We’ve added another session to the Digital Media Bootcamp.
Quicktime, SnapZ Pro, MPEG Streamclip, Scanners, Plotters and more @ 2:15pm
Date: January 18, 2016
Mack Roark – This workshop will teach you the basic functionality of Apple’s Quicktime, how to use SnapZ Pro to do a screen capture of video, and how to use features of MPEG StreamClip to view and convert video clips. Also included is an overview and demonstration of the scanners, plotter, and capture station located in the Wilson Multimedia Development Lab. You will learn the basics of how to operate these devices and the software associated with them. This is a 2 hour workshop.
Current List of Workshops
|Quicktime, SnapZ Pro, MPEG Streamclip, Scanners, Plotters and more @ 2:15pm||January 18, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Liberal Arts Data Bootcamp – Working with Data @1pm until 4pm||January 19, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Liberal Arts Data Bootcamp – Visualizing Data @1pm until 4pm||January 20, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Liberal Arts Data Bootcamp – Mapping Data @1pm until 4pm||January 21, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Liberal Arts Data Bootcamp – Analyzing Textual Data @1pm until 4pm||January 22, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Introduction to Information Literacy @ 2:45pm||January 25, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Safe Computing Practices at Middlebury @ 1pm||January 25, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Online Identity: Your Story to the World @ 2:45pm||January 26, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Online Recording Lab: SANSSpace @ 1pm||January 27, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Intro to Audio Literacy @ 3:30pm||January 27, 2016||View & sign-up »|
|Intro to Visual Literacy and Presentations @ 3:30pm||February 3, 2016||View & sign-up »|
This message is from Remote-Learner, our Moodle host:
Remote Learner will be conducting database maintenance August the 15th from 01:00 AM EST until 04:00 AM EST on the Kansas City data center. During this window we will be improving the performance and resiliency of our database system. During this time you may experience periods with loss of connectivity to your hosted site. Thank you for your patience as we continue improving our services.
Remote-Learner Technical Support
Space and Motion
Tuesday, May 13th
The Wilson Media Lab in the Davis Family Library
From 11am until 3pm
Wednesday, May 14th
Room 205 in McCardell Bicentennial Hall
From 11am until 3pm
No appointment is necessary, these are open demos for anyone to attend. Other gadgets for virtual space and motion may be available.
Our colleagues in Communications will be demonstrating the Quadcopter outside the Davis Family Library at 2pm on Tuesday the 13th (if we have rain on Tuesday, they will be joining us at 2pm on Wednesday at McCardell Bicentennial Hall, specific location TBD.
Photos: 15 gadgets to reduce your energy consumption - Earth Day is April 22, so it’s a great time to take a step back and look at your personal energy consumption.
The Truth About Google X: An Exclusive Look Behind the Secretive Lab’s Closed Doors – Space elevators, teleportation, hoverboards, and driverless cars: the top secret Google X innovation lab opens up about what it does–and how it thinks.
Benjamin Bratton on “What’s wrong with TED Talks?” A, er, TED talk …
“… This is taking something of substance and value and coring it out so it can be swallowed without chewing. This is not how we’ll confront our most frightening problems. This is one of our most frightening problems. …” [around 2:00]
There are a lot of digital stories being told at Middlebury. Check out a few here.
13 Ways To Be A Great Public Speaker – Rehearsing your body language and getting proper rest are effective tactics for reducing public speaking anxiety and ensuring that you give a memorable presentation.
9 Tips for Creating a Sense of Community for Distance Learners - The article provides is geared towards fully online courses, but it is also good advice for faculty wanting to created engagement in a hybrid course.
Memes, Genes and Evolution on Facebook - The way memes evolve on Facebook is startlingly similar to the way genes evolve on Earth, say researchers who have carried out the first large-scale study of memetic evolution.
Photos: 3D printers, a tour of the top models – The MakerBot Replicator Mini is the cheapest of the versions at $1,375. It’s designed for home use and only weighs 18 pounds. Download the designs on the tablet app, connect the Mini to a USB cable, and print. The machine is optimized for PLA filament.
Two Middlebury Grads Offer Software to Help You See in 3D – Shane Scranton and Nate Beatty are developing software for the Oculus Rift to connect architecture, design and 3D modeling into an immersive experience.
Seduction in the Poster Session – Plan, learn and whatever you do – don’t use Comic Sans! This article provides poster making tips from Kathryn Everson, a PhD Student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks & University of Alaska Museum. Adobe InDesign and Illustrator are highlighted as two of the best tools to use for poster production and (GOOD NEWS!) these are both available at Middlebury in the Wilson Media Lab!
Five tips for creating a successful presentation with an iPad - connection and swapping between applications are just two of the considerations in this short list of recommendations.
This webinar is being offered by Remote-Learner, our Moodle host. There is a small group in LIS that will be attending together, please let me know if you would like to join us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 13th 2:00pm EST
A good eLearning solution requires more than good content. Identifying and implementing the right types of media and instructional strategy can make all the difference and will help increase learner engagement, resulting in an increase in learner mastery. Research has shown that appropriate use of Moodle tools keeps learners interested and motivated, and this increases learning. Let us show you a few ways we can use proven strategies combined with Moodle tools to meet your eLearning needs.
Who Should Attend: Teachers, Instructors, Trainers, Instructional Designers, Instructional Technology Specialists, and Training Directors, course developers.
In this webinar you’ll learn the following:
- The differences between a basic course where Moodle is used to organize files for learners, a simple Moodle course where material is put together using Moodle modules, and an interactive course where instructional strategies are incorporated into a course to draw learners into the eLearning experience.
- Creative uses for innovative ways to incorporate different Moodle modules into your courses.
- About the servicesoffered by Remote-Learner’s Learning Service Department and ways we can help you design, develop, and build interactive moodle courses for your learners.
Presenter: Page Chen
Chief Learning Officer
Page, has her Masters Degree in Adult Education and is currently completing her dissertation research in the field of Instructional Design for Online Learning. She has been designing curriculum and instruction since 1994, and focused specifically on designing courses for delivery on the Moodle platform since 2009. Designing and building “out of the box” learning experiences for all ages and a wide variety of industries, government agencies, and educational institutions, Page’s experience working with major oil and gas companies and the Aerospace industry gives her a unique perspective when balanced against being a fifth generation educator who is passionate about education reform and the role technology plays in changing how we live, play and learn.