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Edge’s special series by and for the EdTech community focuses on sharing best practices in Educational Technology.

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EdTech Summer Webinar Series – Edge’s special series by and for the EdTech community focuses on sharing best practices in Educational Technology among professionals from K-12, libraries, community colleges and baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree granting institutions. Webinars presented by members of the Ed Community will touch on topics like collaborating across boundaries, student engagement, emotional presence in online teaching, digital literacy and the future of online education and more. Each session includes a 30 minute presentation followed by 15-minutes of discussion giving presenters and colleagues time to share insights and to ask questions.
Can’t make it during the presentations? All webinars will be recorded.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
The Chief Digital Learning Officer: Competencies, Roles, and Trajectories

Presenter
Joshua Gaul, Executive Director, EdgeLearn

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Emotional Presence in Online Teaching for Increased Student Engagement, Persistence, and Success
Presenters
Flower Darby, Instructional designer and the author,
James M. Lang, of Small Teaching Online: Applying Learning Science in Online Classes

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Excellence in Collaboration: Promoting Faculty Acceptance of Using Technology
Presenters
Nicole Luongo, Ed.D., Professor of Education and Director of Distance Learning, Saint Peter’s University (SPU)
Rob Adelson, Learning Technology Specialist, LMS Administrator, and Instructional Technology trainer, Saint Peter’s University
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Enhancing Teaching Effectiveness and Student Outcomes through Tablet/Application Integration
Presenters
Caitlin Burns, Assistant Professor in the Biology and Chemistry Department, County College of Morris
Frank Pietropollo, Assistant Professor in the Biology and Chemistry Department, County College of Morris

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Digital Literacy, Online Learning, and the Future of Online Education
Presenters
Gamin Bartle, Ph.D., Director of Instruction & Research Technology, William Paterson University
Lynne Orr, Ph.D., Professor, William Patterson University
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
There’s an App for That!
Presenter
Samantha Bahna, doctoral candidate, instructional designer, and adjunct professor in the Department of Educational Technology, New Jersey City University and Princeton University

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
Cross-Boundary Collaboration: Offering VR Experiences in Pandemic
Presenters
Drew Hopkins, Instructional Designer, Office of Instructional Design at The College of New Jersey
Sharif Mohammad Shahnewaz Ferdous, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Computer Science, The College of New Jersey
Yifeng Hu, Ph.D., – Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Department Chair, The College of New Jersey
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Assessment of Learning Using Timed and Recorded Oral Responses
Presenters
Ellen Farr, Ed.D., Instructional Designer, The College of New Jersey
Lynn Z. Smith, Ph.D., CCC, Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology, The College of New Jersey and an ASHA certified audiologist

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