Multimodality and Teaching Workshop


Are you interested in learning more about the possibilities for multimodal projects in English courses? Wondering how multimodal projects contribute to student learning? Not sure how multimodal projects should be assessed?

Are you interested in meeting and developing collegial relationships with others interested in multimodal teaching and learning?

Are you interested in beginning the process of designing a multimodal project for a future course? Are you interested in sharing or workshopping a multimodal assignment you are already implementing? Are you interested in learning more about resources to support multimodal teaching and learning? Join us Friday, May 22, 2015, from 11:00 – 12:30 in Mary Gates Hall 082 as we explore multimodal teaching and learning! At the workshop, we will

  • talk about principles for designing, scaffolding, and assessing multimodal assignments
  • learn about resources on campus to support multimodal teaching and learning
  • hear from instructors who have implemented multimodal projects in their courses
  • discuss and share ideas for multimodal assignments
  • workshop multimodal assignments
  • have conversations about teaching and multimodality

You’ll leave with resources, ideas, and a network of colleagues interested in teaching and multimodality. Questions? Contact Ann Shivers-McNair or Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges. UPDATE: Here is the agenda for the workshop: 11:00 – 11:15 Welcome and Introduction: Principles for Designing and Assessing Multimodal Projects) – Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges, Director of Computer-Integrated Courses and Ann Shivers-McNair, Assistant Director of Computer-Integrated Courses 11:15 – 11:30   Show and Tell: A Multimodal Project – Jacki Fiscus, CIC Instructor 11:30 – 11:40   Show and Tell: A Multimodal Project – Kimberlee Gillis-Bridges 11:40 – 12:00   Tools and Resources for Multimodal Teaching and Learning – John Vallier, Head of Distributed Media Services, University Libraries 12:00 – 12:30     Discussing and Workshopping Attendee Projects and Ideas