3rd Annual IDEAL Assignment Design Institute for Faculty and Graduate TAs

October 4, 2014 - 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

1140 Main Library Learning Commons
University of Iowa

Initiative for Digital Engagement and Learning (IDEAL) is hosting the 3rd Annual Assignment Design Institute!

They keynote address will be presented by Jon McKenzie, Professor of English and Director of DesignLab at the University of Wisconsin, Madison: "DesignLab, Smart Media and Intimate Bureaurcracies."

Attendees will leave with practical ideas for designing assignments that foster innovation, engage students with the world beyond the classroom, and produce digital products. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

2014 Assignment Design Institute Agenda
9:15 Breakfast (provided)
9:30 Welcome and IntroductionJo
10:00 Keynote: Jon McKenzie – "DesignLab, Smart Media and Intimate Bureaucracies"
11:00 Describing learning objectives
12:00 Student projects through IDEAL 12:30 Lunch (provided) How are assignments changing in the 21st Century? How should they change?
1:15 Breakout sessions - Plan assignments and collaborations for your class
2:15 Guided reflection

This institute is FREE and open to faculty and graduate teaching assitants from all disciplines, however pre-registration is required: visit http://bit.ly/idealADI or email ideal@uiowa.edu.

Support for IDEAL's Assignment Design Institute was provided by the University of Iowa Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact IDEAL in advance via email at ideal@uiowa.edu.