Friday, February 7, 2020
10 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopJoin us to hear from a panel of faculty members about getting published as a graduate student. They will cover advice, guidance for turning seminar papers into conference papers, the process for getting an article published in a journal and much more. Librarians from Bracken Library will share resources to help you identify outlets for publication of your work. Library resources will include Ulrichsweb, Current Contents Connect, and other useful sources. Be sure to bring your questions and join us.Students are welcome to come to room BC 129 or join us remotely. You will receive instructions for accessing this online workshop shortly before the event begins.
11:30 a.m.
Aerial shot of a beach and the ocean in Naples, FloridaFor the second year, you're invited to join Ball State faculty members, alumni, and friends for an engaging and uplifting educational day in the warmth and sunshine of beautiful Naples, Florida.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopHave you wondered where news outlets learn of recent trends in popular culture? One source is Google Trends, a free tool provided by Google based on anonymized, sampled data collected from the searches performed by its users. Amy Edmonds, Music and Media Librarian, will demonstrate how researchers can use this tool to pose and answer questions about twenty-first century culture.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIs textbook affordability and student access a challenge in your courses? Are you interested in finding openly licensed, no-cost educational materials for the courses you teach, including textbooks? Are you unsure about your rights to reuse and distribute content in class? In this session we will discuss Open Educational Resources (OER), open textbooks, Creative Commons licensing, and the ways you can use and create open content in your teaching to encourage student retention and success.
5 p.m.
Language Night PERSIAN - Friday, February 7, 2020 – 5:00 to 6:00 pm – Student Center Yuhas Room 102 – Come join us and learn a little Persian.