Program for the 2014 PDI

Monday, January 13th

9:45 AM

Session Title:
i>clicker Training
Presenters:
Steve Foster
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Monday, January 13th 2014
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Please join us to learn how i>clicker can significantly change the way you and your students interact by enabling you to assess your students' knowledge, keep their attention, provide immediate feedback, and encourage all students to participate. We will provide a detailed training session to prepare you for the upcoming semester. Topics covered in this session include assessing student knowledge during class; receiving immediate feedback from your students, getting your entire class participating, peer instruction, taking attendance, sparking discussions and debates, identifying misconceptions, asking moral, ethical, or legal questions using anonymous polling, learning more about the way your class thinks using demographic polling, and increasing class attendance using clicker points.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and instructors interested in using response systems in the classroom.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
i>clicker Training REPEAT
Presenters:
Steve Foster
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Monday, January 13th 2014
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Please join us to learn how i>clicker can significantly change the way you and your students interact by enabling you to assess your students' knowledge, keep their attention, provide immediate feedback, and encourage all students to participate. We will provide a detailed training session to prepare you for the upcoming semester. Topics covered in this session include assessing student knowledge during class; receiving immediate feedback from your students, getting your entire class participating, peer instruction, taking attendance, sparking discussions and debates, identifying misconceptions, asking moral, ethical, or legal questions using anonymous polling, learning more about the way your class thinks using demographic polling, and increasing class attendance using clicker points.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and instructors interested in using response systems in the classroom.

Wednesday, January 15th

8:30 AM

Session Title:
An Introduction the Next Generation of Phone Service at CSU
Presenters:
Kyle Haefner
Category:
Other
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2014
Start Time:
8:30 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
After nearly 20 years of service, CSU’s Nortel telephone switch is now end of life, and Telecom has begun implementing a new phone system. This session will provide an introduction to this next generation of phone service including Unified Messaging, Unified Communications, Voice over IP (VoIP) and how this new system will change the way you work.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goals of this session are to give an overview of the new SipXecs Unified Communications System. Those who attend will learn how Unified Messaging, Unified Communications, VoIP and other terms you may have heard will change the way you communicate. Target Audience: This session is designed all faculty and staff interested in learning about the new system.

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Hands on With Next Generation of Phone Service at CSU
Presenters:
Kyle Haefner
Category:
Other
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2014
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Learn how to use the new VoIP phones. New services such as IM software-based phones and Outlook integration clients will be shown. Learn how to set up call forwarding, simultaneous ringing, and speed dials through the web interface. Ask questions, touch the phones in an informal hands-on question/answer lab environment.
Goals and Target Audience:
Current VoIP users, administrators, users from up-and-coming VoIP installations.

2:15 PM

Session Title:
Rock Your Presentations: Media acquisition, editing and integration into presentation software
Presenters:
Christopher Geanious MEd
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2014
Start Time:
2:15 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
This is a hands on workshop to introduce attendees software tools and techniques which will enable them download video from the World Wide Web, edit it, import it into popular presentation software and integrate it into existing course materials. Attendees are urged to bring a laptop or device to work on a presentation within this workshop.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: 1. Use software to download video for fair use. 2. Simple editing techniques for video. 3. Integration of video into presentation production software. 4. Editing or creation of classroom/online presentations integrating video content. Targeted Audience: Classroom or online instructors.