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GCAC Summer 2024 Workshops On-Demand

July 5

SUMMER 2024 WORKSHOPS ON-DEMAND

(Available until at least the above date.)

 

Click the title of each on-demand workshop to be taken directly to its registration page, where descriptions are also available.
Please note: some workshops are relevant to more than one category and are therefore listed more than once.

USING CORPORA TO IMPROVE YOUR ACADEMIC WRITING (NEWLY ADDED)
Part One: Introduction to Using Corpora to Improve Your Academic Writing by Dr. Katie Fry
Part Two: Consulting the Contemporary Corpus American English (COCA) to Improve Your Academic Writing by Dr. Katie Fry
Part Three: Building Your Own Corpus to Improve Your Academic Writing by Dr. Katie Fry


CULTIVATING GRADUATE COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Preparing to Write a Grant Proposal by Dr. Jane Freeman
Writing Effective Literature Reviews by Dr. Jane Freeman
Developing Effective Note-Taking Strategies by Dr. Jane Freeman and Jeff Newman
Quoting and Paraphrasing: Working with Sources in the Social Sciences and Humanities by Dr. Peter Grav
Designing Graphics for Publication by Dr. Vaughn Mangal
Communicating Effectively via Email by Dr. Tristan Loria
Enhancing Knowledge Uptake by Dr. Tristan Loria
Becoming Familiar with the American Granting System by Dr. Tristan Loria
Writing for Stakeholders in more than one Discipline by Dr. Tristan Loria
Community Engagement: How to Effectively Communicate Research to the Public by Dr. Giulia Rossi
Writing a Personal Statement for PhD Applications by Stephanie Redekop
Giving Feedback on Student Writing (for TAs) by Stephanie Redekop
Managing the Increased Attentional Demands of Graduate School by Will Staples
Building Community in the Online Environment by Dr. Cristina D’Amico


IMPROVING YOUR ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS
Strategies for Developing Your 3MT Presentation by Dr. Cristina D’Amico
Strategies for Organizing Your Oral Presentation by Dr. Cristina D’Amico
Connecting with your Audience Online by Dr. Cristina D’Amico
Creating Accessible PowerPoint Presentations by Dr. Cristina D’Amico
Four PowerPoint Techniques for Academic Presentations by Dr. Matt Jones
Focus and Listening in Online Meetings by Dr. Matt Jones
Designing Graphics for Publication by Dr. Vaughn Mangal


IMPROVING ACADEMIC READING, WRITING AND SPEAKING IN ENGLISH
Making Requests Appropriately by Clare Nippard
Disagreeing Respectfully by Clare Nippard
Writing Emails with Your Audience in Mind by Clare Nippard
Building Your Academic Vocabulary by Lina Balsamo
Academic Idioms Part 1 by Lina Balsamo
Academic Idioms Part 2 by Lina Balsamo
Improving Your Graduate-Level Reading Skills by Dr. Katie Fry


IMPROVING ACADEMIC READING AND WRITING IN THE SCIENCES
Creating and Designing Poster Presentations for Scientific Conferences by Dr. Vaughn Mangal
Designing Graphics for Publication by Dr. Vaughn Mangal
Creating Effective Figures by Dr. Peter Sabatini
Writing CIHR Proposals by Dr. Peter Sabatini
Citation and Working with Sources in the Physical and Life Sciences by Dr. Peter Grav
Science Dissemination by Will Staples


WRITING IMRD (INTRODUCTION – METHODS – RESULTS – DISCUSSION) RESEARCH ARTICLES (for students in Divisions 2, 3 and 4)
Writing Titles and Abstracts by Dr. Peter Grav
The “I” in IMRD: Writing Effective Research Article Introductions by Dr. Peter Grav
The “M” in IMRD: Crafting Your Methods Section by Dr. Peter Grav
The “RD” in IMRD: Strategies for Successful Results and Discussion Sections by Dr. Peter Grav