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November 2020

Time Management & Goal Setting in Online Learning (Graduate Edition)

November 25, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Improve your time management skills and learn about resources at UBC Okanagan’s Library to assist you in research data management.

Thesis Formatting Q&A

November 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Need help formatting your thesis to meet the College of Graduate Studies requirements? Join us for this online Q&A session to ask questions and learn more about how to properly format your thesis for submission to the College of Graduate Studies. Suitable for graduate students of all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 25, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Prep Your Tech for Finals Workshop

November 26, 2020 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on November 26, 2020 at 9:00 am

Free

Join your Peer Technology Assistant for a one-hour session to “prep your tech” for finals!

Thesis Writing: Literature Review

November 26, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This online workshop will provide an overview of the literature review's purpose, audience, and structure. Crucial questions, such as how to summarize the literature succinctly while maintaining your own critical perspective and voice, will be addressed. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW    

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

November 27, 2020 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Online Writing Communities

November 30, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

December 2020

Getting Started with Writing over the December Break

December 1, 2020 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Do you want to finish a writing project, but find it difficult to get motivated? Are you hoping to turn a term-paper into a publication, or do you want to start from scratch? Join our half-day online workshop to get motivated and prepared to write! We will facilitate presentations and discussions on motivating yourself to write, setting writing goals, and converting your paper into a journal article. We will also spend time writing (online) together. Suitable for graduate students, post-doctoral…

UBC Okanagan Library & UBC Library Research Commons Present: Digital Toolkit Workshop Series

Visual Storytelling with Knight Lab

December 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This workshop provides an overview of Knight Lab’s free, online, visual storytelling tools. Participants will learn how to build their own story maps using StoryMapJS, a tool that combines spatial data, text and images to tell stories. Participants will also learn how to create their own interactive timelines using TimelineJS. This workshop is intended for beginners. This workshop is part of the Digital Toolkit series co-presented by the UBC Library Research Commons at UBC-V and UBC-O Library. Register

Online Writing Communities

December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Online Writing Communities

December 2, 2020 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

December 2, 2020 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Writing the Academic CV

December 3, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you are preparing a graduate school application, working in academia, or about to enter the academic job market, this online workshop will help you write a strong CV. We encourage you to bring questions. Suitable for upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Tech Connect Drop-In Sessions

December 4, 2020 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 4, 2020

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 2, 2020

Free

Do you have technology-related questions? Are you having difficulty accessing and using UBC software and programs for online learning? Do you have questions about what technology is available to you as a student?  Come to a Tech Connect drop-in session with your Peer Technology Assistant! Bring your questions about: technical assistance Canvas and other UBC learning technologies access to UBC programs and software troubleshooting software issues information on online learning resources available to you When? Every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00 pm…

Saturday, December 1. Exam Jam

Exam Jam

December 5, 2020

Have no fear, Exam Jam is here! Peers and pros from the Student Learning Hub and Health and Wellness will lead online sessions to support you.

Online Writing Communities

December 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Online Writing Communities

December 9, 2020 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Writing the Academic Cover Letter

December 10, 2020 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you are preparing a graduate school application, working in academia, or about to enter the academic job market, this online workshop will help you write a strong cover letter. We encourage you to bring questions. Suitable for upper-level undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows from all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Thesis Formatting Q&A

December 14, 2020 at 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Need help formatting your thesis to meet the College of Graduate Studies requirements? Join us for this online Q&A session to ask questions and learn more about how to properly format your thesis for submission to the College of Graduate Studies. Suitable for graduate students of all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Online Writing Communities

December 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

Online Writing Communities

December 16, 2020 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 15, 2020

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 16, 2020

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 30, 2020

Free

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Mondays: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. weekly Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Wednesdays: 9 to 11 a.m. weekly Register Now

January 2021

Thesis Formatting Q & A

January 11 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Need help formatting your thesis to meet the College of Graduate Studies requirements? Join us for this online Q&A session to ask questions and learn more about how to properly format your thesis for submission to the College of Graduate Studies. Suitable for graduate students of all disciplines. Questions? Contact csc.ok@ubc.ca REGISTER NOW

Online Writing Communities

January 12 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

T'áncháy Redvers and Joshua Whitehead. January 14.

Authors in conversation: T’áncháy Redvers and Joshua Whitehead

January 14 at 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The UBC Okanagan Library is pleased to present a unique online author event celebrating the diversity of literature created by and for Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer people.

Online Writing Communities

January 14 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 15, 2021

Write with us! Join a weekly Online Writing Community to write together with other members of the UBCO community, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and faculty. The Centre for Scholarly Communication will facilitate short opening and closing discussions and plenty of writing time in the style of the Pomodoro technique. Tuesdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly Thursdays: 1 to 3 p.m. weekly REGISTER NOW

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