Technology & Media Workshops

Tech & Media

Audio Visual Equipment in the Classroom

Presented By: Audio Visual Department
Are you intimidated every time you walk into a classroom and you know that you need to use the Audio Visual technologies?  Do you find them downright scary?  If you would like comfort and clarification on how to use this equipment and how it can positively transform your learning environment, this class is for you!

Handout Available: Multimedia Station Instructions

iTunesU @ SHU

Presented By: Media Services Department
Sacred Heart's iTunesU website is a part of the iTunes Store featuring lectures, podcasts, campus events, informational videos, sporting events and much more.  You can download and replay this content on your iPod or any MP3 player, iPhone, Mac or PC.  This content is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any active internet connection.  If you would like to learn more about iTunesU; viewing and contributing content, this class is for you!

Handout Available: iTunes U @ SHU

Kronos Workforce Central

Sacred Heart University utilizes Kronos as its primary form of timeclock tracking for all University employees.  If you are a new employee, new student employee or manager, IT offers training in order to assist you in becoming acclimated with this web application.  If you have questions regarding Kronos, please contact Administrative Services within the Department of Information Technology.

Turning Point

Do you want to better engage your students in the classroom?  Are you looking for a fun way to generate more participation and create class discussion?  Turning Point is an application which works within Microsoft PowerPoint to create dynamic presentation slides for gathering data and assessing students.  Instantly understand student comprehension, create an interactive lecture environment and track performance all in real time!

Handout Available: TurningPoint 2008

StudyMate Class: Enhance your classroom experience!

StudyMate Class helps students “master the basics” of course material. Instructors or students enter glossary terms, facts and questions using simple templates. These materials are then transformed into a dozen learning activities and games, such as flash cards, crossword puzzles and self-quizzes. Students choose activities that appeal to their learning style, engaging them with course content in a powerful, individualized way. StudyMate Class integrates seamlessly with Blackboard courses for easy instructor facilitation and grading.

Handout Available: Introduction to StudyMate Class

Why Linkedin Rocks!

Being the world's largest professional network with over 100 million members, spread over 200 countries, LinkedIn has the title "The Professional Facebook". Come learn how you can set up a LinkedIn account, find and connect with your current colleagues, keep in touch with former colleagues and establish a professional profile online.

Handout Available: Why LinkedIn Rocks!

An Introduction to Google+

The word is out and Google has gone social!  Google+ incorporates social networking with other Google technologies including your Picassa albums, Gmail, Google Docs and more.  Create "circles" of friends and share information as needed.  Come check out Google+ today!

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Handout Available: Google +

About.Me

About.me is a free service that lets you create a beautiful one-page website that’s all about you and your interests. Upload a photo, write a short bio and add your favorite social networks to show the world the big picture of you. This workshop will show you how to create your account and personalize your profile.

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