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  1. Creating Comics and Powtoons for InstructionThu, 31 Jul 2014 14:00:00 PDT
    This session will focus on several iPad and Mac apps for creating single/multiple panel comics and animations with ease. Instructional projects that can be easily accomplished by the instructor or students will be demonstrated using tools such as Bubble, Captions, Comic Life, ToonToolkit, Strip Design and PowToon. All participants in the session will be able to sign up for a free EDU license for PowToon plus 100 extra licenses for their colleagues at their institution. During the session, participants will participate in a brainstorming session to explore practical ideas for integrating comics and animation into online and classroom instruction. Attendees will also receive access to a cross-reference chart describing features and costs for each app and whether an Android version is also available. More...
  2. Classrooms on the go with GoogleFri, 01 Aug 2014 08:30:00 PDT
    Are you interested in putting materials such as prerequisites on Google Sites? Or maybe you want to raise the bar and provide prerequisites, engage in conversation and course activity, AND teach your entire class with the help of guest facilitators all through a single Google Site? No problem, even with no web building experience. In this session we will discuss a case study on a PowerPoint heavy class transformed into a flipped learning Google Sites supported class with no web designer involvement. We will then share ideas on turning meetings, short-term classes, and collaborative courses into Google Sites hosted courses. More...
  3. Give your best presentation performanceEvery time!Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:45:00 PDT
  4. Beginners guide to the iPad and iPhoneThu, 31 Jul 2014 08:30:00 PDT
    This roundtable discussion will begin with basic tips and tricks for new iPad and iPhone users (offered by the presenter) and then open the floor for participants to share their tips and ask questions. Both new and intermediate iPad and iPhone users are invited to participate. All participants are encouraged to bring their mobile device to the session. More...
  5. Tools for educational innovationFri, 01 Aug 2014 08:30:00 PDT
    How does an instructor keep abreast of educational technology changes and developments? What tools, apps and add-ins are available and how can they be used innovatively? This session will cover a variety of resources and tools that answer these two questions plus address how to pick the best tools for your instructional environment. More...
  6. Service learning in the online classThu, 31 Jul 2014 15:30:00 PDT
    Service learning (or community based learning) in the classroom is an opportunity for students to engage the curriculum in meaningful experiences that integrates academic goals while benefiting the community. Traditionally, this is accomplished through face-to-face classes participating as a whole class on one project over many hours. This presentation focuses on the uniqueness of the online class and will cover the basic elements of a service learning project, implementing a service learning project, and the techniques used for students to be successful in their projects. Aspects of developing community relationships within the academic discipline and the required paperwork for JCCC will also be covered. More...
  7. Learning is contagious: If we learn, they learn with us!Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:00:00 PDT
    Web 2.0 brings a whole new dimension to the old adage, "show, don't tell", and lets you step back and give students the opportunity to create and share their self-created productions anytime, anywhere, with a wide audience. This hands-on workshop will give you the opportunity to create engaging content to tempt the most discerning students. More...
  8. Introduction to accessible online contentThu, 31 Jul 2014 12:45:00 PDT
    This session touches on popular assistive technology used by people with disabilities and addresses some ways you can make documents, videos, and web sites more usable. Universal design concepts are stressed to show that making elements accessible to computer users with disabilities can often benefit the larger population of computer users. The University of Kansas recently created a website resource for faculty, staff, and students to address accessibility concerns. The website will be demonstrated as an example of a resource that might be useful for other institutions. More...
  9. Data visualization tools for the noviceFri, 01 Aug 2014 09:45:00 PDT
    Data visualization is the latest trend in presenting data in an enticing, visually pleasing and understandable form. This session will explore several easy to use tools for creating data visualizations based on data you provide. More...
  10. Basics of recording digital audioThu, 31 Jul 2014 12:45:00 PDT
    Learn some basic tips on what to look for when purchasing audio recording equipment, how to set up the equipment, how to integrate it with a computer, some high-quality and low price recording software available, and what kinds of interventions to ensure a good recording. Avoiding hums, crackles, or distortions in podcasts or lectures will be shared. More...