Curricular EdTech Workshops

Are you interested in having EdTech staff come to your class or department to present deliver a digital skills workshop? Below is a list of sessions we have offered in the past. If you are looking for a subject not listed here, we can work with you to see how we can best meet your needs. Either way, contact us with the details including the subject, date, and how much time you have available and we’ll follow up as soon as we can.

Adobe Express - Introduction to Adobe Express: best practices, setting up an account, downloading and sharing (20-30 minutes)

Blogging - Covers the basics of blogging including best practices. Can be specific to Blogger or a more general look at blogging. Can be extended to include blog setup and demonstration (30-60 minutes)

Digital Storytelling - What is digital storytelling, what does it entail, and why it is an important skill for students?

Digital Portfolios - Digital portfolios have many uses in education such as showcasing creative work, demonstrating learning, reflecting on experiences, or starting to build a professional online identity. This workshop provides a brief overview of many freely available tools students can use to create a portfolio. 

Drones for Photography - An introduction to drone use for taking high-quality aerial photos. No license required.

Microsoft Excel - Covers foundation skills and basics including formulas, functions, and charts. Can easily customize to cover what’s required for a specific assignment (variable)

G Suite (Google Apps) Overview - Covers the basics of using Google tools such as Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, and Calendar. Can also be focused on specific skills such as collaboration, organization, or general usage tips. (30-60 minutes)

Podcasting Basics - How to edit and produce audio podcasts Presentations - Basics and best practice for using software to create and deliver effective presentations (30-45 minutes)

Social Media for Career Engagement - Tips for using social media to engage with your area of study outside of the classroom (60 minutes)

Story Maps - Introduction to Story Maps software and how it can be used to create digital projects. Can also include a walkthrough of functionality and importing maps from ArcGIS (30-60 minutes)

Video Editing - Introduction to the basics and best practices of video editing (30-60 minutes)

Virtual Reality Equipment & Apps - Hands-on demonstration of virtual reality apps and experiences (1-3 hours)

Where Should I Store My Stuff? - Overview of storage options at L&C, including recommendations and best practices (15-30 minutes)

Zoom - Introduction to our supported video conferencing tool: how to get started and what it can do (30-45 minutes)

Zotero - Getting started with Zotero bibliographic software. Covers basics of collecting, organizing, and exporting citations (30-60 minutes)