Go beyond back-channeling and unlock creative communication
This summer, look for ways to liven up your faculty meetings and delve a little deeper with technology. Try something new or take a new look at a tool you’re already using. Here are 3 ways of using collaborative digital tools for faculty meetings.
We recently did an in-service with some college faculty to provide a more in-depth look at working with iPads. And to get started, we looked at Padlet. The prompt the faculty were given was simply: “goals for today”. And without further ado, they managed this:
2. Video commenting
— William King (@wkingbg) July
Combine @wkingbg‘s suggestion for sharing the organizing info about a meeting via a video and share it via Movenote. With Movenote’s option to let people reply with their own videos, you’re building community among faculty as well as creating indelible video spaces that team members can build on in their own responses. You can also use video commenting to pose and answer questions beforehand, freeing up meeting time for hands-on work.
3. The digital collaboration tool your students like best
Which is… you tell us! 😀 Invite your students to provide feedback on the digital tool or tools they most enjoy for doing collaborative work and give it a try — or better yet, ask your students to provide a demo or some training for faculty on it. Open the door! Invite students in!
— JD Ferries-Rowe (@jdferries) July 29, 2014
What collaborative digital tools for faculty meetings do you use? Let us know in the comments! We’re always looking for new great tech tools!