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FTD 2017

Faculty Technology Day on Monday, May 22, at Lincoln Center. RSVP.

The theme this year is Digital Citizenship. Throughout the day, in concurrent sessions, we’ll explore the responsible and effective use of digital resources for teaching, learning, research, healthcare, security, commerce, information literacy, law, media and more, in the context of digital citizenship.

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Gardner Campbell, Associate Professor of English (Early Modern literature and Milton) at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Campbell, who has also served as Vice Provost for Learning Innovation and Student Success, has written and spoken about educating the whole person, and how discovery and collaboration via digitally mediated networks are a necessary foundation for experiential learning in the digital age. Dr. Campbell also has a blog, Gardner Writes.

Samantha Weald, Outreach Manager of the Wiki Education Foundation. Ms. Weald has spent her career helping education non-profits develop beneficial relationships with external partners. Currently she works with institutions and instructors to increase participation in Wiki Ed’s programs. Read her recent articles on the Wiki Ed blog.

Bill Baker, Director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Center for Media, Public Policy, and Education at Fordham University. He is also the Claudio Aquaviva Chair and journalist in residence. Prior to joining Fordham, he served as the CEO of the Educational Broadcasting Corporation for 20 years. He is president emeritus of WNET-Thirteen, New York City’s public television station.