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Thursday, June 7, 2018

From the Interim CIO and Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications

Posted: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

FITT Academy Scholar Presentations: June 8

We are pleased to invite the campus community to attend presentations from the 2018 Fostering Innovation in Teaching with Technology (FITT) scholars on Friday, June 8, from 9:00 to noon in Technology Building 160.

The FITT Academy is a weeklong intensive hands-on faculty development event sponsored by Resources for Information, Technology, and Education (RITE) that is designed to foster a “community of practice,” focused on advancing teaching with technology at Buffalo State. Please join us to learn more about the exciting and transformative accomplishments of FITT scholars and their shared experience. 

2018 FITT Scholars and Projects 

8:30–9:00 a.m.
Continental breakfast  

9:00–9:10 a.m.
Opening remarks 

9:10–9:30 a.m.
Kathleen McNerney, Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology
The Use of Badges to Increase the Knowledge of Graduate Students in the Speech-Language Pathology Department 

9:40–10:00 a.m.
Andrea Nikischer, Assistant Professor, Adult Education
Increasing Engagement and Retention by Adding Gamification to an Online Graduate Course 

10:10–10:30 a.m.
Nirmala Nutakki, Lecturer, Mathematics
Digital E-learning Modules to Support the Learning of Elementary Mathematics Content by Pre-Service Teachers 

10:40–11:00 a.m.
Robin O'Dell, Associate Professor, Mathematics
Providing Interactive Remediation and Support via Adobe Captivate 

11:10–11:30 a.m.
Lisa Rafferty, Chair and Associate Professor, Exceptional Education
Increasing Student Engagement and Individualized Feedback in an e-Learning Environment 

11:30–11:45 a.m.
Closing remarks