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Bonni Stachowiak at CxC Summer Institute

I'm honored to get to join the CxC Faculty Summer Institute at Louisiana State University and Communication Across the Curriculum for two workshops.   

TECH TOOLS FOR TEACHING:

Communicating to Learn, Learning to Communicate

CxC Tech Tools

WRITTEN

SPOKEN

VISUAL

Presentation Software

PowerPoint, Keynote,
or Google Slides

Presentation Software

You can get a lot of mileage out of any of these three applications: PowerPoint, Keynote, or Google slides.

Resource

Visual Design for
Human-centered Learning

TECHNOLOGICAL

Tools for written communication?

  • Turnitin
  • Wikipedia
  • Blogger
  • Google doc
  • Google Docs
  • Perfect it
  • strunk & white
  • Short in class writing
  • Wikipedia
  • paper
  • Google docs
  • EMR
  • Friendly (peer) reviews
  • Reading aloud
  • Balsamiq
  • Mimio
  • Graphic organizers
  • Reading texts aloud.
  • Final cut

 

Tools for spoken communication?

  • Whatsapp
  • Kagan Structures
  • Audacity
  • Google hangout
  • Kaltura
  • WebEx
  • Voicethread
  • VoiceThread
  • Just make a call
  • audacity
  • voice recorder handsfree while driving, cooking, etc.
  • Audition
  • iphone video
  • Kaltura
  • Vengage
  • Balsamiq
  • iMovie
  • Google earth

 

Tools for visual communication

  • Canva
  • Prezi
  • Prezi
  • mind map
  • Canva
  • Prezi
  • Klipfolio
  • Anchor videos
  • Instagram
  • Youtube movies, of physical experiments.
  • PollEverywhere
  • Facetime
  • CAD CAM
  • Camtasia

 

Tools for technological communication.

  • 3D printers &scanners, VR, ANSYS,
  • GIS
  • Google earth
  • Google Earth - Lit Trips
  • Camtasia
  • Minecraft
  • Github & Lynda\Github & Lynda

 

QUESTIONS

How do you efficiently check-in on students using these tools?

I will write about this asap.

Do you have a recommendations for a good in class chat technology?

This post is probably the best place to start. re: Today's Meet Shutting Down.

How are you distinguishing between tools and technology?

I will write about this asap.

TIPS & TRICKS

Balancing the work-life load as a teaching professor

Balance

These are the groups' responses given during the presentation.

Roles
Professor
Sports mom / Uber mom\Teacher\Wife\Musician\Mom\Daughter\Sister
Cook\Dishwasher\Tech Support\Chauffeur
Consultant
Mom, partner, Author, editor, teacher,
Wife
Advocate for my special needs child
Parent friend scientist teacher researcher writer speaker
Handyman\Coach\Professional \Parent \Husband
Researcher\Community servant\Consultant
Mother\Mentor\Daughter\Writer\Walker
Reviewer
researcher, Professor, auntie
Researcher, teacher, parent, church community member
Friend
Doggie mom\Researcher\Lawyer\Family support \Dancer\Teacher\Housekeeper\Friend
Professor \Mentor\Photographer \Daughter \Friend\Sister
Board Gamer
Mother, educators, counselor, friend. Sister, facilitator
Writer, translator, analyst, commentator on radio/ TV /social media
Professor\Academic\Researcher/Writer\Administrator\Runner

Tools for capture
Scanbot
Notebook \Ical
Camscanner
Bullet journal
I take pictures of the documents
Tiny scanner, camera, notes app, my wife remembers better than I, too
iScanner
Calendar and lists
Tools4wisdom journal
Franklin Covey Planner
Jorte (calendar)\To do list
Google calendar and notes
Simple list
I intentionally don’t check emails on weekends when I can

Tools for planning
Basecamp
Phone calendar.
Outlook
A spreadsheet
Google
Google calendar scattered notes
Postits
I don’t use any too for planning and sitting here is giving me a panic attack. I’m supposed to do this?
Jorte
calendar and lists
Simple list
I wrote a very clear Out of Office reply. And stuck to it

Time when you surrendered recently, or advice for surrendering?
I ate alllll the chocolate.
Go to gym for 3 hours
I read books not related to my field at all
Go home!
Reading non-work materials
I watch terrible Netflix
Trip to Boston
Buy shoes when stressed
Dinner at Mansours
Binge watching
Kickstarter
Stopped writing to do something fun with my son.
What if you never surrender or don’t know how?
A martini
Beer & Wine

What advice do you have about uniting?
Happy hour!
Hobbies
We have good mental health coverage. It’s cool to use it.
Finding time to celebrate accomplishments
I always remind myself that it’s a matter of where u place the I, unite or untie and I reach out to family and friends because no man is an island
Spend time with people who seem to be succeeding
Lunch with colleagues
Those mountains you are carrying you were only supposed to admire from a distance.
Dinner with friends

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