GCAC has moved online! Check out upcoming workshops, courses and writing support
In keeping with the extraordinary circumstances with which we are all currently coping, the School of Graduate Studies’ Graduate Centre for Academic Communication (GCAC) has moved online; while the venue may have changed, one thing that won’t is our commitment to providing support to U of T grad students. Join us in our virtual classrooms as we offer guidance on how to improve your academic writing and speaking skills! Below you’ll find information on what we’ll be offering in July.
Join us for sessions in which you’ll learn about specific aspects of academic communication. Just click the titles below for workshop descriptions and registration details. Once you register, you’ll receive a link to join a live workshop at its scheduled time and/or a link to view a prerecorded workshop video. Below is a list of what’s coming up in June, as well as what’s currently available:
Wed. July 8, 2:00 – 3:00 pm: Giving Better Feedback by Katherine Shwetz
As of July 7: Transitioning from In Person to Online Meetings by Clare Nippard
As of July 7: Speaking Up and Being Heard Online by Clare Nippard
As of July 7: Using Video to Build Connection by Clare Nippard
As of July 7: Representing Yourself Appropriately in your Email Correspondence by Clare Nippard
Becoming a Productive Writer with Dr. Rachael Cayley
The Craft of Revision with Dr. Rachael Cayley
Quoting and Paraphrasing: Working with Sources in the Social Sciences and Humanities with Dr. Peter Grav
Citation and Working with Sources in the Physical and Life Sciences with Dr. Peter Grav
Preparing Poster Presentations by Dr. Peter Sabatini
Creating Effective Figures by Dr. Peter Sabatini
Writing CIHR Proposals by Dr. Peter Sabatini
GCAC Writing Centre
The GCAC Writing Centre will be closed July 13 – 24 (inclusive), but will be open the rest of the summer term. We are now offering online individualized one-on-one synchronous writing support through appointments booked though our website. During these appointments, you’ll meet with a writing consultant, who will work with you using audio/video, chat and a document-sharing whiteboard area. Full details on how to book an appointment are on our website.
- Up to date information about what’s on at GCAC can always be found on our website
- Keep on top of all GCAC news and announcements by following us on Twitter: @UofTGCAC
- Get weekly updates on all GCAC workshops and courses by subscribing to our listserv
Stay healthy, safe and positive!
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