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: Thursday, May 7, 2015
2 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks, Mary Ann Gawelek, Ed.D., Seton Hill Provost and Dean of the Faculty
2:15 p.m. “Mobile Opportunities for Learning,” Mary Spataro, Director of Seton Hill’s Center for Innovative Teaching
2:45 p.m. Keynote address, “Mobility and Higher Education,” Michael Mills, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning at the University of Central Arkansas.
3:45 p.m. Gallery Walk: An opportunity to engage with faculty and students presenting examples of mobile technology integration in the classroom.
Where: Reeves Library Learning Commons, Seton Hill University’s hilltop campus, Greensburg, Pa.
Who: Keynote speaker Dr. Michael Mills will present “Mobility and Higher Education,” which will help educators explore ways to integrate higher levels of technology integration in their lessons and assessments, particularly through digital authoring with Keynote and iBooks Author.
Dr. Michael Mills, Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning at the University of Central Arkansas, is a leading expert on the practical uses of educational technology, particularly on using collaborative tools to better engage students and to design strategies for effectively integrating mobile devices in the classroom. He is an SXSWedu, ISTE, and SITE presenter and has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Education Trainer. Feel free to follow him on Twitter (@MichaelSMills).
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.