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Technology Day

Technology Day is an annual event showcasing innovative ways UIS faculty, staff and students are using technology on the campus of the University of Illinois Springfield.

Featured are demonstrations, speakers and opportunities to exchange knowledge and expertise related to technology and education.


Technology Day is FREE and there is no need to register.

Technology Day is a FREE event and no registration is required.

Feel free to stop by any time to visit the displays or listen in on a presentation.


Technology Day 2014

The theme for our annual Technology Day is Scholarship of Teaching.

This year’s event will be held on Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Keynote Speaker

Curt BonkCurt Bonk (Indiana University) His topic is “Adding TEC-VARIETY: Activities for Motivating and Retaining Learners Online”

Curt Bonk is Professor of Instructional Systems Technology at Indiana University and President of CourseShare. Drawing on his background as a corporate controller, CPA, educational psychologist, and instructional technologist, Bonk offers unique insights into the intersection of business, education, psychology, and technology. A well-known authority on emerging technologies for learning, Bonk reflects on his speaking experiences around the world in his popular blog, TravelinEdMan. He has authored several widely used technology books, including The World Is OpenEmpowering Online LearningThe Handbook of Blended LearningElectronic Collaborators, and, most recently, Adding Some TEC-VARIETY which is free as an eBook (http://tec-variety.com/).

Technology Day: Activities

Break-out sessions led by faculty and staff will run throughout the day, with the keynote presentation by Curt Bonk beginning at 11am. The afternoon will also include a panel discussion with Curt Bonk.

Check back soon for the topics and presenters of the break-out sessions.