Workshops

Producing Academic Posters that Respect Your Work: 11/5 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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Would you wear sweatpants to a graduation ceremony? Why not? They’re comfortable, easy, and cheap, right? And that’s precisely the point: comfortable, easy, and cheap is a wholly inappropriate look for an occasion that honors hard work, commitment, and attention to detail. An academic poster is no different. Why, after devoting untold hours to excellence…

Copyright Best Practices: 10/29 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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Researching for a paper and wondering how to get permission for a work? Do you even need permission for content used for educational purposes? Come learn more about copyright protections and what you can do with copyrighted content. Presenter: Jennifer Chan Wednesday October 29 12-1PM Full schedule for the Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop Series Norlin…

Music & the Law: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/29

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Can I make an arrangement of that song? Can I put a copy of this score in my dissertation? What are my rights in the song I just wrote? What can I put up on YouTube? How can I find media that is copyright-free? Copyright plays an increasingly important role in the lives of musicians,…

Getting to Inbox Zero: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/22

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Do you have thousands of emails in your inbox? Do your emails sit for days (weeks?!) flagged, started, and marked unread, only to remind you to do something later? This one hour class covers the core principles of getting to inbox zero and staying there. Informed by David Allen’s Getting Things Done system, we will…

Finding Images and Understanding Fair Use: 10/22 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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Looking for images of art, architecture, popular culture, historical events, famous people, or just about anything else?  Discover the libraries’ image resources, containing millions of high quality images. Then, learn how to legally use the images you find. Presenter: Alex Watkins Wednesday October 22 12-1PM Full schedule for the Norlin Learner’s Lunch Workshop Series Norlin Commons…

Name That Tune: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/15

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Want to learn how to use your smartphone to identify the music playing in a restaurant or store? Need help finding a song when all you remember are the lyrics? Ever have a melody stuck in your head that you cannot place? Come to this workshop and learn how to identify music based on a…

Citation Managers: How Do I Choose? | 10/15 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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How do you prefer to read research material? What format does it tend to take? Cloud storage or local? Everyone has their own research process, with their own preferences and needs for reading, storing and accessing relevant materials. In this session, which will focus on reference and citation managers such as Zotero, Mendeley and RefWorks,…

Apps Aplenty for Music Ed: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 10/8

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Apps for iPads and iPhones can help music teachers as well as students and parents to learn and have fun. At this workshop, we’ll highlight apps ranging from tuners and metronomes to SmartMusic and ForScore. Please bring your devices for hands-on learning and your app recommendations to share. Prizes will be awarded for the best…