UIT's Teaching & Learning Technologies (TLT) and campus partners hosted the "Ignite Collaboration" Fall Faculty Forum on October 15, 2018 in Marriott Library's Gould Auditorium. The event, free to University of Utah faculty and staff, showcased discovery booths on the latest learning technologies and services from TLT, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, and Marriott Library, and featured the following presentations [available to view online via MediaSpace - individual video links are below].
Virtual Reality in the Classroom [video]
Mark Durham, DMD, assistant professor, School of Dentistry
Abstract: VR has the spiked the interests not just for video game developers but educators. Learn how the School of Denistry is using virtual reality in the classroom to teach students the foundation and technique it takes to drill into real teeth.
Designing, Building, and Implementing a Fully-Online Degree Program [video]
Jason Castillo, Ph.D., director of the BSW program, College of Social Work
Abstract:Learn about the team work it takes to develop a fully-online degree program and all of the different resources available to you.
Intelligent Design in a Fully Online STEM Service Course [video]
Greg Owens, Ph.D., associate professor, Chemistry Department
Abstract: Some think a STEM course cannot be online because it should be hands on. Learn how Greg Owens researched and experimented with different technologies to do the impossible with an online chemistry course.
Pushing the Boundaries of Canvas [video]
Jennifer Brown, Ph.D., associate professor, LEAP & Early College Department
Abstract: Canvas can sometimes feel restricting when it comes to innovative teaching methods. Learn how Jennifer Brown and the LEAP Department are pushing the boundaries of Canvas to deliver a once in a lifetime learning experience to all College of Fine Arts majors.
If You Build It, Will They Come? The Importance of Partnerships & Marketing for Online Programming [video]
Cathleen Zick, Ph.D., associate dean, College of Social & Behavioral Science
Abstract: The College of Social & Behavioral Science is a trail blazer when it comes to UOnline course development. But how can you get students interested in and enrolled in classes after you are done building? Find out how the college is partnering and developing different marketing techniques.
Closing and Future Direction
Jon Thomas, Ph.D., director, Teaching & Learning Technologies
Abstract: Find out all of the great new collaborations and workshops from the departments that create the Faculty Center.
Below are photos from the event: