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March 2021

How to Write a Good Essay

Monday, March 8th @ 10:40 am - 11:30 am
Brandon University

When: Monday, March 8 Time: 10:40-11:30 am Where:  Access the Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09  (This link also appears in the Workshop section on the Writing Skills Moodle page.) Students will learn how to develop research, pre-writing, and techniques that will help them write good essays.  The workshop will also discuss ways to avoid plagiarism.

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Virtual Book Club: Speaking My Truth

Tuesday, March 9th @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 12:30 pm

Brandon University
Free

"Inter-generationally - story is key. Every one of our stories is unique. These have brought us to where we are and it is important to share these with others, as a way to provide hope."    — Cree Knowledge Keeper Susie McPherson The winter months are for storytelling. In this virtual book club series, we will read and reflect on the stories and experiences of residential school survivors, in their own words, and engage in dialogue around rebuilding, reconciliation, and…

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Pro Series Concert – Daniel Tselyakov, Piano

Tuesday, March 9th @ 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Brandon University

Daniel Tselykaov. Pro Series Program March 2021 Daniel Tselyakov has been acclaimed as “…one of several young musicians in a deep pipeline of keyboard talent coming out of Canada.” (Natasha Gauthier, Artsfile) and “Daniel plays as a nightingale sings with all that he is and all who listen are enthralled for the love it” (Virtuosi Concert Series). Born into a musical family Daniel began his piano studies at the age of five with his father, well-known Canadian pianist Alexander Tselyakov,…

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APA 7th Citation Basics

Wednesday, March 10th @ 1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Wednesday, March 10 Time: 1:40-2:30 pm Where:  Access the Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09  (This link also appears in the Workshop section on the Writing Skills Moodle page.) This workshop provides an overview of formatting papers in APA (7th Edition) with particular attention to in-text citations, references and style notes.  Students will be shown examples of in-text citations using direct quotes and paraphrasing techniques, and examples of how online resources are cited in the reference section.  The instructor will also highlight…

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Math Peer Tutor – Winter Term 2021

Thursday, March 11th @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Brandon University

No appointment necessary, just connect to the Zoom link (below) on the scheduled days/time.  And it’s free! The Math Peer Tutor will be available: Every Thursday, starting January 7 to April 8, 2021 From 8:30 to 11:30 am To connect to a Math Peer Tutor session: Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/92181393133?pwd=QU1ZMHJyeDFKaXVkZGpmM3VEZjZ6UT09 Meeting ID: 921 8139 3133 Passcode: iX6bCF Receive help with first and second year math courses, including Calculus I to IV, Statistics, Statistical Inference, Linear Algebra I and II, Applied Linear…

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Taking Effective Minutes (2 Part Series)

Thursday, March 11th @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March 11th, 2021

Brandon University
Free

This virtual workshop series provides insight into the critical role and responsibilities of a meeting’s minute taker. While meeting minutes generally provide written record of key discussion, actions and decisions of a group, the types of meetings and minutes vary. Whether you are new to taking minutes or want to brush up on your knowledge and techniques, you will want to be sure to join the conversation. Thursday, March 4 & 11 (Two Part Series) 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Facilitated…

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The Working Mind

Tuesday, March 16th @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Brandon University
Free 6 spots left

THIS WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO BRANDON UNIVERSITY FACULTY AND STAFF. The Working Mind (TWM) is an evidence-based program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and partners, designed to promote mental health and reduce stigma around mental illness in the workplace. The four hour workshop has been broken up into two sections (two hour blocks over two days). Participants must complete all four hours of the program to receive a certificate of completion. The Working Mind Virtual Session Tuesday…

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The Working Mind

Wednesday, March 17th @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Brandon University
Free

THIS WORKSHOP IS OPEN TO BRANDON UNIVERSITY FACULTY AND STAFF. The Working Mind (TWM) is an evidence-based program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and partners, designed to promote mental health and reduce stigma around mental illness in the workplace. The four hour workshop has been broken up into two sections (two hour blocks over two days). Participants must complete all four hours of the program to receive a certificate of completion. The Working Mind Virtual Session Tuesday…

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Essay Basics

Wednesday, March 17th @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Brandon University

When: Wednesday, March 17 Time:  1:00-1:50 pm Where: Access the Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09  (This link also appears in the Workshop section on the Writing Skills Moodle page.) 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…

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Math Peer Tutor – Winter Term 2021

Thursday, March 18th @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Brandon University

No appointment necessary, just connect to the Zoom link (below) on the scheduled days/time.  And it’s free! The Math Peer Tutor will be available: Every Thursday, starting January 7 to April 8, 2021 From 8:30 to 11:30 am To connect to a Math Peer Tutor session: Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/92181393133?pwd=QU1ZMHJyeDFKaXVkZGpmM3VEZjZ6UT09 Meeting ID: 921 8139 3133 Passcode: iX6bCF Receive help with first and second year math courses, including Calculus I to IV, Statistics, Statistical Inference, Linear Algebra I and II, Applied Linear…

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Thesis Statement Basics

Thursday, March 18th @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Brandon University

When: Thursday, March 18 Time: 11:00-11:50 am Where:  Access the Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09  (This link also appears in the Workshop section on the Writing Skills Moodle page.) 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.

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Academic Integrity: Preventing Plagiarism

Friday, March 19th @ 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Brandon University

When: Friday, March 19 Time: 1:00-1:50 pm Where:  Access the Zoom link:  https://zoom.us/j/94541645899?pwd=YXFPalRyS2RWY0J1dUtmR2hncEQzUT09  (This link also appears in the Workshop section on the Writing Skills Moodle page.) 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.

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Math Peer Tutor – Winter Term 2021

Thursday, March 25th @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Brandon University

No appointment necessary, just connect to the Zoom link (below) on the scheduled days/time.  And it’s free! The Math Peer Tutor will be available: Every Thursday, starting January 7 to April 8, 2021 From 8:30 to 11:30 am To connect to a Math Peer Tutor session: Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/92181393133?pwd=QU1ZMHJyeDFKaXVkZGpmM3VEZjZ6UT09 Meeting ID: 921 8139 3133 Passcode: iX6bCF Receive help with first and second year math courses, including Calculus I to IV, Statistics, Statistical Inference, Linear Algebra I and II, Applied Linear…

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Intro to Statistics

Tuesday, March 30th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Brandon University

When: Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Time: 12:40-1:30 pm Where:  Join Zoom Workshop/meeting https://zoom.us/j/7171408005?pwd=MFhhUUcvNUlUejBhM29KUnZnYUJ5UT09 Meeting ID: 717 140 8005 Passcode: 935200

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April 2021

Math Peer Tutor – Winter Term 2021

Thursday, April 1st @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Brandon University

No appointment necessary, just connect to the Zoom link (below) on the scheduled days/time.  And it’s free! The Math Peer Tutor will be available: Every Thursday, starting January 7 to April 8, 2021 From 8:30 to 11:30 am To connect to a Math Peer Tutor session: Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/92181393133?pwd=QU1ZMHJyeDFKaXVkZGpmM3VEZjZ6UT09 Meeting ID: 921 8139 3133 Passcode: iX6bCF Receive help with first and second year math courses, including Calculus I to IV, Statistics, Statistical Inference, Linear Algebra I and II, Applied Linear…

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Pro Series Concert

Tuesday, April 6th @ 7:30 pm
Brandon University

An online streamed Pro Series Concert is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. More information to follow.

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Math Peer Tutor – Winter Term 2021

Thursday, April 8th @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Brandon University

No appointment necessary, just connect to the Zoom link (below) on the scheduled days/time.  And it’s free! The Math Peer Tutor will be available: Every Thursday, starting January 7 to April 8, 2021 From 8:30 to 11:30 am To connect to a Math Peer Tutor session: Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/92181393133?pwd=QU1ZMHJyeDFKaXVkZGpmM3VEZjZ6UT09 Meeting ID: 921 8139 3133 Passcode: iX6bCF Receive help with first and second year math courses, including Calculus I to IV, Statistics, Statistical Inference, Linear Algebra I and II, Applied Linear…

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Pro Series Concert

Tuesday, April 20th @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brandon University

An on-line streamed Pro Series Concert is scheduled for Tuesday, April 6, 2021. More information to follow.

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