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September 2014

XSEDE HPC Big Data Monthly Workshop

Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center are pleased to announce a one day Big Data workshop, to be held September 2, 2014.
This workshop will focus on big data programming with Hadoop and Spark, as well as Urika training.…

Excel 2: Formulas and Functions

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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This workshop explores formulas, functions, and built-in tools that are useful when analyzing and extracting meaning from data. This class uses the Windows version of Excel, but there is significant overlap for…

New Faculty Seminar

Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Congratulations on your new faculty position at Georgia State! This discussion is meant to point you to the resources and tools you need to help you become an innovative teacher, scholar, and researcher. Come with your questions…

Helping Your Students Visualize Data

Wednesday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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The ability to organize and make sense of data and present findings is a crucial digital age skill, necessary for many students to not only understand and process difficult concepts but also develop the kinds of skills…

Photoshop 1: Getting Started

Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Adobe Photoshop is a powerful and expansive image editing and graphics creation tool. In this workshop, we’ll stick to the basics and create a simple graphic with text.
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Whether you’re just getting started on your audio production journey or have an existing project that needs some attention, we can help. Our audio production expert has real-world experience in the field and can…

Mac Basics

Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Never used a Mac before? This is the class for you! This workshop will cover the absolute basics you might need to know when making the switch from a PC, including keyboard…

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Electronic publishing offers a way to deliver highly customizable and interactive content to students in variety of affordable formats. This seminar outlines the evolving nature of the e-publishing landscape, highlighting possibilities, resources, and the affordances of various…

Windows Basics

Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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In this introductory class, learn the basics of using a computer running the Windows operating system.
Workshop Topics
Navigating Windows
Organizing Files
Installing programs
Finding programs
Prerequisites: None

Teaching with Edublogs

Thursday 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Edublogs is a WordPress-based blogging and website creation service that offers Georgia State faculty, staff, and students a free and easy way for students to share text-based and multimedia content online.
Workshop Topics
Integrate student blogs…

Digital Humanities Series

Friday 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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This series of seminars will discuss how teachers can approach their teaching and assessments in ways that encourage students to use digital tools and services to engage with course content, create media, and extend learning beyond the…

HTML & CSS 1: Getting Started

Monday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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HTML is the foundational grammar of the World Wide Web. Together with CSS, HTML provides the backbone for all web pages. In this class, we’ll introduce the core concepts of…

Screen Captures with Camtasia

Monday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Faculty interested in creating voiceover PowerPoints, software or process demonstrations, or otherwise capturing what happens on screen will be happy to discover in this click-along workshop how simple the process can be. Workshop topics include setting up…

Building eTexts in D2L

Monday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This workshop will discuss what D2L, the University’s easy-to-use learning management system, can and can’t do for faculty who want to (re)construct textbooks or course resources as eTexts. Tips and tricks for uploading and organizing materials, helping students navigate D2L…

Building eTexts in D2L

Monday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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This workshop will discuss what D2L, the University’s easy-to-use learning management system, can and can’t do for faculty who want to (re)construct textbooks or course resources as eTexts. Tips and tricks for uploading and organizing materials, helping…

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Facilitating and encouraging learning in online settings often requires faculty to rethink ways that they teach in more traditional, in-person, face-to-face settings. This seminar offers a forum to discuss the some techniques and resources that can promote…

D2L: Getting Started

Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Desire2Learn is the University System of Georgia’s central learning management system. If you are interested in the kinds of things that D2L and associated tools can do for you, this introductory overview…

D2L: Getting Started

Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Desire2Learn is the University System of Georgia’s central learning management system. If you are interested in the kinds of things that D2L and associated tools can do for you, this introductory overview is just what you need…

Creating Simulations with Captivate

Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Captivate is Adobe’s powerful eLearning content production tool. This workshops outlines the steps involved in creating software simulations that require interactivity, such as clicking or typing to advance slides, expose menus, or complete a process. Faculty wanting…

Creating Simulations with Captivate
Captivate is Adobe’s powerful eLearning content production tool. This workshops outlines the steps involved in creating software simulations that require interactivity, such as clicking or typing to advance slides, expose menus, or complete a process. Faculty…

Dreamweaver 1:Getting Started

Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Dreamweaver is Adobe’s powerful web development tool. If you’re looking to build websites from scratch, Dreamweaver offers a structured environment to help guide and organize your work. By the time…

Illustrator 1: Getting Started

Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Interested in creating graphic art or a custom logo? Illustrator is your tool. In this workshop, we’ll introduce you to Adobe’s powerful vector art creation tool.
Workshop Topics
Navigating…

Creating Online Conversation Spaces

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Creating Online Conversation Spaces
It’s true that online forums sometimes do less than encourage deep and respectful dialog. However, it would be a mistake to essentialize all online content as shallow and vapid. This seminar will offer techniques and tools…

Creating Online Conversation Spaces

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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It’s true that online forums sometimes do less than encourage deep and respectful dialog. However, it would be a mistake to essentialize all online content as shallow and vapid. This seminar will offer techniques and tools to…

Excel 3: Charts and Formatting

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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This workshop introduces participants to charting and formatting features in Excel, and walks participants through the process involved in adding Excel charts to Word documents and PowerPoint presentations. This class…

Audacity

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Audacity is a free, easy, open-source, and cross-platform audio editing tool. Whether you’re interested in creating ringtones, podcasts, or soundtracks, Audacity can help you get it done. This workshop will…

Photoshop 2: Adding Effects and Filters

Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Event Description:
Building on topics introduced in Photoshop 1, this workshop will dive into the world of adjustment layers, effects, and filters. The workshop will center on creating a custom flyer.
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Virtualizing Your Office Hours

Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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It is important that students who are not able to be present physically in office hours are still able to get the help they need. This seminar will discuss how office hours might be virtualized in ways…

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Are you a faculty member interested in creating and maintaining a personalized and professional web presence? Are you a student wanting a web portfolio? EduBlogs, a WordPress instance customized for…

Peer Review: Strategies and Tools

Thursday 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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Thoughtfully integrating peer review strategies can give students the prompt and frequent feedback they need without creating mountains of work for faculty. Having students to review and comment on peers’ work also promotes metacognition when reviewers return…

 
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