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Showing events 1 - 10 of 23 unique titles ( a total of 50 sessions )

    • Sakai Lessons - Designing course pages and student activities

    • 3 dates and times available
    • The LMS Team invites you to stop by for this introduction to Lessons, often used by faculty creating Flipped Classrooms. This workshop is suitable for faculty who have previously used Sakai and are comfortable with navigating the system. Sakai Lessons allows you to create structured units of . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Book Talk and Signing: Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Friday, September 9th, 20163:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Susan Southard, author of Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War, will give a lecture and book signing on Friday, September 9 at 3:30 pm in ZSR Library’s Special Collections & Archives Reading Room (room 625). Her award winning book is a powerful and unflinching account of the enduring impact . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Room 625
    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 19 dates and times available
    • Zotero is a powerful open-source citations manager and research tool that integrates directly into the Firefox, Chrome or Safari web browser. Participants will learn how to install and start using Zotero to cite sources and create bibliographies in a matter of minutes. This workshop includes . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Political Ads in the Age of the Internet and Trump - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Tuesday, September 13th, 20163:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Feeling bombarded with political ads? Dr. Allan Louden, chair of the WFU Department of Communication will examine the ways political advertising is changing, including new trends in traditional, web only, alternative social media, and third parties advertising. Current examples will be used. . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • The New MLA Style Manual - Eighth Edition

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Join us for a session where we review what's new in the 2016, eighth edition of the MLA  style manual. According the MLA, "The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, rethinks documentation for an era of digital publication. The MLA now recommends a universal set of . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • The RIGHT way to CITE: Cite and manage your resources as you go

    • 6 dates and times available
    • Does the idea of doing your bibliography at the end of a paper stress you out? Need help with parenthetical citations or footnotes while you are writing? This one-hour workshop will take students through the basics of both MLA and APA citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Helping Our Students Become More Engaged and Authoritative Writers

    • Wednesday, September 21st, 20163:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • How do our incoming, first-year students use source texts in their papers, and what do their textual practices suggest about their views of academic argumentation? This workshop will explore these and related questions, drawing on surveys and interviews with new Wake Forest . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 409
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing Effective Learning Outcomes

    • Thursday, September 22nd, 20163:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Let’s talk about how focusing on student learning can save you time both in and out of the classroom. Clearly articulating what you want students to learn in your courses helps you focus your efforts and design learning experiences to ensure students are meeting those expectations. The . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • America in the Shadow of Empires - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Thursday, September 22nd, 20164:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • The United States is currently in trouble both at home and abroad, and those troubles are linked. Overstretched overseas and under-resourced at home, like global powers before it the United States is currently paying a heavy internal price for the pursuit of global power. The policy makers in . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners: Classroom Scenarios

    • Tuesday, September 27th, 20163:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Using short videos of instructors teaching in culturally diverse classrooms, we will view each instructor doing a before and after teaching demo. We will analyze the changes they made, suggest other ways they might have handled their classes, and self-reflect on our own pedagogical styles and . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301