Lunch-n-Learn Series for Faculty

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Pickler Memorial Library 103

March 14
This workshop will discuss the use of VoiceThread to take online discussions to a new level of interactivity. Participate hands-on and learn how to create a discussion using text, voice and video to improve online connections in discussion boards.  

March 21
Using Wordpress to Easily Update Your Web Presence
Presenter: Greg Marshall
Wordpress is an Open-source blogging and content management system used by millions of sites around the web. IT Services has recently made Wordpress available to the University community for a variety of different uses including personal faculty websites as well as departmental and student organization websites. Learn (or review) how to create and manage content with Wordpress.

March 28
This session will focus on two GoogleApps used here at Truman: Google Docs and Google Sites. Learn how wikis like Google Docs can be used in the classroom to facilitate deeper learning. Spend time creating a free and easy website using Google Sites that you can share with your students to help them stay connected outside of the classroom.

April 4
Free Supplemental Learning Resources
Learn about a variety of free resources to engage students, such as TED Lectures, Merlot, Connexions, Ning, MIT OpenCourseWare and more.

April 11
Films On Demand
Learn more about Films on Demand, a service offered by the Library. Discover the list of resources with digital streaming rights already approved to select films that meet your needs with little to no additional copyright costs.

April 18
Social Media in the Classroom
The use of social media in the classroom is a hot topic these days. Learn more about how schools are addressing social media in the classroom, recent laws related to social media and students, and more. Learn more about how others are effectively using social media to create learning opportunities “where they live.”

April 25
Fun, Free Tools for Use in Education
The final workshop in the series will focus on sharing additional free tools such as Prezi, Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon and much more. Join us for a fun-filled hour of sharing our favorite “freebies.”

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