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      • Wed 09/09/15
        11:30 am – 1:30 pm
      • 15th Annual Faculty Lunch
      • The MUD Box
      • Meet new faculty and reconnect with colleagues from across campus at the 15th Annual Faculty Lunch. Drop in between 11:30am–1:30pm Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in the Mud Box, located on the lower level of the Bender Library.

        Type: Ceremonies. Receptions. Banquets
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 09/09/15
        2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
      • Introduction to Prezi: Lose the PowerPoint & Separate Yourself from the Crowd
      • Hurst CTRL Lab 202
      • Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that allows you to turn linear presentations into media rich, multi-linear narratives. In Prezi, you are presented with a 3-dimensional canvas to convey your ideas, with the ability to zoom in for details and pan wider for broader themes. In this introductory session, attendees will set up their Prezi account and will be introduced to the Prezi interface. The session ...more

        Type: Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Thu 09/10/15
        1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
      • Serious Games: Incorporating Online Simulations into Your Classes
      • Hurst CTRL Lab 202
      • Online simulations offer an opportunity to place your students into immersive scenarios in order to illustrate concepts from your class. These “serious games” are a step beyond traditional in-class role-playing exercises and other widely used active learning tools. Online simulations can take a number of forms, ranging from a prisoner’s dilemma simulation that lasts a few minutes during class, to ...more

        Type: Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Mon 09/14/15
        2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
      • Piazza: An Interactive Discussion Board Alternative to Blackboard
      • Hurst CTRL Lab 202
      • Encourage questions, discussion and student collaboration through Piazza’s Wikipedia-like forum, where topics and questions can be searched for and edited. Piazza lets instructors answer once, encourages students to answer for you, allows handouts and homework to be posted, and gives you the ability to track student participation. Piazza also has a LaTeX editor for chemical formulas and ...more

        Type: Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Wed 09/16/15
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to WordPress: A Simple Website Building Tool with Blogging Feature
      • Hurst CTRL Lab 202
      • WordPress allows you to manage and maintain your online content through your very own public website or blog. Blogging can help engage students, facilitate online discussions and foster interest in your subject well after the semester is over. In this workshop, we will look at examples of WordPress sites that may reflect the type of educational experience you may want to build in your own digital ...more

        Type: Meetings. Workshops. Trainings. Info Sessions
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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