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MARCH 27

Thursday
      • noon – 1:30 pm
      • CTRL - Noontime Conversation: eBooks in Higher Education: Reading Between the Lines
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 5
      • VSPACER
      • A lower-cost, lightweight, and technologically-savvy alternative to traditional textbooks is eBooks. However, research suggests that digital texts also bring educational challenges. In this Noontime Conversation, we will discuss the current state of eTextbooks in higher education as well as give an overview of how to build an eBook.

        The Center for Teaching, Research & Learning sponsors three ...more

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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AFTER MARCH 27

      • Tue 04/01/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: Stranger in a Strange Land
      • Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
      • 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

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        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 04/02/14
        3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
      • Symposium on Language & Endangered Alphabets
      • The MUD Box
      • 3-4 p.m., Workshop - Language Matters: Change, Choice, and Consequences
        Presented by:
        -Naomi S. Baron (Professor, World Languages and Cultures/CAS; Executive Director, Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning)
        -Chip Gerfen (Professor & Chair, World Languages and Cultures/CAS)

        4-5 p.m., Keynote - Endangered Alphabets
        Author and Champlain College professor Tim Brookes will speak about ...more

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        Host: University Library

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      • Tue 04/22/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: Atlas Shrugged
      • Bender Library Graduate Research Center Classroom
      • 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

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      • Tue 09/09/14
        7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Books That Shaped America: New Hampshire
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Join us for Books that Shaped America, a special series of conversations for the local community and American University students, faculty and staff. Attendees do not need to have read the book. Admission is free and no reservation is required.

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      • Thu 09/11/14
        10:30 am – noon
      • Open Textbooks: Improving Access, Affordability, and Academic Success
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • Higher education costs are an increasing burden on our students, keeping them from entering college, hindering their success while in college, and lessening their odds of completing college. Student loan debt is at a record high, and has surpassed credit card debt nationally. High college costs have kept as many as 2.4 million low and moderate-income college-qualified high school graduates from ...more

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