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November 2020

APA 7 – Citation Basics

Tuesday, November 3rd @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University

This workshop provides an overview of APA (7th Edition) requirements for in-text citations and references. Students will be shown examples of in-text citations using direct quotes and paraphrasing techniques. The workshop also offers examples of how different online resources should be cited in the reference section. The instructor will highlight helpful online resources and discuss the link between proper citation and academic honesty. When: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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Study Skills

Tuesday, November 3rd @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where: To join please have Microsoft Teams set up and click on the following link. Make sure you’re logged in with your BU account. For information about setting up Microsoft Teams and signing in please visit this page.

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APA Changes – 7th Edition

Friday, November 6th @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
Brandon University

This workshop highlights the most significant changes to the latest edition of the American Psychological American Style Manual, the APA 7th Edition. Topics include changes in formatting, in-text citations, referencing and mechanics. The workshop will also discuss changes which promote inclusive, less-biased language. When: Friday, November 6, 2020 Time: 11:00-11:40 am Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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Thesis Statement Basics

Monday, November 16th @ 10:10 am - 10:50 am
Brandon University

This workshop will cover basic aspects of thesis construction, placement, and development. Students will be encouraged to evaluate sample thesis statements to determine their potential effectiveness. When: Monday, November 16, 2020 Time: 10:10-10:50 am Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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Essay Basics

Monday, November 16th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
Brandon University

After this workshop, students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function. Along with the basic structure, this workshop will cover the following: purpose of the essay, selecting and narrowing a topic, levels of English and use of scholarly language, formulating a thesis statement (brief introduction), evidence and how is it used, and how to access additional resources both on campus and online. When: Monday, November 16, 2020 Time:…

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Academic Integrity: Preventing Plagiarism

Tuesday, November 17th @ 10:10 am - 11:00 am
Brandon University

This workshop addresses plagiarism and ways students can prevent it to be in accordance with the university’s academic integrity policy. The focus is on useful techniques for paraphrasing. When: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Time: 10:10-11:00 am Where: Zoom link below https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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APA Changes – 7th Edition

Wednesday, November 18th @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Brandon University

This workshop highlights the most significant changes to the latest edition of the American Psychological American Style Manual, the APA 7th Edition. Topics include changes in formatting, in-text citations, referencing and mechanics. The workshop will also discuss changes which promote inclusive, less-biased language. When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Time: 11:40 am to 12:30 pm Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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Thesis Statement Basics

Wednesday, November 18th @ 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Brandon University

This workshop will cover basic aspects of thesis construction, placement, and development. Students will be encouraged to evaluate sample thesis statements to determine their potential effectiveness. When: Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Time: 3:00-3:50 pm Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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Essay Basics

Thursday, November 19th @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Brandon University

After this workshop, students should be able to identify the basic parts of the essay (introduction, body, conclusion) and describe how they function. Along with the basic structure, this workshop will cover the following: purpose of the essay, selecting and narrowing a topic, levels of English and use of scholarly language, formulating a thesis statement (brief introduction), evidence and how is it used, and how to access additional resources both on campus and online. When: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Time:…

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Grammar Basics

Friday, November 20th @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Brandon University

After this workshop, students should be aware of the most common grammar errors students make, and have strategies for how to address these errors. The areas covered will include comma splice errors, pronouns and agreement, active vs passive voice, and proper use of apostrophes. The instructor will also provide links to additional grammar resources. When: Friday, November 20, 2020 Time: 11:00-11:50 am Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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Grammar Basics

Monday, November 23rd @ 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
Brandon University

After this workshop, students should be aware of the most common grammar errors students make, and have strategies for how to address these errors. The areas covered will include comma splice errors, pronouns and agreement, active vs passive voice, and proper use of apostrophes. The instructor will also provide links to additional grammar resources. When: Monday, November 23, 2020 Time: 11:40 am to 12:30 pm Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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APA 7 – Citation Basics

Wednesday, November 25th @ 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Brandon University

This workshop provides an overview of APA (7th Edition) requirements for in-text citations and references. Students will be shown examples of in-text citations using direct quotes and paraphrasing techniques. The workshop also offers examples of how different online resources should be cited in the reference section. The instructor will highlight helpful online resources and discuss the link between proper citation and academic honesty. When: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Time: 3:00-3:50 pm Where: Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09

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December 2020

Study Skills

Tuesday, December 1st @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where: To join please have Microsoft Teams set up and click on the following link. Make sure you’re logged in with your BU account. For information about setting up Microsoft Teams and signing in please visit this page.

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Exam Prep

Friday, December 4th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Brandon University

When: Friday, December 4, 2020 Time: 10:00-11:00 am Where: To join please have Microsoft Teams set up and click on the following link. Make sure you’re logged in with your BU account. For information about setting up Microsoft Teams and signing in please visit this page.

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Exam Prep

Tuesday, December 8th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University
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When: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where: To join please have Microsoft Teams set up and click on the following link. Make sure you’re logged in with your BU account. For information about setting up Microsoft Teams and signing in please visit this page.

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