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    • Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

    • Monday, September 25th, 201710:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Join us as we learn the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint! In this class we will explore the PowerPoint interface, as well as the File, Home, Insert, Design, Transitions, and Slide Show tabs. After this class, attendees will be equipped with the knowledge to create and deliver solid presentations . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 204
    • Managing Excellence: Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 1 (Leadership)

    • Tuesday, September 26th, 20172:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    •  In this two part series, attendees will explore various definitions of accountability and will discuss the personal, departmental, and organizational roadblocks that can prevent a culture of accountability.  Additionally, we will work to identify various accountability-destroying actions . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Cognos Financial Reporting Training (Organizational Acumen)

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Come learn about the financial reports available through Cognos! This hands-on course, open to those with current financial reporting responsibilities, will cover accessing Cognos and generating the new and improved summary and transaction reports.  This class is required . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Gender Equity at Work

    • 3 dates and times available
    • This fall the Women's Center is piloting "Gender Equity at Work," a new professional development suite that 1.) builds participants' critical eye for recognizing how gender norms and expectations show up in the workplace and why it matters; and 2.) develops participants' skills to better . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • 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
    • Influence: Harness Your Personal Power (Personal Progression)

    • Tuesday, October 3rd, 20179:30 am - 11:30 am
    •  "An Influencer motivates others to change.  An Influencer replaces bad behaviors with powerful new skills.  An Influencer makes things happen." -Patterson, Grenny, Maxfield, McMillan, & Switzler This class will introduce attendees to powerful high-leverage behaviors . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Lunch and Learn: Hiring International Faculty and Staff

    • Tuesday, October 3rd, 201712:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    • Does your department hire international faculty and staff?  Are you a campus stakeholder that works with international employees?  If so, this lunch and learn is for you!  Please join the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) for an overview on the steps involved in . . .

    • Location: Reynolds Gym A330 Seminar Room
    • 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