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September 2014

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This three-part, hands-on series dives into the knowledge and skills that faculty need to begin constructing their own short films and documentaries. Technologies and techniques involved at every stage, from planning to post-production will…

HTML & CSS 2: Adding Style to Pages

Monday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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In this workshop, we’ll continue working with our simple, three-page website to explore various ways to add style and functionality to the page.
Workshop Topics
CSS basics
Div…

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Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org) demonstrates how simple, sparsely produced educational videos can make big educational impacts. This workshop walks faculty through the steps involved in creating Khan Academy-style screen captures using Camtasia and drawing tablets.…

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Teaching a fully online course with a synchronous component? Want to hold virtual office hours or exam reviews? Interested in having virtual meetings or inviting a speaker to your class…

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Teaching a fully online course with a synchronous component? Want to hold virtual office hours or exam reviews? Interested in having virtual meetings or inviting a speaker to your class who lives out of…

The Lie of the “Digital Native”

Monday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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It’s simply not true that all students possess the skills they need to succeed in online settings simply by virtue of having been born after a certain date. This seminar discusses the kinds of…

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Well-designed online classes offer a variety of ways for students to interact with instructors and each other. This workshop offers an overview of the tools available to facilitate rich and authentic online…

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Well-designed online classes offer a variety of ways for students to interact with instructors and each other. This workshop offers an overview of the D2L-related tools available to facilitate rich and authentic online interactions.

Creating Interactive Media with Captivate
Adobe Captivate makes it possible to take existing video footage & presentation material and add choose-your-own-adventure-style engagement. Such interactivity allows instructors to not only record what they do in face-to-face classroom or on-the-job settings but…

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Adobe Captivate makes it possible to take existing video footage & presentation material and add choose-your-own-adventure-style engagement. Such interactivity allows instructors to not only record what they do in face-to-face classroom or on-the-job settings…

Dreamweaver 2: Adding Style to Pages

Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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This workshop picks up where Dreamweaver 1 ended. We’ll take the simple, three-page website we created in Dreamweaver 1 and begin to improve the design and add style by using…

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Illustrator 2: Advanced Techniques and Tablets
Building on topics covered in Illustrator 1: Getting Started, this course will introduce more tools and techniques used to create digital art, including how…

Final Cut Pro

Tuesday 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

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Final Cut Pro is a Mac-based professional video editing tool. In this workshop, we’ll introduce you the basics you’ll need to get started.
Workshop Topics
Importing and sorting clips
The…

NVivo 1: Getting Started

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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When undertaking qualitative research, it doesn’t take long for things to get messy. You can quickly find yourself buried under interview transcripts, photographs, videos, memos, web sites, articles and other…

Setting Up Online Collaborative Work Spaces

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Digital technologies enable all kinds of online collaborations among students, faculty, and researchers. This seminar will offer an overview how collaborative projects can be integrated into work at Georgia State, including a discussion of…

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Formerly “Teaching with iPads,” this tap-along seminar offers a chance to discuss ways to integrate mobile devices, apps, and services into your teaching and assessment.
Prerequisites: None

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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…

Photoshop 3: Retouching Images

Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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In this workshop, we’ll introduce some techniques and tools used to touch up images in Photoshop.
Workshop Topics
Healing and color replacement
Clone stamp tool
Dodging and…

Hosting Virtual Guest Speakers

Thursday 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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Travel can be expensive, inconvenient, and sometimes impossible. However, Georgia State faculty members have access to all sorts of digital tools that can help bring experts into the classroom virtually. This seminar offers an…

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Apple’s free iBooks Author tool offers an easy-to-use way to build and export media-rich, interactive eTextbooks for iOS or Mac OSX. This workshop will walk through the steps involved in choosing templates, adding text…

eTextbooks with iBooks Author

Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Event Description:
iBooks Author is an Apple authoring platform for creating iBooks that
can be viewed on both iOS and OSX devices. The beautifully formatted
book templates can incorporate interactive diagrams, video,
presentations, galleries,…

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This workshop picks up where Creating eBooks with InDesign 1: Getting Started left off, introducing a variety of additional topics related to adding media and interactivity to eBooks.
Prerequisites: eTextbooks with InDesign 1: Getting…

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Building on topics covered in InDesign 1, this workshop will introduce additional formatting techniques that can be used to ensure consistent and predictable styling within and across documents.
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Logic Pro

Thursday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Logic Pro is an Apple-based professional audio production tool. If
you’ve ever used Garage Band and want to take your work to the next
level, you’ll love this workshop. In…

eLearning Content Construction Lab

Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Bring your own content to this open lab session. Instructional designers from the CII will be on hand to help faculty find and start using exactly the right tools and techniques to meet their…

Pro Tools

Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Event Description:
Pro Tools is a professional caliber audio production tool used in
broadcast, film and music production. Whether you’re just getting
started or have an existing project that needs some attention, we can

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This three-part, hands-on series dives into the knowledge and skills that faculty need to begin constructing their own short films and documentaries. Technologies and techniques involved at every stage, from planning to post-production will…

HTML & CSS 3: Page Layout

Monday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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In this session, we’ll explore various techniques used to lay out a page. We’ll start with a single-column layout and then use CSS to create distinct sections and columns.
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We at the CII encourage instructors to employ a variety of assessment types and to match assessments with pedagogical aims. Sometimes, a multiple-choice assessment is exactly the tool for the job. This seminar outlines…

Qualtrics

Monday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Event Description:
Qualtrics is a web-based tool for creating and administering surveys.
Qualtrics streamlines the creation of surveys and makes it easy to
distribute your survey to your class or research participants. This
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