Proposal Title

Facilitating Faculty Engagement in Teaching with Technology

Proposal Abstract

Members of a SoTL Faculty Learning Community will describe initiatives at their institution to support and encourage faculty in the use of instructional technology as they design and deliver courses. The goals of the session are to provide participants with information about strategies for engaging faculty with teaching technology, identify barriers to faculty engagement in online teaching, and show far-reaching benefits of a Faculty Learning Community structure. Session attendees will be asked to engage in discussions as the panel reviews data on the effect of technology on student learning, describes how a move to Desire2Learn provided an opportunity to train faculty in online course design, summarizes results of surveys assessing faculty needs for technology and attitudes about the effectiveness of online education, and describes the goals and plans of a faculty learning community that is providing support for the development of online courses.

Location

Room 115

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Mar 27th, 5:00 PM Mar 27th, 5:45 PM

Facilitating Faculty Engagement in Teaching with Technology

Room 115

Members of a SoTL Faculty Learning Community will describe initiatives at their institution to support and encourage faculty in the use of instructional technology as they design and deliver courses. The goals of the session are to provide participants with information about strategies for engaging faculty with teaching technology, identify barriers to faculty engagement in online teaching, and show far-reaching benefits of a Faculty Learning Community structure. Session attendees will be asked to engage in discussions as the panel reviews data on the effect of technology on student learning, describes how a move to Desire2Learn provided an opportunity to train faculty in online course design, summarizes results of surveys assessing faculty needs for technology and attitudes about the effectiveness of online education, and describes the goals and plans of a faculty learning community that is providing support for the development of online courses.