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Fall 2013 Tech Talk Series Open for Registration

All workshops are free and lunch is provided!

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 nvivoNVivo: Qualitative Research Tools 

Presenter: TBA
 Wednesday, September 25th, 11:45-12:45pm
Location: CIT Lab, room 10, School of Education

QSR International is conducting a complimentary webinar: Using NVivo as a Research Tool.

What you will learn:

• An overview of the key features of NVivo software
• How NVivo supports qualitative and mixed methods research
• Using NVivo for writing robust literature reviews
• NVivo for grant writing and research proposal development, data management and analysis, and manuscript preparation
• NVivo provides a platform to collaborate with colleagues or your research team in real time

Using real data from a Duke University study of the impact of coastal environmental change on residents’ lives, we will demonstrate how NVivo software works with different types of data such as interviews, focus groups, video, surveys, and social media.

The webinar (approximately one hour) is planned as an interactive session, comments and questions are welcomed. 


Innovation2013 Technology Innovators in Teaching

   Presenters: Jeremy Howell and Vito Ferrente
Wednesday, October 2nd, 11:45am-12:45pm
Location: CIT Lab, room 010, School of Education

Join the 2013 CIT Innovation in Teaching with Technology Award recipients as they discuss their use of technology in their courses. Jeremy Howell,  Professor of Sports Management in the College of Arts and Sciences, will share his use of a variety of technologies to teach a blended graduate course. Jeremy will discuss his use of blogging, discussion boards, twitter feeds, wiki group project work, and  video conferencing as tools to teach and stay connected with his students. Vito Ferrente, adjunct faculty in Teacher Education in the School of Education, will discuss his experiences using the Flipped Classroom model of instruction in both high school and in higher ed.


Canvas LMSCanvas: Faculty Experiences

  Presenters: George DeVries and Rebecca Gordon (Arts and Sciences); Amy Gilgan (Gleeson Library)
Wednesday, October 16th, 11:45am-12:45pm
Location: CIT Lab, room 10, School of Education

Join us at this informative workshop on faculty use of Canvas during the Fall semester. Learn how they migrated from Blackboard to Canvas, their approach to learning the new system, and the tools that they have incorporated into their courses.