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7:30am – 9:00am   Registration and Coffee

9:00am – 9:30am   Introduction

Stacy Cohen, Instructional Technologist, Framingham State University
Steve Courchesne, Instructional Designer, Framingham State University
Julie DeCesare, Instructional Technology Development Program Coordinator, Providence College

9:30am – 10:30am   Faculty Perspectives on Top Hat: Presentation, Engagement, and Mobility
Robert Barry, Assistant Professor of Theology, Providence College
Dominique Bourdon Kerins, Visiting Lecturer Philosphy, Framingham State University
Kathleen Cornely, Professor of Biochemistry, Providence College
Erin Neal, Representative, Top Hat Rep (virtual presentation)

Please join a representative of Top Hat, plus several faculty that recently participated in a Top Hat pilot on their campuses.  The faculty will discuss the challenges and positives of using the audience and student response system, and Top Hat will provide a brief demo. 

10:30am -  10:40am   Break

10:40am – 12:00pm   Faculty Perspectives on Wireless Teaching Solutions

Julia Camp, Assistant Professor of Accountancy, Providence College
Jennifer Dowling, Professor of Communication Arts, Framingham State University
Lynne Lawson, Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics, Providence College
Adam Villa, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Providence College

The ability to teach untethered from the podium is a welcome change to faculty.  These faculty will discuss the successes and challenges of teaching wirelessly, as well as, their reasons for utilizing these technologies (ex. Mersive Solstice, Apple TV, etc.) in their pedagogy. 

12:00pm – 1:00pm   Lunch

1:00pm – 2:00pm   Perspectives from Technologists on Implementing Wireless Presentation Technology
Stacy Cohen, Instructional Technologist, Framingham State University
Adam Hauerwas, Academic Support and Integration Specialist, Providence College
Daniel Greene, Media Production Analyst, Bryant University
Jesse Savage, Senior Instructional Technologist , Northeastern University
Clair Waterbury, Academic Instructional Technologist, Northeastern University

Join Information and Academic Technology professionals as they talk about the implementation of wireless presentation technology on their campuses.  What do the resources needed look like and who are the campus partners to help you accomplish the implementation? From the Apple TV to the Mersive Solstice, attendees will see a range of options, depending on their resources.

2:00pm – 3:00pm   Beautiful and Untethered: Well Designed Wireless Presentations
Steve Courchesne, Instructional Designer, Framingham State University
Stacy Cohen, Instructional Technologist, Framingham State University

Besides a charismatic speaker, what are ingredients for a great lecture? Technology + Design. We will explore technologies that let us turn a tablet into a mobile interactive whiteboard and teach wirelessly. We will also apply instructional and graphic design principles to help us craft a presentation that will resonate with learners and enhance the presenter’s delivery.

3:00pm    End


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