Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter #331

Climate Change Film Series, MATLAB Workshop, Textbook Alternative Workshop

In this issue

  1. Climate Change Film Series: Climate Refugees
  2. Introduction to MATLAB for Data Analysis
  3. Textbook Alternative Workshop

1. Climate Change Film Series: Climate Refugees

Time & Date: 6pm, April 11
Location: Fogler Library Classroom

As part of the Human Dimensions of Climate Change Film Series, a screening of Climate Refugees will take place in the Fogler Library Classroom on April 11. The screening will also include a discussion led by Dr. Aaron Strong, Assistant Professor of Marine Policy.

Climate Refugees is a documentary that was 3 years in the making and covered 48 countries. The multi-award winning Sundance film has screened around the world illuminating the human face of climatic change.

In addition to the film series, an online guide is available with links to books, films, streaming videos, government documents, and more

2. Introduction to MATLAB for Data Analysis

Date & Time: Thursday, April 13, 6pm-8pm
Location: Fogler Library Classroom

This seminar will offer beginners a hands-on introduction to coding in MATLAB, one of the most popular programming languages used in academic and professional settings. We will start with an introduction to the GUI (graphical user interface) and basic programming syntax. In hands-on exercises, participants will upload files, write script, generate functions, and create figures. Attendees can apply the coding concepts toward a variety of programming languages after the workshop.
Previous coding experience is not required.

Please share this workshop with any students, faculty, or staff who may be interested in participating.

3. Textbook Alternative Workshop

Date: April 25, 2017
Sessions Available: 10-11am; 11am-12pm; 12pm-1pm
Location: Fogler Library Classroom

Join Fogler Library Reference Librarians and Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning Instructional Designers to learn about using free and licensed resources in lieu of textbooks.

In this workshop, reference librarians and instructional designers will work closely with faculty to discover resources that can replace expensive textbooks in your classes. To provide personalized feedback, individual or small group sessions will be organized based on discipline. Please RSVP by Tuesday April 18th to allow for scheduling.

More information on textbook alternatives can be found here.