July 2016 Digital Brown Bags

Bring a lunch, join the conversation!

This July, we’re getting together over lunch to talk about technology and innovative learning and teaching practices at UMass Amherst. We invite anyone interested in these topics to join us for a series of brown bag lunches. Bring your lunch, your curiosity, your opinions, and any great stories you can share about these topics. If you can’t make it in person, a live video conferencing connection is available.

digitalbrownbagBest Practices for Video Conferencing

Friday, July 15, 12-1 p.m.
Do you have suggestions for how to have a successful desktop video conferencing session, either as a host or attendee? Come share your best practices!

New Technologies for Teaching

Friday, July 29, 12-1 p.m.
Join us for a discussion of some of the new technologies for teaching that will be influential in higher education in the coming years.

Events will be held in W.E.B. Du Bois Library, Room 750.


No registration is required, but we’d love to know if you’re coming: https://etna.it.umass.edu/public/workshopsWhen you get to this registration page, click on “Summer 2016 Workshops” above the calendar. If you are asked to create an account, remember to register for the workshop after that!

If you don’t see a workshop that interests you, please contact the Instructional Media Lab at 413-545-2823 or instruct@umass.edu to set up an individual consultation. We would also be happy to offer workshops for departments, groups, or individual instructors and TAs on request.

Can’t make it in person,  but you’d still like to participate?

Join us by Zoom video conference (no account required).  Join from…

PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://umass_amherst.zoom.us/j/251926269

iPhone one-tap:  16465588656,251926269# or 14086380968,251926269#

Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 251 926 269
International numbers available: https://umass_amherst.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=cG__qmMBav7K4_L1Qr_CxWJhrz-mZrJ0

H.323/SIP room system:
H.323: (US West) or (US East)
Meeting ID: 251 926 269
SIP: 251926269@zoomcrc.com