Discover Tools for Teaching and Learning from Anywhere with New Webinar Series

Pack a snack and discover the possibilities of your virtual classroom with UK Libraries' latest webinar series: "Digital Brownbag: Tools for Teaching and Learning from Anywhere." Webinars will delve into CreateUK, the new web-hosting service managed by UK Libraries. 

The "Digital Brownbag" series is hosted by Jennifer Hootman, UK Libraries' Digital Humanities Librarian. Sessions will be held via Zoom. Registration is required. Find the webinar for you and register below: 

    Discover the Possibilities of CreateUK
     September 10: 12:00-12:45 pm
     September 17: 4:00-4:45 pm

Have you ever wanted to involve students in creating web-based resources? Are you looking for a central location to host scholarship, creative work, media or other artifacts related to your research or teaching? CreateUK, which integrates with common platforms like WordPress and Omeka, is an ideal tool for accomplishing these objectives and creating public-facing resources and team-based learning initiatives. Register for one of these first two installments in the "Digital Brownbag" webinar series to learn more about CreateUK. 

    Getting Started with WordPress
     October 9: 12:00-12:45 pm

Powering nearly 30% of the web, WordPress is one of the most important items in your digital toolkit. WordPress accommodates a wide range of activities, from creating digital exhibits and sharing research results to designing collaborative classroom projects and building student portfolios. Register for this webinar to learn all the essentials for getting your WordPress site up and running. 

    Getting Started with Omeka
     October 16: 12:00-12:45 pm

Digital teaching and learning is about having the right tools for the right job, and Omeka is exactly the platform you need for your next digital exhibit, whether you are building and curating an exhibit of images, oral histories, videos or other virtual artifacts. Omeka is an excellent tool for both single-user and collaborative projects. Register for this webinar to learn all you need to know to set up your Omeka site. 

    Getting Started with Scalar
     October 23: 12:00-12:45 pm

Are you looking for a web-based tool designed for writing long-form narratives that supports both single authors and collaborative projects? If so, Scalar is the tool for you. This platform provides authoring tools to structure both essay- and book-length projects, including nested, recursive and non-linear formats. Through Scalar, authors are also able to assemble media from multiple sources to juxtapose with their own writing. Register for this webinar to learn how to get started with your digital writing project using Scalar. 

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