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Workshops

Date: Friday, October 22, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace. 

Learn the basics for creating a Stop Motion video using Stop Motion Studio app and a mobile phone or tablet. At the end of the workshop, you will have knowledge of the tools, software and steps needed to make a basic Stop Motion video.

The best way to participate in the session is to download the app on your phone or tablet, and follow the presentation on another device.

Facilitator:

Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library


 

 

Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Makerspace. 

WeVideo is a cloud-based editing platform that allows you to create digital productions such as videos, podcasts and presentations. This introductory workshop will demonstrate basic functions of the platform. All are welcome to attend the workshop but access to a license is limited to UTSC Library Makerspace community.

Visit our website to find out how to become a UTSC Library Makerspace user.

Facilitator: 

Adriana Sgro, Library Technician Reference & Makerspace Assistant | User Services, University of Toronto Scarborough Library

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Online

LaTeX is a free document creation alternative to MS Word which specializes in the creation of professional documents such as journal articles, theses, books, and scientific or technical reports. LaTeX is the standard for writing in many STEM fields and offers advantages for managing references, typesetting maths, inserting graphics and figures, and much more. In this workshop, we will set up a thesis document using the U of T thesis class.

By the end of the session, participants will be able to actions such as:

- install / use the ut-thesis class
- set up a large thesis document
- manage references using biblatex*
- create complex tables and figures*
- typeset more advanced math*
- add chemical equations and diagrams*
- draw a simple diagram using tikz*
- import & highlight code*

* select topics will be decided depending on interest.

Previous knowledge of LaTeX is highly recommended.

This workshop will take place via Zoom and will be taught by PhD student, Jesse Knight.
 

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

With this introduction to Git, we will go over the basics on Git and GitHub. We will go over setting up a GitHub account, explaining basic commands like clone, add, and commit, setting up a repository on GitHub, and how to recover old versions of files. Note, that participants should take Part 1: The Unix Shell (offered on October 21), or already have experience using the Unix Shell.

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