Innovate to Educate Entry

Chicago State University

Michael Sukowski, Director, Center for Teaching and Research Excellence

What innovative technology initiative or project are you most proud of, and how has it improved teaching and learning in your school/district?

Using Twitter in the Classroom. We have faculty volunteers who along with their students will be following and 'tweeting' with leaders in their field of study.

What were some of the biggest challenges to your initiative, and how did you meet those challenges?

The biggest challenge was finding the faculty volunteers.

What are the three biggest components that need to be in place for tech innovation to succeed are:

Strong technology support
Willingness to explore
Assessment tools

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