Need a Cure? LTG Tech Clinics Announced!

tech_clinics_logo3The Learning Technologies Group is thrilled to announce the launch of Tech Clinics, which consists of two separate, all-day, collaborative learning events held on the first and fourth Friday of every month. All Clinics will take place in CL-245 Multimedia Multipurpose Room in the UCSF Library Tech Commons. Below is additional information and registration instructions for each Clinic. Continue reading

New Support Resources Available for the Holidays!

This is the season for giving and members of the Learning Technologies Group have been working hard to develop a number of new CLE Support Center resources for the UCSF community. Recent additions include:

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New Wacom Tablet Monitor in Tech Commons

wacom_xrayMany educators and students are familiar with the Khan Academy and have seen the video tutorials created by Salman Khan. Since 2009, the Khan Academy has become a rockstar in the field of educational technologies and has gathered both supporters and critics along the way. Regardless of your opinion on this type of asynchronous learning activity, we can all agree that it is definitely a creative way to teach short chunks of content to many learners.

LTG recently acquired a Wacom DTU-2231 interactive display that is available to UCSF faculty, students and staff. Continue reading

Celebrating Two Years in the Tech Commons

In January 2011, UCSF celebrated the opening of the new Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) on the second floor of the Library. The northernmost portion of the TLC, called the Tech Commons, provides UCSF faculty, staff, and students with access to specialized equipment, training, and support, all while enjoying views of the Golden Gate Park and the Marin Headlands. If you haven’t had the opportunity to do so yet, please visit us! Learning Technologies Group staff are available during regular business hours (8:30-5, M-F) for consultations on using the Tech Commons to create a wide range of materials. Some of the resources we offer include:

Multimedia Workstations (CL240)

WorkstationsSix Multimedia Workstations (four Macs and two PCs) can be used to create and edit audiovisual projects, and to create high-quality digital versions of many analog materials (slides, documents, VHS tapes, cassettes, etc). Continue reading