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Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
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October 2018

Learning Objects

Thursday, October 11th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

Lunch and Learn Have you a concept in your discipline that is so difficult and complex that students have a hard time grasping it? Sometimes a learning object can provide that clear illustration of how all the parts work together. They can also be programmed to assess how well that concept is being grasped. You might consider providing the concept guidance for a learning object that helps to demonstrate, explain and potentially assess grasp of the concept. One of Manitoba…

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T22 Moodle Tune Up

Friday, October 12th, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

Glen Gross, Learning Technology Specialist: Every course you teach at BU kills trees. Text books, essays, and quizzes all contribute to the problem. Do you recycle? Are you green in other areas of your life? Challenging yourself to be paperless could be the single biggest contribution you could personally make to our planet. Learn how to accept and grade assignments using the Moodle Assignment tool. Glen will be on hand for other Moodle questions and adjustments following his presentation. Register…

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T22 Save Time Marking

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

Moodle Rubric marking can save you time in marking assignments, giving feedback and securely communicating the results to students. Curt Shoultz will briefly outline the steps, then be on hand to help each participant sort through their own Moodle Rubric marking assignment set up. Please email shoultzc@brandonu.ca to indicate participation.

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T22 Save Time marking

Friday, October 19th, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

Moodle Rubric marking can save you time in marking assignments, giving feedback and securely communicating the results to students. in this Take 22 Curt Shoultz will briefly outline the steps, then be on hand to help each participant sort through their own Moodle Rubric marking assignment set up. Please email shoultzc@brandonu.ca to indicate participation.

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MS Outlook 2016 (Practical Features & Functions)

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. In this brief session, participants will explore practical features and functions for managing email, calendars and contacts in MS Outlook 2016. Workshop Facilitator: Shannon Downey, Administrative Officer to the VP (A & P)

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Predatory Publishers

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

For every party there is a party crasher who pretends they belong. In the case of Open Access, there are Predatory Publishers pretending to be real publishers. Come learn more about them.

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What you need to know in order to Openly Share Research Data

Thursday, October 25th, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

Sharing data can seem complicated. It is also increasingly important to those who fund research. If you need to share your data, this session will provide you with the information and tools you need in order to do so.

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De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations

Friday, October 26th, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations (1-day workshop) Friday, October 26 (9:00 - 4:00) Convergys Learning Centre, Main Floor - BU Library Facilitated by: Mike Labrun, Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute Workshop Fee: $50 (Unit Heads are encouraged to cover the cost on behalf of their faculty and staff) The training will explore how anger and violence interplay, including opportunities for self-assessment of personal communication styles.  Participants will develop a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond…

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WordPress Basics

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. This hour and a half session will cover the basics of editing and updating your BU site content using the powerful WordPress content management system. Workshop Facilitator: Craig Cesmystruk, BU Web Content Editor

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November 2018

WordPress Basics

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. This hour and a half session will cover the basics of editing and updating your BU site content using the powerful WordPress content management system. Workshop Facilitator: Craig Cesmystruk, BU Web Content Editor

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January 2019

Launch of IRBU: Institutional Repository at Brandon University

Tuesday, January 29th @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

Brandon University is gaining an online institutional repository — a place to store and access digital copies of all our important files. From research results to university documents and publications, from journals to theses, there will be a home in the new permanent repository. This is a big improvement for BU, and we're proud to launch it. To celebrate, the John E. Robbins Library & S.J. McKee Archives invite you to enjoy a Wine & Cheese celebration with colleagues. This…

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February 2019

MS Word 2016 (Practical Features & Functions)

Thursday, February 7th @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. In this brief session, participants will be introduced to practical features and functions in MS Word 2016 that can help you create and format documents with ease. Workshop Facilitator: Shannon Downey, Administrative Officer to the VP (A & P)

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CANCELLED: MS Outlook 2016 (Practical Features & Functions)

Tuesday, February 12th @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. In this brief session, participants will explore practical features and functions for managing email, calendars and contacts in MS Outlook 2016. Workshop Facilitator: Shannon Downey, Administrative Officer to the VP (A & P)

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May 2019

Creating Fillable Forms in MS Word 2016

Friday, May 17th @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

This internal event is open to BU faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. In this 1.5 hour workshop, you will learn to create forms in MS Word 2016 that others can fill out electronically.  By the end of the session, you will have the opportunity to create a form that includes features such as check boxes, text boxes, date pickers, and drop-down lists. Creating Fillable Forms in MS Word 2016 Friday, May 17 9:30 -…

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October 2019

WordPress Basics

Tuesday, October 29th @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. This hour session will cover the basics of editing and updating your BU site content using the powerful WordPress content management system. Workshop Facilitator: Craig Cesmystruk, BU Web Content Editor Accessibility Considerations? If you have an accessibility question or need, please contact Erica Brown at browne@brandonu.ca or (204) 727-7494 in advance so appropriate arrangements can be made. To Register: In…

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November 2019

Promote Your Event @ BU Events Calendar

Tuesday, November 19th @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

THIS INTERNAL WORKSHOP IS AVAILABLE TO BU EMPLOYEES. The BU Events Calendar keeps the campus and broader community up-to-date on all the different events happening on campus.  Don't miss this opportunity to learn about how you can make the most of the calendar for your promotion and registration needs. Facilitator: Craig Cesmystruk, BU Web Content Editor Accessibility Considerations?  If you have any accessibility needs or questions, please contact Erica Brown at browne@brandonu.ca or (204) 727-7494. To Register: In the field…

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December 2019

Take 22 – Faculty Come & Go – Open Educational Resources

Monday, December 9th @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

Come chat with Campus Manitoba's Open Education team.  Check out printed copies of Open Educational Resources (OERs), browse the online repository, and learn more about the growing Open Education movement in Manitoba.  The Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative was founded in 2015, with the goal of increasing access to post-secondary education through the use of OERs:  free, peer-reviewed learning materials that enhance the quality of teaching and learning.

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Take 22 – Faculty Come & Go – Open Educational Resources

Wednesday, December 11th @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

Come chat with Campus Manitoba's Open Education team.  Check out printed copies of Open Educational Resources (OERs), browse the online repository, and learn more about the growing Open Education movement in Manitoba.  The Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative was founded in 2015, with the goal of increasing access to post-secondary education through the use of OERs:  free, peer-reviewed learning materials that enhance the quality of teaching and learning.

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