What: Seton Hill University’s Center for Innovative Teaching will host its annual iTeach SHU Gallery Event to highlight the success of the integration of technology into teaching and learning.

When: Friday, April 25, 2014

11:30 a.m. - Opening Prayer and Welcome

11:45 a.m. - “More than Numbers,” Mary Spataro, Director of Seton Hill’s Center for Innovative Teaching

12 p.m. - Keynote address, “Transforming Teaching and Learning through Mobile Technology,” Megan Raymond, Higher Education Development Executive, Apple Inc.

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. - Gallery Walk: An opportunity to engage with faculty and students presenting examples of technology integration in the classroom

Where: Cecilian Hall, Second Floor Administration Building, Seton Hill University’s hilltop campus, Greensburg, Pa.

Who: Keynote speaker Dr. Megan Raymond’s lecture, “Transforming Teaching and Learning through Mobile Technology,” will discuss how colleges and universities around the country are embracing mobile technologies to enrich students' lives. Her presentation will discuss new developments in pedagogy, today’s digitally-engaged student, and changes in the college classroom experience. The talk will also explore the broader impacts of technology on learning in the 21st century

Raymond is a Higher Education Development Executive with Apple Inc. Previously she worked for the Executive Vice President and Provost at the University of Virginia where she directed academic programs for undergraduate research, alumni engagement, accreditation, community partnerships, and faculty development. She taught courses in global development, writing, and literature. Raymond holds her Ph.D. in English with a focus on 18th century literature and information design. She speaks on the challenges and opportunities of today’s educational technologies.

Background: Seton Hill University’s Center for Innovative Teaching annually hosts the iTeach SHU Gallery Event bringing together faculty, staff and students to discuss the integration of technology in learning. During the event, faculty and student presenters show the work they have been doing to bring technology into the classroom.

Seton Hill University has been at the forefront of integrating mobile technology in higher education. The University’s Mobile Learning @ the Hill, launched in 2010, provides iPads and MacBooks to all faculty and full-time students. Seton Hill has been named an Apple Distinguished Program three times for its use of mobile technology in the classroom.