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4 Oct

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.

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Oct 4th
12:15 AM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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4 Oct

How To Sell Your Stuff

Free Workshop: How To Sell Your Stuff

There are freelancers, artists, musicians, and many others making their craft 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 205.

Tue, Oct 4th
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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5 Oct

EndNote Desktop

Free Workshop: EndNote Desktop

Learn how to use EndNote Desktop citation management software to save time and frustration when incorporating citations into papers and presentations.

Please note: this software is ideally suited for long-term research projects and will be most relevant for graduate students and faculty.

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

From to at Online.

Wed, Oct 5th
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/96801211328
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5 Oct

Excel Pivot Tables

Free Workshop: Excel Pivot Tables

What the heck is a pivot table, you ask? The answer: a powerful tool within Excel to help you analyze data like a boss! At first glance this feature 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 5th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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6 Oct

How to Organize Your Stuff: File Management for People Whose Computers Hate Them

Free Workshop: How to Organize Your Stuff: File Management for People Whose Computers Hate Them

Do you keep losing files that you need for your projects? Does it take you hours flipping through photos that all start with IMG_whatever? Are half of the files in your Google Drive all called "Final Paper," "FinalFinalPaper," "FinalPaper2" or "Document?" This workshop will help you get organized and develop a system to keep track of your stuff. Imagine the time you'll have when you don't have to waste it looking for things!

From to at Online.

Thu, Oct 6th
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/98999539576
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11 Oct

Advanced APA: It's Not Just for Citing Sources

Free Workshop: Advanced APA: It's Not Just for Citing Sources

The APA manual spends two chapters on in-text citations and references. So why is it 12 chapters long? This workshop does NOT cover APA citations. Instead, we focus on some of the fundamental aspects of APA Style, including heading and section levels, seriation, and key grammar and style preferences.

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 on our YouTube channel

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Oct 11th
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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11 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 11th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/93821299387
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11 Oct

How to Produce Music in GarageBand

Free Workshop: How to Produce Music in GarageBand

From bedroom studios to Abbey Road, music production is one of the most accessible crafts of the 21st century. Come learn foundational production techniques in GarageBand! We will be teaching frameworks to bring your musical ideas to life. No musical experience required, we're starting fresh!

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

From to at Online.

Tue, Oct 11th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/97848822703
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11 Oct

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.

From to at Online.

Tue, Oct 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/94828154115
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12 Oct

How to Conduct a Literature Review

Free Workshop: How to Conduct a Literature Review

The start to answering a research question is to understand what arguments or conclusions already exist in scholarly literature. Learn to conduct a basic literature review by searching, summarizing, and synthesizing your sources.

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, Oct 12th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Library: Room 205
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13 Oct

Secrets of Google

Free Workshop: Secrets of Google

How much do you really know about the world’s favorite search engine? In this workshop, we’ll open up the hood to take a look at how Google really works. Learn about hidden tools, secret hacks, custom searches and more!

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, Oct 13th
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Library: Room 204
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13 Oct

Excel: More Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel: More Formulas

There are so many functions and formulas to choose from! Want to learn how to use more of them? Join us in this workshop to better understand how and what they're for!

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

From to at Online.

Thu, Oct 13th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/95675112598
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18 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 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? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/excel-basics

From to at Online.

Tue, Oct 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/92934489057
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19 Oct

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, Oct 19th
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/91681778409
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19 Oct

Manual Photography

Free Workshop: Manual Photography

For anyone that has wanted to do more than “push the button” on a camera, this introductory workshop will provide a path to potent pictures. Learn the basics of aperture, shutter speed, lens characteristics, and more using Studio’s Lumix GH series cameras or your own kit.

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, Oct 19th
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Library: Room 205
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24 Oct

How to Create an Annotated Bibliography

Free Workshop: How to Create an Annotated Bibliography

Learn the basic steps to follow in creating an annotated bibliography.

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, Oct 24th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Library: Room 205
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24 Oct

How to Cite Sources in Chicago

Free Workshop: How to Cite Sources in Chicago

Are you new to citing sources in Chicago? Staff from the Writing and Communication Center will help demystify the basics of Chicago and share some quick tips and resources for citing your sources.

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, Oct 24th
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Library: Room 204
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25 Oct

Organize and Cite Your Sources with Zotero

Free Workshop: Organize and Cite Your Sources with Zotero

Zotero is a free program that makes it easier to organize, annotate, and cite your sources. This workshop will give you everything you need to set-up Zotero on your PC laptop or Macbook (Zotero doesn't work smoothly with Chromebooks), and will give you an opportunity to add sources to your library and cite them in Word and/or Google Docs.

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, Oct 25th
3:05 PM - 4:20 PM
Library: Room 205
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26 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? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/how-to-read

From to at Library: Room 205.

Wed, Oct 26th
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Library: Room 205
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26 Oct

Excel Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel Formulas

Excel has many, many formulas to choose from. 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 Library: Room 201.

Wed, Oct 26th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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26 Oct

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, Oct 26th
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/97581719619
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26 Oct

How to Create an Annotated Bibliography

Free Workshop: How to Create an Annotated Bibliography

Learn the basic steps to follow in creating an annotated bibliography.

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, Oct 26th
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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27 Oct

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? An online plagiarism tutorial is available here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism

From to at Library: Room 204.

Thu, Oct 27th
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Library: Room 204
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27 Oct

Organize and Cite Your Sources with Zotero

Free Workshop: Organize and Cite Your Sources with Zotero

Zotero is a free program that makes it easier to organize, annotate, and cite your sources. This workshop will give you everything you need to set-up Zotero on your PC laptop or Macbook (Zotero doesn't work smoothly with Chromebooks), and will give you an opportunity to add sources to your library and cite them in Word and/or Google Docs.

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, Oct 27th
1:40 PM - 2:55 PM
Library: Room 205
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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 Library: Room 205.

Thu, Oct 27th
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM
Library: Room 205
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1 Nov

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? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/how-to-read

From to at Online.

Tue, Nov 1st
12:15 AM - 1:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/4234254469
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1 Nov

Overcoming Writers Block

Free Workshop: Overcoming Writers Block

Are you having trouble getting started on a writing project? This workshop can help! Consultants from the Writing & Communication Center will share tips and strategies for overcoming writer's block and getting a jump start on your paper. You will also get a chance to do some hands on practice and start getting some words down on the page!

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

Unable to join us? An online video on this topic is available on our YouTube channel

From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Nov 1st
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Library: Room 205
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2 Nov

How to Conduct a Literature Review

Free Workshop: How to Conduct a Literature Review

The start to answering a research question is to understand what arguments or conclusions already exist in scholarly literature. Learn to conduct a basic literature review by searching, summarizing, and synthesizing your sources.

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, Nov 2nd
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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3 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? 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, Nov 3rd
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Library: Room 205
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3 Nov

Intermediate Production: Ableton Live

Free Workshop: Intermediate Production: Ableton Live

Come learn the fundamentals of one of the music industries complex and rewarding programs: Ableton Live. We'll be tackling sound design, production concepts, and a little bit of a music theory.

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

Supporting materials to help you get started with Ableton Live are available online.

From to at Online.

Thu, Nov 3rd
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/94877831587
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3 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 Online.

Thu, Nov 3rd
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/92875858781
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7 Nov

Excel Charts

Free Workshop: Excel Charts

Charts are a great way to visually represent tons of data with uses ranging from the workplace, personal projects, and the homework assignment that’s due in an hour. With so many options, it can be overwhelming. Which type of chart should you use? How do you plug in your information? Take some time to check out this workshop as we explore our options with charts.

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, Nov 7th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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8 Nov

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

Unable to join us? Check out this extensive online guide to getting started in Fusion 360 and contact us for a consultation.


From to at Library: Room 205.

Tue, Nov 8th
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Library: Room 205
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9 Nov

Writing with Sources Like a Wiz: Integrating, Organizing, and Analyzing Your Research

Free Workshop: Writing with Sources Like a Wiz: Integrating, Organizing, and Analyzing 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.

Wed, Nov 9th
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Library: Room 205
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9 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? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/word-basics

From to at Library: Room 201.

Wed, Nov 9th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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10 Nov

Making Zines with InDesign

Free Workshop: Making Zines with 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.

Thu, Nov 10th
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Library: Room 204
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14 Nov

Excel: More Formulas

Free Workshop: Excel: More Formulas

There are so many functions and formulas to choose from! Want to learn how to use more of them? Join us in this workshop to better understand how and what they're for!

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, Nov 14th
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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15 Nov

How to Perfect Your Profile Pic

Free Workshop: How to Perfect Your Profile Pic

Need to bump up your Bumble? Did your hair go weird for your LinkedIn photo? Just want to look your best on Facebook? 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, Nov 15th
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Library: Room 204
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17 Nov

Excel: Pivot Tables

Free Workshop: Excel: Pivot Tables

What the heck is a pivot table, you ask? The answer: a powerful tool within Excel to help you analyze data like a boss! At first glance this feature 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 Online.

Thu, Nov 17th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/92031938535
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21 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? Online materials for this topic are available here: https://guides.lib.utc.edu/powerpoint-basics

From to at Library: Room 201.

Mon, Nov 21st
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library: Room 201
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21 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? An online plagiarism tutorial is available here: https://www.utc.edu/library/help/tutorials/plagiarism

From to at Library: Room 204.

Mon, Nov 21st
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Library: Room 204
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6 Dec

How To: Basic Hand Sewing

Free Workshop: How To: Basic Hand Sewing

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!

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 Hatch It! Lab (MAPP 215).

Tue, Dec 6th
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hatch It! Lab (MAPP 215)
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