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Indigenous Education Week

Monday, September 30th - Friday, October 4th
Brandon University

Brandon University is celebrating Indigenous education throughout the campus all this week, with events and installations.

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9:00 am

Learning Coach

Tuesday, October 1st @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 002

If you are a new student, it’s been a while since high school, you want to earn a scholarship, or last semester’s grades weren’t as high as you would like, a learning coach can help you improve your study habits and techniques. Making a weekly study plan Reading textbooks more effectively Making study questions Writing […]

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10:40 am

Citation Basics (APA, MLA, and Chicago)

Tuesday, October 1st @ 10:40 am - 11:30 am
McKenzie Building, Room 005

Following this workshop, students should demonstrate a basic knowledge of the three most common citation styles used at BU: APA, MLA, and Chicago. Students will see examples of all three styles including in-text citations and Reference, Works Cited, and Bibliography pages. The instructor will highlight online resources and discuss the link between proper citations and […]

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11:40 am

Walk-In Math Assistance

Tuesday, October 1st @ 11:40 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:40 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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12:30 pm

Creating Fillable Forms in MS Word 2016 (PC Users)

Tuesday, October 1st @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Convergys Learning Centre, Main Floor – BU Library

THIS INTERNAL WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO BRANDON UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES. In this 1.5 hour workshop, you will learn to create forms in MS Word 2016 that others can fill out electronically. By the end of this hands-on session, you will have the opportunity to create a form that includes features such as check boxes, text boxes, […]

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12:40 pm

Reading Textbooks

Tuesday, October 1st @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005

Reading for university courses is different from reading for pleasure! In this workshop learn effective study skills to reduce the need to read the page over (and over) again

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Fractions Rational Equations

Tuesday, October 1st @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brodie Building, Room 1-53

After this workshop, students should be able to: add, divide, multiply fractions; convert a mixed number to an improper fraction, convert a fraction to a decimal; add, divide decimals; reduce a rational expression to a lowest term; solve rational equations Appropriate for the following courses:  Basic Math (62:090), Core Math (62:091), Pre-Calculus (62:150), Intro to […]

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1:00 pm

Walk-In Writing Assistance

Tuesday, October 1st @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Reference Desk, John E. Robbins Library

Topics that may be covered during seminars and appointments include: topic clarification, essay organization, outlines; thesis formation, sentence and paragraph structure, citations, referencing and avoiding plagiarism Writing Specialist or Peer Tutors will NOT: Edit students’ papers for them, Students cannot drop off a paper and pick it up later “fixed,” Students are responsible for the […]

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1:30 pm

Learning Coach

Tuesday, October 1st @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 002

If you are a new student, it’s been a while since high school, you want to earn a scholarship, or last semester’s grades weren’t as high as you would like, a learning coach can help you improve your study habits and techniques. Making a weekly study plan Reading textbooks more effectively Making study questions Writing […]

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Tuesday, October 1st @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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