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Stress Management (Peer Leaders Only) 9/26/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Online (Zoom) 9/25/2022
Peer leaders will learn about and practice strategies for managing academic and non-academic needs to reduce stress within their roles, as well as from the perspective of being a student. Peer leaders will acquire tips and strategies that they can share with their students, and directly implement into their practice as peer educators. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Peer Leader Orientation - Module C (New & Returning Peer Leaders Only) 9/26/2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Online (Zoom) 9/24/2022
If you will be working this Fall 2022 as a new or returning peer leader (peer tutor, writing tutor, Learning Assistant, or peer coach) with the Learning Centers, you will need to participate in New & Returning Peer Leader Orientation. This orientation consists of an asynchronous module on the AY 22 - 23 Peer Leader Training Canvas site and a series of synchronous (in-person and/or online) modules. All peer leaders should complete their designated asynchronous module on Canvas before the first day of synchronous orientation modules. Make sure to register and attend your respective synchronous modules. For new peer leaders, this would be Modules A, B, C, & D (in this order). For returning peer leaders, this would be Modules C & D (in this order). If you have not yet been added to the Canvas site as a peer leader, email us at PLtraining@echo.rutgers.edu with your Rutgers netID to access the asynchronous module. Make sure to register for this module as a new or returning peer leader. Since this module takes place online, the Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you right before the training start time.
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only) 9/27/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Tillett Hall 111 9/27/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only)
Peer Leader Orientation - Module D (New & Returning Peer Leaders Only) 9/27/2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Online (Zoom) 9/25/2022
If you will be working this Fall 2022 as a new or returning peer leader (peer tutor, writing tutor, Learning Assistant, or peer coach) with the Learning Centers, you will need to participate in New & Returning Peer Leader Orientation. This orientation consists of an asynchronous module on the AY 22 - 23 Peer Leader Training Canvas site and a series of synchronous (in-person and/or online) modules. All peer leaders should complete their designated asynchronous module on Canvas before the first day of synchronous orientation modules. Make sure to register and attend your respective synchronous modules. For new peer leaders, this would be Modules A, B, C, & D (in this order). For returning peer leaders, this would be Modules C & D (in this order). If you have not yet been added to the Canvas site as a peer leader, email us at PLtraining@echo.rutgers.edu with your Rutgers netID to access the asynchronous module. Make sure to register for this module as a new or returning peer leader. Since this module takes place online, the Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you right before the training start time.
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only) 9/27/2022 5:40 PM - 7:00 PM Lucy Stone Hall A215 9/27/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only)
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only) 9/28/2022 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM Academic Building 4400 9/28/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only)
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only) 9/28/2022 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM Academic Building 1150A 9/28/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only)
Managing Groups (Peer Leaders Only) 9/28/2022 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM Online (Zoom) 9/27/2022
In this workshop session, peer leaders will analyze elements of group dynamics and collaborative learning, while developing strategies to implement when managing groups of students in recitations, study groups and tutoring sessions. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Academic Success Series: Read to Succeed & Note Taking (Open to all students) 9/28/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM College Ave Learning Center, Academic Bldg 1150A 9/28/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only) 9/29/2022 8:30 AM - 9:50 AM Academic Building 1150A 9/29/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only)
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only) 9/29/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM SERC 104 9/29/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only)
Formative Assessment (Peer Leaders Only) 9/30/2022 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM Online (Zoom) 9/29/2022
Peer leaders will learn about measuring student progress and instruction effectiveness during a session, asking the right questions, designing short "check for understanding" activities, and providing feedback effectively. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
How to Study for the Sciences (SEBS Academic Mentoring Class Only) 10/3/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Hickman 123 10/3/2022
How to Study for the Sciences (SEBS Academic Mentoring Class Only)
Monday Motivation (Open to all students) 10/3/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Livingston Learning Center, Tillett 111L 10/3/2022
Monday Motivation (Open to all students)
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only) 10/3/2022 3:50 PM - 5:10 PM Milledoler 10 10/3/2022
Time Management & Procrastination (SAS ASSP Only)
Exercising Metacognition (Peer Leaders Only) 10/3/2022 5:40 PM - 7:00 PM Online (Zoom) 10/2/2022
Peer leaders will determine ways to promote and integrate the use of metacognition in their student sessions. Peer leaders will also practice performing metacognitive tasks and will be able to discuss how metacognition specifically ties into student assignments and assessments. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Time Management (SEBS Transfers seminar only) 10/4/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Hickman 115 10/4/2022
Time Management (SEBS Transfers seminar only)
Metacognition & How to study for the sciences (SEBS First-year seminar only) 10/4/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Hickman 201 10/4/2022
Metacognition & How to study for the sciences (SEBS First-year seminar only)
Addressing Challenging Scenarios in a Learning Space (Peer Leaders Only) 10/4/2022 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM College Avenue Learning Center, Rutgers Academic Building (AB) 1125 (West Wing) (from there, go to collaborative room AB 1150 B) 10/3/2022
Peer leaders will learn about conflict management, develop carefully-crafted solutions to potential situations, and practice implementing these solutions in interactive sessions. Peer leaders will also have the opportunity to question and discuss challenging scenarios.
Effective Questioning (Peer Leaders Only) 10/4/2022 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM College Avenue Learning Center, Rutgers Academic Building (AB) 1125 (West Wing) (from there, go to collaborative room AB 1150 B) 10/3/2022
If you are asking yourself, "How do I know what to ask my students to better understand what they may need help with?" then this is the workshop for you! In this workshop, peer leaders will recognize the different contexts and types of questioning and utilize questioning techniques for effectively guiding students through their learning.
Time Management (SEBS Transfers seminar only) 10/5/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Hickman 129 10/5/2022
Time Management (SEBS Transfers seminar only)
Academic Success Series: Alleviating Academic Anxiety (Open to all students) 10/5/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM College Ave Learning Center, Academic Bldg 1150A 10/5/2022
Supporting Neurodiverse Students in Your Courses - Presented by OTEAR (Peer Leaders Only) 10/6/2022 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Online (Zoom)
This workshop is presented through the Office of Teaching Evaluation and Assessment Research (OTEAR), which is open to faculty and peer leaders, and counts as a professional development workshop for new and returning peer leaders. If you plan to attend, please register in two places: here through the Learning Centers' registration system and through OTEAR's registration system at https://rutgers.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYlf--uqD8iGNASAB6aeaQYLWyPqP3LGMMo and include "Learning Centers" as the department to receive the Zoom meeting link. Workshop Details: This session led by Dr. Judith Harrison, an Associate Professor at Rutgers Graduate School of Education, will provide some background and actionable strategies to assist your neurodiverse students achieve success in your courses. Participants will have an opportunity to engage and discuss with each other and consider the implementation of these practices within their classes.
Motivating Your Students (Peer Leader Only) 10/10/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Online (Zoom) 10/9/2022
Peer leaders will be able to understand the various types of motivations and student mindsets when learning and have the opportunity to brainstorm and learn ways to increase student motivation. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Monday Motivation (Open to all students) 10/10/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Livingston Learning Center, Tillett 111L 10/10/2022
Monday Motivation (Open to all students)
Presenting Yourself (Peer Leaders Only) 10/12/2022 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM Livingston Learning Center, Tillett Hall 111 NP 10/11/2022
Peer leaders will have the opportunity to focus on developing their public speaking skills. Peer leaders will practice with peers in communicating thoughts and ideas in a concise, effective manner, which can then be translated to their roles working with other students.
Academic Success Series: Master Your Mind: Metacognition (Open to all students) 10/12/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM College Ave Learning Center, Academic Bldg 1150A 10/12/2022
Peer Leader Orientation - Module A & B (New Peer Leaders Only) 10/12/2022 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Online (Zoom) 10/11/2022
If you will be working for the first time in Fall 2022 as a new peer leader (peer tutor, writing tutor, Learning Assistant, or peer coach) with the Learning Centers, you will need to participate in New Peer Leader Orientation. This orientation consists of an asynchronous module on the AY 22 - 23 Peer Leader Training Canvas site and a series of 4 synchronous (in-person and/or online) modules (A, B, C, & D) to prepare and support you in your role. New peer leaders should complete the asynchronous module on Canvas before the first day of synchronous orientation modules and register for Modules A, B, C, & D (and attend in this order). If you have not yet been added to the Canvas site as a peer leader, email us at PLtraining@echo.rutgers.edu with your Rutgers netID to access the asynchronous module. Make sure to register for this module as part of the 4 required synchronous modules for New Peer Leader Orientation. Since this module takes place online, the Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you right before the training start time.
Inclusive Instructional Practices (Peer Leaders Only) 10/13/2022 3:50 PM - 5:10 PM Online (Zoom) 10/12/2022
Peer leaders will learn about the challenges faced by underserved populations and how to maintain that awareness while working with diverse groups of students. Peer leaders will explore various strategies and practices that they can implement to promote an inclusive environment. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Peer Leader Orientation - Modules C & D (New & Returning Peer Leaders Only) 10/13/2022 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Online (Zoom) 10/12/2022
If you will be working this Fall 2022 as a new or returning peer leader (peer tutor, writing tutor, Learning Assistant, or peer coach) with the Learning Centers, you will need to participate in New & Returning Peer Leader Orientation. This orientation consists of an asynchronous module on the AY 22 - 23 Peer Leader Training Canvas site and a series of synchronous (in-person and/or online) modules. All peer leaders should complete their designated asynchronous module on Canvas before the first day of synchronous orientation modules. Make sure to register and attend your respective synchronous modules. For new peer leaders, this would be Modules A, B, C, & D (in this order). For returning peer leaders, this would be Modules C & D (in this order). If you have not yet been added to the Canvas site as a peer leader, email us at PLtraining@echo.rutgers.edu with your Rutgers netID to access the asynchronous module. Make sure to register for this module as a new or returning peer leader. Since this module takes place online, the Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you right before the training start time.
The Peer Leader's Guide to Effective Communication (Peer Leaders Only) 10/17/2022 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM Online (Zoom) 10/16/2022
Peer leaders will learn about common types of communicators and their associated characteristics. They will identify strategies to practice their assertive, positive, and empathetic communication skills based on various situations in a learning environment. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Monday Motivation (Open to all students) 10/17/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Livingston Learning Center, Tillett 111L 10/17/2022
Monday Motivation (Open to all students)
Academic Success Series: Focus, Concentrate, & Stay Motivated (Open to all students) 10/19/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM College Ave Learning Center, Academic Bldg 1150A 10/19/2022
Teaching Study Skills (Peer Leaders Only) 10/21/2022 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM Online (Zoom) 10/20/2022
Peer leaders will have the opportunity to consider how study strategies can be integrated into planned questions, tasks and/or activities, providing their students with independent learning strategies in addition to content comprehension. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Managing Groups (Peer Leaders Only) 10/21/2022 3:50 PM - 5:10 PM Online (Zoom) 10/20/2022
In this workshop session, peer leaders will analyze elements of group dynamics and collaborative learning, while developing strategies to implement when managing groups of students in recitations, study groups and tutoring sessions. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Monday Motivation (Open to all students) 10/24/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Livingston Learning Center, Tillett 111L 10/24/2022
Monday Motivation (Open to all students)
Stress Management (Peer Leaders Only) 10/25/2022 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM College Avenue Learning Center, Rutgers Academic Building (AB) 1125 (West Wing) (from there, go to collaborative room AB 1150 B) 10/24/2022
Peer leaders will learn about and practice strategies for managing academic and non-academic needs to reduce stress within their roles, as well as from the perspective of being a student. Peer leaders will acquire tips and strategies that they can share with their students, and directly implement into their practice as peer educators.
The Peer Leader's Guide to Effective Communication (Peer Leaders Only) 10/26/2022 3:50 PM - 5:10 PM Livingston Learning Center, Tillett Hall 111 NP 10/25/2022
Peer leaders will learn about common types of communicators and their associated characteristics. They will identify strategies to practice their assertive, positive, and empathetic communication skills based on various situations in a learning environment.
Academic Success Series: Back on Track (Open to all students) 10/26/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM College Ave Learning Center, Academic Bldg 1150A 10/26/2022
Formative Assessment (Peer Leaders Only) 10/27/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Online (Zoom) 10/26/2022
Peer leaders will learn about measuring student progress and instruction effectiveness during a session, asking the right questions, designing short "check for understanding" activities, and providing feedback effectively. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Reflection on Instructional Practices (Peer Leaders Only) 10/31/2022 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM Online (Zoom) 10/30/2022
Peer leaders will have time to reflect on the instructional methods and strategies that they have used over the course of the semester, and determine ways to strengthen future learning and instructional experience in the realm of academic support. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed at least 2 hours before the workshop start time.
Monday Motivation (Open to all students) 10/31/2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Livingston Learning Center, Tillett 111L 10/31/2022
Monday Motivation (Open to all students)
Academic Success Series: Take Tests At Your Best (Open to all students) 11/2/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM College Ave Learning Center, Academic Bldg 1150A 11/2/2022
Classroom Inclusivity Through Self-Awareness - Presented by OTEAR (Peer Leaders Only) 11/3/2022 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM College Avenue Learning Center, Rutgers Academic Building (AB) 1125 (West Wing) (from there, go to collaborative room AB 1150 A) 11/2/2022
This workshop will be presented by the Office of Teaching Evaluation and Assessment Research (OTEAR) and counts as a professional development workshop for new and returning peer leaders. As a peer leader, knowing one’s own social and professional identity is an essential initial step in developing an inclusive classroom. This includes being aware of bias, including any implicit biases that you may hold, and developing empathy. Literature on the history of the social context of higher education and diversity in dialogue will be discussed and peer leaders will have the opportunity to consider implications for their sessions including beginning to develop guidelines/norms.
Peer Leader Orientation - Module A & B (New Peer Leaders Only) 11/7/2022 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Online (Zoom) 11/6/2022
If you will be working for the first time in Fall 2022 as a new peer leader (peer tutor, writing tutor, Learning Assistant, or peer coach) with the Learning Centers, you will need to participate in New Peer Leader Orientation. This orientation consists of an asynchronous module on the AY 22 - 23 Peer Leader Training Canvas site and a series of 4 synchronous (in-person and/or online) modules (A, B, C, & D) to prepare and support you in your role. New peer leaders should complete the asynchronous module on Canvas before the first day of synchronous orientation modules and register for Modules A, B, C, & D (and attend in this order). If you have not yet been added to the Canvas site as a peer leader, email us at PLtraining@echo.rutgers.edu with your Rutgers netID to access the asynchronous module. Make sure to register for this module as part of the 4 required synchronous modules for New Peer Leader Orientation. Since this module takes place online, the Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you right before the training start time.
Peer Leader Orientation - Modules C & D (New & Returning Peer Leaders Only) 11/8/2022 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Online (Zoom) 11/7/2022
If you will be working this Fall 2022 as a new or returning peer leader (peer tutor, writing tutor, Learning Assistant, or peer coach) with the Learning Centers, you will need to participate in New & Returning Peer Leader Orientation. This orientation consists of an asynchronous module on the AY 22 - 23 Peer Leader Training Canvas site and a series of synchronous (in-person and/or online) modules. All peer leaders should complete their designated asynchronous module on Canvas before the first day of synchronous orientation modules. Make sure to register and attend your respective synchronous modules. For new peer leaders, this would be Modules A, B, C, & D (in this order). For returning peer leaders, this would be Modules C & D (in this order). If you have not yet been added to the Canvas site as a peer leader, email us at PLtraining@echo.rutgers.edu with your Rutgers netID to access the asynchronous module. Make sure to register for this module as a new or returning peer leader. Since this module takes place online, the Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you right before the training start time.
Academic Success Series: Less Stress, More Success (Open to all students) 11/9/2022 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM College Ave Learning Center, Academic Bldg 1150A 11/9/2022