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Cora Cooper to talk music and technology at Teaching, Learning, and Technology Showcase

K-State’s free Teaching, Learning and Technology Showcase is 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom. All faculty, staff, and administrators are welcome to attend. Pre-register at ksushowcase.wordpress.com/registration.

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Cora Cooper, professor in the Department of Music, will be one of the main speakers at the technology showcase March 13.  She will present at 11:30 a.m.

What is the “Women in Music” course that you created for fully online delivery?

The course is a look at music, from medieval times to today, from the viewpoint of women’s contributions. In a traditional survey of western art music you’d get in an “Intro to Music” class, the composers would all be “DWEM’s”– dead white European males. In Women in Music, we focus on the women composers and performers of those periods, and then go on to look at women in world music, jazz, blues, country, rock and roll and popular music today.

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Reminder: Social media class starts March 22

“Connecting with Social Media” is a free, online course being offered by the Information Technology Assistance Center. The seven-week course begins Tuesday, March 22, and is designed to introduce K-Staters to the fundamental concepts and uses of various social media tools. The course requires pre-registration.

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