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FEBRUARY 19, 2013

Tuesday
      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to Commonspot 6
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to CommonSpot course is for American University staff who will serve as departmental contributors to CommonSpot, American University's Content Management System.

        This first class in a series will introduce you to CommonSpot access, user roles, page types, and image requirements. You will learn to log on to the system, and create News and Success Stories based on AU Content ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • noon – 1:00 pm
      • Getting Started with Blackboard
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Getting Started with Blackboard

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Adobe Photoshop - Advanced
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Adobe Photoshop Advanced Level course provides an overview of the more sophisticated features of Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to create and use masks, create action buttons, retouch and repair images, automate a multi-step task, remove red eye, and create a web gallery album.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 2:35 pm – 3:50 pm
      • LIT 106 Cabot (Becher)
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Information Literacy Instruction for LIT 106, Professor Mike Cabot

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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      • 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
      • CTRL Technology in the Classroom - Blogs: Launch your Class into the Blogosphere
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • There are many different ways to use blogs as an educational tool as well as many benefits. There are also some risks to consider as you integrate these new tools into your teaching. Join us in a discussion of all these ideas and get signed up for your very first blog in this hands-on workshop.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
      • Putting Google Scholar to Work for You
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • 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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      • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
      • Writing Research Papers: A Workshop for Graduate Students
      • Mary Graydon Conference Room 245
      • VSPACER
      • This workshop is being presented by the Academic Support Center as part of a series of academic skills and writing workshops in the spring semester. There is a special emphasis on literature reviews and original research.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Academic Support Center

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      • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • New Media Center Training Session: Get Started with Photoshop
      • Bender Library New Media Center
      • VSPACER
      • Learn the basics of Photoshop and compositing by practicing various selection techniques and layer use.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: University Library

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AFTER FEBRUARY 19

      • Wed 02/20/13
        9:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • Presenting Yourself with Impact
      • Based on the book Life Is a Series of Presentations, this~workshop helps you communicate more effectively in~conversation, presentations, seminars, and workshops.~At the end of the course, you will be able to express~yourself confidently in any situation.~~Participants will be able to:~~ Discuss how life is a series of presentations~~ Analyze ways in which individuals present~themselves verbally ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Wed 02/20/13
        10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to Lotus Notes client
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Introduction to Lotus Notes course provides training on the industry leading groupware application facilitating data sharing and communications between staff. You will learn the basic skills and knowledge necessary to use the essential features including how to customize the components of the Notes workstation environment, manage your mail, personalize email letterhead, use address books, ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Wed 02/20/13
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • AU Farmers' Market
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle Roadway
      • The AU's Farmers' Market offers a variety of fresh and local produce and baked goods from Agora Farms and Upper Crust Bakery.

        Type: Fair
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Wed 02/20/13
        noon – 2:30 pm
      • ULFC Meeting
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • ULFC Meeting

        Type: Meeting
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 02/20/13
        1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Presenting Yourself with Impact
      • Based on the book Life Is a Series of Presentations, this~workshop helps you communicate more effectively in~conversation, presentations, seminars, and workshops.~At the end of the course, you will be able to express~yourself confidently in any situation.~~Participants will be able to:~~ Discuss how life is a series of presentations~~ Analyze ways in which individuals present~themselves verbally ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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