March, 2013 Events

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March, 2013 Events

The (not really) Secret Life of Wikipedia

Cliff Lampe, Assistant Professor in the School of Information, discusses the various social structures that have evolved in Wikipedia, and how these processes affect the quality of content that appears on Wikipedia.

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Date & Time
March 11, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Talk

Lightning Talks: What Open Education Means to Me

Students and staff from across the University of Michigan share their ten-minute stories about using or creating resources that are shared and reused across institutions or about using participatory, collaborative or transparent practices in education or research settings.

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Date & Time
March 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Location
Clark Library, 2nd floor, workshop space
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Event Type
Talk

Interactive Discussion: Reflecting on Online Learning

Join this conversation about experiences teaching and using online course offerings at U-M. The use of recorded lectures, video conferencing and screencasts are now accepted ways to provide anytime, anywhere learning opportunities to complement classroom experiences.

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Date & Time
March 13, 2013 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location
Shapiro Undergraduate Library, First floor, Center for Entrepreneurship space
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Event Type
Discussion

Publish Not Perish: Faculty Advice for New Academic Authors

Stack of books

Are you an undergraduate, graduate student, or faculty member interested in learning more about academic publishing? Please join us for a distinguished panel of faculty members from across the disciplines who will discuss the academic publishing experience for aspiring authors from a variety of viewpoints.

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Date & Time
March 14, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location
Gallery, 100 Hatcher Graduate Library
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Event Type
Panel Discussion

Connected Learning Kick-off Event

Join us for a half day event to start a campus-wide discussion about connected learning environments. In order to ground our conversation, results from a semester-long research study investigating Design Lab 1 will be presented along with several themes emerging from the findings.

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Date & Time
March 15, 2013 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Discussion

Study Abroad Presentation and Q & A

CGIS Study Abroad Presentation
CGIS Study Abroad Presentation

Join students and staff from CGIS (Center for Global and Intercultural Study) to learn all you wanted to learn about Global Study and Study Abroad opportunities for undergraduate students. Cookies, brownies and coffee will be provided!

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Date & Time
March 19, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location
Bert's Study Lounge, First Floor
Event Type
Talk

Unveiling the Secrets of Greek Manuscripts in American Libraries

End of the Gospel according to John, 13th c. Mich. Ms. 25
End of the Gospel according to John,
13th c. Mich. Ms. 25

Dr. Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann describes her project of cataloging Greek manuscripts in American Libraries and then focuses on the University of Michigan collection and the results of her research to date.

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Date & Time
March 21, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Event Type
Lecture

Emergent Research: Women's Incarceration

Photo of Carol Jacobsen

Carol Jacobsen will speak about "Women's Incarceration: Research and Creative Resistance." She will discuss her research, teaching and advocacy methods in connection with efforts to free incarcerated women who were wrongly convicted for killing abusers in self-defense as well as efforts for human rights for all women in prison.

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Date & Time
March 25, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Gallery, Room 100
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Event Type
Lecture

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