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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

Appy Hour

Apps for Organization & Productivity 
Location: The Commons (ADP Center, University Hall Suite 1122)
Date, and Time: Wednesday, October 5th, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Audience: MSU students, MSU faculty and staff, community members
Level: Beginner
About the workshop: The first installment of our Appy Hour series will share information about several apps that can increase your productivity through the efficient organization of resources including electronic notes, finances, photos, videos, and other digital documents. Apps to be covered could provide the capacity to make your job easier.

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Apps for Teachers (Virtual)
Location: Zoom
Date, and Time
: Wednesday, November 9th, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Audience: MSU faculty and staff
Level: Beginner
About the workshop: Calling all teachers! Come one, come all, and learn about some useful apps that could enhance your teaching experience both in and out of the classroom. We will cover an engaging app to build enthusiasm amongst students, one to organize all of your most important media files, and one for keeping your tasks in order. Media has never been so easy!

  1. Kahoot!
  2. DropBox
  3. Google Tasks

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Apps for Students 
Location: The Commons (ADP Center, University Hall Suite 1122)
Date, and Time
: Wednesday, November 23th, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Audience: MSU students
Level: Beginner
About the workshop: 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. Topics include keeping tasks in order with Google, maximizing productivity with Flora, and saving money with UNiDAYS. The power is in your hands.

  1. Google Tasks
  2. Flora
  3. UNiDays
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Media Creation

Bitmoji in your Classroom (Virtual)
Location: Zoom
Date, and Time
: Wednesday, October 12th, 2022 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
About the workshop: Let your creativity and personality show through your online presence with Bitmoji! Often times the first impression students will have with educators is online, whether it be on an LMS or in an email. Join us as we show some best practices on using bitmoji as an engagement tool and create your avatar with us!

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Build a Website with Google Sites 
Location: The Commons (ADP Center, University Hall Suite 1122)
Date, and Time
: Tuesday: Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
About the workshop: 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!

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Video Production 101 
Location: The Commons (ADP Center, University Hall Suite 1122)
Date, and Time
: Wednesday, October 26th, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Audience: MSU students, MSU faculty and staff, and community members
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
About the workshop: Looking to get that professional video look without hiring a professional? This session will cover the basics of video production and editing. We will discuss various innovative ways to maximize resources in order to produce high-quality productions in an easy step-by-step process!

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Create with Canva 
Location: The Commons (ADP Center, University Hall Suite 1122)
Date, and Time
: Tuesday, November 29th, 2022 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
About the workshop: 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. You will have the ability to personally customize your projects that resonate with your audience.

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Skill Building Series

How to Ace a Video Interview (Virtual)
Location: Zoom
Date, and Time
: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
About the workshop: Many professionals have made adjustments to work remotely instead of a traditional office space. Join us as we discover the best tips and tricks to help you effectively increase your chances of acing a virtual interview! We will discuss online presence as well as how to look your best on a video call!

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LinkedIn: Beginner Edition 
Location: The Commons (ADP Center, University Hall Suite 1122)
Date, and Time
: Wednesday December 7, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Audience: MSU students, MSU faculty and staff, and community members
Level: Beginner, Intermediate
About the workshop: 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.

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Virtual Reality in the Classroom Series

Location: The Commons (ADP Center, University Hall Suite 1122)

October 19th, 2:00 pm | Register November 17th, 4:00 pm | Register December 8th, 4:00 pm | Register

About the workshop: Virtual Reality is quickly becoming a powerful tool to further education- but 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 in different classroom subjects and get hands-on experience trying out a VR headset!


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.