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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

8:30 - 9:30

Lights, Action, Camtasia! An Introduction to Camtasia Studio.
(Ullrich 206)

Camtasia is now available for campus use. Learn some of the features of this video tool in this Overview session.  More...   

Working with WISDM
(Ullrich 009)

Learn WISDM basics along with tips and tricks to ease WISDM navigation. More...

Inclusive Design: Increase Accessibility of Web Content and Electronic Documents
(Ullrich 110)

A brief overview designed to guide the creation of accessible web content and electronic documents. More...

9:45 - 10:45

Graphics Tablets Use for Live Classroom and Lecture Capture
(Ullrich 111)

Graphics Tablets are a great input device. See how you can use it in the classroom or as a tool for developing a screencast video.  More...

Making the Jump to Office 2013 (Secret: It's more like a hop.)
(Ullrich 009)

As the campus moves from Office 2010 to Office 2013, let's take a look at some of the biggest differences and enhancements. More...

Saying It with Words: Captioning Guidelines, Tips and Tricks
(Ullrich 206)

Do you need to caption some videos, but not sure where to begin? This workshop explores the options for captioning at UW-Platteville. More...

11:00 - Noon

Bring a Guest Speaker to Your Class...Virtually
(Ullrich 206) 

Learn how to use readily available classroom technology to virtually present a guest speaker to your students. More...

Travel Expense Report in the E-reimbursement System
(Ullrich 009)

Learn where to fill out a travel expense report and more information on how to find tutorials on the process. More...

Kurzweil 3000/firefly
(Ullrich 110)

Learn how to support students struggling with reading and writing to maximize classroom learning. More...

Noon - 1:00

Birds of a Feather Lunch Event

1st floor Karrmann Library

[Limited to 30 registrants / Free box lunch]

 

Join your colleagues for lunch and engage in one of five lively discussions. 

  • Discussion A: Technology strategies for student retention
  • Discussion B: Leveraging technology to flip a class
  • Discussion C: I'm a new Program Assistant, what should I know?
  • Discussion D: Social Media in the Higher Ed Classroom
  • Discussion E: Assessing Learning Outcomes Outside the Classroom

Birds of a Feather Lunch Event

 

Each discussion is limited to six registrants, so register early with your choice of conversation. On the registration form, after you enter your name and other details, in the Comments section, list your first (and second and third choices, if applicable). We will fill the discussion tables as the registrations are received. You will be notified of your successful registration and will receive a calendar invite.

 

If you would like to have a Vegetarian box lunch or have other dietary restrictions, please provide a comment on the registration form, when you register for the Birds of a Feather Lunch Event.

 

1:00 - 2:00

 
Taking a few steps beyond the simple Gradebook in D2L
(Ullrich 206)

You've managed to create a simple gradebook, and you're ready to learn some more features of the D2L Gradebook to better communicate with students as well as automate the process. More...

Intro to Outlook 2013 Desktop Client
( Ullrich 009)

Need more versatility with your Office 365 account? Outlook 2013 desktop client offers advanced functionality for managing others’ accounts, scheduling complex meetings – even copying and pasting email lists from Excel. More...

Project Management Overview
(Ullrich 111)

Tips and tricks for easing some of the angst of viewing, navigating and printing in Excel. More...

2:15 - 3:15

5 Underused Tools and Strategies for Engaging Learners with D2L 
(Ullrich 
206)

So you consider yourself an experienced D2L user. This workshop presents five tools and strategies that you may not have considered for engaging learning More...

Help Your Students Succeed by using BI
(Ullrich 111)

A wealth of reporting options are available in BI (Business Intelligence) - including class lists, student's current registration More...

 

Getting Behind the Wheel of OneDrive
(Ullrich 009)

Take a cruise through OneDrive and discover the basics of navigation in Office 365, creating and saving documents, sharing with other UW-Platteville account holders, and safety in The Cloud. More...

3:30 - 4:30

Amping up Online Quizzes in D2L
(Ullrich 
206)

You've got the basics of creating a quiz in D2L and now you're ready to incorporate more question types, structure and even shared question banks More...

Connect and Collaborate Your Way: Jabber vs Skype for Business (formerly Lync)
(Hempel Collaboratory)

There are two new ways to collaborate at UW-Platteville: Cisco Jabber desktop client and Microsoft's Skype for Business (formerly Lync)! Come, discover and compare the advantages of both and find out how these tools can help you communicate on and off campus. More...

Paperless Pioneers: "Green" workflows at UW-Platteville
(Ullrich 111)

Fellow Pioneers from EMS, Sustainability, and ITS share processes and campus initiatives that aim to use technology more efficiently and responsibly while also aiding productivity, saving money, and reducing our environmental footprint. More...

Thursday, August 27, 2015

8:30 - 9:30

Getting Started with D2L
(Ullrich 110)

New to using the Learning Management System D2L? This workshop steps through basic tools and features and provides information on finding support for a deeper dive.  More...   

Demystifying the UW-Platteville Payroll System
(Ullrich 009)

Have questions on the Employee Portal, Absence/Leave and Timesheet Reporting? More...

Connect and Collaborate Your Way: Desk Phones and Unified Communication
(Karrmann B6)

Curious about that new phone on your desk? A demonstration of basic functionality PLUS information on enhancements, management tools, and mobility options now available for campus employees.  More...

9:45 - 10:45

Making the Grade - Getting Started with Gradebook in D2L
(Ullrich 110)

 Students love to know their standing in a course. With D2L Gradebook make the process automatic.  More...

Getting Started in Office 365 Outlook Web App
(Ullrich 009)

Everything you need to know on Day 1 in your Office 365 account using the Outlook Web App PLUS information on your free Office 2013 license. More...

Shooting Video with Mobile Devices
(Ullrich 111)

Ready to learn to take better video with your tablet or smartphone? More...

11:00 - Noon

Aced It! Getting Started with Quizzes in D2L
(Ullrich 110)

This beginner's workshop is designed to introduce new users to the D2L Quiz tool and provide some suggestions for online quizzes. More...

Making the Jump to Office 2013 (Secret: It's more like a hop.)
(Ullrich 009)

 

As the campus moves from Office 2010 to Office 2013, let's take a look at some of the biggest differences and enhancements. More...

Using Camtasia for Screen Capture and Video Editing
(Ullrich 206)

Know how to do a few things with Camtasia, and ready to learn more? This workshop looks at some advanced editing features. More...

Noon - 1:00

 
Ask the Help Desk Experts!

Lunch Event

Wisconsin Room (MPSC)
[Limited to 30 registrants / Free box lunch]

Professional staff from the ITS Help Desk, ITS Support Services, Media Technology Services, and the DLC Help Desk will be on hand to answer your questions about campus technologies and offer tips and trips to make your transition to UW-Platteville smooth. Enjoy lunch while you talk tech!

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This session targets new employees but is open to all.

If you would like to have a Vegetarian box lunch or have other dietary restrictions, please provide a comment on the registration form, when you register for the Ask a Help Desk Expert Lunch Event.
 

1:00 - 2:00

 
iPads in the Classroom
(Ullrich 111)

Learn how iPads were successfully implemented in parts of four courses in Fall 2015, and learn how the information learned from this pilot and the iPad cart can be used in your course. More...
 

 
Software Center W5H
(Ullrich 112)

At UW-Platteville, you have (nearly) instant access to more software tools than you may know about. This workshop will answer 6 questions (W5H) to give you the 411. More...

 

Let's Talk About...Flipped Classrooms
(Ullrich 110)

Are you interested in getting students more involved in the classroom? Have you heard other professors talking about flipping their class and rejuvenating their courses? More...

2:15 - 3:15

PASS for Educators/Advisors
(Ullrich 110)

Get started on creating fillable forms in Adobe Acrobat.  Learn how to convert an existing document  More...

Connect and Collaborate Your Way: Jabber Desktop Client
(Hempel Collaboratory)

Voice and video calls, instant messaging, controlling your deskphone from your computer - learn all this and more in this basic introduction to one of UW-Platteville's newest communication and collaboration tools. More...

 

Let's Talk About...Mobile Devices in the Classroom
(Ullrich 111)

 Not sure about student use of mobile devices in your class? Want to talk about ways to encourage students to more fully engage with or without a device? More...

3:30 - 4:30

Gamification and Learner Interactions in Courses
(Ullrich 111)

Explore relationships between gamification and learner interactions and the critical role this relationship has on the learning process. More...

Getting Behind the Wheel of OneDrive
(Ullrich 111)

Take a cruise through OneDrive and discover the basics of navigation in Office 365, creating and saving documents, sharing with other UW-Platteville account holders, and safety in The Cloud.  More...

Where does your video sleep at night? An intro to campus video storage
(Ullrich 206)

 Mediasite. MyMedia. Kaltura.You've heard the names and related them to video, but how do you leverage these tools to manage your video at UW-Platteville? More...

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