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Friday, February 16 • 1:40pm - 2:30pm
Digital Literacy across the Appalachian State University Curriculum with Adobe Creative Cloud

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This presentation explores the possibilities for digitial literacy in potentially every class, every major, and every discipline across the curriculum. Professor Todd Taylor will describe how the interdisciplinary writing program that he directs at UNC-Chapel Hill serves as a threshold digital literacy experience for first-year students as they enter the university. The presentation shares examples of critical, analytic student work in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Professor Taylor will demonstrate how the “learning curve” can be flattened with a new generation of powerful digital literacy tools, such as Adobe Creative Cloud, so that instructors and students alike can spend more time on teaching and learning their courses and less time on the software. The presentation showcases free, online support materials, including the new e-textbook Adobe Creative Cloud Across the Curriculum: A Guide for Students and Teachers as well as assignment modules and sample student work in Adobe Education Exchange.

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Jonathan Hammond

Jonathan Hammond, AVP-­‐ Education, State & Local Government, North America Jonathan Hammond is the Vice President for Adobe’s Education, State & Local Business, North America. Jonathan joined Adobe in 2003 and has held leadership positions in both Adobe’s education business... Read More →
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Suzanne Jennings

Suzanne Jennings, Strategic Accounts Manager, Adobe Education Suzanne Jennings is a Strategic Accounts Manager for Adobe’s Education Business. Suzanne joined Adobe in 2015 and manages the top Higher Education accounts in the Carolinas and the mid-Atlantic. Her responsibilities... Read More →
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Todd Taylor

Eliason Distinguished Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill
Todd Taylor is the Eliason Distinguished Professor of English at UNC Chapel Hill, where he directs the first-year writing program. Taylor’s research and teaching work to understand how literacy is evolving in response to emerging digital, networked, information, and media technologies... Read More →

Friday February 16, 2018 1:40pm - 2:30pm PST
Parkway Ballroom Plemmons Student Union