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Workshop Catalog

Here is a full list of our interactive professional development workshops for the Fall ‘22 semester. To find ones that interest you most, be sure to check out our different series and register in advance to reserve your seat!

Upcoming Events

VIRTUAL REALITY SERIES

VR in the Classroom: Virtual Reality is quickly becoming a powerful tool to further education. So how does it work? Join us for an overview of what Virtual Reality is and a brief history of how it was developed. Learn about how VR is being applied to different classroom subjects and get hands-on experience using a VR headset!

  • Wednesday Feb 22, 2023 3:30-4:30 PM
  • Thursday Mar 16, 2023 4:30-5:30 PM
  • Wednesday Apr 12, 2023 3:30-4:30 PM

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES

Are You LinkedIn? Intro to Building Your Professional Profile: CEHS Career Services and the ADP Center for Learning Technologies have teamed up to help you discover the power of LinkedIn, the next essential tool in your professional toolbox. Learn how to create your profile step by step, how to effectively network online, and how to best market yourself in the job search! Free professional headshots will be taken for all workshop attendees.

  • Thursday Feb 9, 2023 2-3 PM
  • Tuesday Apr 4, 2023 12:30-1:30 PM

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Creating Your Website with Google Sites: Google Sites is an extension of Google Workspace that enables users to build their own website. Google makes building a website easy without requiring a designer, programmer, or IT specialist. Customize your site for business, team, project, or event!

  • Tuesday Mar 14, 2023 3-4 PM

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*You can also check out this webcast tutorial to learn about Google Sites anytime you want.

Advanced LinkedIn – Optimizing Your Profile & Digital Footprint: The Advanced LinkedIn workshop is for those who already have their profile up and running and want to learn best practices for optimizing and maximizing its value. It will also cover the importance of managing your digital footprint.

  • Thursday Apr 27, 2023 3-4 PM

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ELEVATE YOUR PRESENTATION SERIES

Interactive Presentations with Slido & Pear Deck: Pear Deck & Slido let you engage every student in your class with thoughtful, formative assessments and interactive questions. Designed with teachers in mind, this session will show you how flexible and easy using these applications can be to promote a fun and effective learning environment. Join us and learn how to best utilize these free applications in your classrooms!

  • Wednesday Feb 23, 2023 2-3 PM

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Canva Presentations: Canva is a graphic design platform used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents, and other visual content. This user-friendly tool provides tons of options when creating designs and sparks ideas to develop your own personal brand. Through this workshop you will gain the ability to customize your own projects that will resonate with your audience.

  • Thursday Mar 30, 2023 2:30-3:30 PM

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*Learn more Canva basics and how to use the platform for various design purposes by watching this webcast tutorial.

Powerful Powerpoints: Learn the basics of Powerpoint and beyond! This guided tutorial will teach you how to enhance any powerpoint presentation. Learn tips and tricks to engage and present using tools such as Slide Designer, practicing with Speaker Coach, and making your slides pop with 3D models! Impress your audience by joining us at the ADP Center for Learning Technologies.

  • Wednesday Apr 19, 2023 3:30-4:30 PM

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APPY HOUR SERIES

Apps for Student Advancement: This workshop will provide students with a working knowledge of three apps that will help them stay on top of their game during the school year. We’ll give you the inside scoop, but the power is in your hands, literally.

  • Tuesday Feb 21, 2023 2:30-3:30 PM

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Mindfulness and Meditation Apps: Studies suggest that practicing mindfulness and meditation can help to manage stress, and reduce anxiety and depression while increasing relaxation, clarity of mind, and tranquility. This workshop will introduce a few apps that could help you cultivate a greater sense of peace and balance, benefiting both your emotional well-being and your overall health, as well as helping to overcome the most stressful midterm/finals weeks. The session will conclude with a short 5-10 minute guided meditation.

  • Tuesday Mar 28, 2023 3-4 PM

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VIDEO CREATION SERIES

Creating Video Content (Webcast): Looking to get that professional video look without hiring a professional? This on-demand webcast covers the basics of video production and editing. We discuss various innovative ways of maximizing your resources to produce high-quality productions in an easy step-by-step process!

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Video Editing Basics Drop-In Hours for PC Users: In this drop-in guided editing tutorial, you will learn the basics of video editing. Join us at the ADP Center for Learning Technologies to gain some skills for putting together a cohesive and visually appealing video in no time. Attendants will have access to Microsoft Video Editor for this workshop.

Feel free to come empty-handed or bring a project of your own! If you need a hand putting together a video for a class or presentation, we’re here to help. Please bring any media files you’d want to use on a flash drive or have them accessible via Google Drive. Otherwise, we’ve got you covered to learn the basics!

  • Tuesday Feb 7, 2023 2-4 PM
  • Tuesday Apr 18, 2023 2-4 PM

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Video Editing Basics Drop-In Hours for Mac Users: In this drop-in guided editing tutorial, you will learn the basics of video editing. Join us at the ADP Center for Learning Technologies to gain some skills for putting together a cohesive and visually appealing video in no time. Attendants will have access to Apple iMovie for this workshop.

Feel free to come empty-handed or bring a project of your own! If you need a hand putting together a video for a class or presentation, we’re here to help. Please bring any media files you’d want to use on a flash drive or have them accessible via Google Drive. Otherwise, we’ve got you covered to learn the basics!

  • Wednesday Feb 15, 2023 2-4 PM
  • Tuesday Apr 11, 2023 2-4 PM

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TikTok in the Classroom (VIRTUAL): Meet students where they are by speaking their language and even just talking with them about their favorite platform, TikTok. As an educator, you can show your students you are willing to learn about their world and by creatively using TikTok in your classroom, you can strike a powerful connection with them. Join us and learn how to incorporate TikTok into your classroom.

  • Wednesday Mar 15, 2023 5-6 PM

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The ADP Center hosts a variety of events and workshops throughout the semester to deliver quality professional development.

We are excited to announce we have diversified our offerings to put together an incredible program with new topics which compliment many of your favorites from previous semesters. Workshops range from beginner to intermediate and cover a wide array of topics which recognize students’, faculty members’, staff members’ and future teachers’ diverse backgrounds and special interests in building upon their knowledge of technology and its implementation.

Workshop facilitators use an engaging, hands-on approach to maximize the amount of time that participants have working with the tools and apps.

We use software installed on the ADP Center computers, but feel free to bring your own device. Participants leave our workshops armed with new ideas and strategies that can be implemented in their practice. As new apps and updates are continuously changing, a complete list of additional resources is published on our website and can be emailed to participants following the workshop.