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Technology Week: Bring your ideas and questions

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th April 2014

  • Bring your ideas and questions
    • Monday
      Petting Zoo: hands-on interaction with a variety of tablets and e-readers
    • Tuesday
      Digital Lab: create your own video, music, photography and design project
    • Wednesday
      Petting Zoo: hands-on interaction with a variety of tablets and e-readers
    • Thursday
      Digital Lab: create your own video, music, photography and design project
    • Friday
      Digital Lab: create your own video, music, photography and design project

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Technology Week: March 31-April 4, “Microsoft Apps and alternatives”

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th March 2014

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instructional sessions avaialble on the Adobe Creative Cloud Master Collection

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th March 2014

With the announcement of the site license for the Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premier Pro, Fireworks, Flash, Lightroom, and more) InforMedia Services will be offering instruction, consulting, and support for faculty, staff, and students who want to learn and use these tools. We expect to schedule specific workshops in the next few weeks. Until those are publicized, please email informedia@stcloudstate.edu for assistance. We can work with individuals, groups of faculty, staff, or students, or present opportunities to classes.

Please let us know how we can help you— informedia@stcloudstate.edu.

Plamen Miltenoff and Tom Hergert

InforMedia Services

informedia@stcloudstate.edu

pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu

trhergert@stcloudstate.edu

Contact us via social media:

IMS blog: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SCSUtechinstruc

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InforMediaServices?ref=hl

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/scsutechnology/

Instagram: http://instagram.com/scsutechinstruct

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_UMIE5r6YB8KzTF5nZJFyA

Google +: https://plus.google.com/u/0/115966710162153290760/posts/p/pub

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scsuinstructionaltechnology

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D2L Version 10.3 upgrade, testing for the upgrade, and D2L tools

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 26th March 2014

D2L Update

This update will include information on D2L Version 10.3 upgrade, testing for the upgrade, and D2L tools.

D2L will be upgraded to version 10.3 (includes version 10.2 as well) on May 30 beginning at 10 p.m.  The upgrade will provide the following benefits:

·        Quiz and Survey edit/create screens re-organized with new layout

·        Discussion tool revamped with new navigation to improve flow

·        Content tool will be the central/starting point of activity for teacher and learner

·        Content navigation improvements for viewing progress

·        A full listing of improvements can be viewed at community.desire2learn.com

 

You can review all of the planned changes in this upgrade by viewing D2L’s “Learning Environment 10.3 Features Guide” at available at the D2L Community Site. In order to do so, you need a user account to get access to D2L’s documentation. To login or create an account please visit:  https://community.desire2learn.com/login/.
Select the Enrollment link to create a new account.

Once you are successfully logged into D2L’s Community Site, select the “Documentation” link on the top navigation bar to access the Desire2Learn 10.3 Resource Center. (snapshot desirable here)
You can also find the Version 10.2 Features Guide by selecting “Archives in LOR”, then Learning Suite 10.2. (snapshot desirable here)

There will be a D2L version 10.3 testing period available for faculty before the May 30th upgrade, which will start towards the end of April.  Additional information will be send out regarding how to participate in this testing period.

Below are two documents on  the current tools, features, or permissions available in D2L, or additional third party tools which can be integrated with D2L. Please review the two documents below.

Questions can be referred to D2L@stcloudstate.edu

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Technology-orientation week: Social Media

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st March 2014

March 24-28 – Social Media week

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Technology – “Programming and Coding week” Week: March 17 – 21

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th March 2014

• Monday
Basics of HTML
• Tuesday
Basics of CSS and/or Java Script
• Wednesday
Basics of mobile apps programing
• Thursday
Basics of HTML5
• Friday
Basics of XML

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Technology Week: Web 2.0

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th February 2014

  • Web 2.0 week:
    • Monday
      Blogs, wikis, podcasting and all other Web 2.0 tools on our campus
    • Tuesday
      Listening my music on the Net: Pandora, Spotify, SoundCloud, Last.FM… what, how and why…
    • Wednesday
      My YouTube channel works great for my classes….
    • Thursday
      Learn and teach with Web 2.0 tools
    • Friday
      new kids on the block: Vine, Pinterest, Instagram etc

    http://instagram.com/p/kZutoyrwql/

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group registration for Minnesota Desire2Learn IGNITE 2014

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 13th February 2014

Minnesota Desire2Learn IGNITE 2014

Friday, April 04, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Central Time)

If you are planning to attend the MN D2L Ignite event and would like to be considered for a group registration ($80) versus individual registration of $95, please share your intention as soon as possible: d2L@stcloudstate.edu

Follow us on Twitter: @scsutechinstruc #d2l
Follow the IMS blog: https://blo
g.stcloudstate.edu/ims
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InforMediaServices

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D2L Course Purge

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

Per MnSCU System Office:

As we continue on with the purge schedule of retaining the previous two years of courses, we will send reminders prior to these dates:

July 1, 2014 purging will begin on these semester courses:   Spring 2012 (ISRS YRTR 20125)

October 1, 2014 purging will begin on these semester courses:   Summer 2012 (ISRS YRTR 20131)

February 1, 2015 purging will begin on these semester courses:   Fall 2012  (ISRS YRTR 20133)

Further questions and inquiries? Please address to:
d2L@stcloudstate.edu
Follow us on Twitter: @scsutechinstruc #d2l
Follow the IMS blog: https://blo
g.stcloudstate.edu/ims
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InforMediaServices

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D2L Course Purge

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th February 2014

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