Technology Integration

SmartBoard System in the K-12 Curriculum
This workshop will provide participants an understanding of the SmartBoard Notebook and Response (i.e., clicker) system and K-12 curriculum integration.  Participants will learn basic operation skills via an interactive activity, and the workshop presenter will provide strategies and practice examples that may enhance student-centered instruction. (2 hours)

Presenter: Dr. Li-Wei Peng, Assistant Professor, West Liberty University
Li-Wei is a former K-12 bilingual computer education teacher and current Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology.

“Open-Source Software and K-12 Pedagogy Integration”
This workshop will provide participants an overview of open-source software for Web 2.0 tool, digital image, multimedia presentation, video slideshow, online meeting schedule, cloud computing, tutorial video, etc.  Participants will learn basic operation skills via a collaborative learning experience. The workshop presenter will introduce practice examples that may meet the needs of individual learners in the 21st Century. (2-3 hours)

Presenter: Dr. Li-Wei Peng, Assistant Professor, West Liberty University
Li-Wei is a former K-12 bilingual computer education teacher and current Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology.

Online Collaborative Teaching and Learning in the K-12 Classroom Setting
This workshop will provide participants an introduction of online collaborative teaching and learning module.  Participants will learn basic operation skills of Skype, and the workshop presenter will provide information related to cross-school/classroom online collaborative network that may impact the understanding of global contexts. (2 hours)

Presenter: Dr. Li-Wei Peng, Assistant Professor, West Liberty University
Li-Wei is a former K-12 bilingual computer education teacher and current Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology.

Prezi
This interactive workshop will teach participants how to build and present a PREZI (prezi.com). Participants bring laptops/iPads to the workshop. (1-2 hours)

Presenter:  Education faculty and Teacher Education students

“Classroom-Based IPAD Initiatives”
This interactive workshop will provide exploration and application of using IPAD technology in the classroom.  The presenter(s) will provide 20 IPADs for participants to use during the workshop.  The workshop itself can be tailored to an overview, or a more intensive examination of content, productivity, and creativity related applications.  The available IPADs for the trainings contain the IOS Productivity and Creativity suites along with many educational apps.

Presenter: Education faculty and Teacher Education students

“Using GigaPan Images & Technology in the Classroom”
This workshop will prepare educators to incorporate GigaPan panoramic pictures into instruction.  Additionally, the technology behind the robotic GigaPan will be demonstrated and shared with participants.

Presenter: Varies