July 17, 2024

Jim Groom on Tour!

Jim Groom, director of the Division for Teaching and Learning Technologies, recently invited to present at Baruch College’s Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute about innovative pedagogies in regards to the Digital Storytelling course (ds106) he teaches. He was also invited back to Baruch the following week to join a panel about the possibilities of DIY, web-based radio and teaching and learning.

On October 27th Jim Groom presented a well-received keynote at the Open Education Conference that focused on re-focusing the emphasis of the open education movement from resources to experiences titled “#occupyopened11”. The presentation included some drama around “occupying the open education” movement, complete with a tent and a ruffled looking presenter. See the full presentation here:

Additionally, Jim Groom has upcoming keynote presentations at the North West Academic Computing Consortium
on November 3rd and a keynote presentation for the K12 Online Conference at the end of November.


About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.