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5 Mar

How to Cite Sources in APA 7

Free Workshop: How to Cite Sources in APA 7

Are you new to citing sources APA? Do you want some pointers? Staff from the Writing and Communication Center will help demystify the basics of APA 7 and share some quick tips and resources for citing sources.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? View this online recording available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRfoomeOVts&t=80s

From to at Library: Room 207.

Tue, Mar 5th
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Library: Room 207
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5 Mar

Photoshop Basics

Free Workshop: Photoshop Basics

Photoshop is ubiquitous — it’s sometimes even used as a verb — but how can you begin to use it? This workshop introduces the basic Photoshop interface as well as essential functions such as pixel selection, image sizing and adjustment, layering, and the plethora of available tools.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Tue, Mar 5th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Library: Room 204
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5 Mar

Excel Basics or: How I Learned Not to Fear Excel

Free Workshop: Excel Basics or: How I Learned Not to Fear Excel

Wow, look at all those empty boxes! What’s a formula? How do I make a chart? Excel seems so overwhelming! I haven’t really used it before, but I need to know things! This Excel beginner workshop will demystify this commonly used software. You’ll leave with knowledge of the features and functionality of each ribbon (if you don’t know what that is, you'll learn that here, too)!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/excel-basics

From to at Online.

Tue, Mar 5th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/87619417083
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6 Mar

Avoiding Plagiarism

Free Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Review our Guide to Plagiarism and take our interactive tutorial here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Mar 6th
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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7 Mar

Avoiding Plagiarism

Free Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Review our Guide to Plagiarism and take our interactive tutorial here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Mar 7th
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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7 Mar

How To Sell Your Stuff

Free Workshop: How To Sell Your Stuff

There are freelancers, artists, musicians, and many others using their craft as a way to earn money… but how? Let’s take a look at available resources, methods, and patterns on taking your first step into profiting off your products.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Thu, Mar 7th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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18 Mar

Excel Formulas and Other Tricks

Free Workshop: Excel Formulas and Other Tricks

Excel has over 400 formulas to choose from, but you don't have to learn them all! Need help figuring out what's what? Join us for this workshop to check out some common formulas and some lesser known yet useful ones too! Bonus content: tips and tricks to help bring out a more Excel-efficient you!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Mon, Mar 18th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/87583538403
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19 Mar

Brainstorming for Creative Projects

Free Workshop: Brainstorming for Creative Projects

Do you want to start a creative project but are stuck waiting for inspiration to strike? Whether you've been told to "do something creative" or want to start a podcast, most creative ideas come from a methodical approach to brainstorming, not from a lightning bolt or magical vision. This workshop will use examples to take you through the steps of brainstorming to come up with new creative ideas, and the tools you need to follow through on your creative projects.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Tue, Mar 19th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/88220870319
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19 Mar

AI Images: What's Real, What's Not, and What is it Good For?

Free Workshop: AI Images: What's Real, What's Not, and What is it Good For?

2024 is poised to be a deluge of information. We know other countries have flooded the airwaves with misleading memes in the past. Now that we have AI generated images, how can we tell the difference between a real photo and a deep fake? This workshop will look at where these images come from and what to look for when you're figuring out what to believe.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Tue, Mar 19th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Library: Room 204
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20 Mar

Crafternoons

Free Workshop: Crafternoons

Build community and share whatever you are crafting at the moment with others who love to craft--or want to learn to craft. Bring your own in-progress craft or work on one of several options provided. Hot tea and cottagecore vibes will be provided. This open craft time is offered on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Mar 20th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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20 Mar

Music Technology Series: Synthesizers

Free Workshop: Music Technology Series: Synthesizers

Sync into Synths! Explore the world of circuitry, sound synthesis, and electronics with an introductory presentation and hands-on demos with Studio equipment.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 207.

Wed, Mar 20th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Library: Room 207
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21 Mar

Writing with Sources: How to Quote, Paraphrase, and Synthesize Your Research

Free Workshop: Writing with Sources: How to Quote, Paraphrase, and Synthesize Your Research

Are you working on a large research paper or project? Do you want to learn how to maximize your use of secondary sources? Then this workshop is for you! We will discuss and get practice with integrating sources into your own work and learn how to best organize and analyze your sources when writing.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Mar 21st
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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21 Mar

3D Modeling in Fusion 360

Free Workshop: 3D Modeling in Fusion 360

Curious about 3D modeling? Come learn the basics of AutoDesk's Fusion 360 software! Take your designs from the intangible to production-ready without the learning curve of other applications.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Get started on Fusion 360 with our online guide here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/fusion360

From to at Library: Room 204.

Thu, Mar 21st
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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25 Mar

Create and Manage Your Tables in Excel

Free Workshop: Create and Manage Your Tables in Excel

This workshop is here to help you keep your Excel tables under control! Learn how to clean up your data, create your table, sort and filter columns, apply conditional formatting, more!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Mar 25th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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26 Mar

Premiere Basics

Free Workshop: Premiere Basics

Learn basic editing workflow including how to set up projects, arrange content chronologically, manipulate clips, transfer projects, and export files.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Tue, Mar 26th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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26 Mar

Excel Charts

Free Workshop: Excel Charts

This workshop is here to help you keep your Excel tables under control! Learn how to clean up your data, create your table, sort and filter columns, apply conditional formatting, more!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Tue, Mar 26th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/88440362452
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27 Mar

Understanding Media Manipulation

Free Workshop: Understanding Media Manipulation

Understand how misinformation moves from social media to traditional media, and the impact it has on our lives. Topics include analyzing images and captions posted by influencers, breaking down hashtags, and spotting deep fakes.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Mar 27th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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1 Apr

Wait, I Need to Know Microsoft Word?

Free Workshop: Wait, I Need to Know Microsoft Word?

Microsoft Word is a common program and is frequently used in professional settings. But just because it's common doesn’t mean everyone knows how to use it, and that’s okay! Join this beginner-friendly workshop as we familiarize ourselves with the many tools and uses of Word, in this bare-bone basics workshop.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/word-basics

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Apr 1st
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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2 Apr

How to Write a Resume

Free Workshop: How to Write a Resume

Are you applying for jobs or summer internships? Learn tips and tricks for making your resume stand out above the crowd! This workshop will cover planning your resume content, writing effective descriptions of work history, organizing and tailoring your resume to your specific strengths and opportunities, and tips for formatting.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Apr 2nd
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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3 Apr

Science and the Media

Free Workshop: Science and the Media

Ever feel confused about whether to believe a scientific claim? Does chocolate really cure cancer? Come explore how science is communicated in the media and what you can do to evaluate evidence for yourself.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online tutorial for science and the media is available here: https://utc.libwizard.com/f/science-and-media

From to at Online.

Wed, Apr 3rd
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/84305194843
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3 Apr

Avoiding Plagiarism

Free Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Review our Guide to Plagiarism and take our interactive tutorial here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Apr 3rd
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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3 Apr

Sampling: Where It Came From and How to Make it Your Own

Free Workshop: Sampling: Where It Came From and How to Make it Your Own

What do The Notorious B.I.G, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Ray, and Mariah Carey have in common? They've all sampled "La Di Da Di" by Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick! Join us while we talk about the history of sampling, how to choose the right sample (without getting sued) and how to make it your own.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Wed, Apr 3rd
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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4 Apr

Science and the Media

Free Workshop: Science and the Media

Ever feel confused about whether to believe a scientific claim? Does chocolate really cure cancer? Come explore how science is communicated in the media and what you can do to evaluate evidence for yourself.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? An online tutorial for science and the media is available here: https://utc.libwizard.com/f/science-and-media

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Apr 4th
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Library: Room 205
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4 Apr

Branding Your Business with Canva

Free Workshop: Branding Your Business with Canva

So you have a business! Or you're thinking of starting one! Now what? How do you do the basic things that will help make your brand recognizable? This workshop will help you use Canva.com, a free online software, to build a more cohesive brand identity, while also learning the basics of Canva.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Thu, Apr 4th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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4 Apr

Avoiding Plagiarism

Free Workshop: Avoiding Plagiarism

There are a lot of varieties of plagiarism. Attend this session to learn what they are and how to avoid them!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Review our Guide to Plagiarism and take our interactive tutorial here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Apr 4th
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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4 Apr

Make a Macrame Plant Hanger

Free Workshop: Make a Macrame Plant Hanger

Learn how to make a macrame plant hanger to display your houseplants in a new way. No macrame experience is necessary and all supplies are provided. Please register as space is limited to 10 people.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 207.

Thu, Apr 4th
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Library: Room 207
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8 Apr

How to Write a Cover Letter

Free Workshop: How to Write a Cover Letter

Are you applying for jobs or summer internships? Do you want to write a cover letter that stands out and helps you get an interview? Then this workshop is for you! We will go over basic elements of cover letters, what to do and not to do, and how to make your experiences shine.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Mon, Apr 8th
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Library: Room 205
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8 Apr

Excel: More Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel: More Formulas

There are so many functions and formulas to choose from! Want to learn how to use a few of the more common ones? Join us in this workshop!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Online.

Mon, Apr 8th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/84302447400
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11 Apr

Music Technology Series: Amplification

Free Workshop: Music Technology Series: Amplification

Want to learn how large crowds hear clearly? Join us for a workshop on speakers, microphones, and signal flow.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Apr 11th
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Library: Room 205
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16 Apr

Sock Darning

Free Workshop: Sock Darning

Have you loved your favorite pair of socks so much that they have holes in the toes or heels? With a little thread and some concentration, they could be back in service! You bring a sock with a hole, we'll bring the skills and the supplies.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 305 (Studio).

Tue, Apr 16th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 305 (Studio)
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16 Apr

How To Perfect Your Profile Pic / Graduation Photo with Photoshop

Free Workshop: How To Perfect Your Profile Pic / Graduation Photo with Photoshop

Need to bump up your Bumble? Did your hair go weird for your LinkedIn photo? Just want to look your best for you graduation photo? This workshop will go over some Photoshop techniques to get rid of blemishes and dark circles, fix lighting issues, and give yourself a glow.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 204.

Tue, Apr 16th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Library: Room 204
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16 Apr

PowerPoint Basics

Free Workshop: PowerPoint Basics

Have an important presentation coming up and don't know how to create the perfect slideshow for it? Look no further! This beginner workshop covers the basics of PowerPoint's many tools, to get you on track for making your presentation just right!

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

Unable to join us? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/powerpoint-basics

From to at Online.

Tue, Apr 16th
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/88172739163
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17 Apr

Crafternoons

Free Workshop: Crafternoons

Build community and share whatever you are crafting at the moment with others who love to craft--or want to learn to craft. Bring your own in-progress craft or work on one of several options provided. Hot tea and cottagecore vibes will be provided. This open craft time is offered on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Apr 17th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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18 Apr

Pivot Tables in Excel

Free Workshop: Pivot Tables in Excel

A very useful feature within Excel is the pivot table! At first glance this tool seems daunting, but this workshop is here to help you gain a grasp on this dynamic and useful tool.

This workshop is eligible for ThinkAchieve Beyond the Classroom Challenge credit when an experiential learning reflection is completed.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Thu, Apr 18th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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