August 2018 Workshops

Check out the August 2018 Academic Technology workshop schedule.  Click on the session for a full description and RSVP link. If you would like to see them in a list format, click the AGENDA button at the top right of the calendar.(click here if calendar does not load)
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Canvas Workshops – Dec, 2017 – Jan, 2018

Embedded below is a calendar with the workshops available for Dec, 2017 and January, 2018. Click on the session for a full description and an RSVP link. If you would like to see them in a list format, click the AGENDA button at the top right of the calendar.(click here if calendar does not load)
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Summer Trainings

We will be using several Friday mornings this summer to offer a series of hand on iPad training sessions. Each session will focus on an app or a theme, and will be presented live then archived online as well. These sessions will take place from 9:30-11:30:
 
Explain Everything – June 9th – LSB 357
Notability – June 23rd – LSB 357
Baiboard(pronounced bye-board) – July 14th – Hospitality Suite/POST Center
iBooks/iBook Author – July 28th – Hospitality Suite/POST Center
Canvas – New Teacher App and Workflow – Aug 11th – Hospitality Suite/POST
Center
– Revamping syllabi, preparing for semester – Aug 18th – Hospitality Suite/POST
Center
 
No RSVP required, come if you are available and bring your iPads!

Spring Workshops

To sign up for any of these workshops, please use this RSVP link or  visit:  Spring 2017 Acad Tech Workshops

Extend Your Classroom with Canvas Conferences — NEW

Would you like to invite an off-site expert to “join” you in class? Are you teaching a course with remote and onsite students?  Join us to learn how to setup and use classroom audio-visual equipment with Canvas Conferences so that off-site participants are able to see and listen to same content and have a shared “real-time” conversation with campus-based students.        Instructors: Tom Majkut, Jane Tutein

Date: Thur, Feb 16                   Time: 2:00 – 3:00                    Location: Halle Library Room 119

Collaboration in the Classroom – Part 1 – Introduction

This session will focus on the What, When, and Why of collaboration with technology in the classroom. We will discuss the various tools available, best case scenarios and tips for success when you have students collaborate.  Instructor: Eric Chamberlin

Date: Mon, Feb 27                  Time: 3:00 – 4:00                     Location: Halle Library Room 119

Collaboration in the Classroom – Hands on Lab

A hands-on lab session which will include using collaboration tools, set up, delivery and follow through. We will focus on the Google Productivity Suite(Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides), but the methods and workflow can be applied to Microsoft and Apple products as well. Participants can bring their own device, or you may use the lab computers. Instructor: Eric Chamberlin

Date: Wed, March 1                Time: 3:00 – 4:00                    Location: Halle Library Room 119

Increase Student Engagement Using Classroom Assessment Tools — NEW

Engage students while assessing their learning using online polls, knowledge-check questions, exit tickets and quiz games. In this session, we will review free digital tools and apps, discuss practical uses in the classroom, and get hands-on experience with Socrative, Kahoot, Poll Everywhere and Google Forms. You may bring your own device (BYOD) or use the lab computers. Instructor: Jane Tutein

Date: Tue, March 7                 Time: 11:00 -12:00                 Location: Halle Library Room 119

Introduction to Yuja

This session will introduce users to YuJa, Endicott’s cloud-based media storage and distribution solution. We will cover the basics, including how to upload a video, use the auto captioning tool and make it available to your audience.  YuJa can be used by faculty to post videos for their students, as well as departments that have videos they want to make available to the Endicott community or the outside world. Participants are encouraged to bring a video they would like to add to YuJa. Instructor: Eric Chamberlin

Date: Wed, March 8               Time: 3:00 – 4:00                     Location: Halle Library Room 119

Date: Thur, April 6                   Time: 11-12 Or 2-3                 Location: Halle Library Room 119

iPad Pro Demo – “This is not your father’s iPad” — NEW

The Technology Enhancement Initiative at Endicott College includes the iPad Pro, Smartcover keyboard and Apple Pencil. This solution has proven to be incredibly powerful and has many uses both in the hands of the professor as well as the students. This is an opportunity to come hear about this program, the iPad Pro setup and to try it out for yourself. Instructor: Eric Chamberlin

Date: Wed, March 22             Time: 11-12 Or 2 – 3               Location: AC Conf Room 222

Date: Tue, March 28               Time: 2:00 – 3:00                    Location: LSB 349 Boardroom

Date: Wed, March 29              Time: 1- 2  Or 3-4                   Location: VPAC Spencer Gallery

Save Time and Improve Results using Online Peer Review Tools — NEW

Do you have students assess written work, projects, and presentations of peers during class time and outside of class time? Are you looking for tools to streamline peer review workflow? In this hands-on session, we will explore Canvas tools (peer review and rubrics) and Google Forms to help you integrate, automate and improve peer assessment in your course. Instructor: Jane Tutein

Date: Thur, March 30             Time: 12:30 – 1:30                 Location: Halle Library Room 119

Fall Workshops

With the Fall semester underway, we wanted to pass along news about upcoming Academic Technology  workshops.  See the schedule below or access the workshop schedule from Endicott’s website.         

Collaboration in the Classroom – Introduction

This session will focus on the What, When, and Why of collaboration with technology in the classroom. We will discuss the various tools available, best case scenarios and tips for success when you have students collaborate. 

Date: Wednesday, October 19     Time: 3:15 – 4:30 pm    Location: Halle Library Lab 105

Collaboration in the Classroom – Hands on Lab

A hands on lab session which will include using collaboration tools, set up, delivery and follow through. We will focus on the Google Productivity Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides), but the methods and workflow can be applied to Microsoft and Apple products as well. Participants can bring their own device, or you may use the lab computers.

Date: Thursday, October 20      Time: 3:15 – 4:30 pm     Location: Halle Library Lab 105

Exploring Tools for Formative Assessment

Implementing classroom assessment strategies using interactive presentations, online polls and knowledge-check questions, and quiz games is easier than ever with free digital tools and apps. We will review the various tools, discuss and share practical uses in the classroom, and get hands-on experience with four tools: Socrative, Kahoot, Poll Everywhere, and Nearpod.

Date: Tuesday, October 25     Time: 3:15 – 4:30 pm      Location: Halle Library Lab 105

Creating Interactive Images with ThingLink

Interested in learning about ThingLInk, an interactive image platform for students and teachers to create interactive digital content based on images and adding rich media elements? In this session, you will learn how your colleagues are using Thinglink for student assignments and get hands-on experience building your own Thinglink to tell a story, explain a concept, or teach a lesson.

Date: Thursday, November 10     Time:  3:15 – 4:30 pm      Location: Halle Library Lab 105

Introduction to S.A.M.R. Model (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition)

The S.A.M.R. model guides educators in designing technology-integrated units to transform the learning environment. It is also a reflective tool for teachers to fine-tune their practices and pedagogy that involve technology. We will review the S.A.M.R. model and look at several examples of how this model can be applied to projects in your classroom.

Date: Monday, Nov 14   Time: 3:15 – 4:15 pm   Location: Spencer Presentation Gallery, VPAC 116

To sign-up for any of these workshops, please use this  RSVP form

We hope to see you there!
Eric Chamberlin and Jane Tutein