May 2013 New Media Faculty Development Workshops
Kelvin Smith Library and the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities invite you to register for two hands-on faculty development workshops facilitated by Digital Learning & Scholarship’s Creative New Media Officer, Jared Bendis, and Baker-Nord's Digital Humanities Manager, Lee Zickel.
Throughout the Spring 2013 semester, a diverse group of faculty attended a 13-week New Media Literacy reading seminar that was aimed at changing the way people think about media. In contrast, these hands-on workshops are about both thinking and doing.
Both workshops are free to attend, but space is strictly limited to 12 participants per series. Don't be shy! Everyone has the ability to attend these workshops if you are willing to take the time.
If you are interested in attending either series or have any questions, please email Jared Bendis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Internet Tools Workshop
Monday, May 20 & Tuesday, May 21
9:00am — 5:00pm each day
During this two-day introductory level workshop, we will work together to better understand the available tools that allow us to more efficiently manage the mass of information that is an inevitable part of being digital. We will go over how to best use Google Apps including tips, tricks and automation in Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Maps and YouTube that will help increase the efficacy of your time and productivity. We will also have hands-on experiences with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Website creation and blogging for both personal and classroom use will be covered as well.
With only 12 slots available, we ask people to only sign up if they can commit to the full two days.
2. Media Production Workshop
Wednesday, May 22 through Friday, May 24
9:00am — 5:00pm each day
During this three-day workshop, we will go over the concepts and vocabulary of digital images, the culture of video and video production. Come explore the fundamentals of non-linear and interactive media theory with hands-on lessons in photo editing, video editing and interactive media creation.
With only 12 slots available, we ask people to only sign up if they can commit to the full three days.
Other New Media Reminders:
- The weekly New Media Reading group will start again in the fall. If you have any interest in this 13-week reading group, please email Jared Bendis as well.
- When it comes to new media, we are here to help! In addition to these workshops, we offer:
o CaseLearns training workshops
o Custom workshops and project consultation for your academic courses
o Consultation and assistance in media prep (imaging) for manuscript work
o Visualization consultation for your research
o Copyright assistance in using new media (video, audio, images)
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Register today for CaseLearns New Media Workshops!
CaseLearns returns with a full lineup of New Media Workshops with offerings from Digital Images & Digital Video to Desktop Publishing & Google Sites. Registration is required and you can do so by visiting http://library.case.edu/caselearns.
Anyone interested in learning more is encouraged to contact Jared Bendis. All workshops will be held in KSL Room 215.
A message to faculty: Interested in having your students produce media projects for your class? We can customize and schedule training workshops to best fit your needs. PowerPoint and Comic Book workshops are the most popular, but if you are considering assigning a video project we urge you to contact us beforehand so we can assist in the logistics of equipment, software and copyright considerations.
FALL 2012 WORKSHOPS:
PowerPoint: From intro to advanced, learn PowerPoint from A to Z. More than just the technology, participants will learn how to use PowerPoint to plan, craft, design and present more effectively, taking advantage of features (such as audio and video) that you may not be aware of to produce better presentations for professional talks and for teaching purposes. In addition, participants will learn how to avoid “PowerPoint poisoning” and the pitfalls of using technology to alienate your audience instead of engaging them.
Intro to Digital Video: In this concept based workshop you will learn the fundamentals of digital video: from production to distribution. Learn the tricks of how to work without a crew or as we call it “video for one.” Even those with some experience will learn new tricks.
Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Elements: 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.
Digital Images - Part 1: 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.
Digital images - Part 2: 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. Digital Images Part 1 – REQUIRED!
Digital Images - Part 3: Moving beyond basic workflow, this workshop covers the filter tools, painting tools, and selection tools (including blemish correction) of Photoshop. Digital Images Parts 1 & 2 – REQUIRED!
Digital Images - Part 4: Layers! The heart of Photoshop is in using multiple layers! This workshop will cover layers and advanced Photoshop projects. Digital Images Parts 1, 2 & 3 – REQUIRED!
Desktop Publishing - Part 1: Trying to put together a flyer, newsletter, postcard, or poster and finding that Word and Photoshop just don’t seem to work? Participants will learn the fundamentals and concepts of desktop publishing through a variety of services and software packages.
Blogger & Google Sites: Google makes it free and easy to create a website or a blog. This course walks participants through the concepts of websites and blogging as well as the hands on skills to get started with their own.
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See It & Believe It: Take This Tour @ KSL!
You've seen Case Tour Guides leading potential students & families through KSL, but now there's a new tour guide—a virtual one!
• He made his debut Tuesday, March 30th
• He was a big hit with Engineering Communications class students
• He led them through the 30 miles of movable shelving at KSL...
• in under 48 seconds...
Take a look & see how he did it, and watch for him again, real soon!
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Census 2010 in Ohio--KSL Exhibit Cases
Portrait of America...that's the 2010 Census, and it's in our hands. Exhibit cases at KSL showcase census sheets from 1900 and show what the 2010 Census can do for Ohio.
Whether it's scientific research, employers, rent structures, or college & university tuition, grants, loans, the importance of census data is far-reaching. Exhibit cases display results of prior census data in maps of housing, nursing homes, college dorm residences and much more.
Our U.S. Constitution requires a census count of America, and it's vital that residents participate. A motto of U.S.Census 2010 is "we move forward when you mail it back."
For more on the U.S. Census and how it works, why it's important, confidentiality, FAQs, key dates and the ability to read the site in many languages, look at the library exhibit cases and the U.S. Census 2010 site.
The Ohio Census might be one short, though...since there's someone new around the library. He's seen below and was caught on film as he visited the exhibit..if you haven't seen the Census exhibit yet, this 47-second mini-movie will get you started!
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