Events Calendar

r studio graphic. A hexagon with g g p l o t 2.
Jan
31
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a 60-minute introductory workshop about data visualization in RStudio using the ggplot2 package. ggplot2 is part of the tidyverse, a coherent system of packages for data manipulation, exploration and visualization that share a common design philosophy. ggplot2 is specifically for declaratively creating graphics, based on The Grammar of Graphics. Part 2 of a 6 part workshop series, Master the Tidyverse.
image with the words accessible powerpoint design
Jan
31
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
In this workshop, we’ll build an accessible PowerPoint slide deck! We’ll also discuss inclusive presentation techniques and how to share an accessible slide deck online. This workshop will provide practical tools you can use immediately to make presentations more accessible.
illustration of a labtop with a check on the screen
Feb
3
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Are you having trouble installing open source software on your PC or Mac? Not sure what software you should use for your project? Or are you interested in installing software available to you through the UO Software Center? Come to the Data Services Install Night to get personalized technical assistance and advice from PPPM's Jay Matonte. Register now!
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Feb
6
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
Are you interested in learning how to code? Or want to expand your preexisting coding knowledge to Python? Python Workshop I: The Very Basics is the first workshop sequence in a three part series. In this workshop attendees will receive a gentle introduction to Python and general coding. This workshop is for those who have never used Python before or have never coded at all. The goal of this workshop is to teach attendees how to open Python and Jupyter Notebooks and gain experience in typing easy and stright forward code.
r studio graphic. A hexagon with t i d y r.
Feb
7
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a 60-minute introductory workshop about data table manipulation in R Studio using the tidyr package. Tidyr is part of the tidyverse, a coherent system of packages for data manipulation, exploration and visualization that share a common design philosophy. Tidyr provides a set of functions that help you structure data in ways that will make it easier to analyze and visualize. Part 3 of a 6 part workshop series, Master the Tidyverse...
image with words accessible online content: captioning media
Feb
7
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Watching video without sound is increasingly common as parents view lectures while putting the kids to bed and as working students commute on public transit. Captions are especially beneficial for students who are Deaf, hard of hearing, or who experience challenges in processing audio/visual information. We will review Panopto features that enable instructors and students to quickly and easily add closed-captioning to course media. We will also discuss campus resources for fulfilling specific accommodation requests, including non-English captions.
UO Authors, Book Talks
Feb
12
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Knight Library - Knight Library Browsing Room (106)
Join us for a presentation by author Kirby Brown (Associate Professor, Department of English) about his book, "Stoking the Fire: Nationhood in Cherokee Writing, 1907-1970"
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Feb
13
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
As the second installment of the three part series, this workshop delves into the world of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). APIs allow for the extraction and querying of data from online sources without any need to download the data onto your own computer. The benefits of APIs are it allows for the utilization of data that is frequently updated to be utilized continuously, can extract a smaller portion of a much larger data set without have to download it first, and works well with loops and automated processes. This workshop will teach attendees how to process JSON data, format it...
r studio graphic. A hexagon with r e a d r.
Feb
14
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a 60-minute introductory workshop about reading data into RStudio using the readr package. Readr is part of the tidyverse, a coherent system of packages for data manipulation, exploration and visualization that share a common design philosophy. The goal of readr is to provide a fast and friendly way to read rectangular data (like csv, tsv, and fwf). It is designed to flexibly parse many types of data found in the wild, while...
illustration of a labtop with a check on the screen
Feb
17
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Are you having trouble installing open source software on your PC or Mac? Not sure what software you should use for your project? Or are you interested in installing software available to you through the UO Software Center? Come to the Data Services Install Night to get personalized technical assistance and advice from PPPM's Jay Matonte. Register now!
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Feb
20
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
This third and final installment of the Python Workshop series exposes attendees to the rapidly growing field of machine learning. During this workshop participants will be taught the basic underlying principles of machine learning and work through an exercise to generate their own machine learning algorithm. This workshop will be geared towards individuals who have little to no background on machine learning but, have some exposure to coding.
r studio graphic. A hexagon with d p l y r.
Feb
21
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a 60-minute introductory workshop about data manipulation in RStudio using the dplyr package. Dplyr is part of the tidyverse, a coherent system of packages for data manipulation, exploration and visualization that share a common design philosophy. Dplyr is a grammar of data manipulation, providing a consistent set of verbs that help solve the most common data manipulation challenges. Part 5 of a 6 part workshop series, Master the...
collage of images with panopto logo
Feb
21
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Dive into video production! Learn how to create high quality videos, how to incorporate slides and lecture, and how to engage your students through discussions, quizzes, and more! We’ll cover best practices including lighting, sound, video length, and captioning. You will leave this workshop with a practical toolkit of video production strategies that support deep and meaningful student learning.
r studio graphic. A hexagon with d p l y r.
Feb
28
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Knight Library - 267B
Have you been curious about R but hesitatant to dive in? Would you like to develop reproducible code for processing, cleaning, and visualizing your data? Join us for a 60-minute introductory workshop about data manipulation in RStudio using the dplyr package. Dplyr is part of the tidyverse, a coherent system of packages for data manipulation, exploration and visualization that share a common design philosophy. Dplyr is a grammar of data manipulation, providing a consistent set of verbs that help solve the most common data manipulation challenges. Part 6 of a 6 part workshop series, Master the...
illustration of a computer screen
Mar
6
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Knight Library - DREAM Lab - Workshop Space (Knight 122A)
Are you ready to take your Canvas site to the next level? Learn how to save time and stress less by incorporating best practices for online course design. We will cover how to build and deliver modules that increase student usability and ease of navigation, how to promote active learning through Canvas tools, and how to streamline the online classroom site so that students can focus on their learning. Don’t delay! Sign up today!
Sepia tone photo of Native Americans riding horses in desert southwest landscape
Apr
8
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Special Collections and University Archives
RSVP required. Special Collections and University Archives holds one of the finest known copies of this rare and important work and periodically hosts special viewing days for the public. Capacity is limited; click to reserve your spot today!
Sepia tone photo of Native Americans riding horses in desert southwest landscape
Jul
9
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Special Collections and University Archives
RSVP required. Special Collections and University Archives holds one of the finest known copies of this rare and important work and periodically hosts special viewing days for the public. Capacity is limited; click to reserve your spot today!
Sepia tone photo of Native Americans riding horses in desert southwest landscape
Nov
19
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Special Collections and University Archives
RSVP required. Special Collections and University Archives holds one of the finest known copies of this rare and important work and periodically hosts special viewing days for the public. Capacity is limited; click to reserve your spot today!
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