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MARCH 20

Thursday
      • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to R
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • R is an open source and highly extensible programming language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop will give you a basic understanding of how R works and how to run simple statistical and regression analyses. You will learn how to manage data, get descriptive statistics, plot, load external R libraries, and run a ...more

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

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      • 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
      • Technology in the Classroom Workshop
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
      • Introduction to Piazza
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • GIS Drop-In Hours
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • Do you have questions about your GIS project? Want to know how to get one started? Join your colleagues, CTRL consultants, and professor Alan Ford (CAS) for GIS drop-in hours dedicated to answering your ArcGIS, Google Earth, mapping, and other GIS related questions. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend.

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

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Trans 101 Workshop
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • VSPACER
      • The Trans 101 workshop will provide faculty, staff, and students with information and tools to work with transgender people including a review of gender/gender identity/gender expression, an overview of current issues facing the trans community, and effective ally behaviors.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • Undertanding Linear Regression in STATA
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • Space is limited, so please register for attendance at: https://domino.american.edu/AU/CTRL/CTRL_TrainCal.nsf/Welcome. For a list of future events, visit our website: http://www.american.edu/ctrl/rsgevents.cfm.

        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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AFTER MARCH 20

      • Fri 03/21/14
        11:00 am – 3:00 pm
      • AhealthyU Employee Wellness Fair Breakouts
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • Join AhealthyU for an employee wellness fair. Learn about how to stay healthy at AU and at home. Breakout sessions will dive deeper into various health and wellness topics.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Sat 03/22/14
        10:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • Greenberg Seminars - MA Series
      • Cancelled
      • Greenberg Seminars: Workshop for MA students

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

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      • Sat 03/22/14
        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. This workshop is a complement to our other introductory workshop. New SPSS users can start with either one, and would benefit from taking both. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches the following basic skills: importing and saving data; recoding ...more

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

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      • Mon 03/24/14
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • Drop-in Matlab Hours
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • Have a new Matlab project, want to learn the basics of the software, or just looking to have a question answered? Stop by Hurst 202 on March 24 between 12:00 and 2:00 PM for CTRL's Matlab drop-in hours. This will be an open session geared towards specific questions and concerns. Meet with CTRL staff that can help you start or improve your project. Space is limited, so please register for ...more

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

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      • Mon 03/24/14
        12:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Resume Station
      • The Tavern
      • Fine-tune your resume in preparation for the Job and Internship Fair on March 26. Drop by the Tavern and review your resume with a Career Center advisor or peer advisor.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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