Webinar and Faculty Discussion

You are invited to a webinar and faculty discussion co-hosted by Summit, the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of International Education.


This NAFSA Academic Programs Faculty Conversation features the authors of Framing the Global, a new publication for faculty members interested in creating curricular and cocurricular educational experiences to help students gain global knowledge, skills and perspectives.

Wednesday, March 4. 2015, 3:00-5:00 p.m. in McCain 211

For more information about this webinar and presenters:

Leadership Dinner and Conversation with Dr. Denny Roberts

On Tuesday, April 7, the Center for Teaching and Learning will host Dr. Denny Roberts as our guest speaker on leadership. His scholarship has focused on leadership learning and community building, among other issues. His best known work, Deeper Learning in Leadership, published in 2007, combines student affairs practice as a critical element that enhances student learning with leadership learning as a core responsibility of higher education. Dr. Roberts was a founding member of the International Leadership Association.

All faculty are invited to a dinner in Rebekah Woltz at 5:30 pm with Dr. Roberts' presentation to follow.

More details will follow shortly, but in the meantime if you are interested in attending please RSVP to Amanda Williams (alwilliams@agnesscott.edu) by March 27 if you plan to attend the dinner.

Digital Pedagogy Series for Spring 2015

The Center for Teaching and Learning invites faculty to attend a series of workshops designed to demonstrate a range of technology tools that are readily available and easy to integrate into your courses. Space is limited to 10 people for each session, so please RSVP to Amanda Lee Williams if you plan to attend.

Session 1: Google and Moodle Tools: Enhancing Interaction and Communication in the Classroom

Presenter: Amy Patterson, Assistant Professor of Public Health
Date/Time: Thursday, February 26th, 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Where: Educational Technology Center, McCain Library, G-43

While many instructors are adept at using Moodle to deliver content and assess learning, this faculty-led workshop will prepare faculty members to utilize tools in Moodle and Google to enhance interaction and communication in and out of the classroom. After this session, faculty will be familiar with various strategies for using Google forms, Moodle’s standard discussion forum and chat feature:

  • create and share a Google Form and link it to your Moodle class
  • setup a standard discussion forum in Moodle
  • setup a chat room in Moodle.

Session 2: Screencasting Fundamentals: What Is It and What Can It Do for Your Teaching?

Presenter: Nell Ruby, Kathy '68 and Lawrence Ashe Associate Professor of Art
Date/Time: Thursday, March 12th, 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Where: Educational Technology Center, McCain Library, G-43

There are a host of screencasting tools that allow you to capture, store and share whatever action is happening on your computer screen along with your voice narration. In this faculty led-session, participants will explore several practical applications for using screencasting. Afterwards, you will learn how to create a basic screencast using Screencast-O-matic.

Session 3: Google Hangouts

Presenter: Jaime Stamant, English Instructor
Date/Time: Thursday, April 2nd, 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Where: Educational Technology Center, McCain Library, G-43

Google Hangouts is a video collaboration tool that allows users to have real time communication with their students and to share resources. The hangout can also be saved and shared with others later. In the first portion of this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics of initiating a hangout.  Afterwards, participants will join faculty members in a scheduled hangout to discuss strategies for using this tool and tips for leading a successful hangout.

Events that might be of interest from other campus organizations:

SUMMIT Curriculum -- Faculty Discussion Sessions

Tuesday, March 3, 1:00-2:00, Evans ABC
Summit Hour
Tuesday, April 7, 1:00-2:00, Evans ABC
Summit Hour
Tuesday, May 5, 1:00-2:00, Evans ABC
Summit Hour

View our past programming.