Academic

Showing events 1 - 10 of 18 unique titles ( a total of 31 sessions )

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

    • 13 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
    • The RIGHT way to CITE: Cite and manage your resources as you go

    • 2 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 MLA, APA, and Chicago citation formats. We will cover . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • DegreeWorks Advisor Training

    • Monday, September 25th, 20172:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    • DegreeWorks training session for Advisors. This will be an overview of the WFU Degree Evaluation tool, DegreeWorks, and how Advisors will be able to utilize this tool with their advisees. Please bring a laptop. 

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • No More Essays! Rethinking What We Have Students Write in Our Courses

    • Wednesday, September 27th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • In this workshop, you will hear from faculty throughout the college about the writing assignments they give their students that elicit truly engaged and thoughtful work and that their students find challenging, rewarding, and fun. The purpose is to generate ideas about rethinking what and why we . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • #WakeDHis

    • Thursday, September 28th, 20173:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • What is Digital Humanities? Who is “doing DH” at Wake Forest, and what resources are available to support and build these scholarly projects? This informative session will provide an overview of the landscape of DH--at Wake Forest and in higher education more broadly. Participants will . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 477
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Active Learning

    • Thursday, September 28th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • All of the recent research into learning and how learning occurs, points to the effectiveness and necessity of actively engaging students in the classroom. It is not enough for instructors to ‘show and tell’ information, answers, processes, etc.; students have to engage with the . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • What's New in the 17th Edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)

    • Tuesday, October 3rd, 20173:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Do you require students to use Chicago style for their papers? Do you use Chicago style in your own writing? Do you help students with Chicago style? Then this workshop is for you! The 17th edition of the CMOS comes out in September, and in this workshop, we'll review the major changes and updates . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 477
    • Extending Discussion Beyond the Classroom

    • Wednesday, October 4th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Have you ever needed to cut a vibrant discussion short at the end of class, only to find that we weren't able to tap into the same dynamic the following week? Maybe you've led a seminar where the students always took a long time to warm up to the discussion topic? Together we will identify some of . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp 2017

    • Thursday, October 12th, 201710:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Working on a graduate thesis? Don't know where to start? Join the ZSR Library and our campus partners, the Graduate Programs in the Arts and Sciences, the Learning Assistance Center and the Writing Center as we host a two-day research & writing "boot camp" over Fall Break . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 476
    • "Small Teaching": Small Strategies = Big Impacts on Student Learning

    • Wednesday, October 18th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Want to enhance or revitalize your teaching but worry that requires more time or energy than you have?  This workshop will introduce you to “Small Teaching” strategies that require minimal preparation and grading, have little to no impact on overall instructional time, and do NOT . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 409