Archive for May, 2014

2014 Summer II & Fall Course Offerings

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Looking for something to do during July & August? Consider registering for Summer II classes.

Or, if your summer is full but you want something to do from September to December, consider registering for Fall classes.

EDMT Courses being offered for Summer II and Fall 2014 Semesters:

Summer II

EDMT 592 CRN 54052 Online Teaching: Introduction – McVey

EDMT 628 CRN 54024 Design & Use Online Resources for Education – Copeland
(prereqs: EDMT 623)

EDMT 653 CRN 54025 Issues & Emerging Educational Technology – McVey
(prereqs: EDMT 627 and EDMT 628)


EDMT 592 CRN 17168 Online Teaching: Advanced – Copeland

EDMT 602 CRN 16861 Tech & Student-Centered Learning – Jones

EDMT 632 CRN 16863 Adv Productivity Tools & Teach & Learning – Copeland

EDMT 695 CRN 16864 Seminar – McVey
(prereqs: EDMT 653)

Be sure to check the online schedule of classes for information about foundation and restrictive elective course offerings.

Employment Opportunity: Multimedia Pedagogy Specialist in the Language Center at the University of Chicago

Friday, May 16th, 2014

The University of Chicago recently notified us of a job position they are seeking to fill. It is multimedia pedagogy specialist in their Language Center. Although the posting indicates that a PhD would be desired, their recent experience has shown that some of the strongest potential candidates are coming out of educational technology masters programs.

To learn more about the position, go to Posting Details.


Professional Dev Opportunity @ Ann Arbor ASTD Chapter Meeting

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

September 4 Chapter Meeting:

Social Media Tools for Learning

Learning and Development professionals are beginning to leverage social media to support their training programs.  Online tools like Twitter, Facebook, and blogs can be used to invite interaction and collaboration among learners.  Online media transcends time and geographical barriers, while the social aspect provides for a shared learning experience.  In this presentation, Robin Pierman will demonstrate how these tools can be used before, during, and after formal training to provide an informal social network for learning.


Hands on Simulations, Presentations Q&A

Facilitator: Robin Pierman

Robin Pierman, owner of Social Engagementz, LLC, is a professional trainer and coach. She presents technology workshops and coaches individuals on leveraging social media for business. In addition to working with her direct clients, she is on the faculty of Schoolcraft College’s Department of Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD). Robin serves as the Director of Social Media for the Greater Detroit Chapter of ASTD.

Learning Objectives – Attendees will learn:

1. The difference between social media and social learning

2. How organizations are incorporating social learning into their employee training programs

3. How different social media tools can be used to support learning programs


5:00 – 5:20 pm   Buffet Dinner & Informal Networking
5:20 – 5:35 pm   Welcome &  Introductions
5:35 – 6:45 pm   Presentation & Activities
6:45 – 7:00 pm   Learning Wrap-Up & Meeting Close


Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Registration: Register by September 2 and save $5

  • Chapter members = $20
  • Student members = $15
  • Non-member guests = $40 (Join now and save up to $25!)

Registrations are not considered definite or confirmed until payment has been submitted.

For more information, go to

5 Ways Online Learning Improves Education Infographic

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

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