May 31, 2012

Summer 2012 TALENT Workshops: Laulima Essentials

Planning to teach online or looking to use Web-based tools in your face-to-face course? These webinars can help get you started:

Intro to Laulima
Laulima is the University's learning management system. We'll introduce you to the system and demonstrate how it can be used to perform basic course functions.
July 17 noon - 1:00 pm

Tools and Pedagogies
Discover how certain pedagogies can be applied to Laulima's tools to help make conducting course activities more effective. This workshop will introduce techniques and present examples to consider when delivering a course online or enhancing a face to face class using Laulima.
July 19 noon - 1:00 pm

Laulima's Testing Tools
This workshop will cover the basics of using the two testing tools -- Tasks, Tests and Surveys and Tests & Quizzes -- available in Laulima. Topics include constructing a basic quiz, publishing considerations, and viewing/grading student submissions.
July 24 noon - 1:00 pm

Tips and Tricks
Learn how to convert a file to PDF, embed a YouTube video, create a Web page in Laulima then link it to a Home page, and learn how to tag an avatar to your messages in the Discussion and Private Messages tool.
July 26 noon - 1:00 pm

The webinars are free and will be conducted via the Halawai web conference system.

Register online at
Information on attending the webinars will be provided before each session.

Questions? Contact us at

Presented by Information Technologies Services - Academic Technologies

Teaching and Learning with Electronic Networked Technologies. TALENT is a faculty development program supported at all campuses of the University of Hawaii System. The program provides instruction on various online tools and technologies to interested faculty throughout the academic year.

Posted on behalf of:
Matt Parcon

May 30, 2012

County of Kauai Electronic Waste Recycling

 The County of Kaua'i is partnering with Pacific Corporate Solutions and Sims Recycling Solutions to host a series of free Electronic Waste Recycling Events to keep these toxic items out of our landfill.

All types of electronics generated from residents and businesses will be accepted, free of charge!

Televisions, monitors, computer towers, laptops, printers, stereo equipment, and more, will be accepted. These events will be held on:

  • Monday & Tuesday, June 18 & 19 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at Anaina Hou Community Park, Kaua'i Mini Golf Course Lower Parking Lot. 5-2723 Kūhi‘ō Hwy., Kīlauea, HI 96754
  • Wednesday & Thursday, June 20 & 21 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm at 'Ele'ele Shopping Center Parking Lot. 4469 Waialo Rd., 'Ele'ele, HI 96705
  • Friday & Saturday, June 22 & 23 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Vidinha Stadium. Hoolako St, Līhu'e, HI 96766
 Please see flyer for more information. We suggest you print or email the flyer and share it with your family, friends, and colleagues to assure a successful event.

Posted on behalf of:
Emily Medeiros
Recycling Specialist
County of Kaua'i