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New Workshops on Plagiarism, Universal Design and Accommodations, also don’t forget Power Publishing Day – Register Today!

Issue Date: 01-24-2020

2020 Power Publishing Flyer


Come to the 5th annual Power Publishing Day at the Alvin Sherman Library! This day long event is a great opportunity to meet editors and publishers from prominent academic publishing houses - Elsevier, Emerald, Taylor & Franics, McGraw Hill, IEEE, SAGE, and Clarivate Analytics. Learn about creating academic videos, open access publishing, textbook publishing, writing and using case studies, where to publish, avoiding predatory publishing, publishing your research, writing a great research paper, and finding the right journal for your paper. Breakfast and lunch are provided by our sponsors. You can attend in person, online, or sign up to get the recordings.

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There's still time to register for an LEC Workshop on Plagiarism and Using Turnitin for your Online Course, Check Your Course for Alignment, and Universal Design and Accommodations-Hosted by ExEL Office

Plagiarism and Using Turnitin for your Online Course

Hosted By: Learning & Educational Center - John Scigliano and Jihong Tang

If you have writing assignments in your course, then you already know that plagiarism can be a problem. This workshop will present the tool, Turnitin, which helps identify instances of potential plagiarism. During the workshop, you will learn about the various ways in which Turnitin can be used in your Canvas course so that you can begin screening writing assignments for plagiarism, as well as grammatical errors.

Date & Time:
Thursday, February 6th, 2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Main Campus - DeSantis 3029

To Register for this course visit -, select TrainCaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule. 

Date & Time:
Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Alvin Sherman Library - 1037


This workshop explains course alignment and its correlation to student success.  Participants will gain an understanding of how courses relate to curriculum, program goals, and accreditation standards.  A hands-on activity will demonstrate how the process of course alignment can reveal gaps in learning outcomes.

To Register for this course visit -, select TrainCaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.

Universal Design and Accommodations

Hosted By: Judith Slapak-Barski, Ed.D., Instructional Technology and Design Specialist, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography and Jennifer Wilson, M.Ed., Director of Student Disability Services

Date & Time:
Thursday, January 30th, 2020
Friday, February 21st, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Main Campus - DeSantis 5026


Learn about universal design (UD) and ways to improve your teaching and accommodate all learners in your classroom. Awareness of these tips and tools can help us make the best choices for our students. 

To Register for this course visit -, select TrainCaster, log in, and then click on Classroom Schedule.

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