Faculty Instructional Technology Summer Institute

The Faculty Instructional Technology Summer Institute (FITSI) is a hands-on learning experience that takes place each year on the Durham campus. Applications are open to faculty, instructors and graduate students.

  • FITSI faculty in a session
    Teaching Challenges

    FITSI will provide time to investigate common instructional challenges and solutions

  • FITSI faculty at the computer

    FITSI faculty explore technologies that support teaching and learning

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FITSI 2018

Tuesday, June 12th through Thursday, June 14th, 2018
and Tuesday, January 8, 2019

2018 is the 17th Annual FITSI event.
The theme is, “Technology, Tools, and Techniques for Engaging Students”.  We'll explore ways to enhance student engagement with new pedagogies and technologies while helping you address a specific instructional challenge.

Attendance at all FITSI events is expected. By applying to participate, you agree to the following:

  1. Attend FITSI on June 12-14, 2018 and on January 8, 2019

  2. Integrate at least one new teaching strategy into a course during Fall of 2018

  3. Work with Academic Technology to assess instructional technology needs in your school or college

  4. Promote the benefits of integrating technology by speaking with your colleagues

FITSI is designed for faculty who have used technology in their teaching in the past, but would like to do more. The program will include presentations from leaders in the field of Instructional Technology, as well as workshops targeted on technology tools that support teaching.

During the Summer event, participants will draft a teaching plan which will be advanced in the Fall semester. At the Winter event, participants will share their experiences and lessons learned.