Skills21

6Oct202218:00
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19:00
Strategies for Effective Reading

This one-hour webinar covers strategies to help you make the most of your reading. By taking a strategic and active approach to reading, you’ll boost your comprehension and use your time more effectively in support of your learning.

 

Classified as: teaching and learning services, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Discovery
7Oct202210:00
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11:30
Managing your Digital Footprint

Social media, the Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence… the future is digital and new advancements are being made at an ever-increasing pace.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, teaching and learning services, SKILLS21
7Oct202211:00
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12:00
Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals

This one-hour workshop is for those interested in learning about the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will help participants identify and describe the SDGs, explain their significance, and understand implementation opportunities and challenges, particularly in reporting on them.

Classified as: McGill Office of Sustainability, SKILLS21, Sustainability, sustainable development goals, SDGs
12Oct202210:30
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12:00
EndNote Essentials

Find out how to build your personal database of references using EndNote. In this workshop you will learn how to import references from databases, attach articles to your references, insert citations in your papers, create bibliographies, and more.

Classified as: Library event, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Discovery, endnote essentials
12Oct202212:00
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13:30

Learn how to use APA citation style to cite your sources. Please feel free to bring along questions you have about a paper you are working on now.

 

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

 

- Distinguish between different types of sources (monographs, edited volumes, chapters in edited books, journal articles, etc.) to ensure you cite them correctly

- Create a bibliography and in-text citations using APA’s author-date format

- Decide when to summarize or use a direct quote to make your writing more effective

Classified as: Library event, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Discovery, Library, apa citation
13Oct202210:30
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12:00
Science of Happiness

Do you want to learn ways to become a happier person?   Come learn about the science of happiness and discover how you can cultivate a positive mindset by taking in the good.

Please register 24 hours prior to the start time of the workshop to receive the invitation to the online meeting.

Classified as: student services, SKILLS21, student wellness hub, SKILLS21 Wellbeing, science of happiness
14Oct202211:00
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13:00
Our Shared Spaces - Fostering Inclusive Communities - In Person

What is anti-oppression? What is anti-racism? What is netiquette? How can I leverage my curiosity to create more inclusive communities? In this webinar, participants will learn about terminology related to equity-centred education.

Classified as: teaching and learning services, SKILLS21, Our Shared Spaces, SKILLS21 Citizenship, SKILLS21 Collaboration
17Oct202210:00
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11:30
Skills for Coping with Perfectionism

Do you constantly criticize yourself? Do you feel your efforts are never good enough? Do you set unrealistic standards? Join this group to discuss the role perfectionism plays in your life and develop tools for overcoming it.

 

Classified as: student services, SKILLS21, student wellness hub, SKILLS21 Wellbeing
17Oct202214:00
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15:00
Introduction to Zotero - IN PERSON

Zotero is a free, open-source software that enables you to organize your research, create bibliographies, and insert citations or footnotes in your assignments. This workshop will introduce participants to the main functions of Zotero.

Classified as: SKILLSETS Graduate Workshops, Library event, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Discovery, Zotero
17Oct202214:00
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15:30
Skills for Strategic Procrastination

Having difficulty getting started? Do you find yourself putting off tasks? Join this workshop to (1) develop an awareness of what is procrastination and how you procrastinate, (2) identify how procrastination works, and (3) discuss how to change "procrastination to "doing."

 

Classified as: student services, SKILLS21, student wellness hub, SKILLS21 Wellbeing, Skills for Strategic Procrastination
17Oct202214:00
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15:30
Getting Sound Sleep

This 2-part workshop is intended for students who have difficulty falling or staying asleep at night due to anxiety or low mood, and who face difficulty during the day as a result of poor sleep.

Classified as: student services, SKILLS21, student wellness hub
18Oct202212:00
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13:00
Make the Most of Group Work (IN PERSON)

Do you want to learn strategies for managing group work in any context? In this webinar, you’ll learn to identify and understand challenges and opportunities that arise while working in groups.

Classified as: teaching and learning services, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Collaboration, make the most of your group work
18Oct202211:00
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13:00
Our Shared Spaces - Sexuality 101 - Online

This workshop introduces participants to expansive ideas of sexuality. Participants will go over some terms that may be used to describe sexual orientation, as well as discuss the spectrum of identities and experiences in Queer communities.

Classified as: teaching and learning services, SKILLS21, Our Shared Spaces, SKILLS21 Citizenship
18Oct202214:00
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15:30
Skills for Managing Exam Anxiety

Interested in learning how to cope more effectively with the stress and anxiety of exams? Join this workshop to acquire the skills to better manage exam anxiety and feel comfortable utilizing these skills when needed.

Classified as: student services, SKILLS21, student wellness hub, SKILLS21 Wellbeing, skills for managing exam anxiety
19Oct202211:30
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13:00
Research Skills for Undergraduates

This workshop will give you the tools you need to get started and advance your research papers and projects. From identifying your research needs to producing a bibliography and everything in between, this workshop will help you take your skills to the next level. 

 

In this workshop you will learn about:

Classified as: Library event, SKILLS21, SKILLS21 Discovery, research skills, undergraduates

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