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Workshops

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online

This series of six self-paced modules created by librarians at the St. George and Scarborough campuses will introduce students to foundational library skills that will help in many university research assignments. They can be completed in any order. Topics include:

  • Module 1: Introduction to U of T Libraries - Learn the basics about the libraries
  • Module 2: Start Your Research - Learn how to get started with your library research project
  • Module 3: Select Your Sources - Learn how to find the best sources for your assignment
  • Module 4: Search Tools - Learn how to find the best search tools for your assignment
  • Module 5: Search Effectively - Learn how to search effectively
  • Module 6: Evaluate Your Sources - Learn how to evaluate sources properly

Time commitment: 30 minutes per module

For CCR credit, complete all 6 modules, including the quizzes, and the reflection exercise linked within.

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTM

Does your research require you to make a game or a digital storytelling experience? In this introductory workshop attendees will learn how to use the Unity Editor, import art assets, and create a mini-game. Attendees will also get a brief overview of game and story design and go through the process of building and releasing a game application. (This session is part of the UTM Library 501 program, but all UofT affiliated persons are welcome to attend).

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Online
Campus: UTSC

Interested in Arts Entrepreneurship? Don’t know where to begin?

Join artist, creative facilitator, and community organizer, Sylvie Stojanovski in learning the basics of arts-entrepreneurship—what it is, why it matters, and how YOU can take your creative business ideas to the next level. In this workshop, you’ll discover resources to support your evolving career identities, learn how to use visual metaphors to gain a deeper understanding of your artistic journey (thus far), and explore how free-writing can be used as a goal-setting tool to co-create a collective manifesto.

In this workshop, you will learn how to situate yourself within the field of arts entrepreneurship. Through a reflexive writing and self-cartography exercises, you will cultivate a deeper sense of self-awareness and gain insight into the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that motivate your journeys as emerging arts professionals.

By the end of this workshop, students will:

  • Be able to orient themselves within the context of the emerging field of arts entrepreneurship;
  • Understand how to perform academic research at the undergraduate level;
  • Devise their own arts journeys map, and a deepened understanding of their own intrinsic and extrinsic motivations that inform their creative practice;
  • Co-create a community agreement and manifesto that responds to their own personal needs, current aspirations and future goals

When: October 28, 2020, 12-2 p.m. EST
Location: Online via Zoom (participants will receive a link prior to session start)
Instructor: Sylvie Stojanovski, Artist, Facilitator & Community Organizer

This workshop is hosted by UTSC Library and The Responsibility in Social Innovation Research Group (RiSI) in the Department of Arts, Media, and Culture (ACM)

Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Online

**Please register using an UofT email address (e.g. @utoronto.ca or @mail.utoronto.ca**)

Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Time: 7:00pm- 9:00pm 
Note: this workshop will include pre- and post-readings and exercises, which will be (approx.) one hour in addition to the online workshop

Location: Online (Quercus + Blackboard Collaborate) 

Note: this course may be taken as part of the Graduate Professional Skills Program

Learn how to plan and conduct a search process within the Humanities and Social Sciences literature. This online workshop will discuss conceptual and provide practical examples related to literature searches and help you: 

  • Apply advanced search principles to meet research needs 

  • Evaluate authority and accuracy of information sources 

  • Critically reflect on research practices, dispositions, and attitudes 

All University of Toronto faculty and graduate students are welcome. However, this class is designed for researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the content will focus on those fields. 
 

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