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The abundance of learning resources and various opportunities in this age are overwhelming, not to mention the distractions of social media and video games. It is an "Age of Surplus". How to learn effectively is a problem that affects us all in this time. Dr. Berlin Fang is the author of two influential books “Learning in the Age … Continue reading "EAWLC Dialogue with Berlin Fang: Effective Learning in the Age of Surplus"
Just say yes to new experience" offers Kai, who is now an Executive Producer at the CBC, an exciting career creating award-winning projects. Hear his story, with engaging audio and video of some recent projects.
Personal communication skills coach Eleanor James will be sitting in the clinic, and welcome our audience to ask questions they have when dealing with co-workers or bosses at work, peers or teachers in school, or neighbours, acquaintances, or even strangers on the street. Things like how to make small talk, how to approach people, asking … Continue reading "EAWLC Communication Skills Walk-in Clinic"
In collaboration with the Writers' Union of Canada, we are thrilled to have three Italian- Canadian writers as guest speakers to discuss their stories of immigration. Woven into their stories will be the personal, social, historical, and political factors that influence how an Italian immigrant may "become" Canadian and what "being Canadian" means for the … Continue reading "East&West Dialogue: FROM PIAZZAS TO PARKAS — ON ITALIANS BECOMING CANADIANS"
(Poster made by Shirley Chen) Enjoy poetry in music, among friends in a theatre in Downtown Toronto (beer available at the bar)! Or, relax on the couch, have some wine, and listen to the poems and songs through the live streaming on our YouTube channel! Thanks to national poet laureate George Elliott Clarke, the East … Continue reading "5 Poets Breaking Into Song -Live"
This will be the last East&West Dialogue in the year 2021. A monthly program (except for the winter and summer breaks) at the East and West Learning Connections, the Dialogue promotes life experience sharing among people of different heritages. In this session, Urban Hero Honey Novick, and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medalist Ruth (Ruth) Stackhouse … Continue reading "East&West Dialogue: The Healing Creativity"
Brought to you by national poet laureate George Elliott Clarke At the East and West Learning Connections With debut of the song of special guest Leonard Cohen's poem And 4 remarkable poets and 2 stunning musicians! Time: Friday, December 10, 2021, at 7-9 P.M. (EST) Free Online event to the public Zoom registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApduCurz4jHNY2Cb1hp0DqIRIJrdgQu82A Floor … Continue reading "5 Poets Breaking Into Song #3"
The first East & West Dialogue of Year 2022 is coming! In the monthly dialogue, guest speakers of different cultural backgrounds come to the East and West Learning Connections as volunteers, share their life experiences, thoughts, suggestions, and answer questions from the audience. With deep gratitude to the guest speakers, we hope these individual-level dialogues … Continue reading "East & West Dialogue with Samantha Kaine and Ian Steaman: Voices of Under-represented Community in Film and Television"
East&West Dialogue is our monthly program where guest speakers of different cultural backgrounds come as volunteers and share their life stories, knowledge, thoughts, and have conversations with our audience. We hope this individual-level communication will promote mutual understanding among people of different heritages, and the experiences of guest speakers can help the audience, mostly but … Continue reading "East&West Dialogue with Tony and Jane Preston: A Western Couple Met and Lived in Asia"
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