TEA Strand for Tech Fellows: January 2017

Schedule of Speakers

Overview of the TEA Technology Strand




Session Leaders



Wed, 2/1/17


Mapping our Digital Selves: What do you use? How do you use it? How is it part of your practice as an educator?

New Forms of Knowledge Creation: Wikipedia

[Special Emphasis; how could you contribute?]

Buying Technology in this Area

Judith Davidson, Graduate School of Education

Sara Marks, UMass Lowell Libraries

William Suppa, UML IT

Rm 140 O’Leary Library South Campus


Wed, 2/8/17


The new “basic visual literacy” in a digital world:

[Special emphasis—knowing how to work with basic digital forms; photo, video]

Assessing Learning in a Digital World; Using Mobile Applications

Jonathan Silverman, English Department

Michelle Scribner- MacLean, Graduate School of Education

William Suppa, UML IT

Rm 140, O’Leary Library South Campus


Wed, 2/15/17


Instructional Technology Sandbox: O’Leary Library

A place where educators can play and learn about new digital tools

[Special Emphasis: Virtual Reality; Assistive Technology; Social Media]

Michelle Scribner- MacLean, Graduate School of Education

William Suppa, UML IT

Instructional Technology Sandbox, O’Leary Library and Rm 140


Wed, 2/22/17


Maker Center: North Campus

What are maker spaces, and how are they a critical to today’s educational work?

[Special Emphasis: Thinking in 3-D and 3-D Printers; CNC Block Injection Mold template—Make your own 3-D printer for $150!]

John Robert Mulligan, Director of UML Maker Space North Campus

Sarah Kuhn, Psychology Department and Engineering College

Maker Space North Campus


Wed, 3/1/17

Noon - 3pm

Lunch at the Innovation Hub!
Panel with Digital Education Entrepreneurs

Building Plans for new learning and curricular development with digital tools

Innovation Hub Facilitators

Judith Davidson, Graduate School of Education

UML Innovation Hub in downtown Lowell