Connect to Success Summer Institute 2022

The C2S Summer Institute

A Hybrid Event

Tuesday, August 16
8:30am to 3:00pm PST

SMU Oakland Campus and Online

Register to Attend

Registration link coming soon!

Discover How Faculty at SMU Successfully Use iPads for Teaching 

This exciting one-day event is open to all faculty and will be held at both the SMU Oakland Campus and Online, hosted by the Center for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL), and facilitated by SMU iPad Super Trainers  Adriane Kiefling, Carlos Joy, Elba Rios, Beverly Saar, and Liz Winer.  SMU Faculty members using iPads for teaching will share their ideas and techniques. 

Discover What Is Possible! 

Our vision is to develop a culture of learning that embraces technology and innovation, to build awareness of the many digital applications available for the iPad that can facilitate a student’s attainment of learning outcomes, and reimagining curriculum to include the use of the iPad and mobile learning apps. 

  • Explore how teaching with an iPad can improve student engagement. 
  • Discover how your colleagues are successfully using iPads for teaching. 
  • Find out how using an iPad can improve your teaching workflow. 


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM 

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM      
Welcome and opening remarks 
Dr. Celeste Villanueva 

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM     
C2S Student Feedback and iPad usage 
SMU Super Trainers 

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM     
Overview: Apple Pencil and Notes 
Carlos Joy and Dr. Laureen Turner 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM  
Session 1: Concept Mapping and Apple Keynote  
Dr. Tal Sraboyants and Dr. Christina Rey 

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM      
Session 2: Creating an Apple Book for Students 
Dr. Marcus Penn and Carlos Joy 

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM    Lunch Break 

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM      
Session 3: Teaching with Notability   
Dr. Kamla Ahluwalia and Dr. Rhea Kimpo 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM      
Session 4: Canvas grading and other practical tips for teaching with iPad   
Dr. Laureen Turner 

2:30 PM to 3:00 PM - Q/A Sharing ideas and experiences 

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM    -  Wrap up and Closing remarks, Prizes

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Sponsored by the 
Center for Innovation and Excellence in Learning (CIEL)