Improve Your Visual Storytelling
through the Edit
Editing video can be a challenging task. Learn the basic interface of Adobe Premiere and editing aesthetics including the 180-degree axis, cutting on action, compressing time, and simple audio mixing. You will find the editing techniques learned in this workshop will truly improve your videos. Beginner
Doctopus gives teachers the ability to mass copy, share, monitor students' progress, and manage grading and feedback for individual documents/projects in Google Drive. At the beginning of the session, participants will learn what Doctopus is and the benefits of using this program. In the second half of the session, participants will have an opportunity to learn how to utilize Doctopus on their own. Educator Track
Build Your Own App with App Inventor
App Inventor is a cloud-based tool, which means you can build apps right in your web browser. This web app offers all of the support that you'll need to learn how to build your own apps. App Inventor gives everyone, regardless of programming experience, the opportunity to control and reshape their communication experience. Beginner
Archiving You: Preparing for Your Future with Digital Preservation
In this introduction to digital archiving, you'll learn basic archival concepts and best practices in tackling personal archival projects. From social media, to home movies and photographs, to email correspondence - we'll assist you in creating a plan to best preserve your most precious memories. Beginner
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Smart Homes: Living in the Age of the Jetsons
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Please be sure to bring your digital camera. Don’t forget to bring a charged battery and the memory card!
Learn how to become a member of one of the most exclusive, most important, most powerful groups on the internet: The Yelp Elite Squad. Discover the perks, like special badges on your Yelp profiles, and being invited to private events and food and drinks freebies. You’ve always known your opinion was worth more than 2 cents. Now there’s a way to prove it! Beginner
Shooting Better Digital Pictures
Are your pictures uninspiring, out of focus, or just plain blah? This hands-on workshop reveals the mysteries of the camera and how to release the photographic genius in you. Bring
your camera, charged batteries, an empty memory card, and an open mind. Learn some tips and tricks to help you take great images instead of just snapshots! BYO DSLR camera
A Healthy Dose of Tech
Learn about recent innovations that combine health, technology, and science. How are biometrics making monitoring your fitness more precise than ever before? How can you use technology to reduce stress? Join in on a discussion of wearable health trackers (i.e. FitBit) and selected smartphone applications. Leave the session more mindful than you entered, as we will conclude with a technology-enhanced meditation demonstration. Beginner
Going Paperless with Google Classroom (Part 1)
Google Classroom is a free online tool that integrates GSuite apps (such as Google Docs) helping instructors and students connect with the course and each other, distribute and give feedback on assignments, and more, all in one platform. In this part 1 session, you'll be able to join a Google Classroom class as a "student" to explore some of the features and benefits it offers for instructors and students. Laptop or mobile device required. Recommended: Attend Part 2, next.
Going Paperless with Google Classroom (Part 2)
Google Classroom is a free online tool that integrates GSuite apps (such as Google Docs) helping instructors and students connect with the course and each other, distribute and give feedback on assignments, and more, all in one platform. In this part 2 session, you'll be able to create a Google Classroom class as a "teacher" to explore some of the features and benefits it offers for instructors and students. Laptop or mobile device required. Recommended: Attend Part 1, first.
Check out 3D Printing in PS 109
the future of web mapping is here!
Everyone has a story, but can you map it? Now you can with Esriʻs easy to use templates. Impress your boss or teacher with an interactive story map showing your project.
Exploring the Arduino Micro-controller
The Arduino micro-controller is an inexpensive and simple introduction to programming and hardware interaction. During this session we will demonstrate how to set up and run several simple experiments using the Sparkfun Inventor's kit. Attendees will have an opportunity to assemble some simple experiments, download and run the programs as well as modify the program and observe the results. We will have several automated devices operating with microcontrollers to demonstrate the flexibility and capability of the Arduino microcontroller.
Introduction to Security
We will learn why security is import and how this affects our daily lives. We will also focus on passwords and how to generate a secure password. We will also break some old myths about passwords too. The session will also focus on new trends that hackers are trying. Finally, we will talk about how to make sure you stay safe while online.
How to Spot Fake, Biased
and Misleading News
In this session, we will define fake, biased, and misleading news and learn how to evaluate information using the CRAAP Test.
Who needs Photoshop when
you’ve got Pixlr?
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Mobile Image Editing
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For the Photography sessions, participants are asked to bring their own camera.
For the BYOD sessions, participants are asked to bring their own device (smart phone or tablet).
All day in GT 105
stop by anytime throughout the day to view demos of new products, receive one-on-one computer help, check your email or recharge your devices, register for lots of door prizes!
Lunch will be available from several food vendors on site.