Phones, a Helpful Tool or a Harmful Distraction?
Smartphones are an amazing piece of technology but are they really doing more good then harm when it comes to our productivity? Find out in this quick and fun video where we talk about the distracting nature of phones and what you can do to avoid falling prey too their temptations.
Learning to Learn Online (eBook)
As students, we are accustom to learning in a classroom, so having to transition to online school can be a difficult task. We as senior level students have created this short, interactive E-Book to help you in becoming an effective online learner. Throughout this book you will learn about 6 different topics including how to stay motivated online as well as how to act professional in an online environment. We hope you find this resource useful!
Staying Motivated During Online School
Staying motivated during the school year is not always easy, and it is harder to find motivation when classes are online. Working towards building healthy and sustainable study habits, inspiring internal motivation, and understanding your needs and limitations are as important as any other steps you plan to take in preparation to learn online. These are the essential components to get through the semester successfully. We have created a role-playing game that will help you learn how to stay motivated throughout an online semester. Throughout this game, you will be guiding a student along a path to stay motivated throughout an online semester, exploring some of the measures you can take to feel more prepared for school. Feel free to use this, embed it in websites, or make your own!
Online Learning Tips
Having trouble in this new online world of education or nervous about starting your next semester online? This four page document contains several tips, tricks, and resources that will help ease the transition to online university. These learning tips will guide students to success in an online learning environment, by helping them become an effective and efficient online learner. Note: To be able to click the embedded links, please press the download button below.
What NOT to do in a Virtual Classroom
As classrooms transform into a virtual format, students must also adapt to the new environment. The virtual classroom is now where students will spend their class time; it is now critical that students display proper etiquette while attending online classes. There are new social protocols that need to be enforced in order to have a smooth and successful online class. We have developed a game that will help you learn the new socials norms and what not to do in a virtual classroom. You have the opportunity to make a series of mistakes and learn the hard way about the consequences of being disruptive in your virtual classes. Feel free to use this, embed it in websites, or make your own!
Transitioning to Online Labs
Transitioning to online learning isn’t easy, but it is something that needs to be done right. When focusing on online labs, there are many difficulties that an in-person lab doesn’t face. We have created both a faculty and student checklist with various things to keep in mind when moving to online labs. Feel free to use this and make it your own!