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701 BYOD: Amazing Apps: 8 Tools You Can Use Immediately on Your Next Project

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 13

Tracks: Development & Tools

Have you ever wanted to remove the background to isolate an object in a photo to use within a course but didn’t have the tool or time to complete it? Have you taken notes or have a document that you would like to capture and use for reference in training, a course, or a brainstorming session but cannot get it perfectly aligned? Have you ever wanted to provide feedback quickly; annotate a system, website, or tool; or provide a quick overview to a teammate on how to complete a task, or use a current training element but didn’t have the time to plan, develop, or deliver?
In this session we will look at a handful of tools and provide you with the opportunity to learn, test drive, and experiment to be able to apply them immediately to your next project. I recommend downloading the mobile apps prior to the session. Attendees will receive notes and links to the tools, as well as a guide to use when you get back to your desk.

In this session, you will learn:
Miro.com – Allows you to facilitate, organize, and collaborate for brainstorms, reflections, planning, or feedback (free for up to three boards, and then can be expanded)
Remove.bg – Helps you instantly remove a background
Cleanup.pictures – Lets you remove elements from an image
Adobe Capture – Allows you to create a color palette from any photo, identify a font from any document, and create a pattern from anything around you
Coolors.co – Quickly create a color palette, test for accessibility
Office Lens – Enables you to quickly capture any document or screen at a perfect angle
OpenAi.com – Learning and experimenting with ChatGPT and Dall•E 2
Explain Everything – Create an animated story with graphics, hand drawings, annotations, or a website and export to an mp4 (free and paid versions)

Nick Floro

Learning Architect/Imagineer

Sealworks Interactive Studios

Nick Floro, a co-founder and learning architect at Sealworks Interactive Studios, has over 25 years of experience developing learning solutions, applications, and web platforms. Nick is passionate about how design and technology can enhance learning and loves to share his knowledge and experience to teach, inspire and motivate. As a learning architect, Nick gets to sketch, imagine, and prototype for each challenge. He has worked with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to help them understand the technology and develop innovative solutions to support their audiences. Nick has won numerous awards from Apple and organizations for productions and services, and has been able to reach over a million users with his latest project, which helps students in grades 2-12 learn how to think and write an essay critically.