Program for the 2010 PDI

Friday, January 8th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Amazingly Easy Video Production with the HDTV Flipcam and Flipshare Software
Presenters:
Pete Seel
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Friday, January 8th 2010
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
C248 Clark
Description:
This session will introduce CSU faculty and staff to easy video production using the tiny Flipcam video recorder and the included Flipshare editing software. This remarkable camera records HD-quality video on internal solid state memory so no tape is required. Once acquired, the video can be quickly downloaded into any computer using the USB port built into the camera. The footage can then be edited using the Flipshare software which downloads once the camera is plugged in. Edited videos can then be uploaded to Internet sites such a YouTube with a single click. Attend this session and see a demonstration of this powerful communication tool for recording interviews, documenting field trips, and bringing the outside world into the classroom.
Goals and Target Audience:
Attendees will learn how easy it is to capture quality audio and video with the Flipcam, as long as certain basic production requirements are met. They will also see how easy it is to edit captured footage, add titles and music, and then upload the results to the Internet. Target audience: CSU staff and faculty who would like to use video as teaching tool in the classroom and document student activities in the field. It will also demonstrate the ease of posting videos online.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Securing your Personal Computer
Presenters:
Russell Dawson
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
2010
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
230 LSC
Description:
We will examine an often over looked or misunderstood part of computing, the home based computer and network. We will review common home network configurations, what computer programs are updated automatically, antivirus programs, web browsers, and home entertainment devices.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: To encourage awareness of one’s home computer security posture. Target Audience: Non Technical Users.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
E-Reserves - a CSU Success Story: Universal Design, Copyright, and Fair Use
Presenters:
Jesse Hausler,Cristi MacWaters
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
2010
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
Library Computer Classroom 2
Description:
Learn how E-Reserves are made on campus, and about the many benefits our students experience because of a new process. E-Reserve documents are an ever present aspect of student learning at CSU. Responsibility for the development of these important course materials transferred to the Inter-Library Loan department in the summer of 2009. With this change came an entirely new approach to creating PDF based documents. Not only do E-Reserve documents follow current law regarding Copyright and Fair Use, they are accessible to students with disabilities and Universally Designed to enable search, copy and paste, reflow, and text-to-speech.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this session are to disseminate knowledge on how to create Universally Designed PDF documents while following applicable Fair Use and Copyright laws, as well as to publicize the successes of the Inter-Library Loan department’s new approach to creating E-Reserves. Our targeted audience includes faculty, librarians, creators of course materials, those involved with disability services and e-text creation, and anyone else interested in Copyright, Fair Use, or Universal Design for Learning practices.

3:00 PM

Session Title:
RAMweb: What Students Can See and Do to Make Life Easier at CSU
Presenters:
Linsey Cornish,Alan Fenn,Ilene Withers
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
2010
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
Tutorial of RAMweb and what students can access and see.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: --Inform the campus community of tools available to students through RAMweb and be able to help guide them when they have questions. --Increase student self-service. Targeted audience: Faculty, staff, and advisers.