Workshops

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…

Effective Collaboration and Productivity with Trello: 10/1 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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Are you looking to jump start your team’s collaboration, project management, and your own personal task management? Come learn about Trello, a free, easy-to-use, and powerful web-based tool. At its simplest, Trello is an online version of a whiteboard with sticky notes. It offers many powerful features including comments, checklists, due dates, file attachments, notifications,…

So Long to CDs: Learner’s Lunch @ Music 9/24

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Overwhelmed by all the streaming music services out there? Are you wondering about the differences between Pandora and Spotify? Rdio and iTunes Radio? Are you curious which is best for you and your musical tastes, and how you can manage your own listening library? And which apps should you use for listening on the go?…

Using Evernote to Manage Your Stuff: 9/24 Norlin Learner’s Lunch

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Evernote is a free system available on browsers and mobile devices that bills itself as the tool to capture anything, access it anywhere, and find it fast. In this session, the presenter will demonstrate several of Evernote’s features for managing texts, sounds, images, and handwriting. Those features could be quite useful in note-taking and also…