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Provost's Teaching with Technology DELTA Showcase

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The Johns Hopkins University - Homewood Campus

3301 N. Charles St.

Charles Commons Building (Use 33rd St. entrance next to Insomnia Cookies))

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The Digital Education & Learning Technology Acceleration (DELTA) program supports, encourages, and highlights ongoing experimentation to enhance the teaching and learning enterprise at Johns Hopkins University.

Organized in collaboration with the Center for Educational Resources, the showcase will highlight the projects that were funded by the first round of Digital Education and Learning Technology Acceleration (DELTA) grants and will also feature presentations, discussions, and networking opportunities. Breakout session topics will include universal design for learning, conducting educational research, massive open online courses (MOOCs), and digital restoration in the humanities.

The keynote address will be delivered by George Siemens, Professor and Director of LINK Research Lab, University of Texas, Arlington.

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Dr. Siemens is an internationally renowned author, researcher, and theorist in the field of learning, knowledge management, and technology. Prior to his move to the United States, he was Associate Director of the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) at Athabasca University and Associate Director of Research and Development at the Learning Technologies Centre of the University of Manitoba. He has organized and presented numerous open online courses including two entitled Connectivism and Connective Knowledge.

We look forward to provoking conversation, fostering emerging networks, and inspiring the next wave of creative thinking about teaching with learning technology.

Agenda will include:

  • Breakfast and Keynote by George Siemens

  • Breakout Sessions on Conducting Educational Research, Universal Design, Digital Restorations in the Humanities, and MOOCs

  • Exhibit Hall showcasing DELTA grant projects

  • Lunch and roundtable discussions




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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

  • Hopkins Shuttle: JHU affiliates traveling from the E. Baltimore Medical campus can make use of the free Hopkins shuttle service. Homewood - Peabody - JHMI Shuttle: [Map and Schedule]; Keswick - Homewood - Eastern - JHMI Shuttle: [Map] | [Schedule]

  • Metered Parking: metered and other street parking spots are available in the vicinity

  • Garage Parking: visitors can park in the garage across the street from Charles Commons E 33rd St entrance. You can enter the garage by turning off of E 33rd St and onto N Lovegrove St next to Bird-in-Hand Coffee Shop. Garage parking is at the expense of the attendee. Additional garage options on campus can be found here: http://ts.jhu.edu/Parking/Visitors/index.html

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Lacey.Henry@jhu.edu.

Where can I find more information on the DELTA initiative?

The Provost’s DELTA initiative is intended to unleash the potential of digital technology and encourage the Johns Hopkins community to think creatively about how to enhance our shared teaching and learning enterprise. For more information about DELTA, please visit the Office of the Provost website.

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3301 N. Charles St.

Charles Commons Building (Use 33rd St. entrance next to Insomnia Cookies))

Baltimore, MD 21218

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