Past Programs & Resources

Digital Pedagogy Series, Fall 2015

Session 1:
Introduction to iMovie: Simple Filmmaking Assignments

Presenter: Rachel Hall-Clifford, Assistant Professor of Anthropology & Public Health
Date/Time: Thursday, September 17th, 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Where: Educational Technology Center, McCain Library, G-43

Simple film editing programs are readily available on computers and tablets, and students can develop sophisticated small film projects with guidance and coaching. In this faculty-led workshop, you’ll be introduced to iMovie and, within a few minutes, you’ll learn to create a short digital film project that includes images, sound, and text. Dr. Hall-Clifford will also share ideas for incorporating film projects into courses, including a series of assignments that culminate in a completed film.

Session 2: Pinterest: Popular Social Media Tool for Curating Content

Presenter: Robin Morris, Assistant Professor of History
Date/Time: Thursday, October 15th, 1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Where: Educational Technology Center, McCain Library, G-43

If you ever ask yourself questions like "Where's that website I was going to use in my class?” or wish that Google was more helpful in locating the perfect article to demonstrate a particular skill, you’ll appreciate the curating website Pinterest. In this workshop, Dr. Morris demonstrates how to create an online file cabinet so that you can easily locate and access informational websites you’ve collected and discusses how she has used the site for her classes.