Faculty Showcase Focuses on the Power of Images

Posted: March 22, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

At this week’s Faculty Showcase, faculty members from several disciplines will demonstrate creative and effective strategies used to incorporate images into their class assignments while working on a Technology Across the Curriculum (TAC)-sponsored project. The event will be on Wednesday, March 24, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., in Innovation Hall, Room 334.

Julie Christensen, Modern and Classical Languages, Libby Hall, Bachelor of Individualized Study Program, and Randy Lytton, History and Art History, will present “The Power of Images: Showcase on a Variety of TAC-Funded Image Manipulation Assignments.” They will discuss learning goals, tools used, and the learning outcomes. Faculty members across disciplines who want to learn more about incorporating images into their classroom assignments are urged to attend.

At the next Faculty Showcase on Friday, April 2, Nada Dabbagh, Graduate School of Education, and Virginia Montecino and Lesley Smith, New Century College, will present “Blogging As a Teaching and Learning Tool.” The event is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Innovation Hall, Room 334.

The programs are cosponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence and the Division of Instructional and Technology Support Services Instructional Resource Center. RSVP by contacting Laurie Fathe, director of the Center for Teaching Excellence, at 703-993-8652 or e-mail lfathe@gmu.edu.

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