Adobe Illustrator Basics

Agenda This workshop provides tools and resources to make basic flat designs by using Illustrator.  Attendees will create a full-featured graphic design with variation of colors and shapes. Agenda By the end of this session, attendees will Learn how to use the Ai interface Know what is flat design Know how to set up a […]

Adobe Photoshop Basics

By the end of this session, students will Learn how to open and save pictures Learn how to rotate pictures Learn how to crop pictures Learn how to cut out and add in an object from this picture into another one Session Outline: Basic skills Import a picture from the library Save a picture by […]

Audacity workshop

Register for the event Audacity is an easy-to-use, open source audio editing software program that is available as a free download. Versions are available for desktop computers that run the Mac, Windows and Linux operating systems. Audacity has a variety of features that can meet the needs of a range of audio recording projects, from […]

Blender Workshop

Blender is an open source program that can be used in game design, modeling, animation, and image editing. This workshop focuses on the animation aspect of Blender. Attendees will bring a simple nature scene to life using different methods of animation in Blender. Agenda Create the Ground Inserting a Plane Assigning a Material Subdivision Sculpting Add […]

Concept Mapping

Electronic concept mapping tools 1. Lucidchart Free account (3 maps) – can use Office 365 login (College credentials) and with .edu email can request a free education license. Lucidchart’s article on ‘what is a concept map’ with commentary on the research plus links to creating a concept map in other applications (Word, PowerPoint, Google). You can […]

Create a Website using GitHub Pages

Learn to create a website using the Jekyll website generator and host it on GitHub. Register here! Agenda Using git and Github What is git? What is GitHub? Create a GitHub account Create a repository Clone the repository Edit the README Add and Commit Changes Pushing Changes Using Jekyll What is Jekyll What is Markdown […]

Epson Interactive Projector workshop

Epson Interactive projectors allow interactive work on the fly.  During this brief workshop, you will learn how to use the Epson 1430wi projector’s interactive features such as whiteboard, annotation with digital ink, collaborating with other users (via laptop or mobile through any browser), and saving your notes. No computer required. Epson 1430wi interactive projectors are […]

Exploring Text with Photoshop

Agenda The Text Tool Vertical vs Horizontal Type Warping Text Creating a Clipping Mask Useful for changing the fill of a text Wrapping Text to a Path Create a path using the shape tool Link to Photoshop Workshop Resources

Final Cut Pro X workshop

Final Cut Pro is an Apple video editing software. For more information about features, visit Apple’s website. Register here for the workshop Thursday, November 15th. Agenda How to Upload Footage How to safely transfer footage Public media libraries Creating a new library Creating a new event Moving Clips and Making Cuts Creating a new project Dragging […]

Fusion 360

Fusion 360 is a 3D Computer Assisted Design program created by Autodesk. It can be used to easily create 3D models for printing. It’s well suited for creating geometric designs for mechanical or industrial applications. Resources for Part I An asset containing a blank disc can be found here and can be used a reference […]

GarageBand workshop

GarageBand is an Apple music and podcast creation software that enables users to create multiple tracks with pre-made MIDI keyboards, pre-made loops, various instrumental effects, and voice recordings. Workshop files Agenda Creating a GarageBand project Recording Importing Media Adding Tracks Editing Tracks Adding Effect Plugins Adjusting Track Effects with Automation Using Apple Loops Exporting Audio File For additional resources: see […]

Google VR

Google Cardboard is a virtual reality platform from Google VR that is easy to use and affordable to deploy. It has a software development kit for Unity, a popular game engine. The goal of this workshop is to create a small, interactive VR scene and deploy it to a phone (iOS or Android). Resources Github […]

History Digital IS Workshop

This workshop is to help guide you through the use of oral history and video techniques while crafting your documentary/oral history project. Resources Copyright and other Information Creative Commons Oral History Handout from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Oral History Guide from UC Santa Cruz Library Books about Oral History Doing Oral […]

History Junior IS Posters

You’ve written your thesis but now your department asks you to take all of that information and put it on a poster. Unsure where to start? The resources below will help to get you started on tips for creating the best poster possible to convey your research and topic. Reminders Don’t be wordy. Keep your […]

iMovie workshop

iMovie is a Mac based video editing software, aimed at entry-level and for the amateur consumer. It provides all the basic features in a clean, easy interface. The latest version of iMovie is 10.1.9. This version of iMovie has more options to share a movie, more movie and trailer theme options from iMovie for iOS, easier […]


Resources Blog Crash Course on Infographics, Free e-book Hoonuit “Creating Infographics Training” log in via The College of Wooster Agenda In this workshop you will learn how to turn information into a creative and engaging visual display. This free online tool can be used to make posters, charts, timelines, graphs, character analysis, idea maps, […]

Intro to Photoshop

This workshop will provide a basic introduction to Photoshop. It will cover Layers, Selection Tools, basic image adjustments, and object removal.

iOS App Development

This workshop will introduce attendees to the Xcode environment. Attendees will create a small iPhone app and test it using the iOS Simulator or their own iOS device. No coding experience required. The code used in the workshop can be found downloaded here: iOS Workshop Code Learn more about Xcode from Apple XCode is available for download […]

IS Symposium Poster Formatting

Show up and leave with a good start on your IS Symposium poster. Alicia Brazeau (Director of the Writing Center), Cally King (Director of Design), Dr. Jon Breitenbucher (Director of Educational Technology), and Gillian Lee (Writing Center Consultant) will assist students with: Drafting text for the poster Creating a design for the poster Choosing fonts […]

Make course materials more accessible

In March of 2017 the Section 508 standards of the Rehabilitation Act were refreshed. In particular the information and communication technology accessibility requirements were updated to require that they meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. The deadline for compliance with the new standards was January of 2018. In this workshop we will talk about […]