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Advanced Short Focused Online Tutorials with Articulate Engage

Description:
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to easily add stunning interactive content to your online courses. We will be using the program Articulate Engage that allows users to integrate a number of compelling learning interactions without the need for expensive designs or programming. Although there are ten engaging interactions, we will focus on three (Process, Timeline, and Frequently Asked Questions). Advance registration is required and seating is very limited.

Duration:
2.0 hours

Prerequisites:
Basic computer skills

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Advanced Video Editing

Description:
This hand-on workshop picks up where the Basic Video Capture and Editing left off. Workshop attendees will engage in creative activities with their raw video footage. The focus will be on digitally slicing video, adding titles, transitions, sound (music or voice narration), and outputting to a variety of formats, including: mpeg-1, 2 & 4, streaming video, and iPod-compatible .m4v and .mov. Pinnacle Studio Plus 11 will be used. Seating is limited; advance registration is required.

Duration:
2 hours

Prerequisites:
Previous experience with video capture or attending the Basic Video Capture and Editing workshop

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Articulate Series: Engaging Students with Interactive Tutorials

Description:
In this hands-on workshop, we will demonstrate how to easily add stunning interactive content to your online and blended courses. We will be using the program Articulate Engage that allows users to integrate a number of compelling learning interactions without the need for expensive designs or programming. Although there are ten engaging interactions, we will focus on three (Process, Timeline, and Frequently Asked Questions). Advance registration is required and seating is very limited.

Duration:
2 hours

Prerequisites:
Basic computer skills

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Converting Instructional Files to Digital Media on CD/DVD

Description:
This demonstration and hands-on session will highlight various formats for burning a converted analogue or digital video clip onto CD (700 MB) or DVD (4.7 GB) media. The lecture portion will cover the reasons/rationale for using this technology, the benefits, and disadvantages. Participants will observe the burning process on both a stand-alone DVD burner and a DVD+RW drive. Advance registration is required and seating is very limited.

Duration:
3 hours

Prerequisites:
Basic computer skills; Previous experience with video capture is desired, but not required

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Creating and Publishing Streaming Media with Real Helix

Description:
This hands-on workshop is intended for faculty who intend to stream video/audio clips online. Participants will capture video/audio and encode the clip with Real Helix software for the purpose of streaming. Participants will also be shown how to upload these files to the university's media server using an FTP program. Previous attendance at a video capturing workshop is preferred but not required. Advance registration is required and seating is very limited.

Duration:
1.5 hours

Prerequisites:
Basic compuer skills

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Mac Series: Quick and Easy Video Editing Using iMovie

Description:
This hands-on workshop provides Mac users with useful tools to capture, edit, and save video footage in a variety of formats, as well as create DVDs to play on any DVD player. Some familiarity with Mac computers is required. Advance registration is required.

Duration:
2.0 hours

Prerequisites:
Basic Mac computer skills

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Tips for Successful Virtual Class Sessions

Description:
Web conferencing systems like Wimba Classroom, Blackboard Collaborate, or Adobe Connect are powerful tools for live, synchronous communication online. However, delivering a virtual lecture or facilitating a live online discussion can feel like learning to drive a stick-shift car. Managing content, students, and software simultaneously can be overwhelming. In this online session, we will discuss ways to make virtual class sessions smoother, from planning through delivery and follow-up. Please note: This session will not cover technical aspects of using any particular web conferencing system. Advance registration is required.

Duration:
1 hour

Prerequisites:
Attendance at Promoting Online Collaboration with Wimba Classroom or previous experience using any web conferencing system.

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Last Updated: 07/30/2014