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Library Resources for the Online Applied Behavior Analysis Student

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Thursday, 23 January 2020 8:00 AM
Library Resources for the Online Applied Behavior Analysis Student (Online and In-Person)

Join this live streaming presentation on the University Libraries' resources and services for online students in the Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program. Learn about the databases relevant to your field, best searching practices, and the full range of library resources and services you have access to as an online student.
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Updates to WebEx

Contributed by: Stuart Sipahigil
Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 10:30 AM
Information Technology now offers a single WebEx Meetings site for all faculty, staff, and students at https://ballstate.webex.com. A WebEx account allows you to collaborate remotely with up to 50 Ball State and/or non-Ball State participants via audio, video, and screen sharing, reducing the need for in-person meetings.

In addition to the meetings site, WebEx Teams is now available for all faculty, staff, and students at https://teams.webex.com. A WebEx Teams account allows you to collaborate with numerous individuals in a workspace that is always available. The workspace gives you the ability to message, share files, and create or edit whiteboards.
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Learning and Development Training- "How to Deliver Performance Evaluation of Staff Employees"

Contributed by: Jennifer Criss
Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 9:30 AM
Learning and Development training in February Learn more.

Diversity This Week Unity Week 2020

Contributed by: Lisa Love
Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 9:00 AM

Diversity this Week

A message from the Associate Vice President for Inclusive Excellence

Doing the work of creating an inclusive culture here at Ball State University

Importance of Diversity Quote: “Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.”-Jacqueline Woodson

This Week in Diversity Now…

Unity Week here at Ball State. To find out about all of the events happening please visit here.

Wednesday, January 22

Reel Inclusion Film Series-A Lot Like You, AJ 175, 5:30 p.m.
As part of Unity Week 2020, the Office of Inclusive Excellence, Ball State University Libraries, Friends of Bracken Library, the Multicultural Center, and the Office of the Provost invite you to attend a screening of the film A Lot Like You as part of Reel Inclusion: A Film Series. This Unity Week program takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 at 5:30 p.m. in AJ 175.

Queer Monologues, Pruis Hall, 7:00 p.m.
Spectrum presents a free, theatrical performance of coming out stories. Stories will address humorous, challenging, heartbreaking, and real experiences many folx in the Queer Community face. All Welcome!

Thursday, January 23

Unifying Through Understanding: DOMA as Gateway to the World of Art, The David Owsley Museum of Art, 4:30-6pm

For Ball State Faculty and Staff, the Office of Inclusive Excellence, in Partnership with The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA), invites you to explore the campus’ engaging art collection through a lens of diversity and inclusion. Make new friends or re-connect with others in this inspiring setting. Take a docent led tour that shares the rich diversity of cultures, perspectives, and ideas. Watch for ways that you can help choose the tour topics. Leave with ideas on new ways to connect the museum to your work, your classes, and your life. Come and learn about these affinity groups and others that are in the process of being formed. Co-hosts include the newly formed LGBTQIA+ and Allies Affinity Group and the Black Faculty and Staff Association. Light refreshments provided.

Thursday, January 23

Tunnel of Oppression, Student Center Third Floor, 6:00 p.m.
Tunnel of Oppression is an opportunity for individuals to experience a snapshot of the kind of oppression that people with historically marginalized identities may experience on a daily basis. Though this is a guided tour, students, faculty, and staff members will have the opportunity to explore a variety of unique and interactive booths designed to help people observe a simulation of oppression. Those who complete the simulation will have the opportunity to debrief about their experience. This is designed to help people explore empathy and understanding as it pertains to all forms of oppression.

Friday, January 24
Latinxpalooza, Student Center, Cardinal Hall, 7:30 p.m.
Join the fun in this long-standing and annual non-competitive talent showcase hosted by the Latinx Student Union. Come for the variety of talents—dancing, singing, and more. Stay for the cultural and community appreciation!

Friday, January 24
Friday Night Film Works, Pruis Hall, 9:00 p.m.
University Program Board’s Friday Night Filmworks presents: Harriet. This film is a dramatization of the true story of Harriet Tubman, the American abolitionist known for her antislavery activism through the Underground Railroad. This film tells her story from how she escaped slavery and transformed into an American hero, who freed hundreds of slaves.

Saturday, January 25
March on Late Nite, Student Center, 9:00 p.m.
Late Nite @ Ball State offers a series of free high-energy events which provide quality entertainment for Ball State University students every Saturday night. Late Nite events are hosted by students, for students and always include great food, awesome activities, and tons of fun!

Sunday, January 26
Unity Pageant, Pruis Hall, 7:00 p.m.
The Unity Scholarship Pageant originated in 1968. Completely student run, this event is presented by the Black Student Association. The pageant strives to promote unity and hosts over 400 people annually as the Mr/Miss/Mx Unity are crowned.

Expand your horizons…

Live-Beneficence…I see the Beneficence in you
Beneficence challenge: o help create a more inclusive campus make sure you use a persons correct pronouns. Learn more here.

Share examples of the Beneficence you see in others – email your nominations to ie@bsu.edu Please include your name, the person's name and the way in which they embodied the Beneficence Pledge.

…& looking back.

January 13, 1968: Muriel Siebert becomes the first woman to sit on the US Stock Exchange. Needing a sponsor to buy the seat Muriel asked 10 men to sponsor her but the first 9 refused until December 1967 when the 10th one agreed. Learn more about all the things this powerful female did here.

January 13, 1990: Douglas Wilder takes office to serve as the first African American elected governor of a US state. A Korean War veteran and lawyer. Learn more about this politician here.

Resource

Visit the Inclusive Excellence Facebook Page to learn about inclusive efforts, events and information around and on the Ball State University Campus. To stay informed please go here.

Self-Care Taking care of yourself can lead to a better mental state. Learn about 20 different ways here.

Keeping Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a forethought…not an afterthought

Meyer’s Diversity Equity Inclusion Spectrum Tool can be found here.

Contact the Office of Inclusive Excellence Phone 765-285-5316 Email ie@bsu.edu Applied Technologies AT101

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Resources for You and Your Community: Beyond Academic Search Premier

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 8:30 AM
Resources for You and Your Community: Beyond Academic Search Premier

If you have research topics that focus on current topics or events that affect you and your community, this workshop is for you. This webinar will help you identify resources available in databases other than Academic Search Premier.
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Thesis Research for Music

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 1:00 PM
Thesis Research for Music

Music students: Attend this workshop at Bracken Library to learn about specialized resources for your literature review and techniques specific to music searching.

Friday, January 31
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Bracken Library room 008
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Engaging Students Without Using Technology

Contributed by: Cathy Cunningham
Published: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 10:00 AM
The "Engaging Students Without Using Technology" workshop on Wednesday, January 29th has been moved to Friday, January 31, 2020 at 11:00 - 12:00 in Teachers College Room 411.
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Website Builder Workshop Series from University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 7:30 AM
Creating a Website with Wix (Part I)
Wix is a free online drag-and-drop website builder. Of the three platforms offered in Education, Music and Media's Website Builder Series, Wix is the most beginner friendly. In this first of a 3-part series, the basics of Wix will be covered; including the initial setup, brief overview of available tools, and strategies for design layout. Choose between two sessions, both held in Bracken Library room 008:
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Education Workshops from University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Monday, 20 January 2020 10:00 AM
Curriculum Materials for Pre-K-12 Lesson Plans
The University Libraries has a large collection of curriculum and teaching materials for preservice teachers. Students in this workshop will learn tips for searching for these items in OneSearch and have a chance to explore teaching tools in a variety of disciplines.
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Save the Date! Canvas and the Pedagogical Connection Series

Contributed by: Elizabeth Zurzolo
Published: Monday, 20 January 2020 9:00 AM

Save the Date!

Canvas and the Pedagogical Connection Series

Dates at a Glance:

Canvas Basics and the Pedagogical Connection

Thursday, January 23, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM, BL 008

Wednesday, January 29, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM – Webinar

Monday, February 17, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Webinar

Thursday, February 20, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, BL 224 GIS

Thursday, March 19, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, BL 224 GIS

Thursday, April 16, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, BL 224 GIS

Am I Doing this Right? Learn How to Create Assignments & Submit Grades in Canvas

Thursday, January 23, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, BL 008

Tuesday, February 4, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, BL 008

Wednesday, March 25, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM – Webinar

Monday, April 13, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM – Webinar

Does your T.A. Know Canvas? Support Your T.A.(s) with Attendance tools, the New Gradebook, and Assignments

Thursday, February 18, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, BL 008

Thursday, March 19, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, BL 224 GIS

Build Reflection Assignments into your Course Design for Greater Meaning and Course Impact

Tuesday, March 10, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, BL 009

Thursday, April 16, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, BL 224 GIS

Canvas Analytics to Support Student Retention

Thursday, February 20, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, BL 224 GIS

Tuesday, April 14, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, BL 009


REGISTER HERE for Any or All of these Workshops.

All Canvas workshops to be offered in Bracken Library or as a Webinar. Reservations are required. For more information, contact Cheri Madewell at clellefson@bsu.edu. Digital Webinar trainings will be available by request.

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Engaging Students With Technology and Without

Contributed by: Cathy Cunningham
Published: Friday, 17 January 2020 3:30 PM
Various easy ways to engage students.
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Getting Started with Mendeley: The Basics (Online and In-Person)

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Friday, 17 January 2020 8:30 AM
Getting Started with Mendeley: The Basics (Online and In-Person)

Become familiar with basic skills in Mendeley, a citation management tool that can help manage your references and create bibliographies while citing as you write. Learn how to collaborate with others in your field and navigate your research library at home and away.
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Student Edition: Strategies and Resources for Funding Your Scholarly Activity

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Thursday, 16 January 2020 8:00 AM
Strategies and Resources for Funding Your Scholarly Activity--Student Edition (Online and In-Person)

Locating and securing project funding is becoming increasingly competitive. Ball State University subscribes to Pivot, a comprehensive source for funding information that provides timely updates and recommendations tailored to your scholarly profile. University Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) are combining forces to provide an overview of Pivot, how it may be used to find funding and collaboration opportunities, and how library resources can be used to support your scholarly endeavors.
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Assistive Technologies Interactive Session with Apple

Contributed by: Marchal Hudson
Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 12:00 PM
Information Technology is collaborating with Apple to bring Ball State students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to better understand the available assistive technologies in the latest version of iOS. Learn more.

The Division of Online and Strategic Learning presents the Excellence in Course Design Workshop Series

Contributed by: Elizabeth Zurzolo
Published: Wednesday, 15 January 2020 9:00 AM

Dates at a Glance:

Monday, January 27, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Discover the "Big Idea" of Your Course

Monday, February 10, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Design Your Syllabus with Students in Mind

Monday, February 24, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Map Active Learning Activities to Clear Outcomes

Monday, March 9, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Design your Course(s) with the 'Mobile' Student in Mind

Monday, March 30, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Enhance the Value of your Course with weekly 'Check-Ins' to Communicate Clear Expectations

All series workshops to be offered in Ball Communications (BC) 220 Training Commons. Reservations are encouraged but not required. For more information or to secure your spot, contact Cheri Madewell at clellefson@bsu.edu.

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Thesis Research: Getting Started

Contributed by: Laura Suman
Published: Tuesday, 14 January 2020 7:30 AM
Thesis Research: Getting Started

Ball State University Libraries are offering in-person and online opportunities to join our popular "Thesis Research: Getting Started" workshop.
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