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Thursday, March 8, 2012, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: EAC Outcomes and Blackboard
Presented by: Rob Kennedy
COPH 8/240

The presentation will provide an overview of the EAC Outcomes computer program which offers distribution and analysis of course surveys and tests. Students complete the forms in Blackboard and the results can be retrieved by the instructors. This information forms a critical component of continuous improvement of courses.

Thursday, March 8, 2012, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: RefWorks Citation Management
Presented by: UAMS Library
COPH 8/240

Thursday, February 9, 2012, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: Turning Technologies Clicker Demonstration
Presented by: Jessica Petrinjak, Turning Technologies
COPH 8/240

Professors have dramatically changed the face of education and improved course delivery!

Today's students have an average attention span of 7 minutes. How do you plan on keeping their attention long enough to teach them the vital information they need to succeed in our highly competitive world? The use of student response technology is a proven means of actively engaging students and maintaining student attention. Come see a live demonstration of the Turning Technology Clickers and see if they are something you would find useful.

This presentation will be broadcast via IVN to the UAMS Northwest Admin Conference Room and ACH Genetics Conference Room.

Thursday, February 16, 2012, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: UAMS Email Archive Policy
Presented by: Robert Durham, UAMS IT
COPH 8/240

Thursday, February 23, 2012, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: Mobile Device Security
Presented by: Steve Cochran, UAMS IT
COPH 8/240

Thursday, December 8, 2011, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: The Changing World of Scholarly Publishing
Presented by: Mary Ryan, MLS, MPH
COPH 8/240

Come explore

  • History and trends in scholarly publishing
  • Problems with the current publishing system
  • Some ways the publishing system can be improved

Thursday, September 15, 2011, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: Screencasting with Jing
Presented by: Kristal Boulden
COPH 8/240

Friday, June 24, 2011, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: Making Your Point with Power: Creating, Designing and Delivering Effective Presentations
Presented by: Richard Zraick, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
IDW 114 A/B

Wednesday, June 8, 2011, Noon - 12:50pm

Presentation: Telemedicine Services for Clinical Genetics
Presented by: G. Bradley Schaefer, MD, FAAP, FACMG
IDW 105 A/B

At the end of the session, the participant will:

  • Have reviewed the concept of "tele-genetics" and how it relates to other forms of tele-medicine delivery of services
  • Know the telemedicine capabilities for clinical genetics in Arkansas
  • Be familiar with the current services provided for genetics in Arkansas and associated states

Thursday, May 12, 2011, Noon - 12:45pm

Presentation: AB Tutor PC Remote Desktop Control Software: Application Features and Demonstration
Presented by: Joanna Delavan, UAMS Library Learning Resource Center
Location: Ed. II 8105

Join us for an overview of the PC remote desktop control application AB Tutor (www.abtutor.com). AB Tutor is used at UAMS to:

  • Broadcast and share computer screens
  • Monitor and log student activity via timestamp snapshots of student screens
  • Take over remote mouse and keyboard
  • Launch and control applications remotely

Thursday, April 21, 2011, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Developing Data Rich Interactive Websites: A Discussion of the Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search Website Development Process
Presented by: Nikiya Simpson, COPH Department of Epidemiology
Location: Ed. II 8121

Join us for a discussion of what it takes to develop data rich interactive websites. The presentation will include a demonstration of the Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search website (www.uams.edu/phacs).

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Video Index and Repository Demonstration and Discussion
Presented by: Martha Carle, College of Pharmacy; Jan Hart, Library; Jerzey Zielinski, IT
Location: I. Dodd Wilson room 115

Thursday, November 18, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: What is Social Networking? Blogs, Wikis, Facebook, Tagging, etc.?
Presented by: Kristen Sterba, UAMS Graduate School
Location: COPH 8/240

Thursday, October 28, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Turning Point Training
Presented by: Kim Morton, Ernie Baily, Martha Carle, Dave Dubriske, UAMS
Location: COPH 8/240

Come to the eTech@Noon presentation to see TurningPoint in action and learn different features available. Topics to be covered include:

  • Importing a TurningPoint participant list from Blackboard 8.0 into TurningPoint
  • Adding TurningPoint questions to PowerPoint slides
  • Exporting session data from TurningPoint into Blackboard 8.0
  • Best practices on using TurningPoint in the classroom
  • Troubleshooting TurningPoint in the classroom

Thursday, October 21, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Mobile Medical Apps
Presented by: Kristal Boulden, UAMS Library
Location: COPH 8/240

Mobile medical apps enable healthcare providers to access clinical and diagnosis information at the point of care using smartphones. From EBM resources to medical imaging, medical apps provide instant access to information needed in clinical and research settings. At this eTech@Noon, discover the most popular apps for several medical specialties.

Thursday, October 7, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Enabling Anytime/Anywhere Learning and Empowering Life Long Learning
Presented by: Eric Dawson, Senior Strategic Accounts Manager, Apple, Inc.
Location: COPH 8/240

Eric Dawson will be talking to us about what solutions to learning anytime/anywhere that Apple, Inc. has to offer, especially solutions for medical and health care professionals.  Apple understands the need for life-long learning and have developed different items to meet this need. Come see what is out there.

Thursday, September 30, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Web of Science
Presented by: Susan Steelman, UAMS Library
Location: COPH 8/240

Join us for a highlight of some known benefits of the Web of Science family of databases such as topical searching and the cited reference search for preparing for the all important promotion time.  We will also cover some of the lesser known uses of Web of Science such as unique tools for citation mapping and citation analysis. 

View the archive here.

(Please note: If you choose to navigate through the archive yourself, the audio and video might be out of sync.)

Thursday, September 23, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Blended Learning: A Two Year Journey into SoftChalk and Wimba: Promoting Active Learning in BSN Nursing Students
Presented by: Kim Morton and Nina Grissom, UAMS College of Nursing
Location: COPH 8/240

*As seen at the Teaching with Technology Symposium

The purpose of this presentation is to inform faculty and instructional designers of the uses of Wimba and SoftChalk in a blended learning environment (face-to-face and online instruction). Demonstrations of both software packages and discussions of how which was used in two blended courses will be covered.

Thursday, September 16, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Making Your Point with Power: Creating, Designing, and Delivering Effective Presentations
Presented by: Richard Zraick, UAMS College of Health Related Professions
Location: COPH G219 Pauly Auditorium

*As seen at the Teaching with Technology Symposium

This multimedia-rich presentation will provide an overview of key principles in the creation, design, and delivery of effective slideshow-based teaching presentations.

Great Resources for Presentation Ideas (PDF)

Thursday, September 9, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Interactive Training for Today's Generation
Presented by: Lee Wiengard, Lockhead Martin Training Solutions, Inc.
Location: COPH 8/240

*As seen at the Teaching with Technology Symposium

Utilization of today's interactive software to engage students in the learning process is important. The interactive software being utilized saves device time, training time, and provides remediation without the use of higher level training devices/facilities.

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Tips and Tools for Working on the Go
Presented by: Jon Goodell, UAMS Library and Todd McKee, Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatrics
Location: COPH 8/240

Learn about the features and uses of Google Docs and Dropbox. Google Docs is a web based application used for creating, editing, and sharing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, forms, and drawings. Dropbox is an application used to sync PC and Mac files as well as files from one workstation to another. Join us Thursday at 12:00pm to learn more.

Thursday, March 18, 2010, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Steve and Joe from IT
Presented by: Steve Cochran, Director, IT Security and Joe Woodall, IT
Location: COPH 8/240

Steve Cochran and Joe Woodall will be hosting a Q&A session to discuss the following:

  • Encryption
  • Smart Phones
  • Mobile devices at UAMS
  • Email security

Most of the hour will be devoted to answering your questions.

Friday, October 23, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Intellectual Property Issues Involved in Creating Educational Materials
Presented by: Harold Evans, Intellectual Property Attorney, Williams & Anderson PLC
Location: COPH G230

The following questions will be addressed:

1. What is copyright?
2. What does copyright protect?
3. How long does copyright last?
4. What are the rights of authors?
5. What are the rights of users that limit the rights of copyright owners?
6. What is fair use?
7. What is the extent of liability for copyright infringement?

Friday, October 9, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Evolution or Revolution: The Changing World of Scholarly Publishing
Presented by: Mary Ryan, UAMS Library Director
Location: COPH 8/240

View the archive here.

(Please note: If you choose to navigate through the archive yourself, the audio and video might be out of sync.)

Friday, October 2, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: What's New in Wimba Classroom 6.0?
Presented by: Keith Freeman, Office of Educational Development
Location: COPH G230

Many instructors consider live, personal interaction to be the most valuable element of teaching and learning.
Wimba Classroom allows educators and students to build relationships by combining interactive technologies with instructional best practices.

Educators and students can engage in verbal and nonverbal communication to increase psychological closeness among learners.
Designed exclusively for education, Wimba Classroom focuses attention on the content and speaker, not on the technology.

This session will cover:

  • Do More with your MP4 – Easily create and distribute MP4 files to an iPhone, Blackboard, YouTube or even Facebook so students can access content anytime, anyplace.
  • Lecture Capture – Capturing classroom activity and making it available for review and reuse strengthens student comprehension. Record the audio, video, chat, whiteboard or simply capture the traditional offline lecture environment.

View the archive here.

(Please note: If you choose to navigate through the archive yourself, the audio and video might be out of sync.)

Friday, August 7, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Camtasia Relay
Presented by: Walter Michael Pelowski, http://www.techsmith.com
Location: Library Access Grid Room (3/110)

Camtasia Relay was created for educators and companies to record PowerPoint presentations or training sessions and distribute them in various formats.

Camtasia Relay has two components - the desktop client (available for Mac and Windows) that handles the recording part and a server component that produces this video recording in different formats like iPod, Windows Media, etc.

Friday, May 29, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Wikis in Education
Presented by: Nicki Hilliard, College of Pharmacy
Location: COPH G232

An informal discussion of wikis will cover:

  • What is a wiki?
  • Where to get a free wiki space
  • How to set up a wiki
  • Ideas for educational use

Friday, May 22, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Safe Computing: The Basics and Beyond
Presented by: Steve Cochran, UAMS IT Security
Location: COPH G232

Join us for a non-technical look into basic computer security at home and at work. Topics include:
                                                                                                                              

  • Firewalls
  • Anti-Virus/Spyware
  • Phishing
  • Spam

Friday, April 17, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Turning Point Technologies Audience Response System
Presented by: Ernie Baily, UAMS Audiovisual Services
Location: COPH G232

Are you interested in learning about the Turning Point Technologies Audience Response System that is in use at UAMS? Join us for a demonstration of the system, learn about the basic question types available, and actually use the clickers themselves. You will also learn about the reports available, how to obtain the software, and how to check out the clickers.

Friday, March 27, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Where is the Darn Picture File? Media Dex Can Help You Organize and Retrieve Your Digital Images Easily
Presented by: Sam Giannavola, UAMS Creative Services
Location: COPH G219 Pauly Auditorium

Media Dex is an inexpensive and easy to use program that will help you organize and retrieve your digital images.  If you have a few hundred or a few thousand images, efficient categorization and retrieval of selected images can save you many hours of searching for just the right one.

View the archive here.

(Please note: If you choose to navigate through the archive yourself, the audio and video might be out of sync.)

Friday, March 20, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: ooVoo
Presented by: Rebecca Martindale, Rural Hospital Program
Location: COPH G232

This presentation will provide an overview of Video Calling with ooVoo including:

  • What is ooVoo
  • What do Multi-party videoconferences look like in ooVoo?
  • Why use ooVoo?
    • Features of ooVoo
    • Video Calling
    • Web Video Calling
    • Create Video Chat Rooms
    • Video Call Recording
    • Video Messages
    • Video Effects
  • Creating an ooVoo account.
  • How easy is ooVoo really?

View the archive here.

Friday, March 13, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Respondus and Respondus LockDown Browser
Presented by: Paul Francis, College of Nursing
Location: COPH G232

For those of you that use Blackboard to host your quizzes or exams, this presentation is just you.

Join us to learn about:

  • Creating Tests in Black Board and Respondus
  • Understanding Respondus “Standard Format” for importing questions
  • Creating “Multi Choice” tests in Microsoft Word
  • Creating “Multi Responses” tests in Microsoft Word
  • Creating “Matching” tests in Microsoft Word
  • Creating “Short Answer” tests in Microsoft Word
  • Creating “Paragraph” style tests in Microsoft Word
  • Importing Microsoft Word “Test Banks” into Respondus
  • Setting test parameters in Respondus
  • Publishing Respondus tests into Black Board
  • Retrieving tests questions form Black Board
  • Intro to Respondus “Secure Exam Server”

No archive is available for this session.

Friday, March 6, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: UAMS Library Spotlights: Dynamed
Presented by: Susan Steelman, UAMS Library
Location: COPH G232

Join us at this week’s Friday@Noon to learn about DynaMed, an evidenced-based information tool created by physicians for physicians to support clinical decision making. Designed to be a point-of-care tool, DynaMed provides clinical summaries on 3,000 topics.

Come learn about DynaMed’s special features, topic summaries, and more. 

View the archive here.

(Please note: If you choose to navigate through the archive yourself, the audio and video might be out of sync.)

Friday, February 20, 2009, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: 5 Things to Know about Photoshop Elements that will Improve your PowerPoint Presentations
Presented by: Sam Giannavola, UAMS Creative Services
Location: COPH G219 Pauly Auditorium

PowerPoint is a great presentation program to improve your topic of discussion. But as you have probably figured out, manipulating images for enhancement within PowerPoint isn’t very easy.  A great tool to use to make your images more appealing is Photoshop Elements. This program is easy to use and allows you to manipulate images so that they will look their best when they are projected. 

Five fundamental Photoshop Elements techniques will be demonstrated that will enable you to make your images the best they can possibly be.

View the archive here.

(Please note: If you choose to navigate through the archive yourself, the audio and video might be out of sync.)

Friday, November 21 2008, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Citrix Access Gateways: Remote Applications the Zen Way
Presented by: Loretta Edwards, UAMS Library and Matt Nation, UAMS IT
Location: COPH G232

What is Citrix? What can Citrix do for you? Do you find that you need access to applications or resources only available on campus when you are not?

Join us for this presentation where we will explore how easy it is to use the new Citrix Access Gateway and the resources available to faculty, staff, and students.

Friday, November 28, 2008, No Friday@Noon - Happy Thanksgiving

Friday, December 5, 2008, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: Intellectual Property Protection and Technology Transfer at UAMS
Presented by: Michael G. Douglas, Ph.D., Director, UAMS BioVentures and Joe Underwood, J.D., PhD., Senior Contracts Attorney and Chair, UAMS Patent and Copyright Committee
Location: COPH 8/240

Friday, November 14, 2008, Noon - 1pm

Presentation: RefWorks
Presented by: Susan Steelman and Brynn Mays, UAMS Library
Location: COPH G232

Join us for this week’s Friday@Noon for an Introduction to RefWorks, a research management tool accessible anywhere via the web.  The UAMS Library provides a campus-wide subscription to this amazing, user friendly tool. 

RefWorks allows you to:

    • Create personal databases online which are accessible anywhere with an Internet connection. 
    • Download references from major databases via direct export features or manually enter references as you use them.
    • Organize and manage references, sort and manage folders, dedup records, insert URL links, and attach PDF or Word documents.
    • Share references via the Internet as you collaborate with colleagues worldwide.
    • Format bibliographies and manuscripts easily to various styles /journal requirements.

    Friday, October 31, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: Microsoft Office 2007 - Publisher
    Presented by: Martin Maize, College of Nursing
    Location: COPH G232

    Learn How To in Publisher 2007:

    1. Create new publications from scratch or using predesigned templates.
    2. Change templates and paper size
    3. Create business information sets
    4. Change color and font schemes
    5. Create and format Text boxes
    6. Link two or more text boxes
    7. Import word documents
    8. Add and format pictures from different file sources

    For a Quick Guide to Office 2007, go to http:\\intranet.uams.edu\sms\office 2007 quick guide.htm  - You MUST use Internet Explorer and be on campus to view

    Friday, October 24, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: Microsoft Office 2007 - Excel
    Presented by: Kim Morton, College of Nursing
    Location: COPH G232

    Learn What’s New in Excel 2007:

    1. Learn how the Excel user Ribbon has replaced toolbars
    2. Improved formatting capabilities
    3. New color management scheme
    4. Improved charting engine
    5. New ways to manage data in workbooks
    6. See how data filters can limit what’s shown on the screen
    7. See how Formula AutoComplete can summarize data and streamline formula creation
    8. Using PivotTables to reorganize data
    9. Controlling printout outs
    10. Using Excel with other Microsoft Office 2007 products

    This demonstration is for novice to intermediate Excel users. The focus of this class will be the enhanced features of Excel 2007.

    Friday, October 17, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: Microsoft Office 2007 - One Note
    Presented by: Daniel Baker, Office of Academic Services
    Location: Ed West, Room 115 A&B

    Have you ever felt like once you got all those notes collected for all the projects you are working on and didn’t have anywhere to put them?  Even worse, do you remember where you put them? 

    One Note, more than an organizer, it is your personal electronic Trapper Keeper.  Keep all those notes, documents, emails, WebPages, and scribbles in one convenient place, without all the clutter.  Best of all, no one has to know how easy you just made your life!

    Top 10 reasons why you do not want to miss this presentation:

    1. Gather your notes and information in one place
    2. Back up your valuable information
    3. Find information more quickly
    4. Work together more effectively
    5. Avoid duplicate work
    6. Organize your way
    7. Prioritize and manage tasks and your to-do list more efficiently
    8. Make meeting more productive
    9. Get up to speed quickly
    10. Improve productivity away from the office

    Friday, October 10, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: PowerPoint 2007: Update or Upgrade?
    Presented by: S. Todd McKee, M.Ed., Reynolds Department of Geriatrics and Arkansas Geriatric Education Center
    Location: COPH G232

    PowerPoint 2007 is part of the updated version of the Microsoft Office Suite. Is it a legitimate upgrade or just another incremental update?

    Some of the topics that will be discussed at this Friday@Noon session include:

    • The “Ribbon” interface
    • Instant previews
    • Quick styles
    • Custom layouts
    • SmartArt
    • Text and Object effects

    Come see what is new and decide on your own.

    Friday, October 3, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: Microsoft Office 2007 - Word
    Presented by: Joanna Delavan, UAMS Library
    Location: Ed West Room 115 A&B

    As you may know, UAMS has acquired licensure for Office 2007. Right now the installation is voluntary and some of you might have actually ventured into this new world. As you begin your journey, you might find yourself asking, “Where is this function located now?” or “How do I do that?”

    Joanna will begin the Friday@Noon series focused on Office 2007 by giving a brief tour of Word 2007. Topics that will be covered during this session include:

    • The Windows button – What happens if I click on that?
    • The Quick Access Toolbar – Can this be customized? Where is my Print Preview button?
    • The Office Ribbon – Goodbye to the old menu system
    • Building Tables – These are finally easy to do!
    • Changing some of the default settings

    Friday, September 19, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: Safe Computing - The Basics and Beyond
    Presented by: Steve Cochran, UAMS Director of IT Security
    Location: COPH G232

    Join Steve for a non-technical look into computing best practices including:

    • Concerns about protection from computer viruses
    • Identity theft
    • Encryption
    • Social Networking
    • Questions about email

    Friday, August 15, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: Copyright - Good Habits
    Presented by: Jan Hart, Ed.D., Library Associate Director
    Location: COPH G230

    Jan will present the self-study module ‘Copyright – Good Habits’ (http://www.library.uams.edu/policy/copyright/index.html), and will discuss copyright issues that face teaching faculty.  The focus is on using copyrighted materials in the classroom, in the web-based learning environment, and the printing and downloading of copyrighted materials.   Use of journal articles and other materials in Blackboard (WebCT) and eReserves will be discussed.   

    If interested but unable to attend, please use the self-study module or review the College of Medicine Guidelines for Use of Copyright Materials in Education also found on the Library website at (http://www.library.uams.edu/policy/copyright.aspx.  The COM Guidelines have been approved by other UAMS colleges. 

    Friday, August 8, 2008, Noon - 1pm

    Presentation: More about Using PowerPoint - Creative Motion Paths and Working with Images
    Presented by: Sam Giannavola, UAMS Creative Services
    Location: COPH G225

    In this session, we will explore motion paths in PowerPoint. Motion paths are an easy and efficient way of moving any object to a preprogrammed place on a PowerPoint slide.  This is an ideal technique to show sequential movement of an object.
      
    Due to the fantastic response at the last Friday@Noon, there will also be more discussion about working with images in PowerPoint.

    This session will use PowerPoint 2003.

     

     


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