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Student Engagement Mini-conference

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 9:00am to 1:00pm

Perkins Student Center, Rodney Room Perkins Student Center, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717, USA

As defined by EQ, Educause’s quarterly publication,“Student engagement is a rendezvous between learning and the digital tools and techniques that excite students.” UD Faculty are invited to learn from two respected members of the educational community and share their own perspectives during this ½-day mini-conference.

Dr. Douglas Duncan, Director of Astronomical Laboratories, Director Fiske Planetarium, Professor, Astrophysical & Planetary Sciences at the University of Colorado, returns to UD to lead a best practices session utilizing i>clickers beginning at 9am.

Victor Fitzjarrald, Director of Technology DC-21 at Denver Public Schools, Founder and CEO at Cellular Education, champions the use of web-enabled and cellular devices as viable in-class learning tools. He will present his views beginning at 10:30am.

A panel discussion on the impact of web-enabled device use by students in the classroom setting will follow at noon. Panelists include: Duncan, Fitzjarrald, and 4 members of the UD community.

To learn more, seed questions for the panelists, and register for this event visit the event website.

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Conference, Community, Lectures and Programs, Lectures & Programs, Students






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