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May 31, 2017

Registration, Food Service, Keynote --> Lane University Center

Conference Sessions, Vendor Exhibits, Prizes --> Gira Center

TASTE Registration

The Office of Information Technology invites you to attend our 16th Annual TASTE Conference!

TASTE is a prominent Technology Conference in Western Maryland that is FREE and open to anyone. The conference is designed for sharing ideas and best practices in teaching excellence and technology initiatives.

Breakfast and lunch are included and FSU will host a small vendor exhibit during the conference.  Share ideas & best practices ~ Learn new skills ~ Visit vendor booths ~ Enjoy good food & conversation ~ Win prizes!

We are pleased to introduce our keynote speaker for TASTE 2017, Dr. Chris Haskell.

Chris HaskellServing as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Technology at Boise State University, Chris specializes in preparing pre-service teachers in methods and applications of technology integration in the classroom. As a professor and researcher, Chris focuses on the impact of videogames, virtual worlds, social media, mobile devices, and digital culture. Chris and a colleague created the world's first game-based learning management system called 3D GameLab and his classroom serves as a unique game-based technology and pedagogy lab. When it comes to work, Chris is serious about play. He even has retro 80s arcade games in his office... for research, of course. It’s no wonder his friends think he needs a real job.

SESSION TRACKS:

  • Information Technology - Computer Security, Cloud Services, Software Demos & Uses, Hardware Demos & Uses, Internet Safety
  • Teaching and Learning Technologies - Gamification, Video, Mobile Devices & Apps, eBooks, Blackboard Learn
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies - Accessibility, Game-based Learning, Open Educational Resources (OER), Quality Matters, Advising, Course Design, Learning Activities
  • Collaboration and Online Learning - Virtual Classrooms, Group Collaboration, Texting, Discussion Boards, Document Sharing, Social Media

TASTE RESOURCES:


TASTE SCHEDULE      

8:008:45 AM Registration & Breakfast
 
8:4510:00 AM Welcome & Keynote Speaker
 
10:00 AM4:00 PM Exhibit Area & Prize Collection
 
10:0010:30 AM Exhibitor Focus & Networking
 
10:3011:20 AM Concurrent Sessions
 
11:0011:30 AM Planetarium Show
 
11:30 AM–1:30 PM Lunch
 
11:30 AM12:20 PM Concurrent Sessions
 
12:301:20 PM Concurrent Sessions
 
1:001:30 PM Planetarium Show
 
1:302:20 PM Concurrent Sessions
 
2:303:20 PM Concurrent Sessions
 
3:30–4:00 PM Exhibit Area & Final Prize Collection

TASTE Refreshments


TASTE is sponsored by the Office of Information Technology.
Contact us at 301.687.7090 or taste@frostburg.edu