Professional Organization: Music Library Students and Emerging Professionals group (MLStEP)

Professional Organization: Music Library Students and Emerging Professionals Group (MLStEP)

The Music Library Students and Emerging Professionals group (MLStEP) is currently running a membership drive. If you’re interested in music or performing arts librarianship and want to make connections across the field, you should consider joining! Membership provides a chance for professional development and they’re looking for diversity across their general membership and leadership.

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Call for Proposals: 16th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium, Dec 9

Call for Proposals: 16th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium

Deadline: Proposals due by December 9, 2019.

UW faculty, staff, postdocs, and graduate students are invited to share their innovative evidence-based teaching practices or research at the 16th Annual Teaching & Learning Symposium (April 6, HUB Ballroom, UW Seattle campus).

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iSchool Research Symposium: Lasting Impacts, Nov 4

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iSchool Research Symposium: Lasting Impacts: A Panel with Three Recent iSchool Award Winners

Monday, November 4, 2019
12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
Bloedel 070
Zoom Room

This past year, the iSchool dean and two professors earned lasting impact awards for their research. On this panel, each will discuss the thought process that went into selecting their specific research projects. They will talk about whether they thought these topics would have a lasting impact at the time they formulated their ideas for the projects, or whether lasting impact is something that “just happens.” Do researchers have ways at the inception of their projects to amplify the long-term impacts of their research?

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Veterans Appreciation Programs, Nov 1-11

Veterans Appreciation Programs

November 1 through November 11, 2019
Multiple Locations

Join the University of Washington as we host our annual Veterans Appreciation programs. Veterans Appreciation is a cross-campus collaboration of units that work with and serve veterans across all three campuses of the university.

For more information and a full calendar of events across all three UW campuses, please visit the Office of Student Veteran Life’s Veterans Appreciation page.

Web Conference – Emerging Technology, October 30

Web Conference – Emerging Technology

October 30, 2019
12:00-3:00 PM PDT

All library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators are invited to register now to participate in this free, online event.

Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Drones, Personalization, the Quantified Self. Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

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Registration: Winter 2020 GRDSCH 540 Hybrid Pedagogies: Using Technology in Teaching

Registration: Winter 2020 GRDSCH 540 Hybrid Pedagogies: Using Technology in Teaching

Winter 2020
Friday, 11:30 to 1:20
2 Credits, Credit/No-Credit

Technology is changing the nature of teaching. How do you make informed choices to incorporate teaching tools and technologies into your curriculum? How do you bridge in-person and online learning spaces in ways that capitalize on technology’s creative possibilities? If these questions interest you, please consider registering for the 2-credit course.

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Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement, Oct 23

Workshop: Writing a Teaching Statement

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
3:30-5:00 PM
Gerberding Hall Room 142

Faculty positions in higher education usually require teaching statements. If you’re considering an academic position, you should definitely consider attending this workshop if writing a teaching statement is new to you. Discover what teaching statements can look like, how to develop one (even if you have never been a TA), review examples, and brainstorm with peers.

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