“Using NVivo 10 to Tap Social Media Streams” will be offered 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in 301 Hale Library. This presentation will provide an overview of the NCapture plug-in to NVivo 10 as a tool for extracting information from social media platforms. This will also explore how the extracted data may be analyzed using NVivo 10, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool.
“NVivo 10 Advanced” is a follow-on presentation from the “NVivo 10 Basic” offered the prior month. This training will be offered 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in 301 Hale Library.
David Pogue, well-known author and co-author of the Missing Manual series of technology books, will be the keynote speaker at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference (theITL.org) 8:45-10:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, in the K-State Student Union.
K-State faculty/staff are encouraged to register for this free conference as soon as possible to reserve a place. Continue reading ““Missing Manual” author David Pogue to speak at ITL conference March 5″
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What it is: LaTeX (pronounced “LAY tek” or “LAH tek”) is a document processing system based on the computerized typesetting system TeX.
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Dell will be on campus 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, in Hale 401 to discuss the upcoming pilot project for virtual computing labs. Any interested system administrators are invited to attend the event. Continue reading “Dell Virtualization Workshop on Wednesday, March 2”
Dell will be on campus for a workshop on virtual desktop computing 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, in 401 Hale Library. This will be the kickoff for the proof of concept, which the Information Technology Asssistance Center will be conducting in the coming months. System administrators from around campus who are interested in these technologies are invited to attend.
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Ben Ward and Huiming Lu will be presenting 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Room 212 of the K-State Student Union.
Mills Kelly with the Center for History and New Media will give a campuswide presentation entitled “Building a Better Yesterday, Bit by Bit or What hurricanes, communism and pirates can do for your teaching” at 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, March 9, in the Union Big 12 Room. All K-Staters are welcome.
The next Instructional Design and Technology roundtable will be 11 a.m – 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in K-State Union 212.
The Pecha Kucha format is 20 PowerPoint slides shown for 40 seconds apiece, leaving you with a 6 minute and 40 second automated presentation. Jump into the craze of the short, concise presentation style that is sweeping the nation. Join us as we grab a taste of new experience, and share ideas and thoughts afterwards. We have scheduled Michael Wesch, Andrew Barkley, Gayle Doll, Cyndi Danner-Kuhn, Mike Finnegan, and Sue Williams.
To learn more about the Pecha Kucha method in education, visit the Web-based Information Science Education blog or go to Pecha Kucha Night Kansas City to learn about this presentation happening in your state.
K-Staters are invited to a presentation on “Leading Edge Education: Is There an App for That??” Leigh Grinstead, a prinicipal in the Bibliographical Center for Research in Aurora, Colo., will walk us through the new lexicon jungle — of wikis and blogs — and of new concepts that will help us understand where our students actually work and play, so that we can reach them effectively.
The presentation is 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Hemisphere Room of Hale Library. Continue reading “"Leading Edge Education: Is There an App for That??" presentation Feb. 9”