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CaseLearns: Understanding RSS Feeds (November 12, 2010)

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CaseLearns: Understanding RSS Feeds
November 12, 2010
1:00pm-2:00pm
This class session will be offered totally online using Adobe Connect. It will consist of a presentation, including time for questions from participants. Registration will close 48 hours before the scheduled time, so that email invitations can be sent with log-in instructions. Learn about RSS and how it has changed the information world. We will explore what options are available to access RSS feeds (readers or aggregators), how KSL and Case are using RSS feeds, and look at various RSS feeds and other resources available for free on the Internet or within our library databases.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Understanding RSS Feeds (October 28, 2010)

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CaseLearns: Understanding RSS Feeds
October 28, 2010
11:00am-Noon
This class session will be offered totally online using Adobe Connect. It will consist of a presentation, including time for questions from participants. Registration will close 48 hours before the scheduled time, so that email invitations can be sent with log-in instructions. Learn about RSS and how it has changed the information world. We will explore what options are available to access RSS feeds (readers or aggregators), how KSL and Case are using RSS feeds, and look at various RSS feeds and other resources available for free on the Internet or within our library databases.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Second Life Various Classes

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Introduction to Second Life: Educational Uses of 3D Virtual Learning Environments
October 19, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
In this workshop you will be introduced to the 3D virtual world of Second Life. You will see examples of highly successful immersive virtual learning environments for simulations, role play, foreign language practice and real-time meetings. For learning activities that require greater privacy, you will also learn about CWRU’s own private Second Life environment. Brainstorming possible uses of both of these immersive learning environments in and out of the classroom will be encouraged.

Advanced Second Life: Incorporating Immersive Learning Environments into the Curriculum
November 3, 2010
9am-noon
This hands-on workshop will get you up and going in the public and private Second Life platform. You will create an avatar, learn how to move around and communicate in this 3D virtual world. We will explore the Case “islands” and learn how to use the environments that are already available. A tour of Case’s private Second Life will also be conducted.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Screencasting

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CaseLearns: Screencasting
October 18, 2010
2pm-5pm
Ever wonder how people record what is happening on their computer, like those online tutorials or recorded PowerPoint presentations with narrations? Screencasting allows you to do just that! Participants in this session will learn the fundamentals and concepts of screencasting using Camtasia.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Digital Images Various Classes

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CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 1
October 12, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Learn the fundamentals of digital imaging: everything from resolution and file formats to digital cameras and scanners. This workshop covers fundamental vocabulary, concepts, and theory needed to be successful in Photoshop. This session is required for those who want to take Digital Images - Parts 2, 3, and 4.

CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 2
October 14, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Participants will learn how to navigate Photoshop and to learn to perform basic image editing such as cropping, advanced rotation, and the elusive “levels” feature. Even those with some experience will learn some tricks from the advanced workflow. Please DO NOT register for this class if you have not taken Digital Images - Part 1.

CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 3
October 19, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Moving beyond basic workflow, this workshop covers the filter tools, painting tools, and selection tools (including blemish correction). Please DO NOT register for this class if you have not taken Digital Images - Part 1 and 2.

CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 4
October 21, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Layers! The heart of Photoshop is in using multiple layers! This workshop will cover layers and advanced Photoshop projects.
Please DO NOT register for this class if you have not taken Digital Images Part - 1, 2, and 3.

CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 1
November 15, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
This session is required for those who want to take Digital Images - Parts 2, 3, and 4.

CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 2
November 17, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Please DO NOT register for this class if you have not taken Digital Images - Part 1.

CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 3
November 23, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Please DO NOT register for this class if you have not taken Digital Images - Part 1 and 2.

CaseLearns: Digital Images: Part 4
November 24, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Please DO NOT register for this class if you have not taken Digital Images Part - 1, 2, and 3.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Various Dreamweaver Classes

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Dreamweaver CS4: Introduction
October 13, 2010
1pm-4pm
Learn the basics of creating web pages with this powerful software program. Become familiar with many of the program’s features by building a fictional web site.

Dreamweaver CS4: Intermediate
October 18, 2010
1pm-4pm
Introduce advanced features into your site. Designed for users that already have a fundamental working knowledge of Dreamweaver.

Dreamweaver CS4: Advanced
November 1, 2010
9am-4pm
Adobe Dreamweaver provides a set of built-in tools that you can use to work with databases: connect to data sources, pull data out, put data in, search, and report results. This course will walk users through this process. The concepts used are similar regardless of the technology used: i.e., PHP, ASP, ColdFusion; demonstrating once again why Dreamweaver is a powerful application for working with your web sites. This course assumes you are familiar with databases and a somewhat more savvy than average computer user. Note, also, that this course will not discuss how to create a relational database, nor will it teach how to use any particular server side technology (other than what is necessary to accomplish the given task). Given time, this course will also look at Dreamweaver CS4’s implementation of Adobe’s Spry (a version of AJAX–asynchronous javascript and XML) and utilizing XML datasources.

Dreamweaver CS4: Introduction
November 30, 2010
9am-noon
Learn the basics of creating web pages with this powerful software program. Become familiar with many of the program’s features by building a fictional web site.

Dreamweaver CS4: Intermediate
December 6, 2010
9am-noon
Introduce advanced features into your site. Designed for users that already have a fundamental working knowledge of Dreamweaver.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Multimedia Authoring (2 opportunities)

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CaseLearns: Multimedia Authoring
October 13, 2010
2:00pm-5:00pm

CaseLearns: Multimedia Authoring
December 8, 2010
2:00pm-5:00pm

Creating your own interactive multimedia experience can be rich and rewarding. Pachyderm is an easy-to-use multimedia authoring tool designed for people who have little or no multimedia authoring experience. It’s accessed through a web browser and is as easy to use as filling out a web form. Authors upload their own media (images, audio clips, and short video segments) and place them into pre-designed templates, which include built-in functionality for playing video and audio, linking to other templates, and other features.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Video Various Classes

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CaseLearns: Introduction to Digital Video
October 10, 2010
1:30pm-3:30pm
In this concept based workshop you will learn the fundamentals of digital video: everything from codecs to distribution. Learn how to capture video, perform basic editing and encoding, incorporate your video into PowerPoint or post to YouTube. Even those with some experience will learn new tricks.

CaseLearns: Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Elements
October 17, 2010
1:30pm-4:30pm
This intensive workshop is designed to teach the complete fundamentals of video editing using Adobe Premiere Elements including titling, transitions, voice-over audio, and special effects.

CaseLearns: Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro: Part 1
November 1, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
This intensive 2-part workshop is designed to teach the complete fundamentals of video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro (now available for download on the software center) including titling, transitions, voice-over audio, and special effects.

CaseLearns: Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro: Part 2
November 3, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm
Part 2 of the 2-part workshop on Adobe Premiere Pro (now available for download on the software center). Please DO NOT register for this class if you have not taken Premiere Pro - Part 1.

CaseLearns: Creating Effortless and Cost-free Video Lectures
November 8, 2010
10:00am-noon
Nowadays, the demand for pre-recorded lecture media has increased rapidly. In this workshop, you will be introduced to several user-friendly and cost-free tools for developing short media clips within minutes. These clips can be used as supplemental learning materials. At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to produce a 5 minute media clip that can be posted online or sent to students via email.

CaseLearns: Introduction to Digital Video
November 8, 2010
2:00pm-4:00pm

CaseLearns: Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Elements
November 11, 2010
2:00pm-5:00pm

CaseLearns: Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Elements
December 6, 2010
2:00pm-5:00pm

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.


CaseLearns: Basics of Blogging

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CaseLearns: Basics of Blogging
October 12, 2010
10:30am-Noon
Learn about blogs, their various uses, and best practices to implementing your own blog. Explore various examples in action. Hands-on will get you started on Blog@Case and/or other alternatives like Blogger.

To see the full schedule and sign-up, please visit the CaseLearns webpage.