2013 LTG Workshops Announced

LTG staff is excited to announce the Winter 2013 workshop schedule. Staff members have been working hard to update existing curriculum and develop new workshops. There are currently five workshops being offered and below is more information on each. LTG workshops can also be found on the UCSF Library Class Calendar and are open to UCSF faculty, staff and students.

star-01Building Online Courses on the CLE with Moodle 2
Presented by Brian Warling

moodleMoodle is the linchpin learning management system that provides many of the CLE’s core functions. In 2013, we will transition to Moodle 2, the latest version. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to use many of the new Moodle 2 features and enhancements, including:  new course navigation tools; drag-and-drop file and resource management; conditional release; much improved quiz building and navigation; private files; new page layout options; and mobile interfaces. We will also discuss transition plan details. Open to UCSF faculty, staff and students. Read more and register here.

  • Thursday, January 10. 2 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, January 23, 9 – 11am
  • Tuesday, February 5, 2 – 4pm
  • Tuesday, February 19, 9 – 11am
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2 – 4pm
  • Thursday, March 21, 9 – 11am
  • Thursday, April 4, 2 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, April 17, 9 – 11am
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2 – 4pm
  • Thursday, May 16, 9 – 11am
  • Tuesday, June 4, 9 – 11am
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2 – 4pm

The Better Presenter
Presented by Sean Gabriel McClelland

presentingWe have all fallen victim to presentations that leave us bored and confused. In this workshop, you will learn to become a better presenter and create slideshows that enhance your presentations, not detract from them. You will develop an understanding of why templates are bad, and stories are good. Read more and register here.

  • Tuesday, January 8, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, February 13, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Thursday, March 21, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, April 10, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Tuesday, May 14, 9:30am – 12pm
  • Thursday, June 13, 9:30am – 12pm

DV Workshop: Shoot Like a Pro
Presented by Sean Gabriel McClelland & Dylan Romero

Shoot Like a ProShooting a video is something that anyone can do, but it takes practice to produce a quality product. In this workshop, we will introduce you to LTG’s video equipment, discuss best practices for planning and shooting effective video, and then practice those techniques with a hands-on exercise. Read more and register here.

  • Thursday, January 17, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Thursday, February 14, 9:30am – 12pm
  • Tuesday, March 12, 9:30am – 12pm
  • Tuesday, April 23, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, May 15, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, June 12, 9:30am – 12pm

DV Workshop: Edit Like a Pro
Presented by Dylan Romero & Sean Gabriel McClelland

edit like a proEditing digital video is becoming more and more commonplace, but it does not mean that everyone does it correctly. In this hands-on workshop, we will cover editing software, terminology, conventions and distribution options pertaining to digital video. Our Digital Video: Shoot Like a Pro workshop is a recommended but not required prerequisite. Read more and register here.

  • Thursday, January 24, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Thursday, February 21, 9:30am – 12pm
  • Tuesday, March 19, 9:30am – 12pm
  • Tuesday, April 30, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, May 22, 1:30 – 4pm
  • Wednesday, June 19, 9:30am – 12pm

Web Conferencing with Collaborate
Presented by Dylan Romero

collaborateLearn the fundamentals of using the web conferencing tool Blackboard Collaborate, previously known as Elluminate. Attendance is highly encouraged for anyone moderating or administering Collaborate sessions. Come check out the new interface with support for mobile devices and learn how to better collaborate with students, faculty and staff! Read more and register here.

  • Tuesday, January 15, 10 – 11:30am
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2 – 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 13, 10 – 11:30am
  • Thursday, April 18, 2 – 3:30pm
  • Thursday, May 23, 10 – 11:30am
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2 – 3:30pm

We hope to see you there!

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