Upcoming Events

Workshops: Fall 2015

August 24 – 28

Introduction to Lyceum

Wednesday, Aug. 26: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Roger Williams 105)

This session will provide an overview of Lyceum, the college’s course management system. (Instructor: Michael Hanrahan)

August 31 – September 5

Alternatives to Lyceum: Google Apps and WordPress

Tuesday, Sept. 1: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Roger Williams 105)

Curricular and Research Computing (CRC) supports a range of web publishing platforms that allow faculty and students to create and publish collaborative, web-based resources.  This session will compare several web platforms and demonstrate how they’re typically used in support of learning and teaching. (Instructor: Matt Duvall)

Introduction to Clickers

Tuesday, Sept. 1: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Roger Williams 105)

Clickers (or audience response systems) have gained traction in the curriculum in recent years.  This session will demonstrate the common uses of the clicker system — Turning Point — available on campus. (Instructor: Kai Evensong)

Lyceum Gradebook

Wednesday, Sept. 2: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Roger Williams 105)

This session will provide an overview of the Lyceum Gradebook, which allows instructors to record and calculate student grades. (Instructor: Matt Duvall)

Alternatives to Lyceum: Google Apps and WordPress

Wednesday, Sept. 2: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (Roger Williams 105)

CRC supports a range of web publishing platforms that allow faculty and students to create and publish collaborative, web-based resources.  This session will compare several web platforms and demonstrate how they’re typically used in support of learning and teaching. (Instructor: Shauna’h Fuegen)

Class Capture and Ensemble

Thursday, Sept, 3: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Roger Williams 105)

Class capture (specialized audio-visual recording systems installed in select classrooms on campus) has many curricular uses: capturing class lectures for students to review; recording content for students to preview before class; and capturing learning activities during class (presentations, performances, etc.).  This session will review the basic operation of the class capture system available on campus and consider some of its uses, including how it can be used with the Ensemble video service to publish recorded content in Lyceum.  (Instructor: Michael Hanrahan)

Adobe Presenter

Thursday, Sept. 3: 1:00 PM – 2:00  PM (Roger Williams 105)

Tools that support flipping the classroom have proliferated over the past couple of years.  This session will focus on Adobe Presenter, an easy to use screen-casting tool that allows you to capture your screen content and publish it as a video. (Instructor: Kristen Carey)

Lyceum Consultation

Friday, Sept 4: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Roger Williams 105)

Friday, Sept 4: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (Roger Williams 105)

During these drop-by sessions, you will be able to consult individually with the staff of Curricular and Research Computing, who will help with any feature of Lyceum.

September 8 – September 12

Lyceum Consultation

Tuesday, Sept 8: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Roger Williams 105)

Tuesday, Sept 8: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM (Roger Williams 105)

During these drop-by sessions, you will be able to consult individually with the staff of Curricular and Research Computing, who will help with any feature of Lyceum.