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Archive of Past Library Events

These are past events, they have already happened, don't try to go to them! Take a look at our Upcoming Events page for a current list.

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Welcome Class of 2021! Join the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences to register for classes and visit Gelman Library!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, 3rd Floor
Event Format: Other
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
CI

Welcome Class of 2021! Join the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences to register for classes and visit Gelman Library!

Date and Time:
Friday, June 16, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, 3rd Floor
Event Format: Other
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Blackboard: Using Rubrics

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! Have you ever had students wondering why they got a certain grade on their assignment, or what their grade was made of? Consider using Blackboard rubrics. A Blackboard rubric lists evaluation criteria for a graded activity. Rubrics can help students organize their efforts to meet the requirements of an assignment. Instructors can use rubrics to assess the students consistently against a set of criteria, and to explain their evaluations to students. This workshop will cover the basics of Blackboard rubrics. Participants will learn how to create a rubric, associate it to a graded activity and effortlessly grade using an interactive rubric.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: ONLINE
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Workshop

This workshop is for incoming GW Early College Scholars students from the School Without Walls to help orient them to online resources and the registration system. 

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 300
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: By Invitation Only
Blackboard: Assignments and Tests

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about assignments and tests in Blackboard! Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students. This 60-minute workshop will primarily cover how to create assignments and develop tests that make the best of both your time and your students efforts. Participants will also discuss test settings and how they impact the student experience of taking a test online.

Please register here. 

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room B05
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
CI

Welcome Class of 2021! Join the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences to register for classes and visit Gelman Library!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, 3rd Floor
Event Format: Other
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard Collaborate Ultra! Come discover the essentials of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, the new version of the synchronous virtual classroom tool, beginning with a general geography of the new and improved user interface and ending with a practice session. Participants will leave the workshop with hands-on experience in features such as text and voice chat, PowerPoint slideshow delivery, and desktop sharing.

Please register here. 

Date and Time:
Monday, June 12, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room B05
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Workshop

This workshop is for incoming GW Early College Scholars students from the School Without Walls to help orient them to online resources and the registration system. 

Date and Time:
Thursday, June 8, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 300
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: By Invitation Only
Blackboard: Best Practices for Testing

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about testing via Blackboard! This workshop will cover the basics of administering a test in Blackboard such as test creation and best practices.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Thursday, June 8, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room B05
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Blackboard: Assignments and Tests

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about assignments and tests in Blackboard! Blackboard offers a variety of ways to assess your students. This 60-minute workshop will primarily cover how to create assignments and develop tests that make the best of both your time and your students efforts. Participants will also discuss test settings and how they impact the student experience of taking a test online.

Please register here.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: ONLINE
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Workshop

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! This workshop covers the basics of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.

Please register here. 

Date and Time:
Monday, June 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room B05
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Workshop

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard! This workshop covers the basic of Blackboard. From uploading course materials to engaging a discussion board and grading student assignments, participants will watch click-by-click demonstrations and explore diverse ways faculty use Blackboard at GW.

Instructor: Trish Arnold

This workshop will be held through Blackboard Collaborate. Please register to receive a link to the Blackboard Collaborate session.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: ONLINE
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Course Design Institute

The University Teaching & Learning Center’s Course Design Institute is a “bootcamp” style program that guides faculty through the design of a new course or the re-design an existing one in a facilitated, supported environment. Participants experience the iterative, dynamic, and scholarly process of learning-focused course design and the benefits of active learning. 

Date and Time:
Monday, May 22, 2017 (All day) to Friday, May 26, 2017 (All day)
Location: Gelman Library, Rooms 301-302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
workshop

Do you use research strategies like text mining, social network analysis, data cleaning, or geocoding in your research? Do you have subject expertise in cataloging records, digital humanities, social media, or working with digital collections found in libraries, archives, or cultural heritage institutions? Are you curious about either? 

In this two day hack-to-learn workshop, the Library of Congress, George Washington University, and George Mason University will join forces to demo research tools and provide data sets for hands-on exploration. You’ll walk away with exposure to a variety of tools and techniques, a community of support, and an idea of the possibilities of collections as data.

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 18, 2017 -
8:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, National Churchill Library and Center (Room 101)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Public

Scholarship on Teaching and Learning (SoTL) is a growing area of research and discussion at top universities across the country, and we are excited to be joining their ranks through this inaugural effort. GW faculty interested in the systematic inquiry of teaching and learning are invited to present their classroom research, big or small, completed or in progress, at a SoTL Poster Session that will be part of the 2017 GW Teaching Day on September 28, 2017.

Date and Time:
Monday, May 15, 2017 (All day)
Location: go.gwu.edu/sotl
Event Format: Deadlines
Event Type: Faculty

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