I’m attending an university wide IT summit today. It was hard to narrow down what sessions I wanted to attend. These are my final choices.
Tagged! How to Sanitize Your Social Media Footprint in the Age of Facebook
Social media has revolutionized the way that people interact on a daily basis. It has created new mediums of communications and methods of expression that have a meaningful impact in most everything we do. Pictures, videos, and messages that are associated with our identities are constantly being posted for the public to see, so how we handle that data is increasingly important. This presentation will look at some guidelines and best practices to help ensure that our online social presence is a boon and not a bust.
Miguel Sanchez, Information Security Analyst, Harvard University Information Technology Security
Using Multimedia Curriculum to Support Learning Objectives: Harvard Kennedy School Experiences
Panelists will discuss how different solutions across the wide continuum of multimedia can be implemented to best meet learning objectives. They will address how options ranging from YouTube videos to custom, multimedia case study sites can support pedagogical goals and learning objectives, why different technologies were chosen for various projects, and what resources were required for each.
Dan Levy, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy and Faculty Chair, Harvard Kennedy School’s Strengthening Learning and Teaching Excellence (SLATE) Initiative
Patricia Garcia-Rios, Multimedia Case Producer, Harvard Kennedy School’s Strengthening Learning and Teaching Excellence (SLATE) Initiative
Assumptions vs. Reality: Closing the Student Support Gap … with Pizza
In the summer of 2012, Harvard Graduate School of Education began piloting exclusively digital delivery of all course readings. An unexpected outcome of this transition was a newfound understanding about student use of mobile devices and apps, much of which was previously unknown and, therefore, unsupported by IT. Learn how the Gutman Library and IT are partnering to transform a potential service threat into a School-wide opportunity using improvisational methods, informal events . . . and pizza.
Carol Kentner, Digital Course Content Manager, Harvard Graduate School of Education Gutman Library
Sarah Black, Technology Operations Administrator, Harvard Graduate School of Education Learning Technologies Center