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Faculty Technology Workshops

Flip that Classroom: Introduction to Creating Engaging Videos for a Course

Electronic Classroom - Basement of H-L Library, 06/25/2014 @ 9:30 AM (2.5 hrs.)

Interested in using or creating video for a course? Using video, existing or self-generated is a way to provide content to your students outside of class time whether to review a difficult concept or review content from a lecture. In this introductory workshop participants will identify best practices in creating videos for a class and demonstrate those best practices by using and being in front of a video camera and recording a one-minute introduction to themselves or to their course.

Each participant is encouraged to bring a script (about 180 words) for their video and/or any props you wish to use.

Lunch Provided
50.00 stipend for participants


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Flip that Classroom: Introduction to Creating Engaging Videos for a Course

Electronic Classroom - Basement of H-L Library, 07/01/2014 @ 9:30 AM (2.5 hrs.)

Interested in using or creating video for a course? Using video, existing or self-generated is a way to provide content to your students outside of class time whether to review a difficult concept or review content from a lecture. In this introductory workshop participants will identify best practices in creating videos for a class and demonstrate those best practices by using and being in front of a video camera and recording a one-minute introduction to themselves or to their course.

Each participant is encouraged to bring a script (about 180 words) for their video and/or any props you wish to use.

Lunch Provided
50.00 stipend for participants

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Flip That Classroom: Technologies for In-Class Activities

VAC 3rd Floor, North Classroom, 06/30/2014 @ 10:00 AM (2.0 hrs.)

Central to the flipped classroom model are highly structured in-class learning activities undertaken by small groups of students. This session will demonstrate the following technology options that support and augment flipped learning: clickers for live-polling and feedback, viewing of multiple students' computer desktops for active observation and intervention, using iPads to remotely control the instructor machine while roaming around the classroom and wireless screen sharing for student presentation and collaboration. $50 Stipend. Lunch provided.

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Flip That Classroom: Technologies for In-Class Activities

VAC 3rd Floor, North Classroom, 08/05/2014 @ 10:00 AM (2.0 hrs.)

Central to the flipped classroom model are highly structured in-class
learning activities undertaken by small groups of students. This session
will demonstrate the following technology options that support and
augment flipped learning: clickers for live-polling and feedback,
viewing of multiple students' computer desktops for active observation
and intervention, using iPads to remotely control the instructor machine
while roaming around the classroom and wireless screen sharing for
student presentation and collaboration. $50 Stipend. Lunch provided.

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Flip that Classroom: Using Blackboard to Engage Your Students

Electronic Classroom - Basement Level of H-L Library, 07/23/2014 @ 9:30 AM (2.5 hrs.)

This workshop will introduce ways to use Blackboard to engage students inside and outside the classroom. Come and learn tips to add content to your course and utilize Blackboard’s built-in interactive components, including private journals, blogs, and wikis; YouTube mashups; video webcams; and embedding content. Using Blackboard to share applicable course materials keeps your students in one place, focused on the content, and engaged in the course.

Lunch Provided

$50.00 stipend for participants


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Flip that Classroom: Using Blackboard to Engage Your Students

Electronic Classroom - Basement Level of H-L Library, 08/07/2014 @ 9:30 AM (2.5 hrs.)

This workshop will introduce ways to use Blackboard to engage students inside and outside the classroom. Come and learn tips to add content to your course and utilize Blackboard’s built-in interactive components, including private journals, blogs, and wikis; YouTube mashups; video webcams; and embedding content. Using Blackboard to share applicable course materials keeps your students in one place, focused on the content, and engaged in the course.

Lunch Provided

$50.00 stipend for participants

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Flip That Classroom (MAC): Creating Engaging Videos - Intermediate

Electronic Classroom - Basement Level of H-L Library, 08/06/2014 @ 9:00 AM (3.0 hrs.)

Thinking about creating online tutorials? In this workshop participants will create one-minute audio or video introductions of themselves or to a course and learn how to use Camtasia, a software tool that helps in adding features to a video like annotations, call outs and hyperlinks. Camtasia is useful if you want to:

-Create a screencast tutorial videos to show students how to run a calculation on the computer.
-Demonstrate the basics of a software application or web site
-Add narration to your Powerpoint presentation
-Record short videos for your students to view outside of class, or add some interactivity to a video you recorded in your office.

This class is taught using Macintosh computers
Each participant is encouraged to bring a script (about 180 words) for their video, props, images, music, or PowerPoint slides.

Lunch is provided
50.00 stipend for participants

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Flip That Classroom (Windows): Creating Engaging Videos - Intermediate

Electronic Classroom - Basement Level of H-L Library, 08/04/2014 @ 9:00 AM (3.0 hrs.)

Thinking about creating online tutorials? In this workshop participants will create one-minute audio or video introductions of themselves or to a course and learn how to use Camtasia, a software tool that helps in adding features to a video like annotations, call outs and hyperlinks. Camtasia is useful if you want to:

-Create a screencast tutorial videos to show students how to run a calculation on the computer.
-Demonstrate the basics of a software application or web site
-Add narration to your Powerpoint presentation
-Record short videos for your students to view outside of class, or add some interactivity to a video you recorded in your office.

This class is taught using Windows computers
Each participant is encouraged to bring a script (about 180 words) for their video, props, images, music, or PowerPoint slides.

Lunch is provided
50.00 stipend for participants

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Introduction to Data Analysis with R

Kanbar 101, 06/23/2014 @ 9:00 AM (1.5 hrs.)

This workshop introduces R, a powerful programming language for statistical computing and data visualization. The workshop will consist of five 90 minute morning sessions on June 23rd-27th conducted by Assistant Professor of Mathematics Jack O’Brien. Each session will be followed by an optional half-hour hands-on open lab in which Eric Gaze, Director of the Quantitative Reasoning Program, and Andrew Currier, Education and Research Consultant in IT, will offer one-one-one assistance with the brief exercises assigned in each session.

Coffee provided
$200 stipend




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