The TWU Community comes together at this half-day event on the Denton Campus to share best practices in the areas of classroom technologies, online technologies and Canvas.

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  • Increasing Student Engagement Through Online Microlessons 

    Dillon, Suzanna; Tennakoon, Deepani (2019)
    Student engagement is a highly desired feature in both online and face-to-face classes. The presenters will describe a method of content delivery via short online microlessons that are structured not only to engage students ...
  • Making Technological Adjustments in a Dual Credit Classroom 

    Dyer, Darby (2019)
    This presentation explores using technologies in a TWU Dual Credit high school classroom. Having only fifteen Chromebooks in classes of over thirty students poses some challenges. However, this limitation promotes ...
  • Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATS): Different Breeds for Different Needs 

    Dunlap, Karen; Hurlbut, Amanda (2019)
    Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATS) are used by teachers who want to ensure that students have opportunities to demonstrate mastery and receive feedback that facilitates learning. This session will highlight fresh ...
  • Preparing Bilingual and ESL Education Pre-service Teachers with AR and VR 

    Figueroa, Jorge (2019)
    The use of augmented and virtual reality in the bilingual/ESL classroom starts with the effective training of pre-service teachers. As part of this presentation, participants will learn about the effective practices TWU ...
  • Utilizing Various Technologies To Facilitate The Development Of Nursing Students’ Clinical Judgment 

    Tserotas, Shopha; Yousef, Mary Grace (2019)
    Clinical judgment is an essential skill to develop by every nursing student. Faculty plays an integral role in utilizing various strategies to effectively facilitate learning. In the first undergraduate adult health ...
  • Making Theory Matter 

    Beins, Agatha; Thomas, Paul (2019)
    This presentation explores the possibilities for teaching theoretical concepts in creative ways and engaging different levels of Bloom's taxonomy. The presenters will discuss activities that put ideas into unconventional ...
  • Creating Strong Rubrics in Canvas 

    Evetts, Cynthia L. (2019)
    Creating assignment rubrics clarifies expectations, while increasing efficiency and consistency in grading. A well-formulated rubric provides additional instruction, instant feedback for students, and helps instructors ...
  • Using Google Applications to Supplement Online Learning 

    Brown, Lee; Lambert, Jason (2019)
    As more courses increasingly are offered online in higher education, there are some educators who believe this method may negatively impact the quality of learning. To mitigate these perceptions Drs. Lambert and Brown ...
  • Using Technology to Enhance Student Critical Thinking and Reflection 

    Fredrickson, Becky; McMahan, Sarah; Bowman, Grant; Crosby, Brittney; Flowers, Kaylin; Menger, Charlene; Sapp, Jessica; Soto, Stephanie; Watson, Alyssa (2019)
    TWU Teacher Education students will discuss and present their work on how they integrated technology in the collegiate classroom and the impact it had on enhancing their critical thinking and reflection skills. Additionally, ...