October 12, 2010

DigitalVU Sessions This Week

DigitalVU sessions this week

DigitalVU Month, Vanderbilt’s technology learning month, continues this week with sessions and presentations and information sessions from experts across campus as well as external vendors.

To view the full schedule, click here to visit the University Calendar.
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Sessions this week are:

Wireless in the Classroom: Strategies for Leveraging Student Laptops and Smart Phones
Oct. 12, 4:10-5:30 p.m., Center for Teaching, 114 19th Ave. South, third floor.

In this Conversation on Teaching, participants will hear from a few faculty who have experimented with these tools and discuss strategies for making good use of laptops and smart phones during class while managing the potential for distraction these devices provide.
Instructor: Derek Bruff, Center for Teaching

Vendor Session: Apple Inc.
Oct. 13, 3-4 p.m., Vanderbilt University Law School, Flynn Auditorium 040

Test drive the latest Apple technologies.

Designing for the iPad
Oct. 14, 1-2 pm., Admissions Presentation Room, Undergraduate Admissions Office

The iPad is selling like hotcakes, changing the way people interact with the Web. Other tablets are just around the corner. Learn how to use HTML5, CSS3, and the tablet's touch screen to build great mobile-optimized sites for your audiences.
Instructors: Gill Murrey, University Web Communications; Anna Belle Leiserson, VICC

Next Generation Network at Vanderbilt
Oct. 14, 2-4 p.m., 134 Featheringill Hall

The shift from simple data traffic to collaboration driven real-time services means we have to change the way the network works. This is the basic impetus behind the need to architect the next generation network at Vanderbilt.
Instructor: Matt Hall, associate vice chancellor ITS, associate chief information architect, Enterprise Infrastructure

Don’t be the target of the RIAA – Panel Discussion
Oct. 14, 3:30-4:40 p.m., 134 Featheringill

Vanderbilt University sits at the heart of one of our nation’s most vibrant creative communities. Artists, song writers, major and independent music labels and passionate consumers all intersect here in Nashville. High speed data networks and peer-to-peer software make it easier than ever to download and share music illegally.

Learn the risks and consequences of doing this at Vanderbilt. Don't become a target of the RIAA like the person dinged $27,750 for file sharing 37 Songs.

Panelists: Steven Hetcher, professor of Law and co-director, Technology & Entertainment Law Program; Daniel Swinton, assistant dean, Student Conduct & Academic Integrity; Sal Ortega, associate director, ITS Information Security. Moderator: Cindy Frank, ITS