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Work Study Information SessionThu, 19 Sep 20193:00PM - 4:00PM30/112Career Development and Employment Centre

Mandatory Work-Study Program Information Session

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously attended a mandatory Work-Study Resume/Cover Letter Session, you do not need to attend.

Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist students in financial need with the high costs associated with post-secondary study. The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.

Work-Study is completed in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office and Career Development and Employment Centre.

This session will cover:

- Work-Study program information
- Career readiness and career competencies
- Resume and cover letter formatting and tips
- Application Process – deadlines, important dates and submitting documents


Carleton Hall, Room 106

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

Full

CETL

Increase Student Engagement with Poll EverywhereFri, 20 Sep 201910:30am - 11:30amFullEmily Clark

Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Student Response System. Instructors ask questions in the classroom and students respond using their mobile devices (phones, tablets, laptops). Results are displayed providing immediate feedback and opportunities for discussion. By the end of this session, you will have an understanding of what Poll Everywhere can do and will be ready to create your own polls. UNB has a license for this tool, so there is no cost to instructors and students.

Bring your mobile device and try it for yourself.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

CDEC

Ace the Interview WorkshopMon, 23 Sep 201911:30am - 12:30pm23/25Career Development and Employment Centre

What is your greatest weakness? Do you have an example of how you have handled conflict on the job? Not sure how to answer? That's ok, interviews can be scary, and we're here to help. This workshop gives you practical interview skills and helps you prepare for those tricky-feeling questions.

UNB Student Union Building (SUB), Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

Full

CDEC

Networking at a Career FairTue, 24 Sep 201911:30AM - 12:30PMFullCareer Development and Employment Centre

Know you need to network but not sure exactly how? We've got you covered. Come share your experiences, practice your elevator “pitch,” and learn about the importance of informational interviews. Let us help you to overcome challenges and discover how practicing specific networking techniques will open the doors to your next opportunity.

SUB RM 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CETL

The Fundamentals of D2L BrightspaceTue, 24 Sep 20192:30pm - 3:30pm1/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

This workshop for new faculty members to UNB introduces participants to the D2L (Brightspace) interface, navigating the homepage and individual courses. 

We will explore ways of managing course content, tools, widgets and news items for your class. You will also learn the key skills necessary to design a course that meets your individual preference. Mastering the Fundamentals is a great way for designers to get a “jump start” on their course design and gain the foundational knowledge for more advanced workshops.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CDEC

TD Bank Group Information SessionTue, 24 Sep 20195:00PM - 6:30PM26/64TD Bank Group

TD Canada Trust is the commercial banking operation of the Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) in Canada. TD Canada Trust offers a range of financial services and products to more than 10 million Canadian customers through more than 1,100 branches and 2,600 "Green Machine" ATMs.

In addition to the countrywide network of TD branches and ATMs in Canada, the bank has a network of mobile mortgage specialists, financial planners, private bankers, investment advisors, and portfolio managers.

The current TD Canada Trust division was formed after TD's acquisition of Canada Trust in 2000. All new and most existing accounts are officially issued by TD Bank (Institution Number: 004), although Canada Trust (Institution Number: 509) remains a separate subsidiary entity, and it remains the issuer of accounts opened at that institution prior to the merger.

Since 2012, TD has been phasing out the "Canada Trust" part of its name from its logo online, in advertisements, and on stationery.

Head Hall C9

Shina Hoang: hduong@unb.ca

CETL

Creating Groups & Discussions in D2L BrightspaceWed, 25 Sep 201910:00am - 11:00am1/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Groups and Discussions Tools within D2L (Brightspace). You’ll learn how to create and manage various types of groups, how to connect Groups to Discussions and/or Assignments, and how to create sign up sheets. We’ll also explore creating Discussion forums, topics, journals and some unique ways others are using Discussions to enhance their online teaching.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

Full

CETL

Efficient Grading and Feedback with CrowdMark (Hands-on Session)Thu, 26 Sep 20192:30pm - 4:00pmFullEmily Clark

CrowdMark is a collaborative online grading platform that can greatly enhance grading, feedback, re-distribution, and record-keeping for tests, assignments, essays, multiple choice tests, group exams, etc. It's useful for large and small classes alike. It allows work to be graded anywhere and anytime. It features comment libraries for regularly-used comments, management and oversight of teams of graders, tagging of problems. It eliminates the need to hand back hardcopies as students receive their marked up work directly via email. The grading process itself is sped up due to the lack of paper shuffling. After a very successful pilot in 2018-19, UNB has renewed the license for 2019-20 across all units and both campuses.

In this hands-on session, you will learn:
• How CrowdMark can make grading more efficient and improve the feedback you provide.
• How to setup a CrowdMark account.
• How to import your classlist into CrowdMark
• How to create assessments.
• How to grade and return feedback.

Please bring your laptop, or contact Emily Clark if you would like to borrow one.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

CDEC

Fluor Canada Ltd Information SessionThu, 26 Sep 20194:00PM - 5:15PM26/75Fluor Canada Ltd

Fluor Canada Ltd. (Fluor Canada) provides engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction services for Clients throughout Canada and around the world.

Heal Hall, C10

Shina Hoang: hduong@unb.ca

CDEC

University First Class Painter Information Session s SessionFri, 27 Sep 20198:45AM - 4:00PM5/20University First Class Painters

Since 1982 our university and college student painters have been painting thousands of homes and businesses for satisfied clients across Canada. Painting the entire exteriors of homes and businesses, as well as smaller projects such as stucco, decks, steps, fences, window trim, trim boards and much more. We also paint the walls ceiling and trim of your offices, warehouses, bathrooms, living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms, hallways, stairwells and any other room in your business or house. Our business entrepreneurship program for students in Canada has created thousands of great summer jobs. Every year we have our student franchise managers hire hundreds of students across the country to paint, market and supervise in their painting contracting businesses. Training is one of the key component in their success in delivering quality employment and painting services. Our online training resources, cutting edge estimating technology, in-class training and field training insures that our student franchise managers have the tools needed...

Carleton 307

Shina Hoang: hduong@unb.ca

CETL

Using Quizzes in D2L BrightspaceTue, 1 Oct 20199:30am - 10:30am2/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will learn how to create, manage and grade quizzes. You’ll learn about the Question Library and how to create a variety of question types. We’ll also cover how to randomize the answers within multiple choice questions, how to randomize the order of the questions within the quiz, and how to give users special access to quizzes.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CETL

D2L AssignmentsWed, 2 Oct 201910:00am - 11:00am1/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the D2L (Brightspace) Assignment tool. You’ll learn how to create assignments, attach grade items, give users special access, and we’ll also demonstrate the process of grading and annotating assignments once they are submitted.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CDEC

Resume & Cover Letter WorkshopThu, 3 Oct 201910:30 AM - 11:30 AM18/20CDEC

How do you look on paper? Learn about different resume and cover letter styles and identify what is best for you and your situation. You need to feel good about what you're putting out there; we give you what's necessary to do just that.

SUB Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

VIPKid SessionThu, 3 Oct 20191:00PM - 3:00PM10/85VIPKid

VIPKid provides an international learning experience to children – all from the comfort of their homes. Their sophisticated virtual classroom connects students with ESL VIPKid Teachers online, linking the world through education. VIPKid is looking for enthusiastic individuals with a Bachelor's degree (all majors welcome) to join their online teaching community of more than 70,000 Teachers.

Tilley Hall, 307

Shina Hoang: hduong@unb.ca

Full

CDEC

Job Search Strategies WorkshopMon, 7 Oct 201911:30AM - 12:30PMFullCareer Development and Employment Centre

Where are the jobs and how do you find them? Sometimes opportunities can feel hidden. And it's true, 80% of jobs are not advertised. In this workshop, you will be equipped with strategies for uncovering these hidden job possibilities and receive employment industry tips of the trade, often known only to professionals.

UNB Student Union Building (SUB), Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CETL

Using Grades in D2L BrightspaceMon, 7 Oct 201910:00am - 11:00am2/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Grades tool. You’ll learn to enter and manage grades, create your own course specific grade scheme, and how to set up a grade system that meets the needs of your class. We’ll also look at the Setup Wizard, the 3 types of grade items you can select (Points/Weight/or Formula) for your class and how you can quickly and easily submit your final grades.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CDEC

Resume and Cover Letter WorkshopThu, 10 Oct 201911:30AM - 12:30PM7/20Career Development and Employment Centre

How do you look on paper? Learn about different resume and cover letter styles and identify what is best for you and your situation. You need to feel good about what you're putting out there; we give you what's necessary to do just that.



UNB Student Union Building (SUB), Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CETL

Using Awards & Gamification in D2L BrightspaceTue, 15 Oct 20192:00pm - 3:30pm1/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop we will look at how to use restrictions, challenges, additional content, media, and news, with the Awards system which can give out badges and certificates for completing various criteria. Reward your students with something other than grades, offer optional time pressure, opt-in supplemental material. Drive it all with proven gamification methods like time boxes, loops, perceived randomization. Motivate and enhance value for your students with no overhead for the instructor week to week by leveraging automation in D2L. 

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CETL

Creating Groups & Discussions in D2L BrightspaceThu, 17 Oct 201910:00am - 11:30am2/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Groups and Discussions Tools within D2L (Brightspace). You’ll learn how to create and manage various types of groups, how to connect Groups to Discussions and/or Assignments, and how to create sign up sheets. We’ll also explore creating Discussion forums, topics, journals and some unique ways others are using Discussions to enhance their online teaching.

Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CETL

Increase Student Engagement with Poll EverywhereTue, 22 Oct 20192:30pm - 3:30pm1/8Emily Clark

Increase interactivity and engagement in your classes with Poll Everywhere, UNB's Student Response System. Instructors ask questions in the classroom and students respond using their mobile devices (phones, tablets, laptops). Results are displayed providing immediate feedback and opportunities for discussion. By the end of this session, you will have an understanding of what Poll Everywhere can do and will be ready to create your own polls. UNB has a license for this tool, so there is no cost to instructors and students.


Marshall D'Avray 249

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

CETL

Efficient Grading and Feedback with CrowdMark (Hands-on Session)Fri, 25 Oct 201910:30am - 12:00pm1/6Emily Clark

CrowdMark is a collaborative online grading platform that can greatly enhance grading, feedback, redistribution and record-keeping for tests, assignments, essays, multiple choice tests, group exams, etc.
It's useful for large and small classes alike. It allows work to be graded anywhere and anytime. It features comment libraries for regularly-used comments, management and oversight of teams of graders, tagging of problems. It eliminated the need to hand back hard copies as students receive their marked up work directly via email. The grading process itself is sped up due to the lack of paper shuffling. After a very successful pilot in 2018-19, UNB has renewed the license for 2019-20 across all units and both campuses.


In this hands-on session, you will learn:

• How CrowdMark can make grading more efficient and improve the feedback you provide.

• How to setup a CrowdMark account.

• How to import your classlist into CrowdMark

• How to create assessments.

• How to grade and return feedback.


Please bring your laptop, or contact Emily Clark if you would like to borrow one.






Marshall d'Avray Hall, 249

Emily Clark: emily.clark@unb.ca

CETL

Automation Features in D2L BrightspaceTue, 29 Oct 20192:00pm - 3:30pm3/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

Running courses takes time, especially in large classes, D2L Brightspace may be able to help.
Learn about how to gain efficiencies with restrictions, schedules, date offsets, Course imports, and the power of intelligent agents to notify you or others when conditions are met. Warn students when they are at risk of missing something, or encourage them using feedback with 'replace strings' which substitute their name automatically. These features among some others are covered in this session which aims to lessen the burden of course loads while improving engagement for students.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CETL

The Fundamentals of D2L BrightspaceWed, 30 Oct 201910:00am - 11:00am1/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

This workshop for new faculty members to UNB introduces participants to the D2L (Brightspace) interface, navigating the homepage and individual courses. We will explore ways of managing course content, tools, widgets and news items for your class. You will also learn the key skills necessary to design a course that meets your individual preference. Mastering the Fundamentals is a great way for designers to get a “jump start” on their course design and gain the foundational knowledge for more advanced workshops.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CETL

Using Grades in D2L BrightspaceTue, 5 Nov 201910:00am - 11:00am1/8Jeff Mundee, Instructional Technology Specialist

In this workshop, participants will become familiar with the Grades tool. You’ll learn to enter and manage grades, create your own course specific grade scheme, and how to set up a grade system that meets the needs of your class. We’ll also look at the Setup Wizard, the 3 types of grade items you can select (Points/Weight/or Formula) for your class and how you can quickly and easily submit your final grades.


Marshall d'Avray Hall, Room 249

Nancy Fitzpatrick: nef@unb.ca

CDEC

Career Planning - Taking Charge of Your Career Development WorkshopWed, 6 Nov 201911:30AM - 12:30PM14/20Career Development and Employment Centre

Career planning is an ongoing process that involves self-assessment, reflection, exploration, research, and development. In this 50-minute session, we will discuss the steps in the career planning process, share tips on career readiness activities in which you can participate during your time at university, and how the Career Development and Employment Centre can help you explore and navigate your career journey.

UNB Student Union Building (SUB), Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Resume & Cover Letter WorkshopTue, 19 Nov 201910:30 am - 11:30 AM6/20CDEC

How do you look on paper? Learn about different resume and cover letter styles and identify what is best for you and your situation. You need to feel good about what you're putting out there; we give you what's necessary to do just that.

Senior Commons Room, McConnell Hall

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Occupational Wellness WorkshopThu, 21 Nov 201911:30AM - 12:30PM8/20Career Development and Employment Centre

The way we feel about our work contributes to our overall well-being, and what we do for a living encompasses much of our time. Choosing a career is an important task. Let’s talk about the ways you can use self-reflection (your values and what matters to you), goal-setting, and career exploration to learn more about how your attitude toward work has an impact on your satisfaction at work!

UNB Student Union Building (SUB), Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Resume & Cover Letter WorkshopTue, 3 Dec 201912:30 pm - 1:30 pm5/20CDEC

How do you look on paper? Learn about different resume and cover letter styles and identify what is best for you and your situation. You need to feel good about what you're putting out there; we give you what's necessary to do just that.

Student Union Building (SUB) Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Work Study Information SessionMon, 6 Jan 202012:00 pm - 1:00 pm6/112Career Development and Employment Centre

Mandatory Work-Study Program Information Session

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously attended a mandatory Work-Study Resume/Cover Letter Session, you do not need to attend.

Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist students in financial need with the high costs associated with post-secondary study. The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.

Work-Study is completed in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office and Career Development and Employment Centre.

This session will cover:

- Work-Study program information
- Career readiness and career competencies
- Resume and cover letter formatting and tips
- Application Process – deadlines, important dates and submitting documents

Location: Carleton Hall, Room 106

Carleton Hall, Room 106

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Work Study Information SessionTue, 7 Jan 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM6/112Career Development and Employment Centre

Mandatory Work-Study Program Information Session

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously attended a mandatory Work-Study Resume/Cover Letter Session, you do not need to attend.

Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist students in financial need with the high costs associated with post-secondary study. The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.

Work-Study is completed in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office and Career Development and Employment Centre.

This session will cover:

- Work-Study program information
- Career readiness and career competencies
- Resume and cover letter formatting and tips
- Application Process – deadlines, important dates and submitting documents

Location: Carleton Hall, Room 106

Carleton Hall, Room 106

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Work Study Information SessionWed, 8 Jan 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM6/112Career Development and Employment Centre

Mandatory Work-Study Program Information Session

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously attended a mandatory Work-Study Resume/Cover Letter Session, you do not need to attend.

Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist students in financial need with the high costs associated with post-secondary study. The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.

Work-Study is completed in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office and Career Development and Employment Centre.

This session will cover:

- Work-Study program information
- Career readiness and career competencies
- Resume and cover letter formatting and tips
- Application Process – deadlines, important dates and submitting documents

Location: Carleton Hall, Room 106

Carleton Hall, Room 106

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Work Study Information SessionThu, 9 Jan 202012:00 pm - 1:00 pm6/112Career Development and Employment Centre

Mandatory Work-Study Program Information Session

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously attended a mandatory Work-Study Resume/Cover Letter Session, you do not need to attend.

Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist students in financial need with the high costs associated with post-secondary study. The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.

Work-Study is completed in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office and Career Development and Employment Centre.

This session will cover:

- Work-Study program information
- Career readiness and career competencies
- Resume and cover letter formatting and tips
- Application Process – deadlines, important dates and submitting documents

Location: Carleton Hall, Room 106

Carleton Hall, Room 106

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Work Study Information SessionFri, 10 Jan 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM6/112Career Development and Employment Centre

Mandatory Work-Study Program Information Session

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously attended a mandatory Work-Study Resume/Cover Letter Session, you do not need to attend.

Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist students in financial need with the high costs associated with post-secondary study. The program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable career-related skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation.

Work-Study is completed in collaboration with the Financial Aid Office and Career Development and Employment Centre.

This session will cover:

- Work-Study program information
- Career readiness and career competencies
- Resume and cover letter formatting and tips
- Application Process – deadlines, important dates and submitting documents

Location: Carleton Hall, Room 106

Carleton Hall, Room 106

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Ace the Interview WorkshopTue, 14 Jan 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM7/20Career Development and Employment Centre

What is your greatest weakness? Do you have an example of how you have handled conflict on the job? Not sure how to answer? That's ok, interviews can be scary, and we're here to help. This workshop gives you practical interview skills and helps you prepare for those tricky-feeling questions.

Student Union Building (SUB) Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Resume & Cover Letter WorkshopMon, 3 Feb 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM6/20Career Development and Employment Centre

How do you look on paper? Learn about different resume and cover letter styles and identify what is best for you and your situation. You need to feel good about what you're putting out there; we give you what's necessary to do just that.

Student Union Building (SUB) Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Networking at Career Fairs WorkshopTue, 4 Feb 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM7/20Career Development and Employment Centre

Know you need to network but not sure exactly how? We've got you covered. Come share your experiences, practice your elevator “pitch,” and learn about the importance of informational interviews. Let us help you to overcome challenges and discover how practicing specific networking techniques will open the doors to your next opportunity.

Student Union Building (SUB) Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Resume & Cover Letter WorkshopTue, 7 Apr 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM6/20Career Development and Employment Centre

How do you look on paper? Learn about different resume and cover letter styles and identify what is best for you and your situation. You need to feel good about what you're putting out there; we give you what's necessary to do just that.

Student Union Building (SUB) Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Job Search StrategiesWed, 8 Apr 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM10/20Career Development and Employment Centre

Where are the jobs and how do you find them? Sometimes opportunities can feel hidden. And it's true, 80% of jobs are not advertised. In this workshop, you will be equipped with strategies for uncovering these hidden job possibilities and receive employment industry tips of the trade, often known only to professionals.

Student Union Building (SUB) Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca

CDEC

Ace the Interview WorkshopThu, 9 Apr 202011:30 AM - 12:30 PM9/20Career Development and Employment Centre

What is your greatest weakness? Do you have an example of how you have handled conflict on the job? Not sure how to answer? That's ok, interviews can be scary, and we're here to help. This workshop gives you practical interview skills and helps you prepare for those tricky-feeling questions.

Student Union Building (SUB) Room 103

Jessica Bourque: employment@unb.ca