Improve student learning
Discover innovative technology
Faculty Technology Showcase 2016
The Faculty Technology Showcase is a yearly fall event that provides the opportunity for Harding faculty and guests to share and visit with colleagues about the new and innovative teaching technologies they use in their classrooms that enhance teaching and improve student learning. The Showcase is in an informal, interactive poster-session format allowing faculty and guests to demonstrate and discuss their experiences using innovative methods and technology tools to impact teaching, learning and student success.
Mr. Rich Wells using Echo360 and the Big Blue Button in Canvas
Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p. m.
Location: 2nd Floor Burks American Heritage Building
Theme: Tech It Forward - Educate. Innovate. Discover. Collaborate.
Twitter: @HuLearnTech - #HUFTS16BUZZ
First 50 registrants will receive a giveaway bag of goodies.
(Registration deadline: August 26th @ 5:00 p.m)
To view an electronic copy of the program, click here.
About the Center for Learning with Technology
The Center for Learning with Technology is the discovery team for innovative and applicable technology resources that faculty can integrate into their courses to engage students. Here you will find resources that will assist you with helpful new practices for teaching and learning, you can use to positively affect student learning outcomes.
What can we do for you?
• Use our audio/visual studio to record lecture materials and presentations, we'll produce them, then make them accessible to your students via Canvas or YouTube.
• Record your lectures live in the classroom. Using Echo360 Lecture Capture, we can connect your classroom to Canvas (Learning Management System) for students to review.
• We offer training in up-and-coming technology that can help you engage students in and out of the classroom.
• Build your Canvas courses to make them cohesive and easy to use for you and your students.
Department-Tailored Services: We can provide training that is custom-designed for your department's specific needs.
Personal Technology Assistance: If you would prefer direct, one-on-one assistance tailored to your individual needs, please contact us and we will come to you.
Course Development: We use the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric, designed for the development of online and blended to courses, to assist with your design needs.
A/V Recording Lab
Our audio/visual recording lab provides a basic, yet functional facility designed to allow you to record lecture material in a quiet, controlled environment, free from the distraction of typical office activities. A popular use of the lab is to record voice-over presentations (PowerPoint) using Camtasia.
In addition, we offer post-production services, which include editing and exporting your recordings into any number of popular formats. For your convenience, we will also post your completed files to Canvas and/or YouTube.
The Center serves the entire Harding University faculty.
Meet the Showcase presenters
Keynote: A. Darlene Smith is the Associate Professor of Education at Walters State Community College in Morristown, TN.
Allison Case is the LMS Support Specialist at Harding University.
Dr. Michael Mills is an Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning at the University of Central Arkansas
Dr. Melissa Shipp is an Assistant Professor at Harding University’s College of Pharmacy, at Harding University.
Dr. Glen Metheny is the chair of the Graduate School of Business and teaches classes in Organizational Behavior, Ethics, Leadership and Management.
Dr. Edward Gray is a Professor of Counseling at Harding School of Theology.
Dr. Kevin Shelby is an Assistant Professor in the Masters of Arts in Counseling Program, at Harding School of Theology.
Topic (Live Demo): Video Conferencing with Zoom and Google Hangouts. Have you ever had a guest speaker fly in for a class? How about an international student that is thousands of miles from home? Video conferencing in the classroom can eliminate the expense and time involved in long travel. You can even use it to connect with students, tech support, or other professionals outside of class time. Today we are a demonstrating two video conferencing platforms, Google Talk and Zoom. He will co-present with Scott Pritchett and Dr. Ed Gray.
Scott Pritchett is the Manager of Classroom Technology and Audio Visual Productions, at Harding University.
Amber Hug is the Lab technician in the Biology department, at Harding University.
Dr. Jodi Whitehurst works as a composition instructor at Arkansas State University—Beebe.
Jennie Gates works as an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Arkansas State University--Beebe.