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Farmers' market coming to UBC campus

A farmers' market is coming to UBC's Okanagan campus on Friday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the foyer of the Engineering Management Education building. With 19 confirmed vendors selling such things as organic foods and veggies, healthy breads, gluten-free products, and organic soap, the market offers the opportunity for students, staff […]

Workshops at a glance: October 19, 2011

Here are some professional development workshops for faculty and staff at UBC's Okanagan campus in the next few weeks: October 20 From Surviving to Thriving: Working Effectively October 20 Making an Effective Research Presentation October 21 Understanding Statistics from Multiple Choice Exams October 21 From Competence to Eloquence: Writing with Clarity and Grace October 21 […]

New book: Q Skills for Success Reading and Writing 5

Scott Roy Douglas, assistant professor in the Faculty of Education, has co-authored a new six-level English Assistance Program book for college and university students. Q Skills for Success Reading and Writing 5 looks to connect critical thinking, language skills, and student learning outcomes to learning English. The book's question-centred approach provides a unique critical thinking framework […]