You are invited to join us for this upcoming conversation!
What: A Conversation about Google Classroom
- What is Google Classroom?
- Are there costs to use Google Classroom?
- How can Google Classroom be effectively used to support adult education learners?
When: The week of December 16, 2019
With Whom: Special guest Geoffrey Woodland and all members of the Teaching & Learning and Integrating Technology Communities
Geoffrey Woodland is an instructor/curriculum developer for the College and Career Readiness (CCR) program at District 1199C’s Training and Upgrading Fund in Philadelphia. In addition, he is an adjunct instructor facilitating online and blended courses at the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (PIT) and serves on the board for Healthcare for All PA and PAACE. Prior to his career in education, Geoff dedicated 12 years to the non-profit sector with appointments ranging from direct care and volunteer recruitment to board advisory and program management.
As an educator, Geoff uses technology to create and integrate occupationally relevant materials that empower adult learners to reach personal and professional goals while also meeting Adult Basic Education (ABE) standards. His recent work involves implementing Integrated Education and Training (IET) that provides adult education and literacy activities concurrently and contextually with workforce preparation. In addition, he is piloting active learning within "flipped classrooms" for adult learners using a variety of Learning Management Systems (LMS).
Geoff recently completed DiverseForce On Boards - Board Leadership & Governance Program at the University of Pennsylvania. He also graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and was a member of the men’s basketball team that went to the Division II Final Four in 1995. After earning a B.A. in Communications and Journalism, he continued his education at IUP earning a M.A. in Adult Education and Communications Technology. While in his M.A. program, Geoff focused on distance education and worked in a program that piloted online education in the late 1990s.