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December 8th and 15th – All About Social Media

December 8th and 15th – All About Social Media

Do you have questions about social media? Not sure what social media is or how to use it properly? Join us for a FREE Workshop: “All About Social Media”

December 15th – Learning Exchange Holiday Party

December 15th – Learning Exchange Holiday Party

Join us for an afternoon of skating, fun and hot chocolate.

October 22, 3:30-7:30pm – Get Animated!

What: Animation screening and workshop When: October 22, 2011, 3:30-7:30pm Where: Theatre, Carnegie Community Centre Cost: Free Free screenings and activities Canada-wide for International Animation Day. The Carnegie Library hosts an amazing selection of films in the Carnegie Theatre (3:30-5:00pm). Hands-on workshops demonstrate the basics of animation plus a chance to make your own short animated […]

November 3, 1:30pm – Key Strengths of Learning Communities, a discussion

UBC Celebrate Learning Week, The UBC Centre for Intercultural Language Studies (CILS) and the UBC Learning Exchange present key strengths of a successful learning community identified through a research project on the UBC Learning Exchange’s ESL Facilitator Training Program.

November 3, 6:00-8:00pm – Writing Across Borders

What happens when the goal is to tell stories in English, and the writers’ experiences and personalities have always been expressed in and formed by languages other than English? The result is border-crossing, innovative creative writing.

UBC Trek Volunteers

Second Blog Post

Sample Text: That led in 1999 to the Trek Program, which matches UBC students to inner-city schools in activities such as sports, academics and art, and has grown from the participation of dozens of students to hundreds.

Inaugural Blog Post

Inaugural Blog Post

Welcome to the UBC Learning Exchange Director’s Blog. Margo Fryer is the founding director of the UBC Learning Exchange, a program that links University of British Columbia staff and students to inner-city schools and community groups, and has a storefront location in the Downtown Eastside.

Learning Computers and Technology

Learning Computers and Technology

Community members learning computer skills, facilitation skills, and digital photography, and dropping in to use free internet.

Learning English

Improving English skills by practicing in ESL conversation groups led by a volunteer facilitator from the community.