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Wednesday, July 9 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Single Session #IT414, Case Studies: Using Technology to Increase Learner Engagement LIMITED

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Northwest AHEC team will review various attempts to increase learner engagement in the classroom and at a distance. Examples include the audience response system for PowerPoint (a.k.a. using the clickers), use of social media to connect peers and create communication backchannels, live streaming and video conferencing for classroom events, real-time training with Lync, and other potential strategies beyond threaded discussion for deeper learner/ instructor engagement in distance education courses.  

Lead Presenter
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Andrew L. Brewer

Instructional Technologist, Northwest AHEC
Andrew L. Brewer, MS is an Instructional Technologist at Northwest AHEC where he works with faculty and staff to design, develop and support technology-driven classroom, blended, and online learning initiatives for continuing education.


Lee Howard, BS

Lead Programmer/Analyst, Northwest AHEC
Lee Howard, BS is a Lead Programmer/Analyst for Northwest AHEC at Wake Forest Baptist Health.   Lee specializes in developing web and mobile applications for online learning, course management, and registration.
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Chris Jones, DrPH, MHA

Asst. Director, IT and Quality Improvement, Northwest AHEC
Christopher A. Jones, DrPH, MHA serves as Assistant Director for Informatics and Quality at the Northwest Area Health Education Center (NW AHEC), Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He earned his undergraduate degree in Parks and Recreation at the University of Utah. He earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration at the Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Jones conferred his Doctorate in Public Health... Read More →

Wednesday July 9, 2014 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Sharon Room

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