Help! How can I use Media/Multimedia for an Assignment?

7:30am - 9:00am   Coffee & Registration

9:00am - 9:30am   Welcome and Icebreaker

9:30am - 10:30am   Why Media Projects Matter
Speakers: 
Krista Jackman, Principle Lecturer, University of New Hampshire
Michael McIntire, Manager, Media and Collaboration Services, University of New Hampshire
Marquis Walsh, Instructional Designer, University of New Hampshire

In this session, that starts the day will discuss why media assignments are important student learning. You’ll hear directly from faculty at UNH how media assignments engage students and meet instructional objectives. How partnering with instructional designers and media specialists allow for support for both the faculty and students and how that partnership media use on campus has symbiotically grown.

10:30am - 10:45am   Break

10:45am - 11:45am   Assessing Needs, Developing Relationships & Scaling Your Program: Supporting Media Assignments at Providence College
Speaker:  Elizabeth Tietjen, Head of Digital Projects & Metadata Providence College

Evaluating student and faculty technology and support needs, cultivating relationships with faculty and other campus partners, and developing some basic consultation services can be the most effective components of a successful program to support media assignments in the classroom. Through the lens of Providence College’s program, we’ll discuss challenges and successes, as well as ideas for beginning, promoting, assessing, and scaling a media assignment support program.

11:45am - 12:45pm   Lunch

12:45pm - 1:45pm   Beyond the Technology: Context, Content, and Consumption
Speakers: 
Rebecca Darling, Assistant Director of Instructional Technology, Wellesley College
Sarah Moazeni, Research and Instruction Librarian, Wellesley College

At Wellesley, instructional technologists and research librarians collaborate through all stages of media assignments, weaving literacies often addressed separately into a single cloth. We will share how we work with students and faculty to help them make informed choices about technology, content, and media based on the assignments’ context, helping encourage ethical and effective media creation. 

1:45pm - 2:30pm   Translation to Your Campus/Role (Interactive)

2:30pm - 3:00pm   Closing Thoughts