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MARCH 18

Tuesday
      • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to Collaborate
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Participants will practice using Collaborate for office hours, remote live teaching, and video-conferencing with students and guest lecturers

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Writing Center "We Get Grammar" Workshop: Handling Plurals and Articles
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Writing Center Consultants are joined by the College Writing Program's International Student Coordinator to answer questions about English such as "Why can I say 'a research study' but not 'a research'?" and "Why are English articles - a, an, the - so difficult?" Participants in this workshop will learn about plurals and articles and practice using them in academic writing.

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        Host: University Library

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      • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
      • Graduate School Budgeting for Dummies
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Are you in grad school? Thinking about grad school? Learn about online budgeting, and how to manage housing options, transportation and personal expenses while in grad school. Please bring a laptop/computing device to the session if possible. Those who attend will receive a special incentive!

        Space is limited to 40, please RSVP.

        Presented by Shirleyne McDonald, Associate Director Financial Aid, ...more

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        Host: University Library

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AFTER MARCH 18

      • Wed 03/19/14
        3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Advanced Blackboard
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Participants will create assignments, and practice weighting these assignments in the Grade Center. We will also discuss best practices in teaching with blogs and discussion boards.

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        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 03/19/14
        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • EndNote for Web
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Come to this class if you prefer to use a version of EndNote that you can have any time anywhere.
        An overview for using EndNote Web will be provided. Come with your questions! [Please bring a laptop with EndNote already downloaded. Download directions are here: http://subjectguides.library.american.edu/endnote]

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 03/20/14
        1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
      • Introduction to Piazza
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • 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.

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        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 03/20/14
        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Fulfilling (and Excelling at) your Foreign Language Requirement Examination: Resources & Strategies
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • 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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      • Tue 03/25/14
        3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
      • Advanced Blackboard
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Participants will create assignments, and practice weighting these assignments in the Grade Center. We will also discuss best practices in teaching with blogs and discussion boards.

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        Host: University Library

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