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Networking Best Practices
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
In March 2012 we invited Concordia Alumni to participate in a speed networking event and to share their best practice strategies for building your professional network. This video is a montage of tips captured at that event.


Refworks Tutorial - Introduction
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Jared Wiercinski, digital service outreach librarian, gave this Webshop tutorial detailing the features in a recent release of Refworks. In this first tutorial, Jared introduces users to the Refworks.

Refworks Tutorial - Module 4
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Jared Wiercinski, digital service outreach librarian, gave this Webshop tutorial detailing the features in a recent release of Refworks. In this fourth tutorial, Jared explains how write a paper using Refworks to create a bibliography.

One-time Article Reading in Adobe Acrobat
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
GradProSkills is a new graduate and processional skills training program at Concordia University launched in August 2011. Kris Alexander, instructor and PhD student in the Department of Arts & Science, gave this Webshop tutorial outlining some strategies to take notes in PDF files in a way that helps you to read and archive your understanding of a text, while imbedding those ideas alongside the article.

Library Fundamentals - Part 1
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Rosarie Coughlan, reference and instruction librarian, gave this Webshop tutorial detailing the features of the Concordia Libraries website. In this first tutorial, Rosarie introduces the Concordia Libraries website, and explains how to gain access to services using your student card.

Refworks Tutorial - Module 3
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Jared Wiercinski, digital service outreach librarian, gave this Webshop tutorial detailing the features in a recent release of Refworks. In this third tutorial, Jared explains how to organize, search, and share references in Refworks.

Refworks Tutorial - Module 2
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Jared Wiercinski, digital service outreach librarian, gave this Webshop tutorial detailing the features in a recent release of Refworks. In this second tutorial, Jared explains how to add references in Refworks.

Library Fundamentals - Part 2
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Rosarie Coughlan, reference and instruction librarian, gave this Webshop tutorial detailing the features of the Concordia Libraries website. In this second tutorial, Rosarie introduces some of the advanced features of the Concordia Libraries website.


Pedagogy and PowerPoint
Producer: Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
In this screencast series, Concordia Fine Arts lecturer and media designer Andrew Dolan highlights examples of best practice when it comes to designing visual presentations for today's media literate learner.

Blogging As A Learning Tool
Producer: Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
Using blogs and microblogging is fast becoming a regular part of our everyday lives but how can the power of these tools and platforms be used to enhance teaching and learning?

YouTube for Learning (Français)
Producer: Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
Dr. Spaska Siderova, Assistant Professor, Coordinator German Language, demonstrates how multimedia in teaching enhances the learning of her students in foreign language acquisition.

Social Media for Teaching and Learning
Producer: Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
Alex Enkerli, a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, talks about his use of social media both inside and outside the classroom. He defines himself as an informal ethnographer and has become an expert in the use of social networks for teaching and learning according to friends and colleagues.

Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning
Producer: Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
Dr. Mark Morton, Senior Instructional Developer (Technology), Centre for Teaching Excellence, University of Waterloo explores the many pedagogical uses of today's emergiong technologies. Wikis, blogs, iTunes U and much more.

Using Moodle
Producer: Centre for Teaching and Learning Services
Dr. David Waddington, Assistant Professor, Education, presents basic training sessions that introduce the pedagogical possibilities of using Moodle including user generated blogs, group work and easy to use instructions for uploading handouts and PowerPoints slides, managing feedback, and grading assignments online.

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Footprint of a coffee cup
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Are your tired of being full of garbage. Join Diana Kirkwood the Zero Waste Campus Coordinator at Sustainable Concordia, as she walks through the reals cost of disposable coffee cups and offers tips for reducing your environmental footprint.


Intro to Research
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
A quick introduction to navigating the research@concordia microsite, an information-visualized interactive gateway to research and researchers at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Please visit: www.concordia.ca/explore to view the microsite.

Academic Integrity and what it means to your future
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Join Graduate Studies Associate Dean Cameron Skinner as he walks you through your academic responsibilities as a graduate student and the consequences of not meeting them.


Preparing for Public Speaking
Producer: Graduate and Professional Skills (GradProSkills)
Rea Nolan, part-time faculty member, Department of Theatre, Concordia University, offers tips on how to prepare for public speaking experiences.