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Annual Teaching with Technology Showcase: Excellence in Action

April 24 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Teaching with Technology Showcase will provide opportunities for sharing best practices in Educational Technology among professionals from K-12, libraries, community colleges, and baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree granting institutions. Join your peers and presenters from throughout the region as they:

  • Demonstrate effective approaches for integrating technology into teaching and learning
  • Share strategies for collaboration among all levels and departments in education
  • Highlight how instructors and libraries can work together to promote digital literacy for students
  • & more!!!

Register TODAY!

  • Breakfast and Lunch Included!
  • Cost: $50

Keynote & General Sessions

Keynote and General Session Presentation by co authors of Metaliterate Learning for the Post-Truth World,  Empire State College Professor of Arts and Media Thomas P. Mackey, Ph.D. and University of Albany Distinguished Librarian Trudi Jacobson, MLS.

Trudi E. Jacobson, Distinguished Librarian, is the Head of the Information Literacy Department at the University at Albany Libraries. Her scholarly interests involve metaliteracy, including digital badging for metaliteracy abilities, and open pedagogy. She has recently become involved in editing Wikipedia and Wikidata, and participates through her information literacy courses in the Wiki Education student editing program. Her most recent books include Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners, written with Tom Mackey (2014), Metaliteracy in Practice (2016) and Metaliterate Learning for the Post-truth World (2019), both co-edited with Tom Mackey, and Teaching with Digital Badges (2018), co-edited with Kelsey O’Brien. She has written numerous scholarly articles, co-created four massive open online courses (MOOCs), and contributed to several other substantive online learning resources. Trudi co-chaired the national ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force from 2013-2015, whose work resulted in the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

Thomas P. Mackey, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Arts and Media, School of Arts and Humanities at SUNY Empire State College. His research is focused on metaliteracy, a model he originated with Trudi E. Jacobson, as a pedagogical framework for reflective teaching and learning. Tom authored the framing chapter for their third metaliteracy book Metaliterate Learning for the Post-Truth World. This research informed the grant-funded Coursera MOOC Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World that was recognized by Inc.com as one of the “20 Online Courses That Will Make You More Successful in 2020.” Tom teaches Information Design, History and Theory of New Media, and Digital Storytelling. He developed and taught Ethics of Digital Art and Design for the 2019 Cyprus Residency. Tom served as an administrator at SUNY Empire State College for ten years as Associate Dean and Dean of the Center for Distance Learning (CDL), and in senior management roles as Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Interim Provost.

Agenda & Breakout Sessions:

  • 9:00 a.m.  Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 9:15 a.m   Welcome Address
  • 9:45 a.m.  Breakout Sessions
  • 10:45 a.m.  Breakout Sessions
  • 11:45 a.m.  Attendee & Exhibitor Networking
  • 12:15 p.m.  Keynote Address & Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m.  Lightning Round Sessions
  • 2:00  p.m.  Breakout Sessions

Additional sessions will be added as they are approved.

Call for Proposals

The Edge Education Technology Community of Practice is pleased to open the call for proposals for our upcoming Teaching with Technology Showcase: Excellence in Action, to be held on Friday, April 24, 2019 at Brookdale Community College from (9:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.)

Session Types

  • Breakout Sessions:
    • In-depth breakout sessions will be 45 minutes long (including Q&A) and can include up to three presenters. The breakout sessions are flexible in format (workshop, presentation, discussion, research in motion, etc.).
  • Lightning Round:
    • The Lightning Round is a fast-paced presentation in which each presenter has five minutes (20 slides at 15 seconds per timed slide) to introduce a project, idea, or concept to the audience.

Suggested Topics

  • Digital and Information Literacy
  • Leadership and Academic Transformation
  • Learning Environments and Spaces
  • Learning Horizons: Emerging Technology, Ground-Breaking Practices, and Educational Futures
  • Student Success

The Teaching with Technology Showcase provides a thought-provoking and stimulating forum for educators of all disciplines and experience-levels to share practical ideas and best practices for using technology to advance teaching and learning.

Submit your proposal TODAY!


April 24
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ 07738-1543
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