Registration now open for Winter 2013 workshops

Interested in brushing up on those research skills?  Like to find better resources for your practicum?  Wondering how you can use your smartphone / tablet to enhance teaching and learning?  Tired of spending hours putting together bibliographies?

Then it’s time to sign up for a free workshop!

Finding Resources for your Practicum
Learn to find the textbooks, teacher’s guides, lesson plans, math manipulatives, science kits, children’s books, games, and other resources in the OISE Library that will help make your practicum a success!  You’ll also have the opportunity to explore some of the databases designed specifically for K-12 students which have been licensed for use in Ontario public schools.
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Refworks: Manage your research online
Save time by learning to create a bibliography with a few quick clicks! By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Import references from the library catalogue, databases, websites, and Google Scholar
  • Generate a bibliography in APA, MLA, Chicago, or other citation styles
  • Create in-text citations using Write-N-Cite
  • Organize and share your references
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Research Rescue
Having trouble finding books / e-books?  Not sure how to find scholarly, peer-reviewed articles for your paper?  Looking for dissertations and theses on your research topic?  Learn to search the catalogue and databases more efficiently and effectively, in time to prepare for your term papers.
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Smartphones, tablets, and apps in the classroom
Smartphones and tablets are everywhere. You’ve got one and your students do too. But how can you use them in a meaningful way in the classroom? This workshop will introduce ways smartphones and tablets can be used to enhance teaching and learning.  Explore some of the many K-12 education iPhone / iPad apps available, and share your favourites with the group.
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About Monique Flaccavento

Acting Director, OISE Library
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