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Seminar: Lorien Nesbitt

February 1, 2013

[ February 7, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
“Climate change adaptation and aesthetics in city environments: The role of the urban forest”
Thursday Feb. 7th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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Summary: The United Nations Population Division estimates that over half of the global […]

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Seminar: Stephen Sheppard

January 27, 2013

[ January 31, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
“Can Visual Learning Tools Slow Down Climate Change?”
Thursday Jan. 31st, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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What impact can video games, visualization and other visual learning/engagement techniques have on attitudes and responses to climate change?  Drawing […]

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Workshop: Data Visualization

January 25, 2013

[ January 21, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. January 28, 2013; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] This two-part workshop provided an introduction to the principles of data visualization. It looked at both the science (drawn from computer science) and art (drawn from design principles) of visualization.

Part 1 – Jan. 21, 2013:

Invited speaker Dr. Tamara Munzner, Professor at the UBC Department of Computer Science, provided the background of what visualization is and […]

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Seminar: Jolie Mayer-Smith

January 23, 2013

[ January 24, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
“Learning Science, Stewardship, and Social Responsibility on the Farm: A Look at Science Education in Practice”
Thursday Jan. 24th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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Abstract: What is science education? Who does it?  What does it look […]

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Seminar: Maja Krzic

January 11, 2013

[ January 17, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
“Emerging Approaches to Soil Science Education”
 

Thursday Jan. 17th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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Summary: In an attempt to address both the issue of declining enrollment in soil science programs and the changing learning needs of […]

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Seminar: Technological Innovations in Education

January 4, 2013

[ January 10, 2013; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Thursday Jan. 10th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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Image credit: blogs.atomiclearning.com
We are pleased to kick off Term 2 of our weekly seminar series with a showcase of different examples of technological innovations in education […]

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Seminar with Simon Donner and Reception

November 23, 2012

[ November 29, 2012; 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ] “Finding Your Place on the Science-Advocacy Continuum”
Thursday Nov. 29th, 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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***Followed by an End-of-Term Reception, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, same room

Pot luck – you’re invited to bring snacks or refreshments!***

 

Abstract: There […]

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Seminar: John Richardson

November 12, 2012

[ November 15, 2012; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
“Why biodiversity matters, and how we figure that out”
Thursday Nov. 15th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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Abstract: Since the days of May’s (e.g. 1975) mathematical formulation of the putative relation between biodiversity and ecosystem […]

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Digital Storytelling Workshop

November 6, 2012

[ November 6, 2012; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. November 13, 2012; 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] This two-part workshop was led by Duncan McHugh, Multimedia Developer at the Faculty of Land and Food System’s Learning Centre.

Nov. 6, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Nov. 13, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

MCML 350

 

Storytelling is a powerful way to share academic work with a general audience and to approach your work in a new way. Creating audio pieces […]

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Seminar: Bob Woodham

October 30, 2012

[ November 8, 2012; 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ]
Science Communication: Data, Information, Knowledge, Public Policy
Thursday Nov. 8th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Forest Sciences Centre 1221

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Webinar: Apologies for the delay today. We had an internet outage.
 

Abstract: Scientists are challenged to communicate with other scientists, with […]

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