Wednesday, 04 Oct 2023
This short workshop will teach you 5 things you can do now to save yourself a headache. No prior experience required. Bring a pen, paper, and maybe your laptop.
Thursday, 05 Oct 2023
Understanding the command line can be a powerful skill for digital humanists, but it can be intimidating to get started. This two-part workshop allows participants to build familiarity and confidence with the command line interface, learn the syntax of the command line, develop basic navigation and file manipulation skills, and get experience calling and using programs within the terminal.
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2023
This introduction to GIS for the humanities will present the basic concepts, data sources, and tools for mapping and spatial analysis. Participants will create a map using ArcGIS Online.
Friday, 13 Oct 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming integral to our daily lives and educational environments. Yet, our students need guidance on how to use AI tools ethically and productively, particularly with generative AI tools like ChatGPT. Concurrently, instructors are expressing a strong interest in developing engaging, AI-enhanced activities and assignments while minimizing the risks of AI-facilitated cheating.
Thursday, 19 Oct 2023
Join Associate Professor Geetu Tuteja to uncover the fundamentals of applying for NIH funding. The grant process will be covered and we'll hear from a panel of successful NIH grant awardees about their experiences with NIH funding.
This workshop will introduce the basics of using the free, web-based version of the EndNote citation management system. Participants will be given a demonstration of its use and will have an opportunity for hands-on experience with collecting citations from a variety of online indexes and databases, organizing them within their EndNote library, and using them in Microsoft Word using EndNote's Cite While You Write plugin.
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2023
Do you want to create a website quickly but don't know how to start, or what app to use to achieve a simple data based one? Learn how to use MediaWiki for a simple, full featured website. No prior experience creating and building website is required. MediaWiki uses minimal or no coding and you will have a website created by the time you leave, or you can go create one after the workshop. Get hands on experience that you will be able to apply.
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2023
"You mean I don't have to pay for Photoshop anymore?" Learn about free, open-source alternatives to some of the mostÂ widely used proprietary software for image creation/manipulation, audio, and video editing,Â geographical information systems, statistical analysis, and more. Attendees will have time toÂ pick an open-source software package of their choice to experiment with. Snacks will beÂ provided.
Thursday, 26 Oct 2023
The decisions you make and the records you create as a member of a student organization shape the history of the University. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of physical and digital records management to ensure your organization's history isn't lost or erased. The knowledge and skills you gain in this workshop will empower you to share your story from your perspective by creating, collecting, and preserving your records.
Friday, 27 Oct 2023
Join us as we host Dr. John Robertson from Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops for this engaging workshop. Dr. Robertson will cover many aspects of writing effective grants, pointing out the specific areas that can help your proposals stand out, and highlighting effective grant writing strategies for different agencies.
With an intent of improving teaching and learning, Dr. Awoke Dollisso designed a formative assessment tool on core leadership concepts and gathered data. He was puzzled by the results as they were not consistent with his classroom observations or the student's work. After some modifications to the assessment tool and testing and re-testing, a surprising and instructive pattern emerged.
Join us for a night of horror (and some hilarity) as we celebrate the Halloween season and International Open Access Week with the iconic scary movie "Nosferatu." In addition to the classic Symphony of Horror, we will take a look at a blooper reel of community-created adaptations and reimaginings made possible by its status in the public domain. Free popcorn and soda.
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2023
This workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts of text analysis for working with datasets from novels to transcripts as well as some examples of compelling text analysis projects. Participants will also get hands-on experience exploring and visualizing datasets with tools such as Google Books NGram Viewer and Voyant Tools.