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Fall 2020 Pop-Up Class Series

This semester's pop-up classes have taken an online format but promise a wide variety of new skills and knowledge!  The following pop-up classes are open to the Loyola and Notre Dame communities. If you have any questions, ideas for potential pop-up classes, or would like to teach a future class, contact Matthew Treskon at mtreskon@loyola.edu.

Be sure to register by close of day before classes to receive Zoom link.

Smartmarker

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Clara Love

Stream your whiteboard notes live to your students as you write them with the Smartmarker! The library has two of these whiteboard sensor systems available for checkout. Learn to use them in this pop-up class! You’ll learn how to use the Smartmarker to stream your handwritten notes live to students, save them for later reference and sharing, and convert them to typed text for all your remote teaching needs.

 

Register here.

 

Mask Making

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Youlanda Halterman

Join us as we discuss and make pleated face masks.  Make for yourself, a friend, an organization in need or just practice your sewing skills.

 

Register here.

 

Photography with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 12:30 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Jay Dunmore

This exploratory session covers photography basics with a focus on aspect ratios, framing, composition, and their application within the Adobe Lightroom mobile app.
Part of the Adobe CC Series: you will learn how to utilize your mobile media devices' power to produce digital content for a variety of outputs, including social media and more. This multipart series is hosted by Herbert Jay Dunmore, Adobe Education Leader and Director of Greycomm Studios.

Register here.

 

Games as a new literacy tool: Teaching and Learning Through Games and Virtual Reality Technology

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Sujan Shrestha

This workshop is for participants interested in incorporating games and digital interactive technology as trans-disciplinary teaching and learning tools in the classroom. It will introduce pedagogical concepts and problem-solving techniques by constructing a meaningful connection between technology and real-world challenges. The goal of this workshop is to identify effective classroom teaching strategies, student engagement, and motivation. Several hands-on examples will be presented and discussed which was developed in game design classes at the University of Baltimore, Maryland. The presentation will include, high impact practices such as team-based collaboration, community development while solving real-world problems and challenges that directly impact social, economic and environmental issues in the Baltimore region. It proposes the possible outcomes by exploring (a) the team-based collaboration and development process in games and VR technology, (b) and creative ways to engage students in finding solutions with meaningful learning experiences in the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) education.

 

Register here.

 

Working with Fonts in Cricut Design Space

Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Youlanda Halterman

 In this workshop you will explore using the type tool, select fonts, designate linetype and manipulate size, spacing, alignment, color and more.  By the end of this workshop you will have the basics to add text to any project, whether wall art, a tumbler decal or a card.

Register here.

 

Learn the Basics of Amazon Cloud (AWS) and Explore Simple Artificial Intelligence Widgets

Monday, September 28, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Dobin Yim 

What is AWS and what can you do with it? Learn how to set up an AWS Educate account and explore ways you can leverage its capability to deploy simple artificial intelligence widgets such as semantic analysis, feature recognition, and …

Register here.

Sticker Making with Cricut Print Then Cut

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Youlanda Halterman

 In this workshop you will explore the Cricut Print Then Cut function and walk through the steps to make personalized stickers.

Register here.

 

Velfie Videography with Adobe Premiere Rush

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 12:30 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Jay Dunmore

This exploratory session covers mobile videography basics, with an emphasis on exposure, focus, and its use in creating quality 'Velfies' (video selfies) within the Adobe Premiere mobile app.

Part of the Adobe CC Series: you will learn how to utilize your mobile media devices' power to produce digital content for a variety of outputs, including social media and more. This multipart series is hosted by Herbert Jay Dunmore, Adobe Education Leader and Director of Greycomm Studios.

 

Register here.

 

Creating Digital Maps in ArcGIS

Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Clara Love

Learn how to use ArcGIS software to create digital maps! These maps can be posted on digital scholarship sites and are a great way to visualize location data for your research projects. In this class, you’ll learn about all the tools this software has to offer, as well as how to create, edit, and publish a map of your own.

 

Register here.

ArcGIS StoryMaps

Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Clara Love

Learn how to use ArcGIS StoryMaps to create a virtual narrative experience for your research project! This software enables you to incorporate photos, videos, audio files, and more to create an immersive storytelling experience from your research. In this class, you’ll learn the benefits of including a StoryMap in your digital scholarship project and how to use this software.

 

Register here.

Pandemic Pizza: Because it's better than frozen!

Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 12:15 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Andrew Schoeffield

Perhaps one of the most universally-loved foods, pizza is eaten across the globe! Everyone can make a home-made pizza...but can you make an excellent home-made pizza...from scratch? We'll talk dough, sauce, cheese and technique to help you make pizza that is the envy of your home, dorm or tree house!

 

Register here.

 

Getting Started with RDWorks and Laser Cutting

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Youlanda Halterman

Learn the basics of using RDWorks to get started laser cutting.

 

Register here.

 

 

Create a Dancing Robot with the Society of Women Engineers


Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 6pm

Zoom

Instructors: Society of Women Engineers


Join Loyola's Society of Women Engineers in building your very own dancing robot! In this project you will build your own simple flipping, tumbling robot that can dance around on the floor or a tabletop! If you have never made a robot before and would like to get started with a fun project, this is a great place to begin. 
NOTE: Although most materials will be supplied, the participant must provide 2 corks, popsicle sticks, and super glue.
Space is limited to 12 participants.

Register here.

Designing for Social Media with Adobe Spark

Thursday, October 29, 2020 (time choices available at registration link)
Zoom
Instructor: Jay Dunmore

This session provides an overview of Adobe Spark, a powerful tool that enables graphic design on your mobile device, which can be output to various image formats and dimensions for social media.

Part of the Adobe CC Series: you will learn how to utilize your mobile media devices' power to produce digital content for a variety of outputs, including social media and more. This multipart series is hosted by Herbert Jay Dunmore, Adobe Education Leader and Director of Greycomm Studios.

 

Register here.

Learn to Knit

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 12 pm
Zoom
Instructor: Clara Love

This virtual Pop-Up Class will teach you how to start knitting for the first time! You’ll learn the basics of starting, working, and finishing a piece of knitting with this video lesson. You’ll also learn about great resources for learning more techniques and finding knitting patterns.

 

Register here.

Past Pop-Up Classes

Spring 2020

  • Adobe Premiere Rush
  • Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread
  • AI Petting Zoo
  • Creating Maps for Fun and Research: GIS for Beginners
  • Getting Started with Cricut Design Space

Fall 2019

  • Drones, 3D modeling, and 3D printing
  • VR Cheap and Easy: Google Cardboard and Classroom Applications
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Health Making
  • Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Lego Mindstorms
  • Internet-of-Things (IoT) Basics using Arduino Microcontrollers
  • Metal Art Welding
  • Creating 360 degree Videos for Teaching

Spring 2019

  • QuickStart Class - Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Making for the Health and Life Sciences
  • Wild Fermentations: The Art of Making Bread
  • QuickStart Class - Adobe Spark
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • 3-D Printing: New Dimensions for Teaching & Learning
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop
  • Explore the Universe with Virtual Reality
  • Learning LabVIEW: An Introduction
  • Paper Engineering
  • Getting Started with Cricut Design Space and Cricut Maker
  • Learning LabVIEW: Working with Arduino Microcontrollers

Fall 2018

  • Wild Fermentations - The art of making bread
  • Art Welding Training with LOYOLA Engineering
  • Wearable Electronics
  • Indoor Drone Racing
  • Internet of Things (IoT) Workshop
  • Enter the Maker: Unleash Your Creativity and Rule the World (or at Least, Your Classroom)!
  • Adobe Lightroom : Image Enhancement & Photo Management Like a Boss
  • Paper Engineering