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Audio Narrated PowerPoint

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Description:
Attendees will learn how to make audio narrated power points using Jing and Screen-Cast-Omatic. This has a multitude of uses, from being able to give lectures online, to creating how-to videos, such as showing students how to find articles for a paper. This will allow professors to create a more personalized online presence to improve student retention and performance. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Working knowledge of PowerPoint
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, April 06, 2015, 12:30 PM
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Thursday, April 23, 2015, 04:45 AM
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E-Publish with Bookemon

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Description:
Participants will be introduced to ideas for transforming group and class projects into meaningful and interesting activities. The session will also include a demonstration of how to access and use Bookemon, provide examples of successful projects, and allow participants the opportunity for hands-on experience. Great for collaborative work and project-based learning. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, March 25, 2015, 02:00 PM
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Excel Charting

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Description:
Learn how to plot and format data in Excel workbooks in column charts and pie charts. Separate charts or keep them in the worksheets with the data being plotted. Create quick charts with one key, and define which type of chart to create with this method. Breakout pie, scatter, radar, bar, line charts will be briefly covered. two 1 1/2-hour sessions. Dates: March 26 & April 2, 2:45-4:15 p.m. Registers you in both classes. Must take both.
Prerequisite(s):
Excel I or Basic knowledge of spread sheets.
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, March 26, 2015, 02:45 PM
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Excel Macros

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Description:
Do you find yourself clicking and typing to perform the same tasks frequently? Macros are recordings of keystrokes and mouse clicks that perform a task. After recording the steps for a task, you "run" the macro and all the steps are done. This can save so much time, from simple formatting to calculating. Note: Visual Basic coding is not taught in this class. NOTE: this workshop is a 2 session requirement, 90 minutes each. Registering signs you up for both classes which will take place on Mondays, March 23 & 30th, 10-11:30 a.m.
Prerequisite(s):
Excel 1 or good working knowledge of Excel
Able to create formulas
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:00 AM
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Excel Pivot Tables

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Description:
Use pivot tables to make large, complex sets of data more understandable and easier to comprehend at a glance. You can quickly change the layout to see limitless use of the data as well as count items, see sums, averages, and quickly calculate percentages. Registers you for part 1 and 2, April 8 & 15 10-12 pm. Must attend both.
Prerequisite(s):
Excel From the Beginning or working knowledge.
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, April 08, 2015, 10:00 AM
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File & Folder Management in Windows 7

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Description:
Learn how to create and organize your folders and files as well as copy, move, rename, delete and find your files. 1 hr.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, April 13, 2015, 01:45 PM
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Gamification: Creating a Review Game

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Description:
Attendees will be shown different options of creating a game to review for an exam. They will be shown how to use a powerpoint template to create the review game as well as http://flipquiz.me/. It is suggested that they bring in material that they could use to create the game, that way they can begin to create a review game during that session that can be used in class. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of PowerPoint and the Internet. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
For Faculty
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, March 09, 2015, 12:30 PM
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iPad Apps in the Classroom

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Description:
This workshop will highlight some of the great apps available to educators including Docs to Go, CourseSmart, Dropbox and more, showing you exactly how to make use of all the iPad has to offer. (FACULTY ONLY)
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:00 AM
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Lunch & Learn: Adaptive Learning

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Description:
Students today enter college with different skills and abilities, and all are expected to reach the same finish line. Adaptive learning provides students with personalized learning resources that address each student’s specific needs. Using adaptive learning resources not only improves student success but reduces an instructor’s workload as well. The product showcased is by Pearson in the areas of science, engineering and math. 1 hr. 15 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 03:50 PM
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Moodle & Respondus to Create Exams

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Description:
Do you have quizzes typed in MS Word that need to be batch uploaded to a Moodle course? Learn how to use Respondus to easily upload existing quizzes or create new Moodle quizzes from publisher test banks. 90 minutes
Prerequisite(s):
TWEP or Web Enhance Your Course Workshop
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 10:00 AM
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Moodle: Assignment Activities

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Description:
Participants will be able to distinguish among the four basic assignment types, create assignments, specify grading options, add instructions and documents relevant to each assignment, and display assignment links in the course calendar. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
TWEP or Web Enhance Your Course Workshop
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, March 04, 2015, 03:15 PM
This workshop has been cancelled.

Moodle: Readspeaker Gives a Voice to your e-Materials

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Description:
Readspeaker allows students to listen to materials from their Moodle Course. This helps students with learning disabilities, visual impairments and second language challenges. To listen to the text students simply click the play button to read the text on any device. 30 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Must have a Moodle course.
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 11:00 AM
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Moodle:Grade Book

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Description:
Participants will be able to configure a course grade book using one or more of the following aggregation methods: mean, simple-weighted mean, weighted mean, or sum, of grades. They will be able to create Grade categories, enter grades for assignments, and select the optimal aggregation method for their Course Syllabus. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
TWEP or Web Enhance Your Course Workshop
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:45 AM
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OER: Captivate Your Students Using Open Edu. Resources

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Description:
Gaining our students' full attention in the digital world is challenging. Find out how we can leverage OERs to move beyond traditional course resources (books, articles, videos, etc…) and enhance our courses. This session will focus on finding, choosing, and using interactive open educational resources in order to gain our students' full attention. These resources allow us to further engage our students with hypermedia, decision-making activities, and learner assessment/feedback tools. We will also explore how interactive OERs (tutorials, games, & simulations) can help motivate, as well as address gaps in student learning. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, April 13, 2015, 12:30 PM
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OER: Create Learning Centered Collections to Enhance Student Engagement

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Description:
The "digital shift" presents the academic library with an unprecedented opportunity to evolve our library collections from primarily passive resources to more interactive open educational resources like online tutorials, modules, games, and simulations. These interactive OERs are emerging as critical course content for web-enhanced, blended, fully online courses, as well as MOOCs. Learn how librarians can become key partners with faculty and instructional technologists/designers in providing access to these resources for their community as well as enhance their own instructional efforts. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, April 13, 2015, 02:00 PM
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Pinterest for Everyone!

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Description:
This online bulletin board has many uses such as polling opinions using a picture survey, planning a business trip, or webinar where pictures can be posted from different buildings or participating schools. It could also be used for a family tree, recipes, hobbies, or planning an event such as a wedding. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, March 04, 2015, 11:00 AM
There are no available seats for this workshop.

PowerPoint Animations

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Description:
Learn to incorporate multi-media into your PowerPoint presentation such as adding transitions, sound, and animations. Inserting sound clips and different effects will also be shown. Pre-requisite: Knowledge of PowerPoint or PowerPoint from the Beginning workshop. 2 hrs.
Prerequisite(s):
Familar with PowerPoint
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, April 20, 2015, 10:00 AM
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PowerPoint from the Beginning

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Description:
Do you hardly use PowerPoint and would like to learn the basics? Perhaps you have PowerPoint presentations but would like a good foundation to build slides. This 2 session workshop will fill in the gaps. (requires a 2 session commitment, March 5 & 12, 1:45-3:45 p.m. This reg. signs you up for both sessions 2 hours each)
Prerequisite(s):
Familiar with Word 2007.
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, March 05, 2015, 01:45 PM
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PowerPoint: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

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Description:
Prevent Death by PowerPoint! Learn how to create interesting and inviting PowerPoint presentations that awe your students and colleagues. We will discuss ways to keep your audience awake and involved and will review some basic guidelines for creating better presentations. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
experience devel. pp presentations
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 01:15 PM
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Query Writing I

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Description:
Users will learn about writing basic queries, query statement concepts and where to find information in Colleague that will help them write queries using Colleague Web UI 4.4. A small quiz will be given to assess learning. 90 min
Prerequisite(s):
for Colleague users who currently use queries.
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 02:00 PM
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Thursday, April 09, 2015, 10:00 AM
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