The Fostering Innovation in Teaching with Technology (FITT) Academy is an intensive hands-on project-specific faculty development event jointly sponsored by Resources for Information, Technology and Education (RITE) and the Professional Development Office. This unique opportunity is designed for full time faculty or lecturers to launch a faculty community of practice focused on advancing teaching with technology.
2016 FITT Academy Teams
Faculty were matched with a project team made up of professional staff from within RITE.
Here are the projects, faculty and teams:
Dr. Seth Oyer (COM)
Project: Explore online scavenger hunts to enhance interactive experiences for students
Team lead: Andy Chambers
Mr. Eric Dolph (INT)
Project: Investigate 3D modeling software in a virtual reality environment to enhance spatial understanding using Google Cardboard
Team lead: Ken Fujiuchi
Dr. Amy McMillan (BIO)
Project: Use Camtasia to create instructional videos for BIO 303 & identify additional supplemental media
Team lead: Tim Sager
Dr. Maria Pacheco (CHE)
Project: Develop faculty guide for OER adoption in their courses and apply creative commons license to share with the BSC community
Team lead: Leah Galka
Dr. David Abbott (PHY)
Project: Digitize homework assignments and identify OERs to enhance student comprehension.
Team lead: Mike DiFonzo
Dr. Tim Bryant (ENG)
Project: Transform written assignment to incorporate digital / multimedia components in a way that can be reviewed by other students and published online.
Team lead: Meghan Pereira
Mrs. Kathleen O’Brien (HTR)
Project: Utilize Blackboard Achievements to develop and design a digital credentialing system to recognize student competency of specific skills.