Friday, February 13, 2015
Faculty Only Keynote Address (Registration required!) Noon - 1 pm
Faculty: Register Now!
Tech Expo Exhibit Hall (no registration required): 1 - 4 pm
Keynote Speaker: Dr. William Rankin
Director of Learning at Apple
William Rankin is a Director on the education team at Apple, Inc., with responsibility for promoting and enhancing innovative teaching and learning. Prior to joining Apple, he worked as an academic in higher education for 24 years, concluding his time as a Professor of English and Honors College Fellow at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. As ACU’s Director of Educational Innovation, he helped design the world’s first one-to-one that gave every student an iPhone or iPod touch as a platform for exploring next-wave mobile learning. With ACU’s Honors College, he consulted on a radically new kind of in situ learning that leverages just-in-time, differentiated instruction and media to prepare learners working to solve issues of urban poverty and social justice in South Dallas. He has received numerous awards for teaching and has presented on the implications of educational technology and emerging pedagogies in more than 25 countries.
Top Reasons to Attend the Technology Showcase:
- Innovative and influential keynote speaker, Dr. William Rankin, of Apple, Inc. discusses educational technology and emerging pedagogies.
- Classroom technology exhibit and ongoing demonstrations with the Instructional and Media Technology Team in our mock classroom.
- Highlighting and recognizing our own faculty members with panel presentations. Listen as they discuss successful projects through partnership with ATS initiatives.
- Explore various and many technologies and new products at the Tech Expo Exhibit Hall.
- Networking opportunities, food, drinks, and prizes!
- Applications for Summer Innovation Institute (SII) '15, iPad Classroom Project, and Student Technology Assistant (STA) Program will be open to interested faculty members at this time!
The following exhibitors and sponsors have been invited:
SMART| Apple | Top Hat | HP/PCM | Thomson Reuters (EndNote) | USD Torero Store | Adobe | Dell | Cisco | Blackboard | |WolfVision i>Clicker | Steelcase | BKM | Southland Technology | AMX | Sonic Foundry (Mediasite) | Examsoft | ProctorU | CrashPlan | Extron Electronics | Aruba Networks | In Focus | USD Recycling Center | Qualtrics | Absolute | Extron | TurnItIn.com | Epson | Sharp USA | Spectrum Industries | Four Winds Interactive | Lynda.com | Microsoft | School Chapters | ACS | RealEyes