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A Microsoft TEI workshop is being held at GDGU on 17th Nov 2014. This one-day Technology Enriched Instruction (TEI) workshop is designed to help participants develop competencies that will enable them to effectively select, use, and evaluate technology tools and resources in their teaching. While many technology workshops simply provide training on the technology tools, the TEI workshop offers far more. TEI uses inquiry-based learning so that participants can actively experience a range of technology tools and resources and connect these tools with research-based approaches for use in their teaching. The TEI workshop uses technology to teach about the use of technology. We have designed the workshop to ensure that there is a good ‘fit’ between the content and the pedagogy and technology we use. We are demonstrating the application of the TPACK framework.

Speaker Profiles:

Jonathan Cohen is an assistant professor in the Learning Technologies Division at Georgia State University’s College of Education. His work explores how technology can be used to transform student learning in elementary and secondary classrooms. This interest has taken his research into a variety of content domains, and with technologies as diverse as neural networks and 3-D printing. Cohen received his bachelor’s degree in English language and literature, with distinction, from the University of Michigan in 1999; his master’s degree in English from the University of Maryland in 2001; and his doctorate in education from the University of Virginia in 2014. He has worked in a variety of educational contexts, in roles ranging from director of the Laboratory School for Advanced Manufacturing in Charlottesville, Virginia, to school improvement consultant, to secondary English teacher. He currently serves as the chair of the English Education special interest group of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, he is the assistant editor of the General section of the Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education journal, and is a member of the Technology Committee of the International Reading Association.

Robin Angotti is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Washington Bothell and currently lives in Seattle. She has a PhD in Mathematics Education from NC State University with a minor in Statistics. Robin is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescent and Young Adulthood Mathematics and taught public high school for a decade in rural eastern North Carolina. A national leader in the use of educational technology, Angotti’s research interests also include embodied design and representation use in developmental algebra. An avid outdoorswoman, Robin enjoys cycling, skiing, kayaking, and backpacking in the Cascade Mountains of Washington and Oregon.

The programme schedule is as under :

  • 9.00 am – 9.30 am – Registrations
  • 9.30 am – 10.00 am – Inaugural Session
  • 10.00 am – 11.30 am – Session 1
  • 11.30 am – 11.45 am – Break
  • 11.45 am – 1.15 pm – Session 2
  • 1.15 pm – 2.15 pm – Lunch
  • 2.15 pm – 3.30 pm – Session 3
  • 3.30 pm – 3.45 pm – Break
  • 3.45 pm – 4.30 pm Session 4

Venue : B 007.

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