Archives—February 2013

Chinese Calligraphy Workshops

Last semester, the Chinese Language & Culture Club along with the East Asian Cultures Club hosted two Chinese Calligraphy workshops for students in the HDMZ. The calligraphy workshops are led by Chinese Language Lecturer, Hana Kang. They plan on offering two more workshops this semester. All students are welcome! brushes, ink, and rice paper will be provided!

If you have any questions about the events, contact Hana Kang at hanak@mtu.edu


Usability Workshop: University of Minnesota’s Nick Rosencrans

On February 7th, Nick Rosencrans, a senior usability specialist from U Minn, came to talk to the STC Steering Committee, and folks from the Humanities Department. Nick is a usability consultant for the office of Information Technology at the University of Minnesota. He primarily works with web developers and software purchasers to conduct task-based usability evaluations. During his visit with the department, Nick discussed the best educational practices with our new Morae usability software. He conducted a workshop that demonstrated usability scenarios and provided guidance and materials for those incorporating usability into their class projects.