Institutes | Storrs 2008
On Friday, January 18th, 2008, the Institute
for Teaching & Learning welcomes you to a day
of teaching and learning workshops. We look forward to lively
discussions and the opportunity
to share ideas.
About the Speakers
- Keith Barker
Keith has been involved in curriculum design and education technology for
over 40 years. He has a background in Electronic and Computer Engineering
and has taught, primarily, at the Universities of Sheffield, (UK) and Connecticut.
As Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and the Director
of the Institute for Teaching & Learning, he is currently responsible
for all faculty development, including Teaching Assistants, technology
in the classrooms, and widespread support for undergraduate education across
the UConn campuses. ITL can be visited at www.itl.uconn.edu and
he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kim Chambers
Kim is the Director of Educational Technologies at the University of Connecticut.
In addition to his background in teaching and learning with technology
he has worked in college student affairs for over 20 years. Kim earned
a Bachelors degree in Psychology, and both Masters and Specialists degrees
in Counselor Education from the University of Florida. His Ph.D. is from
the University of Connecticut in Family Studies. Kim can be reached at email@example.com.
- Gordon Daigle
Gordon Daigle is the Assistant Director of Media
Design at the University of Connecticut. Gordon has
an extensive background in video production, and currently
faculty and staff to produce custom educational media in
support of undergraduate education, classroom instruction
and research. Gordon can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Janet Jordan
Janet is the Manager of the Instructional Resource Center (IRC) at the University
of Connecticut. She works with instructors at all the university’s
campuses who are interested in utilizing technology to enhance teaching
and learning. The IRC provides individual and group training sessions and
support for HuskyCT as well as other instructional technologies. Many instructors
utilize the hardware and software resources in the IRC and learn to prepare
a variety of multimedia instructional materials with assistance from the
IRC staff. Janet can be reached at email@example.com
- Lisa Kempter
Lisa Kempter is the Director of Media Design at the University
of Connecticut. In support of undergraduate education and
classroom instruction, Lisa designs and develops comprehensive
educational media and instructs undergraduate students in
the field of video production. Lisa can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Desmond McCaffrey
Desmond is the Director of Instructional Design and Development at the University
of Connecticut. As an Instructional Developer and educator, Desmond has
over 10 years of experience focusing on curriculum and course design as
well as the relevant use of technology in educational settings. Desmond
can be reached at email@example.com.
- Dan Mercier
Dan is the Assistant Director of the Institute for Teaching and Learning
at the University of Connecticut and coordinates ITL’s Adjunct
Faculty Associates program. Dan has extensive experience in faculty
development, instructional design, and distance education. He has worked
with many faculty members here at Storrs as well as at each of the regional
campuses. Dan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Catherine Ross
Catherine is the Associate Director of the Institute for Teaching & Learning,
and Director of Teaching Assistant Programs. She
works with faculty, TAs, and ITAs from all disciplines, both individually
and in workshops and orientations. She runs the New Faculty Learning
Community and book discussion groups open to all faculty. Her most recent
research is focused on undergraduate attitudes towards ITAs and student perceptions
of intelligibility. Catherine can be reached at email@example.com.
- Kevin Sullivan