Program for the 2010 PDI

Friday, January 8th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Windows OS Deployment
Presenters:
Jason Huitt
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Friday, January 8th 2010
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Windows OS deployment has changed significantly in the past several years. This session aims to review recent developments in Microsoft’s deployment technologies, giving you practical information about image preparation with Sysprep, deployment with ImageX, and image management. In this session you'll see demonstrations of the tools and tricks you can use in your environment to speed up deployment, cut costs and streamline implementing all versions of Windows - both in clients and servers. We'll also demo Windows Deployment Services, and show you how to easily create your own flash drive boot disk using WinPE.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is intended for technicians, server administrators and lab managers who are involved in maintaining Windows PCs. Attendees are encouraged to have prior experience with Sysprep and general computer imaging processes in order to get the most out of this session.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Central Exchange Forum for Resource Coordinators and IT Support Staff
Presenters:
Lance Baatz,Jason Huitt
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2010
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
ACNS provides Exchange for a number of users and departments on campus. This session will include a brief presentation including the Top 5 Central Exchange Tips, Tricks, & Things to Know. We’ll discuss common questions fielded by ACNS regarding Central Exchange services as well the Resource Coordinator Tools – which are used by departmental Exchange Resource Coordinators to create rooms, equipment, and shared mailboxes on the Central Exchange system. Finally, we will set aside ample time to allow attendees to ask “burning” questions they have with regard to supporting users on Central Exchange and also to gather feedback about the things people like and/or would like to see in the future.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is intended for Central Exchange Resource Coordinators and/or departmental IT support staff who provide the first line of support for people using Central Exchange for e-mail and calendaring.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Talkies! Adding Narration to RamCT Using PowerPoint or Camtasia.
Presenters:
Dr. Pete Seel,Kevin Nolan
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2010
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Online digital presentations can become tedious as students click through the slides and easily lose interest. Adding a human touch with voice narration to your RamCT section may be just what your students need to stay engaged. Dr. Pete Seel has received positive feedback from his students when he began adding narration to his online PowerPoint presentations. Camtasia provides a way to create a flash video with narration. The product captures what is happening on your computer screen and can be posted into RamCT. This video with narration can be very helpful for demonstrating how to perform certain tasks. Kevin Nolan will demonstrate how to quickly create a Camtasia video clip with sound.
Goals and Target Audience:
Learn how to easily add narration to PowerPoint presentations. Learn how to use Camtasia to capture what appears on your computer screen with narration.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
No more VPN for wireless!
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
2010
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Wireless computer users on campus previously were required to use the Cisco VPN client to access the rest of the CSU network and the Internet. No more! Steve Lovaas of ACNS will describe the new, no-VPN method of protecting wireless laptop traffic; simply log on with your eID! Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops for hands-on practice and instruction (XP service-pack 3, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OSX 10.4 or later, or a recent distribution of Linux).
Goals and Target Audience:
Target audience: All wireless laptop users on campus. Goals: 1. Participants will gain awareness of the three ways of connecting securely to CSU's wireless network. 2. Participants will learn a simple, step-by-step method for configuring the new, easy, no-VPN method. 3. Participants who bring their own laptop will successfully connect to the wireless without a VPN client by the end of the session.