2014 Annual Malone University May Training Workshops Descriptions and Sign up

May training workshops are offered by the Information Technologies Office in conjunction with other departments on campus. Sessions will run from Monday, May 5 through Friday, May 23. Please review the descriptions below and select "Attending" to sign-up Sessions are open to Malone Faculty, Staff, & Students as well as Emeriti, & Friends of the University. If a session is full then precedence is given to faculty, staff & students. *Please contact the Help Desk at 330.471.8428 or helpdesk@malone.edu with question or to receive resources listed in the descriptions below.
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    Monday, MAY 5, 2014 MORNING

    Title: Microsoft Outlook 2013 Led by: Will Keith Time: Monday, May 5, 10:30 am -12:00 pm Location: RH300 Description: Using www.lynda.com tutorial videos, using meeting finder and other features will be explored. After covering basic interface changes and differences basic software features and actions will be explored. If there are any particular topics of interest, please send them to the instructor in advance.
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    Monday, MAY 5, 2014 AFTERNOON

    Title: Exploration of Google Drive Led by: Adam Klemann Time: Monday, May 5, 1:00-4:00 pm Location: RH300 Description: Take a look at what Google Drive has to offer for day-to-day workflow and for learning in the classroom. Automatic saving while you work, with access to your documents anywhere with an Internet connection. Word processing with “Docs”, compose lectures with “Presentation”, crunch numbers and enter data with “Sheets”. Participants will then sign into Drive and explore the tool and the features within the Google Applications suite.
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    Tuesday, MAY 6, 2014 MORNING

    Title: Microsoft Word 2013 Led by: Adam Klemann Time: Tuesday, May 6, 9:00 am-12:00 pm Location: RH 300 Description: Explore the differences between Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013. Using www.lynda.com tutorial videos explore basic and advanced software features that will make you the expert with Word in your office. If there are any particular topics of interest, please send them to the instructor in advance.
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    Wednesday, MAY 7, 2014 MORNING

    Title: Microsoft Excel 2013 Led by: Adam Klemann Time: Wednesday, May 7, 9:00 am -12:00 pm Location: RH 300 Description: Explore differences between Excel 2010 and Excel 2013. Using www.lynda.com explore basic functions and features of Microsoft Excel 2013. If there are any particular topics of interest, please send them to the instructor in advance.
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    Thursday, May 8, 2014 MORNING

    Title: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Led by: Will Keith Time: Thursday, May 8 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm Location: CL24 Description: Using www.lynda.com tutorial videos differences with PowerPoint 2010 and PowerPoint 2013 will be explored. After covering basic interface changes and differences basic software features and actions will be explored. If there are any particular topics of interest, please send them to the instructor in advance.
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    Thursday, May 8, 2014 AFTERNOON

    Title: Web-based Presentation Tools: Prezi.com Led by: TBD Time: Thursday, May 8, 1:00-4:00 pm Location: RH 300 Description: Prezi.com is one of a new generation of web-based presentation tools. It is a deeply visual tool that gives learners the ability to see the “big” picture while freely navigating through presentation content. This tool is great for self-paced or lecture-style presentations. This workshop will cover signing up for an education prezi account and the basics of creating a prezi either from scratch or from an existing powerpoint files. You can prepare for this class by bringing some Powerpoint file(s) that you would want to convert into web based presentations.
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    Monday, May 12, 2014 MORNING

    Title: Library Research Strategies presented by the Malone Library Led by: Kristine Owens Time: Monday, May 12, from 9:00 am-10:15am Location: CL24 Description: Join a Cattell librarian and discover the many library resources available to Malone faculty and students. Learn how to locate and navigate the research and journal databases, and access books and other materials in the OPAL and OhioLINK catalog. You will be shown how to fully utilize the library's databases, especially the EBSCO Host database, and Journals A-Z. A section of the workshop will focus on the creation and use of Libguides (subject guides), and introduce you to the new Discovery Layer search box. You will also learn how to identify library materials, how to request them online, and how to manage your circulation record. How to access the electronic databases another resources from off campus will also be covered.
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    Title: SmartBoard Training Led by: Jeff Beine Time: Monday, May 12, 10:30 am-12:00 pm Location: RH300 to MH307 Description: Learn how to use SmartBoard technology in the classroom and how to effectively integrate SmartBoard technology with your instruction.
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    Monday, May 12, 2014 AFTERNOON

    Title: The Internet - Good, Bad, and the Ugly Led by: Jim Shaffer Time: Monday, May 12, from 1:00 pm – 2:30pm Location: CL24 Session Description: The Internet has changed the lives of everyone. It brings the world inside our homes and businesses. Internet safety is critical to prevent invasions of privacy, identity thieft, financial loss and accidental exposure to the dark side of the Internet. This session will provide an overview of the Internet, how it works, and how to protect yourself, family and business. Topics will include: 1. Recognizing phishing schemes 2. Checking whether a web site is secure and safe for financial transactions 3. Methods for choosing strong passwords 4. Identity thieft 5. Firewalls and web content filtering 6. Strategies for minimizing SPAM, spyware, malware and viruses
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    Title: Utilizing Technology with Large Classes: A Pedagogical Approach Led by: TBD Time: Monday, May 12, 2:45-4:15 pm Location: CL 24 Description: This workshop will begin with an overview of pedagogical theory behind increasing learner to learner, learner to content, and learner to instructor contact. We will then review several technologies that can increase learner interaction-- even in large classes. Technologies covered: Student in-class polling techniques, leveraging a Learning Management System, to supplement and distribute course materials, tiered content delivery and 'flipped classroom' methodologies. How to prepare? We will contact you with an optional list of materials to review ahead of time. What to bring? If you have one: a laptop and/or cell phone. Bring examples and scenarios from your teaching experience. Keywords: Bloom's Taxonomy of Learning, Social Constructivism, real-time feedback, Shewhart's PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) learning cycle, Kolb Learning Cycle, Eric Mazur
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    Tuesday, May 13, 2014 AFTERNOON

    Title: Creating Video for the Classroom Led by: Michael Garwood Time: Tuesday, May 13, from 12:00-4:30 pm Location: CL46 Description: As an instructor have you ever wanted to make a statement to your class even though you were going to be gone for vacation or attending conference? Have you ever wanted to interview a professional in class but could not get their and your schedule to match up? Videos are a great way to bring to life educational content in the classroom. This session will cover how to record, edit and deliver videos for use in the classroom.
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    Wednesday, May 14, 2014 MORNING

    Title: Audio and Annotated Presentations Led by: Michael Garwood Time: Wednesday, May 14, 9:00-12:00 pm Location: CL46 Description: Learn how to use audiovisual components to enhance your presentations in the classroom. Enhance your presentations with recording voice over PowerPoint, creating screenshot videos of your computer, embedding videos, and much more!
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    Wednesday, MAY 14, 2014 AFTERNOON

    Title: Borrow, Buy, Build Led by: Adam Klemann
 Time: Wednesday, May 14 from 1:00pm-4:00pm 
Location: CL24 Description: There are a plethora of resources available to faculty delivering content to their students. In this session, we will explore methods for borrowing and/or repurposing existing content and when to go ahead and create a new learning object. This session will be based on 'Technology for Information Delivery' chapter (5) of the Bowen 'Teaching Naked' book.
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    Thursday, May 15th, 2014 MORNING

    Title: ePortfolios at Malone University Led by: TBD
 Time: Thursday, May 15 from 9:00 am -12:00pm 
Location: CL24
 Description: ePortfolios are one method for enabling students to take ownership and engage in their chosen area of study. In this course we will discuss the potential for enhanced learning, learner-engagement, and avenues for assessment (both learner assessment AND program assessment). We will also spend time exploring the digication platform, the ePortfolio system that is available to all students, faculty, and staff at the University. This session will be based on 'Technology for Assessment' chapter (7) of the Bowen 'Teaching Naked' book.
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    Friday, May 16, 2014 MORNING

    Title: Utilizing the Content Management System for Newbies/Infrequent Users Led by: Amber Balash Time: Friday, May 16, 2012, 9:00 am -10:15 am Location: RH 300 Description: Learn the 'how-to's' of Malone's CMS, OU Campus, learn the tools to help you fix broken links & errors, etc., if you’re an infrequent uploader, a new user, or just want to review the basics. If there are specific things you’d like us to be sure to cover, please email Amber at abalash@malone.edu.
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    Title: Utilizing the Content Management System... for the Fabulous and Experienced Led by: Amber Balash Time: Friday, May 16, 10:30-12:00 pm Location: RH 300 Description: Discuss features, photo galleries, devise content strategy/audits/plans, forms, and more. If you have specific topics you'd like to discuss, email them to abalash@malone.edu.
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