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ITS Tech Talks online Tuesday 4/14

April 02, 2020
ITS Tech Talks

On Tuesday April 14, ITS Tech Talks a hosted live webinar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for faculty and staff via Zoom. 

Usually held in person with faculty and staff sharing and exchanging ideas, exploring emerging technologies and experiencing hands-on demonstrations of various learning technologies offered by CSUSB, this year’s Tech Talks was experienced completely online.

The webinar featured panel discussions and Just-in-Time instructional technology demonstrations to enhance student engagement and collaboration in an online teaching and learning environment.

The ITS Tech Talks in its fourth year, and features panel discussions and Just-in-Time instructional technology demonstrations to enhance student engagement and collaboration in an online teaching and learning environment.The goal of ITS Tech Talks is to bring faculty and staff together to discuss the transition from in person teaching to a virtual learning environment.

CSUSB President Tomás D. Morales gave a virtual welcome. Following the president’s remarks was the keynote address, “What is a Good Online Course,” given by Montgomery Van Wart, chair of the Education Leadership & Technology Department and a professor of public administration. Van Wart’s online course, Public Sector Human Resources, was the first CSUSB course to receive Quality Matters national certification as a fully accessible online course using state-of-the-art technology and methods. 

Giveways were conducted at various times during the webinar for online participants.

For the Tech Talks agenda and more information visit the CSUSB Virtual ITS Tech Talks 2020 web page at https://www.csusb.edu/its/virtual-its-tech-talks-2020

James Trotter and Tracy Medrano from Academic Technologies Innovation (ATI) have organized and oversee the annual ITS Tech Talks at Cal State San Bernardino. Contact them by email JamesT@csusb.edu and tracy.medrano@csusb.edu.