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FEBRUARY 10

Monday
  • Last day to drop a spring course for a 25% refund (no refunds after this date)
      • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to Eviews
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • E-Views is a statistical package useful for cross sectional, time series and panel data analyses. Most commonly used in economics, E-Views has a friendly interface, providing the user with an intuitive environment to analyze trends over time. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches the following basic skills: Creating a work-file in E-Views; Examining the data and ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • In this workshop we will review the language requirements currently in place for the different areas of graduate study and the best ways for you to prepare to demonstrate the required proficiency. We'll start by specifically discussing what is entailed by the required proficiency examination and how to tailor your prep efforts to address the exam's demands. We will then utilize a standardized ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

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      • 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • Sex at the Movies
      • The Perch
      • VSPACER
      • Join the Centennial Hall RAs and peer representatives from the Wellness Center as they explore topics of sexual health as they are portrayed in movies you all know! Snacks will be provided!

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Housing & Dining Programs

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AFTER FEBRUARY 10

      • Tue 02/11/14
        10:15 am – 11:30 am
      • Technology in the Classroom Workshop
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • This series of one-hour hands-on workshops on the use and pedagogy of new technologies and software in the classroom offers a variety of topics each semester. For more information about each workshop, and to register, go to http://www.american.edu/ctrl/techinclass.cfm. Please contact Anna Olsson (aolsson@american.edu or x6077) for additional information.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Tue 02/11/14
        11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to Qualtrics: Online Survey Creation
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • Qualtrics is a robust online survey package available to all faculty, staff, and students at American University. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches the following basic skills: creating an account; creating questions in a variety of formats; using display and skip logic; distributing the survey and collecting results; and downloading results for further analysis. ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Tue 02/11/14
        1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Safe Space Workshop
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • The Safe Space Program was created to develop a visual network of support for the LGBTQ community on campus. Its primary mission is to create a safer, more inclusive environment on American University's campus and encourage networking between faculty, staff, and students. The workshop provides an opportunity to examine assumptions about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and explore ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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      • Tue 02/11/14
        3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Introduction to Piazza
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Piazza offers a rich platform for asking and answering questions, monitoring class debates, and for sharing ideas. With Piazza's easy to use features, you can easily facilitate online discussions. In this workshop you will setup Piazza for your class.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 02/11/14
        5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • How to Study
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Improve your test performance with effective study techniques. The workshop will focus on strategies for learning throughout the semester, increasing your productivity and minimizing the need to cram before an exam. The workshop will also cover ways to prepare for different exam formats. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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