Byte of Technology Symposium 2013

Presented by Daemen College Academic Computing Services

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
8:30AM – 11:45AM
Business Building

This morning symposium will be a fun opportunity for Faculty, Administrators and Staff to explore and learn about technology at Daemen while enjoying breakfast together. 

  • What The Daemen Website Can Do For You
  • Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Blackboard But Were Afraid To Ask!
  • The Internet Is Out To Get You!
  • And more
~ Breakfast will be served ~
 
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Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast & Registration
*Includes a drawing for a door prize
BC 107/109
8:50 – 9:15 Welcome Michael Brogan BC 107/109
Introduction Kelly Duran & Darrell Moore
Session I (60 min) (choose from the following):
9:30 – 10:30 Youtube – Watching Videos is Just the Beginning John Zaepfel & Brian Caraway BC 102
Backups, Browsers and Windows 8, Oh My! Kelly Duran & Chris Pack BC 104
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Blackboard but Haven’t Had the Chance to Ask! Mike Berta & Cheryl Littlejohn BC 204
Session II (60 min) (choose from the following):
10:45 – 11:45 What the Daemen Website Can Do For You John Zaepfel & Tom Wojciechowski BC 102
The Internet Is Out To Get You! Aaron Barraclough & Darrell Moore BC 104
Cloudy With a Chance of Unorganized Anne Marie Taggart & Steve Heim BC 204

 

YOUTUBE - WATCHING VIDEOS IS JUST THE BEGINNING!

Learn how to "share your videos with friends, family, and the world" (Google's description for YouTube). We will show you how to find videos you are looking for, and how to stumble onto other interesting and related materials. In the second half we will show you how to add, edit and manage your own personal videos.

BACKUPS, BROWSERS AND WINDOWS 8, OH MY!

Come and find out some answers to the most frequently asked computer questions. We’ll give you an inside look at the best computer practices recommended by Academic Computing. Walk away from this workshop knowing the best ways to back up your computer for disaster recovery, understanding the difference between the most popular web browsers available, and being able to decipher some tech lingo!

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT BLACKBOARD BUT HAVEN’T HAD THE CHANCE TO ASK!

Join us for a look at some routine Blackboard functionality, as well as some areas instructors fear to tread. This workshop will have something for new users of Blackboard and those who regularly rely on this program. And come with questions, so we can answer what have you’ve always wanted to know about Blackboard!

WHAT THE DAEMEN WEBSITE CAN DO FOR YOU

Join us for an introspective look at the Daemen College Website. This broad website is stocked full of interesting and useful pages. Walk away with navigation tips to find what you need or to discover what you didn’t know was there!

THE INTERNET IS OUT TO GET YOU!

Learn ways you can protect yourself and your computer from malicious content such as viruses, spam, and phishing. During this workshop we will touch on Anti-Virus, Web Browsing, Email, and their pitfalls in hopes of expanding your knowledge and enhancing your computing experience.

CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF UNORGANIZED

Discover your options for storing or backing up your data over the internet. Think of the cloud as a virtual flash drive that can be accessed anywhere, any time as long as you have an internet connection. Find out the differences between Google Drive, SkyDrive, and Dropbox, and which is best for you.

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