Walking (and Understanding) the Talk on Social Justice (Part 3)

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 2:30pm
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

Lakehead University is committed to social justice for Aboriginal peoples and acknowledges that this begins with recognition of Aboriginal realities.

In this three-part forum, Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux, Vice-Provost of Aboriginal Initiatives, will deliver three unique sessions based on the CBC's 8th Fire TV Series to guide an open, accessible and pragmatic discussion on proactive ways to address social justice in our pedagogy.

To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

Encounters in Bioethics - Consent and Capacity Boards: Legal & Ethical Issues

Event Date: 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Event Location: 
St. Joseph's Hospital, Conference Room 3, Basement Level, 35 N. Algoma St.
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Event Contact Name: 
Loretta Delea
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8126
Event Contact E-mail: 
Event Contact Web: 

Join us for a presentation and panel discussion of

Consent and Capacity Boards:  Legal and Ethical Issues

  • Why do we have consent and capacity boards?
  • Who could receive help from the consent and capacity board?
  • How does the board make decisions and on what legal or ethical principles?
  • Could a health professional challenge the decision of the board?
Presenter:
Judith Jacob, LL.B., Consent and Capacity Board

Panel:
Jane Fogolin, MD, FRCPC, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

David Shannon, C.M., O.Ont. Executive Director, HAGI Community Services for Independence; Lawyer

Facilitator:
Pauline Bodnar, MHSA, HBSW, RSW, Community & Long Term Care Specialist, Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network, TBRHSC

Everyone welcome.  Free admission.  Free parking behind 68 N. Algoma St.

Certificate of Continuing Professional Education available.

An abbreviated version will be held on Thursday, November 28, 2013, 12:00-1:00 p.m. at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, Regional Cancer Care Meeting Room 2178.  Due to the condensed format, not all panelists participate.
Everyone is welcome.

Let’s Get Accessible: Accessibility Training for Microsoft PowerPoint

Event Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
OA 1002 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 
With the passing of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) in 2005, meeting accessibility regulation is now a pressing issue for Ontarian universities and their employees. Under the regulation, Lakehead University communications such as course materials now need to be provided in an accessible format upon request. What does an accessible format mean and how do you do it? Find out by attending this hands-on training session for creating accessible documents in Microsoft PowerPoint. To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

Economic Speaker Series

Event Date: 
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Event Location: 
ATAC 2019
Event Fee: 
Free
Event Contact Name: 
Jennifer McKee
Event Contact Phone: 
343-8357
Event Contact E-mail: 

The Economic Speaker Series presents Charles Cirtwill of the Northern Policy Institute on Friday November 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm in ATAC 2019 discussing Redefining the possible - NPI's place in the policy process.

Everyone welcome!!!!

"You Call that an Essay? This is an Essay!" Reflections on and Strategies for Improving Student Writing

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 10:30am
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

The varying quality in student writing is a key issue (and frustration) for many faculty.

In this workshop, Anthea Kyle, coordinator of the Writing Centre, will explore alternative approaches faculty can employ to foster better academic writing in their students and make the process of improving writing skills easier for students - and themselves.

To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

A Cite to Behold: Copyright Training for Faculty and Staff

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 11:30am
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

Recognizing the work of others and respecting copyright protection is not just an issue for students.

With the Canadian copyright landscape changing considerably in recent times, make some time to drop into a training session to brush up on your copyright rights and responsibilities.

To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

A Cite to Behold: Copyright Training for Faculty and Staff

Event Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 1:30pm
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

Recognizing the work of others and respecting copyright protection is not just an issue for students.

With the Canadian copyright landscape changing considerably in recent times, make some time to drop into a training session to brush up on your copyright rights and responsibilities.

To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

Let’s Get Accessible: Accessibility Training for Faculty and Staff

Event Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 1:00pm
Event Location: 
OA 1002 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

With the passing of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) in 2005, meeting accessibility regulation is now a pressing issue for Ontarian universities and their employees.

Under the regulation, Lakehead University communications such as course materials now need to be provided in an accessible format upon request. What does an accessible format mean and how do you do it?

Find out by attending this hands-on training session for creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word. To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

Let’s Get Accessible: Accessibility Training for Microsoft Word

Event Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 2:30pm
Event Location: 
AT 3003 (Thunder Bay)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

With the passing of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) in 2005, meeting accessibility regulation is now a pressing issue for Ontarian universities and their employees.

Under the regulation, Lakehead University communications such as course materials now need to be provided in an accessible format upon request. What does an accessible format mean and how do you do it?

Find out by attending this hands-on training session for creating accessible documents in Microsoft Word. To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

People, Place and Planet: Teaching Sustainability Across the Curriculum in the Anthropocene

Event Date: 
Monday, November 18, 2013 - 11:30am
Event Location: 
AT 5036 (Thunder Bay) and OA 2005 (Orillia)
Event Fee: 
Event Contact Name: 
Brett Sharman, Instructional Development Centre
Event Contact Phone: 
807-343-8554
Event Contact E-mail: 

How do we educate students who will help lead us to a sustainable and equitable future?

This two-part forum will mark the official launch of the University's newly established Centre for Place and Sustainability Studies and challenge participants to reflect on how their discipline and pedagogy relates to the various environmental, economic and social dimensions of sustainability.

The introductory session will provide an overview of the role of education in sustainability. To register for this event and to check out other events happening throughout Teaching & Learning Week, visit http://idc.lakeheadu.ca/2013-teaching--learning-week/

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