Events at the NCSU Libraries You can register for these events at http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/ Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 Zend_Feed_Writer 1.11.5 (http://framework.zend.com) http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/rss Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Jun 18, 2018 Description:

This orientation is required to access the D.H. Hill VR Studio. It will provide a general introduction to virtual reality history, technology, use, making, and safety considerations.

At the end of the orientation, attendees may sign a waiver allowing them to use the VR Studio during open hours.

Time: 12:00 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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D.H. Hill Makerspace Orientation Jun 19, 2018 Description:


Only currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, and staff may attend and gain access to the Makerspace. An NCSU ID is required for this orientation.

This orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the D.H. Hill Makerspace. It will provide a general introduction to the space, best practices and for its use, and importantly, an introduction to potential hazards, protective equipment, and other aspects of safe Makerspace use.

After this orientation, attendees will be given card access to use the Hill Makerspace during open hours.

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: Attendees must be currently affiliated NCSU students, faculty, or staff, and must present a current NCSU ID (Wolfpack One Card). 

Status: open

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Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Jun 27, 2018 Description:

This orientation is required to access the D.H. Hill VR Studio. It will provide a general introduction to virtual reality history, technology, use, making, and safety considerations.

At the end of the orientation, attendees may sign a waiver allowing them to use the VR Studio during open hours.

Time: 1:30 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1660 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1660
Beginning R Jun 29, 2018 Description:

R is a language and computing environment for statistical analysis and graphics that is free and open-source. R can be used for multiple purposes, including statistics, data cleaning, visualization and creating data-driven web applications. R is very useful for producing publication-quality graphs from data. 

This workshop provides an introduction to R using the RStudio environment. No experience with coding is expected. 

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: none

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1647 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1647
Virtual Reality Studio Orientation Jul 5, 2018 Description:

This orientation is required to access the D.H. Hill VR Studio. It will provide a general introduction to virtual reality history, technology, use, making, and safety considerations.

At the end of the orientation, attendees may sign a waiver allowing them to use the VR Studio during open hours.

Time: 2:30 pm

Prerequisites:

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1661 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1661
Tableau Lab: Bring Your Own Data Jul 11, 2018 Description: Think of this workshop as a lab or studio; it is designed to give you the opportunity to experiment with Tableau using your own data. You may be a first-time user to Tableau with the desire to explore your data for insights, or you might need help with refining an existing Tableau project.  Regardless of your need, instructors will be there to work with you individually in this small-group setting. There will be no pre-planned activity or lecture, so make sure to bring your own data to get the most out of this workshop!

Time: 2:00 pm

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1651 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1651
Creating Thematic Maps in Tableau Jul 13, 2018 Description: This workshop will introduce some of the basic mapping features in Tableau through the exploration of a geospatial dataset. Participants will learn how to create several different types of thematic maps and we will discuss best practices in geospatial visualization. While this workshop will not provide a broad overview of Tableau, no previous experience with Tableau is required to attend.

Time: 10:30 am

Prerequisites: none

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1648 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1648
Visualizing Sound with Code Jul 18, 2018 Description:
What does sound look like? Create real-time, generative visualizations using the p5.js web programming language and the sounds from your environment. Participants will write code to view some of the visually observable properties of audio and explore creative coding techniques. Previous programming experience will be helpful but is not required.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: none

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1654 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1654
Coding 3D Landscapes of Sound Jul 20, 2018 Description:
In this workshop participants will use A-Frame, a web framework for building virtual reality experiences, to create audio-responsive 3D landscapes in a web browser with HTML markup. We will provide a basic template for creating generative landscape features that can be customized and animated with sound. Previous programming experience will be helpful but is not required.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: none

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1655 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1655
Elements of Visualization Design Jul 25, 2018 Description: This workshop will introduce core design elements based on accepted best practices grounded in current visualization research. Tools for color and chart selection will be presented and participants will gain practice doing a visualization 'make over'.

Time: 10:00 am

Prerequisites: None

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1649 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1649
Beginning Tableau Jul 27, 2018 Description:

This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to creating interactive visualizations with Tableau Public, a free tool for creating data visualizations and dashboards. Participants will learn what Tableau is, along with strengths and limitations, as well as resources for how to continue learning beyond the workshop. When you leave the workshop, you should be familiar with the Tableau interface and how to make and style basic charts and dashboards. No prior experience is required.


Time: 10:30 am

Prerequisites: none

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1650 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1650
Data Cleaning with R Aug 3, 2018 Description:

Often one of the most time-consuming aspects of doing research is cleaning your data. This workshop will provide participants with an overview and hands-on practice using data cleaning functions in R, specifically from the Tidyverse set of packages (https://www.tidyverse.org/). Topics will include loading data, subsetting, filtering, creating new columns, merging data, stripping out unwanted characters, reshaping data, and by-group processing. This hands-on workshop is most suited to participants who have some prior familiarity with R. 

Time: 1:00 pm

Prerequisites: Some prior experience with R

Status: open

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:58:04 -0400 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1652 http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/events/registration/workshop/signup/index/eventId/1652