An overview for graduate students to learn about the benefits of choosing open access for electronic theses and dissertations. Topics include copyright and fair use as it relates to theses and dissertations.
This talk will be based on a presentation made at the Ohio State University's Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Student Parent Symposium targeted toward creating a family-friendly academic environment.
Kyle D. Brown is Director of the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, a professor of Landscape Architecture, and former Interim Dean of the College of Environmental Design at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona, California.
Learn about Open Educational Resources which allow faculty to tailor their course material and save students money. The workshop includes a demonstration of the new Campus Sustainability Initiative page on ScholarWorks, the digital repository of UMass Amherst.
Professor Jane E. Fountain of the Department of Political Science and the Center for Public Policy and Administration will present a lecture titled, "Technological Change as a Variable in State Development."
Laurie LeBreton makes sculptures with handmade paper. Her artwork includes nontraditional books made with traditional binding techniques and paper sculptures constructed on armatures, with saturated, vibrant colors.
October 15—November 2, 2012, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm October 15—November 2, 2012, Fridays 10:00 am-3:00 pm
SophoMORE is a comprehensive, campus-wide initiative that includes school and college specific programs open to all UMass Amherst sophomores, whether you are in your second year of college or classified a sophomore according to your credits.