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January 2021

Online Writing Communities

January 21 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

Dream Appreciation Group

January 21 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

Participants will connect with others while exploring their dreams. To register please email the group facilitator, Roger Wilson at roger.g.wilson@ubc.ca.

Life Raft Debate

January 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the third annual Life Raft Debate. In the annual UBCO Society of Scholars Life Raft Debate, we imagine that a catastrophic event has wiped out most of humanity and the survivors (the audience) must sail off to rebuild society. Only one final seat remains on the life raft. Five professors will each argue that their discipline is the one indispensable area of study that the new civilization will need to survive. Finally, one professor will take on…

Movie Watch Party

January 21 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Ice(d Coffee) Breakers

January 22 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

UBCO 2021 Orientation & Winter Welcome Activities

Teaching Online Learning Community

January 22 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2021

You are invited to join our Teaching Online Learning Community!  Each week we come together virtually to discuss topics related to teaching online, and to learn from each others’ online teaching experiences. There are many resources available, including: Building Community Planning your Online Course Using Kaltura to Record Lectures Building Virtual Learning Teams Assessing Participation ...and so much more We invite you to submit topics of interest and we will do our best to invite a guest speaker with expertise…

Time Management and Goal Setting

January 22 at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Whether you are writing a thesis, engaging in course work or volunteering, we could all use a bit of support in effectively and efficiently managing our time! Time management in graduate online learning might look different for you this year, so let’s explore ways together to help keep you on track and set realistic goals. Join Nicole Vanderleest, Graduate Online Learning Coach, to learn how to improve your time management skills and learn about resources at UBC Okanagan’s Library to…

The Chess Tournament

January 22 at 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Get a group of friends together and join us online for some great socialization.

Snow Shoe Tours

January 23 at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2021 at 9:30 am

Telemark Nordic Club 4425 Glenrosa Road
Peachland, BC V0H 1X3 Canada
$25

Join UBCO Recreation and Selah Outdoor Explorations for a snowshoe tour this winter.  Come and explore snowshoe trails in your own backyard between Crystal Mountain and Telemark Cross Country Ski area.

Student Leadership Conference

January 23 at 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Looking for ways to make an impact on campus? Register now for the UBC 2021 Student Leadership Conference! Get the opportunity to connect with other student leaders and engage in meaningful conversations! Register before January 22. Register Here

Introduction to Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)

January 25 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop is intended for users with no or very limited knowledge of SPSS. This workshop is broken into 6 sections, each building on the next. Each section will be accompanied by guided examples. If you already know what SPSS is and if you have the program installed on your computer, you can join starting at Section 3. While you may register for any subset of sections, it will be the attendees’ responsibility to familiarize themselves with the content covered…

Thesis Writing: Writing the Literature Review

January 26 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

CTLT – Teaching Remotely with Care: Introduction to Accessible Online Courses and Open Educational Resources (OER)

January 26 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Centre for Teaching and Learning is proud to promote the UBC Vancouver Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT) events to our Okanagan instructors. In the last few months, educators across the globe have been struggling to figure out how to deliver their content to their students, how to assess them, how to connect with them and how to ensure they are safe. One of the priorities that might have been missing from our efforts is to…

Online Writing Communities

January 26 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

UBC Okanagan Arts Career Apprenticeship Program Information Session

January 26 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The UBC Okanagan Arts Career Apprenticeship Program (UBCO ACAP) connects upcoming Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Bachelor of Media Studies (BMS) graduates from the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) and the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (FCCS) with Okanagan-based employers for one-year, early-career employment opportunities. Participating students will receive training and support from UBC Okanagan’s Career Services to help develop career and employment readiness and participate in a competitive…

Growth and Success for International Students

January 27 at 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This is a support group to facilitate international students' adjustment, academic success and personal growth.  This group is run as a closed group.  To participate, please email group facilitator, Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca. There is a maximum of 20 participants so make sure you register.

CTL Virtual Drop-in Hours

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 17, 2020

One event on January 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 8, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on January 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on January 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Drop in for help with your Canvas course set up, questions about Canvas or other learning technologies. Need help with course design, learning activities, or resources for your students? Pop into our virtual office and our helpful CTL staff will be available to assist you. Open to all faculty, instructors and TAs. This workshop is held in Zoom, a link to the event is provided upon registration. REGISTER ONLINE For a full listing of upcoming CTL events, see the CTL Events…

Corporations, Moral Personhood and the Criminal Law: Much Ado about [almost] Nothing

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The Department of Economics, Philosophy and Political Science presents Corporations, Moral Personhood and the Criminal Law: Much Ado about Nothing, a talk by Dr. Roger Shiner. Dr. Roger Shiner is an adjunct professor at UBC Okanagan and Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta. Wednesday, January 27 2:00-3:30pm PST Register Now Much time and energy in the last several decades has been spent by moral, political and social theorists on arguing both for and against the thesis that corporations are…

Copyright for Graduate Students – Different Scenarios

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This online workshop will cover copyright topics that impact graduate students. Copyright and Fair Dealing for theses and dissertations will be covered extensively. Copyright for additional situations, like including things copyrighted by others in your articles to be published in scholarly journals, or conference presentations, or using images for your 3MT presentation will be discussed in this workshop. Please bring any and all questions you have about copyright to this interactive workshop. Register now

Copyright for Graduate Students – Different Scenarios Workshop

January 27 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This online workshop will cover copyright topics that impact graduate students. Copyright and Fair Dealing for theses and dissertations will be covered extensively. Copyright for additional situations, like including things copyrighted by others in your articles to be published in scholarly journals, or conference presentations, or using images for your 3MT presentation will be discussed in this workshop. Please bring any and all questions you have about copyright to this interactive workshop. Suitable for graduate students from all disciplines. Questions?…

Maximizing Motivation, Focus and Wellness

January 27 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Many students are struggling with motivation and concentration more than ever during the pandemic.  This drop-in group is a combination of discussion, mutual support and learning from one another. Students will explore reasons behind excessive procrastination and discuss the costs involved through this structured and supportive group. Learn and practice specific tools to create  realistic goals. Please note that discussion groups are not therapy groups. There is a maximum of 20 participants so please email Liz Jonas at liz.jonas@ubc.ca for…

Journey Together

January 27 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

This group will explore and discuss the emotional health, social health, role expectations, relationship with others and self as a member of the Black and African Diaspora community on campus while facing the challenges of anti-Blackness/Racism. This group is run by a UBCO counsellor who is a person of colour, and aims to create a safe and healing space to share lived experiences with race-related stress.  Together in sharing our common lived experiences, we draw a collective voice to: not…

Virtual Art Classes

January 27 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on January 28, 2021 at 6:30 pm

$10

Virtual art classes taught by two students from the Faculty of Creative & Cultural Studies.

Bell Let’s Talk

January 28
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 Canada

Now more than ever, every action counts.

Online Writing Communities

January 28 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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