Orientation to campus resources for students with startups or interested in startups, including startups and ventures, accelerators, courses and programs, library resources, commercialization, funding opportunities, and Toronto community resources.
You will leave with:
When: January 20, 2017, 12-1 p.m.
Location: MADLab, 1 Below, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Instructor: Carey Toane, Entrepreneurship Librarian firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Feb. 6-17 - Twitter in (mostly) 10 minutes/day
Location: Robarts Library, e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions.
Audience: graduate students (the course is eligible for credit in the Graduate Professional Skills program)
Twitter is a platform for scholarly conversation. It’s used for sharing and discussing research at all stages of the process (even peer review via Tweet!); for current awareness; for networking; for conference participation; and for teaching.
Learn about Twitter and its uses in higher education together with a community of learners, through hands-on practice, class discussion via Twitter, and guided engagement with the public scholarly conversation on Twitter.
By the end of this workshop you will:
Eveline Houtman is Coordinator of Undergraduate Library Instruction at Robarts Library and a PhD candidate at OISE. She has published on social media in higher education.
Jesse Carliner is Communications and Reference Librarian, Robarts Library.
Questions? Contact Eveline Houtman
Research and Writing Seminars: Develop Your Scholarly Voice. Each session in this suite of four interactive seminars integrates the learning of academic research and writing skills and is taught by a librarian in collaboration with a writing instructor. The goal of each seminar is to help you develop your own voice as an emerging scholar by enabling you to identify, situate and substantiate your arguments in the context of the scholarly discussion taking place in your discipline. The seminars are designed for humanities and social sciences students, but all are welcome.
Take any three (3) of the four (4) seminars to earn credit on your Co-Curricular Record.
Learn how to develop critical reading skills and how to incorporate them into the process of research and critical writing. This session concentrates on the skills of analysis and synthesis as they pertain to library research and academic writing. Through short lectures, interactive class discussion and hands-on exercises, you will learn to:
Key terms for this session: Peer review, 3-D Reading, Bloom’s Taxonomy, primary & secondary sources.
Location: E.J. Pratt Library, E-Classroom (room 306) Directions
Other seminars in this series include:
Essential Research Skills workshop series
Set yourself up for academic success by learning essential research skills that can help you save time, get better grades, deepen your engagement with your subject, and boost your confidence. Participants learn how to develop successful research questions; how to effectively search for quality resources; how to choose and critically evaluate the best sources; and how to use information responsibly. These are also skills that employers look for in potential employees
Take these workshops individually or take all four for credit in the Co-Curricular Record. Each workshop will be offered several times over the year - check back for more dates.
Essential Research Skills: Finding Scholarly Sources
Location: Robarts LIbrary. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions
Description: Engaging with the research literature on a topic is essential to your own research, whether you’re writing a paper for an undergraduate assignment or doing original research for your Ph.D. dissertation. Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:
Questions? Please contact Eveline Houtman.
Other workshops in the series:
Introduction to Business Resources
Students of all disciplines learn the types of documents available related to company, industry and market research. Includes overview of public versus private companies, subscription resources, government sources of information, and evaluating sources found online.
You’ll learn how to:
When: January 27, 2016, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Instruction Lab, 2nd floor, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Holly Inglis, Public Services Librarian, Rotman. email@example.com
Carey Toane, Entrepreneurship Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org