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Instructor Seminar Series: "Undiscovered Treasures" wrap-up

November 3, 2011 by Theresa Pesavento

The second seminar in the Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching series took place on Thursday, October 13th. Theresa Pesavento (L&S LSS) and John Thomson (DoIT Academic Technology) led "Undiscovered Treasures: Getting to Know UW Madison's Learning Technology Toolbox," which gave a quick overview of the latest and greatest UW Madison learning technology tools, sites, and services that will get you excited about incorporating technology into your classroom. Check out the attached seminar slides and seminar outline to see what we discussed! 

Each seminar in the series will have a short wrap-up video that revisits the main points discussed in the seminar. In studio with the LSS Media Services team of David Macasaet and Jonathan Klein, Theresa and John recap the "Undiscovered Treasures" seminar and preview the next seminar in the series, "Fostering and Implementing Online Discussions: Strategies and Tips."

"Fostering and Implementing Online Discussions: Strategies and Tips,"
the third seminar in the series, will be held on Thursday, November
17th from 2pm-3pm in 7191 Helen C. White. Theresa Pesavento (Learning
Support Services) and Chad Shorter (DoIT Academic Technology) will present along with Todd Goddard (English Department) and Jonathan Klein
(Learning Support Services). This seminar will also be streamed live online and to 294 VH. We will soon be sharing more details via our website, Facebook, and Twitter about how to join this stream, so check back with us for more information! In this seminar, we will discuss various techniques, pedagogical goals, and web-based resources that instructors can use to incorporate online discussions into their teaching. Two case studies of courses that have successfully used online discussions will guide our session.

L&S Learning Support Services and DoIT Academic Technology invite you to join us for the seminar series Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching.

See the attached schedule for upcoming seminar topics, and check back at for date and time updates. Email to be added to the seminar series email list to get automatic updates and seminar news.

Principles and Practices of Integrating Technology and Teaching, a year-long seminar series for instructors of all levels, explores the practical intersection between technology and teaching, presents various applications for technology in and out of the classroom, and addresses the concerns, questions, and possibilities of teaching with technology.


Seminar Series LSS & AT 10-27.pdf172.35 KB
Undiscovered Treasures.ppt2.75 MB
Undiscovered Treasures.pdf1.69 MB
UndiscoveredTreasureshandout.pdf145.83 KB
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