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Digital Scholarship Center: Workshops

Information about the resources in the Digital Scholarship Center

 

Fall 2017 Workshops in the DSC

Location: Campbell Library, Digital Scholarship Center, Room 343

Digital media related workshops, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premier, are taught within a combined Mac and PC environment. DSC staff members will be available to help attendees with navigating through the operating system and software.

Registration will begin the week of January 22nd.

 

  • Introduction to Mathematica   
    Monday: January 29, 2018 @ 1 pm to 2:30 pm
    Instructor: Anwar Hussein | Bio
    In this workshop, we will take a hands-on approach to Mathematica, a mathematical computational program often used in Calculus and Statistic courses. A brief introduction to Mathematica will be provided. The workshop is designed in such a way that students and faculty members will start to learn Mathematica in a few easy steps. We will also explore where you can get access to the software. This is a hands on workshop within a combined Mac/PC environment. Space is limited so register early. Available to all students, faculty, and staff. 

  • Photoshop Essentials      
    Tuesday, January 29, 2018 @ 11 am to 12:30 pm
    Instructor: Mike Benson | Bio
    In this workshop we will explore the amazing world of Adobe Photoshop. We will cover examples of what is possible, how to get access to this powerful program, and you will also gain valuable experience with the most utilized editing tools and techniques. In addition, we will explore editing principles, best practices, and professional tips of editing your photos for course projects and personal creativity. This will be a hands on workshop and space is limited so, register early. No experience required in Photoshop or photography. Available to all students, faculty, and staff. This is a hands on workshop within a combined Mac/PC environment. Space is limited so register early. Available to all students, faculty, and staff. 

  • Introduction to Mathematica   
    Monday: February 8, 2018 @ 11 am to 12:30 pm
    Instructor: Anwar Hussein | Bio
    In this workshop, we will take a hands-on approach to Mathematica, a mathematical computational program often used in Calculus and Statistic courses. A brief introduction to Mathematica will be provided. The workshop is designed in such a way that students and faculty members will start to learn Mathematica in a few easy steps. We will also explore where you can get access to the software. This is a hands on workshop within a combined Mac/PC environment. Space is limited so register early. Available to all students, faculty, and staff. 

  • Getting Started With GarageBand
     Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 11 am – 12:30 pm
    Instructor: Tom Dewysockie | Bio
    Interested in using software to make music? GarageBand is an ideal place to start. Come learn the basics of GarageBand, a digital audio workstation for MacOS and iOS! In this workshop you will learn Garageband’s interface, how to use a MIDI keyboard to record software instruments, how to record audio, use loops, and use drummer. Most importantly, you will come away with the tools to continue developing your music production skills long after you’ve mastered GarageBand.

  • Researching with Policy Map: An online mapping tool  
     
    Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 11 am
    Instructor: Betsy Minnich | Bio
    This introductory workshop will provide an overview of PolicyMap, an online tool for mapping data and demographics in a wide variety of professions, such as marketing, real estate, health, finance, and government planning. We will review features and functionality including the creation of Maps, Tables, Reports and 3-Layer Maps. Searching by census tract, block groups and other boundaries, as well as, the creation of custom regions. Finally, you will learn about how to import and upload your own data.

  • Introduction to Mathematica   
    Monday: March 5, 2018 @ 1 pm to 2:30 pm
    Instructor: Anwar Hussein | Bio
    In this workshop, we will take a hands-on approach to Mathematica, a mathematical computational program often used in Calculus and Statistic courses. A brief introduction to Mathematica will be provided. The workshop is designed in such a way that students and faculty members will start to learn Mathematica in a few easy steps. We will also explore where you can get access to the software. This is a hands on workshop within a combined Mac/PC environment. Space is limited so register early. Available to all students, faculty, and staff. 

  • Predatory Publishers: How not to fall victim
    Tuesday: March 20, 2018 @ 11 am to 12:30 pm
    Instructor: Dan Kipnis | Bio
    Over the past few years Predatory Publishers have grown exponentially and understanding how to avoid them has become a key skill for researchers.  This workshop/presentation will introduce Rowan faculty, staff and students who are interested in publishing in reputable journals on how to avoid falling victim to Predatory Publishers. 

  • Getting Started With GarageBand
     Wednesday: March 21st, 2018 @ 1 pm-2:30 pm
    Instructor: Tom Dewysockie | Bio
    Interested in using software to make music? GarageBand is an ideal place to start. Come learn the basics of GarageBand, a digital audio workstation for MacOS and iOS! In this workshop you will learn Garageband’s interface, how to use a MIDI keyboard to record software instruments, how to record audio, use loops, and use drummer. Most importantly, you will come away with the tools to continue developing your music production skills long after you’ve mastered GarageBand.

  • Introduction to Mathematica   
    Monday: March 22, 2018 @ 11 am to 12:30 pm
    Instructor: Anwar Hussein | Bio
    In this workshop, we will take a hands-on approach to Mathematica, a mathematical computational program often used in Calculus and Statistic courses. A brief introduction to Mathematica will be provided. The workshop is designed in such a way that students and faculty members will start to learn Mathematica in a few easy steps. We will also explore where you can get access to the software. This is a hands on workshop within a combined Mac/PC environment. Space is limited so register early. Available to all students, faculty, and staff. 

  • Wikipedia Workshop   
    Monday: March 22, 2018 @ 1 pm to 2:30 pm
    Instructor: John Jiras and Debbie Gaspar

  • Researching with Policy Map: An online mapping tool  
     
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018 @ 11 am
    Instructor: Betsy Minnich | Bio
    This introductory workshop will provide an overview of PolicyMap, an online tool for mapping data and demographics in a wide variety of professions, such as marketing, real estate, health, finance, and government planning. We will review features and functionality including the creation of Maps, Tables, Reports and 3-Layer Maps. Searching by census tract, block groups and other boundaries, as well as, the creation of custom regions. Finally, you will learn about how to import and upload your own data.

  • Predatory Publishers: How not to fall victim
    Wednesday: March 28, 2018 @ 1 pm to 2:30 pm
    Instructor: Dan Kipnis | Bio
    Over the past few years Predatory Publishers have grown exponentially and understanding how to avoid them has become a key skill for researchers.  This workshop/presentation will introduce Rowan faculty, staff and students who are interested in publishing in reputable journals on how to avoid falling victim to Predatory Publishers. 

  • Don’t Get Hacked: Strategies for Success
    Thursday: March 28, 2018 @ 10 am to 11:30 am
    Instructor: Tim Dewysockie | Bio
    With the increasing rate of hacks, protecting one's digital security is harder than ever. While we can never fully mitigate risk there are tools available that can help: two-factor authentication, password managers, and VPNs. Learn more about these important tools and get other tips for protecting yourself online.

  • Wikipedia-thon: Local Woman’s History  
    Friday: April 6, 2018 @ 12 am to 11:30 am

 


Fall 2017 Past Workshops

Spring 2017 Past Workshops