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Introduction to Omeka

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 18:15
Wed, Mar 18, 2015: 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM Edge: Digital Studio Omeka is a tool to build online exhibits and collections around cultural artifacts. The open source platform was developed by the good people of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason. Omeka is now used by many scholars, librarians, curators and cultural workers of all

Sonic Dictionary: A Digital Database of Sounds

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 17:00
Wed, Mar 18, 2015: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Edge: Digital Studio The Sonic Dictionary is an experimental reference source for audio culture built in Omeka. Essentially a database of audio recordings, the site houses material created and edited by students from multiple undergraduate courses. The Sonic Dictionary also features exhibits co-authored by student participants that curate individual recordings into narratives connecte

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 14:00
Wed, Mar 18, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

Improving Schools For All Children: Lessons from Wake County

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 22:00
Listen and talk with Prof. Harris about ¿Project Bright Idea,¿ a curriculum designed to increase the number of students identified as Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) from underrepresented populations, to increase their achievement outcomes, to advance the quality of these students¿ cognitive skills and use of gifted behaviors, and to improve teachers¿ disposition toward teaching a gifted curriculum to all students.

SSRI~ Workshop: SAS for Data Management Session 1

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 18:00
This workshop offers an overview of the SAS programming language, focusing on data management activities. Session 1 is a general overview of SAS with a focus on major SAS components (Program Editor, Log and Output), core concepts of SAS programming (DATA and PROC), and issues of importing/exporting, reading, and writing SAS datasets. Session 2 focuses on data modification, including variable creation and variable recoding, as well as adding to and subsettting from particular datasets. Key SAS st

DVS Workshop: Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:30
Tableau Public (now available for both Windows and Mac) is free software that allows individuals to quickly create interactive visualizations of their research and business analytics data. This workshop will focus on using Tableau Public to create data visualizations, starting with an overview of the structure of the program and the terminology used. The workshop will include a sample data visualization and mapping project, focusing especially on some of the new features in Tableau Public 8. We

DVS Workshop: Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 17:30
Tue, Mar 17, 2015: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Tableau Public (now available for both Windows and Mac) is free software that allows individuals to quickly create interactive visualizations of their research and business analytics data. This workshop will focus on using Tableau Public to create data visualizations, starting with an overview of the structure of the program and th

Intro to R (DataFest Workshop Series)

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 22:00
Mon, Mar 16, 2015: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM See event description

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 17:00
Thu, Mar 12, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 14:00
Wed, Mar 11, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

Using WordPress in Your Course

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 20:00
Thu, Mar 5, 2015: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) Whether you are an intermediate or beginning user of WordPress, come discover new ideas for teaching with Duke's online blogging tool, Sites@Duke (WordPress). Topics in the session include use of tags and categories for organization, when and why to use posts or pages, how to allow students to create projects through subsites,

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 18:00
Thu, Mar 5, 2015: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availab

DVS Workshop: Historical GIS

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 15:00
Thu, Mar 5, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) This class will show some ways that ArcGIS can be used for the analysis and visuali

The Activists' Playbook: From SNCC to Selma to the New Civil Rights Movement

Thu, 03/05/2015 - 00:00
Panel discussion with Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) veterans Judy Richardson and Charlie Cobb, local activist Cynthia Brown, and two young Durham activists. The event will celebrate the formal launch of the "One Person, One Vote" website (onevotesncc.org), which tells the story of how SNCC's commitment to community organizing forged a movement for voting rights made up of thousands of local people. A reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

Digital Dickens Notes: Form and Formation

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 21:00
Wed, Mar 4, 2015: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Edge: Digital Studio Dr. Anna Gibson (Duquesne University) will describe how her Digital Dickens Notes Project hopes to create an interactive and fluid edition of Charles Dickens’s working notes for his novels that can demonstrate and facilitate a mode of reading serial novel form with attention to process—to formation. The project is in its early stages of

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:00
Wed, Mar 4, 2015: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avail

Making North Carolina Competitive in the Global Economy

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 23:00
What does it mean to ¿Think Globally, Act Locally¿ when it comes to education here in Durham and across North Carolina? Professor Gary Gereffi will discuss the research his Bass Connections team is doing to study how we should be developing the workforce of the future, and how you can join the project.

SSRI~ Workshop:Data and Study Documentation

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 19:00
This workshop offers an overview of the elements of data documentation, from a research project's inception to the dissemination and archiving of data. Effective data management is a key element in the success of almost any social science research project, and maintaining thorough, detailed documentation is a vital part of the data management process. The workshop will examine the types of information that should be documented, the different forms documentation can take, and the varying and diff

Zotero workshop

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 15:00
Tue, Mar 3, 2015: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) Zotero is a citation management tool that allows you to capture, save, organize and format bibliographies from citations. In this workshop you will be set up with a free, web-based account and shown how to capture, organize and maintain your collection of research citations. If you have a laptop, p

Judy Woodruff with Camille Jackson on Women in Media

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 23:00
Join the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture for an evening with award-winning journalist Judy Woodruff, WC '68, who recently donated her papers to the Bingham Center. Woodruff is the co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour. She has been reporting U.S. political news for more than three decades at CNN, NBC, and PBS. She is a founding co-chair of the International Women's Media Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging women in communication in

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