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

In this post Privacy and security Creating accessible content Sample ePortfolios Privacy and security 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...

How to read a course syllabus or outline

What is a course outline or syllabus?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...

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...