Faculty Instructional Technology Summer Institute

 

Applications are open to UNH faculty, instructors, and graduate students. Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications from adjunct instructors. Application deadline: April 2, 2021.

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Accepted participants will receive a $500 Technology Enhancement Award, which can be used to purchase technology to support your FITSI project, or for additional professional development to help you achieve your goals.

Questions? E-mail scott.kimball@unh.edu

 

  • Networking

    FITSI faculty make connections with colleagues.

  • Explore
    Explore

    FITSI faculty explore technologies that support teaching and learning.

  • FITSI Faculty in Session
    Teaching Challenges

    FITSI will provide time to investigate common instructional challenges and solutions.


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FITSI 2021

Silver Linings: Using the Lessons of 2020 to Build More Engaging Classrooms in the Future

June 8-9, 2021, Virtual
Late August, 2021, In Person if possible

 

2021 is the year of the 20th Annual Faculty Instructional Technology Summer Institute. This year, we’ll explore the lessons we learned in 2020, and identify new teaching practices we might carry forward. The two-day virtual event will include workshops, presentations, and consultation time. Participants in FITSI will propose a project to increase student engagement in their course using new techniques and/or technologies, and work on that project and assess results with staff from CEITL and Teaching & Learning Technologies. 

 

KEYNOTE: Lessons Learned: Building Back Better - José Antonio Bowen

We got to see a different side of our students and of ourselves during the pandemic. After a forced reimagining of our pedagogy, campus experience, equity, use of technology, and costs, what did we learn? As we prepare for more uncertainty, what best practices from the last year do we need to sustain? Can we use what we have learned to build more engaging and inclusive classrooms, create community and reimagine our pedagogy for a new age? There will never be a better moment to improve the quality and equity of our teaching.