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  1. Address common testing problems and learn how to test students effectively within an online course in this workshop. You will review guidelines for effective online test design, learn how to create and deploy a test in Blackboard, and evaluate supplementary tools for online testing, such as the Respondus LockDown Browser. You will create your own sample test and view that test from the students’ …more

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  1. Event DescriptionJoin us for a talk led by Sinsi Hernández-Cancio about her work as Director of Health Equity at Families USA. Hernández-Cancio will discuss her work to build a thriving and vocal health equity movement to protect the gains of the Affordable Care Act and leverage health care and delivery system transformation to reduce disparities.
    Speaker BioSinsi Hernández-Cancio is the Director …more

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  2. In the second workshop of the series, learn how to design a clearly-defined rubric and use it to grade in the Blackboard Grade Center. In this workshop, you will learn about the benefits of using rubrics, the importance of rubric design, and how rubrics can inform student performance. You will input a rubric into Blackboard and practice using it to make your grading process faster and more …more

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  3. Learn how to identify at-risk students with the new Attendance and Retention tools in Blackboard. The last workshop in this series focuses on how you can combine these tools with other strategies and resources to prevent your students from falling through the cracks. You will learn how to use Blackboard tools to identify, monitor, and reach out to at-risk students, and create an action plan on …more

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  4. Event DescriptionSince the 1990s, there has been renewed interest and advocacy to document how, between 1933 and 1945, Jews and other groups persecuted by the Nazis were dispossessed of their assets, especially cultural and artistic objects. The challenge since then has been to find ways of doing justice to the victims of plunder and their families in a complex legal and ethical environment, …more

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  5. Exploring Social Justice Lecture Series 2018-2019.  First lecture of 2019.  Numbers will be updated after RSVPs

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  6. Event DescriptionThis presentation will provide a brief history of scholarly multimedia-based publishing in open-access journals over the last 25 years. From that history, Vega — a new academic publishing platform built specifically for born-digital, multimedia-rich publishing — was created. Vega will be demoed, focusing on its authoring capabilities in structured data, multiple (open and closed) …more

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  7. Event DescriptionThousands of children are brought before the juvenile court on charges of delinquency and are detained without lawyers and with findings of probable cause to believe they committed the crime. Georgetown Professors Wallace J. Mlyniec and Eduardo Ferrer's presentation will focus on this national scandal, suggest remedies to address the issue, and discuss the changes being …more

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  8. Event DescriptionThis presentation will examine both the progress that has been made toward (as the Budapest Open Access Initiative expresses it) "completely free and unrestricted access to [the scholarly literature] by all scientists, scholars, teachers, students, and other curious minds" and the challenges that continue to stand in the way of fully implementing this vision. The talk will end …more

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  9. Predatory publishing is a form of low quality, amateurish and sometimes unethical academic publishing. Why did it arise and why does it continue to thrive? Thwarting predatory publishing is possible when stakeholders grasp the underlying conditions that drive this phenomenon.
    Monica Berger is Associate Professor, Library, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York. Her …more

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  10. This ceremony recognizes winners of the Library's prizes for undergraduate students, including both the College Writing and Undergraduate Research Awards. These awards are given to undergraduate students who make extensive use of the University Library's collections and show evidence of critical analysis in their research skills, including locating, selecting, evaluating, and synthesizing …more

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