2013 Graphic Teachers Technology Conference Notes

11/06/2013

GTTC13TNThe Election Day professional development session for graphics teachers, the Graphics Teachers Technology Conference produced by the Graphics Industry Advisory Commission, was held Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at the Apple Soho store.

The conference program included overviews of graphics developments, analyses of technical advancements, in-depth tutorials on software applications and a wrap-up session about items for further exploration.

 

AGENDA

9:00 AM

WELCOME
MEDIA TECHNOLOGY FIVE YEAR TRENDS
analyzing the major technologies, platforms and media forms that students will encounter

prezimarker

Jack Powers’ slides

Corning: A Day Made of Glass 2 Visualization of Graphics Futures

Landa Nanography Demonstration

Samsung Galaxy S4 with Flexible Display

New User Interfaces: Leap Motion for AutoCAD

 
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Thad Kubis’ slides

Prof. Jesus J. Rodriguez’s Memorandum on Graphic Communications Trends

 

10:00 AM

THE FUTURE OF THE BOOK
describing the creation and production of electronic books using iBook

Andru Edward’s iBook Author Tour

Apple IBooks Author site

Still to come: links to NYC DOE iBooks resources

 

10:45 AM

E-LEARNING
accessing the latest graphic communications courseware using iTunes U

iTunes U web page

Still to come: links to the NYC DOE iTunes U site

 

11:30 AM

NYC DOE ADMINISTRATION ROUNDTABLE
managing procurement, upgrade and support issues for teachers and administrators

12:00 PM

LUNCH BREAK
at Chipotle’s Mexican Grill, 71 Spring Street (east of Broadway)

1:30 PM

DIGITAL COLOR AND IMAGE MANAGEMENT
applying professional photography management tools through Aperture

Apple Aperture web site

 

2:30 PM

CONFERENCE WRAP-UP
listing resources, identifying key issues, planning for the future

CONFERENCE CONCLUDED AT 3:00 PM