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October 2017
$290

Thriving in a Time of Change

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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until October 17, 2017
College of the Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center Third Floor, 1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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September 29, 2017 Dear Friends, Register now for NERCOMP's upcoming workshop: “Thriving in a Time of Change” DATE: Thursday, October 19, 2017 TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pm (Coffee and Registration start at 7:30am) PRICE: NERCOMP Members: $145, Non-Members: $290 Your fee includes am break and lunch. LOCATION: College of the Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center Worcester, Massachusetts DESCRIPTION: Higher education is going through a time of fundamental change. Tuition costs are high; the demographics of prospective students are decreasing; technology, including…

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November 2017
Free

Happy 30th Birthday PowerPoint

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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until October 17, 2017
LH308 Lawrence Campus, 420 Common Street
Lawrence, 01840 United States
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It’s about time to enhance PowerPoint! Learn how Sheila uses Adobe Presenter and to enhance her existing PowerPoints to improve on their usability and accessibility. Most importantly they have become invaluable resources for her in-class and online students. By Sheila Kane

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$145

Using Games to Change Higher Education

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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until October 17, 2017
College of the Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center Third Floor, 1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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Games have the potential to improve formal education because at their root they are engaging, interactive learning experiences. This idea has been recently explored in two academic strands: game-based learning and gamification. While strategies differ in each strand, both rely upon game designers’ and educators’ ability to leverage game mechanics, dynamics, and principles to approach traditional learning goals. This workshop-based session will help instructors, instructional designers, and other education professionals understand and apply games and game structures to the creation…

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$145

Proactively Ensuring that all Electronic Information Technology (EIT) is Accessible at Your Institution

November 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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until October 17, 2017
College of the Holy Cross Hogan Campus Center Third Floor, 1 College Street
Worcester, MA 01610 United States
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Electronic formats for registration, course materials, advertisement, even campus ID cards are increasingly popular among college and universities due to their ease of use. However, many colleges have not considered the impact that these “easy-to-use” tools have on students with disabilities. This session will share how the current laws, standards for accessibility and WCAG guidelines intersect and impact any Electronic Information Technology (EIT) purchased or used on a college campus. We will provide best practices and examples on how to…

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