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    1. 1. Technology in Training Trainers: David Lisa Scherelene Schatz Karen Vaias
    2. 2. Review of Previous Lessons
    3. 3. Lesson Overview <ul><li>In this lesson we will cover: </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing the right technology for your particular training need </li></ul><ul><li>New technology tools </li></ul><ul><li>Giving old tools new purpose </li></ul>
    4. 4. Objectives <ul><ul><li>By the end of this lesson you will be able to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maximize the effectiveness of technology in training. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate new technologies into your training. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employ technology in lab situations and remotely. </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Why use technology in training? <ul><li>Cheaper (no travel costs/time) </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient </li></ul><ul><li>Formats appeal to different learning styles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio/ Visual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands-on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Don’t use technology if… <ul><li>It doesn’t enhance learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are not receptive to technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Setting is not technology friendly. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Using Technology in the Classroom
    8. 8. What is PowerPoint? <ul><li>Presentation Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Text, graphs, tables & charts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other images </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. When to use PowerPoint <ul><li>Large groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditoriums </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demonstrations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Screenshots & Graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Graphic representations of data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Charts, graphs & diagrams </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Sample Slide with Graph Information taken from 12/15/08
    11. 11. Sample Slide with Flow chart EBSCOhost MasterFILE TM Premier Business Source Premier Middle Search Plus
    12. 12. Sample Slide with diagram <ul><li>Many types </li></ul><ul><li>Changes are easy! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More shapes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different looks </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Embed links and more
    14. 14. And now for a little bad PowerPoint…
    15. 15. BAD Sample Slide with Data <ul><li>Topics included in MasterFILE TM Premier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General reference information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business (for different sizes of business and for business students) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For teachers K-12 to help them with lesson planning and other school related activities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General science topics for teachers, students and more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multicultural issues (articles, encyclopedia entries, data and more) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contents of MasterFILE TM Premier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost 1,750 full text periodicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>341,655 photos, maps and flags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>86,017 full text biographies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>105,786 primary source documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>495 full text reference books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDF back files for many articles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Designed for public libraries, but useful for schools and academic libraries too. </li></ul><ul><li>Information taken from 12/15/08 </li></ul>
    16. 16. Use MasterFILE Premier to <ul><li>Topics included in MasterFILE TM Premier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General reference information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multicultural issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contents of MasterFILE TM Premier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost 1,750 full text periodicals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>341,655 photos, maps and flags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>86,017 full text biographies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>105,786 primary source documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>495 full text reference books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PDF back files for many articles </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Tips and Tricks <ul><li>Organize first </li></ul><ul><li>Use PowerPoint to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reinforce major points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplement your presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide visual support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practice! </li></ul>
    18. 18. Tips and Tricks <ul><li>Use 6x6 rule for text: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 words per line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 lines per slide </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep it simple! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2-3 colors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Clip Art judiciously </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. Printing Options: Handouts View
    20. 20. Printing Options: Handouts View
    21. 21. Printing Options: Outline View
    22. 22. Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Apple Keynote </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application for Macintosh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Less expensive than PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can record narration </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Open Office Impress </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very similar to PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download Open Office Suite to computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Few bells & whistles </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>SlideRocket </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free or monthly charge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create and store presentations online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong on graphics </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Google Presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features are limited </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations stored online </li></ul></ul>
    26. 26. Alternatives to PowerPoint <ul><li>Zoho Show </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can be slow </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features are limited </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations stored online </li></ul></ul>
    27. 27. Evaluating your Training Site
    28. 28. Consider the following when training: <ul><li>Equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Visibility </li></ul>
    29. 29. Consider the following when training: <ul><li>What ifs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment failure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connectivity problems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compatibility issues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plan backups! </li></ul>
    30. 30. Think about your audience <ul><li>How many? </li></ul><ul><li>How old? </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Physical limitations </li></ul><ul><li>Interest in topic </li></ul>
    31. 31. What is a webinar? <ul><li>Web based, interactive presentation, lecture, or workshop transmitted via the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>Involve three methods of communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>online presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chat window </li></ul></ul>
    32. 32. Advantages of Webinars <ul><li>Cost effective </li></ul><ul><li>Convenient </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>High-touch, interactive experience </li></ul>
    33. 33. Advantages of Webinars <ul><li>Slides you can see while the speaker is talking </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to ask questions of the speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Ability of the speaker to ask questions of the audience to assure comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Survey at the end of the presentation for feedback to improve your presentation </li></ul>
    34. 34. How are webinars used? <ul><li>Present information to a geographically dispersed audience </li></ul><ul><li>Interact via a live discussion between an organizer and audience members </li></ul>
    35. 35. Webinar Software Vendors <ul><li>iLinc </li></ul><ul><li>Citrix – GoToWebinar </li></ul><ul><li>Webex </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Live Meeting </li></ul>
    36. 37. Setting Up a Webinar <ul><li>Know the dates and times </li></ul><ul><li>Toll-free number for participants </li></ul><ul><li>Set up the software to accommodate </li></ul><ul><li>Set up registration form and </li></ul><ul><li>e-mail messages </li></ul>
    37. 39. Leading the Session <ul><li>Presenter can see the list of participants </li></ul><ul><li>Participants see what is on presenter’s screen </li></ul><ul><li>Polling questions make the presentation interactive </li></ul>
    38. 40. Leading the Session <ul><li>Survey evaluation is sent automatically </li></ul><ul><li>Presenter receives statistical reports </li></ul>
    39. 41. Using Screencasting to Create Tutorials and Remote Learning Tools
    40. 42. What is Screencasting? <ul><li>Creating a digital presentation using computer screens combined with narration. </li></ul><ul><li>Personalizing presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Narration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manipulation of screens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Live interaction with screens (ie. Websites, PowerPoint presentations) </li></ul></ul>
    41. 43. Camtasia Sample Tutorial Video
    42. 44. Screencasting Advantages <ul><li>Interaction involves the learner. </li></ul><ul><li>Cause and effect demonstration. </li></ul><ul><li>Screencast can be repeated to learn the concept. </li></ul>
    43. 45. Screencasting Advantages <ul><li>Screencasts can be posted on web sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Screencasting formats are very popular. </li></ul>
    44. 46. Screencasting Essentials <ul><li>Personal Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camtasia Studio </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Headset with microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Screen content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web sites (Internet connection) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul></ul>
    45. 47. Screencasting Essentials <ul><li>Site to house video tutorial </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Show opening video from website) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    46. 48. Time for a demonstration of Camtasia!
    47. 49. Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Post your creations and share with others. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Camtasia Studio 6 </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CamStudio (Open Source) </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>David Lisa </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    48. 50. Technology Fair <ul><li>Sample the following technologies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating PDF’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using a Flickr account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using a flash drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using a digital projector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snippy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up a webinar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using a Mac </li></ul></ul>
    49. 51. Time for an Exercise
    50. 52. Discussion: Some Possible Uses for Technology in Your Lessons
    51. 53. Summary <ul><ul><li>You learned how to use technology in training. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You were exposed to technology you might not have used before. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You learned about technology as used in labs and remotely. </li></ul></ul>
    52. 54. Coming up next… <ul><li>5:30 – 6:30 p.m. - Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>7:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Steve Garwood Technology Presentation </li></ul>