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December 13, 2007  Volume 29, No. 15
Faculty workshop to focus on technology

focus on technology Technology: What’s Available, What You Can Do With It will be offered from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in SL-212.

The Center for Learning and Teaching will sponsor this series of brief how-to sessions on recording mini-lectures at your desk, creating audio or video recordings of your lectures, using tablet PCs to add handwritten annotations to lecture slides and making all of these materials available online through Blackboard.

The afternoon will feature practical, step-by-step processes taught by CLT multimedia staff with real-life examples from Binghamton faculty who are using these technologies already.

Refreshments will be provided. Register by Jan. 15 by contacting Hilton Baxter at hbaxter@binghamton.edu or 777-6376.

 



SEFA Campaign surpasses goal

The State Employees Federated Appeal has surpassed its $65,000 campus goal. As of Friday, Dec. 7, 292 donors had contributed $66,229 to the campaign that provides support to community service agencies in the region, state and nation.

Those who had contributed $75 or more by Dec. 7 were eligible to win one of 10 $50 gift certificates to area restaurants and stores donated by the Office of the President. Winners’ names will be announced once they have all been notified.

 



Student research in the age of Google

This workshop, led by faculty from the University Libraries, will highlight some of the common difficulties that students encounter in conducting library research. Various techniques for creating assignments to help students develop the best information management strategies will be considered. The workshop will be held from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, in AB-125. Lunch is included. RSVP to Debbie Dunn at ddunn@binghamton.edu.

 



Foo Fighters will perform on campus

The Foo Fighters will perform at the Binghamton University Events Center on Friday, Feb. 22.

The band, led by Dave Grohl, was recently nominated for five Grammy Awards. The group’s sixth studio album, Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, was nominated for Album of the Year as well as Rest Rock Album.

The Student Association Programming Board is presenting this show. Tickets, which cost $42 for the general public and $26 for students, are available through Ticketmaster.

 



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