Drop-in Workshops

Starting Spring 2021, the Department of Economics is offering free daily drop-in workshops to support students on their writing and technical skills.

All students enrolled in an Economics course this semester are eligible to attend the workshops. 

NOTE: The TAs facilitating the workshops can only provide general support. For course specific questions (eg. assignments guidelines, grading, due dates, etc), please contact your TA or instructor for that course.

Technical Workshop

Get help with Excel, econometrics and the programming language R. The TA facilitating the workshop is proficient in the use of these tools, and generally knowledgeable about economics and econometrics. Support for other statistical and software applications may also be available.

Spring 2021 Schedule 

Starting January 18, the Technical Workshop TA will be available at the following schedule (PST Vancouver time):

  • Monday: 8:00 - 9:20 pm
  • Tuesday: 1:00 - 2:20 pm 
  • Wednesday: 8:00 - 9:20 pm 
  • Thursday: 1:00 - 2:20 pm 
  • Friday: 1:00 - 2:20 pm 

How to Join

  • Sign into the Tech Workshop Canvas course using your SFU login: 
    https://canvas.sfu.ca/courses/61156
  • Join the workshop at the Zoom link shown in the Canvas course during the drop-in hours above 

Writing Workshop

Need help with your writing assignments? The TA facilitating the workshop is trained to help coach you in the right direction by providing academic writing support and useful tips and tricks on how to improve your writing. 

Spring 2021 Schedule

Starting January 18, the Writing Workshop TA will be available at the following schedule (PST Vancouver time): 

  • Monday: 4:30 - 6:00 pm 
  • Tuesday: 10:00 - 11:30 am 
  • Wednesday: 4:00 - 5:30 pm 
  • Thursday: 10:00 - 11:30 am 
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 

How to Join

  • Sign into the Writing Workshop Canvas course using your SFU login: 
    https://canvas.sfu.ca/courses/60486
  • Join the workshop at the Zoom link shown in the Canvas course during the drop-in hours above