Book Launch Information Session

Thu, 10/23/2014

Thu Oct 23, 20141:30PM-2:30PM145 (Digital Union), Stillman Hall

Please join Digital Publishing staff from the Office of Distance Education and eLearning for this informal session to learn more about the Spring '15 Book Launch cohort, starting January 1. The current Book Launch call for proposals opens Thursday, October 16, and closes Friday, November 7.

The Book Launch program provides an opportunity to write and produce digital texts to be used in teaching and learning at Ohio State and beyond. Accepted proposals will become part of a cohort — a group ...Read more

Carmen: Strategies for Grading Online - Turnitin (Hands-On)

Fri, 10/24/2014

Fri Oct 24, 20141:00PM-3:00PM119, Campbell Hall

This hands-on session will review several different strategies for assessing writing assignments and providing feedback to students within Carmen.  We'll cover 3 main topics:

  • creating and using a Carmen Rubric
  • understanding the Dropbox feedback options
  • using Turnitin (OrgininalityCheck and GradeMark) with the Dropbox

We recommend you have an understanding of how to navigate Carmen and set basic tool properties before attending this workshop. If you need to learn basic Carmen skills, please ...Read more

Usability for all (U4A): DIY Captioning Techniques: Everything You Need to Know to Do It Right (Hands-On)

Mon, 10/27/2014

Mon Oct 27, 20149:30AM-11:00AM29, Derby Hall

Plain and simple: this workshop will walk you through the creation of accessible, captioned and audio-described video. Along the way, we will discuss: 

  • what video file types are best to work with and deliver and how you can get the file types you need
  • what are the advantages and disadvantages of the various delivery methods
  • what makes a good transcript and how to transform that into a file that can be synchronized with your video
  • how to go about synchronizing your video with your transcript
  • and
  • ...Read more

Carmen: Activities (Hands-On)

Tue, 10/28/2014

Tue Oct 28, 20143:00PM-5:00PM186, Hagerty Hall

Learn techniques and strategies for using Carmen tools to meet your instructional goals. For this hands-on session, the instructor will cover:

  • Discussions
  • Dropbox
  • Groups

If time allows, the instructor will use user submitted questions to create an additional workshop agenda during the session.  If you would like something specific covered, send your Carmen questions and problems at least a week before the scheduled start time of the workshop to with "Activities Workshop" ...Read more

iTunes U: An Introduction

Thu, 10/30/2014

Thu Oct 30, 201412:30PM-2:00PM119, Campbell Hall

Before attending this workshop, please view Ohio State’s iTunes U info page at:

This event will be streamed live at the CarmenConnect link:

Session Overview:

  • Overview of iTunes U and Ohio State’s role using this educational technology.
  • To view the learner experience through different devices (e.g., iPad, PC, Mac).
  • To explore iTunes U Course Manager, specifically how to create one’s own course.
  • To critically

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