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December 2017

#WriterlyWednesday Holiday Social

Wednesday, December 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday Holiday Social  Join us! Wednesday, December 13 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm TH 253 All writers are welcome to celebrate an end of term with some festive refreshments and delicious treats. This event is being held on behalf of VITAE partners, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Centre of Pedagogical Innovation, Learning Services, Library Services, and Faculty of Education

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#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 3-hour session…

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#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, December 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 3-hour session…

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January 2018

#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 3-hour session…

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#WriterlyWednesday – Abstract Writing for Communication Challenges

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 3-hour session…

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3MT Coaching: Turning Big Ideas into Short Stories

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Innovative lamp. Big idea

During this session we’ll provide an overview of the 3MT Challenge and provide you with a few strategies to get you started. Together we’ll review past 3MT presentation winners to unpack the elements for delivering a compelling and engaging presentation.  As a group, we’ll look at the classic story arch and rhetorical moves that will be an essential process and framework for constructing your script. Transferable skill: Effectively communicating your knowledge and ideas in different forms for different audiences. To…

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#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 3-hour session…

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Performing the Text

Saturday, January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Performing the text will help you learn strategies to relax and prepare your mind and body for a presentation, connect your voice with gestures, hook your audience with a compelling ‘opener’ and rehearse techniques to minimize performance anxiety. Graduate students looking to enhance their presentation skills or planning to participate in any knowledge translation communication challenge are invited (the 3MT® competition, SSHRC Storytellers or Science, Action!).  Please register below >> For information, contact Karin Perry, Graduate Coordinator, Development & Training (Faculty of Graduate Studies) Facilitator:  Julia Course,…

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3MT Coaching Session: Selling the Research Story

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

During this session we will ‘work’ through the components of a well structured story and explore the usage of various rhetorical devices.  Using a graphical story sketch, you will work with the group to further develop, share and provide creative feedback for your story plan.  Transferable skill: Effectively communicating your knowledge and ideas in different forms for different audiences. To register: email vitae@brocku.ca

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#WriterlyWednesday

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Writerly

#WriterlyWednesday We are all writers. In academia, every facet of our work life is connected to one or more forms of writing. So, we decided to create a space to foster writing and engage in discussion about the craft of writing. All members of the broader graduate community (grad students, faculty and staff) are invited to drop-in and take part in creating a ‘mid-week’ space for writing. Every Wednesday, noon to 3:00 p.m. Location: Thistle 253 (TH) Each 3-hour session…

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