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Why?
English New Media Classroom
Chris Higgins, Instructional Technology
Specialist, OIT
Catherine Hays, Associate Director, Academic
Technology, College of ARHU
Lenita Williamson, Campus Computing
Associate, College of ARHU
Getting to know you
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Who are you? What do you teach?
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What do you do in your classes?
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What are your expectations for using
this facility ?
WAM login
Ask for a login if you don’t have a
current wam account.
 Getting WAM account:
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– ftp to wam.umd.edu, type register, fill in
information
– See Kathy Russell to have account
authorized, [email protected],
– 5-2116
Access to Tools
Word Processor
 Desktop Publishing: Pagemaker…
 Image Editing: Photoshop…
 Presentation Graphics: Powerpoint…
 Internet: email, WWW, file sharing…
 Webpage Creation: Dreamweaver…
 VCR
 Projection
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File Sharing
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Via College server- mid to late Sept.
File Sharing
File distribution via the web http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Colle
ges/ARHU/Depts/English/instructors/G
Oliver/TechnicalWriting/
 Inform via WebSpinner
 Wam or Glue via direct FTP
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Communication
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Collaborative Virtual Workspace
Login: Collaborative Virtual
Workspace
Login: sqhntxx
Password: cvwxx
for example:
Login: sqhnt01
Password: cvw01
Other tools with similar
functionality:
WebCT
 WebChat, example pages
 One Minute Paper, Multichat
 HyperNews:
 http://www.forums.umd.edu/arthcourse/
hypernews/get/examplecourse.html
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Hypernews
Setting up hypernews threaded
discussion:
 http://www.forums.umd.edu/
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Access to Resources
Primary source materials: digitized
manuscripts
 Visual material, scanned images
 Video/ Audio Material
 Multimedia Collections
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Small Group Collaboration
What did you find at the site that you did
not expect to?
 What might your students find useful at
these sites?
 How do these sites deal with similar
material differently?
 What might be challenging about using
these sites as resources?
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Put the tools in the hands of the
students
Oral Presentations with Powerpoint
 Collaborative projects such as website
creation
 Research Projects
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Resources for Professional
Writing
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http://www.arhu.umd.edu/technology/wo
rkshops/english/orientnewmediaclassro
om.html
Assessment:
email, CVW, Hypernews
What are some things that you think you
could use this room for?
 What questions do you still have?
 Is there anything that we did not touch
on that you would like to know about?
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What's next? Possibilities
More indepth training sessions
 Other training opportunities
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Technology tools can help you:
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address challenges that you face
meet the needs of different learning styles
respond to diverse populations
facilitate greater participation by the students
improve students writing and research skills
provide access to Resources: Web, CDRom,
DVD
prepare students for academic and
professional worlds
Resources
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Chris Higgins, 5-5190,
[email protected]
Catherine Hays, 5-2886,
[email protected]
Lenita Williamson,
[email protected]
New Instructional Technology staff member
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