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CIT Office Hours

Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be availa

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — October 23, 2014


Active Learning: Mind Maps, Minute Papers, Jigsaws and More

Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) Active learning promotes critical thought, collaboration, and engagement with course materials. Students are asked to set memorization aside, in order to share ideas with colleagues, analyze an argument, and apply theories to real-world situations. We will explore techniques that encourage discussion, problem solving, and

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — October 23, 2014


The Memory Project Reception and Short Clips

This October, Duke will be hosting Chinese documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang and three of his fellow documentarians for a two-week residency and the launch of a new digital oral history collection. Starting in 2010, Wu recruited numerous young filmmakers for the Memory Project, dispatching them to 246 villages across twenty rural provinces. More than 1,220 elderly villagers were interviewed and recorded. These interviews also gave the amateur filmmakers from Wu¿s studio a chance to leave the bu

Public Event — October 23, 2014


The Memory Project: Four Chinese filmmakers show their documentaries

Thu, Oct 23, 2014: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Perkins Library Room 217 Chinese documentary filmmaker Wu Wenguang and three of his fellow documentarians will show clips of their work in the Memory Project, a wide-ranging do

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — October 23, 2014


Discussion and Reception with Steve Roden, the 2014 Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED: Join the Rubenstein Library and Center for Documentary Studies for a public discussion with Steve Roden, the 2014 Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Artist. Roden is a multimedia artist based in Pasadena, California, whose work includes painting, drawing, sculpture, film, video, sound installation, text and performance pieces. He will be visiting Duke for a three-week residency in the Rubenstein Library October 13-30, 2014, to study and engage with archival,

Public Event — October 23, 2014


VFF: Text-based disease classification of medical literature

In a recent collaboration with researchers from Indiana University, I have begun exploring ways to use natural language terms and phrases to detect broad disease categories in the titles of articles from the PubMed database. An early attempt classifies four million papers written in five different languages over the last 50 years into nine broad disease categories, visualizing the results as flows and streams to explore the changing focus of medical research over time. This early project was su

Public Event — October 24, 2014


Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Trash Village"

FILM SCREENING: "Trash Village" (Zou Xueping, 2013, 82 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's statement: This is the fourth film in my "Zoujiacun" series within the Folk Memory Project. In 2013, I came back to my village and faced the trash problem all over the village. The children and I tried to improve the environment. This was a tough fight against the trash and ideas of villagers. I felt like the trash was in my heart. The lonely solitary life of 95-year-old grandma Sh

Public Event — October 24, 2014


SSRI~ Workshop: Effective Survey Design for Online, Paper, and Mixed-mode Questionnaires

This workshop examines questionnaire design for online and paper questionnaires, such as screen layout and appearance, the use of images, and other aspects of the user interface which affect the accuracy of survey results. This course does not include programming, but focuses on the conceptual issues and considerations underpinning questionnaire design for online and paper designs. It also considers the design issues involved in combing such modes can be combined with other data collection mode

Public Event — October 28, 2014


Screen/Society--Cine-East: East Asian Cinema--The Memory Project--"Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km"

FILM SCREENING: "Self-portrait: Dreaming at 47 km" (Zhang Mengqi, 2013, 77 min, China, Chinese w/ English subtitles, DVD) / Filmmaker's statement: This is the fourth film in my "self-portrait" series. I went back to the village named 47 km in 2013. My grandfather was critically ill, and I accompanied him as if accompanied by death. The old people and their memories are like dead leaves. I got familiar with the children and we acted together to build a bookroom in village. Between the solitary ol

Public Event — October 28, 2014


CIT Office Hours

Wed, Oct 29, 2014: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bostock Library Room 024 (CIT Instructional Technology Lab) CIT consultants will be avai

For Duke Faculty, Staff & Students — October 29, 2014


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