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    • Assisting Students to Develop and Express Thesis Statements in their Argumentative Writing

    • Wednesday, October 17th, 20183:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Across departments and courses, undergraduate and graduate students are frequently assessed on their ability to craft strong thesis statements—or, statements that express the main argumentative position of the paper. Research in Writing Studies, however, points to the many challenges students . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
    • Lunch 'n Learn: Taking Care of Your Brain with Cleaner Eating

    • Thursday, October 18th, 201812:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    • ​Is nurturing a healthy brain important to you? Are you confused about what clean eating means and how it relates to brain health? Join Cindy Silver for a fun group session that will help you put together the facts, learn everyday tips and take away your personal action plan to succeed! Fun and . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Keeping Your Data Tidy: An Introduction to OpenRefine

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Research in its raw form is often messy. OpenRefine is a free tool that scholars can use to examine, clean, and add structure to the information they gather. Learn more about this powerful tool and how it can support your own research.

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Data Analysis in R: Dealing with Dates & Times

    • Thursday, October 18th, 20182:00 pm - 3:15 pm
    • Dates & Times can be tricky data to deal with during analysis. In this workshop (4 of 6 in the series) we take a deeper look at using R for cleaning and analyzing datasets that include dates and times. Session 5: Dealing with Factors Session 6: Visualization & . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 665 (TLC Classroom)
    • Towards a Culture of Respect Training Series: Session 1

    • Thursday, October 18th, 20183:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • The Safe Office and the Office of Title IX are piloting a three session training series this Fall open to students, faculty and staff to better understand their role in campus sexual misconduct prevention and response. Although not required, it is highly encouraged that participants complete all . . .

    • Location: Reynolds Gym A330 Seminar Room
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Active Learning

    • Thursday, October 18th, 20184:00 pm - 5:15 pm
    • All of the recent research into learning and how learning occurs, points to the effectiveness and necessity of actively engaging students in the classroom. It is not enough for instructors to ‘show and tell’ information, answers, processes, etc.; students have to engage with the . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 477
    • Graphic Novel Book Club

    • Friday, October 19th, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Graphic Novel Book Club is a WFU community interest group that meets to discuss graphic novels and comics. Whether you’re new to the format or a lifelong comics & graphic novels fan, join us for entertaining discussion and a chance to discover your next favorite graphic novel! Fall 2018 . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 477
    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 8 dates and times available
    • Zotero is a powerful open-source citations manager and research tool that integrates directly into the Firefox, Chrome or Safari web browser. Participants will learn how to install and start using Zotero to cite sources and create bibliographies in a matter of minutes. This workshop includes . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Discover Training Workshop

    • 4 dates and times available
    • This workshop will review how to submit book orders to the University Bookstore using the Follett Discover tool.

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Annual Benefits Enrollment Assistance - Fall 2018

    • 5 dates and times available
    • Enrollment Assistance Stop by during one of the following times for one-on-one assistance to enroll for benefits. Registration is not required.   Faculty and staff must actively enroll if (1) changing benefit elections and/or dependents, (2) covering an eligible spouse on the medical plan, . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations