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Virtual Centre for Student Learning

Backwards planning

Do you find yourself under a lot of pressure when taking on multiple tasks? Do you have trouble building a pathway towards your goal? Do you find it difficult to visualize the necessary steps needed to complete complex goals? If you answered “yes” to any of these...

ePorfolio Resources for Students

Here are a few safety and security tips to consider when developing your ePortfolio:

Consider Limiting Access to Your ePortfolio. Most ePortfolio platforms allow you to limit access to who can view, edit and publish content
An ePortfolio set to public access will allow anyone with Internet to view your content– this means it may be misused or seen by potential employers.
Use privacy settings to help limit access.

How to read a course syllabus or outline

A course outline or syllabus is your guide to a course. Your professor will provide it to you on or before the first day of class. This post includes some of the most common elements of a course outline or syllabus and can be used as a tool to understand how to read...

Reading Strategies – from journal articles to book chapters

You are encouraged to adapt this strategy to your preferences Questions to ask yourself before reading What do I need to know? How will I use this information? Why is this information important to my course or research? What does my professor or instructor want me to...

Tips on notetaking

​Take the best notes from your virtual lectures with these tips! First, sign into Zoom or Teams 5-10 minutes before class, turn off your devices not currently in use and spend time reviewing previous notes in preparation for the upcoming lecture.   Once the...

Achieving academic success: Comparisons in online learning experiences

High school and university experiences are very different, and it is important to be aware of these differences as you prepare to embark on your new life as a university student to successful in your studies.   Learning occurs during scheduled time within school...

Creating your own study space

Finding a favourable study space during the pandemic can be difficult. No longer can you escape to a favourite coffee shop or the library, you are homebound. You may be by yourself, with roommates, a partner, or your entire family. Regardless, you need to readjust to...

Assessing current activities to improve time management

Have you ever thought about the amount of time you spend on your activities, and how this impacts your ability to set priorities and manage your time? Take a look at this resource from the Centre for Accessible Learning that you can use to help you balance commitments...

Five time management tips

You are smart and capable of getting things done. Recognizing and acknowledging that is half the battle, and with some strategy, you can achieve your goals. Here are five quick tips to improve your time management skills!1. Make a list of all the things you must do....

Five ways to alleviate burnout and stress during uncertain times

Given the nature of the world, it is hard to ignore the fact that in our various roles as students, educators, parents and/or spouses, we have been tasked with responsibilities in contexts we have not been taught or mastered. I mean does anyone feel 100% confident in...

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