Institute 2012 - Creating Success Using Technology

Student at computer

This Institute will provide professional development using evidence-based research to enhance the quality of technology use in preparing adult learners for college and career readiness. Participants wil learn: (1) Techniques to plan and deliver effective professional development using technology to enhance outcomes; (2) Strategies for using technology to engage students and enrich learning; (3) How to harness the power of technology to allow for more efficient work in their professional and personal lives; and (4) Research-based techniques for using technology to teach transition and contextualized strategies.

Institute Handouts

Institute Agenda [PDF]

Planning Effective Training [PDF]

Internet Resources [DOC]

Mary Ferrell's Handouts

Jeff Goodman's Handouts


Participant Presentations

Title Participants Presenters Links
ABSPD 2012 Institute Recap Kelly Norton LiveBinder
Accelerating Opportunity Scarlet Gibbs, Mary Ingram, Betty King, Jennifer Foster Accelerating Opportunity
Adult Literacy Program in Cabarrus County Susan Suarez Webster Adult Literacy Program in Cabarrus County
Are You Too Tech-xy for Your Shirt? Vicki Proctor, Laurie Weston, Anna Holtvedt Are You Too Tech-xy for Your Shirt?
Durham Literacy Center and Reading Connections Rebecca Schaffer Gardy Perard, Daniel Lawrence, and Andrew Trump
Gaming in Education Darcy Abbott, Patty Cooke
Institute 2012 Collaboration for Training Lucy Hamilton, Ray Jones, Carla Woody, Ken White, Sarah Tatham, Joan Rivet, Betsy Church LiveBinder
Learning to Read Using Fun and Games Towanda Gaddy Learning to Read Using Fun and Games
Learning to Read Using Fun and Games Carolyn Norris Learning to Read Using Fun and Games
PowerPoint Training Roxann Granger PowerPoint Training
Quilts and Mathematics Evelyn Cohens, Tonitia Langley, Barbara Henderson Quilts and Mathematics
SmartBoard Ruth Hils SmartBoard
SmartBoard Tools that Rule Donald Cherry, Dorothy Riddick-Saunders, Pamela Parnell, Tessa Parnell SmartBoard Tools that Rule
Teaching with Technology in the Literacy Classroom Claire Dixon
Technology Workshop 2012 Ashley Moody, Deanna Dixon, Melissa Smith Website
The Art of Writing Manya Stewart The Art of Writing
Training for Volunteer Tutors Donna Marshall
Understanding Our Technologies: How they will help our students Sharon Syck, Dick Robbins Understanding Our Technologies
What Writing Isn’t Matt Finch