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Fitting the Pieces Together: Pedagogy, Technology and Learning

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MONDAY, MAY 23, 2005


Convert Handouts to Web Pages

Instructor: Lynn Aaron
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Science II - 135
Rating: Introductory

This workshop is for faculty members who use Microsoft Word to create handouts and would like an easy and practical way to make the handouts available to their students on the World Wide Web. Complete description.

SLN 102: Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

Instructor: Robert Piorkowski
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Science II - 134
Rating: Introductory

Have you ever wondered what taking an online course was like? Are you interested in best practices in online teaching and learning? Have you ever thought about designing your own online course? Come take this workshop! Complete description.

Basic Concepts in Macromedia Flash

Instructor: Russell Kahn
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Locaton: West Pod, Science III-G13
Rating: Introductory

Attendees will learn the fundamentals of Macromedia Flash, a vector based animation program. In addition, the presenter will discuss some basic ways of using this powerful tool for electronic portfolios, class projects, dynamic presentations, as a tool in online classes, and as a drawing tool. Complete description.

Build Better Web Pages, Part One: XHTML

Instructor: Edward Skawinski
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Academic A-G04
Rating: Introductory

This workshop will explain the concepts and conventions of XHTML, outline the differences between XHTML and HTML 4.0 and discuss the practical benefits of XHTML. Complete description.

Designing Your Online Course

Instructor: Carol Bell
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Technical Training Center, LH-B71
Rating: Introductory

Explore the steps to creating an online or hybrid course that meshes with your pedagogical approach and keeps students actively involved in the learning process. Complete description.

Introduction to ArcView GIS (Geographic Information Systems)

Instructor: Kevin Heard
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Student Wing 205
Rating: Intermediate

This workshop is designed to introduce new users to ArcView GIS 3.2 and show some of its capabilities. No prior GIS experience is needed for this hands-on workshop. Complete description.

Building a Distance Learning Multimedia System

Instructor: Tera Doty
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Science II - 134
Rating: Introductory

The goal of this workshop is to give the participants a basic understanding of what elements are necessary to build a simple multimedia system for the purpose of creating distance-learning modules utilizing SofTV and Camtasia Studio. Complete description.

iLife Tools for the Creative Educator

Instructor: Peter McCoy
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: West Pod, Science III-G13
Rating: Introductory

Apple's iLife suite is a powerful new tool for capturing, editing and publishing sounds and images. Participants in this workshop will learn how to manipulate audio and video media and explore how these abilities are changing the way students think, work and learn. Complete description.

Build Better Web Pages, Part Two: Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Instructor: Edward Skawinski
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Academic A-G04
Rating: Introductory

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) define how different HTML elements, such as headers, text, and links appear in the browser or in other media. This hands-on session will guide learners as they create styles to define the layout and format of an existing HTML document. Complete description.

Improve Your Online Course!

Instructor: Alexandra M. Pickett and Peter Shea
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Academic A-G02
Rating: Advanced

The goal of this workshop is to provide you, the instructor of an online course, with the opportunity to assess teaching presence and class community in your online course, reflect on and evaluate your course and online teaching and learning experiences, and brainstorm revisions that will improve the teaching presence and sense of class community in your online course. Complete description.

Photoshop: Layers

Instructor: Monica Carter and Donald Trainor
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Technical Training Center, LH-B71
Rating: Intermediate

Compose and manipulate images using Layers in Photoshop. Complete a real world project that incorporates layer basics, layer masks, adjustment layers, and layer styles. Complete description.


TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2005


Instructional Modules as Learning Objects: A method for design

Instructor: Fabio Chacon
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Science II - 135
Rating: Advanced

Assuming general knowledge of course development, this workshop delineates a methodology for designing instructional modules as learning objects that can be shared and reused across multiple platforms. Modules are planned using knowledge mapping software tools. Complete description.

Academic Web Languages Using XML

Instructor: David Sher
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Science II-134
Rating: Intermediate

XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language - a language for creating web languages. This workshop will demonstrate several XML languages for academic website design, such as data display language and an XML language for bibliographies and resumes. Complete description.

Introducton to Vector Works - a CAD Program for Design

Instructor: Eugene Warner
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: West Pod, Science III-G13
Rating: Introductory

VectorWorks is one of the primary new CAD software tools. It has transformed the way designers, architects and engineers work. The demand for CAD instruction in the arts is increasing and students must be properly prepared for a future in design. This workshop will provide a survey of one CAD program. Complete description.

Using Video in Macromedia Flash

Instructor: Don Trainor and Monica Carter
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Academic A-G04
Rating: Intermediate

Flash MX and Flash MX 2004 allow users to add embedded video to their Flash files for playback on the Web. Participants will learn how to import video files, create a customized video player interface, and load external SWF files. Complete description.

MID Roundtable: 3rd Annual MID Continuous Improvement Meeting
(Closed Meeting - No Charge)

Instructor: Alexandra M. Pickett
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Academic A-G02
Rating: Advanced

This Closed Meeting serves as one of the contact points for SUNY Learning Network (SLN) campus MIDs. Discussions will cover a variety of administrative, technical, and pedagogical issues directly applicable to the work of the MIDs. Attendance by all campus MIDs is encouraged and expected. Complete description.

PowerPoint in the Classroom

Instructor: Tammy Flynn & Kitty Cummings
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Technical Training Center, LH-B71
Rating: Introductory

Whether you make it simple or more complex using graphics, animations, and preset functions, you should leave this hands-on workshop with the knowledge and experience to prepare and present your own PowerPoint presentations. Complete description.

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