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OCTOBER 14, 2013

Monday
      • noon – 1:00 pm
      • Introduction to Collaborate: Online Lectures, Office Hours, and Remote Speakers
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • VSPACER
      • 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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AFTER OCTOBER 14

      • Tue 10/15/13
        3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Library Research for a Literature Review
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • This class will help you learn to access and use subject-specific databases that index the scholarly literature necessary for completing a literature review assignment. In addition, the basic aspects of what a literature review looks like will be covered. Bring your research topics and literature review questions with you so that the class can be as useful as possible.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 10/15/13
        7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. The Series features selections from "Books That Shaped America," a list compiled by the Library of Congress. Informal discussions about the extraordinary influence of these books on American society will be led by faculty and staff members from AU. ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/16/13
        2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • Introduction to Panopto
      • Bender Library Lobby
      • Workshop will be held in Anderson Computing Complex Classroom B11.

        Learn how to record PowerPoints, lectures, and anything that you want to capture on your screen.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Thu 10/17/13
        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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      • Thu 10/17/13
        3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Putting Google Scholar to Work for You
      • Cancelled
      • 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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