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May 22nd, 2015

  • 10:30am - 11:45am: Teaching with Tablets
    Come and hear how faculty are using tablets in the classroom. Discuss how and when the use of tablets might enhance the teaching and learning processes in your classroom.
  • 10:30am - 11:45am: Student Multimedia Collaborative Projects
    Come brainstorm with colleagues on innovative methods, tips, tools, and tricks for giving students opportunities to express their ideas in new and exciting ways. We’ll discuss scaffolding, assessment, rubrics, visualizations, images, video, and instructional strategies. Come to reinvigorate current projects or brainstorm something new!
  • 10:30am - 11:45am: What’s Next for Big Data at LC?
    Join us to discuss how to best move forward with big data at L&C. Let’s review the list of challenges and opportunities identified over the course of the week. Are there quick solutions to specific challenges? Opportunities and resources we can use? Specific expertise we need to develop?
  • 10:30am - 11:45am: Digitize!
    We all have collections of photos and slides, films and videotapes, and cassette tapes and records that we’d love to have copies of in digital form, but how to go about it? In this hands-on workshop you can explore digitization options available here on campus.  Bring an item that you’d like to immortalize digitally, e.g. that sweet mixtape from ’85.  Sorry–no 8-tracks.
  • 9:00am - 10:15am: Quick Bytes: Managing Media
    Managing media using Handbrake, your mobile device, and Google Drive.
  • 9:00am - 10:15am: Quick Bytes: Polling Students
    The proliferation of mobile devices has made it easier than ever to get instantaneous feedback and conduct on-the-fly assessment. We’ll look at the trade-offs of cloud-based tools like Poll Everywhere, SurveyMonkey, and Google Forms, discuss possible applications in a variety of teaching scenarios, and consider how to implement these strategies inclusively and equitably.
  • 9:00am - 10:15am: Quick Bytes: Beyond the Basics with Discussion Forums

    We’ll take a look at three online discussion options: Piazza, Moodle Discussion Forums, and Google Groups, examining their key features and functionality.

  • 9:00am - 10:15am: Quick Bytes: Research and Notes Online
    Research and Notes Online: Social Bookmarking, Google Scholar, Evernote

May 21st, 2015

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: Innovative Technology Speed Dating
    There is so much technology out there that it is really hard to stay on top of it all.  Want to learn just a little bit about a lot of things? Well this is the session for you!  Come and chose your table and innovative technology topic.  You will have time to discuss that topic with an IT professional for ten minutes before you move on to the next table and topic.  Get a quick introduction about various technology.  Some of the topics may include Flipped/Hybrid Classrooms, Virtual Reality, Wearable Technology and much more!
  • 10:30am - 11:45am: Sound Design for Multimedia Projects
    From sweeping scores to rimshots, sound enhances and informs our perception, yet it is often overlooked in the development of academic multimedia projects. Learn the basics of good sound design, and how to use software such as audacity and garageband to add sound effects, audio clips and underscoring to enhance projects.