Academic

Showing events 1 - 10 of 43 unique titles ( a total of 89 sessions )

    • 2016 4T Roadshow

    • 12 dates and times available
    • Ten Tech Tools for Teaching Come join us for a 30 minute "highlight reel" exploring faculty use cases for technologies used in teaching around campus. We will see how faculty are using tools like Sakai, Google, WebEx, VoiceThread, and other collaborative technologies in our classrooms. . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Zotero - Rehabbing your Research Workflow (Drop-in Workshops)

    • 3 dates and times available
    •  Whether you're just curious about how Zotero can simplify your research and writing workflow, or you're a seasoned Zotero veteran and interested in new and advanced features, drop into one of these summer workshops to get the help you need. Try Zotero for the first time, troubleshoot a . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Introduction to Sakai

    • 4 dates and times available
    • The LMS Team invites faculty to an introduction on the basic features of Sakai 10. This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get help, and how to provide a syllabus and course resources for your students to retrieve. Please see . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Building a Student Culture of Academic Integrity: The Role of Anti-Plagiarism Software

    • 2 dates and times available
    • VeriCite is a cloud based service that helps to verify the originality of student work. It also can help to facilitate proper citation techniques and paraphrasing skills when used as a tool to enhance instruction through student reflection. The LMS Team has received many requests from faculty for . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • What's New in the MLA Style Manual, Eighth Edition

    • 3 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 . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • 2016 Project Wake: A Good American

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • How does citizenship develop? In A Good American by Alex George (a Library Journal Best Book 2012) a German immigrant couple discovers the importance of home, community, and belonging. A pleasure to read, A Good American covers 100 years of American history and four generations of the Meisenheimer . . .

    • Location: Bostwick Residence Hall, Basement Lounge B027
    • 2016 Project Wake: All Our Names

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    •  A story about an immigrant and the social worker who loves him, All Our Names takes on complex issues of belonging, identity, and commitment to the countries that shape our views of the world. The novel is a love story at heart, and it raises questions about what it means to love--people, . . .

    • Location: South Residence Hall - 127
    • 2016 Project Wake: Future: Economic Prosperity of Peril?

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Robert Whaples How will your life turn out?  How will our lives turn out?  None of us knows.  To help answer these questions, prepare for meaningful lives, and shape these outcomes, this book examines one of the factors that will profoundly shape the . . .

    • Location: Kirby Hall 202
    • 2016 Project Wake: Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Al Rives, Chemistry  The core of our citizenship is revealed in our values … or at least our ability to make decisions and behave in ways that reflect those values.  Predictably Irrational explores decision-making in some common arenas, and, in . . .

    • Location: Salem Hall Room 8
    • 2016 Project Wake: This Muslim American Life: Dispatches from the War on Terror

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Darlene May, Arabic  One of the questions being bandied about in the current election cycle by presidential candidates, print and broadcast commentators, and voters alike is:  Can the 3-6 million Americans who practice the Islamic faith truly be . . .

    • Location: Babcock Residence Hall Basement Lounge C004