Roane State Community College

Ed Tech Academy 2014

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Ed Tech Academy 2014 will be held Tuesday, May 13th and Wednesday, May 14th at the Harriman campus. Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm each day. Ed Tech Academy is a free event and lunch is provided.

This year’s event is focused on Engaged Teaching Activities.

Keynote: Dr. Mark Taylor (opens in new window)


  • The Adobe Connect Experience: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate! Experience the Adobe Connect virtual classroom from the student perspective! The workshop hosts will lead an interactive session that features a wealth of communication and collaboration tools that support student engagement and learning.
  • Engaging Students Using Interactive Video and Assessment in Online Learning! Experience how the EdX platform seamlessly integrates interactive video and assessment into courses.  Also, discover what tools are available to create interactive content for use in your current D2L courses.
  • Google Wars and the Search for Higher Order Involvement! This session asks participants to explore Blooms Taxonomy as a framework for active learning in their classroom. Participants will gather information about higher order learning through a Google War and then will compare and predict the use of those activities through group work.
  • Inverted but Involved: Flipping the Class a Learning Environment for Engaged Activities and Deeper Learning!

Ed Tech Academy is Roane State’s annual professional development event to explore ideas about using technology in the classroom. Join us for fun, inspiring, relaxed exploration of how classroom technology can help you engage your students.