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Fundamentals of Digital Accessibility

Fundamentals of Digital Accessibility (Ongoing)

All UH employees are welcome to utilize the fully online, professional development program focused on Digital Accessibility! This is a low-pressure, self-paced learning resource with the option to complete a competency assessment to earn a digital credential. Learn important fundamental concepts of accessibility and how to apply your new knowledge to your digital learning content!

To learn more about the program, take a look at the Fundamentals of Digital Accessibility video overview. To register for the online, self-paced program, complete the Digital Accessibility Training Registration Google form.

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Kapi‘olani Summer Camp 2022 ⛺️

Kapi‘olani Summer Camp is on again this summer for August 1-5, and we’d love for you to participate! Summer Camp is a free, fully online Zoom-based professional development event for higher ed. and K-12 hosted by Kapi‘olani CC. Sessions cover a diverse range of formats and topics from instructional, cultural, health and wellness, and more. Staff, faculty, and everyone is welcome – feel free to invite colleagues, friends, and family who may be interested!

Last year, 45 presenters and 245 participants joined us for this free, Zoom-based event from across Hawai‘i and beyond. We’re hoping to make an even bigger splash this year with some summer professional development for everyone!

All University of Hawai‘i staff, faculty, and admin are invited to attend!

Visit the Kapi‘olani CC Summer Camp website for more information about the event. To register, please visit: https://bit.ly/summercamp22_register

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Tech Basics

Event organized by Kapi‘olani CC Teaching Online Prep Program (TOPP).

Still apprehensive about putting students into Zoom breakout rooms? Want to make that leap from Microsoft Word to Google Docs? Need time to learn about the awesome tools in Laulima? If so, we’ve got you covered!

Tech Basics is an intensive, 1-week synchronous online course split into 3 parts: Zoom, Google Apps, and Laulima Basics, and is intended for faculty wishing to strengthen their teaching skills using these 3 platforms. Apply by March 4th.

Recommended for instructional faculty at all UH campuses.

Apply Now!

 

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Edpuzzle: Engage Students with Video Lessons!

Are students watching the videos you assign in your classes? Edpuzzle can help! You can add formative activities and keep track of how students engage with the videos.

Join us to learn how to create video assignments with Edpuzzle. Use your own videos or videos from sites like YouTube, TED, and Khan Academy. The workshop will be from 2-3p, followed by an optional 30-minute open lab time to ask questions and create your very own video assignment.

Register now!

This is a UH Maui College Mixed Plate PD webinar with collaboration from Hawaiʻi Community College, hosted by Laureen Kodani and Leanne Urasaki.

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Work Smarter (not Harder) with Google Docs

Google Docs has been around for a while now at UH, with faculty, staff, and students using it individually and to collaborate with others. Did you know that Google Docs has cool features that can help with productivity, efficiency, and dare we say, make work easier? Join this webinar and engage with instructional designers from across the system to learn how to work smarter (not harder). 

You will be able to join the breakout room hosted by instructional designers. Topics include:

  • Create & Edit Your Document
  • Format Your Document
  • Print, Publish or Change Page Settings
  • Collaborate on Your Document
  • Spell-check, Shortcuts & Tools
  • Insert Items (image, video, table, equations, etc)
  • Productivity & Efficiency Tips

Presenters/UH Instructional Designers:

    • Hui-Ya (Laura) Chuang, UH Online Innovation Center
    • Ross Egloria, Honolulu Community College
    • Laureen Kodani, UH Maui College
    • Matt Parcon, UH Online Innovation Center
    • Youxin Zhang, Kapiolani Community College

This event is hosted by the UH ID PLC.

Webinar Resources:

Hamilton Library

Citation Enhanced Searching: Introduction to Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports for Graduate Students

Note: the presentation will be held using Zoom only.

Registration is required.

To register, please email sciref@hawaii.edu

Description:

Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database that covers high-quality journals with citation information.  Citation information is used both to evaluate the importance of articles and to search for relevant articles.  This workshop is aimed at graduate students who want to learn how to find the most important journals in their field, the most cited papers for their topics, and how to use citation tracing to comprehensively search for articles.

Topics:

  • Web of Science Overview
  • Citation Basics
  • Identifying Top Cited Articles
  • Evaluating Journals using the Journal Impact Factor
  • Citation Tracing
  • Keeping up to date: Search Alerts and Citation Alerts
  • Advanced Topics: Author Metrics, Altmetrics, Citation Analysis, H index

Contact sciref@hawaii.edu to register or for more information.

The event is co-sponsored by Graduate Division.

Hamilton Library

Zotero – a bibliographic management system

Note: the presentation will be held using Zoom and will be limited to registered participants.

Registration is required.

To register, please email Brian Richardson at richards@hawaii.edu

This workshop introduces Zotero, a free, easy-to-use tool for collecting, organizing, and citing your research sources. Topics will include:

  • Adding references and PDFs to a Zotero library
  • Organizing and managing references using collections
  • Creating Notes
  • Inserting citations and creating a bibliography in Microsoft Word or Google Docs

Participants must install the Zotero stand-alone program and browser connector on their computers prior to the workshop (www.zotero.org).

Presentation Handout: Zotero [PDF]

Technical help installing Zotero will be available the hour prior to the session. Installation instructions for the Macintosh can be found at: https://manoa.hawaii.edu/library/learning/zotero/installing-mac/

Contact Brian Richardson at richards@hawaii.edu to register or for more information.

The event is co-sponsored by Graduate Division.

Hamilton Library

Citation Enhanced Searching: Introduction to Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports for Graduate Students

Note: the presentation will be held using Zoom and in Hamilton Library room 306

Registration is required.

To register, please email sciref@hawaii.edu

Description:

Web of Science is a multidisciplinary database that covers high-quality journals with citation information.  Citation information is used both to evaluate the importance of articles and to search for relevant articles.  This workshop is aimed at graduate students who want to learn how to find the most important journals in their field, the most cited papers for their topics, and how to use citation tracing to comprehensively search for articles.

Topics:

  • Web of Science Overview
  • Citation Basics
  • Identifying Top Cited Articles
  • Evaluating Journals using the Journal Impact Factor
  • Citation Tracing
  • Keeping up to date: Search Alerts and Citation Alerts
  • Advanced Topics: Author Metrics, Altmetrics, Citation Analysis, H index

Contact sciref@hawaii.edu to register or for more information.

The event is co-sponsored by Graduate Division.

Hamilton Library

Using Endnote

Note: the presentation will be held using Zoom.

Registration is required.

To register, please email Brian Richardson at richards@hawaii.edu

This hands-on workshop will introduce users to Endnote.

Hamilton Library

Picture this…with ArtStor: Finding art resources

Note: the presentation will be held using Zoom and will be limited to registered participants.

Registration is required.

To register, please email Brian Richardson at richards@hawaii.edu

The workshop covers Artstor, a comprehensive image database that provides resources for art, interior design, architecture, landscape and history research, and many other humanities and social science disciplines.

With photographs, drawings, architectural documents, sculpture, furnishings, textile images, and rare items from gallery collections, Artstor is a core resource for image research.

Contact Brian Richardson at richards@hawaii.edu to register or for more information.

The event is co-sponsored by Graduate Division.