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Geoff Sauer will be presenting at 12:00 noon this Friday in Ross 115 for the first half of the Educational Video Interest Group meeting. Geoff will talk about the latest HD camcorders and the difference between hard drive storage vs. digital tape. This presentation will be recorded (in high-definition) if you are unable to attend.
Everyone is invited to a workshop next Wednesday, February 16, in Ross 212 on Creating a Survey and/or Ballot by Geoff Sauer. This workshop might assist faculty with in-class surveys, advisers with garnering alumni data, graduate students with thesis or dissertation surveys, administrators with departmental voting, and a wide array of other uses.
Starting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, students and recent graduates will have the opportunity to meet the people behind local startups (some of whom are pictured above), see their products in action and learn about the culture of working in this innovative community. This event is free to attend and is open to students and recent graduates (within one calendar year) in and around Iowa.
Eli Review is a web service that supports the coordination and evaluation of peer review activity. Created for writing teachers by writing teachers, Eli provides a revolutionary set of resources for evidence-based teaching of writing in both higher-ed and K-12 classrooms. Bill Hart-Davidson is one of the inventors of Eli. In this session, he will discuss how Eli implements the Vygotskyian concept of peer scaffolding, allowing peer exemplars to emerge from review activity in ways that let students calibrate and course-correct. When review criteria are aligned with learning goals, teachers can use review results to get a real-time picture of where students are doing well and where they may need additional help.
The Studio last week had a new, high-speed WiFi router installed in our ceiling. Now, the Studio's better for meetings and small-group work which relies on wireless network collaboration.
The Studio is now configuring new RAID arrays for the new Studio workstations.