Getting Together While Staying Apart: Tips for Using Online Collaboration Platforms
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 | 1:00pm - 1:30pm EST
Collaborating in a virtual environment doesn't have to mean you you are limited to video conferencing when working with fellow students on class and other projects. In this session we'll explore some of the free online collaboration platforms beyond traditional video conferencing services like Zoom and BlueJeans with a focus on whiteboard apps that allow the import of media into shared whiteboard space for a variety of uses like mind-mapping, project planning and storyboarding. The apps we look at are web browser based and available on laptop, desktop and mobile devices.
Integrating Digital Storytelling Tools
Tuesday, September 1 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
Learn how to create visualizations that enhance the impact of your research using digital storytelling tools.
Language Learning Tools at the Library
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | 11:45am - 12:15pm
For students who want to expand or brush up on international language skills, learn how to access readily available online tools through the Penn Libraries, including Mango Languages to begin learning a language at your own pace, and how to use library collections to build vocabulary and practice reading and writing.
Omeka Orientation: How to Use This Web Publishing Platform
Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Omeka is a web platform that makes it easy to create online exhibits. Learn how researchers, classes, and organizations have used Omeka to share their work, build a digital exhibit, tell a story, or explore interactive elements.
Planning for Your Data: Organization and Storage Tips
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 | 3:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Aimed at students who will be starting research projects this semester, this session will help participants think about how to keep their data organized throughout the research process.
Virtual Mindfulness Workshop
Wednesday, August 26th | 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Take a break from preparing for fall semester and/or from your busy work day by participating in a complimentary guided meditation workshop, led by Sandi Herman, a mindfulness educator from Campus Health. No registration required. To join the virtual meditation, go to bluejeans.com/amankaur on Wednesday August 26th from 12pm to 1pm.