This workshop will cover an assortment of digital exhibit and storytelling tools such as Omeka, Scalar, static site generators (CollectionBuilder and Wax), and narrative tools such as Timeline.js and Storymaps from Knight Lab. At the end of this session, participants will be able to: List common tools and what they might be useful for Identify […]
in the series AI in Education: Promises and Pitfalls Vered Schwartz, Computer Science Coach House, Green College, UBC and livestreamed A reception follows this event Generative AI tools such as DALLE-2 and ChatGPT allow us to create realistic images and write human-like text. These tools have become popular, reaching millions of users across the globe. […]
Aquaculture has shown remarkable growth, averaging about 6.7% per year over the last three decades, making it the fastest-growing agro-food sector worldwide. In 2021, aquaculture accounted for approximately 91 million tonnes, representing 47% of total fish food production. However, mariculture, a sub-sector of aquaculture, faces uncertainties due to climate change's impact on farm species and […]
Abstract: Python is a popular language for scientific computing, and great for general-purpose programming as well. This introductory course will walk you through the basics of programming in Python. We will cover the main language features – variables and data types, conditionals, lists, for/while loops, list comprehensions, dictionaries, writing functions, and working with external libraries. […]
This workshop focuses on regression models to provide participants with a foundational understanding of machine learning concepts, techniques, and tools used for linear and nonlinear regression. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises, participants will gain practical experience with regression algorithms, one of the most popular machine-learning techniques. The workshop begins with an overview […]
Do you struggle with organizing your research materials? This 30-minute workshop highlights practical techniques for creating a README file. A README is a guide to your data and assists other researchers to understand your dataset, its contents, provenance, licensing and how to interact with it.
There are many cases where it's helpful to combine data from multiple sources or tables. This workshop will introduce how to work with multiple data frames in R. Participants are expected to already be familiar with R and RStudio. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Understand the need to work […]
In the series: Emeritus College Series at Green College: Psychological Trauma and Resilience Coach House, Green College, UBC A reception follows this event Working from a place of cultural reclamation and trauma informed practice presents psychotherapists with a beautiful challenge and opportunity for knowledge exchange. Anishinaabe (Ojibway) peoples are regarded as grand medicine people due to […]
Mendeley is a reference management tool that helps you build libraries of references and then add citations and bibliographies to word-processed documents. This workshop is meant for those using or considering Mendeley as a Citation Management tool. Attendees will learn to add, edit, and organize references; create bibliographies; manage PDF and use the Mendeley Papers […]
This workshop offers an exploration of machine learning models for clustering and classification. With the increasing availability of large datasets, these models play a crucial role in extracting valuable insights and making informed decisions. In this workshop, participants will gain insight into clustering algorithms such as K-means, explore popular classification algorithms like decision trees, and […]
Do you struggle with organizing your research materials? This 30-minute workshop highlights practical techniques for directory structure conventions and directory names that will help organize your files in a way that is meaningful to both you and others.
Computational notebooks like Jupyter or Google Collaboratory are incredible helpful tools for exploring an idea without needing to set anything fancy up. They are also tools for creating complex documents with a mix of narrative, data, and code that can be run within the noteboook. This session will introduce you to common computational notebooks such […]