Library Workshops

Events

  • Friday, April 10, 2015
    Workshop: Designing and Printing Posters with PowerPoint
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Whether you need it for a class or a conference, this workshop will walk you through the basics designing a poster with Microsoft PowerPoint. We will cover basic options, settings and techniques for this easy-to-use program, as well as preparing your design for printing.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
    Free Education Apps for iPad
    6:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Learn about a variety of free educational apps for iPad for students, teachers, and general classroom use.
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
    Concept Map Tools to Support Teaching and Learning
    11:00 am-12:30 pm
    Join us in this interactive session as we explore Concept Maps and Mind Maps and tools to support teaching and learning. Examples for the classroom include - sharing a visual view of a narrative or research topic; creating a visual story outline; inviting students to create a Concept Map as a tool to organize ideas. We will dive in and explore CMap, a free Concept Map tool available for download.
  • Friday, April 17, 2015
    Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations: Part 1: Grantseeking basics
    1:00 pm-2:30 pm
    Sessions will include an orientation to the Collection, background on the world of grantmaking, information on how to build a credible nonprofit organization, as well as general grantseeking tips. This workshop is suitable for staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations. Printed materials will be available; online versions are available below.
  • Friday, April 17, 2015
    Intro to Foundation Grants for Non-Profit Organizations : Part 2: Finding Funders
    2:45 pm-4:00 pm
    Gain hands-on experience using the Foundation Center’s flagship database, the Foundation Directory Online. There will also be hands-on training on 1-3 other databases, including Foundations in Wisconsin and COS Pivot. Those new to grants research should consider taking the session with Part I. Printed materials will be available; online versions are available below.
  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    Funding: A Grants Overview
    3268 Ebling Library
    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    Participants search for government and private funding opportunities for health sciences and medical research using a variety of databases; set up accounts; and use resources to track funding outcomes.

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