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January 2018

Being an Online TA

Saturday, January 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:50 am

If you registered for this workshop, an email will be sent to you with instructions on how to participate. ----------------- Join us from the comfort of your own home/computer/device.  We will explore different online tools to facilitate student learning in smaller groups. Many of our students now have a variety of online learning experiences; during this session, you will have the opportunity to experience learning online as a student and then practice online facilitation using active learning principles.

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Thrive Week- More Feet on the Ground – TA Workshop

Monday, January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
more-feet

Join us for a half-day drop-in session during Thrive Week where we can help TAs register and complete portions of www.morefeetontheground.ca. We will provide one credit toward our Teaching Assistant program certificate. Teaching assistants are often the first to see when mental health issues arise and are also under a great deal of stress themselves, as they manage multiple roles. We would like to provide a safe space to learn about how to identify and respond to any issues they…

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3MT Coaching: Elements of Rhythm

Tuesday, January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As you begin to refine your short research story, we’ll review performance & memory devices to engage the audience. We’ll discuss the use of gestures, elements of rhythm & repetition, verb strength, pauses, sentence length,etc. Transferable skill: Effectively communicating your knowledge and ideas in different forms for different audiences. To register: email vitae@brocku.ca

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Thrive Week- Mindfulness Workshop

Tuesday, January 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday, February 1, 2018
mindfulness

This workshop will allow participants to learn mindfulness as a meditation practice with Kaitlyn Kerridge. Kaitlyn is a recent graduate of the Public Health Honors program at Brock University. Kaitlyn’s passion for mental health and mindfulness stems from both personal experience as well as involvement in on campus programs like Cope.Care.Connect and a program of research known as The Mindfulness Experiment.

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Thrive Week- Graducofee Break

Wednesday, January 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
coffee

Come out to the Graduate Student Association Lounge today to enjoy coffee, and networking opportunities!

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February 2018

Celebration of Nations

Thursday, February 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Celebration of Nations is an annual event showcasing Brock’s multicultural diversity. On February 1st, Market Hall will be transformed as members of Brock’s international community come together to share various foods, traditions and artifacts with faculty, staff and students interested in learning more about their cultural mosaic. For international members of Brock’s community, the Celebration of Nations is a great opportunity to represent your home country and highlight unique aspects of your culture to others. For Brock’s domestic community, it…

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Thrive Week- Mindfulness Workshop

Thursday, February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday, February 1, 2018
mindfulness

This workshop will allow participants to learn mindfulness as a meditation practice with Kaitlyn Kerridge. Kaitlyn is a recent graduate of the Public Health Honors program at Brock University. Kaitlyn’s passion for mental health and mindfulness stems from both personal experience as well as involvement in on campus programs like Cope.Care.Connect and a program of research known as The Mindfulness Experiment.

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Thrive Week – Drop In for Grad Students

Friday, February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
grads

Grad students! Need to touch base with someone on issues like mental health, stress, substance use, healthy relationships or resolving personal-conflicts? Drop by the Grad Student lounge on Friday from 1-2pm for an informal chat with outreach worker Barry spinner from Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre, no topic too big or too small. it can be for yourself, with a friend or for a friend.

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Thrive Week- Mental Health First Aid

Saturday, February 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TBA,
mhfa

Please join us to become certified in Mental Health First Aid Youth. This two-day course, a program of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, builds on participants’ existing skills to increase comfort and confidence in working with students and youth (ages 12-24) experiencing mental health problems, such as, depression, anxiety, deliberate self-harm and/or psychosis. Mental health problems often first develop during adolescence or early adulthood, with half of all mental health problems beginning by age 14, and 75 per cent…

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3MT Coaching: The Final Frontier

Tuesday, February 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Innovative lamp. Big idea

During this final coaching session, we'll provide you with an overview of what to expect during the preliminary 3MT event.  Previous 3MT Winner, Caitlyn Gallant, will share some of her preparation practices, memorization aids and tips for staying calm and grounded. Transferable skill: Effectively communicating your knowledge and ideas in different forms for different audiences. To register: email vitae@brocku.ca

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