Spring 2008 Series
February 7: Password Security - Harvard Townsend :: K-State IT security officer
* Tips for choosing a good eID password (i.e., a strong password you can remember)
* Why we have to change the eID password twice per year
* Threats to your passwords
* Other policies concerning your eID password
* Managing multiple accounts and multiple passwords
* Can you write down your password?
* Should you let Windows or your browser store your passwords?
February 14: Adobe Connect - Gerry Snyder :: IET VideoAdobe Connect brings a whole new aspect to video conferencing; with full audio and video support, conferencing could never be easier over the web. Connect provides the ability to chat (via voice or text), share Powerpoint presentations, view webcams, and even conduct polls. Join Gerry Snyder this Thursday to get started with the full-fledged web-conferencing Adobe Connect offers. Links:
February 21: Zoho - Kevin Champion :: Hale Library; Gerry Snyder :: IET VideoFrom form-making made easy to a more transparent and effective way to create, manage, and share databases, Zoho Creator can have a revolutionary effect by increasing efficiency and productivity. With a walk through of Creator basics and a glimpse of the extended possibilities, this session will provide an alternative and user-friendly approach to all things database. Links:
February 28: Google - Josh McCune :: Micro Computer Support Tech - ITAC VideoGoogle is loaded with free web-based tools including: Google map, documents, calendars, presentations, and more.
March 6: Podcasting 101 - Jenny McCraw :: Hale Library Instruction VideoRecording and publishing your own podcasts to the web is as simple as taking a few easy steps; we'll show you just how easy it is and how to get started.
March 13: Second Life - Neal Wollenberg, Larry Havenstein :: IET VideoThe web has become more than just email and webpages, it's become another virtual world outside of our own. Sit down today as we walk you through yur first steps of your Second Life community.
March 27: Online Newsletters - Betsy Edwards :: Web/Info Specialist - ITAC VideoInterested in creating an online newsletter? Betsy Edwards will share how K-State's IT newsletter is created in online and e-mail formats, plus the tools and resources used. Questions about creating newsletters can also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org ahead of time.
April 3: Final Cut Pro - Ron Frank :: Dept. Communications VideoGetting around Final Cut Pro: "Just the facts Ma'am" with just enough theory... just enough windows.. and just enough keystrokes to turn your simple video footage into a masterpiece!