Fall 2014 Tech Clinics Announced

Have you been working on CLE or multimedia projects this summer in preparation for fall courses? If you have, I am sure you have questions or even better, want to share some of the great work that you have done. Just in time for the Fall 2014 quarter, we are excited to announce dates for the upcoming Tech Clinics offered through the Learning Technologies Group and UCSF Library. You can register for a Clinic today on the Tech Clinics page. Continue reading

Don’t call it a comeback…

…It’s been here for years. I’m not talking about LL Cool J’s career. I’m talking about the eLearning Studio located in the UCSF Parnassus Library Tech Commons, room CL-245.

The room’s not new, but the Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is continuing to encourage the UCSF community to take advantage of all the features that are available to them. Take a look at this pic for some highlights of the software and hardware available in the Studio:

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5 Great Things About Mavericks

mavericksThis post is part one of a two-part series on What’s New at the UCSF Tech Commons.

Mavericks has arrived at the UCSF Library! Stop by the Tech Commons (CL-240) on the second floor of the UCSF Library and try out Apple’s newest operating system, Mavericks. This is a great opportunity to try out the operating system before upgrading your work or personal computers (PS Mavericks* is free!).

*After a 14 year run, Apple operating systems are no longer named after big cats and are now named after locations in California.

Tech Commons staff have been testing Mavericks and discovering new features and applications that members of the UCSF community will be excited about. Members of the Tech Commons & Desktop Services (Benjamin Stever) and Learning Technologies Group (Dylan Romero) have collaborated to identify our top five new features with the biggest bang for their buck and listed them below (in no order of importance): Continue reading

Wacom Display Showcase

tabletYou may remember that we wrote about the Wacom Interactive Pen Display back in 2013. Since then, we have seen faculty and staff create new, powerful learning materials for UCSF curriculum.

To get people excited about using the technology and to showcase some of the work that has been done with the display, we have put together the following showcase video:

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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