Events

Programs

Half an Hour at Holman 

Every Monday from 1:15 PM  to 1:45 PM Central Time in HOL 105

JANUARY


FEBRUARY

MARCH

  • 4    Newspaper, Journal, Website, or Book?  What Am I Looking For?
  • 11  Just What I Needed! Finding Sources Your Instructor(s) Will Like
  • 18  Just What I Needed! Finding Sources Your Instructor(s) Will Like
  • 25  Where Do I Start?  Three Easy Steps for Beginning Your Search

APRIL

  • 1     How Do I Tell? Determining Peer-reviewed Status
  • 8     Get Your Head Into the Clouds: Dropbox, VoiceThread & iCloud
  • 15   Presentation Options: GoAnimate!, ThingLink & TimeGlider
  • 22   You Just Made My Day!  Online Citation Tools
  • 29   FDSys: Using Government Documents for Free

Ten at 10:00 Tuesdays

Take just ten minutes out of your busy day to come over to HOL 105 and learn about ten new resources, search techniques, technologies, trends, or suggest your own topic.

  • Mar 12   Ten Citation Management Tools
  • Mar 19   Ten Free Screencasting Tools
  • Mar 26   Ten Preformatted Citation Tools
  • Apr 2     Ten Assignment Calculators
  • Apr 9     Ten Collaboration Management Tools
  • Apr 16   Ten Cloud Management Tools
  • Apr 23   Ten Statistics Tools
  • Apr 30   Ten Translation Tools

 

Treat Yourself Tuesdays

Mendeley Citation Management System

Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.

•   Automatically generate bibliographies

•   Collaborate easily with other researchers online

•   Easily import papers from other research software

•   Find relevant papers based on what you’re reading

•   Access your papers from anywhere online

•   Read papers on the go, with our new iPhone app

Click this link to join the workshop!

Or, come to HOL 105 and join us there.  If you are bringing your mobile device to the session, then just make sure to download and install the desktop app on your device before the webinar begins.

http://www.mendeley.com/

(NOTE: No workshop will be held on February 12, 2013.) 

 

Popcorn and a Webinar

Every Thursday from Noon  to 1 PM Central Time* in HOL 105

  • Feb 7

Grading the Top 100 Student Resources

  • Feb 14

Stimulating Innovation with e-Portfolios   (Special time: 2 to 3 CT)

  • Feb 21

What's Wrong with Wikipedia? Best Practices for Evaluating Student Sources

  • Mar 14

Snacking on Substance: Active Learning Cuts Rich Course Content into Bite-Size Chunks

  • Mar 21

Stimulating Innovation with E-Portfolios

  • Mar 28

The Horizon Report in Action: Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow

  • Apr 4

Addressing the College Readiness Crisis

  • Apr 11

Technology’s Role in Honing a Competitive Edge: Trends and Challenges in Higher Education Technology

  • Apr 18

Blended Learning Best in Class: Making a Difference with Distance Learning

  • Apr 25

Improving Outcomes For Homebound/Alternative Education Students With Online Learning 

*Unless otherwise noted.

 

That's HOW! Thursdays: HOW (Holman Online Workshops)

Every Thursday from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Central Time

Join the workshop!

 

JANUARY

Workshop | Engage Your Class Using Any Device

Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.

(NOTE: No workshop will be held on January 17.)

 

FEBRUARY

Workshop | TimeGlider

Web-based timeline software for creating and sharing history, project and more. Create, collaborate, and publish zooming and panning interactive timelines.

 (NOTE: No workshop will be held on February 14.)

 

MARCH

Workshop | Research Project Calculator

You use a calculator to budget your money.  Why not use one to budget your time?  The Research Project Calculator will provide you with a timeline that will help keep you on track and on task, so that you finish your assignment(s) on time.  Wonderful for students and instructors too!

 

APRIL

Workshop | Make Your Own App

Wish you had an app for that?  Your wish is granted!  Learn how to make your own app for little or no cost.

 

FYI Friday 

March 22, 2013, 3 PM to 4 PM Central Time (HOL 105)
Workshop | Using the I-Share Library Program

Ever need a book that we don't have at Holman? Why not open your options from the collection of one library to the collections of nearly 70 academic libraries in Illinois.  Come learn how to create your I-Share account, request items, renew items, what happens if you turn the items back in late, and more!

 

March 29, 2013, 3 PM to 4 PM Central Time (HOL 105)
Workshop | Using the Library for Literary Criticism Research

Do you have an assignment that requires you to find out more about a certain author or a certain work?  Come learn how to use the library's online and print literary criticism collection to help you complete that assignment.


April 19, 2013, 3 PM to 4 PM Central Time (HOL 105)
Workshop | Using the Library for Locating Statistics

Do you have an assignment that requires you to find statistics? Come learn how to use the library's online and print literary statistics collection to help you complete that assignment.

 

Current Display(s)

April 14-20 | National Library Week: Communities Matter @ your library

Check out the interesting and informative resources about this year's national library week. View the public service announcement by this year's chair, Caroline Kennedy.