Join us for May’s Exploring Learning Technologies (ELT) Community Meeting where we will take a closer look at how departments are using Virtual Reality (VR). We will learn how the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is using VR for digital storytelling and for developing virtual tours. We will also hear from the College of Arts and Sciences and their work in setting up a VR lab for student learning. The meeting will be held Friday (5/18) from 10-11:30AM in 346 Hopkins Hall. All are welcome. RSVPs encouraged: https://go.osu.edu/eltmay18
View the video recording from our conversation with Mike Hofherr courtesy of Doug Dangler.
Join us for April’s (4/20) Exploring Learning Technologies Community meeting from 10:00-11:30AM in 346 Hopkins Hall. This month we will hear from Mike Hofherr, Vice President and CIO for the OCIO. Mike will join us for a candid discussion on upcoming University priorities. All are welcome.
Join us for March’s (3/16) Exploring Learning Technologies Community meeting from 10:00-11:30AM in 346 Hopkins Hall. This month we will hear from departments integrating apps and iPads into their courses. Dr. Jennifer Burgoon from the Division of Anatomy will share her work integrating interactive content (i.e., the Complete Anatomy App) into a large enrollment undergraduate anatomy course. The College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Medicine will also share how they orient students to mobile devices for use in their respective curriculums.
We spent February’s meeting learning about different types of microphones in order to obtain optimal audio for multimedia projects. The meeting agenda is below along with video recordings captured courtesy of Doug Dangler.
- Getting the best audio for your video project
- High-end audio recording (Mark Rubinstein)
- Midrange equipment (Paul Kotheimer)
- High-end audio recording (Mark Rubinstein)
- Getting the best audio for your eLearning modules (Cara North, Sean Hickey, & Greg Nagy)
Join us this Friday (2/16) for the next Exploring Learning Technologies community meeting where we will take a closer look at how to obtain optimal audio for your multimedia project. We will hear instructional designers and videographers review equipment and best practices to make sure your listeners get great audio. We will be meeting in Room 346 Hopkins Hall from 10-11:30AM.
Join us for January’s Exploring Learning Technologies community meeting where we will be brainstorming ideas for the future direction of ELT including planning meeting topics and discussing opportunities for collaboration in the new year. We will be meeting on Friday January 19, 2018 from 10AM-11:30AM in 346 Hopkins Hall.
For July’s meeting scheduled for Friday, July 21, 2017 we will arrange a tour of the Idea Foundry. The tour will cost $5/person and will last 1 hour.
Join us for April’s meeting where we’ll be talking all things Canvas. The list of topics for the day with department presenting include:
- Clinical Hub implementation for Clinical Rotations (College of Veterinary Medicine)
- Extracting Email Addresses from Canvas (Fisher College of Business)
- Canvas and Online Language Testing (College of Arts and Sciences)
- Blundering Around in Canvas (Office of Distance Education and eLearning)
We’ll then open up the meeting up for you to ask questions and stump our community Carmen Affiliates. The College of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting us in Room 100 of the Veterinary Medicine Center located at 601 Vernon Tharp St, 43210, on April 21, 2017 from 10:30AM-noon.
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.
The Ohio State University Pressbooks Site: https://osu.pb.unizin.org/
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:
1900 Kenny Road
Columbus, OH 43210
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.
- Project Management Basics [Prezi]: http://bit.ly/pmLNL1
- ODEE PM Basics training [YouTube]: http://bit.ly/1xKAyiq
Check out the Box site: http://go.osu.edu/ELTPM for 4 documents:
- Lessons Learned Template [DOCX]
- Project Plan Template [XLSX]
- Charter Template [DOCX]
- The Project Manager [PPTX]