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October 2018

Graduate Students’ Association Coffee Break

Tuesday, October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Drop-in, visit us, and meet your Graduate Council members. Learn about all the benefits of being a member of the graduate community! Tour the graduate student lounge spaces!

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Writerly Wednesday: Grammar Refresher

Wednesday, October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

This mini-workshop will focus on exercises to identify areas of focus. 1.Parallelism 2.Sentence Fragments, Run-On Sentences, Comma Splices 3.Punctuation (commas, semi-colons, colons)  Facilitator: Monica Drenth, Learning Skills Specialist, A-Z Learning This 20-min mini-workshop will be followed by quiet writing time. Writers' are free to attend the micro-workshop or join the quiet writing group at 12:30 pm for 2.5 hours of quiet writing. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Please search the Vitae calendar for additional micro-workshops and Writerly Wednesday programming. For details, please…

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TA Instructional Skills (3-Day Program)

Wednesday, October 10 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

TA Instructional Skills Workshop (3 Day Program) October 10, 11 and 12, 2018 (Reading Week) 8:30 am – 5:00 pm daily The Instructional Skills Workshop is a 3-day certificate program focused on teaching and learning. Offered in a small group setting with peers this program is designed to enhance the teaching effectiveness of both new and experienced educators. Explore micro-teaching sessions through an experiential learning approach. Register online here.       Registration Fee: $50 per person Participants are required to attend all…

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Writerly Wednesday

Wednesday, October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Come write with us! Quiet writing, writing conversations, refreshments and consults!   ABOUT WRITERLY WEDNESDAY: Each Wednesday a Brock Community of writers provides a space for graduate student writers. Writerly Wednesday Writers' community offers: quiet writing space on-site drop-in access to research consults and critical read consults by experts micro-workshops on a number of writing and research topics Every week there will be 2.5 quiet hours of writing time. Every other week, each 3-hour session will begin with a 20 min…

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SSHRC Storyteller Information Session

Tuesday, October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

SSHRC’s Storytellers Each year, SSHRC challenges postsecondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future prosperity. The results are clever, inventive, funny, moving, inspirational and educational. Send us your pitch—in three minutes or 300 words—telling us about a great SSHRC-funded project happening at your school. The project can be yours or it can be a professor’s (get their permission first!), but your pitch needs to be creative, compelling and clear.…

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Shop for Jobs (part-time jobs)

Tuesday, October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Shop for Jobs

You Talking to Me?

Wednesday, October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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YesyesMarsha knows the power of telling your stories. This interactive workshop will help you shift your mindset and start to ENJOY networking. But it only works if you do it right — and almost nobody does. Storytelling lets you bypass shields and defenses and “but, but, but” responses to create a direct, visceral connection with the exact people you want to work with (and none of the ones you don’t!). And, it can be leveraged everywhere from your website, to…

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Go Abroad Teaching Virtual Fair

Tuesday, October 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Register at CareerEco: http://www.CareerEco.com/Events/Brock

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Go Abroad Teaching Virtual Fair (teaching positions abroad)

Tuesday, October 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Go Abroad Teaching Virtual Fair

Virtual event: Register at CareerEco: http://www.CareerEco.com/Events/Brock  10am-3pm

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3MT Challenge Information Session

Tuesday, October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) challenge is an opportunity for students to talk about their research and why it matters in a way that will inform and captivate people outside of their disciplines. Along with keeping to the three-minute timeframe, the contestants are limited to using only one static PowerPoint slide for the duration of the presentation. To register, please email Karin Perry, vitae@brocku.ca  

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