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Educational Technology

Gradebook Module Demo
Ranjani Saigal
Thu Jan 26, Tue Jan 31, 01:30-02:30pm, W92-206

No limit but advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 25-Jan-2012
Repeating event. Participants welcome at any session

IS&Tís Learning Management Applications & Systems team will demo the Gradebook Module, a new Learning Management application currently being beta tested by a limited number of MIT departments. An overview of existing and planned functionality will be provided, followed by training for new and continuing Gradebook Module users. All interested parties are encouraged to attend.
Contact: Ranjani Saigal, W92-140D, x4-8322, ranjani@mit.edu
Sponsor: Information Services and Technology

Webex Overview : How to Give a Presentation Remotely
Kate Fontanella
Wed Feb 1, 10-11:00am, E17-121

Enrollment limited: first come, first served
Single session event

Do you need to find an easier way to collaborate with other Universities or distant colleagues? Maybe you need to schedule a meeting on campus but everyone is too busy to gather in the same place at the same time?

In this session, we will demonstrate the capabilities of the tool WebEx, from hosting a basic conference call to conducting an interactive seminar. Come learn howWebEx can make your meetings more productive and successful.

WebEx is available to all Faculty, Staff and Students at MIT.
Contact: Kate Fontanella, E17-121, (617) 324-5931, kfontane@mit.edu
Sponsor: Information Services and Technology

Wikis Knowledge Share
Devin Stronge, Jeanne Chiang
Tue Jan 24, 02-03:00pm, 1-134

No limit but advance sign up required (see contact below)
Single session event

IS&Tís Learning Management Applications & Services team will lead a knowledge-sharing session for MIT Wiki users. This session will be a moderated participant-driven forum covering methods, tools and features that make management of Wiki content easier and more effective. The discussion will include such subjects as content formatting and organization, reporting, and attachment management.

Please join us for this interactive session, and feel free to bring up any questions you may have regarding set-up and/or functionality of any specific feature, plugin and macro.

While this session is recommended for moderate to advanced Wiki users, all interested parties are encouraged to attend.
Contact: Devin Stronge, dstronge@mit.edu
Sponsor: Information Services and Technology

lynda.com - Getting the Most Out of It
Mark Wiklund
Thu Jan 19, 11-12:00am, Stata 32-124

Single session event
Prereq: None

Are you interested in learning how to better manage training in lynda.com, for yourself or for your area?

lynda.com provides MIT students, faculty, and staff with over 1,200 online technology training courses on topics such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, web publishing, Drupal, design, and video.

This non-credit presentation, led by Mark Wiklund, IS&T Training Manager and Jennifer Jortner, Customer Concierge of lynda.com, will discuss the lynda.com catalog of classes and focus on new features in lynda.com that can help learners track their training, bookmark courses, and generate certificates of completion.
Contact: Mark Wiklund, W92-228, x3-0686, mwiklund@mit.edu
Sponsor: Information Services and Technology
Cosponsor: MIT Human Resources


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