The final UPCrossroads discussion event for this spring will take place on Friday, March 2, at 3 p.m., in the Clark Library Digital Lab. Join guest speaker Peter Pappas from the School of Education for an intriguing exploration of where social media has taken us. His talk, “Social media promised us a voice for all, instead we got Troll Farms,” will be a thought-provoking journey that should invite much discussion. All are welcome to attend and participate. Snacks and beverages will be served.
Faculty, staff, and students who would like to learn to create multi-touch iBooks using iBooks Author are invited to attend a free worksop on Thursday, May 28, at 10 a.m., in the Digital Lab of the Clark Library, with Peter Pappas, education (pictured). Refreshments will be served.
Pappas has published six of his own iBooks and helped his students publish two more. For more information on iBooks Author click here: http://bit.ly/iba-class. This will be a hands-on workshop and all are invited to bring content to work with, such as text files, images, or videos. Participants will leave with a demonstration iBook and the confidence to keep going.
The workshop is sponsored by academic technology services and the Clark Library. For more information contact Maria Erb, information services, at 8841 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next installment in the Faculty Speaker Series will take place on Monday, March 23, at 3 p.m., in the Clark Library classroom. Peter Pappas, education (pictured), will showcase a variety of innovative technology projects geared to build a network of learning resources beyond the classroom. Some of the student projects covered in the presentation include developing a mobile iOS app, co-authoring a WordPress blog, publishing two popular iBooks, and hosting a global Twitter chat. Pappas will also preview an upcoming workshop on how to use iBooks Author. All are welcome, and refreshments will be provided.
For more information contact Sam Williams, information services, at email@example.com.