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Instructional Opportunities

Video Production Equipment

Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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.

Podcasting with GarageBand


1:00pm-3:00pm, Monday, February 25, 2019

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a basic podcast using Garageband. Learn about the pros/cons of different microphones and mixers and learn the best practices of structuring your podcast and getting the best audio. Participants will also learn how to edit and export their podcasts to publish on various platforms. Register for this workshop.

 

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Video Editing with Adobe Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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.

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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. No previous knowledge of InDesign or other desktop publishing software is required. Register for this workshop.

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm-3:30pm, Thursday, February 28, 2019
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.

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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.

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Video Editing with iMovie


10:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday, March 13, 2019
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.

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Intro to Tableau


10:00am-12:00pm, Thursday, March 14, 2019
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan for a visualization project, choose appropriate chart types, and use Tableau Public to create engaging and interactive charts. No coding or programming experience is required. Register for this workshop. 

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, Thursday, March 14, 2019

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.

 

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Podcasting with GarageBand


2:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a basic podcast using Garageband. Learn about the pros/cons of different microphones and mixers and learn the best practices of structuring your podcast and getting the best audio. Participants will also learn how to edit and export their podcasts to publish on various platforms. Register for this workshop here.

 

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, Thursday, March 21, 2019
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.

Planning for Video Production


10:00am-11:30am, Monday, March 25, 2019
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.

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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.

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


2:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday, April 2, 2019
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. 

 

 

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, Wednesday, April 3, 2019
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.

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Tableau Bootcamp


1:00-4:00pm, Friday, April 5, 2019
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this jam-packed, four-hour Tableau Bootcamp, participants will learn how to create compelling, interactive visualizations using Tableau Desktop. 

Participants are required to bring their own laptops with Tableau Desktop pre-downloaded. (Due to the popularity of Tableau workshops, please don't register for this bootcamp if you've already attended the Data Viz Workshop Series or other Tableau courses at the library.)  Register for this workshop.

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Video Editing with Premiere


2:00pm-4:00pm, Monday, April 8, 2019
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.

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LinkedIn Makeover


2:00pm - 3:30pm, Thursday, April 11, 2019
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.

 

Check back on January 15, 2019 for our Spring workshop schedule. 

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.