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March 2020

Introduction to Excel (RH – grad students only)

March 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NY United States

Learn the basics of Excel, including Excel's layout and navigation in Macs and PCs, basic formulas, and table creation and analysis. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, graduate student liaison for Fordham IT's Instructional Technology Academic Computing (ITAC).

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Intermediate PowerPoint for undergrads (LC)

March 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
NY United States

Enhance your PowerPoint skills by exploring more advanced functions.

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Introduction to Data Visualization with Tableau Public (grad students only)

March 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
NY United States

Data visualization allows scholars to display large amounts of data in digestible graphic form. Discover the basics of data visualization using Tableau Public, free software that allows you to create detailed visualizations using only a spreadsheet. This techshop will focus especially on digital humanities data, but all are welcome to attend. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for… Continue Reading Introduction to Data Visualization with Tableau Public (grad students only)

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Designing Effective Classroom and Conference Presentations (grad students only)

March 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
NY United States

Step up your next presentation! Learn design basics and how to add animation, music, and video to your PowerPoint or Google Slides. You’ll also discover free media resources to use in your presentations. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, graduate student liaison for Fordham IT's… Continue Reading Designing Effective Classroom and Conference Presentations (grad students only)

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POSTPONED – Intermediate PPT for undergrads (RH)

March 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dealy, Rm E-205, Dealy Hall, Fordham University
Bronx, NY 10458 United States

THIS TECHSHOP HAS BEEN INDEFINITELY POSTPONED. Enhance your PowerPoint skills by exploring more advanced functions.

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POSTPONED: Intermediate Excel (RH – grad students only)

March 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NY United States

THIS TECHSHOP HAS BEEN INDEFINITELY POSTPONED Develop your Excel skills by exploring more advanced Excel functions, such as graphics and keyboard shortcuts. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, graduate student liaison for Fordham IT's Instructional Technology Academic Computing (ITAC).

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Asynchronous Tools – Screencasting & More (webinar)

March 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teaching in an asynchronous manner, where learning does not take place at a set time and place, is a great way to stay on track when meeting in person is not possible.  This approach involves instructors creating and/or distributing content (e.g. recorded video lecture, podcasts, voice-overs on PowerPoints, or even just handouts, etc.) ahead of time and supplementing it with additional elements (e.g. email, discussion boards, text, assignments, polls, etc.) to achieve class interaction but in a nonparallel fashion. In… Continue Reading Asynchronous Tools – Screencasting & More (webinar)

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Blackboard Intro (webinar)

March 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A broad workshop introduction to Blackboard Learn, Fordham’s Learning Management System.  Faculty get an overview of the system and learn how to set up their course shell aimed at those faculty who haven’t traditionally used this tool before. Instructors are guided through the following processes step-by-step: Course Design (Managing Course Menu); Adding Content (Creating Folders and Items, Using the WYSIWYG Text Editor, Hyperlinking and Attachments); Course Files (Batch Upload); User Management (Deleting Users vs Making them Unavailable, Adding Users); Communication (Announcements,… Continue Reading Blackboard Intro (webinar)

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Synchronous Tools – Blackboard Collaborate & More (webinar)

March 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Using a conference tool in lieu of in-class meetings is a great way to retain the “live” experience.  Blackboard Collaborate is one such tool, providing an online virtual classroom and meeting space within Fordham’s Learning Management System, allowing users to connect via audio, see each other via webcams, use a chat tool, collaborate on documents, and view presentations as well as other features. Instructors will also be shown other tools that may be helpful to a synchronous teaching modality. fordh.am/continuity

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September 2020

Creating Presentations for a Virtual Classroom or Conference (grad students)

September 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

In the world of COVID-19, most classes and conferences are being held at least partially, if not entirely, online. In this webinar, you can learn how to prepare both mentally and technologically for your virtual presentations, including tips for organizing your slides, where to find and how to add media, and how to present yourself on camera. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge… Continue Reading Creating Presentations for a Virtual Classroom or Conference (grad students)

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October 2020

Introduction to Excel (grad students only)

October 15, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

Learn the basics of Excel, including Excel's layout and navigation in Macs and PCs, basic formulas, and table creation and analysis. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, Graduate Student Liaison for Fordham IT's Instructional Technology Academic Computing (ITAC).

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Intermediate Excel (grad students only)

October 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

Develop your Excel skills by exploring more advanced Excel functions, such as graphics and keyboard shortcuts. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, graduate student liaison for Fordham IT's Instructional Technology Academic Computing (ITAC).

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Advanced Excel (grad students only)

October 29, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

Learn how to navigate more efficiently within Excel and develop a better understanding of working with data and formulas. This workshop will cover: Pivot tables Using formulas Filtering and sorting data Combining data from different worksheets Navigation Ribbon customization Printing worksheets Macros Advanced data visualizations This workshop is part of Fordham IT's series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is… Continue Reading Advanced Excel (grad students only)

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November 2020

Intro to Python (grad students only)

November 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

Join us for our Introduction to Python course! Our instructor will discuss a variety of introductory topics, including installation, basic functions, data types, packages, and more. See the full agenda below for more information. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, Graduate Student Liaison for Fordham IT's… Continue Reading Intro to Python (grad students only)

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Formatting Your Paper in Word (grad students only)

November 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

Most graduate schools at Fordham University have specific requirements for formatting a dissertation, thesis, or even a semester paper. Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create page numbers, tables of content, document structure, references, and more. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, Graduate Student… Continue Reading Formatting Your Paper in Word (grad students only)

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December 2020

Developing a Professional Website (grad students only)

December 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

Learn how to create your own professional website for your job applications and personal projects. Topics will include platform overviews and tips for content and design. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's new series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and professionalization. It is organized by Heather V. Hill, graduate student liaison for Fordham IT's Instructional Technology Academic Computing (ITAC).

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January 2021

Intro to Blackboard (grad students only)

Wed, January 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

Please note: This session is for graduate students only. If you are a faculty member, please register for one of our other Blackboard techshops. This will be a broad introduction to Blackboard, Fordham’s Learning Management System.  Graduate student instructors get an introductory overview of the system and learn how to set up their course.  This introduction will focus on issues specific to graduate student instructors who have never used Blackboard. More info on Blackboard. This workshop is part of Fordham… Continue Reading Intro to Blackboard (grad students only)

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February 2021

Creating Presentations for a Virtual Classroom or Conference (grad students)

Tue, February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

In the world of COVID-19, most classes and conferences are being held at least partially, if not entirely, online. In this webinar, you can learn how to prepare both mentally and technologically for your virtual presentations, including tips for organizing your slides, where to find and how to add media, and how to present yourself on camera. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and… Continue Reading Creating Presentations for a Virtual Classroom or Conference (grad students)

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March 2021

Managing Your Digital Academic Identity (grad students only)

Mon, March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
GradIT Zoom NY United States

If you’re not managing your digital identity, then someone else is. You can curate your own online academic profile by following the best practices we'll be sharing at this workshop. Learn tips for protecting your privacy online and how to best leverage social media for teaching and research. This workshop is part of Fordham IT's series of instructional technology workshops designed especially for graduate students looking to broaden their knowledge and skill with digital tools for the classroom, research, and… Continue Reading Managing Your Digital Academic Identity (grad students only)

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Curating Content with Flipboard

Wed, March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

The social web has vastly increased the amount of information available online. Explore the use of Flipboard as a way of curating information with your students.

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