Abilene Christian University

Upcoming Event Details – Spring 2020

All upcoming events for the Scholars Lab have been cancelled for Spring 2020. We hope to see you in the Fall!

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What You Need to Know about ACU's Open Access Policy

*RSVP Required - Lunch provided

Date: March 24
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location: Scholars Lab - Brown Library Room 326

Event Description: 
Have you heard about the Open Access policy at ACU? Interested in learning more? Join Erica Pye, Scholarly Communications Librarian, as she introduces the policy and how it connects to Activity Insight and the institutional repository, Digital Commons

Digital Scholars Grant Presentation with Dr. Austin and Dr. Shirley

*RSVP Required - Lunch provided

Date: April 13
Time: 11:45am - 12:45pm
Location: Scholars Lab - Brown Library Room 326

Description:
Come learn how Dr. Lynette Austin and Dr. Trey Shirley used grant funds from the Digital Scholars Grant to support and further their digital research projects. Dr. Austin used funds to help further the development of an online language assessment tool. Dr. Shirley used funds to purchase software involving eye-tracking technology for research in Art & Design courses. 

Digital Scholars Grant Presentation with Dr. Nick Tatum

RSVP appreciated

Date: April 20
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Innovation Foundry - Third Floor Brown Library

Description:
Come hear Dr. Nick Tatum share his expertise on the PROCESS Macro SPSS add-on. Dr. Tatum used grant funds to attend workshops to expand his knowledge of SPSS

 

Dr. Cliff Barbarick Research Presentation

*RSVP required - Lunch provided

Date: April 29 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location: Scholars Lab - Third Floor Brown Library Room 326

Past Events

Library Services for Online Students and Faculty

*RSVP Required - Lunch provided

Date: February 4
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location: Scholars Lab - Brown Library Room 326

Event Description: 
Do you teach online classes? Do you know what library services and resources are available to online students and the faculty who teach them? Join Online Learning Librarian, Dr. Melissa Atkinson, as she helps faculty and librarians navigate the many library services and resources available to online students and faculty. Specific services include sending books to online students, proactive chat, and an email list for research tips sent to online students.

Creatively Enhance Map-Based Projects with ArcGIS and Illustrator

*RSVP Required - Lunch provided

Date: February 18
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location: Scholars Lab - Brown Library Room 326

Event Description: 
Data-driven maps are great for internal research and decision-making, but what about external communication? Join Amos Gutierrez, Learning Technology Specialist and Adobe Ambassador, to learn how to enhance data-driven maps from ArcGIS using Adobe Illustrator to effectively communicate your research.

Lunch in the Lab - with Dr. Dennis Marquardt

*RSVP Required - Lunch provided

Date: March 2nd
Time: 11:45am - 12:50pm
Location: Scholars Lab - Brown Library Room 326

Event Description: 
"Lunches in the Lab" are repeating events featuring an ACU faculty member sharing and discussing their research. This semester we are honored to have Dr. Dennis Marquardt (Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management) share his research on the following topic:

How Manager Goal Orientation relates to Employee Unethical and Prosocial Behavior