Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015
First day of assigned Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.
"The Fashionable Side of STEM," Sara Marcketti, associate professor in the apparel, merchandising and design program and associate director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.
A Game-Based Learning Community discussion with Dr. Lee Sheldon, Associate Professor, the Communication and Media Department and Co-Director of the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York
Mentoring graduate students
Everywhere educators from K-12 to university professors are attempting to negotiate the widening gap between decades-old teaching methods and the parallel-processing and social-networking students of today. They recognize that students seem more focused on video game challenges than their classes, but literal efforts to use video games to teach have met with uncertain success.
You may have noticed the phrase "Digital Humanities" popping up all over the place in the last several years. In this workshop you'll learn what is meant by DH, why it's such an important field, and how you, as a humanist, can make it work for you. Intended for graduate students and faculty in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Seating is limited. Prerequisite required.
Learn how stack laminate and make a small striped table or stool. The first night students will assemble various types of wood with glue and clamps. The second night sand and finish your piece. Leave class with a beautifully variegated functional object for your home.
Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft. Watercolor is easy to use and this class will teach a variety of techniques from realistic to abstract in fun exercises. Experiment with both traditional and liquid watercolors.
Frans Schryer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada, where he taught in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.
Praveen Singh Rathore will screen his 15-minute film "The Last Bhopa" and discuss how development in India has impacted the lives of traditional musicians and artisans, including Bhopas, semi-nomadic priest singers of the folk deities in Rajasthan, India.