About Gail Persily

Gail is Director of Educational Technology Initiatives at UCSF Library.

A Full House at the Teaching and Learning Center

TLC Event 2013This year’s Teaching & Learning Center Day brought together faculty and staff from all of our schools to learn and to share. Several presenters conducted workshops or participated on panels to share their experiences applying technology to teaching. Workshop presenters included faculty and staff from Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Medicine, as well as the Kanbar Center, Educational Technology Services, the Learning Technology Group, the Library and ITS. Over 80 attendees learned about tools and techniques for simulation-based learning, presentations, copyright compliance, and video collaboration.

An enthusiastic crowd filled the Tech Commons for the keynote presentation at the lunch hour. Continue reading

From Analytics to Evidence-based Design

TLC Ed Tech KeynoteThe 2012 TLC Educational Technology Conference drew over 100 faculty and staff to workshops and speakers on November 14 and 15. Two keynote speakers engaged the audience in thought-provoking discussions about the use of data to predict learner progress and to drive the design of learning activities. Continue reading