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'Faculty Workshops' Archive

LITS Launches Office 365 Learning Opportunities!

Posted March 28, 2016

In late May 2016, the Bryn Mawr College community will begin using Office 365 as the new email and calendar platform. We know this is a big change, and we’re pleased to offer a rich program of learning opportunities that will help ease your transition and help you become familiar with some of the new and exciting supported […]

Tech Talk TOMORROW 3/8: Medieval Nuns on WordPress – Reanimating a Bryn Mawr Manuscript

Posted March 7, 2016

Tech Talk: Medieval Nuns on WordPress – Reanimating a Bryn Mawr Manuscript March 8, 2016 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Quita Woodward Room, Thomas Hall. Visit the event page to register. As a graduate assistant in Special Collections, Nava Streiter built a website to present a medieval manuscript that contains prayers and music for a series […]

Tech Talk: Teaching with (by Adding to) Wikipedia 2/16 4:30pm

Posted February 9, 2016

The Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education and LITS are pleased to partner with the Wiki Education Foundation to discuss​ how and why instructors might consider building Wikipedia assignments into coursework. Tuesday, February 16th at 4:30 p.m. Quita Woodward Room To register: Jami Mathewson, Educational Partnerships Manager at Wiki Ed, will introduce the resources […]

January Workshops and Tech Talk for Faculty, Staff and Graduate Students!

Posted January 5, 2016

Bryn Mawr faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to join us for a number of academic technology related events this month. For more information and to register, click on the event title in the list below or go to our Academic Technology Events Calendar (Links not working? Cut and paste this URL into your […]

Gaming Events in the Libraries! 12/4 and 12/5

Posted December 3, 2015

Join us for a mini-series of gaming events in the Bryn Mawr Libraries! Friday Finds 12/4, 3:30pm in the Special Collections Seminar Room We’ll pull out a selection of historical board games, card games, and books on games from Special Collections. There will be a short introduction to the games by staff, time for questions, […]

Tech Talk: Creative Ways to Make up Missed Classes

Posted December 1, 2015

Date: December 1, 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Quita Woodward Room, Thomas Hall Are you tired of canceled classes due to bad weather, conferences, or illness? In this tech talk, we will be sharing creative ways for faculty members to make up missed classes. Come prepared to share and learn from one of our […]

Sign up for Fall Presentation Skills Workshop Series

Posted October 23, 2015

Are you interested in learning specific skills to help you better use presentation tools? Would you like to further develop your ability to effectively communicate your ideas? Come join a cross-departmental group of staff and faculty with a passion for presenting and enabling effective communication as we explore 6 diverse topics this fall as part […]

Friday Finds 10/30: Assembling the Image

Posted October 22, 2015

Join us next Friday, October 30, at 3:00 p.m. for the second Friday Finds of the semester, “Assembling the Image.” History of Art graduate student Rachel Dressel will discuss her exhibition, which grew out of work that she did this summer on a series of prints in the gift from Howard and Jacquelin Koldin Levine. Friday […]

Personal Digital Archiving Day! 10/21 4:30-6

Posted October 20, 2015

Is Instagram the new scrapbook? Is Facebook the new diary? Join LITS and SGA for the Second Annual Personal Digital Archiving Day on October 21st from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. in Canaday 205. Increasingly our possessions and our communications are no longer physical material, they’re digital and they are dependent on technology to make them […]

Tech Talk: Dealing with E-mail Overload: 11/3 4pm

Posted October 14, 2015

Drowning in a sea of e-mail? You are not alone. In this tech talk we will discuss and share ways to manage the onslaught, ranging from personal strategies, to creative use of Zimbra features, to “supply-side” strategies. Open to all interested faculty, staff and graduate students. Date: November 3, 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm Location: […]

Learning about the Improved Communications Center (Webmail)

Posted July 9, 2015

Two types of educational opportunities will be offered to assist Bryn Mawr staff and faculty in the transition to the upgraded Communications Center (Webmail): Preview Sessions: Scheduled prior to the upgrade, the Preview Session will consist of a brief overview of the updated interface and the new and improved features of Zimbra 8.6 to help […]

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