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Services for Alumni and the General Community

The PDC’s primary focus is the Wake Forest faculty and staff. ¬†However, many of the opportunities are open to alumni and/or the general Winston-Salem community. ¬†If there is a class, event, or service (i.e. coaching, organizational development) that interests you, but is not currently open to community, please let us know by contacting us at or at 758-2PDC (2732).

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    • Integrative Learning: Teaching for Transfer Across the Disciplines

    • Friday, February 24th, 201712:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    • This workshop on “teaching for transfer” is for faculty across all college divisions who assign writing in their courses. We will begin by exploring several major findings—drawn from recent research in the fields of psychology, education, and writing studies—that . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Book Talk & Signing: The Lost Book of the Grail - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Thursday, March 16th, 20174:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • New York Times bestselling author Charlie Lovett will give a presentation and book signing to celebrate the publication of his latest novel, The Lost Book of the Grail. The new book is a biblio-mystery about an English cathedral, a lost medieval manuscript-- and a digital humanities . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Room 625
    • 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 citation formats. We will cover in-text citation and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 9 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
    • DaDa @ 100! Art, Activism, and Innovation Then and Now - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Monday, March 20th, 20174:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • 2016 was the 100th anniversary of the founding of Cabaret Voltaire and DaDa. A burst of an idea in 1916, the art movement known as DaDa gave birth to a new 20th Century creativity. It spread through and beyond the arts and reverberated in cities across Europe, the Americas and beyond. DaDa was . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • Just Google It!

    • Wednesday, March 22nd, 201712:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • Is your primary search engine when you need to look something up? Do you use Google for all of your research needs? Do you Google everything that you're curious about? (You should!) Join us as we explore several of Google's latest and greatest tools that help optimize our web searches, . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 204
    • CARE Team Overview

    • Tuesday, April 4th, 20172:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    •  This session is an overview of the CARE Team. After the session, participants will gain an understanding of the role of the CARE Team at WFU and will be able to: - Identify 3 types of behaviors the Team seeks to address and evaluate – disruptive, troubling, and threatening behaviors - . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301