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Interacting with the Smart Board
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The SmartBoard is a technologically-rich, interactive whiteboard. Using a computer and projector, you can project data from the computer onto a touch sensitive and interactive screen. Then, you can highlight important information with multi-colored electronic pens, edit text with an on-screen keyboard, convert cursive writing to text, electronically capture hand drawings and outlines, and much more. All activity conducted with a SmartBoard can be electronically saved and/or printed. This is a great tool for teaching students how to edit papers, engaging in collaborative work, and modeling the use of different software programs. Learn how to leverage this resource in your teachings.
 
Creating a CD on Your PC (Microsoft Windows XP)
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With the technology provided by Microsoft Windows XP and the CD burner installed on your computer, you can make data, image, and video CDs right in your own office!
 
Creating a CD with Macintosh (OSX)
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The technology provided by Macintosh OSX allows you to quickly and easily backup files and burn music, images, or even a combination of music and photographs to CD. If you have OSX you have this capability.
 
Shooting Video
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We have two digital camcorders and three SVHS camcorders for video recording. Learn the difference between the formats and which will best meet your needs. Both can be used with the ETC's Macintosh video editing station.
 
Scanning Pictures and Documents
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We have a number of scanners available so you can scan and save photos, slides, pictures of objects, and text documents for editing and/or adding to other programs. Depending on your needs, you can do a simple one-step scan or import a slide or photo into PhotoShop Elements and add effects to enhance the image.
 
Duplicating a VHS Videotape
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Learn how simple it is to copy directly from one VHS tape to another. Our equipment allows a user to duplicate a videotape or select clips from one or multiple tapes to create a unique video compilation.
 
Editing Digital and VHS Video
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Come learn the basics of editing digital or VHS footage. You will learn to transfer either digital footage from your digital camcorder or footage from a VHS tape to iMovie, edit that footage, add scene transitions, create titles, add music or voice-overs, and add special effects. See how easy it is to turn raw footage into a great video which you can then burn to a DVD.
 
Copying VHS or DVD to DVD
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We now have a DVD burner for transferring VHS tapes to DVD or making copies of DVDs. This DVD burner has a hard drive which will allow you to save footage for a limited amount of time so you can come back to it later. It also has the capability of using an "extended play" speed that will allow more videos on a single DVD.
 
Integrating Classroom Technologies in Black Hall
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Black Hall classrooms have an integrated "touch-panel" console for accessing a variety of classroom instructional technologies: including ceiling mounted projector, eMac, VCR, laserdisc, and document camera. Volume control and screen control are also at your fingertips. An AV key will be issued to you after this training for access to the document camera and AV rack.
 
Storing Data on a USB Flash Drive
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More versatile and compatible than a zip drive, floppy disk, or even CD, a USB drive is a convenient way to move your files from computer to computer, or store PowerPoint presentations for class or conferences. You've probably heard of these devices by at least one of many names: pen drive, thumb drive, key drive, flash drive, jump drive, etc. Learn how to make this small but powerful device work for you.
 
Operating a Data Projector
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We now have new Epson data projectors for faculty and staff checkout. Come learn how quick and easy they are to use. Find out about their basic and advanced features, and how to hook them up to a laptop, VCR or DVD player, and speakers.
 
Taking Pictures with a Digital Camera
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We have new digital cameras available for checkout to faculty and students. Learn what you need to know about effectively using digital cameras: from turning on and setting up the camera, using its many features, and snapping a few pictures, to transferring images to a computer, organizing, saving, resizing, printing, sending them through e-mail, etc.
 
Storing Faculty Files on the N Drive - PC version
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The ?N? Drive is a private CWU server space for each faculty member. More convenient than a zip drive, floppy disk, flash drive or even CD, faculty can drop PowerPoint presentations and class materials on their "N" Drive from their office computer, and then easily access and retrieve these files from classroom computers or anywhere on campus at CWU. This is also a useful storage space to save and backup important files. The following is a tutorial on how to find and store files and folders on your ?N? Drive using a PC.
 
Storing Faculty Files on the N Drive - Mac version
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The ?N? Drive is a private CWU server space for each faculty member. More convenient than a zip drive, floppy disk, flash drive or even CD, faculty can drop PowerPoint presentations and class materials on their "N" Drive from their office computer, and then easily access and retrieve these files from classroom computers or anywhere on campus at CWU. This is also a useful storage space to save and backup important files. The following is a tutorial on how to find and store files and folders on your ?N? Drive using a Mac.
 
How to use SynchronEyes in a PC Environment
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SynchronEyes is a software program, which provides the instructor with powerful classroom management features in a PC computer lab environment. Instructors can view thumbnails of all student computer desktops, and can individually manage their stations, send files to them, restrict applications, etc., all from the instructor's station. This tutorial will guide you through the basic operations of SynchronEyes. This presentation demonstrates how to open the SynchronEyes, change the Teacher ID and get students connected. It will also cover how to broadcast the teacher or student display to other students' computers, and demonstrate how to take control of an individual student's computer to provide one on one assistance.
 
Using the iMac's built-in Camera
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With the iMac's built-in Camera known as the "iSight" or an external iSight camera and software that comes with it, you can do many things, such as Video Conferencing: you can see video and hear audio of someone over the Internet; taking pictures: the iSight also functions as a digital camera for taking snapshots; and recording video, you can also use the iSight as a video camera for recording video.
 
 
 
 
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