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Teaching with Tech Certificate

The New 2015 Teaching With Technology Certificate Program

A series of workshops sponsored by the Center for Excellence In Teaching

Program Objectives for Faculty

 - Demonstrate greater skills and awareness of teaching with technology methodologies.
 - Determine appropriate technologies for the classroom.
 - Responsibly integrate technology into teaching.
 - Assess self-growth with regard to teaching with technology.

Program Overview
Workshops are offered on a rotating basis. In order to receive a certificate of completion, faculty must successfully complete all workshops and a Reflective Teaching Portfolio.

Assessment
Workshops will include surveys and assessments, and faculty are required to maintain a Reflective Teaching Portfolio that can be made available for collegial review at the time of completion. Additional information on Teaching Portfolios can be found on the CET web site under LINKS and in the archives of the Adjunct Institute at http://www.fitnyc.edu/cet

Contact Celia Baez celia_baez@fitnyc.edu if you are interested in joining this program.
  Congratulations to our 2014 Certificate Recipients

» Margaret Bishop, Part-Time Faculty Member, TDM and ITM
   View Margaret's Teaching Portfolio and her summative presentation


»  Elida Behar, Part-Time Faculty Member, FMM
    View Elida's Teaching Portfolio 


Program of Courses

The Reflective Teaching Portfolio

The Reflective Teaching Portfolio is an intrinsic part of the program. An ongoing, reflective journal of a faculty member's evolution as a teacher , it is a valuable and widely recognized professional development tool. The reflective teaching portfolio includes a statement of teaching philosophy, responsibilities and goals, as well as key evidence showing how these goals are being reached. For this certificate program, the portfolio should focus on the 1.) role of technology in one's teaching practice, 2.) reflection on the impact of technology on teaching and learning and 3.) ideas you may have to infuse technology in your teaching.
Download a Reflective Teaching Portfolio Template to get started.

Find additional information and resources on our Reflective Teaching Portfolio event page.
Creating, Managing and Sharing Materials on the Computer

The more you use digital content in your courses, the more data needs to prepared, formatted, named and managed.  This session establishes best practices in how to create, manage and share content in your classes and with your students that will enhance assignments and make orderly collaboration possible. The practices established in this workshop will be assessed by the cross-workshop work completed within the program.
Google Docs

The use of Google Docs requires a full spectrum of skills that support good pedagogy and use of technology. This session will focus on exploring different course assignment scenarios that involve collaborative and individual work. Work created in this session will result in an assignment that can be given to your students or might serve as a prototype for future efforts.
VoiceThread: A Self directed Online Project

VoiceThread is an interactive tool that seamlessly combines audio and video in an easy to use interactive way that is suitable for both students and faculty to develop projects, assignments and presentations. This portion of the program is conducted online in a self-directed tutorial where participants will build a VoiceThread to be shared and commented upon as part of the program assessment.
Certificate Completion

Each workshop will include surveys and assessments, and faculty will be required to develop and maintain a Reflective Teaching Portfolio that can be made available for collegial review at the time of completion.
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