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Workshops

Register for the following workshops through the CTE website.

Embedding in Desire2Learn: Drop-in Sessions

August 29, 11-1pm, TLC 321

September 5, 11-1pm, TLC 321

Drop-in and work one-on-one with a librarian to integrate online articles, books, and videos into your Desire2Learn course site.

Knowledge is Power - Discover LCC's 21st Century Library

August 26 12-1:30pm, TLC 224, Library

November 12, 3:30-5pm, M124B West Campus

Join the LCC Librarians to learn what resources, technology, and services the Library has to offer faculty and students. The offerings include books, articles, Kindles, iPads, discovery tools, databases, research guides, and more!

Survey Says: Student, Faculty, and Librarian Perspectives on Research Assignments

September 10, 3-4pm, TLC 326

This workshop will present various perspectives on student research gleaned from surveys within the LCC community as well as national scholarship. A panel and participant discussion will focus on challenges that students face with research and how faculty can help students become more confident researchers.

No Shelf Required! Using eBooks

September 16, 10:30-11:30pm, TLC 321

October 14, 4:30-5:30pm, M124B, West Campus

Did you know that the Library has over 110,000 eBooks that are accessible both on and off-campus? Discover how Library eBook titles can be located and read on multiple electronic devices, as well as how to embed eBooks into Desire2Learn courses and use them as supplemental or required reading.

Beyond YouTube: Streaming Videos that Support Course Content

September 24, 1:30-2:30pm, TLC 321

October 2, 3:30-4:30pm, M124B, West Campus

Looking for videos to help your students understand curriculum concepts? Discover educational videos available in the streaming video databases Films On Demand and NBC Learn. Learn how to link and embed specific videos into your Desire2Learn courses

From PowerPoint to Civil Exam Prep: Skill Tutorials & Practice Tests

September 30, 10:30-11:30am, TLC 321

October 23, 4:30-5:30pm, M124B, West Campus

Discover online tutorials and practice tests available in the Learning Express Library database, such as tutorials for Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. There are practice exams for Accuplacer, US Citizenship, and for occupational exams in fields such as Electrical and Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Additionally, there are tutorials for test-taking and workplace skills.

I Can't Believe It's Not Google: Using the Library's New Search Tool

October 7, 12:30-1:30pm, TLC 321

November 18, 4:30-5:30pm, M124B, West Campus

Learn about a new Library search tool, OneSearch, which can help you and your students quickly find articles, books, and multimedia from multiple research databases and the Library catalog. Also learn how to create a search box for your Desire2Learn course which students can use to find discipline-specific resources.

Head, Shoulders, Knees, Toes - It's all in Anatomy TV!

October 29, 12-1pm, TLC 321

Learn how you are put together with the Anatomy TV database! Explore a detailed interactive 3-D model of the human body, rotate the model, and peel away layers. Also, hear how some faculty members are using Anatomy TV in their courses.

Howdy Partner! Program Faculty and Instructional Librarians Collaborate to Support Student Success

October 21, 11:30-12:30pm, TLC 321

November 24, 3-4pm, M124B West Campus

Learn how librarians have teamed up with faculty to create program and course specific research guides. Also explore guides designed for all students, such as the Career and Student Success Guide.

Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands? Learning about Culture Through Library Resources

November 5, 10:30-11:30am, TLC 321

December 4, 4:30-5:30pm, M124B, West Campus

If you are served tea in Indonesia, should you drink first or wait for your host? What gesture should you avoid using in Brazil? In this hands-on workshop, find answers to these and other questions and learn how to locate information about customs, cultures, and business practices in countries around the world.

Is the Right Word on the Tip of Your...Eye? It is in the Visual Thesaurus

Contact your Library liaison to schedule this session.

Come to this session to see the relationships between words with Visual Thesaurus, an interactive dictionary and thesaurus database, which creates word maps. Learn how to cut and paste text from an article to automatically create lists of vocabulary words and check spelling and pronunciation. In addition, learn how to translate words into English, Spanish, German, and French.

 

Schedule or Suggest a Workshop

Contact your Library liaison to schedule a workshop for faculty or students in your program or to set up an individual training session.


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