The Center for Teaching and
Learning in collaboration with the University Libraries and the eStudio invites you to learn about SIX
useful types of software. These short sessions will just whet
your appetite; we’ll run longer, hands-on workshops during the
semester when you can learn how to use these tools. This
program is an opportunity to find out IF you want to use
-- Zotero — online
bibliographic software that’s free and provides a great way to save
references (including PDFs of articles) and to bookmark
12:30 p.m. -- iGoogle — this is a free,
personal portal that allows you to open your computer to a page
with weather, news, and other features you choose.
1 p.m. -- Plans to Upgrade Blackboard —
learn about the new functionalities provided by the significant
changes planned for the summer and
-- Wikis —
if you have considered using wikis in your teaching, here’s a
chance to find out how they can encourage student engagement.
2 p.m. -- Academia.edu — this is free
social networking software, essentially Facebook for
academics. If enough STJ faculty join, we will have a way to
learn about each other’s teaching and research interests.
-- CampusGuides — free software
provided by the University Libraries that can be used to create
faculty and class websites.
Wednesday, February 9
Library room 110 in the back of the
Learning Commons, Queens Campus
Contact the CTL at CTL@stjohns.edu or at ext.