Library - Scholarly Commons

This calendar includes events sponsored by the Scholarly Commons as well as those by

our campus partners

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   W morning

    Register for this 2-hour Outlook session to learn about specific features and tips for using Outlook more productively. Zoom link sent after registration.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Siebel Center for Design, Level 1, Starlight

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools using Excel. Topics will include learning how to subtotal a list of data; set up data validation rules; use Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios and basic data tables.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

Thursday, July 7, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • online

    In this 2 hr online workshop, participants will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch.  We will create a primary key and start entering data. We will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties. Finish up using lookup fields and calculated fields

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Th afternoon

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building or on Zoom

    In addition to being a guide, the syllabus can help you make your course more inclusive and accessible. Make the most of your class's go-to document by attending this workshop.

Monday, July 11, 2022

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tu morning

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Visio interface and create graphics. Visio comes with diagram-specific shapes and tools that enable you to quickly create professional-looking flowcharts, organization charts, timelines, & more. In this 2-hour workshop, we will learn how to create some basic shapes, and connect, distribute, and align them with Auto-connect

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics will include learning how to navigate the Teams environment; communicating with others in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    • 6:30 pm
    • Sherman Library and Gardens, Newport Beach California

    Join Patrick Moser, author of "Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture" for a book talk. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Wed morning
    • online

    In this 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Microsoft Excel. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Online -OR - In-person at the Siebel Center for Design, Level 1, Starlight

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Tu morning

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    A properly designed database makes it easier to work with up-to-date, accurate information. Investing the time required to learn the principles of good relational database design ensures that you will end up with a database that meets your needs and can easily accommodate change. This online workshop provides guidelines for planning an Access database.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Friday, July 15, 2022

    • 2:00 pm
    • 805 N. Chicago Street, Geneseo, IL 61254

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at the Geneseo Public Library in Geneseo, IL.

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Join Patrick Moser, author of "Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture" for a virtual book talk with Zoom Forward part of the Phren-z literary magazine. 

Saturday, July 16, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    • 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Redondo Beach, CA 90277

    Join Patrick Moser, author of "Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture," as he gives a book talk at the Redondo Beach Main Library.

    • 2:00 pm
    • 805 N. Chicago Street, Geneseo, IL 61254

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at the Geneseo Public Library in Geneseo, IL.

Monday, July 18, 2022

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Monday, July 25, 2022

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Monday, August 1, 2022

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Friday, August 5, 2022

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote.

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Thursday, August 11, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Th afternoon

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

    • 5:30 - 7:00 pm

    Join Patrick Moser, author of "Surf and Rescue: George Freeth and the Birth of California Beach Culture," for a book signing at the Cliff House in San Francisco.

    • 7:00 pm
    • 40 S Park St, Roselle, IL 60172

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of,  "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" , for a talk called "How Corn Changed Everything" with the Roselle Public Library

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Thursday, August 25, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 238 S Sunny Ln, Monmouth, IL 61462

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at Warren County Historical Museum in Monmouth, IL.

Friday, September 2, 2022

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • 182 Armory Building

    When cooperative learning is well-designed it minimizes opportunities for students and instructors to experience frustrations. Join this interactive workshop to explore best practices that will enhance your students’ experiences as they learn cooperatively in groups.

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Friday, September 9, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Saturday, September 10, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Sunday, September 11, 2022

    • All Day
    • Port Orchard, Washington

    Join Stephen Wade, the author of "The Beautiful Music All Around Us" for four days of classes, jams, song circles, and concerts centered on traditional 5-string banjo styles.

Monday, September 19, 2022

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • Hoisington Conference Room in Buswell Library

    Join Douglas Yeo, co-author of "Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry," for a book talk at Wheaton College.

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Thursday, October 20, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 1930 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL 60025

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past" for a talk called "Destination Heartland History" in Glenview, IL.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    • All Day

    Cynthia Clampitt will give a book talk about "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" to Carol Stream Historical Society. 

    • 7:00 pm
    • 301 W Lies Rd, Carol Stream, IL 60188

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of,  "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk called "How Corn Changed Everything" with the Carol Stream Historical Society.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    • 11:00 am

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland" and "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk at Town and Country Garden Club of Libertyville, IL.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

    • 7:00 pm
    • 768 Oak Street Winnetka, IL 60093

    Join Cynthia Clampitt author of, "Destination Heartland: A Guide to Discovering the Midwest's Remarkable Past," for a talk called "Destination Heartland History" in Winnetka, IL.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • 182 Armory Building

    Learning communities are a powerful way for people to come together to achieve common learning goals. However, fostering conditions that promote productive social knowledge construction can be daunting to even the most experienced facilitators. Please join us as we discuss effective ways to establish and grow valuable learning communities.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • 182 Armory Building

    Being fully engaged 100% of the time is not a realistic expectation, but there are a variety of ways to promote student engagement so they can get the most out of their learning. This workshop will focus on concepts underlying student engagement and practical strategies to engage our students across diverse formats.

Thursday, March 23, 2023