Join us for March’s Exploring Learning Technologies community meeting (3/17) where we will learn about Pressbooks, the latest tool being used by instructors to create eBooks. Pressbooks streamlines the process for creating digital texts, greatly reducing the cost to publish. It also features a growing user base of content authors driven to create open access textbooks. Mike Shiflet from the Affordable Learning Exchange at the Office of Distance Education and eLearning, will give us an overview of Pressbooks and share case studies of books created by university faculty. We will be meeting from 10:30AM-noon in 115 Stillman Hall.
February’s meeting (2/17) will continue our exploration of virtual reality in education. We will learn how the College of Education and Human Ecology’s Center on Education and Training for Employment (CETE) is evaluating the Oculus Rift virtual reality system. Greg Nagy, Web Communications System Engineer, will show us how the system works with a live demo of the Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch controllers. All are welcome. RSVPs encouraged:
We will be meeting from 10:30-noon at the Center’s home located at:
Come and learn the foundations of project management with Dr. David Lindstedt, PhD, PMP, CBCP, Director of Program Management for The Office of Distance Education and eLearning. We’ll discuss the basics of the discipline, why they matter, and how you can implement them right away. We will be meeting from 11:30AM-1PM in Campbell Hall 100.
Join us for the next ELT Community meeting on Friday (11/18) where we’ll take a closer look at augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). Brad Henry will guide us through the latest happenings in the field and its implications for the classroom. We’ll be meeting from 10:30-noon in Page Hall Room 10. All are welcome.
For the third year in a row, a digital badge is being awarded to attendees at the annual ELT Unconference. However, this year signals the first time an ELT badge will be awarded through the OSU Buckeye Badges system.
The new badging system for OSU was developed by Tim Rhodus and Ernest Witney with initial funding provided by the Zirkle Endowment for Undergraduate Instruction for Innovation.
In addition to the Exploring Learning Technologies community, Buckeye Badges has created partnerships with the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, Departments of Chemistry, Psychology and Horticulture & Crop Science, Fisher College of Business Career Services and Middle East Studies Center.
Want to know more about Adobe apps at the Ohio State University? Join us for this month’s Exploring Learning Technologies community meeting this Friday, September 16th from 10:30-noon in Room 10 of Page Hall where we’ll learn about Adobe Apps such as Slate, Captivate, and EdEx, to bring the wow factor to your elearning presentations.
Our next community meeting is this Friday (5/20) from 10:30-noon in Smith Lab Room 1077. We will hear from members of OSU Extension on how they leverage social media to build online communities and reach audiences beyond the classroom for outreach and professional development. RSVPs are encouraged: http://go.osu.edu/eltmay