Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of July 31

Jul 30, 2023

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of July 31 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events on our Training Calendar.


All times MDT

Monday, Jul 31 (12-1:30pm)
Health Statistics on the Web (Network of the National Library of Medicine)
The importance and relevance of health statistics in various contexts will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to become familiar with the features and scope of several statistics Internet resources through the use of numerous exercises. Objectives: Recognize the differences between data, data sets, and statistics; understand the 4-stepprocess used to locate relevant health statistics for a particular circumstance or issue; identify online resources that provide data sets and statistics at the local, state and national level.

Monday July 31 (12-1:00 pm)
The 5 Most Common Mistakes Supervisors Make (GovLoop)
Join us online to hear from a government expert and learn: Why common supervisor mistakes happen … and happen often; the best tactics to avoid those pitfalls; what your peers have done to avoid making mistakes over and over again.

Tuesday, August 1 (12-1:30pm)
An Endless Game of Catch-Up: Exploring the Impact of ChatGPT on Research and Learning
Our panelists will begin by providing a foundational overview of what ChatGPT is, the basics of language models, and how these models are trained. They will explore the implications of this technology as well as the need to educate students and faculty on what this tool does. Special attention will be paid to the opportunities and ethical considerations surrounding the use of AI in higher education.

Tuesday, August 1 (12-1:00pm)
Great Graphic Novels! Graphic Novel Book Buzz, Part II (Booklist)
We are keeping the graphic novel vibes going through August with the second webinar in our two-part #ReadGraphic series! Join us for a free, one-hour Booklist event featuring representatives from Fantagraphics Books, Diamond Book Distributors, Image Comics, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, and Quarto Kids showcasing GN titles perfect for readers of all ages.

Wednesday, August 2 (12-1:00pm)
Data Visualization with Business Intelligence Tools (TechImpact)
Today data visualization and analytics are at the forefront of decision-making in every organization. Please join us for this webinar and learn from Tech Impact Senior Consultant Erica Blake as she presents on data visualization options with major Business Intelligence (BI) tools, PowerBI and Tableau.

Wednesday, August 2 (12-1:00pm)
How To Save Lapsed Donors (Blackbaud)
Don’t miss this Fundraising How To session to join Blackbaud University’s lead instructor for fundraising best practices, Matt Connell, and learn how to build a donor retention strategy that addresses the most common reasons donors lapse and stop supporting organizations.

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