Program for the 2014 PDI

Monday, January 13th

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Tools and emerging metrics for articulating research impact
Presenters:
Michelle Wilde,Allison Level,Merinda Mclure
Category:
Research
Date:
Monday, January 13th 2014
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Computer Classroom 174 Morgan Library
Description:
Your research makes an impact at CSU and beyond. Come and discover how new metrics are changing the ways we look at and evaluate scholarly impact. What value can new tools like Altmetrics and ORCID offer? Why are older established tools such as Web of Science still relevant?
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will learn about new scholarly impact metrics such as Altmetrics and ORCID. The target audience includes the individual researcher, members of research groups, graduate students, representatives from CSU departments, and more.

Tuesday, January 14th

8:30 AM

Session Title:
Top Tips for Making Accessible Documents
Presenters:
Allison Kidd,Shannon Lavey,Marla Roll
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Tuesday, January 14th 2014
Start Time:
8:30 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
Computer Classroom 174 Morgan Library
Description:
This session pinpoints the most critical methods for making electronic documents compatible with many types of technology used by a wide variety of students, including text-to-speech software, screen readers, mp3 players, and other assistive and mainstream technologies. Learn a few important steps to include in your workflow that make a huge difference to many students, including those with disabilities.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, Staff, GTAs

Wednesday, January 15th

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Echo 360
Presenters:
Frances Campana,Rusty Scott,ACNS STAFF
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2014
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Computer Classroom 174 Morgan Library
Description:
Recording lectures and making them available for student review is becoming very popular as part of the blended learning experience for students. The campus has recently adopted Echo360 as a lecture capture standard and is now available to faculty in two ways; through hardware appliances that have been installed in some classrooms on campus, and also through ‘personal capture’ software that can be installed on your desktop or laptop. In this session, we will demonstrate the functionality of the personal capture software and how it can be used to augment your course.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and GTAs.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Repeat Echo 360
Presenters:
Frances Campana,ACNS Staff
Category:
General Technology Issues
Date:
Wednesday, January 15th 2014
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Computer Classroom 174 Morgan Library
Description:
Recording lectures and making them available for student review is becoming very popular as part of the blended learning experience for students. The campus has recently adopted Echo360 as a lecture capture standard and is now available to faculty in two ways; through hardware appliances that have been installed in some classrooms on campus, and also through ‘personal capture’ software that can be installed on your desktop or laptop. In this session, we will demonstrate the functionality of the personal capture software and how it can be used to augment your course.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and GTAs.