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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.

Workshop

Course Design Institute (CDI) 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 20, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, May 24, 2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 301/302
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Workshop

Join us for two days of hands-on instruction in automating tasks with the Unix shell, data analysis and visualization with Python, and version control with Git.

Date and Time:
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, May 17, 2019 - 4:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 101
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Programming and Coding
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Blackboard: Blogs, Wikis, and Discussions

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about blogs, wiki, and journals in Blackboard!

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05A (ITL Computer Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Technology for Teaching and Learning
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. 

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05 (Instructional Technology Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Assessing Student Learning
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes image

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard!

Date and Time:
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:45am
Location: Gelman Library, B05A (ITL Computer Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Technology for Teaching and Learning
Event Type: Faculty
Workshop

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to enhance your online lectures with rich media!

Date and Time:
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05A (ITL Computer Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Technology for Teaching and Learning
Event Type: Faculty
Conference

Speakers will discuss literary and cinematic representations of the Holocaust; traumatic events of the Pacific War, including the Nanjing Massacre; and Mao's China.

Date and Time:
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 101
Event Format: Conference
Event Type: Public
Conference

A casual place for serious research by DC-area urban economists.

Date and Time:
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 101
Event Format: Conference
Event Type: Public
Getting Started with Blackboard in 45 minutes

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Blackboard!

Date and Time:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Location: Online Only
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Technology for Teaching and Learning
Event Type: Faculty
Discussion between two cartoon figures

The prevalence of augmented and virtual realities, artificial intelligence, machine
learning, and gamification, to name a few, are causing disruptions and prompting new approaches
in developing, curating and delivering learning at universities and businesses alike. Interactions
with different data and collaboration platforms in real time are becoming the norm and
precipitating new forms of learning and skills acquisition. New tracking systems will also enable
learning to be monitored and iterated quickly to stay relevant, shifting workers from life-long

Date and Time:
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location: Gelman Library - Room 702
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders
de Gualle Julian Jackson

Join us for a discussion with Julian Jackson on his latest biography, de Gaulle.

Date and Time:
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location: Gelman Library 101 (National Churchill Library and Center)
Event Format: Lecture
Event Type: Public
Panel Discussion

Drawing together labor history, studies in social movements and anti-capitalist critique, this event includes a panel of academics trained in a variety of humanities disciplines such as History, English and Philosophy as well as a panel of current day IWW activists appearing in order to give a balanced view of the historical American labor union Industrial Workers of The World.

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 702
Event Format: Panel Discussion
Event Type: Public
Testing in Blackboard

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.

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05A (ITL Computer Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Type: Faculty
Workshop

Join the Instructional Technology Lab to learn about Grade Center in Blackboard! Participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice adding columns and categories, entering grades, and monitoring student progress.

Date and Time:
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Location: Gelman Library, B05A (ITL Computer Lab)
Event Format: Workshop
Event Series: Assessing Student Learning
Event Type: Faculty
Reception

The GWUR Release Event will be celebrating the publishing authors and promoting undergraduate research, with President LeBlanc and the Vice President for Research, Dr. Miller, as keynote speakers.  

Date and Time:
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: Gelman Library, Room 101
Event Format: Reception
Event Type: GWorld Cardholders

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