ERT Weds Workshops 2019

The ERT Wednesday Workshops are hands-on learning experiences that enable our community to explore new tools and technologies and to learn about the varied expertise and resources available to them at the College. The series of workshops also aims to help students develop information, creative, and technical skills that complement an education in the liberal arts and sciences.

Wednesday Workshops are intended for Yale-NUS College community.


Audio Production 101
Step into the recording studio to learn how to use professional sound equipment to create your podcasts, voice narration and more.

Date: 21 August 2019
Time: 3pm-4pm
Venue:  Recording Studio

This session is limited to 10 participants.

Register: bit.ly/audioprod101


Introduction to Tableau (Visualisation)

Learn how to use the Tableau software to display your data using visual analysis techniques! Create an interactive dashboard which can be published online. No coding required.

Date:  28 August 2019
Time: 3pm-4:30 pm
Venue: Computer Lab

This session is limited to 15 participants.

Register: bit.ly/intro2tableau


Citation Management: Zotero

Learn how to use Zotero to manage your research and create bibliographies. During the workshop, you will install, customise and use Zotero to save citations, manage your personal library, and create bibliographies.

Please bring your laptop to get the most out of this session.

Date:  4 September 2019
Time: 3pm-4pm
Venue: High Performance Computing Lab

This session is limited to 12 participants.

Register: bit.ly/cite_zotero


Carpentry DIY: Bedside Organiser Stand

Join us in the carpentry studio to learn about the tools that are available for your use. The workshop will include a hands-on activity, and the finished product will be a bedside organiser stand. This is a 2-hour workshop to allow you enough time to finish the product. You may also have time to etch the finished project upstairs in the Fabrication Studio.

Date: 11 September 2019
Time: 3pm-5pm
Venue:  Carpentry Studio

Limited to 8 participants.

Register: bit.ly/diycarpentry


Fabrication Studio DIY: How to use the Laser Engraving/Cutting machine

You will learn how to use the Fabrication studio safely with a hands-on activity using the laser engraving/cutting tool. Students who attended the Carpentry workshop can engrave a design onto the Bedside Organiser stand they created.

  • Learn the basics of the laser cutter/engraver.
  • Learn the procedures to operating the machine
  • Engrave!

SAFETY NOTE:  Please wear covered shoes and long hair should be pulled back.

Date:  18 September 2019
Time:
3pm – 5pm
Venue:
Fabrication Studio (Studio 4)

Limited to 6 participants.

Register: bit.ly/FabStudioDIY


Introduction to GIS (Spatial Analysis)

Get an introduction to GIS through case studies. You will explore the ArcGIS software and learn some basics to create maps using some real data. We will also highlight where you can obtain spatial data sources and guides to get started with GIS.

Date:  02 October 2019
Time: 3pm – 4:30pm
Venue: Computer Lab

Limited to 15 participants

Register: bit.ly/Intro_GIS


Introduction to Sound for Stage Performances

Step into the Blackbox and learn the basics of Sound design. Learn how sound design can create and enhance performances.

Date: 9 October 2019
Time: 3 – 4 pm
Venue
:  Blackbox

Limited to 12 participants.

Register: bit.ly/StagePerf


Citation Management: Mendeley

Mendeley will save you time when you cite and create reference lists for your assignments and Capstone project.

In this session, you will learn to install it, import references from the Libraries and the Web, insert citations into your documents, and generate correctly-styled reference lists.

Please bring a device that is Wi-Fi ready and installed with Word.

Dates:  16 October 2019
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Venue: Programme Room 2

Limited to 18 participants

Register today: bit.ly/Mendeley1

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Introduction to Stage Lighting

Step into the Blackbox and learn the principles of stage lighting. Learn how to manipulate lights to create various lighting effect for performances.

Date: 23 October 2019
Time: 3 – 4 pm
Venue
:  Blackbox

Register today: bit.ly/StageLight


Introduction to Qualtrics

Learn to use Qualtrics to design effective and engaging surveys. Learn about the built in tools to customize your surveys, and to collect, analyse and present responses.

Date: 30 October 2019
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Venue: Programme Room 2

Please bring your laptop to get the most out of this session. 

Limited to first 18 participants.

Register today: bit.ly/IntroQualtrics


Basics of Video Editing

The Adobe Premier Pro program is used by professional video editors to produce short films, documentaries and instructional, corporate and promotional videos. It is easy to get started. Be creative if you have a story to tell. Once you are familiar with the Premier Pro basic commands and functions, you are ready to be a filmmaker!
We will touch on the following Premier Pro functions:

  • Types of Video and audio files that Premier Pro accepts
  • Basic Editing workflow, e.g. selecting video clips, trimming, video and audio layers, etc.
  • Video and audio transitions, overlaying
  • Final video output for sharing

Date: 6 November 2019
Time: 3.00pm-4.00pm
Venue: Computer Lab

Limited to first 15 participants

Register Today: bit.ly/BasicsVidEdit


Citation Management: Mendeley

Mendeley will save you time when you cite and create reference lists for your assignments and Capstone project.

In this session, you will learn how to install this citation management tool, import references from the Libraries and the Web, insert citations into your documents, and generate correctly-styled reference lists.

Dates:  13 November2019
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Venue: Programme Room 2

Please bring a device that is Wi-Fi ready and installed with Word.

Limited to first 18 participants.

Register today: bit.ly/Mendeley_2