Cody Charvat, operations officer for Sedgwick County Emergency Management, will conduct a training session for chief emergency building coordinators (CEBC) and emergency building coordinators (EBC) from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, March 23 in 142 Rhatigan Student Center.

The training session is for new EBCs or any current coordinators wishing to attend a refresher session.

Those interested can sign up for “Emergency Building Coordinator (EBC) Overview” in myTraining.

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The Institute for the Study of Economic Growth is hosting a workshop and hackathon event open to the campus community from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 8 in Woolsey Hall. Agent-based modeling is a way to answer questions and do science by conducting computer-based simulations.

With the workshop training, participants can code their own simulations using free software from NetLogo.

This event focuses on a hands-on approach no matter the person’s experience. Beginners are not only welcome but are encouraged to attend. In the afternoon, attendees will compete for prizes using the skills they have learned. The workshop is a useful resume builder.

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Want to go above and beyond on an upcoming presentation? Then attend the next edition of the Savvy Scholars workshop, “Creating Effective Research Posters,” from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 in 217 Ablah Library or on Zoom.

The workshop will teach participants how easy it is to create impactful and visually compelling posters to communicate research. It’s the perfect way to help stand out at any conference, presentation or competition.

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Spending too much time collecting and cataloging citations? EndNote Citation Management Software can help eliminate the complications of citing sources by helping users upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles and insert citations directly into a Word document.

Attend the workshop, EndNote Citation Management Software, from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 in 217 Ablah Library 217 or via Zoom.

All graduate students, faculty and staff who are interested in or planning to conduct questionnaire-based research are encouraged to attend an academic questionnaire design workshop 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in 100A Woolsey Hall. The workshop will be presented by Dr. A. Lynn Matthews, assistant professor of the Barton School of Business. It is intended for those at all levels.

The workshop will focus on questionnaire design and formatting, as well as how to create quality questions to get quality data. The questionnaire design workshop will run from 1 to 3 p.m., and the hands-on lab will run from 3 to 4 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring the following to the workshop:

  • Lunch, coffee and snacks.
  • Projects and ideas to discuss during the hands-on portion.
  • A laptop or other device.

The workshop is hosted by the Office of Planning and Analysis and the Barton School Marketing Department. For more information, contact Whitney Crager at whitney.crager@wichita.edu.

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Looking to invent something? If the answer is yes, attend “Intellectual Property Basics,” the next workshop hosted by WSU Libraries in its Entrepreneurship Research Series from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28 in 217 Ablah Library.

Participants learn how to protect their inventions, designs, manuscripts, trade secrets and more.

Finding the right OER for courses can be daunting for faculty. The workshop, “Beyond the Basics: Finding, Evaluating and Adopting OER,” will review the best places to begin searching for OER textbooks, assignments, lectures and other materials. Join the workshop at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 via Zoom.

It will also cover how to evaluate OER to make sure it’s a good fit for students and the institution. Since planning time is precious, participants will be encouraged to practice searching and evaluating during the workshop to make the best use of their time.

This event is open to all Kansas faculty. For more information, email Victoria Koger at victoria.koger@wichita.edu.

NVIDIA, NetApp and Mark III Systems are hosting a free AI/Machine Learning Education Series for Wichita State students, faculty, staff and the greater community for spring 2023.

These sessions will feature machine-learning (ML) experts, who will dive into current trends around AI/ML via tutorials and hands-on rapid labs designed around practical AI education. This series is virtual and will be delivered remotely via Jupyter Notebooks.

  • Intro to Machine Learning and AI: The Basics, A Tutorial, and Lab — 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 8.
  • Introduction to Deep Learning and Neural Networks — 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 22.
  • Introduction to Datasets — 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 5
  • Introduction to Computer Vision — 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 19
  • Getting Started with Containers and AI — 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 3
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Enjoy exploring social trends, weather predictions or other data-driven topics and looking for a simple way to view and analyze the data? WSU Libraries invites the campus community to its workshop, Getting Started with Data Visualization in ArcGIS Online. It will introduce the major tools for data visualization that are easily accessible.

The workshop will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 in 217 Ablah Library or via Zoom.

All faculty and staff are invited to attend one of three upcoming Curriculum Management (CIM) virtual training sessions available this semester at the following dates and times:

  • 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22.
  • 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.
  • 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20.

The one and a half hour Zoom session will provide a demonstration of how to submit a curriculum change proposal via the online CIM course and program forms, how to search for existing proposals, how a proposal moves through the electronic workflow, and how to approve proposals. The last 30 minutes will be dedicated to questions.

Registration is required to attend the session. To register, visit the myTraining link on the Faculty/Staff tab of myWSU, then search for “CourseLeaf Curriculum (CIM) Administrator & Faculty Remote Training.”

A link to the session will be emailed in advance of the training after registering. Reach out to the instructor if a Zoom link has not be emailed within 24 hours of the registered session. Contact the following for each session:

  • For the Feb. 22 session, contact Michelle Haetten, business technology analyst at the Registrar’s Office, at 316-978-6096 or at michelle.haetten@wichita.edu.
  • For the March 28 and April 20 sessions, contact Ginny Vincent, catalog editor at the Registrar’s Office, at 316-978-5395 or at ginny.vincent@wichita.edu.

To log into CIM during the training session, participants will need a dual authentication (DUO) device.

Staff and faculty who are unable to attend a session can view CourseLeaf user guides on the Registrar Office’s website.