Category: Learning Commons
The Virtual Computer Lab is a software system that provides 7 X 24 X 365 computer access to applications and systems for anyone that has access to a basic computer. Topics to be covered include making a reservation and connecting with the remote client.
Monday 02/20 @ 11am
Tuesday 02/21 @ 2pm
Learning Commons Conference Room 1 (1310)
Having Gmail as your student email also allows you to access several other Google Applications. We will discuss some of the more uncommon features of these applications as well as using these applications for collaboration.
Tuesday 02/14 @ 9am
Wednesday 02/15 @ 1pm
Learning Commons @ Perry Library Conference Room 1 (1310)
Learning Commons Services and Technologies
On Tuesday, February 7, from 10-11am, faculty are invited to attend a workshop about Learning Commons Services and Technologies.Discover all the resources and services you and your students can use in the Learning Commons. Meet at the Learning Commons Help Desk. Contact Nancy Schafer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 683-4183 for details.
What's New in Information Literacy
On Friday, February 10, from 2-3pm, come to the Learning Commons Instruction Room 1306 and find out What's New in Information Literacy. If you've taught or are planning to teach information literacy & research as a general education requirement, please come to this informative session and hear what's new with the modules, quizzes, and assignments. We'd also like to know what more the library can do for you. Contact Joleen Westerdale at email@example.com or 683-4141 for details.
Attend a Cyber Security Information training session to help educate you on how to stay safe online. Topics include safe browsing tips and how to recognize phishing emails.
Monday 2/6 @ 2pm
Thursday 2/9 @ 11 am
Come to the Learning Commons Conference Room 1 (1310).
If you have equipment (Ipads, etc) checked out from the Learning Commons, please note that the DUE DATE is DECEMBER 16.
After the holidays, equipment will be available for loan on January 7, 2012.
Come to the Learning Commons @ Perry Library to get help!
The Math & Science Resource Center, located in the Learning Commons Room 1312, is offering FREE math tutoring for Math 101, Math 102, and Math 162. Open from Monday - Friday from 9am-7pm.
Writing Tutorial Services is now located in the Learning Commons @ Perry Library, Room 1307. Hours are Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday 8am-12pm. Appointments are required: 683-4013.
WTS provides assistance to both undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines to prepare them for the challenges of composing essay assignments, test preparation, seminar papers, theses, dissertations, and application materials. It is staffed by English Department graduate students. FMI: http://al.odu.edu/wts/
NOTE: WTS is not the "Writing Center," which has changed its name to "Academic Skills Unit." Academic Skills Unit, where you go for the writing sample placement test and exit exam, is located in the Student Success Center, located on the 43rd Street side of the Library. Reach them at: 757-683-3699 or http://uc.odu.edu/academicskills/
Post-Thanksgiving and finals in less than 2 weeks!! Come to this workshop to get some tips for managing stress, organizing work to be done for final assignments and staying motivated through the last stretch.
This event will be held in the Learning Commons @ Perry Library, Conference Room 1311 on Tuesday, November 29, from 12:30 - 1:20 pm.
This is just one of the many Academic Enhancement events held in the Learning Commons.
Minecraft Learning Commons is a virtual, 1:1 reproduction of the Learning Commons @ Perry Library.
Want to learn more? Come to the (real) Learning Commons on Tuesday, November 15 at 12:30 in room 1311. Matt Jabaily will be talking about Minecraft, the construction of the Minecraft Learning Commons, and some of the learning opportunities Minecraft and similar games offer.
For information about how to access the Minecraft Learning Commons or to take a video tour, visit http://www.lib.odu.edu/minecraft/
The Learning Commons @ Perry Library is now open 24/5 -- it stays open from Sundays at 9am through Fridays at 7:30pm. On Saturdays, the Learning Commons is open on the same schedule as Perry Library, 9am-6pm.
For safety, access to the Learning Commons between 12am and 8am is restricted to current ODU students, faculty and staff. Access to all other areas of the library will be closed off at midnight.
Einstein Bros. Bagels Express will open on Wednesday October 12!!
Two media:scape stations are part of the Learning Commons @ Perry Library. A media:scape allows up to six users to display their laptop screens on one large flat-screen monitor. If you're working with a group and sharing documents, images, Web sites, etc, anyone in the group can send their screen easily to the group monitor.
Representatives from Steelcase will be in the Learning Commons Thursday and Friday (10/13-14) from 10am-2pm. Stop by to get some tips on how to use this technology to collaborate more effectively.