The Multimedia Project Studio (MPS): Create Digital Content

CIT Events Test - Thu, 2017-04-27 18:00
Other (see event description)
West Campus

The Multimedia Project Studio (MPS) is available to support faculty in their teaching as place to produce video, multimedia, and graphic content. The audio, video, and recording equipment is available for faculty use, and the MPS is open when Bostock Library is open. This session includes a tour and provides examples of how faculty can creatively use the MPS in their teaching. Bring your ideas and questions!
Presenter: Office of Information Technology

Location: Room 006, Bostock Library

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The Rudolph William Rosati Creative Writing Award

Humanities - Thu, 2017-04-27 17:42

Jumbled letters (photo by Laineys Repetoire – CC-BY)

What is the Rudolph William Rosati Creative Writing Award?

The Rosati Creative Writing Prize is awarded each spring in recognition of an outstanding work of creative writing. All Duke undergraduate students are eligible to submit work for consideration. Projects may be any genre and take any form (audio/video, digital media, etc.), but must include a substantial creative writing component.  The Rosati Prize was established in 1978 by Walter McGowan Upchurch in honor of Rudolph William Rosati “to encourage, advance and reward creative writing among students at the University and particularly among undergraduate students.”

Prize: $1500

Is my paper eligible?
  • You must be a Duke undergraduate student
  • You may submit multiple, different projects in a given year but each project should be submitted individually with an accompanying application cover sheet
  • Submitted projects must have been written during the current academic year
  • At this time submissions must be written in English
  • No minimum or maximum length required
How do I apply?

To be eligible for the Rudolph William Rosati Creative Writing Award, email the following to Arianne Hartsell-Gundy by May 15, 2017:

  • application cover sheet (see form)
  • The creative work (send written projects as either a Word document or pdf.  If it’s a multimedia project, please send URL of the project or email Arianne Hartsell-Gundy for alternative means of delivery)
  • A faculty letter of support (see form)
  • The faculty member should e-mail the letter of support in a separate file to Arianne Hartsell-Gundy
How is a winner chosen?
  • The selection committee, consisting of two Libraries staff members and two faculty members, judges the papers
  • Projects are judged based on quality and originality of writing
  • The committee reserves the right to split the award among more than one author, or to award no prize
For More Information

Contact Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, Librarian for Literature and Theater Studies (, for more information.

CIT Open Office Hours

CIT Events Test - Thu, 2017-04-27 17:00
Bostock 024
West Campus

Want to change your syllabus? Need help creating an online discussion board? CIT consultants are available to discuss course design and instructional technology.  Come by to ask questions about active learning in class or how to think about teaching a new course. We can also answer questions about using Sakai, WordPress, and other Duke supported instructional technologies for teaching and learning. REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.

Duke PebblePad Showcase

CIT Events Test - Thu, 2017-04-27 16:00
Rubenstein 249 (Carpenter Conference Room)
West Campus

To mark the end of the pilot year of PebblePad, please join the early adopters to learn about their use of portfolio materials. This will include examples of student reflections and portfolios, the implementation of portfolios for departmental assessment, and examples of instructor assignments developed. Lunch will be served.

Using Rubrics to Effectively and Efficiently Evaluate Student Assignments

CIT Events Test - Thu, 2017-04-27 14:15
Rubenstein 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)
West Campus
Wondering how to save your weekends from grading? Join faculty from the Duke Thompson Writing Program to discuss how rubrics of various types can help make your assessment of student work more efficient and effective. Bring an assignment or syllabus for which you would like to design a rubric and we’ll workshop together.
Presenters: Marcia Rego, Ph.D. and Eliana Schonberg, Ph.D
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Using Portfolios for Student Self-Reflection

CIT Events Test - Thu, 2017-04-27 13:00
Rubenstein 153 (Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room)
West Campus
Learning portfolios typically showcase mastery of learning outcomes in a course or program, or detail professional or extra-curricular accomplishments.  Gathering evidence (or artifacts) to show academic growth is only one part of building a portfolio.  Self-reflection, the other major component, helps students focus on how coursework they complete fits into their overall intellectual and personal growth. This session will offer teaching strategies for instructors to engage students in self-reflection, including how to decide what to emphasize, and how reflection may differ across disciplines.
Presenters: Elise Mueller and Seth Anderson, CIT
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