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Spring 2017 Reading Groups

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Campus Conversation

Artificial Intelligence – A Multidisciplinary Conversation

Wednesday March 19:00-10:00 am, LTC Forum

Wednesday March 15, 9:00-10.00 am, LTC Forum

Description:

Artificial intelligence (or “AI”) is a term describing computer technologies that mimic or emulate the human capacity to sense, learn, reason and take action.  These technologies are already showing up in our personal lives (e.g. Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri and Google Assistant) but are just beginning to broadly impact the work environment.  The long-term impact on traditional jobs is causing anxiety as we anticipate a disruption that is as transformative as the industrial revolution.  UD is in a unique position to pursue both the technical advances in AI while exploring its impact on all sectors of society including the ethical and social justice dimensions.  This session provides an avenue for a non-technical multidisciplinary discussion of what AI is, its potential impact on society and how UD could respond with scholarly and curricular possibilities.

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Current Info For Faculty/Staff

Faculty Award Winners

UD faculty receiving the SOCHE Faculty Excellence Awards are (from left to right):  Joshua Heyne (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering), Allison Kinney (Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering), Susan Trollinger (English), Sandra Yocum (Religious Studies), Victoria VanZandt (Law).  Not pictured:  Kellie Schneider (Engineering Management, Systems & Technology).


2nd Annual Assessment Speaker - Karen Tarnoff, Ph.D.: Campus-wide Sessions, Feb. 23-24

Dr. Karen Tarnoff, assessment speaker, writer, and workshop facilitator, will be on campus February 23-24 to facilitate a series of sessions with the overarching goals of cultivating a culture of assessment at UD and considering how we can strengthen our assessment practices to improve student learning. The following two sessions are open to the campus community (click here for descriptions):

Thursday, Feb. 23:

Keynote: What Assessment Is and Isn't

11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in the Law School's Mathias H. Heck Courtroom 

Registration is not required.

Friday, Feb. 24: 

Luncheon: The Assurance of Learning Process

11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Kennedy Union East Ballroom (The program will begin around 11:50 a.m.)

Registration is requiredClick here to register

 


COMMON ACADEMIC PROGRAM CONVERSATION (CAP 101): SPRING 2017

Participate in an interactive session with Sawyer Hunley, Assistant Provost for the Common Academic Program, to get answers to your questions about CAP and to offer your reflections.

Click here to register for one of the sessions this semester in the LTC:

Monday, Mar. 1310:00 to 11:00 AM in Meeting Space (room 028)


SPRING 2017 WORKSHOP REGISTRATION: FAITH TRADITIONS CONVERSATION AND COURSE DEVELOPMENT

Engage with colleagues to examine the idea of a Crossing Boundaries-Faith Traditions course and how it can relate to different disciplines. For faculty interested in applying for a Faith Traditions course development grant, a second workshop will be offered to help participants develop their proposals.

Click here to REGISTER for Faith Traditions Workshops

Click here to access the Crossing Boundaries-Faith Traditions Course Development RFP

Current Info For Students

Tutoring

We heard your call and now we're here! Visit Walk-In Tutoring during its new days and times: Sundays through Thursdays from‚ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM‚ in Marianist Hall Learning Space. Visit us at‚ go.udayton.edu/tutoring‚ for more information.

Write Place

Come visit us at our new site in The Knowledge Hub located on the first floor of Roesch Library.  

Our drop-in business hours are (no appointment necessary):

Sunday: 4-8 pm
Monday through Thursday: 10-8 pm
Friday: 10-2 pm
Global Learning Support

Take advantage of the many ways you can learn from and with people different from yourself! The Office of Learning Resources offers a wide variety of services to help everyone become successful learners in American classrooms.

GLOBAL LEARNING SUPPORT

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LTC Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters:

Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 12 am

Friday: 8 am - 5 pm

Sunday: 5 pm - 12 am

Summer:

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm

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Fall and Spring Semesters:

Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 12 am

Friday: 8 am - 3:30 pm

Sunday: 5 pm - 12 am

Summer:

Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm

Friday: 8 am - 3:30 pm

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Contact Information

Ryan C. Harris Learning Teaching Center

Roesch Library Ground Floor 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1302

937-229-4898