Designing an award-winning course in Sakai

All Libcal Events (Huginn Feed) - Wed, 2017-10-11 13:00
Technology Engagement Center (TEC)
West Campus

Improve your course by using the Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards rubric.

At 9:30, there will be a 15-minute lightning round on DukeExtend (an online learning platform that lets you share your expertise with who you want, when you want) and Cisco Spark (a new tool for synchronously collaborating using a combination of text, multimedia, and video calling), followed by time for Q&A on any of the topics. 

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Designing an award-winning course in Sakai

CIT Events Test - Wed, 2017-10-11 13:00
Technology Engagement Center (TEC)
West Campus

Improve your course by using the Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards rubric.

At 9:30, there will be a 15-minute lightning round on DukeExtend (an online learning platform that lets you share your expertise with who you want, when you want) and Cisco Spark (a new tool for synchronously collaborating using a combination of text, multimedia, and video calling), followed by time for Q&A on any of the topics. 

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Designing an awarding-winning course in Sakai

CIT Events Test - Wed, 2017-10-11 13:00
Technology Engagement Center (TEC)
West Campus

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Improve your course by using the Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards rubric.

At 9:30, there will be a 15-minute lightning round on DukeExtend (an online learning platform that lets you share your expertise with who you want, when you want) and Cisco Spark (a new tool for synchronously collaborating using a combination of text, multimedia, and video calling), followed by time for Q&A on any of the topics. 

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What to Read This Month: October 2017

Blogs Featured Posts (non-pipes) - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

What to Read This Month: October 2017

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Wed, 2017-10-11 11:00

Recommended reads from our New & Noteworthy and Current Literature collections

“The New Education”: Book Talk with Cathy Davidson, Oct. 11

Blogs Featured Posts (non-pipes) - Tue, 2017-10-10 18:25

How to revolutionize the university and prepare students for a world in flux

“The New Education”: Book Talk with Cathy Davidson, Oct. 11

Bogs Featured (for Marine) - Tue, 2017-10-10 18:25

How to revolutionize the university and prepare students for a world in flux

East Campus CIT Office Hours

CIT Events Test - Tue, 2017-10-10 18:00
Lilly Library Computer Lab
East 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.

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Open Studio

All Libcal Events (Huginn Feed) - Tue, 2017-10-10 17:00
Bostock 121 (Murthy Digital Studio)
West Campus

Drop-in consultations and team work time for digital projects. To reserve a specific appointment time with a Digital Scholarship Services staff member, contact askdigital@duke.edu. 

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Open Studio

Bostock 121 (Murthy Digital Studio)
West Campus

Drop-in consultations and team work time for digital projects. To reserve a specific appointment time with a Digital Scholarship Services staff member, contact askdigital@duke.edu. 

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What to Read this Month: October 2017

Humanities - Tue, 2017-10-10 15:02

what to read this month

Check out our New and Noteworthy and Current Literature collections for some good reads* this month!

Universal HarvesterUniversal Harvester by John Darnielle. Just in time for Halloween, Universal Harvester tells the story of a video store clerk who discovers bizarre videos recorded over the store’s VHS tapes. Darnielle is also known for his work as a musician. You can read more about his local band The Mountain Goats here and find a review of this, his second novel, here.

 

 

Family LexiconFamily Lexicon by Natalia Ginzburg. Newly translated from the original Italian by Jenny McPhee, Family Lexicon is an epic saga of family, language, storytelling, and war. First published in 1963, it is set against the backdrop of Mussolini’s rise to power and the tumultuous years of WWII. Ginzburg passed away in 1991, but her autobiographical masterpiece lives on. Check out the review in the New Yorker here.

 

MoonshineMoonshine: A Global History by Kevin R. Kosar is a part of the Edible series. From ancient times to the modern day, Kosar takes the reader on a voyage around the world of DIY distilleries. Stories ranging from amusing to dangerous complete this history of a unique beverage. Spanning the centuries and the globe, this entertaining book will appeal to any food and drink lover who enjoys a little mischief.

 

The ChangelingThe Changeling by Victor LaValle. A new take on a classic tale, this thriller/horror/fantasy novel follows a young father searching for his family. That simple-seeming quest takes him to a forgotten island, a graveyard full of secrets, a forest where immigrant legends still live, and dozens of other places in a wonderful and haunting vision of New York. You can read multiple reviews of The Changeling, from the New York Times, from NPR, or from Tor Books.

 

Affluence without AbundanceAffluence without Abundance by James Suzman. Ever been curious about southern Africa’s San people, also known as the Bushmen? Anthropologist James Suzman documents a proud and private people, introduces unforgettable members of their tribe, and tells the story of the collision between the modern global economy and the oldest hunting and gathering society on Earth. Read an interview with the author and review of the book here.

 

*Selections and descriptions by UNC Field Experience Student Ellen Cline.

 

Creating Effective Video-based Modules for Teaching and Learning

CIT Events Test - Tue, 2017-10-10 13:00
Bostock 024
West Campus

Are you interested in integrating video modules into your teaching to enhance learning? This faculty workshop will teach the processes to plan and create effective video-based learning modules aligned with your teaching goals. Topics covered include: designing learning experiences using best practices, knowing your audience, methods available to create video, video styles, effective visual design, integrating assessments, planning for the implementation and distribution of your video module, and considerations of the learning experience. Participants will create a short demonstration video to experience the process of video creation.

Note: (Optional) Additional consulting time with video experts available from 2:00 - 4:00 pm for interested participants.

Priority is given to Duke undergraduate faculty, with secondary priority to academic staff who work directly with faculty to create learning materials for undergraduate students. Others may register as space allows. 

Light breakfast, coffee and lunch will be provided to those who register by 10/6/2017. 

 

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(S)electing the President [electronic resource] : the perils of democracy

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Author: Mezey, Michael L., author.
Published: New York : Routledge, 2018.

Currently held at: DUKE

Governing Europe in a globalizing world : neoliberalism and its alternatives following the 1973 oil crisis

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Author: Warlouzet, Laurent, author.
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

Currently held at: DUKE

Sex, politics and society : the regulation of sexuality since 1800

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Author: Weeks, Jeffrey, 1945- author.
Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

Currently held at: DUKE

Sociology, curriculum studies and professional knowledge : new perspectives on the work of Michael Young

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Published: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018.

Currently held at: DUKE

Accelerating new food product design and development

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Published: Hoboken, NJ, USA : John Wiley & Sons Ltd and the Institute of Food Technologists, 2017.

Currently held at: DUKE

The age of Netflix : critical essays on streaming media, digital delivery and instant access

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Animal oppression and capitalism

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Published: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE

Arts of being Yorùbá : divination, allegory, tragedy, proverb, panegyric

Endeca eBooks Last Week - Tue, 2017-10-10 00:00

Author: Adéè̳kó̳, Adéléke, author.
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2017]

Currently held at: DUKE