Workshop: Apps for Teaching & Research

Curious about using Apps for teaching and research?

UMass Boston Librarians and Educational Technologists are offering hands-on workshops!  Join Librarian Teresa Maceira and Adaptive Technology Specialist Matt McCubbinipad-ebooks in this series of sessions covering a variety of apps for searching our databases, access journals and e-books, organize online content, make quick and easy presentations, and learning about accessibility features on Apple devices.

The workshops will allow time for hands-on practice with the library’s classroom set of iPads.   Attend 1…or all 5 workshops.

Feel free to share this announcement with colleagues and students –the workshops are open to everyone!

 

DATES AND APPS:

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2:00-3:00pm
    Featured Apps: Browzine, Atomic Learning, EasyBib, Bluefire Reader
  • Monday, March 23, 12:00-1:00pm
    Featured Apps: Financial Times, PubMed, Gale Databases, EBSCOhost Databases
  • Thursday, April 9, 3:00-4:00pm
    Featured Apps: Evernote, Outline, Dropbox, Pocket, and Flipboard
  • Wednesday, April 29, 11:00am-12:00pm
    Featured Speaker: Matt McCubbin, Adaptive Technology Specialist
    Featured Apps: Voice Dream Reader and Apple Assistive Technology Features
  • Friday, May 8, 9:30-10:30am
    Featured Apps: Prezi, Educreations, Haiku Deck, Google Slides

 

LOCATION:

All workshops will be held in the Center for Library Instruction, Healey-04-015

 

TO REGISTER:

E-mail library.reference@umb.edu to register for any of the workshops

SPONSORED BY:

University Libraries

Information Technology Learning Commons

 

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