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46″ TV among prizes at Tech Showcase next week

Ticket image for the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Showcase, March 1, 2011The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Showcase for K-State faculty/staff, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom will include product demonstrations by Cytek, Dell, Microsoft, Turning Technologies and the K-State Union Computer Store. Prize drawings from those vendors will be held throughout the showcase (see the schedule of drawings in this article). In addition, a Varney’s gift card will be given to the first 200 faculty/staff who enter the ballroom.

Faculty/staff shouldn’t miss this opportunity to learn from more than 25 faculty presenters on favorite technology tools and resources. Register online to reserve your spot for the showcase and free lunch. For details about the event, see the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Showcase blog.

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Teaching, Learning, and Technology Showcase March 1, 2011

Want to be inspired by faculty who are using an interesting technology tool in their course? Need help from an instructional designer? Want to ask a vendor a question about a technology? Mark your calendars for the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Showcase to be held in the K-State Student Union Ballroom on March 1, 2011.

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Spotlight: Temple Grandin, Ken Robinson videos available online

Videos are now available online from two recent presentations at K-State by world-famous authors.

Temple Grandin’s “Animals and Autism” presentation Tuesday evening, Nov. 9, was delivered to an estimated 1,400 people who overflowed both Forum Hall and the Union Ballroom, not to mention reportedly thousands of online attendees.  The presentation is posted in two videos on the blog site of Food for Thought, the student group that sponsored the talk.

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Spotlight: Ultra-portable Dell pocket projector M109S

Are you on the lookout for a cool techie gift to please that someone special who has almost everything? How about a pocket projector for small group presentations or, better yet, for watching movies or playing games in a large format?

Dell’s ultra-portable M109S projector can do all this and, at a mere 3.64” x 4.12”x 1.46” and 0.80 pounds, will fit in the palm of your hand. The projector comes with an external power adapter, protective case, and a multi-input video cable to connect to your laptop, desktop, DVD player, or video game console. List price is $399.

photo of Dell's small M109S projector in a person's hand
Dell small M109S projector fits in the palm of your hand

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Instructional Design presentations available for faculty

The Information Technology Assistance Center (iTAC) provides an Instructional Design presentation for departmental faculty that addresses some of the following topics.

  1. Moving Face-to-Face Courses Online
  2. The Quality Matters Rubric
  3. Creating Assessments
  4. Making Accessible Courses
  5. Intellectual Property and Open Source Resources
  6. New and Emerging Technologies
  7. Q&A

These presentations will be offered all over campus at the request of departments.  The aim of these presentations is to help faculty transition to teaching online and to building solid online courses. Continue reading “Instructional Design presentations available for faculty”