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Showing events 1 - 10 of 11 unique titles ( a total of 16 sessions )

    • Lunch and Learn: Google Mail and Calendar Tips and Tricks

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Bring your lunch and join us for this fun, informal session, where we'll show you great ways to improve how you use your Google Mail and Calendar. Topics we'll cover include: Goodbye Doodle! Use your Google Calendar to see everyone’s availability. Let Google manage your incoming . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Sources, Citations, and Cocoa!

    • 4 dates and times available
    •  If you are working on a research paper or project this semester and would like a bit of help from one of the research experts at the ZSR Library, here’s your chance. We are holding drop-in research help sessions during the end of the semester paper-writing season in ZSR Library . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Lunch and Learn: Getting Started with NC Digital Library

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Looking to load up your eReader or smart phone before the holiday travel season begins??  The North Carolina Digital Library features a wide variety of *free* eBooks, eAudiobooks, videos and more!  Bring your lunch and join us for this fun, hands-on introduction to the NC Digital Library . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Media + Conversation = VoiceThread!

    • Wednesday, November 12th, 20143:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    •  VoiceThread is web-based software that allows you to have an online conversation around multimedia. You can present slides, video, or images, narrate them using text, audio, or webcam, and then invite others to view and comment within the presentation. All students, faculty, and staff at Wake . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 204
    • How to Gamify your Course and Make your Teaching a Game-Changer

    • Wednesday, November 12th, 20143:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Games offer many effective tools for motivating players to learn and practice and develop skills. Learning? Practice? Skill development? That's what teaching is all about! This workshop explores simple changes you can make to your courses to "gamify" them, and offers paths to level up . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall, Autumn Room
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing a Teaching Philosophy 1

    • Thursday, November 13th, 20143:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • If you intend to apply for academic positions, it is likely that you will be asked to submit your philosophy of teaching statement as part of your application. During this session, we’ll examine sample philosophies and evaluate them using a rubric developed at the University of Michigan. We . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design

    • Tuesday, November 18th, 20143:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Phil Archer, Reynolda House Director of Public Programs, will speak about the Museum’s latest exhibit, featuring more than 40 iconic chairs that tell the dynamic and engaging story of the history, design, and culture of American seating. “The Art of Seating” carries the viewer . . .

    • Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art
    • Adviser Workshop with Panel Discussion

    • Tuesday, November 18th, 20144:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • Advisers, new and old, join us to hear from 5 seasoned advisers. The panel will include: Rebecca Alexander, Professor of Chemistry Ed Allen, Professor and Chair of Mathematics Brook Davis, Associate Professor of Theatre Mary Foskett, Professor of Religion Tom Phillips, Director, Wake Forest . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Understanding Video Creation, Storage, and Sharing with Show and Share

    • Thursday, November 20th, 20141:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    • The Information Systems department is pleased to announce the rollout of Cisco Show and Share! Show and Share is a secure, private service here at Wake Forest, with which we can create and store videos, to be be viewed publicly or privately with specified WFU users. This is a wonderful alternative . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 204
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing a Teaching Philosophy 2

    • Thursday, November 20th, 20143:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • During this second session, we’ll refine our teaching philosophies through the use of peer feedback from other attendees. You’ll also have the added benefit of viewing a variety of different types of philosophies through this process. Bring your completed teaching philosophy and a keen . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301