Registration now open for upcoming Scottsdale TechTalks at SCC

Registration for the upcoming TechTalks 2015 event at Scottsdale Community College is now open.

SCC Tech TalksThe 3rd annual TechTalks event will feature a slate of speakers sharing inspiring stories about how technology and education, when combined, have the power to chart successful outcomes for students, according to a press release.

The Feb. 6, 2015 event will be at Scottsdale Community College’s Performing Arts Center, 9000 E. Chaparral Road.

Speakers will present their stories during 18-minute talks. The format is patterned after the acclaimed TedTalks.

The free event is open to the public for those who register in advance, the release states.

The program starts promptly at 8:30 a.m., with continental breakfast available at 7:45 a.m. The last presentation is scheduled to end at 12:30 p.m. Attendees can attend a lunch after the event at the SCC Artichoke Grill if they register and pay in advance.

Presenter topics will cover a wide range, including:

  • Teaching math using Open Educational Resources and a variety of delivery formats
  • Broadening the “writing to learn” theory to “multimedia to learn”
  • Geocaching, photography and fatherhood delivered by photography instructor\
  • An overview of the Flex Express project in trial with SCC English students
  • Lessons in videoblogging on an iPad while doing climate change research in Barrow, Alaska
  • TechTalks 2015 is presented by SCC’s Instructional Strategic Technology Advisory Committee and sponsored by the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction.

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