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July 21, 2009. Calling all CUMC Faculty: Register now for CCNMTL Faculty Development Workshops at CUMC on CourseWorks, Wikispaces, and podcasting. These hands-on workshops are led by CCNMTL educational technologists and are designed for faculty members to learn both basic and advanced uses of online course management, collaboration, and audio and video technologies for classroom use.

Workshops are held in Room 202A Computer Lab located in the Hammer Health Sciences Library on the Columbia University Medical Campus. Click on the workshop links below or visit CCNMTL Events to read workshop descriptions and register with your UNI.

CourseWorks: Getting Started
Thursday, July 23, 2009, 12:00 PM
This workshop is designed to introduce you to the basics of Columbia's online course management system, CourseWorks—from logging in to setting up your syllabus and creating course pages.

Wikispaces: Getting Started
Friday, July 24, 2009, 1:00 PM
Discover how to implement online collaboration in your classroom with Columbia Wikispaces. During this workshop, you will learn how to create and edit pages in a course wiki and how to add text, pictures, and documents to meet your pedagogical goals.

Podcasting Essentials: Creation and Distribution
Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 12:00 PM
The Podcasting Essentials workshop will provide in-depth information on how audio and video content is being produced for students in higher education, and will explain how podcasting has helped distribute educational media. The second portion of the workshop will provide a step-by-step demonstration on how to create audio and video media that can be used in a podcast or any other web-based environment. There will also be a brief demonstration on how you can use online platforms such as iTunes U to promote your media materials.