Self-Directed Courses

The following courses are available as self-directed tutorials, which can be completed at your convenience. If you require additional assistance, you may also make an appointment with a librarian to receive more in-depth instruction on any of these topics.

Blackboard Collaborate
Easily produce online learning sessions for small or large groups, including the ability to elicite active feedback from participants and record sessions to share with those unable to attend the live session.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Basics
Learn how to create a spreadsheet, enter data and formulas, and manipulate cells. Knowledge of Windows required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Intermediate
This session will cover the use of dynamic formatting elements in an Excel spreadsheet - this includes advanced formulas and the use of "IF" logic statements to create adaptive spreadsheets. Moderate experience with Excel or completion of the "Excel: Basic" class is required.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Graphing
Discuss the use of graphs and practice creating graphs in Excel. Knowledge of Windows and Excel required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Basics
An introduction to creating screencast videos using the Camtasia software. Learn to make computer screen capture video tutorials using Camtasia. With Camtasia, you can record your screen and create an accompanying audio track - it works for websites, PowerPoint presentations, or any software/application you have on your computer.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Editing
Learn how you can edit your Camtasia screencast videos to correct errors and enhance your content.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Quizzes
Learn how to integrate quizzes to add an interactive component to your Camtasia presentations.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Current Events Schedule

September 2014

Faculty Development Session-Design to Align: How to Develop an Effective Education Research Study Design

Tuesday
Sep 30, 2014
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Room: TBA
Ellen, Goldman, MBA, EdD, Ellie Hamburger, MD and Alexandra Gomes

October 2014

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Oct 1, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Himmelfarb Library Session on RefWorks for SON Students

Library session.

Wednesday
Oct 1, 2014
8:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Room: Online
Laura Abate

RefWorks

RefWorks is a web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create a own personal database by importing references from online databases and facilitates bibliography creation. This program is useful when writing papers, collecting research bibliographic references and formatting the paper and the bibliography.

Wednesday
Oct 1, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate

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Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Oct 2, 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate and Rayna Sobieski

Himmelfarb Library Table at Teaching Day

Library session.

Friday
Oct 3, 2014
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Room: TBA
Alexandra Gomes, Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Oct 8, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Oct 9, 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate and Rayna Sobieski

Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb: Healthy Tailgating

Whether you're planning a tailgating party or just getting together with friends, learn how you can make your event a blast with new recipes. Expand your menu by joining Lauren Mulcahy from Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom as she demonstrates some healthy recipes. Samples will be provided! Registration for this FREE Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb event is limited.

Tuesday
Oct 14, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: 202
Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom

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Himmelfarb Library Social Media for PAs

Library session.

Tuesday
Oct 14, 2014
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: TBA
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Oct 15, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Oct 16, 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate and Rayna Sobieski

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Oct 22, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Oct 23, 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate and Rayna Sobieski

CIS Informatics session 3 EBM

Library session.

Tuesday
Oct 28, 2014
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Room: Ross Hall, 201
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Oct 29, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

CIS Informatics session 3 EBM

Library session.

Thursday
Oct 30, 2014
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Room: Ross Hall, 201
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Oct 30, 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate and Rayna Sobieski

November 2014

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 5, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Nov 6, 2014
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: B103
Laura Abate and Rayna Sobieski

Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb: Fast and Healthy Dinners

Too busy studying to cook? Come learn how to make some quick and healthy dinner with Lauren Mulcahy from Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom. Samples will be provided! Registration for this FREE Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb event is limited.  

Monday
Nov 10, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: 202
Whole Foods Market Foggy Bottom

[Register]

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 12, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Nov 19, 2014
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room: GWSPH Resource Room
Librarians

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