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One Day Institutes

The Touro Graduate School of Technology sponsors a series of One-Day Institutes each year on a variety of current topics relevant to the Information Technology, Web and Multi-media, and Educational Technology fields.

The Institutes are free and low cost, and open to the general public, but because seating is limited, attendees must register in advance to be accepted.

Upcoming Events

Exploring Mobile App Development

Jump in and explore Apple’s singular approach to mobile app design and development by creating your own interactive Portfolio app from the ground up. This is a unique chance to learn how to use the XCode integrated development environment through a guided, hands-on, step-by-step tour of the process that will lead you to successfully complete a functional app. At the end, you will have the tools to extend and modify the app, and even submit it to the App Store.
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Professor Irina Berman

10AM – 4PM

27 W 23rd Street
Room 322
New York, NY 10010

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Past Events

Flatiron Tech Tuesday: Launch Your Website Idea!

Want a killer website, but unsure where to start? How do you create a logo and website if you are not a web designer or developer? Coming up with a good idea is a lot of work, but making your website a reality is easier than you think. Join Touro College Graduate School of Technology for this workshop and find out.
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Renata Rocha

6:30PM – 7:30PM

South Flatiron Public Plaza
Broadway bet. 22nd and 23rd Streets
New York, NY 10010

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Programming for Non-Programmers

Be part of a unique interactive workshop introducing app programming for people without any programming experience. Learn basic programming concepts such as variables, commands, conditions, loops, code blocks/functions, and events etc. by actually designing your own interactive game in the block programming environment called Scratch. Completion of this valuable workshop will give you the tools to apply programming principals and foundations to any programming language you want to learn in the future.
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Professor Irina Berman

6PM – 8:30PM

27 W 23rd Street
Room 322
New York, NY 10010

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Exploring Web Development

This brief course will enable students to approach real-world design problems using the Web as a medium. It will serve as an introduction to industry-standard technologies, including CSS and HTML. Students will learn the rudiments of HTML and CSS while creating web pages. In addition, students will come away from the session with a broader understanding of learning strategies in the field of web design.
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Professor Andy Deck

6PM – 8:30PM

33 W 23rd Street
DMX Lab 1
New York, NY 10010

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Innovative Technology in Education

Discover what cutting-edge educational technology startups Verso and Learning Bird are bringing to the classroom during this hands-on workshop presented by Tom Maher, President of iManIT solutions. Learn new ways to engage students using the latest mobile tools that encourage deeper and personalized learning. Featuring guest presenter Roxanne Desforges, Head of Academic Relations at Learning Bird. Teachers are eligible to receive credit for 3 PD hours.
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Tom Maher, President of iManIT

10AM – 3PM

27 W 23rd Street
Room 534
New York, NY 10010

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Introduction to Motion Graphics for the Web

In this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn how motion graphics can be achieved in a web browser, the pros and cons of delivering moving imagery in video file formats, and how to produce web pages using the HTML5 <video> tag. It will address strategies for motion graphics that involve HTML5, CSS, scripting and Javascript frameworks. Attendees will learn about sliding content, fading element opacity, abstract decorative animation, and interactive techniques. Basic familiarity with computers is required. Familiarity with HTML is a plus. Programming techniques will be introduced.
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Professor Andy Deck

10AM – 4PM

33 W 23rd Street
DMX Lab 1
New York, NY 10010

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Network Security in the 21st Century

Focusing on the importance of network Security in the 21st Century, the institute will explore such important concepts as Defense in Depth and Security Zones, Cloud Security, the Core Elements of a Security Strategy, and finally those positive security actions that are required in today¹s world. Discover important facts and statistics about Network Security, as well as the many obstacles to properly securing networks. The institute will conclude with an introduction to Touro’s course offering on Security.
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Professor Behrooz Khorsandi

6PM – 8:30PM

27 W 23rd Street
Room 534
New York, NY 10010

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Exploring Mobile App Design

You will learn how to design and develop interactive apps for top mobile devices and platforms. You will be prepared to create full-featured mobile apps with the simple, powerful, drag-and-drop GameSalad Creator software. The workshop’s wide-ranging coverage will encompass desktop, mobile, online, social, and serious applications, as well as key platforms such as iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, and HTML 5.
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Irina Berman, Instructional Technology Specialist

10AM – 4PM

33 W 23rd Street
DMX Lab I Basement
New York, NY 10010

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Get a Quick-Start to Animation in Maya

You will learn how to navigate the interface and create simple primitive shapes, key-frames and then edit an animation from Maya's Time Slider and Graph Editor. You'll also learn how to animate objects along a path, get a basic understanding behind the hierarchy system in Maya, and how that can be used to your advantage, while animating with Constraints. You’ll leave this workshop with the basic understanding necessary to animate comfortably inside of Maya.
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Josh Planz, Ajunct Professor, Web and Multimedia Design Program

6PM – 8PM

33 W 23rd Street
DMX Lab II Basement
New York, NY 10010

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Problem Solving: Secrets for a Successful Technology Career

In this seminar you will learn the latest techniques and tools for solving problems in a disciplined and structured way. Business management is based upon solving ever more complex and difficult problems, so the most valuable skill you can develop is to understand the kind of problem you have, why it is a problem and the best methods for solving it. You will find it immediately helpful when that next business problem lands on your desk!
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Phil Teplitzky, Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, HPSquared LLC

6:30PM – 8:30PM

27 W 23rd Street
Room 314
New York, NY 10010

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Photography and Social Media Institute

The institute will explore how today’s world of social media, and its increasing use of photography can be used for both personal and commercial advantage. Participants will come away with practical knowledge of how to exploit the benefits of social media and how telling stories through good photography can aid in that effort. The format of the institute will combine presentations with hands-on experience.
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Professor Jesse Epstein, WMM Program Chair and Kate DiGiacomo, LocalVox, Social Media Expert

10AM – 4PM

27 W 23rd Street
Room 333
New York, NY 10010

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