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Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter: Nadia Muhe
Location: Map & Data Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how to read, explore, manipulate and combine data in Stata as well as run some common statistical analyses. It is suitable for new Stata users and Stata users looking to develop their familiarity with common Stata syntax.

Location: Robarts Library, 5th Floor. Map & Data Library Computer Lab: https://mdl.library.utoronto.ca/technology/computer-lab

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter: Lisa Gayhart
Location: Gerstein Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

During this workshop, you will learn the essentials of User Experience (UX) research, design, and testing geared towards product development.

You will leave with:

    An overview of the User Experience (UX) field, including common methods and tools used in UX research and design Knowledge of how integrating UX research and testing can improve your product by discovering and fully understanding user needs An understanding of how the UX Lab service can help you as an entrepreneur (e.g., one on one project consultations, project support for research and testing, weekly drop in hours, etc.) Information about upcoming workshops and events at the University of Toronto

 

Next session: Wed Oct 17, 2018, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: MADLab, Gerstein Library, 1 below
Instructor: Lisa Gayhart, User Experience Librarian  |  lisa.gayhart@utoronto.ca

 

Note: This workshop is free and registration is required. However, we have a minimum attendance threshold for this course to run. If you cannot attend this workshop, and fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing others on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10. Please note, it is your responsibility to sign-in next to your name on the attendance sheet for this workshop. A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: Kelly Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

Write with others—with a writing instructor for support. Everyone is welcome! Please bring a printout of your work—and your laptop. Come prepared to work on your essay while an instructor moves around the room to help you and others with questions, problem areas or essay structure. Try to have focused questions ready to ask!

Location

Room 302, Third Floor, John M. Kelly Library

113 St. Joseph Street Toronto, Ontario M5S 3C2 Canada

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Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 4:10pm - 5:30pm
Location: Robarts Library
Campus: St. George (Downtown) Campus

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 choose and critically evaluate the best sources; and how to use information responsibly. These are also skills that employers look for in potential employees

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: Choosing the best sources for your topic

Location: Robarts LIbrary. e-classroom, 4th floor, room 4033. Directions

Description:With so much information available - not just scholarly articles but news sources, government publications, websites, social media -  researchers often struggle with choosing the best materials for their needs. This is particularly difficult if you’re new to a subject - how do you know who to pay attention to?

Through lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises, this workshop will help you:

    develop your own criteria for evaluating the value of a potential source depending on your context recognize external markers of quality take into account academic impact and influence take into account the role different sources play in your writing

Questions? Please contact Eveline Houtman.

Other workshops in the series:

    Getting Started Finding Scholarly Sources Citing and Organizing Your Work

 

Research and teaching

  • Research and course guides

    Research advice, useful tools, and the best resources for your needs curated by librarians.

  • Researcher support

    Services to help you with all facets of your research: finding materials; discovering resources; and managing your publications and research data.

  • Copyright and syllabus services

    Support for course readings, syllabi, publishing, and open access.

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