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November 2019

Walk-In Math Assistance

Monday, November 18th @ 2:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:10 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 2nd, 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 appointments. Walk-ins should be used for quick questions or clarification. It is advisable that students seeking assistance bring class notes and material with them.

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Learning Coach

Tuesday, November 19th @ 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 multiple-choice and short-answer tests Taking lecture notes Preparing for final exams Questions welcome!

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Tuesday, November 19th @ 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 appointments. Walk-ins should be used for quick questions or clarification. It is advisable that students seeking assistance bring class notes and material with them.

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Library Research Tips

Tuesday, November 19th @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
John E. Robbins Library

Get some great tips on how to find academic books and peer-reviewed articles through the BU Library, as well as options for how to manage your research citations.

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Promote Your Event @ BU Events Calendar

Tuesday, November 19th @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library
Free

THIS INTERNAL WORKSHOP IS AVAILABLE TO BU EMPLOYEES. The BU Events Calendar keeps the campus and broader community up-to-date on all the different events happening on campus.  Don't miss this opportunity to learn about how you can make the most of the calendar for your promotion and registration needs. Facilitator: Craig Cesmystruk, BU Web Content Editor Accessibility Considerations?  If you have any accessibility needs or questions, please contact Erica Brown at browne@brandonu.ca or (204) 727-7494. To Register: In the field…

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Math Workshop – Linear Equations, Equation of a Line

Tuesday, November 19th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brodie Building, Room 1-53

When:  Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where:  Rm. 1-53, Brodie Building After this workshop, students should be able to: Solve linear equations Solve linear inequalities Use the linear equations in various real life applications Write the equation of a line This workshop is appropriate for the following courses: Basic Math (62:090) Core Math (62:091) Pre-Calculus (62:150) Intro to Statistics (62:171) Calculus (62:181) Intro to Chemistry (18:090) General Chemistry I (18:160) General Chemistry II (18:170)

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Walk-In Writing Assistance

Tuesday, November 19th @ 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 content of their papers, including revisions to papers that are suggested during appointments

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Learning Coach

Tuesday, November 19th @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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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 multiple-choice and short-answer tests Taking lecture notes Preparing for final exams Questions welcome!

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Tuesday, November 19th @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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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 appointments. Walk-ins should be used for quick questions or clarification. It is advisable that students seeking assistance bring class notes and material with them.

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BU beard expert will wag chin on growth of whisker culture

Tuesday, November 19th @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gathering Space, John E. Robbins Library
Free

Christopher Schneider Brandon University resident beard expert will be giving a free public talk about the growth of online beard culture. It’s part of BU’s Movember, which is bringing attention to men’s health and wellness, as well as the related research being done at BU around men’s issues and masculinity. Dr. Christopher Schneider is a BU sociology professor who boasts an impressive beard of his own. What he found when he turned his sociological insights toward the beard-growing communities on…

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