Celebrate Learning Week! Oct 24 to 30th

Zack says:


On October 24 – 30, 2009, UBC will be abuzz with activity during Celebrate Learning Week! It is a week-long initiative that seeks recognize the different ways students, faculty, and staff learn at UBC. From interactive workshops, to special lectures, a variety of activities will be held across campus. Some highlights include:

* Conference for Learning and Academic Student Success (CLASS), Oct. 24

* The Future of Technology-Enhanced Education: Opportunities and Challenges – talk by Dr. Charles Dziuban, Oct. 26

* Engaging with Community Service Learning: Higher Education’s 21st Century Global Imperative – an interactive workshop on community service learning, Oct. 27

* Student-Directed Seminars – An Interactive Dialogue on this Unique Learning Experience – a roundtable discussion, Oct. 27

* Art and Propaganda: The Olympic Films of Leni Riefenstahl – lecture/presentation at UBC Robson Square, Oct. 28

* Peer-to-Peer Learning in Rural African Development – a talk by Engineers Without Borders, Oct. 29

* Sustainability Across the Curriculum Working Group – a networking meeting for everybody interested in sustainability, Oct. 30

* Seeing the World from Sea Level – a lecture by award-winning National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster, Oct. 30

* The Master Builder, a play by Henrik Ibsen, Oct. 29 – Nov. 7

We invite you to come and participate in any or all of these events. For a complete schedule and more information on these events, visit our website at http://celebratelearning.ubc.ca.

We look forward to seeing you there!”

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