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We invite you to register now  (FREE) and share your expertise with other faculty and staff members at our Annual  Academic Technology Learning Conference.  Discover new ways to use technology in your classes and engage students.   (http://tlcconference2014.sched.org/ )

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1st keynote  Kindle FIRE HD eBook from Blackboard                              Guest Speaker HD webcam by Cisco

2nd keynote Executive Office Chair by Computer Comforts                Gift cards each session
Thursday, April 3 • 2:55pm - 3:45pm
Get Smart with Your Smartphone

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Smartphones are ubiquitous and easily accessible. Our presentation aims to show faculty and students how to take advantage of mobile applications in online education. "Get Smart with your Smartphone" will cover four apps for Android and iOS platforms including Google Hangouts and Scopia Mobile for video conferencing, and Google Drive and Evernote for document sharing. This presentation will showcase how these mobile apps can be easily used as free alternatives to online classroom/lecture capture tools like Blackboard Collaborate. We will provide a brief overview of each application and list suggestions on how to best use them from a faculty and student perspective. Streamline virtual classroom discussions and minimize the tech-related learning curve by using one of these simple video conferencing apps. Maximize organization and productivity by making class projects shareable and readily available in the cloud; no USB drive required.


Speakers
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Manuel Fernandez

User Support and Training Specialist, University of Houston-Downtown
Manuel Fernandez (fernandezm@uhd.edu) is a User Support and Training Specialist in the TTLC and this is his second Technology Learning Conference. Manuel is an alumni of UHD.
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John Williams

Technology Trainer II, University of Houston Downtown
I have been a tech trainer in the UHD TTLC for almost a year now. This is my first time presenting at the Technology Learning Conference. I come from a background of teaching technology to patrons in public libraries and have experience presenting at the Texas Library Association... Read More →


Thursday April 3, 2014 2:55pm - 3:45pm
White Oak Room

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