Spring 2003 Series
February 7 - How to Use the K-State Survey System
Overview: Learn how to use this easy to use and powerful survey tool.
Presenter: Scott Finkeldei, Assistant Director of Information Systems, DCE
K-State Survey System
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February 12 - Making the Best Out of Scanning
Overview: Scanners are abundant on campus but do you know how to make the right type of scan for presentation or project? This session is a good overview to scan properly for different print and Web outputs.
Presenter: Gary Kepka, Information Technology Specialist, IET, Dept. of Communications
Tips for Better Scanning - Design, Topography and Graphics Inc.
Digital Image/Scanning - K-State IET's TechWeb
EasyRGB - Internet color calibration for monitors and color matching
February 14 - Adobe Acrobat Demonstration
Overview: Adobe Acrobat is a powerful electronic publication tool. Learn the many features that makes this product a proven standard for most major publications that are available over the Internet.
Presenters: Tom Dent , Adobe Educational Representative
Plant PDF - PDF news, tools, tips and resources
Adobe Incorporated Partners - need to customize Adobe? You will find the tools you need at this site
PDF Zone - this site is for the document management professional - news, tools, tips and resources plus newsletters and discussion groups
February 21- Tips and tricks for an effective PowerPoint presentation
Overview: (Almost) Anyone can make a PowerPoint presentation. Learn how to use PPT to better connect with your audience for a successful presentation.
Presenter: Gerry Snyder, Multimedia Specialist, IET, Department of Communications
Presenations - technology and techniques for delivering effective presentations
Microsoft's 10 Tips for Creating Effective PowerPoint Presentations
February 28 - Create On-line Tutorials with Qarbon Viewlet Builder
Overview: This demonstration shows how to create On-line educational packages with a movie-like tutorial complete with audio and text tabs.
Presenter: Ann Murray, Professor, Dept. of Family Studies and Human Service
Qarbon Viewlet Builder
March 7 - Power Tips for Adobe Photoshop Users
Overview: One of the most extensive graphic tools available, this session demonstrates many of the cool features package within Photoshop
Patrick Hackenberg, Graphic Designer, Dept. of Communications
Susan Bale, Web Master, IET, Department of Communications
March 14 - PDA's for Research and Teaching
Overview: Come see what all these hand-held gadgets can do.
Dale Blasi, Professor, Dept. of Animal Science
Randy Taylor, Professor, Dept. of Biology and Agricultural Engineering
PDA's at Tucows - software, shareware and freeware for Palm Pilot and other PDA devices
Palm Gear - palm software, news and reviews
CNet downloads - free downloads, shareware and more
March 28 - K-State Digital Library's New Resources and Research Tools
Overview: Members of the KSU Libraries Digital Library Department will discuss and demonstrate the new resources and research tools available through the K-State Digital Library. They will report on how new digital collections of text, image and video content are being created locally; demonstrate how the Digital Library integrates local collections with licensed commercial resources; and show how to use the Digital Library's "federated" search tools to discover information held in multiple locations with a single search
Presenters: David Allen, Director of Digital Library, Hale Library
Using Zenworks to Manage Desktop Computers
Overview: Work remotely using software that manages networked computers.
Presenter: Tammy Dille, Network Administrator, LAN Technologies
April 11 - Wireless Technology at K-State and Beyond
Overview: You will learn: 1. What it takes to establish a wireless connection (both on campus and at home) 2. How you can use wireless (both at home and on campus) for your personal productivity. 3. How wireless connectivity is being used in the classroom.
Scott Finkeldei, Assistant Director of Information Services, DCE
Tweed Ross, Professor, College of Education
April 18 - Fundamentals of Computer-based Digital Video Editing
Overview: Capturing video on a computer and editing is getting easier all the time. This demonstration shows you what is being used on campus to edit and produce video.
Presenter: Ernie Perez, Co-coordinator, Media Development Center, ITAC