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Workshops

Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Online

Having trouble with finding the time and motivation to write? Shut Up and Write is a chance for academic writers within the UofT community to write productively in a communal setting.

The sessions will follow the Pomodoro technique where there will be a sequence of short sprints of writing with a few breaks in between.

Bring your work (laptop or paper) and we'll help you with your productivity!

WHO: Current U of T undergraduate/graduate students, faculty, and staff are all welcome

WHEN: Wed Aug 4, 1PM-3PM

WHERE: via BbCollaborate - webinar link will be emailed separately to registrants

HOW: Registration is required (click button below)

There is no cost for attending. Please sign in 10-15 mins early to ensure a smooth start to the session.

Questions? Email kieran.mcgarry[at]mail.utoronto.ca

Hosted by: Gerstein Science Information Centre


The breakdown for the writing session is as follows:

12:45-1:00: Log in to BbCollaborate

1:00:  Intros & writing goals for the session

1:05: start writing (30mins)

1:35: break!

1:40: resume writing (30mins)

2:10: break!

2:15: resume writing (30mins)

2:45: break & social

3:00: end

Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace. 

Facilitators:

  • Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

This hands-on session will introduce you to the basics of Arduino. We will work with a virtual Arduino kit.

At the end of the workshop, you will have a general understanding of circuitry and how to create a simple circuit using Arduino.

 

 

Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Time: All Day Event
Presenter: see website - https://uwaterloo.ca/digital-pedagogy-institute/
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

Annual Event

The two-day virtual conference will take place on Tuesday August 10th and Wednesday August 11th, 2021. The conference will feature keynote addresses, presentations, workshops, and digital tool training in support of undergraduate and graduate teaching and learning. While broadly focused on Digital Pedagogy, the conference themes include: digital pedagogy best practices in STEM, the Humanities, and the Social Sciences; digital pedagogy collaborations between faculty, educational developers, librarians, and/or graduate/undergraduate students; digital pedagogy collaborations with organizations outside the academy; the state of digital pedagogy education in higher education; digital pedagogy case studies, including course and assignment innovations; innovative new uses for traditional digital pedagogy tools.

Facilitators:

  • Paulina Rousseau, Liaison Librarian, University of Toronto Scarborough Library]
  • for more details visit - https://uwaterloo.ca/digital-pedagogy-institute/

Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace. 

Facilitator:

  • Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

Learn the basics for creating a Stop Motion video using Stop Motion Studio app and a mobile phone or tablet.

At the end of the workshop, you will have knowledge of the tools, software and steps needed to make a basic Stop Motion video.


 

 

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