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Institute for Technological Development’s Education Conference on Technological Development at Emory (EDUCATE)

Emory’s EDUCATE offers keynote addresses by national leaders and showcases innovative teaching practices using instructional technology with presentations and hands-on workshops led by IT professionals. The goal of the conference is to help faculty gain proficiencies in new technology and pedagogy, and to learn innovative strategies, gather fresh ideas, and connect with colleagues in a setting that encourages networking and information sharing.

The Academic Exchange: A Place for Scholarly Conversation at Emory

The Academic Exchange: A Place for Scholarly Conversation at Emory is a published forum for discourse on scholarly and academic pursuits among faculty colleagues. Published five times per year, this journal of ideas and opinions addresses faculty life and thought at Emory in essays and ongoing conversation. Faculty members are encouraged to contribute by proposing an essay or submitting a completed work, working with a writer to present ideas in essay or interview format, or sending letters.

The Academic Exchange also co-sponsors special events, such as small-group faculty discussions on particular topics with distinguished scholars visiting campus or facilitated discussions on topics addressed in the publication. For more information contact Allison Adams, Managing Editor, at aadam02@emory.edu or 7-5269, or join the faculty listserv.

Director of Faculty Resources for Inclusive Instruction

The Director of Faculty Resources for Inclusive Instruction provides faculty with resources, support, and advocacy in meeting the instructional needs of Emory's disabled students. The director helps faculty negotiate between responsible pedagogy and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, ensuring that all Emory students' needs are equitably accommodated in ways consonant with Emory's curricular requirements and teaching standards. The director represents faculty in communicating, interpreting, and resolving questions or problems that arise between ADA compliance issues and principles and practices of good teaching. The director is also conducting an audit of needs related to learning disabilities and Emory's current resources in meeting those needs.

The current Director of Faculty Resources for Inclusive Instruction is Dr. Wendy Newby. Dr. Newby can be reached at wnewby@emory.edu or 7-6766.

Emory University Office of the Provost—Faculty Resources

Emory Center for Interactive Teaching (ECIT)

Room 217, Woodruff Library
404/727-6886, ecit@emory.edu

Mon., Wed., Th: 9:00am - 6:00pm
NEW! Wednesday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fridays: 9:00am - 5:00pm


The Emory Center for Interactive Teaching, an instructional technology center that focuses on teaching and learning for all members of the Emory University community, provides faculty, staff and students with expertise, training, and production assistance in applied instructional technologies. ECIT also hosts a series of discussions, presentations, and workshops designed to inform and teach faculty and researchers about incorporating instructional technologies into their work. Topics include reasons for using technology in teaching and how to create and edit digital video. Click here for a schedule of ECIT events


Emory Center for Lifelong Learning

The Emory Center for Lifelong Learning is dedicated to providing learning experiences to the larger community by offering not-for-credit continuing education classes. Classes are offered on a quarterly basis, either at the Emory or Briarcliff campuses, in four program areas:
Evening at Emory, IT@Emory Computer Education, Institute for Professional Learning, and Emory Academy for Retired Professionals. The Center also sponsors the Great Teachers Lecture series, to give the Atlanta metropolitan area an opportunity to hear distinguished Emory faculty speak. Click here for a calendar of events.

 

 

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