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Win a Ticket to TEDxMonterey!

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Help celebrate Earth Week, enjoy the eco-infinity geo-dome on campus, and win a ticket to TEDxMonterey! Here are the rules: Take a picture of yourself in the Eco-Dome, located for the week in the parking lot between the Admissions Adobe and the Samson Student Center. Post to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. Use the hashtags #ecoselfie and […] Continue reading

Screen Recording Resources

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Example of how Camtasia can be used Narrated Presentation for E Portfolio: http://sites.miis.edu/michellefredrickson/education-system-overview/ Sharing your Video MiddMedia: http://middmedia.middlebury.edu/ Tutorials Lynda: go.miis.edu/lynda Record and Transcribe a Skype call Similar Tools Mac: Quicktime (free) Keynote Movenote iMovie iPad Apps Doceri (free) Explain Everything Screen Chomp (free) Windows: Jing (free) Capture Fox (free) Movenote (free) BB flashback express […] Continue reading

Earth Day Pop Up Lunch & Working Session: Innovating “Green Teaching” Practices

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Co-sponsored by the MIIS Sustainability Council and the Digital Learning Commons, the biased toward action agenda for this lunch-time working session is the question: “How might we improve and encourage innovation around ‘green teaching’ practices that improve the student learning experience while also achieving campus pro-sustainability goals?” e.g. reducing paper use, conserving energy, leveraging new technologies […] Continue reading

Intro to Screen Recording Workshop!

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WORKSHOP: Intro to Screen Recording. April 17, 12:30-1:30 at the DLC. With Camtasia, you can easily record, narrate, and edit your onscreen activity to create professional-quality videos. Come learn the basics of narrated screen capture as well as how to share your videos. Continue reading

DLC Workshop: Photoshop Tricks

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Thursday, April 3, 2014. 12:30-1:30 pm. PHOTOSHOP Tricks. You’ll learn to create a basic layout in Photoshop from scratch, and apply some stylistic touches for a personalized design. This means that you’ll be able to create something such as a custom header for your Wordpress site or a custom digital sign! Continue reading

Emerging Practices Teaching Clinic with Professor Netta Avineri – Visualizing “Histories”

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 10:00am – 11:30am. DLC Design Space – McGowan 001 (420 Calle Principal). Emerging Practices Teaching Clinic with Professor Netta Avineri – Visualizing “Histories” Yum! Join us for Coffee, Pastries, and Collegial Conversation. Continue reading

Audio Editing and Sound Management

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Thursday, March 27, 2014. 12:30-1:30 pm. Audio Editing and Sound Management Workshop. Build up your audio editing competency with this 1-hour live tutorial on how to use Garageband and Audacity! Continue reading

Good Vibes Open Mic Night

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Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7 – 9pm. Good Vibes Open Mic Night in the Commons. Come participate or watch your peers express their creativity and talent in spoken word/poetry, song, etc. Continue reading

Intro to Excel Workshop!

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Thursday, March 13, 2014, 12:30-1:30. Brush up on your foundational Excel skills. We’ll go over how to sort your columns and rows, hide what you don’t need (and unhide it if you decide you do), freeze panes to make scrolling easier, calculate summary statistics like mean and standard deviation, and anything else you want to know. Continue reading

INTRO to Video Capture & Editing

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Thursday, March 6, 2014. 12:30-1:30 pm. INTRO to Video Capture & Editing. Come into the DLC for tips on how to shoot footage with your phone taking into account various aspects of filmmaking such as camera movement, framing, editing, sound, and ultimately how it will all appear to the viewer. Continue reading