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

April 2015

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Apr 1, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

2015 Himmelfarb Library Art Show

The Library is accepting submissions from March 9th through March 27th. The Art Show Reception will be April 2nd from 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

Thursday
Apr 2, 2015
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 2, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
Apr 7, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Apr 8, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 9, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

I am happy to share with you, beginning this Sunday, we have a new date/time for the Himmelfarb Writing center tutor. 

  • Tutor: Justin Kuprevich, (Public Health Student!)
  • Weekly: Sunday
  • Hours: 12:00pm-4:00pm

If students ask how to make an appointment, let them know they need to call 202.994.3765, directly and ask for an appointment with Justin Kuprevich @ Himmelfarb. They can check availability on the WC online schedule at gwu.mywconline.com. (FYI- Appointments can only be made during weekly business hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.)

Any requests for writing help to distance learning students, they can schedule an appointment through the online system and send your paper (at least 24 hours in advance) to gwriter@gwu.edu.

 

Sunday
Apr 12, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Justin Kuprevich

CIS Informatics Session 5 Law Policy Ethics

Tuesday
Apr 14, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Room: Small Group Rooms
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
Apr 14, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Apr 15, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

CIS Informatics Session 5 Law Policy Ethics

Thursday
Apr 16, 2015
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Room: Small Group Rooms
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 16, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

I am happy to share with you, beginning this Sunday, we have a new date/time for the Himmelfarb Writing center tutor. 

  • Tutor: Justin Kuprevich, (Public Health Student!)
  • Weekly: Sunday
  • Hours: 12:00pm-4:00pm

If students ask how to make an appointment, let them know they need to call 202.994.3765, directly and ask for an appointment with Justin Kuprevich @ Himmelfarb. They can check availability on the WC online schedule at gwu.mywconline.com. (FYI- Appointments can only be made during weekly business hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.)

Any requests for writing help to distance learning students, they can schedule an appointment through the online system and send your paper (at least 24 hours in advance) to gwriter@gwu.edu.

 

Sunday
Apr 19, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Justin Kuprevich

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
Apr 21, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Apr 22, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 23, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

I am happy to share with you, beginning this Sunday, we have a new date/time for the Himmelfarb Writing center tutor. 

  • Tutor: Justin Kuprevich, (Public Health Student!)
  • Weekly: Sunday
  • Hours: 12:00pm-4:00pm

If students ask how to make an appointment, let them know they need to call 202.994.3765, directly and ask for an appointment with Justin Kuprevich @ Himmelfarb. They can check availability on the WC online schedule at gwu.mywconline.com. (FYI- Appointments can only be made during weekly business hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.)

Any requests for writing help to distance learning students, they can schedule an appointment through the online system and send your paper (at least 24 hours in advance) to gwriter@gwu.edu.

 

Sunday
Apr 26, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Justin Kuprevich

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
Apr 28, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
Apr 29, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
Apr 30, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

May 2015

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

I am happy to share with you, beginning this Sunday, we have a new date/time for the Himmelfarb Writing center tutor. 

  • Tutor: Justin Kuprevich, (Public Health Student!)
  • Weekly: Sunday
  • Hours: 12:00pm-4:00pm

If students ask how to make an appointment, let them know they need to call 202.994.3765, directly and ask for an appointment with Justin Kuprevich @ Himmelfarb. They can check availability on the WC online schedule at gwu.mywconline.com. (FYI- Appointments can only be made during weekly business hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.)

Any requests for writing help to distance learning students, they can schedule an appointment through the online system and send your paper (at least 24 hours in advance) to gwriter@gwu.edu.

 

Sunday
May 3, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Justin Kuprevich

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
May 5, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
May 6, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
May 7, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

I am happy to share with you, beginning this Sunday, we have a new date/time for the Himmelfarb Writing center tutor. 

  • Tutor: Justin Kuprevich, (Public Health Student!)
  • Weekly: Sunday
  • Hours: 12:00pm-4:00pm

If students ask how to make an appointment, let them know they need to call 202.994.3765, directly and ask for an appointment with Justin Kuprevich @ Himmelfarb. They can check availability on the WC online schedule at gwu.mywconline.com. (FYI- Appointments can only be made during weekly business hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.)

Any requests for writing help to distance learning students, they can schedule an appointment through the online system and send your paper (at least 24 hours in advance) to gwriter@gwu.edu.

 

Sunday
May 10, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Justin Kuprevich

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
May 12, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
May 13, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

Mindful Meditation

Library session.

Thursday
May 14, 2015
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 305H
Librarians

Writing Center @ Himmelfarb

I am happy to share with you, beginning this Sunday, we have a new date/time for the Himmelfarb Writing center tutor. 

  • Tutor: Justin Kuprevich, (Public Health Student!)
  • Weekly: Sunday
  • Hours: 12:00pm-4:00pm

If students ask how to make an appointment, let them know they need to call 202.994.3765, directly and ask for an appointment with Justin Kuprevich @ Himmelfarb. They can check availability on the WC online schedule at gwu.mywconline.com. (FYI- Appointments can only be made during weekly business hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.)

Any requests for writing help to distance learning students, they can schedule an appointment through the online system and send your paper (at least 24 hours in advance) to gwriter@gwu.edu.

 

Sunday
May 17, 2015
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library 1st floor/Writing Center@ Himmelfarb
Justin Kuprevich

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
May 19, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
May 20, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Tuesday
May 26, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Librarians

Himmelfarb Librarian Is In!

Library Session.

Wednesday
May 27, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room: Public Health Bldg.
Librarians

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