Students and faculty/staff are invited to participate in these hands-on seminars offered March 13-April 4 by the Media Development Center. No enrollment is needed. Stop by 213 Hale Library at the times and dates below.
- Introduction to Using a DSLR camera and Adobe Premiere Pro — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 13
- Introduction to using Adobe Lightroom and Photo Retouching — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14
- Introduction to Adobe Illustrator-Basics — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27
- Introduction to Video Format Conversion — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, April 4
For details, see the MDC classes webpage or contact Jahvelle Rhone, media development coordinator (785-532-7422, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Students and faculty/staff are invited to participate in hands-on multimedia workshops on Tuesday evenings from Feb. 9 to March 29. These are offered each semester by the Media Development Center. No enrollment is needed; just stop by 213 Hale Library at the times and dates below. Continue reading “Free workshops: Film making, audio recording, graphic design, photo editing, and more”
by Jahvelle Rhone
Faculty/staff and students are invited to participate in these hands-on classes that are offered each semester by the Media Development Center. No enrollment is needed; just stop by 213 Hale Library at the times and dates below. Most sessions are offered on two dates for the convenience of the K-State community. Continue reading “Free classes on 3D printing, audio production, Dreamweaver, and Adobe tools”
Those who want to learn more about technology this fall can tap into the UFM Community Learning Center’s low-cost classes at www.tryufm.org, where the philosophy is “everyone can teach, everyone can learn.” UFM is a creative educational program serving Kansas State University, the Manhattan area, and the state of Kansas. Continue reading “Technology classes include iPad, photography, cybersecurity at UFM Community Learning Center”
Are you considering using Twitter in your fall course, but aren’t sure how to use it in an academic setting? Check out 100 Serious Twitter Tips for Academics by Jill Gordon. The author provides great tips on how to get started, Twitter etiquette, classroom strategies, Twitter Tools, and more. Gordon includes a link to PollDaddy Twitter Polls, a simple tool appropriate for a quick survey of students’ understanding of a concept.
In 2008, Governor Sebelius signed House Bill 2916 into law which initiated a new State of Kansas compensation system. Perhaps the most important aspect of the new compensation system is the new Performance Management Process, which will be implemented in 2009. The new pay plans will be linked to work performance beginning June 2010 (FY 2011).
With the new Performance Management Process, a new form has been developed; mid-year discussions and annual evaluations are conducted on a set range of dates. For most employees, the first mid-year discussions will occur between April 1 and June 30, and annual evaluations will be due between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31 every year.
Continue reading “New performance-management process for classified employees”
iTAC’s February IT training calendar is now online. All classes are free for K-State faculty, staff, and graduate students, but require pre-registration. Details are on the specific registration pages. Courses include:
- Introduction to HTML
- Introduction to Dreamweaver
- Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- Working with CSS in Dreamweaver
- Various eTips
During fall 2008 term, there was confusion surrounding access and enrollment in courses, especially if it was an evening or nonstandard course, or a course offered through the Division of Continuing Education. In efforts to recruit and retain students, the offices of the Registrar, Graduate School, Division of Continuing Education, and Information Technology Services are collaborating to simplify the process. The offices have created the Questions & Answers for Assisting Students with Enrollment chart (PDF) to help offices across campus know where to direct students when they call asking for assistance.
K-State is transitioning Tegrity services to a non-proprietary MP4 video format. Converted lectures have been uploaded into courses, and Web Presentation Services will complete the process before the start of the Spring 2009 semester. The streaming capabilities of the Tegrity server will be turned off at 5 p.m. today, Jan. 13. Continue reading “Tegrity transition to MP4 video format”
iTAC‘s January IT training calendar is now online. All classes are free for K-State faculty, staff, and graduate students, but require pre-registration. Details are on the specific registration pages. Courses include:
- K-State Online help sessions
- K-State Online eTips