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October 2019

Active Learning Techniques CoP

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fernald Room 202, 157-169 Munson Rd
Orono, ME 04473 United States

Thursday, October 17th, 10:00-11:30am Note: Registration for attendance is required. Register for the Active Learning CoP here!

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Graduate Teaching Boot Camp

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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BioME Annual Conference

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Southern Maine, 96 Falmouth Street
Portland, ME 04103 United States
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The University of Maine Graduate School is attending the BioME Annual Conference! Come visit us to learn more about our 100 distinctive degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, and master’s, doctoral, and Professional Science Master’s degrees, as well as Certificates of Advanced Study. With 16 major research centers and institutes, more than 100 individual labs, and state-of-the-art technology throughout campus, UMaine offers opportunity for faculty collaboration and real-world application. The University also boasts one of the lowest…

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Graduate Teaching Academy: Backwards Design

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An Introduction to Kaltura and Using Video in Teaching

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED.  The original date 10/11 has been changed for 10/18. This training will offer an overview of the features of UMaine’s video storage and streaming platform: Kaltura. We will discuss creative ways to use video in your teaching and share ideas about using video to improve student learning, such as using video feedback for students, working with video content, making and using video quizzes and using the built-in desktop recorder: Kaltura Capture. If possible,…

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Stodder Hall Weekly Academic Writing Group

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 8, 2019

Stodder Hall Room 57, Stodder Hall
Orono,
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Every Sunday,  starting September 15, will be the Writing Group meeting of the Stodder Academic. It will be in room 57 from 3-5pm. It is open to *all UMaine graduate students.* The purpose of the group is to dedicate time every week to work on your various academic writing projects (thesis, dissertation, manuscript, term paper, etc). This is a way to have some dedicated time to steadily work on your writing. We start with a brief check-in (i.e., "What's everyone…

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“Teach Students How to Learn” CoP/Book Club

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
102 Fernald Hall, 102 Fernald Hall
Orono, 04469

Monday, October 21st, 12:00-1:00pm Note: Registration for attendance is required. Register for the “Teaching Students How to Learn” CoP/Book Club here!

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Picking a Citation Manager

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Large research projects, especially theses and dissertations, involve extensive use of a variety of publications. It’s difficult to locate and organize these materials and their citations, and to represent these references in the required format. Citation managers can be a big help on this side of the research process. This semester, Fogler Library will host both general citation management workshops and workshops focused on specific citation managers (Zotero and Mendeley). For information about other workshops, visit our event calendar.

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University of Maine at Machias Graduate School Open House

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Maine at Machias, 116 O'Brien Ave
Machias, ME 04654 United States
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The University of Maine Graduate School staff is hosting a special open house for UMM students about pursuing a graduate degree at UMaine. We’ll be on campus beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22  to answer all your questions about the application process and to talk about our 100 distinctive degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, and master’s, doctoral, and Professional Science Master’s degrees, as well as Certificates of Advanced Study. With 16 major research centers…

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Formatting a Manuscript with LaTeX

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop will provide an introduction to LaTeX typesetting. Participants will learn the basics of formatting a manuscript using LaTeX, including basic layout, tables, mathematical formulas, graphics, tables of contents, references, indices, and bibliographies. Time permitting, we will also go over putting together presentations using LaTeX and/or using multiple fonts and languages. We recommend bringing laptops with LaTeX already installed and a piece of writing that you would like to format. For Windows and Mac users, the free TeX Live…

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IMSD’s Annual Sciences Graduate School Fair

October 23 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
UMass Boston, 100 William T Morrissey Blvd
Boston, ME 02125 United States
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The University of Maine Graduate School is attending the IMSD's Annual Sciences Graduate School Fair! Come visit us at the fair in the Campus Center Ballroom A to learn more about our 100 distinctive degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, and master’s, doctoral, and Professional Science Master’s degrees, as well as Certificates of Advanced Study. With 16 major research centers and institutes, more than 100 individual labs, and state-of-the-art technology throughout campus, UMaine offers opportunity for faculty…

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Fundamentals of College Teaching CoP/Track: Backwards Design

October 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Using Backwards Design (Wiggins and McTighe, 1998) in your course provides a clear roadmap for your students to understand what will be expected of them in the course, how learning will be measured and what opportunities to learn will be provided.  As faculty, it also provides clear organization for your course and ensures that your student learning outcomes are being achieved. In this workshop we will practice the application of backwards design in your course and discuss the benefits of…

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Science of Learning CoP

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
102 Fernald Hall, 102 Fernald Hall
Orono, 04469

This group meets monthly to discuss issues around the science of learning and how this affects our roles as instructors. The meeting typically lasts 1hr with the last thirty minutes as optional.   NOTE: This CoP is currently full for Fall, 2019. Click here to visit the Communities of Practice page to check out other CoPs!

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Stodder Hall Weekly Academic Writing Group

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 8, 2019

Stodder Hall Room 57, Stodder Hall
Orono,
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Every Sunday,  starting September 15, will be the Writing Group meeting of the Stodder Academic. It will be in room 57 from 3-5pm. It is open to *all UMaine graduate students.* The purpose of the group is to dedicate time every week to work on your various academic writing projects (thesis, dissertation, manuscript, term paper, etc). This is a way to have some dedicated time to steadily work on your writing. We start with a brief check-in (i.e., "What's everyone…

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Zotero: Getting Started

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1 Orono, ME United States

Large research projects, especially theses and dissertations, involve extensive use of a variety of publications. It’s difficult to locate and organize these materials and their citations, and to represent these references in the required format. Citation managers can be a big help on this side of the research process. This semester, Fogler Library will host both general citation management workshops and workshops focused on specific citation managers (Zotero and Mendeley). For information about other workshops, visit our event calendar.

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