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OCTOBER 17, 2013

Thursday
      • 11:00 am – noon
      • Advanced Blackboard: Assignments, Tests, and Grade Center
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Transfer Success Series
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Introduction to NVivo
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us this week for Introduction to NVivo. 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. Designed for first ...more

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

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      • 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
      • Safe Space Workshop
      • Mary Graydon Room 245
      • VSPACER
      • The Safe Space Program seeks to create a safer and more inclusive campus environment for all members of the campus community by reducing heterosexism, homophobia, and transphobia. Through the training program and the display of Safe Space placards & buttons the program creates a visible and supportive network of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and ally members of the campus community who ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Diversity and Inclusion

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AFTER OCTOBER 17

      • Sat 10/19/13
        11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Introduction to SPSS
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us today for Introduction to SPSS. 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 following basic skills: importing and saving data; recoding variables; generating descriptive statistics; running ...more

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

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      • Sat 10/19/13
        2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Classes without Quizzes: All-American Weekend Dean's Discussion
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • SIS Dean Jim Goldgeier will feature SIS Dean's Council member and author, Chris Schroeder, in his October Dean's Discussion series to discuss his new book, "Startup Rising," on the entrepreneurial activity taking place in the Middle East as a result of the Arab Spring. The audience will be encouraged to ask Chris and Dean Goldgeier questions. Learn more here: american....more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: School of International Service

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      • Mon 10/21/13
        11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Introduction to ICPSR Data
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us today for Introduction to ICPSR. Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest data archive of research in the social sciences, containing data in education, justice, demography, substance abuse, and terrorism, among others. This workshop is designed to teach new users how to find data, ...more

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

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      • Mon 10/21/13
        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Assess Yo Self!
      • School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
      • Are you uncertain about your major or career path? If so, you are not alone.

        Join fellow freshmen and sophomores for this fun and informative four-part workshop. Utilize free self-assessment tools that will help you evaluate your interests, skills, personality, and work values, and assess how they relate to academic and career fields.

        Participation in all four workshops is required. Sessions ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Career Center

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      • Mon 10/21/13
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Project Unbreakable: The Workshop
      • Mary Graydon Room 4
      • This workshop will include a history of how the Project Unbreakable began, a slideshow of images and stories behind some of the images. The workshop will also highlight the critical importance of getting involved with sexual assault awareness in any way, shape, or form. Additionally, the audience will learn about consent and prevention of sexual violence while gaining awareness of the prevalence ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Wellness Center (Students)

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