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2/20 Tech Talk: Using Google Earth as a Research Tool: Digital Survey, Mapping, and Visibility

Posted February 19, 2018

Conduct a survey from your desk! Andrea Samz-Pustol, a graduate student in the Classical & Near Eastern Archaeology department, discusses how to conduct a digital survey of an archaeological site using Google Earth, a free and user friendly program. Using her research on land transport of stone for ancient Greek colonies in Sicily, she will […]

2/20 Tech Talk: Using Google Earth as a Research Tool: Digital Survey, Mapping, and Visibility

Posted February 13, 2018

Conduct a survey from your desk! Andrea Samz-Pustol, a graduate student in the Classical & Near Eastern Archaeology department, discusses how to conduct a digital survey of an archaeological site using Google Earth, a free and user friendly program. Using her research on land transport of stone for ancient Greek colonies in Sicily, she will […]

1/30 Tech Talk: 3D Modeling and Augmented Reality for Cultural Heritage

Posted January 29, 2018

In this Tech Talk, PhD candidate Alexander Brey (History of Art) discusses how and why he has used 3D Modeling for reconstruction in his own research on early Islamic architecture, presenting the benefits and challenges associated with this approach as well as some of the popular technologies employed in the field. He also explores the […]

1/30 Tech Talk: 3D Modeling and Augmented Reality for Cultural Heritage

Posted January 23, 2018

In this Tech Talk, PhD candidate Alexander Brey (History of Art) discusses how and why he has used 3D Modeling for reconstruction in his own research on early Islamic architecture, presenting the benefits and challenges associated with this approach as well as some of the popular technologies employed in the field. He also explores the […]

Announcing: Skype for Business in January 2018

Posted December 15, 2017

LITS is pleased to announce that we will be supporting Skype for Business beginning in January. The software will be added to lab and classroom computers, and is available to all community members with their existing Office 365 accounts. Watch for learning opportunities throughout the spring semester, including: A Getting Started with Skype for Business workshop on […]

11/28 Tech Talk: Passw0rd SeCur1ty M@de EaSy

Posted November 27, 2017

Often times, our passwords are the only line of defense between our most sensitive data and unrelenting cyber scoundrels with malicious intent. Reinforce your cyber armor by attending this Tech Talk! This will be a judgement-free hour of sharing and learning as we discuss the importance of and methods for creating strong, unique, and memorable […]

11/28 Tech Talk: Passw0rd SeCur1ty M@de EaSy

Posted November 21, 2017

Often times, our passwords are the only line of defense between our most sensitive data and unrelenting cyber scoundrels with malicious intent. Reinforce your cyber armor by attending this Tech Talk! This will be a judgement-free hour of sharing and learning as we discuss the importance of and methods for creating strong, unique, and memorable […]

11/7 Tech Talk: Augmented Reality App Development

Posted November 3, 2017

Educational Technology Services’ augmented reality/virtual reality interns Nadine Adnane ’20 (Computer Science & Pre-Med, summer 2017), My Nguyen ’20 (Computer Science, summer 2017) and Emmeline Douglas-Mann ’18 (Physics, fall 2017) will describe the process of conceptualizing, coding, and presenting an app for the Microsoft HoloLens while developing their digital competencies. Summer interns will discuss lessons learned and provide a demonstration of their augmented […]

10/17 Tech Talk: Photogrammetry – 3D Photography for Teaching and Research

Posted October 16, 2017

Photogrammetry turns photographs from flat to 3D, allowing for accurate measurement and analysis of objects and sites even when they are not physically accessible. In this Tech Talk, faculty member Caroline VanSickle (Anthropology) and graduate students Sarah Luckey and Matthew Jameson (GSAS) will give an overview of their experience learning photogrammetry and applying it to various […]

10/17 Tech Talk: Photogrammetry – 3D Photography for Teaching and Research

Posted October 10, 2017

Photogrammetry turns photographs from flat to 3D, allowing for accurate measurement and analysis of objects and sites even when they are not physically accessible. In this Tech Talk, faculty member Caroline VanSickle (Anthropology) and graduate students Sarah Luckey and Matthew Jameson (GSAS) will give an overview of their experience learning photogrammetry and applying it to various […]

9/19 Tech Talk: Reports from Our Digital Summers

Posted September 18, 2017

Bryn Mawr’s Digital Competencies Initiative supports students in identifying, developing, and presenting their digital skills. Students reflect on their experiences learning and using technology, and learn to tell compelling stories about their abilities to prospective employers. In this Tech Talk, members of the Digital Competencies project team will introduce the initiative and talk about how students, faculty, […]

9/19 Tech Talk: Reports from Our Digital Summers

Posted September 12, 2017

Bryn Mawr’s Digital Competencies initiative supports students in identifying, developing, and presenting their digital skills. Students reflect on their experiences learning and using technology, and learn to tell compelling stories about their abilities to prospective employers. In this Tech Talk, members of the Digital Competencies project team will introduce the initiative and talk about how students, faculty, […]

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