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September 2017
$145

Teaching with Rich Media

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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until July 23, 2017
College of the Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center Third Floor, 1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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Learners depend on the quality of instructional media to form mental models and meaning. The unique affordances of rich media – multimedia, social media systems, and cloud-based Web tools – should be employed in learning because of their ability to provide cognitive advantages for learners as they apprehend new knowledge. Instructors, must be able to “teach beyond text” by using rich media and implementing these tools in instructionally sound ways. In this workshop, participants will explore a variety of rich…

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November 2017
$145

Using Games to Change Higher Education

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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until July 23, 2017
College of the Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center Third Floor, 1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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Games have the potential to improve formal education because at their root they are engaging, interactive learning experiences. This idea has been recently explored in two academic strands: game-based learning and gamification. While strategies differ in each strand, both rely upon game designers’ and educators’ ability to leverage game mechanics, dynamics, and principles to approach traditional learning goals. This workshop-based session will help instructors, instructional designers, and other education professionals understand and apply games and game structures to the creation…

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$145

Proactively Ensuring that all Electronic Information Technology (EIT) is Accessible at Your Institution

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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until July 23, 2017
College of the Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center Third Floor, 1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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Electronic formats for registration, course materials, advertisement, even campus ID cards are increasingly popular among college and universities due to their ease of use. However, many colleges have not considered the impact that these “easy-to-use” tools have on students with disabilities. This session will share how the current laws, standards for accessibility and WCAG guidelines intersect and impact any Electronic Information Technology (EIT) purchased or used on a college campus. We will provide best practices and examples on how to…

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