'Showcase' Touts Technology's Successful Use in Service of Students

Published 05.22.2015

Faculty & Staff

Nursing's Terri A. Stone, Sandra L. Richmond and Christine B. Kavanagh (from left) detail P.L.A.T.O.'s helpful streamlining of student remediation.Susan Slamka and James R. Dougherty III outline the role of video in human service students' role-playing exercises.Six members of Penn College's faculty/staff who embrace technology to enhance their engagement with students recently shared their success stories with co-workers at an Instructional Technology Showcase. Held in Madigan Library, the afternoon event provided three informative presentations: Nursing instructors Terri A. Stone and Christine B. Kavanagh, joined by Sandra L. Richmond, director of nursing, discussed "P.L.A.T.O. Intelligent Agents Identify Students at Risk;" Susan Slamka, assistant professor of human services/psychology, and James R. Dougherty III, assistant director, classroom technology and A/V services, offered "One Button Studio: One Click to Video Production Is a Success for Human Services Students;" and Kim E. Shipman, coordinator of instructional technology and technology training, explained "Using Doseri to Engage Students in the Classroom."