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September 2017

Family and Friends Weekend

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Maine Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map

Join the Division of Student Life in welcoming back family members and friends of current UMaine black bears. Visit umaine.edu/studentlife/familyandfriends for all event details.

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Using Zoom in your Classroom

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Zoom is a video and web conferencing software that shares many of the features of Adobe Connect, allows you to record your sessions, and even transfer these recording directly to our new video streaming platform Kaltura. UMaine Online faculty are eligible to use Zoom to manage the synchronous components of their online courses, hold virtual office hours, and promote virtual student collaboration. This workshop will support faculty teaching with Zoom. We will explore how to set up your Zoom account,…

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Using and making videos in your classroom: Kaltura and CaptureSpace

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We will explore the new video platform Kaltura by working with video in classroom content, making and using video quizzes to improve student learning, and using the built-in desktop recorder: CaptureSpace. We will discuss effective ways to use video in your teaching and share ideas about using video to improve student learning, such as using video feedback for students. It is highly recommended that you have used Kaltura or attended the Introduction to Kaltura in Blackboard workshop.If possible, please bring…

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Universal Design and Student Accessibility: Improve learning and increase access for your students

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We will review the concepts of Universal Design, and the basic responsibilities of university faculty to ensure accessibility for their students. We will next explore available technologies that can ensure all students can access and learn from your presentations, discussions, and materials. We will also discuss emerging issues and approaches to working with students with disabilities. Register Here

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Blackboard Grade Center

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop Blackboard users will take an in-depth look the Grade Center. By the end of this training you will be able to: -Organize columns, categories, and views -Manage calculations, manual grading, student attempts -Use statistics, reports and item discrimination to inform your teaching It is strongly recommended the participants have attended an Intro to Blackboard training, or are current users of Blackboard.  These sessions typically run 1-1.5hrs.  If possible, please bring a laptop computer to the training session…

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October 2017

Fall break begins

October 9

For the full 2017–2018 Academic Year Calendar, click here.

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Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 21, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on January 18, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 13, 2018 at 10:00am

Fogler Library Classroom Orono, ME United States + Google Map

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Fogler Library are sponsoring “Grants 101: Seeking, Analyzing, and Writing Basics” throughout the academic year 2017-2018. At the workshop, you will: search for grants in PIVOT analyze an agency’s Request for Proposals learn Grant Writing Basics RSVP for a Grants 101 Workshop October 10, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. November 21, 2017, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet using this form. January 18, 2018, 10am-12pm Space is limited. Please RSVP to Jen Bonnet…

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Classes resume

October 11

For the full 2017–2018 Academic Year Calendar, click here.

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Artists’ Reception: Maine Stone

October 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Lord Hall Gallery, Lord Hall, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Exhibition runs Oct. 6–Nov. 17, 2017 at Lord Hall Gallery of Art.  

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2017 Graduate and Professional Programs Open House

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stodder Hall, 5775 Stodder Hall
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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The University of Maine Graduate School will host a Graduate and Professional Programs Open House from 4–6 p.m., Wednesday, October 18th, in Stodder Hall. Those interested in pursuing a graduate education at UMaine are encouraged to attend. The school offers doctorate degrees in 30 areas of study, and a master’s degree can be earned in more than 75 areas, ranging from the arts, sciences, and engineering, to professional degrees in the fields of business, education, nursing, communication sciences and disorders,…

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