Below is a shameless plug for the SIGMM (special interest group multimedia) conference sessions that they are hosting.
In fact, all the SIGs are hosting sessions. Click here for details on what there is offered.
For those of us that have attended the conference and have not participated in the pre-con sessions you may want to give at least one session a try. They are more intimate, hands-on, and get can get personal attention/help.
Discovery Education – How Not to Drown
We all know how to stream the videos, but then there’s sounds, games, e-books, creating classes, assignments, quizzes. my content, school content, editable video. aggghhhh! DE Science? Techbook? WAIT! Let’s tread water and take it a bit at a time. We will explore and learn to use the tools that are a part of the Discovery Education site. This session will be run by Eric Strommer, a member of Michigan’s Discovery Education Network Leadership Council.
Photography with the iPad
DESCRIPTION OF WORKSHOP Join Leslie Fisher for this engaging 1/2 day Bring Your Own iPad workshop about one of her favorite hobbies – photography! This active workshop will involve both practice and practical tips in taking great photos and editing then- for both enhancement and for fun
Videography with the iPad
DESCRIPTION OF WORKSHOP Have fun creating and editing video on your iPad! Leslie will be showcasing several apps that can be used for project creation. Join her for this 1/2 day Bring Your Own iPad workshop, which will be hands-on and lots of fun.
Make Cinematic Narratives instead of Digital Stories
DESCRIPTION OF WORKSHOP Digital Storytelling is nice as a phase, especially for true beginners, but ideally, we should be raising our students’ skills to a far higher level. Come learn about making cinematic narratives using advanced iMovie tricks. This ½ day bring your own Apple laptop session will be led by Jon Corippo of CUE (Computer Using Educators) – MACUL’s sister organization in California, who is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google Certified Teacher, and YouTube Star Teacher. You must have an Apple laptop with iMovie for this session.