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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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      • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Putting Google Scholar to Work for You
      • Cancelled
      • VSPACER
      • Google Scholar allows you to search across the scholarly literature in a variety of fields. Come learn how to use it, including the advanced features and discover its possibilities for your research.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • EndNote Web
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Come to this class if you're already familiar with the basics of EndNote and are looking to get more out of it. Learn to customize EndNote and use some of the advanced features. Also, an overview for using EndNote Web will be provided. EndNote Web works with EndNote, but offers two central components: the ability 1) to manage references by logging on to www.myendnoteweb.com, and 2) to share ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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AFTER OCTOBER 17

      • Sat 10/19/13
        11:00 am – 12:30 pm
      • Larissa Gerstel Annual Critical Literacy Symposium
      • The MUD Box
      • Join the School of Education, Teaching, and Health (SETH) and the University Library for a symposium featuring Dr. Alida Anderson, Associate Professor (SETH). In her keynote address, Dr. Anderson will discuss how and why the use of arts based approaches can facilitate learning and support the inclusion of diverse learners in school settings. As part of this discussion, she will also share a ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Sat 10/19/13
        3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Alumni and the Library
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • How has the University Library changed since you were a student? What services are we offering to current students? Did you know the library also offers services to alumni, like access to select databases from your home computer? Stop by the library to see changes and learn about alumni services. You can also have an official alumni ID card made. This card entitles you to discounts at select ...more

        Type: Information Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/23/13
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to Collaborate: Online Lectures, Office Hours, and Remote Speakers
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        Using Collaborate, Blackboard's web-conferencing tool, you can hold online office hours or lectures for online classes or for weather emergencies, as well as host remote speakers.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/23/13
        5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • EndNote for PCs & Macs
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • Learn how to create instant bibliographies while searching online catalogs and databases with this popular citation management software, which interacts with your word processing software to make paper writing and citing easier. Please email endnotehelp-l@listserv.american.edu to schedule an individual appointment if you are unable to attend the class. Note: It is preferable for participants to ...more

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        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 10/24/13
        2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • 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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