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Tuesday, September 16
      • 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
      • The F Word
      • Bender Library Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • The Images of Forgiveness exhibition is a thought-provoking collection of arresting images and personal narratives exploring forgiveness in the face of atrocity. First launched in London in 2004, it has since been displayed in over 300 venues worldwide. Drawing together voices from South Africa, America, Israel, Palestine, Northern Ireland and England, the exhibition examines forgiveness as a ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: University Library

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      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Intermediate CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • In this course, you will: create a new page with multiple layouts and add the following elements – Hero Image then change rendering to a Hero Filmstrip, Text Block with Photo, Quick Links, Tout with a Call to Action, filtered News, filtered Events Calendar, selected AUpedia categories. Photo-editing programs, such as Photoshop and Gimp, will be discussed.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 11:00 am – noon
      • Apps Mgt Staff Meeting
      • OIT Suite - Conference Room 219 (4620 Wisconsin Ave.)
      • VSPACER
      • Apps Mgt Staff Meeting

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • Noontime Conversation: Helping Students To Improve Their Writing
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
      • VSPACER
      • CTRL invites the AU community to the Noontime Conversation "Helping Students To Improve Their Writing," on Tuesday, September 16, 12:00-1:30 p.m., in Mary Graydon Center, Room 5. In this conversation, we will suggest some assignments and feedback/response strategies that lead to improved writing and more enjoyable reading. Lunch will be provided. For more information and to register, please ...more

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

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      • 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
      • CommonSpot Upgrade: CF 10 Hardening
      • OIT Suite - Conference Room 201 (4620 Wisconsin Ave.)
      • VSPACER
      • CommonSpot Upgrade: CF 10 Hardening

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • Do you need to edit digital images? This course provides an overview of Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to manipulate graphics and images, adjust the color of images, crop and recast an image, create web-ready graphics, use the painting and editing tools, add filters, and save images in various graphics formats.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Publishing in Academic Journals
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • coming soon

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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Coming Soon

      • Wed 09/17/14
        9:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013 course will demonstrate to users the functionality of a spreadsheet and the ease of use in storing, manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing data. This course is for beginners and those interested in a spreadsheet refresher course. Learn the benefits of working with Excel as well as how to create a basic Excel worksheet that combines text and numbers. ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Wed 09/17/14
        1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • Do you need to add pizazz to your professional presentations and slide shows? Learn how to identify on-screen features; navigate through a presentation; create and edit slides; use Slide Master to format multiple slides at one time; visually enhance slides using Clip Art, Smart Art, and Word Art objects; create organization charts; create and edit graphs; run a slide show; add notes to a slide; ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Wed 09/17/14
        2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
      • Curate Your Own Supplemental Texts with RSS
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • Real Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to curate your own supplemental textbook that updates inreal-time. With RSS you can generate a list of subscriptions to newspapers, periodicals, journals, blogs, and other online sources all in one place. Rather than telling your students to "stay up-to-date on current events," RSS gives you the ability to direct the entire class's supplemental reading to ...more

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

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      • Thu 09/18/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • Are you going to be contributing to a University or departmental website, using CommonSpot, American University's Content Management System? In this course, you will: complete a CMS account request, understand the layout of a webpage on www.american.edu, be able to define the parts of a CMS webpage, understand site/subsite/news/success folder navigation, edit the elements on an existing page, ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Thu 09/18/14
        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • OIT BIA FinAid Reporting (OIT, WCL, MainCampus)
      • OIT Suite - Conference Room 219 (4620 Wisconsin Ave.)
      • Review Financial Aid reporting needs and devise solutions

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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