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SPAN 300: Intermediate Spanish Readings

Introduction

Welcome to the course guide for SPAN 300: Intermediate Spanish Readings

This guide includes resources that will assist you in completing your class assignments and research. Most of these resources are available online; however, only WSU students, staff and faculty may access resources with the  icon. If you need any further assistance, please contact your librarian, Rachel Crane by email at Rachel.Crane@wichita.edu or by phone at 316-978-5078. For more information on other language-related issues, please explore the WSU Libraries subject guide for Spanish.

                

   

MALIC

Visit the Music and Languages Innovation Center (MALIC)!

Located in Jardine Hall, room 313, the Center houses both the Savaiano-Cress Language Lab and the Thurlow Lieurance Music Library. The Language Lab provides technical assistance for language study, a reference collection of international language dictionaries, as well as audio and video resources held in the University Libraries. It's also a wonderful place for study between classes.

Fall 2017 (August 21 - December 15)

Monday and Tuesday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.*

Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.**

Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.**

Closed Saturdays and Sundays

*Closed Monday, September 4th for the Labor Day holiday.

**Closed Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Welcome to the Digital Literacy Series Workshops!

kathy.delker@wichita.edu

Each semester the University Libraries offers workshops designed to strengthen the skills of students, faculty and staff in the use of online tools for research, presentation and teaching.  Faculty and instructors are welcome to encourage student attendance at library workshops and even offer extra credit for students that attend a workshop (certificates of attendance are available to students upon request).  Workshops are free and open to students, faculty, and the general public.

 

Fall 2017 Digital Literacy Workshop Schedule

 

Register for the workshop you would like to attend by clicking on its time/date link.

All workshops are held in Ablah Library, room 217.

Intro to Excel:  Learn how to create and navigate a basic spreadsheet in MS Excel 2013, a spreadsheet application.

Intro to SurveyMonkey:  Learn how to create surveys, get responses, analyze results, and display results graphically using the web based tool SurveyMonkey.

What is Digital Literacy?  Introduction to essential elements and concepts for describing and understanding digital literacy and its role in our academic and personal lives.

Fake News:  Discerning Fact from Fiction:  This workshop will address the question of what fake new is (and is not), and how you can discern between factual and non-factual reporting.

Open Access and Scholarly Communication:  Open Access is an increasingly important avenue for scholarly publication.  Come learn about the benefits, controversies, and options for publishing your own research in open formats.

Survey of Web Design Tools:  Interested in learning how to create a web site or fix up an old one, but don't know where to start?  If you know little to nothing about web design, HTML code, and styling, then come check out this workshop!  No prior knowledge is required.

Protecting Your Digital Identity:  Learn simple strategies to protect your digital identity.  From managing your privacy settings on social media to managing your online accounts and passwords safely, these strategies will help you to avoid identity theft and become aware of your digital surroundings.

Intro to Infographics:  Infographics are a powerful way to communicate data and ideas visually.  Learn free software and design principles to create your own in this hands-on workshop

For questions, please contact Kathy Delker at kathy.delker@wichita.edu.

Undergraduate Workshop Schedule Fall 2017

WSU undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff are all welcome to attend these workshop. All workshops are held in 217 Ablah, unless otherwise indicated in the WSU Libraries Events calendar. Click on the date/time link to RSVP for each event.

Writing a Literature Review: Learn all the steps to create an outstanding literature review – from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing multiple perspectives to presenting your findings.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 8

Avoiding Plagiarism: Learn to identify unintentional plagiarism, identify strategies to avoid plagiarism and become acquainted with relevant sections of 8.05 Student Code of Conduct at Wichita State.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 15

Search Strategies for Social Sciences: Explore the research process in-depth with example projects while discovering advanced tools and resources along the way.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 22

Search Strategies for Engineers: Discover tools and resources needed for your technology-based research projects.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, September 29

Introduction to Endnote: Learn to use Endnote to upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles, organize citations, and insert citations into a MS Word document.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 6

Finding Government Information: Discover how to locate online government information such as census information, statistics, laws, and more!

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 13

Writing Papers and Citations in APA Style: Learn and practice using the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition style to write and format research papers and citation lists.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 20

Writing Papers and Citations in MLA Style: Learn and practice using the Modern Language Association (MLA) 8th edition style to write and format research papers and citation lists.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, October 27

Interdciplinary Research Strategies:Identify and apply key methods, tools, and resources for successful interdisciplinary research projects

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, November 3

Writing a Literature Review: Learn all the steps to create an outstanding literature review – from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing multiple perspectives to presenting your findings.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, November 10

Endnote Optimization Strategies: Customize citation styles, edit parenthetical citations, and sync multiple devices.

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Friday, November 17
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