Orientation Schedule

Day 1: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

8:30-9:00  Registration, welcome and introduction to the day ECHA L1-190
9:00-11:00 Library skills I ECHA L1-350
11:00-11:15 Professional development ECHA L1-190
11:15-12:00 MPH practice overview: Field practicum, capping project,
team advising
ECHA L1-190
11:15-12:00 MSc program planning, thesis requirements
ECHA 4-099
11:15-12:00 PhD Program Planning, Comprehensive Candidacy Exam, Thesis
ECHA 4-004
12:00-1:00 Social media and connecting with the community ECHA L1-190
1:00-2:30 Introduction to STATA ECHA L1-370
2:30-3:30 Successful professional and academic writing ECHA L1-190
3:30-5:00 Thinking critically ECHA L1-190

Day 2: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Lister Centre, 11613 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H6

8:30-9:00 Registration Maple Leaf Room 
9:00-9:15 Welcome and orientation review Maple Leaf Room
9:15-9:45 Ice breaker Maple Leaf Room
9:45-10:00 Introduction/overview of faculty in the School  Maple Leaf Room
10:00-11:00 Public health marketplace Wild Rose Room
11:00-12:30 School of Public Health Students' Association presents World Cafe Maple Leaf Room
12:30-1:45 Lunch Maple Leaf Room
1:45-2:15 Core degree requirements
Maple Leaf Room
2:15-3:15 Specialization group activity Maple Leaf, Wild Rose, Cafeteria
3:15-3:30 Break  
3:30-4:30 Becoming a successful student: Ask the experts Maple Leaf Room
4:30-6:30 Welcome Back BBQ Windsor Park

Day 3: Thursday, September 1, 2016

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 11405 87 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

(Classes start - sessions available to campus students if not in class)

Thursday classes – SPH 531 – Statistical Methods in Health Research; SPH 519 – Biostatistics I; SPH 719 Biostatistics III; SPH 527 – Food Safety; SPH 593 – Issues in Injury Control; SPH 522 – Principles of Toxicology

8:30-10:30 Core competencies for public health: Setting the stage for MPH learning (distance/campus) ECHA 4-036
10:30-11:30 Introduction to SPH 501 (distance) ECHA 4-036

Lunch with health promotion faculty, eLearning instructors and advisors (distance)

ECHA 4-036
1:00-2:00 CAPS career development (distance/campus) ECHA 4-036

eLearning skills/tools (distance)

ECHA 4-036
School of Public Health Students' Association student social (all students)
ECHA 4-036