Workshops and Events

Below are some of the upcoming workshops and events of interest to GW faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants. See all upcoming workshops on the GW Libraries website.

Introduction to Zotero to Manage Citations and PDFs

September 23, 2021, 6:00 PM–7:00 PM

Learn how to use the Zotero research tool to collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

The Atlantic Charter: 80 Years On

September 24, 2021, 1:00 PM–2:00 PM

Dr. Laura Beers and Dr. William Hitchcock will open the fall programming of the National Churchill Leadership Center (NCLC) with this discussion of the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Atlantic Charter.

Shooting Video On-the-Go

September 24, 2021, 1:30 PM–3:00 PM

Learn how to make professional-quality videos using a smartphone or video camera.

QGIS Mapping Toolbox for Public Health Researchers

September 27, 2021, 3:30 PM–5:00 PM

Use QGIS to conduct basic spatial as well as find and access sources of geospatial data relevant to public health research.

Blackboard: Grade Center

September 28, 2021, 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Learn about managing Columns, Categories, Smart Views, entering grades, and calculating grades using formulas such as weight distribution in the Grade Center.

Teaching Sensitive Topics in Challenging Times

September 29, 2021, 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Discuss best practices for handling difficult conversations.

Create Video Stories with Premiere Pro

September 29, 2021, 1:30 PM–3:30 PM

Become familiar with the full video editing workflow from start to finish using Adobe Premiere Pro.

Improve Course Accessibility with Blackboard Ally

September 30, 2021, 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Learn about Blackboard Ally and how it can help make digital course content more accessible to students.

Accessing and Using NVivo for Qualitative Research Projects

September 30, 2021, 4:00 PM–5:00 PM

Learn how to access and use LAI's NVivo software.

Churchill Leadership Series: Nate Morris

October 1, 2021, 1:45 PM–3:00 PM

Nate Morris, BA '03, co-founder and CEO of Rubicon Global will discuss leadership, innovation, and his passion for GW in this event, sponsored by The National Churchill Leadership Center.

Data Carpentry with R, Spreadsheets, and OpenRefine

October 5, 2021, 9:30 AM–4:30 PM

Learn basic concepts, skills, and tools for organizing, cleaning, and analyzing tabular data to get more done in less time, and with less pain.

Blackboard: Assignments

October 5, 2021, 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Learn about creating assignments, submitting assignments as a student, and grading assignments.

Faculty Perspectives: Open Textbooks in the Classroom

October 5, 2021, 12:00 PM–1:00 PM

Attend a virtual faculty workshop to hear first-hand perspectives from faculty members who are using open textbooks in their classrooms.

Getting Started With VoiceThread

October 5, 2021, 2:00 PM–3:00 PM

Learn more about VoiceThread, a web-based application that allows users to share and have conversations around media.

Embedding Peer-to-Peer Teaching in Your Class

October 6, 2021, 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Learn how to use best practices for peer education in a course.