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'Staff Workshops' Archive

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, […]

3/28 Tech Talk: Working with Sound

Posted March 27, 2017

How is sound connected to social, cultural, and political life? And how can we use sound to document and tell stories about social, cultural, and political phenomena? In this talk, Amy Weidman (Anthropology) will provide an overview of how a new course, Waves of Power: The Anthropology and Cultural Politics of Sound, offered for the […]

3/28 Tech Talk: Working With Sound

Posted March 20, 2017

How is sound connected to social, cultural, and political life?  And how can we use sound to document and tell stories about social, cultural, and political phenomena? In this talk, Amy Weidman (Anthropology) will provide an overview of how a new course, Waves of Power: The Anthropology and Cultural Politics of Sound, offered for the first […]

3/7 Tech Talk: Building Digital Exhibits for the Classroom

Posted March 6, 2017

Seeking alternative models for research essays? Looking for ways to engage your students with public audiences? Join Digital Scholarship Specialist Alicia Peaker to learn about Omeka and how you can create beautiful online exhibits of your art, videos, documents, or other collections. Omeka, sometimes referred to as “WordPress for museums,” is a free, flexible, and […]

Staff Development Day (3/9) Schedule Announced!

Posted February 27, 2017

Smarter Together: Learning and Growing as a Staff Community All BMC staff are warmly invited to attend the 4th annual Staff Development Day, an afternoon geared towards staff members’ professional and personal development. Spend a part of Spring Break gaining new skills and sharing knowledge with your colleagues to create positive change within the College […]

Save the Date for the Staff Development Day! 3/9 from 1-4pm in Dalton

Posted February 17, 2017

All BMC staff are warmly invited to attend the Staff Development Day (formerly known as the Staff In-Service Day) on Thursday, March 9th from 1-4pm in Dalton Hall. This annual event focuses on staff’s professional and personal development, offering an afternoon of enriching and illuminating 20- and 40-minute classes and a “lightning round” of exciting […]

2/14 Tech Talk: Our History Through a New Lens: Browsing Collections on the CollegeWomen.org Portal for Teaching and Research

Posted February 13, 2017

Interested in women’s college history, or teaching with digital collections? Join us and learn more about Collegewomen.org. February 14, 2017 4:00pm – 5:00pm Thomas Hall, Quita Woodward Room With the support of a one-year Foundations planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the institutions once known as the “Seven Sisters Colleges” launched College […]

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