IT Services EdTech Team Scored Big in 2018

 Jase Teoh and James JohnsonOur IT Services EdTech team had a strong finish to 2018! IT is proud to share the following news:

  • Right before the year ended, SMC’s IT Services EdTech management team of Jase Teoh and James Johnson presented “Power Up: Digital Literacy Initiative at SMC” at the Directors of Educational Technology and California Higher Education conference (DET/CHE). DET/CHE is a great opportunity for leaders in California higher education to network and share new and innovative approaches to teaching and learning that involve technology. The Power Up presentation shared the success of the last two cohorts of the Digital Literacy Program as well as the different ways faculty at SMC are incorporating technology into their courses.
  • The EdTech team also collaborated with other institutions and cohosted the 2018 Academic Technology Expo (ATXpo).
  • James presented his research on human-computer interaction titled “Restructuring the Black Dating Sphere: Black Female Equilibrium in the Crooked Rooms of Online Dating Spaces” at the 2018 Film and History Conference.
  • James is also slated to speak at this year’s Equity Summit at Porterville College to discuss distance learning and equity.

If you have a teaching/learning need in or around the classroom, or maybe an idea related to the use of educational technology that could enhance your teaching and students’ learning, please pay us a visit in the EdTech Center to the right of the foyer in the library.