Upcoming Events

TTS Educational Technology Services (ETS) are currently working with partners to consider new approaches to faculty events and programming in support of teaching. We hope you will check this page again soon for an updated list of events.

Past Events

Health Sciences Mini-Symposium for Teaching with Technology

February 2013: Effective Practices in Teaching with Technology at Tufts
A Showcase of Faculty Best Practices and Tufts Supported Tools

February 2010: Promoting Active Learning through Technology

February 2009: Innovative Teaching with Technology at Tufts
A Faculty Showcase of Technology Supporting Pedagogy

March 2008: Exploring Strategies for Engaged Learning in the Health Sciences
Keynote Presentation: Learning in a Clinical Setting
LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD, Professor of Medicine and Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

March 2007: Exploring Effective Assessment and Evaluation Methods
Keynote Presentation: Communications Drives Assessment Quality
Cynthia Forehand, PhD, Professor, Anatomy and Neurobiology; Associate Dean, Graduate College, University of Vermont
Karen Richardson-Nassif, PhD, Professor, Family Medicine; Associate Dean, College of Medicine, University of Vermont

Fall 2005: From Theory to Practice – Dynamic Teaching and Learning in the Health Sciences
Keynote Presentation: Bridging the Gap between Didactic and Clinical Instruction
Ed Neal, PhD, Director, Faculty Development , Center for Teaching and Learning, University of North Carolina

October 2004: Maximizing Learning and Student Contact through Formative Assessment and Technology
Keynote Presentation: The Challenge of Too Much Information – How technology can help faculty and students manage content while maximizing learning
Harry Goldberg, PhD, Director, Office of Academic Computing; Assistant Dean, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Veterinary Medicine Mini-Symposium for Teaching with Technology

October 2013: Getting Started with the Flipped Classroom
Tufts Examples of the Flipped Classroom
Misha  Eliasziw, Associate Professor, Public Health, School of Medicine
Samuel Thomas, Assistant Professor, Chemistry, School of Arts and Sciences

October 2012: Getting Started with Blended Learning
A workshop facilitated by Timothy Wilson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario

March 2012: Engaging Students in the Classroom
Keynote Presentation: Lectures – Leading Faculty, Engaging Students
Dr. Fischer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Primary Care, University of Massachusetts Medical School

October 2010: Enhancing the Teaching and Learning Process
Keynote Presentation: The Neurological Foundations of Effective Teaching for Maximizing Student Learning
Dr. Jernstedt, Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College

October 2009: Navigating Copyright and Open Access for Teaching and Research
Keynote Presentation: Resolving Copyright: The Role of Fair Use and Other Strategies
Dwayne K. Butler, JD, Professor University Libraries, Evelyn J. Schneider Endowed Chair for Scholarly Communication, University of Louisville

October 2008: Teaching Today’s Students with Emerging Technologies
Keynote Presentation: Father IM and Mother Google: Today’s Students and Next Generation Courses
Carie Page, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

October 2007: Is It Working? Evaluating the Success of Your Teaching
A workshop facilitated by Barbara Walvoord, Professor Emerita, Notre Dame University

October 2006
Keynote Presentations:
Broadening Your Teaching Repertoire in Fact Intensive Classes
Linda Jarvin, Deputy Director, Tufts Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Driving Evidence-Based Decision Making in Veterinary Medical Education through Outcomes Assessment
Deborah Kochevar, Dean, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

February, 2005: Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Defined in the Context of Veterinary Medicine
Keynote Presentation: How has EBM changed the way veterinary faculty teach and prepare students?
Stanley R. Robertson, DVM, MPH, Associate Professor, Pathobiology and Population Medicine; Coordinator, Veterinary Informatics and Extension Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University

Webinars on Teaching with Technology

Webinar: Creating Experiential Learning Using Social Media
October 25, 2013, 1 – 2:30 pm
Austin Room, Tisch Library, Medford Campus

This webinar will showcase unique uses of social media in student learning. You will learn ways you can use social media to create experiential learning activities, improve student engagement that extends outside of the classroom, and develop community and professional networks.

Recorded versions of the following webinars are available for viewing by members of the Tufts community here.  When you go to this site, you will need to log in with your Tufts UTLN and password.  This is the same information that you use to log into into your Tufts email account.

Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Classroom
Barbi Honeycutt, Director, Graduate Teaching Programs, North Carolina State University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, Adult and Higher Education, College of Education, North Carolina State University

Assessment Alternatives for Your Online Courses
Rena Palloff, Owner, Crossroads West; Facutly, Fielding Graduate University; Part-time Faculty, Capella University, Walden University
Keith Pratt, Faculty, Walden University, Capella University, and Wayland Baptist University.

Efficient and Effective Feedback in the Online Classroom
B. Jean Mandernach, Research Professor, Director, Center for Innovation in Research and Teaching, Grand Canyon University

Universal Design: Five Steps to Make Your Course Accessible
Elizabeth Harrison, Director, Office of Learning Resources, University of Dayton; Associate Director, Ryan C. Harris Learning and Teaching Center

UIT Forums for Teaching, Learning and Research


Electronic Portfolios to Facilitate Learning Connections, Reflections, and Presentations
Mary Evenson and Andrea Sherwin, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Arts and Sciences

Teaching with Digital Images
Daniel Abramson, Cristelle Baskins, and Eva Hoffman, Art and Art History, School of Arts and Sciences
Rob Chavez and Anne Sauer, Digital Collections and Archives

Using Classroom Response Systems to Engage Students and Gage Understanding
Jerry Dallal, Chief of the Biostatistics Unit, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging
Hugh Gallagher, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, School of Arts and Sciences
George Norman, William and Joyce Cummings Family Chair of Entrepreneurship and Business Economics, School of Arts and Sciences


GIS @ Tufts: New Developments in Spatial Exploration and Analysis for the Tufts Community
Patrick Florance, Senior GIS Specialist, and Barbara Parmenter, GIS Research Specialist and Lecturer, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

On the Horizon
Discussion of the 2006 NMC/ELI Horizon Report , along with Bryan Alexander’s Web 2.0 article from the EDUCAUSE Review.

Social Computing Tools in the Curriculum
Katie Livingston Vale, Manager, Curriculum Integration Support, MIT Academic Computing.

Sparking Connections: Learning Tools, Learning Objects, Learning Objectives
View archived presentation site

Web-Based Video Tools to Support Learning
James Glaser, Dean of Undergraduate Education, Professor of Political Science, School of Arts and Sciences
Daniel Cogan-Drew, Project Manager, Education, School of Arts and Sciences