Facilitating Digital Poster Sessions

Tuesday, October 20, 2020:  1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The registration period has closed for this event.


Academic posters are an assignment in many Colgate courses, especially in the sciences. This workshop is designed for faculty who are interested in exploring options for academic posters that can be virtually shared, ways to remotely facilitate poster presentations and alternatives for communication during poster presentations. In this workshop, the Learning and Applied Innovation group (ITS) and the Center for Learning, Teaching and Research (CLTR) will share two models for digital poster sessions. Time will be reserved for participants to brainstorm and discuss the design of digital poster sessions and to explore the options available at Colgate for hosting digital poster sessions.

This session will take place as a Zoom meeting. Participants will receive the link to join the meeting via their confirmation email.



Session Outcomes

At the end of the workshop, participants will know how to:

  • Identify two potential models for digital poster sessions
  • Identify resources to support digital poster sessions at Colgate

Target Audience


Workshop Length

1 hour

  • Instructors will share 2 models for digital poster sessions (using WordPress and Moodle)
  • Question/answer, brainstorming, and identification of resources for supporting digital poster sessions at Colgate


Christine Moskell
Instructional Designer


Karyn Belanger
Associate Director for the Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research



Robin Bridson
Professional Development and Training Coordinator



Sharon Trerise

Instructional Designer - Learning Platforms 
and Universal Design | ITS


Members of ITS and CLTR

Registration open through 10/20/2020 1:05 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Zoom Session (online)


Zoom connection link will be included in the email confirmation.

Workshop Format


  • Brief presentation of 2 models for digital poster sessions

  • Time for participants to brainstorm and identify resources for digital poster sessions at Colgate

Additional Resources
  • A workshop handout will be provided.