Events

The Learning Centre hosts an exciting program of events including academic lectures and seminars, symposiums and conferences, workshops, presentations and much more.

 

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  • Jun

    29

    Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace

    Online, 10:00 am

    This workshop applies empirical research on “real-world” classroom and workplace scenarios to teach participants how to make informed decisions about their communicative choices and represent themselves in an appropriate, professional manner.

  • Jun

    25

    Literature Reviews for Humanities, Social Sciences, Education and Art

    Online, 10:00 am

    This online workshop is appropriate for students conducting literature reviews in the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Education.

  • Jun

    23

    Open Pedagogies and Assignments: Using UBC Blogs and the UBC Wiki to Enhance Student Learning

    Online, 11:00 am

    Open pedagogy often emphasize learners and instructors as co-creators of knowledge and educational resources that contribute to the public knowledge commons. This workshop will briefly introduce open pedagogy, explore considerations when asking students to work in the open, and showcase a diverse set of examples of open pedagogy in practice that use the UBC Wiki and UBC Blogs.

  • Jun

    17

    Literature Reviews for Engineering, Forestry, Health Science, Land & Food Systems, and Science

    Online, 1:00 pm

    This workshop is appropriate for students conducting literature reviews in Engineering, Forestry, Health Science, Land & Food Systems, and Science.

  • Jun

    17

    Dissertations and Theses Formatting: Strategies For Successful Submission

    Online, 12:00 pm

    When preparing the dissertation or thesis for submission, students must follow strict formatting requirements. Research Commons instructors will help you with your questions about the nuts and bolts of formatting: page layout, numbering, headings, front matter, and more.

  • Jun

    15

    Speaking Professionally: From Classroom to Workplace

    Online, 1:00 pm

    This workshop provides an evidence-based exploration of oral communication norms in typical classroom and workplace scenarios.

  • Jun

    15

    Conclusions in Research Articles: Writing

    Online, 10:00 am

    Conclusions offer writers several final opportunities to engage with readers. In this workshop, facilitators explore some of the macro-level organizational patterns of research articles written in English, for example, standard sections and section headings, while accounting for disciplinary norms and differences.

  • May

    25

    Abstracts: Writing

    Online, 10:00 am

    Abstracts play a vital role in the communication of research. Studies show that abstracts are the most frequently read part of a research article, and that abstracts help researchers determine whether or not to read the entire study. This evidence-based workshop introduces researchers to two typical structures of abstracts, while accounting for differences in disciplines and purposes. Registration is required.

 

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Art Exhibitions

Art and cultural exhibits at the Learning Centre are curated to delight and educate visitors — and reflect UBC’s mission to create exceptional learning environments and serve the people of British Columbia, Canada and the world.

 

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Event Spaces & Bookings

The Learning Centre offers a range of spaces as unique as your event. Find the right fit for your community gathering, workshop, art exhibition or information booth.

 

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