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FTC Video Archive of Past Events

To view video of a past event,

   1. Click on the event title in the list below to be directed to our “Coffee Talks” page.

   2. Scroll down the list of “Related Videos” on the right of the page to locate the event’s video.

   3. Click the selected video to view it. 
     *Note: For best viewing experience, click the  fullscreen button in the video control bar.


Past Coffee Talks
Past Share Fairs/ TechPawLooza
Past Tech Talks
Past Webinars


Coffee Talks


Coffee Talk- Tools, Techniques, and Tips for Managing Research
Faculty members from LSU Libraries will present on the many valuable tools available to all researchers and scholars at LSU.  The presenters will cover the value of bibliographic management software like EndNote (available through TigerWare) and Zotero (open source), along with the research management options available in Ebsco, ISI Web of Science, and other databases available through LSU Libraries.  RSS feeds, blog readers, and other free research management solutions will be included in this discussion.


 Using Clickers in the Classroom to Create an Engaging Student Experience (11/17/2009)
Steve Pomarico, Biological Sciences instructor, and Saundra McGuire, Asst. Vice-Chancellor for Learning and Teaching, share their experiences with using clickers for interactive learning in their classes.


Technology and Collaboration: How LSU Libraries and LSU Faculty Members Form Creative Partnerships (10/19/2009)
A faculty panel from Middleton Library (Jorie Porter, Agriculture Librarian; Jo Ann Henson, Business Librarian; and Rebecca Miller, Digital Technologies Librarian) share information on the library's use of Moodle, Web 2.0 technologies, and social networking tools for communication, community outreach, and in partnering with faculty to provide research and instructional support.


Using Blogs as a Rich Online Course Component (09/23/2009)
Looking for ways to add communication, interactivity, and/or collaborative components to your classes? Professor Jeff Nunn, Geology and Geophysics, demonstrates a variety of ways that blogs can be used to address these and similar needs in teaching and learning.


Creating Video Tutorials (04/27/2009)
Professors Bill Grimes, Music, and Les Butler, Chemistry, share their tools and techniques for creating and utilizing short video tutorials that engage students and reduce instructor workload.



Share Fairs/ TechPawLooza


Fall 2009 Share Fair: List of presenters and description of presentations


Spring 2010 Share Fair: List of presenters and description of presentations 


TechPawLooza: Please visit the TechPawLooza website for information on past presentations and pictures. 


Tech Talks


Tech Talk: Video and Web Communications at LSU (02/9/2010) (Video coming soon...)
Today, more and more possibilities are arising in the use of video and web communication technologies for learning and teaching. Knowing what is available, best practices for inclusion in courses, and where to get specific assistance are critical components required by faculty for successful use. This tech talk is designed to provide you with a basic array of information to enable your implementation of these technologies in your work.





Webinar for Graduate Teaching Assistants
The FTC hosted a webinar for Graduate Teaching Assistants "Reduce the Drama and Trauma: Making Your Moodle Course Students Friendly." To view a recording of this webinar, click here.  



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