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March 2014

Talk: Using Technology to Transform Care

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Helen Wood Hall,
Crittenden Blvd, Rochester, NY 14642 United States
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Ray Dorsey, professor of neurology, will present the next lecture in the Health Services Research Seminar Series on “Using Technology to Transform Care.” The talk starts at noon Friday, March 14, in Helen Wood Hall 1W502.

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February 2014

Webinar: Teaching Music in a Virtual World

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Polyphonic.org, an initiative of the Institute for Music Leadership at the Eastman School, presents a series of free webinars for musicians this spring. The first webinar, “Lessons Without Borders: Teaching Music in a Virtual World,” will be held Monday, Feb. 17, from 8 to 9 p.m. Two professionals will share their stories, strategies, and ideas and answer questions from the audience in a live Q&A session at the end of the webinar. Register here. Presenters: Dr. Nina Perlove, Flutist & Educator…

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December 2013

Augmented Reality at MAG

December 12, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Memorial Art Gallery,
500 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Learn how a new smartphone app is bringing paintings from the Gallery’s collection to life using student-created animations. The presentation by RIT professors Susan Lakin and David Halbstein will be followed by a walk through the galleries to see the animated artworks in action. The lecture and tour are included with Gallery admission.

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To MOOC or Not to MOOC? Opportunities and Perils in Online Teaching

December 12, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Genrich-Rusling Room,
LeChase Hall, Rochester, NY 14627 United States
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This event is part of the Phelps Colloquium series. Speakers: Mark Bocko, Professor and Chair, Computer and Electrical Engineering John Covach, Professor and Chair, Department of Music Eric Fredericksen, Associate Vice President for Online Learning

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October 2013

Rock Music, MOOCs, and Teaching

October 3, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Welles-Brown Room,
Rush Rhees Library, Rochester, NY 14627 United States
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John Covach will be the guest speaker for the “Spotlight on … Series” lecture at 5 p.m. in the Welles-Brown Room. Covach is the Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professor, chair of the College’s Department of Music, director of the Institute for Popular Music, and professor of music theory at the Eastman School. He will present “Even Better Than the Real Thing? Rock Music, MOOCs, and Teaching,” based on his experiences with his online course offering last summer.

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