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July 7, 2009. Expand your course management skills and discover how new media tools can enhance your teaching by attending a CCNMTL Faculty Development Workshop on CourseWorks, Columbia Wikispaces, Columbia on iTunes U, and online video. Register now for the next round of workshops on July 8 and 9.

Wikispaces: Getting Started
Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 11:00 AM
Discover how you can encourage 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.

CourseWorks: Getting Started
Wednesday, July 8, 2009, 1:30 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.

Using Online Video for Teaching
Thursday, July 9, 2009, 12:00 PM
Explore free online video applications, such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Google Video, as well as how to host, share, or reference web-based video in your course websites or classrooms. This session will also demonstrate VITAL (Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning), a web-based video analysis system that helps students develop observation, interpretation, and critical thinking skills.

iTunes U: Getting Started
Thursday, July 9, 2009, 2:30 PM
Get the facts about Columbia on iTunes U, an online environment that delivers Columbia-produced educational content to students, faculty, and the public through Apple's iTunes desktop media player. During this workshop, you will learn how to use iTunes U and manage content within the system.

Workshops are held in the Faculty Support Lab located in 204 Butler Library on the Morningside campus. Click on the workshop links above or visit CCNMTL Events to read workshop descriptions and register with your UNI.