Good time management is the solution to these problems! Through group discussion and hands-on activities, you will learn the principles of effective time management and how to apply them to your life.
In this session, you will learn practical strategies that will help you:
Participants are encouraged to bring their course schedule, course syllabi, and any day-timers or calendars they use to the workshop.
Workshop leader: Susan Hopkirk, Academic Success Centre
Location: Robarts Library - 4th Floor Reference Room, 130 St. George St. (enter through double office doors)
Location: Gerstein Instruction Lab, Gerstein Science Information Centre, 2nd Floor.
Improve your research skills, review your search strategies, and get up to date on new developments in database searching.
Ideal for graduate or upper level undergraduate students working on term papers or theses.
*Grad Students Please Note: in-depth research skills workshops for GPS credit will be offered in the winter term*
Date: Sept. 16, 2014
Location: Robarts Library, e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions
Description: This workshop will tell you everything you need to know about the library during your first few weeks on campus. Friendly librarians will introduce you to the basics of using the library’s spaces, services, and collections.
Date: Wednesday, September 17, 1:10-03:00
Location: Robarts Library, 5th floor, Map and Data Lab, rm. 5-053
Audience: Graduate Students and Faculty engaged in Humanities and Social Sciences research.
Description: Learn how to find the articles that you need, efficiently and effectively. This workshop will help you:
Hands-on practice time and individual attention will be provided to allow participants to work at their own level, and to focus on their own discipline.
If you have any questions, please contact Sara McDowell
Essential Research Skills workshop series
Set yourself up for academic success by learning essential research skills that can help you save time, get better grades, deepen your engagement with your subject, and boost your confidence. Participants learn how to develop successful research questions; how to effectively search for quality resources; how to critically evaluate and choose the best sources; and how to use information responsibly. These are also skills that employers say they’re looking for.
Take these workshops individually or take all four for credit in the Co-Curricular Record. Each workshop will be offered several times over the year - check back for more dates.
Essential Research Skills: Getting Started
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 17, 4:10-5:30
Location: Robarts LIbrary. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions
Description: 84% of students say getting started is the hardest part of the research process - understanding what’s required, where to start with an unfamiliar topic, and how to wrestle a broad topic into something more focussed and workable.. Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:
Questions? Please contact Eveline Houtman.
Other workshops in the series: