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Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

 
Important Dates

OCTOBER 16, 2013

Wednesday
      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • CTRL - Noontime Conversation: Where Is Professor Waldo in the Land of MOOCs?
      • Mary Graydon Room 5
      • VSPACER
      • The Center for Teaching, Research & Learning invites the AU community to the Noontime Conversation "Where's Professor Waldo in the Land of MOOCs?" on Wednesday, October 16, 12:00-1:30 p.m., in Mary Graydon Center, Room 5. The wealth of material available online and in MOOCs challenges all of us to re-think how we teach. In this Noontime Conversation, we will explore together the role of faculty ...more

        Type: Lecture/Speaker
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • CTRL Research Support Workshop: Introduction to SAS
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us this week for Intro to SAS. SAS is one of the most powerful general-purpose statistical programs, used widely in research and by federal agencies. SAS is particularly well suited for doing statistics with very large data sets. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches the following basic skills: basic data management ...more

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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AFTER OCTOBER 16

      • Thu 10/17/13
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • PIAZZA: Collaboration in a Wiki-Discussion Forum
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • Encourage questions, discussion and student collaboration through Piazza's wiki-like forum, where topics and questions can be searched for and edited. Piazza lets you answer once, encourages students to answer for you, allows handouts and homework to be posted and gives you the ability to track student participation.

        If you are interested in learning other instructional tools or software, please ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Thu 10/17/13
        4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Introduction to NVivo
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • 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

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 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

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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

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      • Tue 10/22/13
        11:45 am – 1:00 pm
      • CTRL - Research Support Workshop: Introduction to EViews
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • CTRL's research support workshops are running. Join us today for Introduction to EViews. E-Views is a statistical package useful for cross sectional, time series and panel data analyses. Most commonly used in economics, E-Views has a friendly interface, providing the user with an intuitive environment to analyze trends over time. Designed for first time and very-new users, this workshop teaches ...more

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