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26 Oct

3D Modeling in Fusion 360

Free Workshop: 3D Modeling in Fusion 360

Are you ready for some REAL 3D Printing? Come learn about AutoDesk's newest program: Fusion 360! Take your designs from the intangible to production-ready without the learning curve of other applications.

This workshop presented in collaboration with the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s Hatch It Lab.

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, Oct 26th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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26 Oct

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, Oct 26th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91402616171
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27 Oct

Excel Basics

Free Workshop: Excel Basics

Wow, look at all those boxes. What’s a formula? How do I make a chart? I haven’t used Excel before, but I need to know things! This Excel beginner workshop will guide you to the solutions. You’ll leave here with the knowledge of the features and functionality of each ribbon (if you don’t know what that is, you can 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? Check out this online walkthrough of Excel's basic functions and schedule an a consultation to learn how to get started with Excel.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Wed, Oct 27th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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27 Oct

How to Read a Scholarly Article

Free Workshop: How to Read a Scholarly Article

Are you having trouble reading scholarly articles? Confused or overwhelmed about the different sections? Come to this short workshop and learn some tips and tricks for tackling tough reading, find out what research looks like in different disciplines, and practice reading an article to pull relevant information.

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

Unable to join us? Review an in-depth online tutorial on identifying and integrating scholarship into your research and schedule a consultation to go over any questions.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Oct 27th
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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27 Oct

Pivot Tables

Free Workshop: Pivot Tables

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 how to use it.

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

From to at Library: Room 201.

Wed, Oct 27th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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27 Oct

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 Online.

Wed, Oct 27th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/99662700270
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27 Oct

Tips and Tricks for Revising and Editing your Papers

Free Workshop: Tips and Tricks for Revising and Editing your Papers

You weren't planning on turning in your paper without revising it, were you? Peer consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will teach strategies for revising and editing your work at various stages in the writing process.

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

Unable to join us? View a recording of this workshop and schedule a consultation with us if you have any questions

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Oct 27th
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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28 Oct

Overcoming Writer's Block

Free Workshop: Overcoming Writer's Block

Do you always get writer's block? Are you having trouble getting started on a writing project? In this workshop, consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will share tips and strategies for overcoming writer's block and getting a jump start on your paper.

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

Unable to join us? View a recording of this workshop here and schedule a consultation with us if you have any questions

From to at Library: Room 205.

Thu, Oct 28th
3:25 PM - 4:10 PM
Library: Room 205
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1 Nov

After Effects: 3D Lettering with Camera Work

Free Workshop: After Effects: 3D Lettering with Camera Work

Ever wanted to learn how to use After Effects but opened up the program and didnt know where to start? Come join us in learning how to use After Effects with creating 3D lettering. This workshop will provide an overview of the After Effects interface, cameras, and keyframing.

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

From to at Library: Room 204.

Mon, Nov 1st
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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2 Nov

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? Review an in-depth online tutorial for Science and the Media and schedule a consultation to go over any questions.

From to at Online.

Tue, Nov 2nd
9:25 AM - 10:25 AM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/94748076873
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2 Nov

Excel: More Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel: More Formulas

There are several functions and formulas to choose from. Want to work with more while learning how to use them? Join us in this workshop and understand how to use these sets of formulas!

From to at Library: Room 201.

Tue, Nov 2nd
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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3 Nov

Overcoming Writer's Block

Free Workshop: Overcoming Writer's Block

Do you always get writer's block? Are you having trouble getting started on a writing project? In this workshop, consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will share tips and strategies for overcoming writer's block and getting a jump start on your paper.

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

Unable to join us? View a recording of this workshop here and schedule a consultation with us if you have any questions

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Nov 3rd
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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4 Nov

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 an in-depth online tutorial on plagiarism and how to avoid it here and schedule a consultation to go over any questions.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Thu, Nov 4th
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Library: Room 201
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4 Nov

Tips and Tricks for Revising and Editing your Papers

Free Workshop: Tips and Tricks for Revising and Editing your Papers

You weren't planning on turning in your paper without revising it, were you? Peer consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will teach strategies for revising and editing your work at various stages in the writing process.

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

Unable to join us? View a recording of this workshop and schedule a consultation with us if you have any questions

From to at Library: Room 321.

Thu, Nov 4th
3:25 PM - 4:10 PM
Library: Room 321
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8 Nov

Designing Vector Graphics for Laser Cutters, Vinyl Cutters, and More

Free Workshop: Designing Vector Graphics for Laser Cutters, Vinyl Cutters, and More

Have you ever wondered why some of your images look blurry when you print them? Want to learn how to create designs to make your own products, like stickers, without worrying about the image being too blurry? This workshop will teach you about different file types that are used when exporting graphics from Adobe Illustrator, particularly graphics that will be printed on machines other than a standard printer, such as a vinyl or laser cutter.

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

From to at Library: Room 204.

Mon, Nov 8th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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8 Nov

Animating in Maya

Free Workshop: Animating in Maya

Learn how to use a rigged character to create short 3D animations in this introductory animation workshop. This is part 2 of a Maya Animation workshop.

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

From to at Library: Room 204.

Mon, Nov 8th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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9 Nov

Excel Tables: Managing and Organizing

Free Workshop: Excel Tables: Managing and Organizing

You know how to create and format your table. Now, let's look at cleaning your data, viewing the datalog or history, validating your data, and several other tips on managing your content.

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

From to at Library: Room 201.

Tue, Nov 9th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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10 Nov

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? Review an in-depth online tutorial for Science and the Media and schedule a consultation to go over any questions.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Nov 10th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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10 Nov

Zine: InDesign

Free Workshop: Zine: InDesign

What's a zine anyway? Zines are just self-published books and magazines, and anyone can make one about anything! Join the Studio to learn more about zines and how to make one using InDesign.

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, Nov 10th
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM
Library: Room 204
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11 Nov

Pivot Tables

Free Workshop: Pivot Tables

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 how to use it.

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, Nov 11th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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15 Nov

How To: Format Your Document

Free Workshop: How To: Format Your Document

You have done your research and written your literature review. Your content looks great, but there's an extra step you need to make before you're done: formatting your thesis. Let's look at how you can make this process easy and stress free.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Nov 15th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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15 Nov

Build an At-Home Recording Studio

Free Workshop: Build an At-Home Recording Studio

Have you been looking to build your own at-home studio for podcasting or music production, but you don't know where to start? This workshop will get you balling on a budget. You don’t need to spend a lot of money to have a studio at home; you can put together a recording space using materials you probably already have.

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

Unable to join us? Check out this online guide to home recording and schedule a consultation to go over any questions you have.

From to at Online.

Mon, Nov 15th
5:00 PM - 5:50 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/99901572955
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16 Nov

Excel: More Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel: More Formulas

There are several functions and formulas to choose from. Want to work with more while learning how to use them? Join us in this workshop and understand how to use these sets of formulas!

From to at Library: Room 201.

Tue, Nov 16th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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17 Nov

Word Basics

Free Workshop: Word Basics

Word is a common program to use and is made available almost everywhere! However, just because it’s there doesn’t mean everyone knows how to use it, and that’s okay. Join this beginner friendly workshop as we all learn the tools, how to format your document, and bare bone basics of this productivity software.

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

Unable to join us? Check out this online walkthrough of Word's basic functions and schedule an a consultation to learn how to get started with Word.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Wed, Nov 17th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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17 Nov

Excel Basics

Free Workshop: Excel Basics

Wow, look at all those boxes. What’s a formula? How do I make a chart? I haven’t used Excel before, but I need to know things! This Excel beginner workshop will guide you to the solutions. You’ll leave here with the knowledge of the features and functionality of each ribbon (if you don’t know what that is, you can 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? Check out this online walkthrough of Excel's basic functions and schedule an a consultation to learn how to get started with Excel.

From to at Online.

Wed, Nov 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/96260516209
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18 Nov

PowerPoint Basics

Free Workshop: PowerPoint Basics

Need to get ready for an important presentation and don’t know how to create the perfect slideshow for the event? Look no further. This beginner workshop covers the basics of PowerPoint tools to get you set up 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? Check out this online walkthrough of PowerPoint's basic functions and schedule an a consultation to learn how to get started with PowerPoint.

From to at Library: Room 201.

Thu, Nov 18th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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1 Dec

How To: Fix Your Pants

Free Workshop: How To: Fix Your Pants

You know that frustrating feeling when you find great pants, but they're too long? Or when you split the seam on your favorite shirt? Come learn four basic hand sewing stitches that will help you keep your clothes lasting longer. We'll even show you how to sew on a button!

From to at Library: Room 305 (Studio).

Wed, Dec 1st
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Library: Room 305 (Studio)
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