Upcoming Events

Find below our list of upcoming events

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Social Media & Managing Your Online Identity, Sep 26th

During this two-hour workshop participant will be given an overview of the most popular social media tools and how best they can be used to manage and promote your online identity.

The workshop will be interactive with participants getting the chance to “map’ where they are spending their time online and how this relates to where they would like to be ‘online’.

We’ll also be discussing the considerations and concerns around social media – including how to secure your social media accounts, promote yourself safely, separate personal from professional and enhance your current identity!

Apps & Tools to Enhance & Manage College Life, Oct 3rd

The team from Educated Machine will introduce us to the best apps & tools that they’ve tried and tested.

During this two hour workshop, you’ll be taken through a whole host of apps & tools freely available online. Participants will be shown the best use of these tools and how they might be suited to you – so whether you’re looking to increase your productivity, manage your time, find the best video resources or even enhance your language learning there will be something here for you and much more!

A Maker Approach to Art and Interactivity, Oct 17th

Digital Champions NUIG are excited to to announce a full-day workshop in partnership with Make, Create, Innovate

A Maker Approach to Art and Interactivity

Make Create Innovate offer this hands-on, jargon-free workshop that will introduce you to physical computing using electronic components, conductive materials, and MaKey MaKey.

By the end of the workshop you will have a basic understanding of the principals involved in easy-to-make light pieces along with the materials which are required. You will also have collaborated with other workshop participants to create an electronically triggered soundscape or art piece.

This workshop is for those interested in technology and creativity (professionals and non-professionals) and educators, who want to do something different; whether it’s programme a touch-activated sound effects on the theatre stage or design a cross-curricular STEAM project at school. It is especially suitable for anyone interested in maker culture  and learning through doing.

*** Lunch will be provided

Video Workshop, Nov 7th

Our video workshop will be a fun and practical introduction to Video. Participants will leave with knowledge of tools and processes that they can use when creating their own videos and/or what video resources & tools are out there to supplement your own learning.

We’ll visit the CELT Studio and hopefully come away with having made a video 🙂

Facilitated by Digital Champions

*** Lunch will be provided

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Past Events

List of Past Events Ran by Digichamps

Digital Identity and Social Media

The them for this year’s first workshop was online identity. In this workshop, we reflected on and discussed our current online identity and use of social media. We examined the practical steps that can be taken to manage, develop and build their online presence and identity.
We also ran a really construction Visitors and Residents mapping section – For more on VandR go to the blog!

Digital Identity and Social Media

We kicked off our video workshop with a reflection on how our Digital Champions are using video and how they would like to use it. After this we took ourselves to the CELT Studio for a very practical, hands on session And we created our own video based on the themes we had explored in the workshop

Digital Identity and Social Media

Eileen Walsh, NUIG Library, devised and facilitated a workshop on design and presentation. In the workshop, we discussed and reflected on the design process. All the Digital Champions who attended also got a chance to get hands-on and create their own poster design.