ACSW

DAYS 2022

Register here for one (or more) of the free, teacher-focused Academic Software Demo Days between 26 April and 11 May 2022.

The Demo Days are a perfect opportunity for you to take some time out to grow your knowledge and learn about apps, learning platforms, and software you can use in the classroom, directly from the makers.

You can choose one or as many sessions as you want.
Register for free, and you’ll receive an email with joining details. After the event, you can also access video recordings of the demo sessions, so you can go back and replay anything you’d like to see again.

We look forward to seeing you at the Academic Software Demo Days!
#WatchMeGrow 🌱

These sessions are in English

Registrations for these webinars are closed.


Click on a session name for more information

  • 09:00 - 10:00

    Wooclap

    Wooclap

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    About the session:

    Have you ever heard of active learning? With Wooclap, teachers create interactive questions (multiple choice, wordcloud, brainstorming...) that help them engage students and measure their level of understanding. Wooclap is used by 1M+ teachers all around the world in top-tier institutions such as Sciences Po, Sorbonne Université, UCLouvain, Maastricht University... 

    In this session, you will learn:

    • what researchers say about active learning and how to implement it in your courses
    • how to start using Wooclap in 3 simple steps
    • how Wooclap partners with Higher Education institutions to foster pedagogical innovation
  • 10:00 - 11:00

    Soundtrap

    Pontus Wiklund

    Educational Specialist

    Spotify AB

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    About the speaker:

    Pontus Wiklund is a musician, producer and Education Specialist at Soundtrap. He studied Jazz Piano at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and then freelanced as a musician, hip hop producer, and piano teacher before joining Soundtrap in 2018. Throughout Pontus’s life, music has always been his creative outlet. Pontus strongly believes that every individual has a unique voice and, whether it be through music or storytelling, getting creative is the most direct way of finding it!

  • 11:00 - 12:00

    Alinea

    Dymphe Laan

    Orthopedagogic, Teacher, Education & Advice

    Sensotec

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    About the session:

    Does your student need extra support in reading, writing or studying and are you considering using Alinea? In 60 minutes you'll learn how Alinea is a simple, versatile and intuitive program that helps remove barriers. 

    We organise a 'Getting to know Alinea' webinar specifically for education and health care professionals, during which you can also ask any questions you may have. Using practical examples, we go through the various functionalities of the program and you learn how to implement it with your students. Alinea is available for Windows, Mac, Chromebooks, tablets and smartphones.

  • 12:00 - 13:00

    Break

  • 13:00 - 14:00

    Camtasia

    Damien Bruyndonckx

    eLearning Expert

    TechSmith

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    About the session:

    The digital revolution has radically changed the way we learn. eLearning is becoming increasingly important and among the new learning modalities available today, video is taking the lead. For us teachers, instructors and other learning professionals, producing sound instructional videos has become an essential skill.

    In this session, you will discover TechSmith Camtasia, an all-in-one solution for creating your own tutorials, instructional videos, training videos and software demonstrations. In particular, you will learn how to:

    • convert a PowerPoint presentation to video
    • capture your screen and webcam to create tutorials
    • record your narration and synchronize the audio with the video
    • add transitions, animations and other effects
    • place an interactive quiz within your videos
    • export your videos as .mp4 files and/or SCORM packages that can be easily uploaded to your LMS platform

    By the end of this session, you will be able to use TechSmith Camtasia to produce your own instructional videos.

    About the speaker:

    Damien Bruyndonckx is an eLearning expert and the founder & CEO of One2Learn, a Belgian based eLearning company that provides various types of eLearning content creation and training services with the leading eLearning authoring tools. Damien holds a primary school teacher's degree and has more than 15 years of experience in the eLearning industry. He is the author of numerous books on eLearning authoring tools, including 'Camtasia 2020 - Réalisez vos tutoriels et vidéos d’entreprise', the first ever book in French on TechSmith Camtasia published by ENI Editions, as well as the 'Mastering Adobe Captivate' series published in English by Packt Publishing. Damien is a recommended TechSmith trainer for Snagit and Camtasia

  • 14:00 - 15:00

    Rhinoceros

    Carla Sologuren

    Robert McNeel & Associates

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    About the session:

    Whether you teach architecture, industrial design, engineering, art, mathematics, or you just started with a YouTube channel, this session will give you some ideas, insights, learnings and cool perspectives to teach Rhino.

    Rhino's 3D modeling tools can create, edit, analyze, document, render, animate and translate NURBS curves, surfaces and solids, subdivision geometry (SubD), point clouds and polygon meshes. There are no limits on complexity, degree or size beyond those of your hardware.

    Learn more about its possibilities, tips, tricks, where to find the different resources and make your students more successful in a short time.

    About the speaker:

    Carla Sologuren is an Industrial Designer based in Barcelona. She holds a master’s degree in Exhibition Design from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and is specialized in Lighting Design.

  • 15:00 - 16:00

    SPSS

    Koenraad De Cock

    IBM Data Science Solution Specialist

    IBM

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    About the session:

    This session will give an overview of the different solutions available for AI and Machine Learning, ranging from coding in notebooks over SPSS Statistics and SPSS Modeler to AutoAI. However, the focus of the session will be on SPSS Statistics as it is the most widely used and suitable within an academic context. On the one hand it is user-friendly, on the other hand the student needs the necessary statistical knowledge to obtain and interpret the results.

  • 16:00 - 17:00

    Turnitin

    Risto Korhonen

    Turnitin Specialist

    Turnitin

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    About the session:

    'Copy & paste' is the most common mistake when doing learning tasks. We all make mistakes in searching and collecting information. Turnitin technology helps to detect errors immediately and show them to the student himself, then he can correct them and return to his work. That way, he performs better in his studies. At the same time, Turnitin helps teachers save time with feedback and grading. 

    The webinar introduces Turnitin solutions and their use as part of the Teams or Moodle environment. Turnitin is a globally leading system for detecting and preventing plagiarism. 

    About the speaker:

    Risto Korhonen has been working with Turnitin solutions for more than 10 years. He has assisted both colleges and high schools in utilizing Turnitin for teaching and learning purposes. He believes that in preventing plagiarism, it is important to guide both students and teachers to create a good common academic culture. Most cases are unintentional mistakes that we detect with the help of technology and that we can correct to improve our results.

We look forward to seeing you at the Academic Software Demo Days!

#WatchMeGrow

Academic Software is the all-in-one solution for teachers and students to access high-end and up-to-date software and digital assets needed in their educational trajectory through their school account, enriching the teaching and learning experience and increasing the quality of education.