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    • Teaching Inclusively: A Pedagogical Exploration

    • Friday, January 9th, 20159:00 am - 10:15 am
    • What are the teaching behaviors and attitudes that signal inclusion? How are they related to best practices in teaching and learning? Do these behaviors impact student learning, and if so, how? These are some of the questions we will discuss as we unpack and analyze two classroom scenes from the . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Keep Everything, Share Anything: An Introduction to Google Drive

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Have you explored Google Drive? Did you know that with Google Drive, you can create, share, and simultaneously collaborate on text documents, spreadsheets, surveys, and presentations?  If not, this class is for you!  Google Drive is dramatically changing the way we share and collaborate . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Teaching with International Students in a Multilingual, Multicultural Classroom

    • Friday, January 9th, 201510:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • We will briefly examine general considerations of instructor language, curriculum, classroom expectations, and grading, but the main focus of this session will be the participant-led discussion of questions/struggles/issues in teaching here at . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Exploring the Inclusive Syllabus: What, Why and How

    • Friday, January 9th, 201512:15 pm - 1:30 pm
    • We will examine a sample syllabus and analyze the features that create a tone of respect, academic challenge and inclusion. Participants will then have an opportunity to see an example of a Wake Forest syllabus that was created based on the sample, and be guided in how to create such a visually . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Facilitating Difficult Discussions in the Classroom

    • Friday, January 9th, 20151:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Recent events nationally and on campus surrounding racial profiling, sexual assault, and hate crimes have fueled many conversations ripe for classroom discussion.  These conversations are shaped by, to some extent, attitudes and ideologies faculty members have in addressing both diverse . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Working with International, Multilingual Readers and Writers

    • Friday, January 9th, 20153:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    • WFU students undertake a significant amount of reading and writing in their courses across departments and disciplines, and these academic literacy tasks are especially challenging for our international students who are writing in English as an additional language. In this workshop, participants . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Video Conferencing 101: An Introduction to WebEx

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Have you ever needed to meet with someone across campus, but you didn't quite have enough time to get there and back before your next meeting? Or are you traveling out of town, but still want to be able to hold class? Or would you like to interview an out-of-town candidate for an open position and . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Microsoft Excel 2013 Introduction

    • Tuesday, January 20th, 20153:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • What’s new in Microsoft Excel 2013?  The Quick Analysis button, Flash Fill Options and Chart Recommendations are just a few new features.  Hands-on activities will allow participants to explore these new features and more.  During class we will discuss the following: . . .

    • Location: University Corporate Center (UCC) Room 1018
    • 15-Minute Wednesday Webinar: Quick Intro to WebEx

    • Wednesday, January 21st, 201512:00 pm - 12:15 pm
    • Got 15 minutes? Join us for a brief introduction to scheduling, hosting, and joining a WebEx session, which is a tool used to meet virtually with people, live, in real time! (Note: WebEx is the medium we use to host all of our 15-Minute Wednesday Webinars, so this session will help you start the . . .

    • Location: Online via Webex
    • Understanding Video Creation, Storage, and Sharing with Show and Share

    • 2 dates and times available
    • 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: Multiple Locations