Workshops and other learning opportunities for fall semester 2012

Have projects this semester?  Need some new ideas or techniques? There are many places to get help at Duke.

Get a handle on your data and visualize it with help from Duke University Libraries’ Data and GIS workshops including Excel charts, GIS, Tableau, Text Analysis and Online mapping.  Data and GIS can consult with you by appointment or just drop in.

Duke’s Office of Information Technology has workshops on iMovie, Photoshop, Qualtrics, Sakai, and PowerPoint.  Check the schedule and sign up. Need a customized workshop for your course?  Request OnDemand training.  Want to learn more about technology? Drop in to a Learn IT @ Lunch Seminar.  Or, use online training from for almost any software.  Learn Qualtrics, Duke’s survey software at Qualtrics University.  Learn how to use Microsoft products by accessing online tutorials.

Need help with a multimedia project? Drop by the Multimedia Project Studio to use equipment and get help.

Learn more about effective use of resources and the library, including how to use reference managers, how to find materials, and schedule a session for your class.

Attend a Duke WIRED! workshop (PDF) to learn how to use Google Earth, Google SketchUp, 3D scanning or Photogrammetry.

Need help with methods in social and behavioral science? Duke’s Social Science Research Institute offers workshops and consulting.

Are your statistics getting the better of you? Duke’s Statistical Consulting Center can help.

Learn effective ways of using Sakai by attending a workshop or dropping into office hours for individual help. No time? The Duke Sakai help site offers guides and your questions answered.

Want to try something new in the course you are teaching? Contact the Center for Instructional Technology for ideas.

Read more about Duke resources for your course.