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Educational Technology Essentials: Canvas Overview & Basics

Days: August 11, 18, 25 Time: 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Location: https://pugetsound-edu.zoom.us/s/92754292586

Canvas Overview & Basics: During the first hour of this session (2–3 p.m.) we will look at best practices for Canvas courses. Is your syllabus posted? Have you introduced yourself and set clear student expectations for your course? Are links to your video conference sessions and virtual office hours clearly identified? We will review how to add content to modules, how to use communication tools and the discussion board, and show you how to build assignments and quizzes. We will also look at SpeedGrader…

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Educational Technology Essentials: Google G Suite

Days: August 12, 19, 26 Time: 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Location: https://pugetsound-edu.zoom.us/s/92754292586

Google G Suite: During the first hour of this session (2–3 p.m.) we will look at Google docs, sheets, Jamboard, and slides. We will review setting permissions and sharing files. During the second hour (3–4 p.m.) the Educational Technologists will be available for Q & A about Google GSuite applications.

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Educational Technology Essentials: Video Conferencing

Days: August 13, 20 Time: 2 p.m.–4 p.m. Location: https://pugetsound-edu.zoom.us/s/92754292586

Video Conferencing: During the first hour of this session (from 2–3 p.m.) we will look at best practices for video conferences. We will show you how to create conferences using Zoom or Google Meet. We will discuss polling, breakout rooms, and the Zoom whiteboard, and we will show you how to use virtual backgrounds. You will learn how to record, save, and share meetings. During the second hour (from 3–4 p.m.) the Educational Technologists will be available for Q&A about video conferencing.

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Wednesday, August 12

Race Matters: "There's No White Flight in the Fight Against Racism"

Day: August 12 Time: 6 p.m.–7 p.m. Location: Google Meet

The Race & Pedagogy Institute invites you to join us for the next in a series of online discussions titled "Race Matters: Continuing the Conversation." This week white faculty and staff will facilitate a discussion titled “There's No White Flight in the Fight against Racism: Puget Sound Faculty & Staff Speak about Antiracist Work in High Ed.” Speakers include Geoff Proehl, faculty emeritus of theater; Mary Boer, faculty, School of Education; Lori Ricigliano, retired Puget Sound librarian; and moderator…

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Loggers Perform Summer Series: Chamber Music Ensembles (virtual)

Day: August 12 Time: 7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall, http://www.pugetsound.edu/schneebecklive

Chamber Music Ensembles | Alistair MacRae, director | Selected performances Enjoy virtual concerts throughout the summer presented by Puget Sound's School of Music. Student, faculty, and special guest performances include the Adelphian Concert Choir, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, Opera Theater, the Jacobsen Series, and more. Tune in on Mondays, Wednesdays…

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Friday, August 14

Loggers Perform Summer Series: Jazz Orchestra feat. Delfeayo Marsalis (virtual)

Day: August 14 Time: 7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Location: Schneebeck Concert Hall, http://www.pugetsound.edu/schneebecklive

Jazz Orchestra feat. Delfeayo Marsalis | Tracy Knoop, director | Performed Feb. 14, 2020

Enjoy virtual concerts throughout the summer presented by Puget Sound's School of Music. Student, faculty, and special guest performances include the Adelphian Concert Choir, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, Opera Theater, the Jacobsen Series, and more. Tune in on Mondays…

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Monday, August 17
Wednesday, August 19

Town Hall with Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sherry Mondou

Day: August 19 Time: 5 p.m.–5:45 p.m. Location: Zoom

Join us for an alumni Town Hall Meeting with Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sherry Mondou, hosted by Vice President for University Relations Dave Beers P'11.

Sherry Mondou will provide a high-level overview of the university’s financial health during these times of enrollment competition, coronavirus, and beyond. 

The Alumni Council will host an informal happy (half-)hour immediately following the Town Hall. Please grab a glass and join us. 

This meeting will be held via…

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Thursday, August 20