The USNH Academic Technology Steering Committee is pleased to announce the 9th annual Academic Technology Institute!
Open Education: Building Connection, Collaboration, & Community
May 28-30, 2019
Granite State College, Concord, NH
Academic Technology Institute (ATI) brings faculty together to explore and find solutions on how to integrate technology into their courses to transform their pedagogy and course design. Each of the 4 institutions (GSC, KSC, PSU, UNH) selects 10-15 faculty from diverse disciplines to participate in this multi-day event. Faculty who are selected to attend will engage in foundational and elective workshops infusing Open Educational Resources (OER) and Open Pedagogy/Open Educational Practices with pedagogy techniques and technology tools.
Introductions and Keynote by Robin DeRosa
Robin DeRosa is the Director of the Open Learning & Teaching Collaborative and a Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at PSU. In addition to serving as an Open Education Ambassador for the AT Open Education Initiative, Robin regularly visits other colleges and universities to work with faculty on Connected Learning and Open Pedagogy, and advocate nationally for using Open Ed to develop a vision for public higher education in the U.S. Her advocacy for Open Education and Connected Learning are a driving force at PSU and the academic community at large.
Keynote Jesse Stommel
Jesse Stommel is Executive Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at the University of Mary Washington. He is also Co-founder of Digital Pedagogy Lab and Hybrid Pedagogy: an open-access journal of learning, teaching, and technology. He has a PhD from University of Colorado Boulder. Jesse is a documentary filmmaker and teaches courses about pedagogy, film, and new media. Jesse experiments relentlessly with learning interfaces, both digital and analog, and his research focuses on higher education pedagogy, critical digital pedagogy, and assessment. Read more on Jesse Stommel
Keynote Martha Burtis
Martha is the Director of the Digital Knowledge Center at the University of Mary Washington where she oversees a peer tutoring program that offers support to students at UMW who are engaged in digital projects and assignments. Martha works closely with her colleagues in the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies (DTLT), coming in behind their work with UMW faculty to offer one-on-one student support. Prior to working as the DKC Director, Martha served as Special Projects Coordinator in DTLT, helping administer various faculty and student development projects, including the Online Learning Initiative and Domain of One’s Own. She has also taught classes in the departments of Computer Science and the American Studies program on digital storytelling and digital identity. Martha has worked in higher education for 15 years, previously serving as director of DTLT and as director of Web development at the University of Montana. She holds a master’s degree in instructional technology and media from Teachers College, Columbia University. Read more on Martha Burtis.