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April 11 (GV Education & Pre-Ed Majors) • Viking Theatre
April 12 (Area Teachers) • Krumm Centrum, 1300 Morton Ave, Des Moines

 

The Education Department presents:
Dr. Erica C. Boling
Rutgers, The State Universityn of New Jersey

Keynote: Transforming Education through Multimedia and Technology


FREE event, lunch included.  Space is limited.
All K-12 educators welcome!
Please bring your own device (laptop, iPad, Notebook, etc.).
#GVTeachMeet

 

• Be equipped with new strategies for digital literacy.

• Be engaged in breakout sessions that provide hands-on activities.

• Be empowered by sharing your technology ideas in a TeachMeet.*

Dr. Erica C. Boling is an Associate Professor of Literacy Education in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy from Michigan State University. Dr. Boling’s research investigates the impact of technology on teaching and learning and how the integration of technology can challenge the fundamental beliefs that educators hold about education. Her most recent research also explores the use of multimedia and developing effective online learning communities. She has worked as a teacher in Chile, Luxembourg, and the United States. In addition, she assisted in developing the first TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification program in South Korea while working at Sookmyung Women’s University. Dr. Boling’s research has been reported in highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals such as Teachers College Record, English Education, Research in the Teaching of English, and Teaching and Teacher Education.

GV Students
April 11 Agenda

9:00 a.m.      Welcome & Invocation
9-10:20         Keynote: Dr. Erica Boling
10:30-11:25  Lunch
12:15-2:30    Rotating Breakout Sessions
2:30-3:15      Final Keynote & Door Prizes - Dr. Boling
4:00              Faculty Presentation: Online and Blended Course Design

OPTIONAL:
*TeachMeet: A fast-paced - 15-minute - session allowing participants to share technologies used in the classroom. Please sign up to share a technology-related idea used in the classroom.
TeachMeets are happening all around the country, check out what happened at a TeachMeet in Kentucky! Learn more about the TeachMeet format.

 

Area Educators
April 12 Agenda

8:15 a.m.        Check-in & Continental Breakfast
9-10:30          Welcome & Keynote: Dr. Erica Boling
10:45-11:45   Breakout Sessions
11:45-12:30   Lunch
12:30-2:30     TeachMeet*
2:30-3:15       Final Keynote & Door Prizes - Dr. Boling

OPTIONAL:
*TeachMeet: A fast-paced - 15-minute - session allowing participants to share technologies used in the classroom. Please sign up to share a technology-related idea used in the classroom.
TeachMeets are happening all around the country, check out what happened at a TeachMeet in Kentucky! Learn more about the TeachMeet format.

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