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OCTOBER 8, 2013

Tuesday
      • 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Intermediate STATA
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us this week for Intermediate STATA. STATA is one of the most common general-purpose statistical packages used at American University. Designed for users with a basic understanding of the software, this workshop teaches the following skills: Merging data, recoding string variables, collapsing data and creating aggregate level variables, using ...more

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

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Selecting and Collaborating with your Dissertation Committee
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Committee construction can be a difficult process, sometimes because there are too many people available, sometimes because members are hard to find. We will discuss different things you might want to look for in committee members, and things to think about when choosing who to ask. The goal is to build a team that gives you what you need, without causing unnecessary complications. Different ...more

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

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Intermediate SPSS
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us this week for Intermediate SPSS. SPSS is one of the most user-friendly statistical programs, used widely by faculty and students at American University. Designed for users who already have a basic understanding of the software, this workshop teaches you how to: merge data sets, aggregate data summary cases, and split files; shift values using ...more

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

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
      • PMF Online Assessment Prep Session
      • McDowell Formal
      • VSPACER
      • Graduate students and recent alumni who are applying to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program are invited to attend the PMF online assessment information session.

        We will discuss how to best to prepare for the PMF online assessment by making optimal use of the prep materials on the PMF Blackboard Prep site. Attendance is limited to graduate students and recent alumni who have ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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      • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Overcoming Procrastination
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Stop delaying what you need to do. Part of the Research Commons initiative.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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AFTER OCTOBER 8

      • Wed 10/09/13
        11:00 am – noon
      • Advanced Blackboard: Assignments, Tests, and Grade Center
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        In this workshop, participants will create assignments using the Assignment feature, and practice weighting these assignments in the Grade Center. We will also discuss best practices in teaching with blogs and discussion boards.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/09/13
        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Undergraduate Research Workshop
      • Cancelled
      • A chance for students to learn more about undergraduate research from expert faculty and staff.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Honors Program

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      • Thu 10/10/13
        10:00 am – 11:00 am
      • Getting Started with Blackboard
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        Learn how to upload a syllabus, post an announcement, request e-reserves, send out a group email, create links to articles and images through LinkMaker and use other basic features of Blackboard.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 10/10/13
        2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Transfer Success Series
      • The Gianni Lounge (Mary Graydon Conference Room 200)
      • The Transfer Success Series is designed for students who have recently transferred to American Unviersity. This weekly workshop series assists in the development of leadership skills to support a successful transition to AU. In addition, students become familiar with available support resources, reflect on learning styles and strategies, analyze personal strengths, and collaboratively ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: New Student Programs

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      • Thu 10/10/13
        4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Introduction to Mathematica
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us this week for Introduction to Mathematica. Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering, mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing. In this introductory workshop you will learn how to: evaluate simple expressions, find decimal approximations, and use palettes; manipulate some simple ...more

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

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