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September – October 2014

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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Qualtrics

Monday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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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
workshop…

Access 1: Tables and Forms

Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Access is Microsoft’s powerful relational database tool. This workshop introduces participants to core database concepts and explores best practices in database construction. The basics of form creation are also introduced.

D2L:Assessing Student Progress

Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Instructors exploring online course management solutions can choose from a variety of student assessment tools. This workshop explores ways to streamline the grading process and provide students useful and prompt…

Rethinking PowerPoint

Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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PowerPoint can be a lot more than (too much) text on a slide. In this
workshop, we’ll explore ways to integrate a variety of media into your
PowerPoint presentations. We’ll…

Illustrator 2: Creating Logos

Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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A great logo can set your organization or business apart, creating a
distinct and recognizable brand. In this workshop, we’ll work through
the basics of logo design and construction in…

PowerPoint: Creating Research Posters

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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This workshop was developed to help you shine at your next poster presentation. In this workshop, we’ll cover the poster creation process from initial design to printing. This class uses…

NVivo 2: Exploring Your Data

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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This workshop picks up where NVivo 1 leaves off and continues to explore ways to organize, analyze, and present your qualitative research data. The workshop also covers how to build…

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We’ll start each session with a very brief introduction to the topic and
then open up the session to exploration. Exchange instructional
designers will be on hand to troubleshoot or learn with…

Excel 1: Getting Started

Thursday 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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This workshop introduces participants to the basics of Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software. This class uses the Windows version of Excel but there is significant overlap for Mac users.
Workshop Topics
Navigating Excel

iMovie

Thursday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Part of Apple’s iLife suite for the Mac, iMovie offers a quick and easy way to create high quality videos. If you’re interested in doing anything from creating YouTube videos…

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SketchUp is a 3D modeling software that is free and easy to use.
Architects and other designers use SketchUp to plan and model their 3D
visions for the physical world.…

Audition

Thursday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Audition
Part of the Adobe Create Suite, Audition is a professional cross-platform audio editing application. In this workshop, you will experience an integrated audio-for-video workflow using Audition to enhance the audio for…

Beyond the Lecture Series #1

Thursday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Beyond the Lecture
Even if you consistently deliver great lectures, lectures are not always the best way to promote deep student engagement with course content or collaboration among peers. This series of seminars offers a forum to entertain new ways…

GarageBand

Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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GarageBand is a simple, fun, and powerful tool for creating music. You can record your own instruments and vocals or use the thousands of copyright free sound files that Apple provides. This workshop shows…

SPSS

Monday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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SPSS Statistics is a powerful application that can read and analyze data as well as generate reports and graphs. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to define variables, enter data,…

Qualtrics 2

Monday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Event Description:
Building on topics introduced in Qualtrics 1, this workshop will guide you through the advanced features of the Qualtrics survey.
Workshop Topics
Styling surveys
Advanced survey building
Creating panels
Advanced reporting

Access 2: Queries and Reports

Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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This workshop walks through the steps involved in writing queries to extract meaning from databases. We will also introduce quick ways to generate reports.
Workshop Topics
Relationships
Primary and foreign…

After Effects

Tuesday 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Adobe After Effects is primarily used for creating motion graphics and visual effects. After Effects allows users to animate, alter and create media in 2D and 3D space, using various…

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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…

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Tableau Desktop is a powerful application that analyzes data in a simple interface with many advanced visualizations. Users can quickly view their data from many different perspectives without a great deal of…

Excel 2: Formulas and Functions

Thursday 9:00 am - 10:30 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…

Photoshop 1: Getting Started

Thursday 11:00 am - 12:30 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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Prezi

Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Prezi is an engaging, cloud-based presentation and storytelling tool that allows easy collaboration and sharing across a variety of devices. If you’re interested in a slick and easy alternative to PowerPoint, you…

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Building on topics introduced in Sketchup 1, this workshop will guide you through the creation of precision drawings.
Workshop Topics
· Advanced Components
· The Scenes tool
· Follow Me

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…

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Part of Adobe’s Creative Suite, InDesign is a powerful layout and publication tool useful for a wide variety of applications, especially the publication of multi-page documents such as newsletters, magazines,…

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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…

Building eTexts in D2L

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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…

D2L: Getting Started

Wednesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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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…

 
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