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FEBRUARY 12

Wednesday
      • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to ArcGIS
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide a powerful tool for analyzing spatial data in almost any discipline. This workshop will introduce ArcGIS, the most commonly used program for displaying and analyzing GIS data. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches how to: use the ArcGIS interface; load and use shapefiles; import data and match it with geographic information; ...more

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

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      • noon – 1:00 pm
      • AhealthyU Brown Bag Wellness Workshop
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • VSPACER
      • Join AhealthyU for our monthly Brown Bag Wellness Workshops. These workshops introduce you to various health and wellness topics.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 1:10 pm – 2:25 pm
      • Writing Research Papers: An Introduction for International Students
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Learn about the expectations for the U.S. academic paper, including choosing a topic, identifying the appropriate format and level of formality, organizing your paragraphs and your paper, finding and citing sources. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: *Academic Support Center

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      • 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Introduction to Panopto
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Use Panopto for recording your screen, lectures, and PowerPoints to share with students later.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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AFTER FEBRUARY 12

      • Thu 02/13/14
        10:30 am – 11:30 am
      • Introduction to Blackboard
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Learn how to upload a syllabus, post an announcement, send out a group email, and add articles and images through Ares, the course reserves package.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 02/13/14
        11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • 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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      • Thu 02/13/14
        4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • Advanced ArcGIS: Spatial Analysis
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • ArcGIS is a powerful tool for processing and visualizing data, and can be used for advanced spatial data analysis. A basic background in ArcGIS and statistics is helpful, but not required for this workshop. This workshop is designed for users who wish to quantify patterns in spatial data and will cover: analyzing global patterns across a study area; identifying local clusters or "hot spots;" and ...more

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Sat 02/15/14
        4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • Introduction to SPSS Version A
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • SPSS is one of the most user-friendly statistical programs, used widely by faculty and students at American University. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches the how to: import and save data; generate descriptive statistics; run correlations and linear regressions; and create histograms, bar charts, and scatter plots. Space is limited, so please register for ...more

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Mon 02/17/14
        11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • Intermediate Nvivo
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • NVivo is a powerful research tool for coding data from a variety of sources, including interviews, surveys, maps, and videos. This program will help automate a variety of qualitative and quantitative research tasks, and provides a single place to keep track of a wide variety of data. This workshop will explore more advanced features of Nvivo and explain how to conduct inter-rater reliability, ...more

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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