Teaching & Learning Colloquium

Each year the Office of Undergraduate Education hosts an event focused on inspiring our faculty with ideas for innovation and interactivity in the classroom.  The event features speakers, small breakout sessions and workshops. The event is free and open to the faculty, staff, and graduate students of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Teaching & Learning Colloquium 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Nineteenth Annual: Minds & Machines: Augmenting Learning with Interactive Environments

The Teaching and Learning Collaboratory is pleased to announce the 2019 Rensselaer Teaching and Learning Colloquium on May 14, 2019.  The focus of this day of learning will be in support of what RPI does best within our brick and mortar walls for teaching and learning.  Our plenary speaker, Dr. Nicola Allain, will speak to us in the morning about the implementation of different strategies and technologies to enhance learning and to offer further interaction. In addition, there will be several afternoon sessions to complement Dr. Allain’s presentation. The day will give us a look at additional strategies and technologies that have been implemented successfully as we look into the future of teaching at our Institute.

<<EVENT REGISTRATION FORM>> 
Registration closes on Monday, May 6, 2019.

EVENT PROGRAM

Time Speaker
8:15 am - 8:45 am

Location:
Biotech Auditorium

Light Continental Breakfast
8:50 am - 9:00 am

Location:
Biotech Auditorium

Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Keith Moo-Young
Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location:
Biotech Auditorium

Digital Learning Theory and Practice: 21st Century Frameworks and Success Strategies (Presentation)
Presentation and Interative Session Overview

Dr. Nicola Marae Allain
Interim Associate Dean, Arts & Humanities, SUNY Empire State College, Saratoga Springs
Associate Professor in Arts, Media, Cultural Studies, Learning and Emerging Technologies

Dr. Allain’s Faculty Page (academic background and teaching/scholarship)
Dr. Allain’s LinkedIn Page (administrative and faculty expertise and experiences)

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Presentation Q and A Session

10:15 am - 10:30 am
 

Break

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Location:
Biotech Auditorium

Digital Tools for Teaching and Learning (Interactive Experience)

Dr. Nicola Marae Allain
Interim Associate Dean, Arts & Humanities, SUNY Empire State College, Saratoga Springs
Associate Professor in Arts, Media, Cultural Studies, Learning and Emerging Technologies      

11:30 am - 11:50 am
 
Interactive Experience Q and A Session
 
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Location:
Russell Sage Dining Hall

Buffet Lunch

Activities:

  • Poster Questions and Responses
  • Reflection Stations from 2018 Seed Proposal Winners

 

1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Location:
Various Rooms based
on Workshop Selection

Pedagogical Workshops 

1:30pm Workshop Offerings and Descriptions

2:45pm Workshop Offerings and Descriptions

*Sign up for workshops through the online registration process