Vic Capstone Colloquia

The application deadline is July 3, 2017.

 Meeting bi-weekly, the Vic Capstone Colloquia offer an enriched interdisciplinary environment, including peer and instructor support, for your independent work. The Colloquia include training and practice in professional skills and effective communication in a variety of genres and contexts.

 

Vic451H1Y  Capstone: Learning Communities and Higher Education 

Prof. Anne Urbancic

Northrop Frye spoke of the educated imagination as one where eloquence and participation are complementary components. The Capstone course offers you both aspects. First, you'll have a guided formation in mentorship and leadership. We'll consider different kinds of learning communities, experiential learning, and various contexts of education. You will also have the very practical opportunity to take on a new role as mentor to a class of students in a limited enrolment first year course at VIC. You'll help your class integrate more successfully into Vic and U of T by offering guidance in areas such as adapting to university life beyond academics, preparing for tests and exams, study skills etc. Contemporaneously, in our biweekly meetings, you'll consider, discuss and then reflect on best practices in mentoring and leadership that will be valuable to you even after you leave the university. This course is not eligible for CR/NCR option. 

Prerequisite: A minimum CGPA of 3.0 and have completed 15 FCEs and permission of instructor
Co-requisite: Mentor a Victoria College first-year seminar. More information will be provided at a later time. 

To Apply -
Please download and complete the following application, and submit it using the form at the bottom of the page:

Vic Capstone: Learning Communities and Higher Education Application


 Vic493H1Y Capstone Colloquium - Research (HUMANITIES or social science)

Prof. Ira Wells

The Vic Capstone Research Colloquium is intended for students registered in Independent Studies, Individual Studies, or Senior Essay courses in Humanities or Social Science subjects. It is a half-course taught over the full academic year (12 x 2-hour sessions, with the final session extended into a symposium event). The Colloquium provides instruction, support, and practical experience through the various stages of your research project, from the project proposal to work-in-progress feedback to presentation of results.

Since the Colloquium includes students working in a variety of Humanities and Social Science disciplines, the emphasis is on interdisciplinarity: you will learn to communicate your research to a multidisciplinary audience and gain insight into how data, theory, case studies, literature reviews, and methodology vary by discipline.

The Colloquium is evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.This course is not eligible for CR/NCR option. 

Prerequisite: A minimum CGPA of 3.0 and have completed 15 FCEs and permission of Instructor
Co-requisite: Registration in an Independent / Individual Studies or Senior Essay course
Exclusion: POL499Y1; RLG404H1/405H1; UNI460H1; thesis seminars in other programs


To Apply
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Please download and complete the following application, and submit it using the form at the bottom of the page:

Vic Capstone Research Colloquium Application 



VIC493H1Y CAPSTONE COLLOQUIUM - RESEARCH (Science) 

Prof. Emanuel Istrate

This course considers the nature of scientific research, looking at the various stages that a research project must go through, as well as general techniques that make the research process more efficient. Its main goal is to support the independent research activities of the students. In a multi-disciplinary environment students will present and discuss various aspects of their research projects, as well as more general issues related to academic research. While discussing the various research topics, students will reflect on their own learning process and their contributions to the overall body of knowledge in their discipline.

Students will have the opportunity to practice science communications skills, both written and oral, will gain an understanding of the factors that influence success in research and the steps leading from a research hypothesis to published results.

The Colloquium is evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis. This course is not eligible for CR/NCR option. 

Prerequisite: A minimum CGPA of 3.0 and have completed 15 FCEs and permission of instructor
Co-requisite: Research lab experience or Independent research project (either in 2017-18 academic year or within the past year)
Exclusion: POL499Y1; RLG404H1/405H1; UNI460H1; thesis seminars in other programs


To Apply
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Please download and complete the following application, and submit it using the form at the bottom of the page:

Vic Capstone Research Colloquium Application (Science)  





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VIC CAPSTONE COLLOQUIA APPLICATION FORM

NOTE: Please ensure that all uploaded documents contain your full name and the document title in the filename. E.g. 'Jane Smith - CV - May 5, 2017'

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