Technology Enhanced Teaching

Seminar Description

Participants in this seminar will explore technologies ranging from wireless presentation, smart screens, live streaming, lecture capturing, student response systems, collaboration, and other engagement tools. Whether you are beginning to incorporate technologies into your teaching or you are a seasoned practitioner, you will consider technologies that can enhance student learning and engagement, practice using these technologies, and access resources and people to assist you.

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Upcoming Dates

Offering #1

1: Wed, Oct 3, 2018; 9:30 – 11:30 am
2: Wed, Oct 17, 2018; 9:30 – 11:30 am
3: Wed, Nov 7, 2018; 9:30 – 10:30 am

Intended Learning Outcomes

By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  1. Define Active Learning and discuss examples that you can apply to your own course;
  2. Discover McMaster’s Active Learning Classrooms;
  3. Begin to experience the technology associated with active learning classrooms;
  4. Practice active teaching and receive feedback;
  5. Share experiences with peers.



Teaching with Technology ( course)

A 2.5 hour course on that covers topics such as: applying Universal Design for Learning principles, including technology in your learning outcomes, assessing learning, plus more.

Teaching in a Digital Age (free ebook)

A.W. (Tony) Bates examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching using technology.

SAMR model (YouTube video)

Dr. Ruben Puentedura explains his SAMR Model, which requires reflection on how teachers are using educational technologies.

The Design Thinking Process (YouTube Video)

A 4-min video that briefly explains the five steps of the Design Thinking Process; includes links to further activities.

Teaching with technology in higher education: understanding conceptual change and development in practice (Journal Article)

This is a 10-year longitudinal study examining university teachers’ conceptions of and approaches to teaching and learning with technology.