does TLTS 2016 – Denver, CO

Get ready ed tech,’s coming for ya…

I am super excited to share that I will be part of an interactive forum with some extraordinary instructional technologist and digital innovators this October on the Metropolitan State University campus in Denver, Colorado.

What is TLTS?

The Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium (TLTS) is an interactive forum designed to collaborate and explore ed tech innovations and techniques. Faculty, researchers, librarians and instructional technologists/designers are welcomed and encouraged to attend.

This year’s theme, “Building Opportunities,” will exhibit successes impacting today’s teaching and learning; whether face-to-face, blended or fully online. Click to learn more.

What is

Pedagome; verb: (1) show or explain to (me) how to do something (see #instructable, #digped); (2) to continually learn, unlearn and relearn (see #autodidact, #diglit). noun: (1) a learning-experience-design community of practice (see #lxd); (2) a collaboratory of instructional designers and portfolio of their best work. Click to learn more.

Join us!

On October 7th, 2016, we’ll be facilitating a lively face-to-face and virtual (tweet chat) discussion around popular ed tech challenges and offer up some tips to overcome these barriers. Register for TLTS here (it’s free) and head to the Student Success Building (SSB) Room 204 at 4PM MST. If you can’t make it in person, follow #pedagome on Twitter and join the discussion online.

**Discussion questions will be posted soon!

Meet the team:

brad-hinsonBrad Hinson @bradhinson, Assistant Dean of Information & Academic Technology in the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development

Brad Hinson is a career educator and technologist with 20+ years of experience teaching, learning and tinkering with blended learning and digital media.


la-dawnaLa Dawna Minnis @llminnis, Director of Education at We Are the Next


La Dawna Minnis is an art educator & digital engagement specialist with a passion for video-games, new technologies, and interest driven learning.


emilyEmily May @EmilySMayy, Social Media Strategist at IBM, CU Denver


Emily May is an Instructional Designer graduate student at the University of Colorado Denver, current Social Media Strategist at IBM, and former Project Manager with various companies. She is a digital storyteller that inspires, motivates and empowers others.

lisaLisa Dise @Peachey_Pie, Instructional Design at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences


Lisa Dise is the Coordinator of Academic Technology and Instructional Design at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, with over 10 years of experience in online learning.  She is currently a graduate student in the Information and Learning Technologies program at the University of Colorado Denver.

lainieLainie Hoffman @unevoie, Public Services Mentor


Lainie Hoffman is a Public Services Mentor at Douglas County Libraries and a graduate student in the Information and Learning Technologies program at the University of Colorado Denver. She brings 12 years of experience with learners of all ages, as well as a lifelong love of books, nature, and the Colorado sunshine.

susannahSusannah Simmons @thelearnersway, Teaching Assistant Technologist


Susannah Simmons is a Teaching Assistant Technologist and graduate student at the University of Colorado Denver. Her 10+ years of diverse educational experience stems from substitute teaching in public schools, corporate training, and designing instructional materials in nonprofit and business settings.

susanSusan Laws @ennasuite, Information & Learning Technologies Graduate Student, CU Denver





adrienneAdrienne Christy @eatlifeyum, Multimedia Developer, MSU Denver

Emily May

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