“Tapping Social Media Data with NCapture and NVivo 11 Plus” will be offered 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Apr. 22, in 401B Hale Library. This presentation provides an overview of the NCapture browser add-on (to Chrome and IE) as a tool for extracting information from social media platforms and will explore how the extracted data is analyzed using NVivo 11 Plus, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool. (The NVivo for Mac now enables this functionality as well.)
Imaging technology includes computer graphics, digital imaging, photography, and other visual arts
“NVivo 10 and 11 Advanced” is a follow-up presentation from the “Introduction to NVivo 10 and 11” offered the prior month. This training will be held 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, in 401B Hale Library.
Low-cost technology classes are available to K-Staters from the UFM Community Learning Center, a creative educational program serving Kansas State University, the Manhattan area, and the state of Kansas. “Based on the philosophy that everyone can learn and everyone can teach, UFM provides opportunities for lifelong learning and personal development,” says the website. Continue reading “UFM technology classes for spring 2014: iPad, Lightroom, cyber security, and more”
Marc A. Smith, chief social scientist at the Connected Action Consulting Group, will be presenting a webinar on “Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL” 1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in 301 Hale Library. All are welcome to attend.
The Media Development Center, 213 Hale Library, has been open extended hours since Dec. 2 to provide more time for student project work before finals week. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, Dec. 14. Here is the MDC schedule through Jan. 20, 2014. Continue reading “Media Development Center hours for December and semester break”
Equipment checkout in 213 Hale Library has added two large, portable green screens for K-Staters to check out. Each screen can be leaned against a wall or other support for videotaping, or users can check out a backdrop stand. LED lights, available from checkout, can be used to provide additional lighting.
The smaller screen, shown at right, is a 5-foot by 7-foot reversible green screen + blue screen. The larger green+blue screen, which is 7 foot wide by 9 foot high with a 7-foot deep floor overlay, is shown below.
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”
During the past year information technology services, the K-State ID Center, and office of the registrar developed new processes to enable student photos taken by the ID Center to be imported and displayed in iSIS.
Photos are now accessible in iSIS to academic advisers, faculty and selected administrative staff. Continue reading “New: Student photos in iSIS”
(Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about faculty demonstrations scheduled for the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference March 4-5 at K-State. See the conference schedule and details at theitl.org.)
Mitch Ricketts, a graduate K-State faculty member and administrator, will present “Illustrating Educational Concepts: How to Create Custom Drawings, Animations, and Videos Using Simple Technology” at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning (ITL) conference 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, March 4, in the Union Flint Hills Room. Many educational concepts are easier to understand when illustrated with vivid examples. He will explore methods for creating visual instructional materials using simple tools such as PowerPoint, basic photographic equipment, and free software. Bring a laptop, if you wish, and try the techniques as they are discussed. Continue reading “Ricketts to cover illustration of educational concepts with simple technologies at ITL Conference March 4–5”
During the week of Aug. 19, Google Maps Street View was on campus taking pictures from K-State sidewalks. On Oct. 11, Google released its largest StreetView update ever, with 250,000 miles of new and updated roads. This large update includes the Street View pictures taken in August from sidewalks across K-State’s campus. Continue reading “K-State sidewalk views included in huge Google Maps Street View update”