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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  • Dec

    8

    Statements of Teaching Philosophy: Writing

    Online, 10:00 am

    Increasingly, faculty positions in both research and teaching streams require a statement of teaching philosophy as one component of a teaching portfolio or dossier. This workshop draws on research to introduce participants to some of the typical stylistic features of the teaching statement. Registration is required.

  • Dec

    3

    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. Any deviation from these requirements may lead to rejection of the dissertation and delay in the conferral of the degree. This workshop will also cover the basic resources that are available to help you with writing your thesis and dissertation.

  • Dec

    3

    Graduate Student Orientation to the Library in 30 minutes

    Online, 9:00 am

    Are you a graduate student and new to UBC? This basic orientation will briefly introduce you in 30 minutes to the people, resources and services at UBC Library. Feel free to drop-in with any questions you might have about using UBC Library.

  • Nov

    25

    Building Digital Exhibits with Collection Builder

    Online, 12:00 pm

    This session is a work-along workshop which will walk you through setting up a simple exhibit using Collection Builder. You will have plenty of time to try building your own exhibit or making edits to the demo with support from the workshop facilitators. We will focus on the single-site use case published through Github Pages which is ideal for small collections or pedagogy.

  • Nov

    24

    Professional Communication: From Classroom to Workplace

    Online, 10:00 am

    In both the classroom and the workplace, the ability to communicate professionally is a valuable skill. 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. Registration is required.

  • Nov

    19

    Digital Publishing with Scalar

    Online, 12:00 pm

    This workshop provides an introduction to Scalar, a free, open source authoring and publishing platform. Scalar can be used to create media rich assignments and open, digital books. Participants will learn how to build Scalar pages incorporating multimedia (e.g. video, text, images, sound), annotations, tags, and metadata.

  • Nov

    17

    Using Zotero for Citation Management

    Online, 7:00 pm

    If you plan to use Zotero to manage your citations: join us for this workshop. This workshop will quickly cover the setup of Zotero and then take a deeper dive into the best way to use the software to keep all of your citations in order throughout your research. Our Citation Management experts will provide tips and trips to get the most out of Zotero and your citation management tracking process in general. Everyone who is using Zotero or thinks they might like to use Zotero is welcome at this workshop.

  • Nov

    17

    Master’s Writing Retreat

    Online, 10:00 am

    Master’s students from across the disciplines are invited to participate in a daylong writing retreat. The retreat will feature an opening panel discussion between graduate students, CWSC staff, and faculty, as well as one-on-one writing consultations with CWSC staff and dedicated writing time. 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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