Cool Toys Calendar

As previously mentioned, we’d talked about switching formats from
talking about the tools mentioned in the blog to having topical
discussion sessions. We have set a tentative calendar for topics for
the coming year. Now you can plan ahead and have an idea what you’ll
be missing. The conversations are open to the public. Feel free to
bring your friends. You can also follow the electronic Google version of 
this calendar. 

All sessions are from 12 noon to 1pm in Room 100 of the Hatcher
Graduate Library at the University of Michigan.

July 27, 2010: Identifying the Digital Divide on Campus

August 31, 2010: Equalizing Tech Skills for New Students

September 28, 2010: Serious Games & Gaming for Learning

October 26, 2010: Online Tools & Toys for Distance Learning

November 23, 2010: Hacking Google Maps & Fun Things to Do with Geotagging

December 21, 2010: Mobile Computing & Simple Augmented Reality

January 25, 2011: Horizon Report 2011
CHANGE: Horizon Report process & Books Born in Social Media

February 22, 2011: Collaboration Tools & Adoption of New Tech for
Remote Projects
CHANGE: Horizon Report

March 29, 2011: Crowdsourcing in Research, Learning, & Problem-Solving
CHANGE: Horizon Report: Learning Analytics

April 26, 2011: Data Visualization, Data Sonification, Visual Data Analysis

May: Annual Overview during Enriching Scholarship

May 24, 2011: Themes and Topics for the Coming Year / or Gadgets?

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4 thoughts on “Cool Toys Calendar

  1. The September meeting has had to be rescheduled. Here is the new information:TOPIC: Serious Games & Gaming for Learning DATE: 9/27/2010 TIME: noon to 1pm LOCATION: Shapiro Library ULIC room 4059 http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&q=919+S+University+Ave…,+Ann+Arbor,+MI+48109-1185&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=919+S+University+Ave,+Ann+Arbor,+MI+48104&gl=us&ei=2huaTMCkGoGB8gboleH3Dw&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CBMQ8gEwAA

  2. I’ld love to hear more about some of these.. specifically the APril 26th and December 21 sessions. Any more information about these?

  3. Well, they haven’t happened yet, but there will be more information after they do happen. Usually I post something fairly quickly at the ETechLib blog, and just realized those posts on CoolToy outcomes really belong over here.

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