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International Student

Academic Transition Program

Are you new to Canada?


Is English your second or additional language?
Do you have questions about how to succeed in a new academic environment?

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What am I supposed to do in lectures and seminars?

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develop note-taking skills while listening to a sample lecture
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learn and practice classroom participation and discussion strategies

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explore ways of navigating intercultural communication

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I dont have an opinion about this article! What do I do?
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develop strategies for finding and evaluating sources
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meet a Librarian!
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learn how to understand and form an opinion about sources

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compare critical reading practices across cultures

What is the difference between a research paper,


a lab report and a critical review?

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explore academic writing genres and professor expectations
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learn strategies for developing style and logic in your writing


reflect on different cultural writing styles

Plagiarism scares me! How do I avoid it?


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During this workshop, you will:
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learn strategies for integrating sources


practice paraphrasing and quoting in your writing
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compare your understanding of academic integrity with the expectations of UoG

Do I have to deliver a presentation?

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During this full day workshop, you will:
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learn strategies for developing speech clarity, delivery, structure and
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audience engagement in a presentation
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practice a 5-minute presentation based on your coursework and receive feedback

develop your confidence as a presenter
* All session meet in McLaughlin Library, Room 384 *

To register, go to http://bit.ly/1FkWLnz