Academic

Showing events 1 - 10 of 22 unique titles ( a total of 33 sessions )

    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 5 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
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Free (and Easy!) Technology Tools to Enhance Your Classes

    • Thursday, January 29th, 20153:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Join us for a sampling of online tools designed to help you better engage students. We’ll explore options such as concept mapping, games and quizzing, animation and comic strips, and tools that allow you (or students) to synthesize content. Bring your laptops and a creative . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Building the Dream

    • Thursday, January 29th, 20154:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Gracie Harrington is the 2014 Wake Forest student recipient of the Building the Dream Award. This award is presented at the annual On Common Ground celebrations between Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University on Martin Luther King Day. Ms. Harrington will share reflections from . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Using Browzine to Browse Scholarly Journals

    • Wednesday, February 4th, 20153:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • BrowZine works by organizing the articles found in Open Access and subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand.  The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines on . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 476
    • WISE Conference 2015

    • Thursday, February 5th, 20158:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • Details for the WISE Conference and Pre Conference registration can be found . . .

    • Location: Marriott Hotel, Downtown Winston-Salem
    • Media + Conversation = VoiceThread!

    • Monday, February 9th, 20153:30 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
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing Effective Learning Objectives

    • Thursday, February 12th, 20153:30 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 target your efforts and design learning experiences to ensure students are meeting those . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 230
    • Google Mail and Calendar Tips and Tricks

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Please 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 emails by . . .

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

    • 4 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 citaion formats. We will cover in-text citation and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Rethinking Grading: Weeding Out or Allowing In?

    • Wednesday, February 18th, 20153:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Traditional grading methods and systems often have unintended consequences such as reducing student motivation towards learning, increasing the students’ focus on ‘getting grades’, ‘grade ‘grubbing’, antagonism between the instructor and students, etc. In this . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301