home Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Creating a Syllabus

Fridays @ the Library: Creating a Syllabus

Fridays @ the Library: “I’ve Gotta Teach!” Putting Together a Syllabus
Date: Friday, November 10, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: 114A Ellis Library

Now is the time when instructors start thinking about next semester’s classes. Join a diverse panel of instructors in a discussion of strategies for choosing relatable and appropriate course materials and building a syllabus around them.
Noël Kopriva, Science Librarian, Moderator

Register for in person class.

Carol Gilles is an Associate Professor in Reading/Language Arts in the Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum at the University of Missouri. She was an elementary teacher and a middle level Learning Disabilities teacher for 20 years.  She is the co-author of five books and several edited volumes, and has authored articles in the Journal of Adolescence and Adult Literacy, Teacher Education Quarterly, and Action in Teacher Education among many others. She teaches middle school English/Language Arts classes for undergraduates and K-12 literacy courses for graduate students. Her research interests include talk across the curriculum, equity in assessment with a focus on Miscue Analysis and Retrospective Miscue Analysis and Induction programs.

Tim Love is a PhD student in Medieval and Renaissance studies and is based in the English Department. His teaching interests involve diversity education and British literature. His research interests are biblical allusions in 17th century English poetry, and studies in historical & modern racial sterstereotypes. He teaches freshman writing as well as literature courses.

Karthik Panchanathan is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology. Professor Panchanathan’s research interests include the evolution of cooperation, cultural evolution, and the evolution of development. He teaches cultural anthropology, economic and ecological anthropology, the evolution of culture and cooperation, and statistics.

Tim Perry is a Special Collections and Rare Books Librarian in Ellis Library. He holds a doctorate in Classics and a Masters in Information Science from the University of Toronto, and has taught at the University of Toronto and Dartmouth College.  Recent publications have appeared in Italica, Printing History and A Companion to Sport and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity.

Save

Save

TAGS:

Grace Atkins

Grace Atkins is the Outreach & Open Education Librarian at the University of Missouri Libraries. She focuses on increasing the use of Open Educational Resources on campus, engaging with library users, and marketing library services, events, and resources.

home Workshops Fridays @ the Library: Open Educational Resources (OER)

Fridays @ the Library: Open Educational Resources (OER)

Fridays @ the Library: Maximizing Your Research Identity
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: 213 Ellis Library and online

Are your students struggling with the cost of course materials? OER are free, openly licensed educational materials that provide alternatives to traditional textbooks.  Learn more about campus resources that can help you find, create, and use high-quality OER.
Grace Atkins, Outreach Librarian

Register for in person class.

Register for online class.

 

home Workshops Mendeley Workshop

Mendeley Workshop

Fridays @ the Library: Mendeley Workshop
Date: Friday, October 13, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: 213 Ellis Library (in-person only)

Mendeley is a free reference manager that produces citations and bibliographies. It organizes your PDFs into a fully searchable database, allows you to annotate those PDFs, and share them with colleagues. Mendeley is also a social network, helping you discover researchers who share interests and see the papers that interest them.
Presenter: Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

REGISTER HERE

home Workshops Celebrate Ability Week

Celebrate Ability Week

Celebrate Ability Week, which celebrates disability awareness and culture at the University of Missouri, is October 2nd – 6th this year.
For the second year in a row, Ellis Library has partnered with the Disability Center to purchase a video and screening rights. The documentary Notes on Blindness will be screened on Thursday, October 5th, from 8 – 10 pm in the MU Student Center at The Shack. The film explores how theologian John Hull adjusted to losing his sight as an adult. Watch the trailer, or check the DVD out after Celebrate Ability Week at Ellis Library.
For more information on events during Celebrate Ability Week, visit the Disability Center’s calendar.
TAGS:

Jennifer Gravley

I am a Research and Instruction Librarian with a background in creative writing.

home Workshops EndNote Workshop

EndNote Workshop

Fridays @ the Library:
EndNote Workshop

Date: Friday, October 6, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: 213 Ellis Library (in-person only)

EndNote is a powerful program for storing citation data and producing in-text citations and bibliographies in thousands of standard and journal-specific formats. Learn how to put this tool to work for your academic writing.
Presenter: Michael Muchow, Humanities Librarian

REGISTER HERE

TAGS:

Grace Atkins

Grace Atkins is the Outreach & Open Education Librarian at the University of Missouri Libraries. She focuses on increasing the use of Open Educational Resources on campus, engaging with library users, and marketing library services, events, and resources.

home Workshops Special Collections & Archives Workshop

Special Collections & Archives Workshop

Friday, Sept. 29 1-2pm
Learn how to find rare and unique materials in Special Collections and University Archives, and integrate them into research and teaching. Explore physical and digitized resources, as well as strategies for conducting primary source research.

Date: Friday, September 29, 2017
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: 213 Ellis Library
Presenters: 
Tim Perry, Special Collections Librarian
Gary Cox, Public Services Archivist

REGISTER HERE: tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops

TAGS:

Grace Atkins

Grace Atkins is the Outreach & Open Education Librarian at the University of Missouri Libraries. She focuses on increasing the use of Open Educational Resources on campus, engaging with library users, and marketing library services, events, and resources.

home Ellis Library, Workshops LibWIS Wednesdays: Library Workshops for International Students

LibWIS Wednesdays: Library Workshops for International Students

What is LibWIS?

LibWIS means Library Workshops for International Students. These no-registration sessions are open to anyone, but international students are particularly encouraged to attend. Here are the dates for the remaining workshops this semester. Come to one or all of the workshops! You may bring your own laptop or use the desktops located in the classroom, Ellis Library, Room 4D11.

Introduction to Research
Wednesday, September 27
3:15-4:15 pm, Ellis Library Room 4D11

Learn how to find books in our library and how to request books from other libraries. Learn how to do basic research to find peer-reviewed journal articles.

Advanced Research
Wednesday, October 11
3:15-4:15 pm, Ellis Library Room 4D11

Discover which library resources are best for YOUR specific research. Learn time-saving tips for effective searching to find the research articles, reports, and other materials you need.

Plagiarism: What Is It & How to Avoid It
Wednesday, October 25
3:15-4:15 pm, Ellis Library Room 4D11

Your class syllabus has a statement about “academic dishonesty” and “academic integrity.” What does this mean at MU? Plagiarism is an important—but sometimes confusing—issue for domestic and international students alike. Many people unknowingly commit plagiarism when writing their papers. Join us to learn how to identify and avoid plagiarism in your academic writing. We will look at common errors in citing resources, paraphrasing, and summarizing research as well as how to correct those errors and prevent plagiarism in your academic work.

Zotero  (New in the LibWIS series this semester!)
Wednesday, November 8
3:15-4:15 pm, Ellis Library Room 4D11

Zotero is a free, open source computer program that provides space to store your citations and then formats them in hundreds of different citation styles as you write your paper, article, or dissertation. Join us as we discuss how to use Zotero in your writing.
We encourage you to bring your own laptop to this session and have Zotero downloaded on your laptop before coming. (Get assistance downloading Zotero at the Ellis Library Reference Desk.)

Topic to Be Announced
Wednesday, November 29
3:15-4:15 pm, Ellis Library Room 4D11

 

Save

Save

home Workshops How to Fact-Check & Verify the News

How to Fact-Check & Verify the News

Sept. 22  1– 2 p.m.
It is your responsibility as a news consumer to be critical and skeptical. This session will share fact-checking and verification techniques to assist you in determining whether what you are reading online is fact or fake.
Sandy Schiefer, Missourian Newspaper Librarian

Workshop is offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face in Rm. 213 Ellis Library and live online.
To Register: tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops

home Workshops Search Techniques for the Literature Review

Search Techniques for the Literature Review

Search Techniques for the Literature Review
Sept. 15  1– 2 p.m.

Get the results you want by learning key features of database searching. We’ll focus on practical techniques that save you time and effort in gathering sources for your literature review. Key interdisciplinary databases will be featured.
Rebecca Graves, HSL Educational Services Librarian
Taira Meadowcroft, HSL Informational Services Librarian

Workshop is offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face in Rm. 213 Ellis Library and live online.
To Register: tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops

home Workshops Friday @ the Library Workshop, Sept. 1

Friday @ the Library Workshop, Sept. 1

Staying Ahead of the Curve
Sept. 1  1– 2 p.m.
University Libraries has a variety of tools, information resources, collections, and services to assist with your instruction and research. Learn how other faculty and students are using the Libraries, and how they can best benefit you.
Kimberly Moeller, Social Sciences Librarian

All workshops are offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face in Rm. 213 Ellis Library and live online.
To Register: tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops