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10:00 am

Improving Efficiencies using MS Word 2016 (PC Users)

Thursday, September 26th @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Convergys Learning Centre, Main Floor – BU Library

THIS INTERNAL WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO BU EMPLOYEES. Explore some unique tricks/features available in Microsoft Word that you can use to improve efficiency and apply “polish” to your professional documents. Quick Parts and Auto Text How to save and insert “standard language”. How to apply Auto Text; for example, spelling out acronyms without having to […]

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10:10 am

Essay Basics

Thursday, September 26th @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005

After this workshop, students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function. Along with the basic structure this workshop will cover the following: purpose of the essay, selecting and narrowing a topic, levels of English and use of scholarly language, formulating a thesis statement […]

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1:00 pm

Bystander Training

Thursday, September 26th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Health Studies Complex, Room 129

Bringing in the Bystander: A Prevention Workshop for Establishing a Community of Responsibility ®, developed at the University of New Hampshire, and first used in Canada by the University of Windsor, is a workshop designed to encourage participants to see themselves as bystanders who might safely intervene to prevent a sexual assault before it occurs. […]

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1:40 pm

Taking Lecture Notes

Thursday, September 26th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005

Active listening and being able to judge what is important is a skill needed in most careers. Practice taking notes in a lecture with & without PowerPoint slides or handouts.

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