Program for the 2016 PDI

Monday, January 11th

10:45 AM

Session Title:
Maximizing Effectiveness of Queries & Bin Management in the Graduate Slate Admission System
Presenters:
Trish Torrez,Jordan Fritts
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 11th 2016
Start Time:
10:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Computer Classroom 175 Morgan Library
Description:
Tips, tricks, and guidance for querying applicant populations and statuses in Slate. We will also discuss bin management to effectively move applications through the system.
Goals and Target Audience:
To increase the comfort level of operating in the new admissions application system for Slate Phase I graduate coordinators who handle the application process for their departments.
Session Resources:

Tuesday, January 12th

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Learn How to Help All Students Reach their Potential with Accessible Course Materials
Presenters:
Allison Kidd
Category:
Diversity
Date:
Tuesday, January 12th 2016
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
Computer Classroom 175 Morgan Library
Description:
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to design electronic learning materials to work well with technology. Specifically, how to make PDF documents searchable, how to format Word documents using Styles, and formatting PPT presentations for multiple uses. Formatting these materials prior to embedding them in various technology platforms enables students to access the content through multiple media and technological tools, thus supporting students of all abilities to engage the material.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any Faculty, TA, or Staff member who prepares electronic content for distribution, whether in a course, on the web, or for administrative purposes.