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Active Learning Roundtable

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:00
Fri, Oct 17, 2014: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) The CIT’s Active Learning Roundtable is an ongoing opportunity for Duke faculty to meet and share ideas. Every three weeks, faculty from around the university are invited to bring ideas and examples of what works in their classroom. We will focus on a range of topics including brief activities suc

Historical GIS

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 17:00
Fri, Oct 17, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) This class will show some ways that ArcGIS can be used for the analysis and visualiz

DVS Workshop: Historical GIS

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 05:00
This class will show some ways that ArcGIS can be used for the analysis and visualization of historical spatial data. Topics discussed will be: sources for GIS layers reflecting the past; georeferencing a scanned historic map; creating new layers from scratch based on known locations of features; editing existing GIS layers to reflect former features; and vectorizing a scanned map to create editable features.

Zotero workshop

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 03:00
Thu, Oct 16, 2014: 11:00 PM - 12:00 PM 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,

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 16, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

Discussion with Stanley Nelson and Charlie Cobb, moderated by Wesley Hogan and Emilye Crosby

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 16:30
During his visit to Duke, visiting filmmaker Stanley Nelson will participate in a discussion on the challenges of documenting civil rights with former SNCC field secretary Charlie Cobb, the first activist-in-residence of the SNCC Legacy Project, a partnership between Duke and the history-changing civil rights organization. The conversation will be moderated by Center for Documentary Studies director Wesley Hogan and SUNY-Geneseo Professor Emilye Crosby.

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 15, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

Analytics and Storage in the Cloud

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 15, 2014: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) A brief overview of cloud storage and computing options supporting file storage, file sharing and collaboration. We will look at both University and commercial services.

DVS Workshop: Analytics and Storage in the Cloud

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 14:00
A brief overview of cloud storage and computing options supporting file storage, file sharing and collaboration. We will look at both University and commercial services.

Distance Education Group Meetings

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:00
Tue, Oct 14, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab)

SSRI~ Workshop: Introduction to Survey Experiments

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:00
Introduction to Survey Experiments This workshop provides an introduction to conducting survey experiments, including a brief motivation for when and why to use an experiment. The workshop covers common experimental designs, how to design and pretest experimental manipulations, and concludes with a discussion of how to analyze experimental data. Registration required; please click "More Information" below to access the registration form.

Instructional Technology Showcase

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:30
Mon, Oct 13, 2014: 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club (President's Gallery) The CIT Showcase is a free one-day conference which celebrates creativity and innovation in using technology in education at Duke with presentations and demonstrations by Duke faculty and staff. We invite Duke faculty and instructors to attend the 13th annual Instructional Technology Showcase on Monday, October 13, 2014 at t

ArcGIS Special Topics: Geocoding & Proximity Analysis

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 17:00
Fri, Oct 10, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 023 (Library Classroom) In this session we'll cover how to create a GIS layer from your own tabular address data or X/Y coordinate data, and touch on the spatial join technique to associate your data with other spatial features (e.g., which Census Tract each address is in). Also, we'll go over tools in the Proximity Toolset that will help you analyze nearest

DVS Workshop: ArcGIS Special Topics - Geocoding & Proximity Analysis

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 17:00
In this session we'll cover how to create a GIS layer from your own tabular address data or X/Y coordinate data, and touch on the spatial join technique to associate your data with other spatial features (e.g., which Census Tract each address is in). Also, we'll go over tools in the Proximity Toolset that will help you analyze nearest features, features within given distances, and measure distances between features.

CIT Office Hours

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 17:00
Thu, Oct 9, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availab

CIT Office Hours

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:00
Wed, Oct 8, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avail

SSRI~ Workshop: Best Practices in Survey Question Writing

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 18:00
This workshop covers the process of writing and testing survey questions in depth. There is no way to be certain that respondents will interpret your questions exactly as you intend and provide the answers you want, but this workshop will introduce what is known about the psychology of survey response and generally accepted best practices for question writing. Topics include how survey mode affects question writing, the potential for bias in questions, appropriate answer options, and writing sur

DVS Workshop: Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 17:00
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

Easy Interactive Charts and Maps with Tableau

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 17:00
Tue, Oct 7, 2014: 1:00 PM - 2:30 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 the

DVS Workshop: Data Wrangling with Google Refine

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:00
Prepare and explore your data using this simple but powerful tool: normalizing, cleaning and reshaping without learning yet another programming language. Google Refine allows you to detect and fix inconsistencies in your data, transform your data from one structure to another, and provides a simple way to understand patterns in your data.

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