Events - May 2020

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 — 7:00 PM EDT
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On Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00pm EST. Attend this live virtual event for a tour of Grebel's residence life and academic programs, online! Register to receive your webinar link.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
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COVID-19 has shaken the world, challenging societies and altering life as we know it. But from this crisis, opportunities have emerged calling us to action as we prepare to reboot from the COVID-19 lockdown.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 12:40 PM EDT
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Part of our COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks

Many people are wondering how the shut-down of our economy will affect their long-term financial goals. Should we still be paying into our RRSPs? How do workers who are close to retirement adjust to this new world? Professor James Thompson will discuss retirement planning in the time of COVID-19 and answer your questions about personal finance.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn how to search for and ethically use open educational resources in your course materials. Facilitated by Kari Weaver, instructional design librarian, and Kathryn Blair, copyright specialist at the Centre for Extended Learning, this introductory workshop covers copyright, licensing, sourcing, and selection of OERs.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
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COVID-19 has shaken the world, challenging societies and altering life as we know it. But from this crisis, opportunities have emerged calling us to action as we prepare to reboot from the COVID-19 lockdown.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
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This session covers the basics of Intellectual Property (IP) protection with a focus on patents.

You'll learn about the different types of IP protection available and some of the most common pitfalls to avoid.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 12:40 PM EDT
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Part of our COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks

Professor Shana MacDonald specializes in the relationship between technology and public discourse. Professor MacDonald will share her tips on everything from which apps are best to keep kids learning while at home to how to spot fake news stories about COVID-19 on your social media feeds.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 12:40 PM EDT
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Part of our COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks

With more than a third of long-term care homes in Ontario experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, it may seem like there’s nothing that can be done to help our parents and grandparents deal with the pandemic. But Professor John Hirdes and his team of international researchers have developed a new screening tool that anyone can use to help elderly loved ones stay safe. Professor Hirdes will share his work with us and answer your questions about COVID-19 and the elderly.

Thursday, May 7, 2020 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright, and the implications it has in your teaching. By the end of this session you will be better prepared to:

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 12:40 PM EDT
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Part of our COVID-19: Ask our experts community talks

When separated from our loved ones and unable to go about our lives in any normal way, many people are experiencing an increase in fear and anxiety. Professor Christine Purdon is an expert in how these emotions affect our mental health. Professor Purdon will join us online to answer your questions about COVID-19 and mental health and share her tips for managing anxiety during the pandemic.

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