• SAGE Study Groups

SAGE—Stimulate, Advance, and Guide Education

The most active component of SAGE is our study groups. Study groups are not taught by instructors; rather, a facilitator assists in coordinating the presentations of group members and in moderating the discussions.

An important aspect of study groups is their small size (maximum 15 participants). Group members quickly get to know each other, and learning takes place in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

There is a limited number of fee waivers available for all study groups. Study groups happen through your initiative, so if there is a subject you would love to learn more about and you are willing to facilitate a group next term, please give Janet McDonald a call at 250-721-8827.

The following study groups are offered this term:

  • Something I Want to Share... offered at UVic 
  • Mightier than the Sword offered at Mary Winspear Centre 

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Something I Want to Share...

This new SAGE study group offers an attentive audience for your presentation on a topic you find fascinating. You may want to share unique experiences along with related research or you may be looking for an excuse to do new research.
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Mightier than the Sword

Mightier than the Sword? The impact of a book. Some books have had significant impacts on society and ideas. Some examples to stimulate thought: City of God, Das Kapital, The Origin of Species, Don Quixote, Frankenstein, The Little Prince, 1984, Harry Potter
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