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 Events

Titlesort descending Description Date Provider
Discoverability and Sharing Open Educational Resources

Tue, June 9, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3546823

9 June 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Dissertations and Theses Formatting: Tips For Successful Submission ONLINE

Thu, August 6, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/thesisaug6

6 August 2020 - 12:00pm Library Research Commons
Essentials of Productive Teams

More than ever, organizational success depends on people working together - effectively. The pressure to communicate productively, quickly turn ideas into profitable action and consistently deliver results never decreases.

16 March 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Foundations of Project Management I ( 2 Days)

Learning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of this session and will work together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants to enhance their learning from each other, to experience the development of a strong team, and to develop a model of the culture that they will want to create and execute their projects.

24 November 2020 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Foundations of Project Management I (2 days - Online)

Learning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of this session and will work together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants to enhance their learning from each other, to experience the development of a strong team, and to develop a model of the culture that they will want to create and execute their projects.

8 July 2020 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Foundations of Project Management I (2 days)

Learning teams of approximately five people each will be formed at the beginning of this session and will work together throughout the session.  This will enable the participants to enhance their learning from each other, to experience the development of a strong team, and to develop a model of the culture that they will want to create and execute their projects.

26 October 2020 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Foundations of Project Management II (2 Days)

Participants will work in learning teams of approximately 5 people formed at the beginning of the two-day course. Building on the skills developed in Foundations of Project Management I: A team-based approach, this course will emphasize skills of risk assessment, estimation, budgeting, resource schedule crisis management and continued focus on participating, building and managing teams.

17 March 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Foundations of Project Management II (2 Days)

Participants will work in learning teams of approximately 5 people formed at the beginning of the two-day course. Building on the skills developed in Foundations of Project Management I: A team-based approach, this course will emphasize skills of risk assessment, estimation, budgeting, resource schedule crisis management and continued focus on participating, building and managing teams.

30 March 2021 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Foundations of Project Management II (Online - 2 days)

Participants will work in learning teams of approximately 5 people formed at the beginning of the two-day course. Building on the skills developed in Foundations of Project Management I: A team-based approach, this course will emphasize skills of risk assessment, estimation, budgeting, resource schedule crisis management and continued focus on participating, building and managing teams.

19 August 2020 - 9:00am Graduate Pathways to Success, Mitacs Training
Giving and Receiving Feedback

From the comments in red pen in the margins of papers to the peer review process to the eye-rolls and laughter of an audience during a presentation, much of the academic exercise of advancing knowledge is based on the concept of giving and receiving feedback.

15 June 2020 - 2:00pm Graduate Pathways to Success, Equity & Inclusion Office
Graduate Writing Retreat: June 9-11

Wed, June 10, 2020 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. This June the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) holds its 3 day Graduate Writing Retreat (GWR) virtually.

10 June 2020 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Graduate Writing Retreat: June 9-11

Tue, June 9, 2020 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM See description. This June the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) holds its 3 day Graduate Writing Retreat (GWR) virtually.

9 June 2020 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
Introduction to R and RStudio

Wed, August 12, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552465

12 August 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to R and RStudio

Wed, June 17, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552456

17 June 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
Introduction to Web Scraping

Fri, June 5, 2020 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/calendar/vancouver/webscrapingjune5

5 June 2020 - 12:30pm Library Research Commons
Lay Summaries: Writing

Tue, June 30, 2020 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. Lay Summaries: Writing

30 June 2020 - 10:00am Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication
NVivo Part 1: (PC or Mac) Getting started with NVivo

Wed, July 29, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552464

29 July 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
NVivo part 2: classification and datasets

Wed, July 8, 2020 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552457

8 July 2020 - 1:30pm Library Research Commons
Open Pedagogy with Omeka: Creating Digital Exhibits

Tue, June 23, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3546840

23 June 2020 - 11:00am Library Research Commons
Research Data Management Part 1: Managing Active Research Data

Wed, July 22, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM See description. FREE. For more information and to register for this workshop visit:
https://libcal.library.ubc.ca/event/3552459

22 July 2020 - 3:00pm Library Research Commons

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