam (Salem State) “Torn Apart/Separados