1st Annual Conversations about Online Learning Series

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT

  • Location:Dibner Library Building, Pfizer Auditorium
    5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Contact:NYU-ePoly
    epoly@nyu.edu

As online learning grows, there is a need for quality and unique learning pedagogy. NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering invites you to participate in a conversation focusing on the future of online learning. This is the first of a series of discussions.  There will be presentations on where we are and where we are going in online learning. Please join us in person or watch and participate remotely using our unique Live Virtual Learning program.

To attend this event in-person or online, please register below. To receive the simulcast link please register.

 

Opening Remarks

John Vivolo, Director of Online and Virtual Learning
Enterprise Learning/NYU-ePoly
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Katepalli Sreenivasan, Dean
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Presentation:  Online Learning in Electrical Engineering: Lessons for Online and On-Campus
Q&A Session to Follow

Presenter: Peter Voltz, Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Summary:
Professor Voltz has been an instructor both online and on-campus for a number of years. His presentation will focus on lessons learned from which translate between both styles of learning. In addition, Professor Voltz will supply examples of his unique use of writing tablets in Electrical Engineering courses and live webinar sessions.

Presentation: Cyber Security Strategy & Management: Collaboration and Team Based Learning
Q&A Session to Follow

Presenter: M.J. Vaidya
Adjunct Professor, Cyber Security
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Chief Information Security Officer, Americas, General Motors

Summary
Professor Vaidya is a top executive from General Motors and a graduate of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. An important part of the Cyber Security Management Track program, he will provide a peak into his online CS management course, including his use of team based learning. Professor Vaidya will also speak about his experiences transitioning from student to professor.

Networking Break: 10 Minutes

Presentation: Active Learning: Searching for the Next Generation in Online Learning Q&A Session to Follow
Presenter: Sebastien Auguste, Online Learning Specialist
Presenter: Jessie Guy-Ryan, Instructional Designer/Manager
Enterprise Learning/NYU-ePoly
Professional Learning Program
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

Summary
What is the next generation for online learning? Join this presentation and discussion with staff members from NYU-ePoly, the award winning online learning program of NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. During this session, we will discuss our new unique active learning format which utilizes interactive elements and looks to make the next step in online learning engagement.

Closing Remarks
Robert Ubell, Vice Dean, Online Learning
Enterprise Learning
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
 


 

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