Use of Apps in Stem Teaching

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:00 to 14:00
Iontas Seminar Room


Presenters at this interactive workshop include Dr Barry Ryan, TU Dublin, who will cover case studies, design and use of Nearpod technology in Higher Education Science, in both traditional and diverse learning environments including the laboratory or field-trip settings.
Dr Andrew Parnell, Hamilton Institute, will demonstrate and talk about his experience with “Explain Everything” and Dr Seamus McLoone will speak about the sketch based App “UniDoodle” being developed here in the Department of Engineering.
Lisa O’Regan, Centre for Teaching and Learning, will overview the potential of the App “Turning Point”.
Please Note:
•             Please bring along your device – Smartphone/Laptop/Tablet
•             For Barry’s talk you might like to download the Nearpod app from the App Store/Google Marketplace ahead of the session, but this is not necessary for those who want to use their laptop and browser.
•             For Seamus’ talk please download the student app version of UniDoodle.
•             There is no need to download anything in advance for either Andrew or Lisa’s presentations
Friday 6th March 12 noon – 2 pm (tea and coffee will be available from 11.30am)
12.00-12.05       Dr Alison Hood, Dean of Teaching and Learning, MU                                                           
                          Opening Remarks
12.05-12.40        Dr Barry Ryan, TU Dublin            
Employing Nearpod to Support a Dialogic Approach to Teaching and Learning in Large Class Settings
12.40-13.05        Dr Seamus McLoone, MU            
UniDoodle – A Homegrown Sketch-based Classroom Response System Allowing for Insightful Student Responses
13.05-13.20       Prof. Andrew Parnell, MU                
Explaining everything with Explain Everything’
13.20-13.35       Lisa O’Regan, MU                    
TurningPoint – An in-class Engagement and Feedback App
13.35-13.40       Dr John Keating, Chair of Faculty Science and Engineering Teaching and Learning Committee  
                          Closing Remarks
13.40                 Informal Discourse and Light Lunch

  Pre-reading on Nearpod

  Seminar Series Poster Jan 2020