Weekly News and Tip, March 27, 2008

Tip - Podcasts and Pedagogy = “Podagogy”
You have probably heard about podcasts and how some professors are exploring their use in teaching and learning. To learn more and see some examples of “podagogy,” see iPod in the Classroom and Podagogy: Where Podcasting Meets Teaching & Learning.

Announcements - CELT Programming

  • What’s New in PowerPoint 2007: Learn the Basics for Classroom Teaching (WindowsXP/Office 2007), Thursday, April 3, 1:10-3 p.m., 1230 Communications Building
  • YouTube and TeacherTube: Introduction to Video Sharing Websites, Tuesday, April 8, 9-11 a.m., 1230 Communications Building
  • Teaching Creativity, a panel discussion, Tuesday, April 8, 3:30-5 p.m., Memorial Union Gallery

FYI - Parks Library seminar; Emerging Technologies conference
  • Jeff Kushkowski, Associate Professor, Parks Library, presents Get X-cited About Cited References in the Social Sciences & Humanities, Wednesday, April 2, 3:15-4:30 p.m. in 192 Parks Library. This seminar will inform faculty and researchers on new strategies and techniques for validating the impact of their research. Faculty, staff, and students welcome. Pre-register.
    Questions? Contact Jody A. Graden, 4-6117, jgraden@iastate.edu
  • Michael Schrage, a widely published columnist on innovation, will be the keynote speaker at the Emerging Technologies Conference 2008, to be held on campus. April 3-4. Schrage will speak on “HCI: Help Create Ideas-Exploring Innovation Leadership,” Friday, April 4 at noon in Howe Hall. More information and complete conference schedule.
    ETC2008 is sponsored by, the Virtual Reality Applications Center, the Human Computer Interaction Graduate Program, and the CyberInnovation Institute.

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