For this Game-Based Learning lunch series workshop, we joined Jane Wright from OSU Extension, along with Dan Rockwell and Jeremy Patterson from the Ohio State Technology Commercialization and Knowledge Transfer office. We got an inside look at how development is progressing for a project to develop Total Animal. Total Animal is a mobile app that digitizes existing content from Ohio 4-H …Read more at the full article: Game-Based Learning Lunch: Teaching About Animals–Total Animal and TCO (5/17/2013)
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We joined Professor Emerita Ardine Nelson from the Department of Art’s Photography area for this Adobe Lightroom 4 workshop, the second in a two-session series. For this workshop, attendees were asked to bring a selection of their own digital files to work with, and their own portable hard drive or thumb drive for storing their …Read more at the full article: Adobe Lightroom 4: Part 2 (Hands-On) (5/15/2013)
We joined Professor Emerita Ardine Nelson from the Department of Art’s Photography area for this Adobe Lightroom 4 workshop, the first of a two-session series. For this workshop, we were introduced to working with Adobe Lightroom 4 as a method for organizing, correcting, storing, and outputting many kinds of digital images, including .dng, .jpg, .psd, …Read more at the full article: Adobe Lightroom 4: Getting Started (5/13/2013)
Digital First is hosting a one day iTunes U Faculty & Staff Bootcamp in the Digital Union at 171 Hagerty Hall on May 17, 2013. This bootcamp will function as an intense workshop with the goal of providing faculty with time and expert support from Apple & Digital First staff in efforts to create an …Read more at the full article: Digital First On-Campus iTunes U Bootcamp
A good conference brings colleagues together to share ideas and discuss current trends in their field. A great conference generates ideas for application, so attendees can later involve new resources or methods into their own work. Innovate 2013 did all this and more, turning intention into on-the-spot action. Several instructors left this year’s conference with …Read more at the full article: Innovate 2013 Moves Educators from Intention to Action
On March 4 a group of 30 faculty and staff gathered in the Ohio 4-H Center on west campus to start the process of improving online courses through Quality Matters. Funded through an eLearning Professional Development Grant from the Digital Scholarship unit of the Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE), and supported by the College of …Read more at the full article: Quality Matters at FAES
A digital story is a short (3-5 minute) movie which uses images, voice, and music to tell a story. Digital stories are a way of talking about something that conveys not only information, but emotion and significance as well. The OSU Digital Storytelling Program, a cross campus collaborative project between the Digital Union (part of …Read more at the full article: Digital Storytelling Opportunities
Many educators are already familiar with SMART products, such as the SMART Board and Sympodium, both of which allow for annotation over a connected computer’s desktop display. While these and other similar annotative technologies have become prevalent in classrooms across the country, SMART also offers a number of lesser known tools, like SMART Sync, which …Read more at the full article: SMART Sync
Innovate registration goes live on February 12th–just one week from today. Three reasons why you should mark your calendar:
1. Innovate is insightful.
The annual conference on technology in teaching and learning has a dynamic lineup of instructors, administrators, and ed-tech enthusiasts from across the country. Break out session topics include MOOCs, mobile learning and iPads in the …Read more at the full article: Snag Your Spot at Innovate – Feb 12
Everybody loves free stuff, right? For some reason, hardware and software developers simply love giving away tons of really expensive things—ranging from free software and games to phones, computers, and tablets—in exchange for hardly any work by the lucky recipients. Whenever a huge piece of technology is released to the public, you can bet that …Read more at the full article: Develop apps and earn cool stuff at this weekend’s Microsoft 8 Winter Workshop!