Fall Book Discussion for Faculty
Teaching Naked: Moving Technology out of the classroom
Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning
Jose Antonio Bowen, Jossey-Bass (pub), 2012
and 15th, 12-1:30 p.m.,
UC 310 (2 sessions)
The publisher describes this new book as:
…a new way to think about higher education, learning, and technology that prioritizes the benefits of the human dimension. José Bowen recognizes that technology is profoundly changing education and that if students are going to continue to pay enormous sums for campus classes, colleges will need to provide more than what can be found online and maximize “naked” face-to-face contact with faculty. Here, he illustrates how technology is most powerfully used outside the classroom, and, when used effectively, how it can ensure that students arrive to class more prepared for meaningful interaction with faculty. Bowen offers practical advice for faculty and administrators on how to engage students with new technology while restructuring classes into more active learning environments.
All faculty are invited to join a discussion with their colleagues, facilitated by the staff at the Faculty Development Center. The first session will deal primarily with ideas found in the first half of the book. The second session will deal primarily with ideas in the second half of the book. All participants will receive a copy of the book ahead of time. Lunch will be provided.