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Showing events 1 - 10 of 39 unique titles ( a total of 72 sessions )

    • 2016 4T Roadshow

    • 2 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 . . .

    • 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: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Angela Mazaris, Director of the LGBTQ Center Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic, written by MacArthur grant awardee Alison Bechdel, is a “tragicomic memoir” written in graphic novel form. The story, which follows Bechdel’s coming of age as a lesbian and . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 311
    • 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: Take Me With You: A Memoir

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. José Villalba, Counseling and Office of the Dean of the College  Citizenship, or what some might summarize as a “sense of belonging and devotion to,” can take on many forms. The manner in which second-generation immigrants, or rather those . . .

    • Location: South Residence Hall 132, Media Room
    • 2016 Project Wake: Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Rosalind Tedford, ZSR Library  Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague might seem an unlikely pick for a book about citizenship but it is a fictionalized account of an actual story. In 1665, when the plague was ravaging England, the small Derbyshire village of Eyam . . .

    • Location: 2101 Royall Drive