MSU Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology to be held May 7-8

IT Services will offer two days of no-cost workshops on research and instructional technology on May 7 and 8, 2013. These seminars are also open to graduate assistants.

Seminars in Research and Instructional Technology brochure

The workshops are designed to support faculty, academic staff, and graduate assistants in their teaching and research roles by providing seminars led by experts in online learning, and instruction in the use of a variety of software tools.

This semester’s series features new sessions on Desire2Learn, Turnitin, Zotero, and Geographic Information Systems. Additional sessions include a wide variety of topics, such as MATLAB, Python, Camtasia, Photoshop, and Google Apps.

The schedule

Participants may choose from a variety of sessions over two days. There are also free lunches at the Union Ballroom on both days for all attendees featuring MSU faculty and staff reporting on uses of research and instructional technology.

When: May 7 and 8, 2013

What: Seminars provide online learning with hands-on instruction using computer hardware, software, and MSU’s technology classrooms. Morning sessions run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Afternoon sessions run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. each day. Choose from one to four sessions over the two-day period.

There will be a full group luncheon both days with speakers. All sessions will start promptly at their scheduled times.

Where: Computer labs and classrooms on the MSU’s East Lansing campus.

Register online through May 3, 2013.