Tech Talks: just the good stuff in less than an hour!

Instructional Media and Technology Services (IMATS) will offer a series of workshops starting on October 18. The workshops will be held in Barnard Hall Room 409.

CLICKERS: Thursday Oct 18, 12:15-1:00.  Have you given a talk and wondered if the audience was really engaged with the presentation? Try clickers! Want to ask the audience a sensitive question and get instant, anonymous, and truthful answers? Try clickers! IMATS has scores of clickers that anyone can borrow for a day or longer. Come to this session to see what they are capable of, and whether or not they fit your needs.

EXCEL: Thursday Oct 25, 12:15-1:00.  Do  you find yourself wanting to learn some of the functions of Excel but can’t think of any practical reason to do so? Come to this workshop and you will not only learn how to use formulas, equations and, tricks, but you will also learn how to make a budget for yourself that is easy to follow and to keep track of your spending!

VIDEO PRODUCTION 1: Thursday Nov 1, 12:15 -1:00.  Did you know that as a student, employee, or faculty member at Barnard, you have a variety of tools at your fingertips to produce high quality videos with little or no experience. Come learn about the equipment that we have available to borrow, as well as simple lighting, camera, and sound techniques.

VIDEO PRODUCTION 2: Thursday Nov 8, 12: 15-1:00.  Now that you know what tools you have at your disposal, come learn how to turn that raw footage into a slick, polished, interesting video. IMATS offers several different levels and tools for video editing at Barnard. Come learn what your options are as well as how to cut your first movie together!

IPADS: Thursday Nov 15, 12:15-1:00.  A versatile replacement for a bulky laptop, your iPad can be an e-reader, a note taking tablet, a presentation tool, or the easiest way to shoot and edit your next video project. Discover and share the ways that iPad apps can enhance your academic experience.

Download a PDF of the Tech Talks flyer.