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Tuesday, May 30, 2006


Developing Agile Learning Objects

Instructor: Ruben R. Puentedura, Ph.D.
Founder and President, Hippasus

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: TBA
Rating: Introductory
Platform: PC
Cost: $100

While Learning Objects can transform education, faculty are frequently overwhelmed by the actual task of creating them. Agile Programming, a family of tools and practices designed to produce software swiftly, flexibly, and sustainably, can remedy this problem. We will explore the concepts from Agile Programming relevant to the Learning Object development cycle, focusing on the tools to be used and their real-world application, and demonstrating the actual development of a new object of two. Complete description & Instructor Bio

Brought to you by the SUNY Training Center, Academic Programs.


Be All You Can Be - Teach!

Instructor: Tara Gray
Director of the Teaching Academy
New Mexico State University

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: TBA
Rating: Introductory
Cost: $75

Every teacher should take specific, concrete steps to flourish in the classroom; however, these steps are not the same for everyone. In this workshop, Tara Gray presents her own twelve steps based on twenty years of full-time teaching. Complete description & Instructor Bio.

Brought to you by the SUNY Training Center, Academic Programs.


Universal Design of Instruction, Part A:
Creating course content with familiar Office tools

Instructors:
Norm Coombs, CEO
Equal Access to Software & Information (EASI)

Sharon Trerise, Coordinator of Accessible IT
Northeast ADA & IT Center, Cornell University

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Fenton 2162
Rating: Introductory
Platform: PC
Cost: $35

This workshop is for instructors, instructional design staff, and anyone else creating course content who has limited technical know-how and who wants to make their course materials universally accessible to all students, including students with disabilities. This hands-on session will concentrate on creating course content with familiar tools like Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Participants will discover that, in the process of designing universally accessible content, their material will be clearer and better for everyone. Complete description & Instructor Bios.

Brought to you by the Northeast ADA & IT Center, Cornell University.


Basic Concepts and Teaching Tools in Macromedia Flash

Instructor: Russell Kahn, Director, Master of Science in Information Design & Technology, SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Fenton 2164
Rating: Introductory
Platform: PC
Cost: $35

Attendees will learn the fundamentals of Macromedia Flash, a vector-based animation program. Students will learn the basics of animation, use of drawing and text tools, use of layers, creation of links to URL's, a simple ActionScript, and more. Complete description.


NOON

A box lunch will be provided for those attending a morning and an afternoon workshop.


Publish & Flourish

Instructor: Tara Gray
Director of the Teaching Academy
New Mexico State University

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: TBA
Rating: Introductory
Cost: $75

In this workshop, participants bring a rough draft of their own writing and learn a technique for getting meaningful feedback from others. Every scholar can become more prolific and these steps will show you how. Complete description & Instructor Bio.

Brought to you by the SUNY Training Center, Academic Programs.


Photoshop Layers: Designing complex images with organization and flexibility

Instructors:
Monica Carter, Instructional Media Designer
iMedia, University at Buffalo

Donald Trainor, Instructional Media Designer/Consultant
iMedia, University at Buffalo

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: McEwen 103
Rating: Intermediate
Platform: MAC
Cost: $35

The ability to use layers is one of the most powerful features of Photoshop, allowing users to organize their design work in a way that will increase the flexibility of making changes to an image. Learn to compose and manipulate images using layers in Photoshop. Complete description.


Universal Design of Instruction Part B:
Creating Accessible Content w/Dreamweaver and Adobe Acrobat

Instructors:
Norm Coombs, CEO
Equal Access to Software & Information (EASI)

Sharon Trerise, Coordinator of Accessible IT
Northeast ADA & IT Center, Cornell University

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fenton 2162
Rating: Introductory
Platform: PC
Cost: $35

This workshop is for instructors, web developers, instructional design staff and anyone else creating web content who wants to make their materials universally accessible to all students, including students with disabilities. This workshop will give you a hands-on opportunity to develop accessible web content using Adobe Acrobat and Macromedia Dreamweaver. Complete description.

Brought to you by the Northeast ADA & IT Center, Cornell University.


Integrating Video Into Your Online Course Using Macromedia Flash

Instructor: Greg Ketcham
Multimedia Instructional Designer, SUNY Oswego

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Fenton 2164
Rating: Intermediate
Platform: PC
Cost: $35

Video can be used to enhance online courses to provide content that is best explained visually, to assist visual learners by providing an alternate method of instruction, and to enhance a primarily text-based medium. This workshop will focus on how to acquire video, how to import acquired video into Flash, and how to create a Flash movie that acts as a video player. Complete description.


Podcasting: Creating podcasts and exploring pedagogical uses

Instructors:
Dr. Beth Harris, Director of Distance Learning
Fashion Institute of Technology

Dr. Steven Zucker, Associate Professor and Chairperson
Department of Art History, Fashion Institute of Technology

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: McEwen G26
Rating: Introductory
Platform: MAC
Cost: $35

Podcsting in higher education has become a critical new technology for delivering content in a format that our students already use everyday. Learn how to create, edit, and deliver a podcast in this hands-on workshop. Complete description.


CIT Welcome Reception - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Food will be provided for those attending workshops and arriving early to the Conference. Come socialize and network with your colleagues! Entertainment will also be provided.


Active Student Responding Using a Technology-Based Teaching & Course Enhancement Tool

Instructors:
Kathleen Gradel, Associate Professor
College of Education, SUNY Fredonia

Michael Jabot, Associate Dean
College of Education, SUNY Fredonia

Danielle Brogcinski, Research Associate
College of Education, SUNY Fredonia

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Fenton 2162
Rating: Introductory
Cost: $35

Engaging learners is a continual challenge for teachers across the P-16 grade level. We know that "the more actively engaged the learner is" the more likely she/he will master content, apply knowledge, and generalize skills.

This hands-on session will illustrate a way-cool technology tool that enables students to respond via total class engagement by usng a remote (TV-like) transmitter. The workshop will highlight options for higher education, and include reports on cross-discipline applications of the Classroom Performance System (CPS). Complete description.


Using ANGEL to Support Your Curriculum: Pedagogy and Practice

Instructors:
Connie PilatoInstructional Technologist/ANGEL Administrator, Jamestown Community College
William Penfold, Director of Instructional Computing, Jamestown Community CoMay 22, 2006April 25, 2006ory
Platform: PC
Cost: $35

This workshop will help participants examine both the process learning as well as on the looks and features within ANGEL that help faculty implement a student-centered model of learning. Complete description.


Working More Efficiently in Adobe Photoshop

Instructors:
Monica Carter, Instructional Media Designer
iMedia, University at Buffalo

Donald Trainor, Instructional Media Designer/Consultant
iMedia, University at Buffalo

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: McEwen 103
Rating: Intermediate
Platform: MAC
Cost: $35

Learn to use tools and techniques to make working in Photoshop easier and more efficient. Complete description.

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