Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Summer Institute 2014: Summer Institute 2014

Claiborne Campus

Sevier Campus

My Stupeflix Video for Morristown

Summer Institute

What is Summer Institute?

The Summer Institutes address best practices in using eLearn and other teaching/learning technologies at WSCC, an introduction to mobile learning, and an overview of “bleeding-edge technologies” (those not yet in common use by all faculty—such as ResponseWare, Camtasia, Turnitin, etc.).  Both full-time and adjunct faculty are encouraged to apply.  Faculty may attend more than one Summer Institute.  Enrollment in the Summer Institutes, 2014, was limited to a total of 40 faculty members.

  • What to bring:
    • A syllabus in electronic format
    • A quiz or test in a WORD document
    • Earbuds
    • iPad
  •  What we learn:
    • News items, dropbox folders, discussion board forums and topics, content modules and files, ADA compliance
    • Respondus, quiz creation, quiz management, “off label” uses of the quiz tool
    • Library databases, free materials for your discipline from the web (“Open Educational Resources”), library services, linking library articles and essays into eLearn (“permalinks”)
    • Mobile learning, iPads, iPad carts, apps, finding apps, using apps in the classroom

Faculty should confer with their department chair and/or dean before applying to a Summer Institute to discuss how the Summer Institute might help in accomplishing student learning outcomes, student engagement, and/or syllabus objectives in their courses.  Each participant who successfully completes the Summer Institute will receive extra compensation of $250.00 (pre-tax).

 

The Summer Institutes are sponsored by the Division of Distance Education.

 

Claiborne Campus

Sevier Campus

Morristown Campus