History buffs: Learn how to find Statistics Canada information pre-1981

Online/Virtual Event

The Statistics Canada Library is happy to invite you to a virtual presentation that will highlight how you can access historic Statistics Canada data. In this presentation, you’ll learn: How to use the Statistics Canada Library’s catalogue How to search the historical catalogue to find the information you need How to navigate the Historical Resources […]

Free

Three Minute Thesis (3MT): Presenting as a Scholar

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre 1961 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

How does one give a successful academic talk? “Make eye contact,” “be confident,” “dress professionally”… The advice that we often receive tends to focus on the performance aspect of “presenting”, rather than viewing it as an opportunity to communicate and further our research. This workshop aims to help participants develop a better understanding of how […]

Foundations of Pedagogy: February – April 2024

Online/Virtual Event

Online Click “Register Now” to apply. Your application will be reviewed and if you are selected as a participant you will be contacted by email by January 24, 2024. Application closes on January 12, 2024.  At the end of the one-term course, you will be able to use concepts in evidence-based teaching to effectively teach a lesson […]

Data Bites – Introduction to depositing datasets in Borealis

Online/Virtual Event

Storing your data in a repository like Borealis makes it easy for other researchers, publishers, and collaborators to find, use, and cite your data. It supports the Open Science movement goals of transparency, accessibility, and collaboration, and can increase attention to your work. Please join us for this short hands-on workshop to learn how to […]

Free

Introduction to the Unix Shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

Free

Pandas DataFrames in Jupyter Notebooks

Online/Virtual Event

Pandas is an open-source Python library for data structuring and analysis. Its capabilities are flexible and can be integrated with other Python Libraries. It is also efficient for automating repetitive processes. Jupyter Notebook is a web-based environment for interactive computing that helps researchers and scientists easily view programming output. In contrast to traditional programming environments, […]

Free

Data visualization with ggplot2

Online/Virtual Event

R is a popular free software program. This workshop will introduce concepts and tools for visualizing data in R, with emphasis on the ggplot2 package. Participants are expected to be familiar with R and the RStudio environment. The workshop is one hour, followed by an optional 30 minute practice period to reinforce what you learned or […]

Free

Inclusive Teaching: Universal Design for Learning

Online/Virtual Event

Intentionally implementing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approaches to teaching and learning can bridge accessibility gaps and support equitable/inclusive learning opportunities; therefore, it was one of the main recommendations from UBC’s Teaching and Learning Beyond COVID report. UDL is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people, and is based on scientific insights […]

Designing Web Maps with Mapbox

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop is intended for anyone with a basic understanding of web mapping who wishes to expand their skillset and design more customizable maps. There are 3 main sections: an introduction to Mapbox and its products, a guided developer environment set-up, and a hands-on portion where we will modify given code to design an interactive […]

Free

Job Search Strategies

See Description

Learn the best ways to look for work online and in-person, and decide which strategies will help you to access the hidden job market.

Writing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy (Online)

Online/Virtual Event

Online This workshop is online. To attend the workshop in-person, register for in-person on February 13 from 2-4 pm. A teaching philosophy statement is a self-reflective document that describes your beliefs, values, and assumptions about teaching. This statement is a living document that evolves and changes alongside your teaching practice. The experiences you choose to feature (and […]

Getting Started with Creating, Editing and Sharing Video Using Kaltura

Online/Virtual Event

This is an introductory workshop for Kaltura. For advanced workshops click here. Kaltura is a media platform where you and your students can create, store, and share multimedia content in Canvas. Join us for this one-hour introduction to Kaltura, where we will also delve into the latest features available in the new Kaltura cloud environments. In […]