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Workshops: February 2018

Prepare for the JCURA Fair: Prepare your Academic Poster

JCURA - Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Awards

Come join us and work on your poster for the JCURA Fair. We’ll guide you through choosing a style that fits with your discipline and help you develop your own poster. Bring your laptop or tablet for these sessions! Students from any discipline, including the arts, can learn from this workshop. Please note that you will have the opportunity to submit your poster for publication in the JCURA collection, housed in UVicSpace and searchable on the internet – a great addition to your resume!

Giving priority to JCURA students, but interested individuals are welcome to attend, as long as there’s space.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Prepare your Academic Poster
POSTER 2018S 1

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Monday, January 22, 2018 (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Prepare your Academic Poster
POSTER 2018S 2

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Monday, January 29, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Prepare your Academic Poster
POSTER 2018S 3

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Thursday, February 08, 2018 (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Prepare your Academic Poster
POSTER 2018S 4

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Friday, February 23, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Prepare your Academic Poster
POSTER 2018S 5

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

JCURA Student Get Together

JCURA - Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Awards

Join fellow JCURA recipients to share interests, research ideas and some problem-solving. Each session will be informal and student-directed. Light refreshments will be available.

Thursday, January 18, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

JCURA Student Get Together
GET-TOGETHERS 2018S 1

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Joe Parsons (Learning and Teaching Support and Innovation)

Thursday, February 01, 2018 (4:30 PM - 6:00 PM)

JCURA Student Get Together
GET-TOGETHERS 2018S 2

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Joe Parsons (Learning and Teaching Support and Innovation)

Learning and Teaching within the Canadian context (ITACC Series)

ITACC CERTIFICATE - International Teaching Assistant Cultural and Communication (ITACC) Certificate (non-credit) Series

What do we mean by learning and teaching at UVic? In this session, you will become familiar with the approach to learning and teaching, your approach to learning and teaching, and how to adjust your beliefs and values behind teaching and learning to fit the Canadian context.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

Learning and Teaching within the Canadian context (ITACC Series)
CDN CONTEXT 2018S 1

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Friday, February 02, 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Learning and Teaching within the Canadian context (ITACC Series)
CDN CONTEXT 2018S 2

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Prepare for the Fair: Speaking about your research at the JCURA Fair

JCURA - Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Awards

Giving priority to JCURA students, but open to everyone if there is room. This workshop helps JCURA recipients understand the expectations of the Fair. Learn how to easily explain your topic in one minute, practice answering questions about your research from a diverse audience, understand what makes a good title, and more! You are welcome to attend this workshop as many times as you would like, no matter where you are in your research!

Thursday, January 25, 2018 (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Speaking about your research at the JCURA Fair
PREP 2018S 1

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Friday, February 02, 2018 (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Speaking about your research at the JCURA Fair
PREP 2018S 2

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Monday, February 19, 2018 (2:30 PM - 4:00 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Speaking about your research at the JCURA Fair
PREP 2018S 3

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Thursday, March 01, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

Prepare for the Fair: Speaking about your research at the JCURA Fair
PREP 2018S 4

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Working towards international understanding and culture and its impact on teaching and learning (ITACC Series)

ITACC CERTIFICATE - International Teaching Assistant Cultural and Communication (ITACC) Certificate (non-credit) Series

This session will help you understand the similarities and differences between cultures and how they impact your teaching and learning.

Monday, February 05, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

Working towards international understanding and culture and its impact on teaching and learning (ITACC Series)
UNDERSTANDING 2018S 1

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Friday, February 09, 2018 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

Working towards international understanding and culture and its impact on teaching and learning (ITACC Series)
UNDERSTANDING 2018S 2

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Interpersonal relationships: It is all about people (ITACC Series)

ITACC CERTIFICATE - International Teaching Assistant Cultural and Communication (ITACC) Certificate (non-credit) Series

In this session, you will develop skills to address different relationships in your role as a TA, or other teaching role, and how to deal with mis-communication. You will learn how important interpersonal relationships are in supporting student learning, and how to foster increased engagement and participation in the classroom.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 (10:00 AM - 11:30 AM)

Interpersonal relationships: It is all about people (ITACC Series)
PEOPLE 2018S 1

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Thursday, February 22, 2018 (1:00 PM - 2:30 PM)

Interpersonal relationships: It is all about people (ITACC Series)
PEOPLE 2018S 2

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Active learning: What does that actually mean? (ITACC Series)

ITACC CERTIFICATE - International Teaching Assistant Cultural and Communication (ITACC) Certificate (non-credit) Series

UVic prides itself on creating a dynamic learning environment. But what does that actually mean? In this session, we will take a look and experience active, dynamic learning and how you can easily implement in your labs, tutorials, discussion sessions or other teaching environments

Monday, February 26, 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Active learning: What does that actually mean? (ITACC Series)
DYNAMIC 2018S 1

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)

Friday, March 02, 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Active learning: What does that actually mean? (ITACC Series)
DYNAMIC 2018S 2

Location: Harry Hickman Building (Room: HHB 128)

Facilitator(s): Nancy Ami (Centre for Academic Communication)