Skip Navigation

UEN @ UCET 2018

March 22 & 23
University of Utah

 

Rob Bentley
Email

Thursday, March 22

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Animate Your Research with Moovly, Biteable, and Utah's Online Library
Doing effective research is an important student skill. Unfortunately students often find researching to be dull and unexciting. Come learn how to use free websites like Moovly and Biteable, along with Utah's Online Library to inspire students to create fun animated videos using the research they discover.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Game-Based Learning and Gamification
Game-based learning and gamification are terms that are often confused and used interchangeably. Come learn the differences between the two, and experience some of the best websites, apps, and resources for both game-based learning AND gamification. We'll look at Factile, Blended Play, ClassCraft, and more!

Justin Brooksby
Email

Thursday, March 22

2:30 pm
Ignite: The Professional Development Marathon
Learning to integrate technology into your classroom is a lot like preparing for a marathon. It can be especially difficult if you have never done it before or have never quite reached the expertise you expected. In this session we will explore the key components for reaching a goal that sometimes seems insurmountable.

Back to Top

 

 

Jared Covili
Email

Friday, March 23

2:30 pm
Ignite: Voices of Today: Technology's Impact on Teens
In this session we'll explore the impact of technology from the perspectives of a 13-year-old seventh grader and a technology trainer. Kennedy Covili, will share her insights of education in today's classroom while Jared Covili, will provide a look into the strategies that should exist in education.

Jared Fawson
Email

Friday, March 23

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Getting Started with Blended Teaching and Learning
You have probably heard the term blended learning and found that everyone has their own definition of this term. In this session we will introduce blended learning and help you define what blended learning really is. We will investigate different blended models and frameworks as well as digital tools. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of blended teaching and learning and walk away ready to get started in their own class.

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UEN Canvas Modules for your class
UEN is currently developing Canvas modules that you can import into your Canvas course. These modules focus on UEN Tools, in this case CultureGrams. You don't have to create any material for your students, the module has everything you need. All you need to do is import the module from Commons and you get your students started. This session will explain how to access and use the UEN modules as well as how the module is set up and designed.

 

Back to Top

 

Jami Gardner
Email

Thursday, March 22

10:35 am - 11:30 am
Digital Portfolios for College and Career Readiness
Help prepare your students for future endeavors in both the academic and professional setting by developing a digital portfolio. Explore resources for college and career research, resume writing, and college entrance essay writing practice. Plus, examine tools to build a digital portfolio to showcase student achievement.

Katie Garrett
Email

Friday, March 23

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
UEN Canvas Modules for your class
UEN is currently developing Canvas modules that you can import into your Canvas course. These modules focus on UEN Tools, in this case CultureGrams. You don't have to create any material for your students, the module has everything you need. All you need to do is import the module from Commons and you get your students started. This session will explain how to access and use the UEN modules as well as how the module is set up and designed.

Back to Top

 

Michael Hakkarinen
Email

Friday, March 23

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Mixing Reality In The Blended Classroom
Check out three easy to use AR and VR apps to engage students with mixed reality resources in the classroom. Participants will learn to use Google Expeditions, Aurasma, and CoSpaces Edu to create classroom experiences that will support curriculum in all grade levels and content areas.

Fernando Lara
Email

Thursday & Friday

To Infinity & Beyond - Drones, 360 Video & AR
Explore ways to use drone images, 360 videos and Augmented Reality in your classroom.

Back to Top

 

Nicole Reynolds
Email

Thursday & Friday

To Infinity & Beyond - Drones, 360 Video & AR
Explore ways to use drone images, 360 videos and Augmented Reality in your classroom.

Shannon Ririe
Email

Friday, March 23

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Collaborating with Google Sites
Google sites is an incredibly easy way for you to create a website, portfolio, webquest, along with many other things, but it is also an incredibly easy way for you and your students to collaborate and compile content. We will briefly and quickly walk through the basics of creating your own Google Site, and then participants will work together to create their own examples of collaborative sites. Come explore and learn more about this amazing tool!