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Instructional Opportunities

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm-3:30pm, Thursday, February 22, 2018
Dubin (Room 156)

During this workshop participants will learn the best practices of creating a LinkedIn profile that will attract potential employers and expand one's professional network. Participants will also have a chance to get a professional headshot taken in a studio setting. The headshots will be shared digitally with participants 1-2 weeks after the workshop. Register for this workshop here.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Staff from Cawley Career Education Center and Gelardin

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Intro to Photoshop


1:00-3:00pm, Friday, February 23, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of image editing in Photoshop, including layers, selections, adjustments, and basic retouching. Participants will also learn about resolution, file formats, and preparing files for print and web environments. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Ariel Chu, Student Multimedia Specialist

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Social Media Marketing


2:00-4:00pm, Monday, February 26, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience with Facebook Pages and Twitter. Register for this workshop here.

Prerequisite: No prerequisite, but it is highly recommended that participants have a basic knowledge of different social media platforms and their corresponding functions.

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


10:00am-12:00pm, Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

Planning for Video Production


10:00-11:30am, Wednesday, March 14, 2018
CoLab (Room 158) Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will walk participants through the most important phase of video production, which is "pre-production" (the planning phase). Different types of shotlists, scripts, and video clips will be shown during this time to give you a feel of how planning is actually applied to a completed video project. The instructor will also demo and explain best practices for a basic video production equipment set-up. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, Thursday, March 15, 2018
Production Studio, Gelardin New Media Center

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn how to set up a professional, yet basic production shoot. This includes learning how to capture quality audio and video footage using both DSLR and HD video cameras, as well as touching on the fundamentals of cinematography and lighting techniques. Register for this workshop. 

Prerequisite: Planning for Video Production or proof of equivalent experience

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

 

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Intro to After Effects


1:00-3:00pm, Friday, March 16, 2018
Picchi Lab

This workshop will teach basic 2D animation concepts such as keyframing, easy-ease, and mask reveal. We’ll discuss how to convey motion and the illusion of life on a 2D plane, as well as practical integration of After Effects into live action video. The workshop will go over exporting Photoshop and Illustrator files into AE to animate, as well as animating directly in AE with shapes and shape layers. Register for this workshop.

 
Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Ariel Chu, Student Multimedia Specialist

Intro to After Effects


1:00-3:00pm, Friday, March 16, 2018
Picchi Lab

This workshop will teach basic 2D animation concepts such as keyframing, easy-ease, and mask reveal. We’ll discuss how to convey motion and the illusion of life on a 2D plane, as well as practical integration of After Effects into live action video. The workshop will go over exporting Photoshop and Illustrator files into AE to animate, as well as animating directly in AE with shapes and shape layers. Register for this workshop.

 
Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Ariel Chu, Student Multimedia Specialist
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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00-4:00pm, Monday, March 19, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: Intro to InDesign (Part I) or proof of equivalent experience

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Video Editing with iMovie


2:00-4:00pm, Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce participants to the techniques and concepts of video editing. Participants will learn how to import video, edit scenes, add effects, transitions, and export a final movie using iMovie. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Video Editing with Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application that is used to combine video and audio clips, music, graphics, titles, and still images to produce finished sequences. This workshop will teach participants the basic process of creating a project, importing assets, basic edits to audio and video, and keyboard shortcuts. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, Monday, March 26, 2018

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will cover some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience developing a professional social media presence. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: No prerequisite, but it is recommended that participants have a basic knowledge of different social media platforms and their corresponding functions

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00-4:00pm, Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Thursday, April 19, 2018
Dubin (Room 156)

During this workshop participants will learn the best practices of creating a LinkedIn profile that will attract potential employers and expand one's professional network. Participants will also have a chance to get a professional headshot taken in a studio setting. The headshots will be shared digitally with participants 1-2 weeks after the workshop. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructors: Staff from Cawley Career Education Center and Gelardin

 

Gelardin Workshop Policies

If you register for one of our workshops, make sure that you arrive at the Gelardin New Media Center a few minutes early to ensure a prompt start time. If you need to cancel your registration, please email gelardin@georgetown.edu  48 hours before the workshop so that we can contact people on the waitlist. If you prefer to cancel your registration yourself, create an account with www.eventbrite.com using the same email address that you used to register for our workshop. We charge a $20 no-show fine to your library account for each workshop that you miss.

After attending one of our workshops, please fill out the following survey to provide us with feedback.

Event Accessibility

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at library.georgetown.edu/ar or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.