April 16 ELT: Power Automate

Looking for a way to automate routine tasks and increase your productivity? Join us for April’s (4/16) Exploring Learning Technologies Community (ELT) meeting where we will learn about Microsoft’s Power Automate. We’ll learn how departments at OSU are using Power Automate to create workflows to automate repetitive and manual tasks across various programs and services. We’ll be meeting from 10-11:30AM. Click here to Register for April’s ELT Meeting.

November 8 ELT: Getting Started with Adobe Character Animator

Image of Character Animator Agenda with a link to PowerPoint version

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Our next community meeting will be November 8th from 10:00AM-11:30AM in 346 Hopkins Hall. We will be joined by Richard Batts, Instructional Designer for Fisher’s Leadership Initiative, who will introduce us to Adobe’s Character Animator. All are welcome. RSVPs encouraged: https://go.osu.edu/nov8elt

Do you want to learn how to make characters come to life quickly and easily?

This workshop will introduce you to Character Animator, an Adobe product that allows you to create a character and animate it. Character Animator uses your expression and movements to animate your puppet in real-time. In this short workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Import a puppet and background
  • Record voiceover or sync pre-existing dialogue to a puppet
  • Export scene to a mp4 format

Meeting Pre-work

To give yourself enough time to experiment and play with Adobe Character Animator at the workshop, you may want to do the following:

Make sure you bring you computer and mouse to the workshop.

October 11 ELT: PowerPoint Unleashed

Screenshot JRock's CarmenZoom Meeting with Link to Recording

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Thank you Cara and Jonathan for the great session on PowerPoint.

The CarmenZoom recording of the meeting is available here:  https://go.osu.edu/pptunleashed

Session Description:

Our next community meeting will be a webinar format available through CarmenZoom hosted by Cara North, Senior Learning Experience Designer at OSU’s College of Education and Human Ecology, and Jonathan Rock, Learning Stylist with Zoetis Inc. Throw away your legacy perspectives on what PowerPoint can do! Did you know PowerPoint is capable of producing cinematic animated experiences — at the fraction of the file sizes of comparable video? Time to flex some ingenuity and innovate! Join Jonathan and Cara for a great session that will inspire the PowerPoint genius inside you.