2017 Teaching with Technology Conference, March 1 & 2

Release Date: Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017

13th Annual 2017 Teaching with Technology Conference
Coordinated by Instructional Technology Services at Texas A&M University
Wednesday, March 1 & Thursday, March 2
2400 Memorial Student Center (Gates Ballroom)

Instructional Technology Services at Texas A&M University is once again pleased to coordinate another System-wide, two-day event for sharing the latest trends and topics in instructional technology. This year's theme is "Activating Student Learning," with special emphasis on active, multi-disciplinary learning and inclusive teaching approaches that encourage student motivation.

Presentations will cover a wide range of teaching and learning topics in over 50 sessions. Plus, the schedule will feature two keynote presentations from leaders in higher education:

  • Katherine Banks, vice chancellor for engineering for The Texas A&M University System and dean of the College of Engineering, will present "The 25 by 25 Transformational Education Program" on Wednesday, March 1, 12:00-1:30 (lunch provided for registered attendees)
  • Phillip Miller, vice president of teaching and learning, and Jim Chalex, senior director of product management, both with Blackboard, will present "Creative Teaching Approaches: Global Examples of Engaging Students with Technology" on Thursday, March 2, 8:30-10:00 (breakfast provided for registered attendees)

All Texas A&M University System schools and agencies are invited to attend. View the full program and register today through TrainTraq at http://its.tamu.edu/twtc. Additional information regarding parking, wireless access, and live streams of the keynote presentations is also available on the conference webpage.

There is no cost to attend the Conference, but attendees are encouraged to register now to allow for better event planning. Registered attendees will receive light breakfasts on both mornings, the first day's keynote lunch, the second day's grab-and-go lunch, and refreshments throughout the event. Feel free to come and go as your schedule permits.

Contact ITS at itshelp@tamu.edu or (979) 862-3977 for more information.

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