Laurie Sampsel

Google Drive: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 4/1

Learner'sLunch@Music

Are you intimated or confused by Google Drive? Did you know that you can access all of the creative and collaborative features of Drive using your CU IdentiKey? Come to learn more about Google Drive including how to get started with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Bring your questions and your own device for hands-on…

CU Scholar: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 3/11

Learner'sLunch@Music

Have you submitted your work to CU Scholar? In the Fall, the University Libraries introduced CU Scholar, a brand new institutional repository (IR) to house the University’s scholarly output, to the entire University of Colorado Boulder campus. This workshop will offer background on the IR, IR policies, submission process, and helpful resources. There will be…

Qualtrics Survey Tools : Learner’s Lunch @ Music 3/4

Learner'sLunch@Music

Have you ever needed to gather information from a large group of people, but don’t want to spend time collecting and counting paper response forms? This session will demonstrate the use of Qualtrics, a powerful online survey suite available free to all CU faculty, staff, and students. Qualtrics is an internet-based tool for creating and…

So Long to CDs: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 2/25

Learner'sLunch@Music

So Long to CDs, Hello to Streaming Music Overwhelmed by all the streaming music services out there? Are you wondering about the differences between Pandora and Spotify? Rdio and iTunes Radio? Are you curious which is best for you and your musical tastes, and how you can manage your own listening library? And which apps…

Getting to Inbox Zero: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 2/18

Learner'sLunch@Music

Do you have thousands of emails in your inbox? Do your emails sit for days (weeks?!) flagged, started, and marked unread, only to remind you to do something later? This one hour class covers the core principles of getting to inbox zero and staying there. Informed by David Allen’s Getting Things Done system, we will…

Video Grading: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 2/11

Learner'sLunch@Music

Did you know that you can easily use free software to provide verbal, even musical feedback to students? Written comments on student work can be helpful, but have you ever wished you could just talk to each student individually? Or sit down at the keyboard and play each student through an example? Or point to the…

Learning with Lynda.com: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 2/4

Learner'sLunch@Music

Have you been hearing good things about Lynda.com? Want to get started with a workshop led by Taryn Wieser from Lynda.com? Then come to the first Learner’s Lunch @ Music for Spring 2015 on Wednesday February 4th at noon in the Waltz Music Library.   All CU-Boulder faculty, staff and students now have access to…

Learner’s Lunch @ Music Workshops: Spring 2015

Learner'sLunch@Music

Here’s the Spring 2015 schedule for the Learner’s Lunch @ Music workshop series. These presentations are a great way to learn something new in a low-stress, informal setting. Please mark your calendars! Feb. 4       Learning with Lynda.com Presenters: Chris Bell and Debby Weiss Feb. 11     Video Grading Presenter: Kris Shaffer Feb. 18     Getting to Inbox Zero Presenter: Cory Pavicich…

Omeka: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 11/19

Learner'sLunch@Music

Omeka as a Tool for Digital Humanities Projects Omeka is a free, open-source content management tool for digital collections. This workshop will offer an overview of Omeka and what it can do for digital humanities scholars. Several projects will be demonstrated including a local project on Colorado sheet music publishers. Holley Long and Laurie Sampsel…

Manage Performance Anxiety: 11/12 Learner’s Lunch @ Music

Learner'sLunch@Music

Learn, explore, and discuss techniques and skills that advance music practice and performance. Learn to employ breath awareness, mindfulness skills, and thought exercises to support your and your students’ music making. Overview processes that are geared to help musicians build confidence and mastery while successfully managing performance anxiety. Matt Tomatz will lead this workshop from…