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Smartphone Filmmaking Workshop Part II

March 8, 2016

Update: The results – the Smartphone Films produced during the Workshop can be seen here: http://terreweb.ubc.ca/terreweb-videos/

Thursday, March 10th, 2016, 3:00-5:00 in MCML 342
Guido Toelke & Julia Dordel

In this second seminar on March 10th we will continue to cover the basics of smartphone-filmmaking starting from how to shoot footage to editing this footage using your smartphone, […]

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Smartphone Filmmaking Workshop Part I

March 8, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 3:00-5:00 in MCML 342Guido Toelke, Duncan McHugh & Julia Dordel
Have you been thinking of making a video to communicate your research to a broader audience, but after some quick research on filmmaking, felt defeated by the fact that you don’t have the right equipment or knowledge? In fact, it’s easier than […]

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Interactive web mapping workshop with CartoDB

January 5, 2016

TerreWEB Seminars

“Interactive web mapping workshop with CartoDB”

Joey Lee 
Thursday, January 7th, 3:00pm, Macmillan 342
Come join Joey Lee and UBC TerreWeb to build your first interactive web map with CartoDB – a web based platform providing GIS and web mapping tools for the browser.  In this workshop we will go over the fundamental pieces of a web […]

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Effective Writing Workshop

November 21, 2015

In her two-part writing workshop (October 29th & November 12th, 2015), Dr. Alice Cassidy engaged participants in active learning and discussion.  Students learned about the importance of determining one’s audience and explicitly outlining thesis and development statements in their work.  They additionally gave and received peer-feedback on a current writing project.  In the second part of the workshop, […]

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Writing Workshop

February 7, 2015

Dr. Glenn Brown

Organized Reasoning and Building Strong Arguments: Tools for Improving Professional Writing Workshop
 Thursday, February 12th

 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

 Room MCML 350

Professional and academic writing constantly uses reasoning to reach conclusions. That process is called ‘argument’. Not argument meaning ‘quarrel,’ but argument meaning a series of reasons, leading to conclusions, targeted for a specific audience. […]

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TerreWEB Workshop: Heather Galindo (COMPASS)

November 10, 2014

Heather Galindo, COMPASS
“Making Your Science Relevant”
 Thursday, November 20th

 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!

In this short, hands-on workshop you will learn to distill your research down to its core elements and talk about it in clear, lively terms. Starting with a tool called the Message Box, you will develop the basic ingredients that […]

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TerreWEB Workshop: Interactive Mapping With Joey Lee

October 31, 2014

Update: We had a great turnout for the Workshop!
Thanks everyone!

Joey Lee
“Let’s Make an Interactive Map for the Web”
 Thursday, November 6th

 3:30pm – 6:00pm (Please note the agenda, come for as much as possible)
 Room MCML 258

 Everyone welcome!
“Let’s make an interactive map for the web!” is an introductory hands-on workshop on building your first interactive map for […]

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This week: Workshop instead of Seminar

October 29, 2013

Sociopolitical Aspects of Communicating Science
A workshop with CTLT
1:00pm – 4:00pm on Thursday, October 31st
MCML 154
Apologies for the late post on this one. This Thursday we are excited to be working with CTLT to have a 3 hour workshop about the Sociopolitical Aspects of Communicating Science. The description and registration can be found here. (only 2 […]

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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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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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