The Symposium for Teaching with Technology: FAQ

 

What is the Symposium for Teaching with Technology?

The UChicago Symposium for Teaching with Technology is an event that brings together faculty, instructors, lecturers, learning designers, academic technologists, and students to share and showcase a wide variety of innovative and effective uses of technology in teaching and learning.

 

Who presents at Symposium?

The Symposium is designed as a for-faculty, by-faculty event. Faculty and instructors will give presentations on their use of educational technology, with staff and students serving in a supporting role. If you are interested in presenting at Symposium, we invite you to submit a proposal.

 

Who should go to Symposium?

The Symposium is open to all UChicago faculty, instructors, staff, graduate student lecturers, and teaching assistants. You will find the Symposium particularly worthwhile if you:

 

  • Currently use technology in a course you are teaching
  • Would like to explore options for how you might use technology in future courses
  • Want a better understanding of how digital technology is transforming higher education

 

What does it cost to attend the Symposium?

There is no cost for registration.

 

When and where is the Symposium?

The Symposium will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in the Crear Library.

 

Who is organizing the Symposium?

The Symposium is organized by the Academic Technology Solutions group (ATS) within IT Services.

 

What other events does Academic Technology Solutions offer?

Academic Technology Solutions offers a variety of events to support faculty who wish to use technology in their teaching and learning practice, including workshops, walk-in hours, and one-on-one consultations. For more information, please see the ATS website.

 

Where can I go if I have more questions?

If you have additional questions about the Symposium, please email academictech@uchicago.edu.