Tagged: Workshops

Design Thinking 101

Design thinking is key to maximizing both brainstorming potential and project direction. Thanks to the D-School at Stanford, the picture above highlights 5 simple steps to designing a better project or product. This blogpost however is not reiterate how to design think, but rather what design thinking can offer you. Here are 5 reasons why you […]

Skill Print Questions

1. Before you begin filling in your map, answer the following questions: What do you spend a lot of time doing? What are you good at? What do you enjoy doing? Download your own blank Skill Print Map! 2. Then start coloring! Peaks your emerging skills Valleys skills you feel more confident in Fault Lines points of […]

An Analog DLC Needs Assessment

The Digital Learning Commons (DLC) prototyped a new way to assess the needs of our clientele! In line with DLC tradition, which marries creativity and analog imagination with digital innovation, we tried out a fun and simple method to assess the needs of our clientele based on four basic knowledge areas: Presentation & Graphic Design, Audio & Visual, […]

Intro to Narrated Screen Capture Workshop!

Professors, want to turn your lecture slides into narrated videos?  Want to create tutorial videos for your students? Students, need to record a presentation or Skype call for class?  Want to easily demo your work on your e-portfolio? Why? With Camtasia, you can easily record, narrate, and edit your onscreen activity to create professional-quality videos.  […]

Excel Workshop

Excel Learning Series

META LAB and the DLC are collaborating to provide a series of Excel workshops throughout the Fall 2014 semester to support the MIIS community.  Learning sessions will progress from introductory topics to more advanced tools and functions. Your facilitator will be META Lab graduate assistant and Data Analysis Teaching Assistant: Amer Shurrab. Excel Learning Series: […]

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Teach Massively. Learn Locally. Sign Up to Participate in DLC Hybrid MOOC Experience

In our on-going attempts to explore emerging practices and learning opportunities for professional development, the DLC is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a local learning cohort of participants in the Coursera course: Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling. The 5-week MOOC (massively open online course), scheduled to run September 8 – October 12, […]

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

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 […]

Intro to Screen Recording Workshop!

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.

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