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ViTaL Informal Lunch

Occasional informal lunch gatherings are part of the collection of peer-support opportunities available to the ViTaL community. At these lunches, you can come and talk about whatever you want: ask questions, share tips, debate video styles, etc. There will be no agenda and no speaker. No registration or RSVP is necessary. (You're responsible for your own meal.) Look for a sign on a table that says "ViTaL" or "Videos in Teaching and Learning" to know where to sit. Order when you get there, and remember that you can bring your own cup to save using plastic or paper!

Virtual Reality for Education? A Discussion About Possibilities

What is virtual reality? "Virtual Reality (VR), sometimes referred to as immersive multimedia, is a computer-simulated environment that can simulate physical presence in places in the real world or imagined worlds." (wikipedia.com) What is the current state of the technology to enable VR? And what role, if any, can it or should it have in teaching and learning at Duke? We invite you to join us for a brief introduction to VR followed by an open discussion about the benefits, concerns, and possibilities VR might bring to Duke's educational experiences.

Experience Virtual Reality for Yourself!

What is virtual reality? "Virtual Reality (VR), sometimes referred to as immersive multimedia, is a computer-simulated environment that can simulate physical presence in places in the real world or imagined worlds." (wikipedia.com) Have you been wondering what VR is? Tried something with a huge headset years ago but don't know what's going on with the technology now? Just want to try a technology that will make you gasp with amazement???

ViTaL Informal Lunch

Occasional informal lunch gatherings are part of the collection of peer-support opportunities available to the ViTaL community. At these lunches, you can come and talk about whatever you want: ask questions, share tips, debate video styles, etc. There will be no agenda and no speaker. No registration or RSVP is necessary. (You're responsible for your own meal.) Look for a sign on a table that says "ViTaL" or "Videos in Teaching and Learning" to know where to sit. Order when you get there, and remember that you can bring your own cup to save using plastic or paper!

Adaptation: Taking Your Lecture from the Classroom to the Camera

While a camera in the back of a classroom is one way to produce educational video it is far from the most effective. In this ViTaL session we will take a lecture that was previously only taught in the classroom and walk through the steps to transform it into a format more suitable for online learning. From modulating content, to script-writing, to graphic design, this pre-production process will walk through everything you should consider before pressing record.

Discussion: ViTaL

ViTaL was born in September 2013 as an experimental program of the Duke Digital Initiative to support self-service, peer-supported video production for teaching and learning. At the end of its second academic year, we d like to take a look back at what we ve tried and get your feedback on what would be useful going forward.

Recording and Editing in Panopto

By now you should know that there are many ways to create and edit video. Panopto, freely available to the Duke community and already used by many faculty to record lectures in classrooms, is another option available to you. Paul Zizzo, multimedia and user services analyst in the Nicholas School, will help you learn what you need to get started with Panopto when you want to create video lectures outside a classroom. Just as with Screenflow and Camtasia, you can record from a webcam, capture your computer screen, and then edit your results.

Frontiers Conference and Entrepreneurs Boot Camp

The Frontiers 2015 conference brings industry partners together with the innovators and researchers at Duke Engineering. Frontiers is a great way for our industry partners to explore the latest research, development, and tech transfer opportunities at Duke Engineering. In addition to research presentations, this annual conference gives you opportunities to: View research posters and meet students from today's important research areas; Hear a keynote address by former Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers; Attend the one-day Entrepreneurs Boot Camp with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Freshman Workshop: Laying the Groundwork for your Technical Career

Thinking about a career that includes Computer Science?Join Google representatives to learn more about how to prepare!WHAT:Laying the Groundwork for your Technical Career1.) Understand the ideal timeline for your technicaldevelopment2.) Familiarize yourself with / explore new resources3.) Know when to reach out/apply4.) Technical Interview PreparationWHEN: Monday, April 1st 6:00pmWHERE: LSRC Room D106

TEDxDuke 2015: Building Energy

Join us for the fifth annual TEDxDuke conference. We have an exciting lineup of nine speakers addressing the theme of Building Energy . This year's speakers range from current Duke students, faculty, alumni, to local community members. We invite you all to join us to explore the types of energy that drive us - social energy, community energy, physical energy, and motivational energy!

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