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Your Thesis and Research Writing 4/14/2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online 4/13/2021
This workshop explains some of the different types of writing across disciplines, and how to distinguish the different kinds of assignments to ensure the correct format and approach for more open-ended and independent assignments.
Stress Management (Peer Leaders Only) 4/15/2021 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM Online (Zoom) 4/14/2021
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 before the workshop start time.
GRE Prep Verbal (Open to All Students) 4/20/2021 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM ONLINE via Zoom 4/19/2021
GRE Prep Verbal (Open to All Students)
Critical Thinking (Peer Leaders Only) 4/21/2021 9:50 AM - 11:10 AM Online (Zoom) 4/20/2021
In this workshop, peer leaders will learn how to teach critical thinking skills in sessions, various methods of analysis, and receive an opportunity to practice how to apply those methods while working with students. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed before the workshop start time.
Test Taking & Finals Prep (SAS ASSP Only) 4/21/2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ONLINE via Canvas BigBlueButton 4/20/2021
Test Taking & Finals Prep (SAS ASSP Only)
Personal Statements Part 2 4/21/2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online 4/20/2021
This workshop explores what admissions officers, scholarship and study abroad programs look for and how to make your story stand out from the rest.
GRE Prep Writing (Open to All Students) 4/22/2021 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM ONLINE via Zoom 4/21/2021
GRE Prep Writing (Open to All Students)
Web Applications & Tools for Student Development - Asynchronous Module (Peer Leaders Only) 4/23/2021 Online (Canvas) 3/12/2021
This is an asynchronous module to be completed on the Peer Leader Training Canvas site under Modules. Peer leaders will learn about the variety of online applications, websites and tools that can be used as supplementary resources when working with students. Resources covered will range from organizational tools to content-based resources. For further instructions, please visit https://rutgers.instructure.com/courses/82436/pages/web-applications-and-tools-for-student-development-instructions (you will be asked to log into Canvas).
Time Management for Peer Leaders - Asynchronous Module (Peer Leaders Only) 4/23/2021 Online (Canvas) 3/12/2021
This is an asynchronous module to be completed on the Peer Leader Training Canvas site under Modules. Peer leaders will learn about the various aspects of time management, including prioritizing tasks, productive habits of mind, and planning for success. They will apply tools and strategies used for managing time to their own academics, responsibilities/events, and personal life, as well as implementing them into teaching with students. For further instructions, please visit the Time Management for Peer Leaders Module.
GRE Prep Quantitative (Open to All Students) 4/23/2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ONLINE via Zoom 4/22/2021
GRE Prep Quantitative (Open to All Students)
Test Taking & Finals Prep (SAS ASSP Only) 4/23/2021 2:50 PM - 4:10 PM ONLINE via Canvas BigBlueButton 4/22/2021
Test Taking & Finals Prep (SAS ASSP Only)
Reflection on Instructional Practices (Peer Leaders Only) 4/23/2021 2:50 PM - 4:10 PM Online (Zoom) 4/22/2021
In this workshop, 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 before the workshop start time.
Teaching Study Skills (Peer Leaders Only) 4/26/2021 3:20 PM - 4:40 PM Online (Zoom) 4/25/2021
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 before the workshop start time.
Addressing Challenges of Remote Learning: Motivation & Stress (Peer Leaders Only) 4/27/2021 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM Online (Zoom) 4/26/2021
This workshop is for peer leaders only, focusing on strategies for motivation and managing stress from both peer leader and student perspectives when learning in an remote/online environment. The Zoom meeting link will be emailed before the workshop start time.
Exercising Metacognition (Peer Leaders Only) 4/27/2021 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM Online (Zoom) 4/26/2021
In this workshop session, 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 before the workshop start time.
All-Purpose Writing Tools 4/28/2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Online 4/27/2021
This workshop will provide students with a variety of writing tools suitable for any kind of writing.