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October 2019

Create an Engaging Online Multimedia Narrative

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9207 @ The GC, 365 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10016

Learn how to create a visually engaging full-screen scrolling narrative with ESRI Story Map’s Cascade application. This free, easy-to-use, open-source tool allows you to blend narrative text, maps, 3D scenes, images, and videos in order to tell your story and engage your audience. Register here.

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ITP Skills Lab: HTML & CSS Basics

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Computer Lab 6418 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016

Ever wanted to learn how to code? This introductory lab will cover the basics of writing HTML code and styling it with CSS. Gain hands-on experience to send you on your way to building sites. No prior HTML/CSS experience needed. Led by Ayo Deas.   Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gc-itp-skills-labs-tickets-70981735281

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Creating Websites with WordPress, CUNY Academic Commons, and Reclaim Hosting

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C197 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10016

This workshop will focus on what a digital academic identity is, and why and how you might intentionally cultivate one that best reflects your research, teaching, scholarship, and other work. We will discuss what kind of content might be appropriate, as well as take a hands-on approach to exploring specific tools and platforms to help you organize and share your content on the Internet. Specifically, we will familiarize ourselves with the basic affordances of WordPress, a web-based software used for…

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Intro to Omeka

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 9206, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10016 United States

Omeka is a free Content Management System (CMS) and a web publishing system built by and for scholars that is used by hundreds of archives, libraries, museums, individual researchers, and teachers to create searchable online databases and scholarly online interpretations of their digital collections. If you have a set of digital primary sources that you want to publish online in a scholarly way, you’ll want to consider Omeka. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to understand…

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ITP Skills Lab: Digital Annotation with Hypothes.is

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Computer Lab 6418 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016

Interested in digital, collaborative annotation of texts? Learn about the free, open access tool Hypothes.is and its applications in teaching, learning, and research. No prior experience necessary. Led by Filipa Calado.   Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gc-itp-skills-labs-tickets-70981735281

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ITP Skills Lab: Introduction to Photoshop

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Computer Lab 6418 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016

Does your research incorporate images or photographs? Join us for a hands-on introduction to editing your visual materials with Photoshop, and preparing them for presentations, embedding, etc. The workshop will cover basic image corrections, cropping, layers, and more. No previous experience required. Led by Jessica Brodsky.   Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gc-itp-skills-labs-tickets-70981735281

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Data Wrangling in R

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room C201 @ The GC, 365 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10016

Raw data come in many shapes and forms. Wrangling these into an interpretable format is often a formidable task, where time for data prep exceeds time for analysis. The tidyverse, an ecosystem of opinionated R packages, can streamline this process and open up new avenues for insight. The developers’ emphasis on human-readable code reduces the barrier to entry for folks more familiar with navigating a spreadsheet than the command line. In this workshop, we are highlighting the major features of…

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ITP Skills Lab: Introduction to the Command Line

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Computer Lab 6418 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016

This lab is an introduction to command line and basic regular expressions. Come learn a new way to interact with your computer! Skills we will cover in this workshop include: navigating & creating folders; listing, searching & moving batches of files; editing & running shell scripts. No previous experience needed. Led by Kathryn Mercier.   Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gc-itp-skills-labs-tickets-70981735281

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November 2019

ITP Skills Lab: Multimodal & Game-based Pedagogy

November 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Computer Lab 6418 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016

Participants will connect learning theories to student-centered praxis, explore several classroom examples, and take away resources to develop their own teaching materials. This skills lab is a hands-on lesson planning and supportive peer review workshop. Bring your ideas, big or small, and we'll learn by doing...and doing...and doing again. Led by Kahdeidra Martin.   Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gc-itp-skills-labs-tickets-70981735281

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ITP Skills Lab: Creating Interactive Text with Twine

November 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Computer Lab 6418 @ The GC, 365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10016

In this workshop, we will explore practical aspects of designing a choose-your-own-adventure style interactive text. We will use Twine, a free, online tool for creating choice-based games. We will cover not only the "how" of using Twine, but also a bit of the "why," in terms of game design in general and game-based learning in specific. No prior programming experience will be required. Led by Raven Gomez & Anthony Wheeler.   Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gc-itp-skills-labs-tickets-70981735281

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