Faculty who are interested in supporting literacy learning are invited to view a free 1 hour webinar on their own computers introducing a Google Chrome extension called Read&Write. With this extension installed, students may use powerful tools to:
- Hear text from PDF and Google Docs documents read aloud with on-screen highlighting
- Access translations and definitions of text
- Create and listen to notes directly in Google Docs
- Receive predictive suggestions for word choice as they type
“Looking for Great Literacy Tools for ALL Students? Milwaukee Public Schools Share Their Story With Read&Write for Google”
In this one-hour online training session, faculty and staff will be oriented to the online Google Apps workshop to review using Google Gmail and Google Calendar.
Seating is limited – – complete the Registration Form to reserve your seat by November 3rd! Select one (1) session:
- November 10th, 2016 11:00 am – 12:00 Noon
- November 17th, 2016 11:00 am – 12:00 Noon
If you have questions about the workshop, contact:
Date/Time: Fridays 10/14/16 – 11/04/16, 9:00 AM – 11:55 PM plus 4 hours online.
Location: Milwaukee Campus, room M458
Instructor: Mernathan Sykes
This free 1-credit faculty professional development course involves techniques and strategies to develop a collaborative online environment for sharing course materials and for communicating online through interactivity and encouraging student engagement. Google Apps includes Gmail (webmail services), Google Calendar (shared calendaring), Google Docs (online document, spreadsheet, presentation, and interactive sharing), Google Video (secure and private video sharing),Google Sites (online website creation with videos, images, gadgets and documents integration) and Google Hangouts (for student groupwork and faculty interaction).
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