October Classes at Miner

Act now! There are still a few spaces left in our October classes! All classes are free for URMC faculty, staff, and students. Registration is required. Register online or contact the instructor.

Blackboard Basics / Oct. 22nd 2:00 – 4:00

Learn about setting up course/organization structure, adding content, folders, text, files, images, links; settings, assignment manager. Instructor is Catherine Delia.

Blackboard Assessment /Oct. 29th 2:00 – 4:00

Learn about determining student outcomes, creating and deploying tests and surveys, understanding the gradebook, and adaptive release features. Instructor is Catherine Delia.

Google Search / Oct. 29th 9:00 – 10:30

Learn quick and easy search strategies and tips for getting more of what you want and less of what you don’t. We’ll take a look at Google Scholar, too. Many of the search techniques covered can be used with other popular search engines. Instructor is Val Hallinan.

Library Survival Skills /Oct. 23rd 9:00 – 11:00

Develop the skills to survive and enjoy your next contact with the library! Learn to better understand citations to books and articles, to use the Voyager catalog, and to find and access electronic books, journals and databases. Instructor is Marilyn Rosen.

PubMed: Learn the New PubMed Interface

Oct. 22nd 11:00 – 12:30

Oct. 26th 2:00 – 4:30

Oct. 29th 9:00 – 11:30

PubMed’s got a new look! Learn to locate your favorite features in the new interface and pick up some tips and tricks for efficiently using the new PubMed. Instructor is Donna Berryman.

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