2016 QEP Technology Symposium Set for May 11-12

April 25, 2016 at 5:46 pm

QEP Step UpThe Annual QEP Technology Symposium is set for May 11-12.

Explore “Teaching and Learning with Technology: Exploring the Role of Mentors and Models,” during the two-day workshop from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.

The symposium is a valuable opportunity to share your ideas and explore a variety of strategies, approaches and outcomes while networking with others from our local community who share an interest in teaching and learning with technology.

The symposium is open to the Upstate community and area universities, colleges and schools and will include presentations by faculty and students who have been teaching and learning in our technology intensive courses as a part of the Student Technology Enrichment Program.

Take a peek at the great innovators who will be leading these sessions:

Headshot of Jay Dolmage“Digital Curbcuts, Access Conflicts and Defeat Devices”
Jay Dolmage
Associate Professor of English
University of Waterloo





“Make It Work: Failing Creatively in the Classroom”Headshot of Anastasia Salter
Anastasia Salter
Assistant Professor of Digital Media
University of Central Florida


Lee Skallerup and Jesse Strommel Headshots“Agency, Public Work, and Digital Space”
Lee Skallerup Bessette
Instructional Technology Specialist
University of Mary Washington


Jesse Stommel
Executive Director of the Division of Learning Technologies
University of Mary Washington



“Neuroqueering the Classroom”Headshot of Melanie Yergeau
Melanie Yergeau
Assistant Professor of English
University of Michigan






The conference is an opportunity to discuss and learn more about topics related to:

  1. Mentors and/or models in teaching and learning with technology.
  2. Experience guided by a mentor or model to inform learning and teaching practice.
  3. Strategies to develop and explore digital literacy.
  4. Innovative projects for enhancing/enriching learning with technology tools.
  5. Exploration of new tools and practices for technology infusion in teaching and learning.
  6. Course redesign to feature technology infusion.

The conference is FREE to USC Upstate faculty, staff, and students, but you do need to REGISTER to participate, so we can get an accurate head count for food.

Register for the Preconference Video Workshop

Register for the Symposium

For more information, contact Cindy Jennings, director of QEP at (864) 503-5470 or cjennings@uscupstate.edu.