Program for the 2019 PDI

Tuesday, January 15th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Should I Be Using Electronic Reserve?
Presenters:
Theresa Spangler,Cristi MacWaters,Dax Collazo
Category:
Instructional and Informational Technology
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Computer Lab 174
Description:
Electronic Reserve is a service offered via Morgan Library and is useful for any instructor teaching an on campus or online course with required readings outside the textbook. If you've ever wondered if E-Reserves could benefit you, this is the session for you! We will cover how the system works for instructors and students, how we differ from Canvas, and all things copyright.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any CSU instructor teaching a course with required supplemental readings. Any CSU staff who participate in course development.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Introduction to Zotero: Easy-to-Use, Free Citation Management
Presenters:
Renae Watson
Category:
Research
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Computer Lab 174
Description:
Zotero is a citation-management favorite because it can be used after graduation, on the go, on multiple computers, and more since it is free. Come learn how to: obtain Zotero; collect citations for articles, books, and more right from your browser; organize citations in Zotero; and cite quickly and easily in your preferred style using the Zotero plug-in in Microsoft Word.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is intended for faculty, staff, and students--anyone who needs to organize literature/sources for their research, large or small. Attendees will learn the basics of using Zotero, as well as its strengths and weaknesses.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
5 Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Teams!
Presenters:
Lance Baatz
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Computer Lab 174
Description:
This session will offer a handful of tips and tricks for more effectively using Microsoft Teams offered through CSU’s Office 365 service. The session assumes that participants are members or owners of one or more Microsoft Teams and likewise are familiar with the basics of Teams. Time will be set aside for Q&A as part of the session.
Goals and Target Audience:
Owners or members of Microsoft Teams who want to learn more about effectively using and setting up a Microsoft Team

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Fly around the world with interactive maps...and pick up data along the way!
Presenters:
Elizabeth Tulanowski,Melinda Laituri,Sophia Linn
Category:
General Teaching Topics
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 hours 50 minutes
Room:
Morgan Library Computer Lab 174
Description:
Dynamic maps are everywhere -- in our cars, on our phones, in the news, and even in museums. Everything from government agencies to travel blogs use interactive maps to tell stories and share information using engaging media and data. In addition to showing just locations, spatial data can be very powerful in interpreting what's going on in the world, and can be an effective teaching aid in the classroom. In this two-hour hands-on workshop, staff from the Geospatial Centroid will take you on an exploration of a few cool web mapping applications that you can use for teaching or just for fun.
Goals and Target Audience:
Geared towards professors, instructors, and graduate students who teach or develop course material, this session will show attendees how they can enhance their curriculum by incorporating maps and spatial data as a way to share and visualize information.