Bridging Art and Science: STEAM Education in a Digital World
The Center for Teaching and UI Libraries will host the 9th annual 4CAST conference on Thursday January 14, 9:00-2:30 in University Capitol Centre 2520-D, the Conference Center.
To kick off Bridging Art and Science: STEAM Education in a Digital World, John Unsworth will present a keynote address about the impact of innovative technologies on student learning. Unsworth is the Vice-Provost for Technology and Library Services, CIO, and Professor of English at Brandeis University. He will discuss how the art and science of 3-D fabrication enable users to acquire new perspectives that change how they learn and visualize the world. (Read more about Dr. Unsworth)
Following the morning keynote and small-group discussion session, afternoon breakout sessions will showcase an array of innovative teaching technologies being implemented at the UI.
Now in its ninth year, 4CAST draws faculty and lecturers together each January to examine how learning technologies can be leveraged to engage students, make connections between instructors and support staff, and identify educational potential in new technology. This year's event is sponsored by ITS-Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology, the UI Libraries, and funding from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, "Digital Bridges for Humanistic Inquiry," a collaboration between The University of Iowa and Grinnell College.