Workshops

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Behind the Scenes: A Step-by-Step Guide to Video Production

Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Speaker: Andrew Baek

Producing a video can seem like a daunting task… but it doesn’t have to be! We will review the basic steps of the video production process, with live demonstrations of the tools and resources needed to complete a video from start to finish. This will also be an opportunity to gauge the interest in learning more about a particular step for future workshops.

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Process Improvement and Intent: The importance of continuous Self Study

Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Speaker: Jessica Whittemore

In your team culture, work processes, or course - do you intentionally seek feedback for improvement?  This workshop will present structured ideas for building process improvement into your work and life.

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Information Design for Education: Best Practices

Speakers: William Bottini and Maya Adam

Information design is the practice of presenting information in a way that fosters efficient and effective understanding.  This workshop will highlight powerful examples of conveying information for learning.

by request

Enhance Teaching and Learning with EdTech

Speakers: Erfan MojaddamKim Walker, Pauline Becker

Use tools to enhance your lectures, build online courses, or find innovative ways to engage your students. The EdTech team has the resources and expertise to help progress your teaching to the next level. This workshop will give you an overview of EdTech’s services and how you can partner with us to meet your teaching and learning goals.

This workshop can be offered at your departmental meeting by request.  Please contact us to arrange a time.

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Apr April 23 Tue 2019

Tidying Up Your PowerPoint: Presentation Design and Formatting Basics

Time: 1:00-2:15
Location: Lane Conference Room
Speaker: Deila Bumgardner

Learn how to turn your presentations from meh to marvelous! We will cover basic design theory and principles as well as some best practices for formatting your slides in Microsoft PowerPoint. Together we will explore before and after examples. We will also review some resources for further instruction, stock graphics and templates.  Please bring your laptop with PowerPoint to follow along.

Feb February 26 Tue 2019

Tidying Up Your Presentation

Time: 1:30-3:15pm
Location: LK101
Speakers: Deila Bumgardner and Erfan Mojaddam

Learn how to turn your presentations from meh to marvelous.   Through several before/after examples, see how keeping to a few simple principles can impact the learning experience of your students.  Then bring a presentation of your own to tidy up in consultation with EdTech staff!

Dec December 05 Wed 2018

Demystifying The Arcane World of Learning Analytics:
Using Data from the Tools You Use Every Day to Design More Effective Learning Experiences

Time: 12:30-1:30pm
Location: LK130
Speakers: Pauline Becker, Britt Carr, Sharon F. Chen, Michael McAuliffe, Erfan Mojaddam, Irina Russell, Darren Salmi, Jessica Whittemore

The  EdTech tools you use every day collect data that can be used to inform your teaching. Learning analytics is “the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning  and the environments in which it occurs” (Wikipedia). To many, learning analytics remains an arcane science without a concrete sense of immediate applicability. In this panel, faculty and staff will show current examples of how learning data from Canvas, Ilios, Tableau, Nearpod, Mediasite, and other tools are being used to help design more effective learning experiences. We’ll also show our vision for tools in development and discuss common barriers to use and student privacy concerns.

Aug August 21 Tue 2018

Cool Tools for Teachers: Nearpod and Poll Everywhere

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Location: Alway M112 - 63
Speaker: Erfan Mojaddam

Engage your learners during presentations and give every attendee a voice using Nearpod and Poll Everywhere. This will be a hands-on session using two active learning tools: Nearpod and Poll Everywhere. The session will cover polling, real-time assessments, and interactive presentations. Interested Attendees will receive a Nearpod and Poll Everywhere account at the end of the session. Please bring a device (laptop, tablet, or smartphone) for the best learning experience.

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