Meet-ups Fall 2015

New Student Meet-ups Fall 2015

Meet-ups for the fall semester will be listed here when the topics and sessions have been scheduled.

Can't attend a session of interest? See a list of the recorded sessions. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the page.)

 

Course Selection & Planning
Monday, August 10, 6:00 pm PDT  

Students will learn how to navigate MySJSU to learn what their course selection choices are, and how to design a long-term course schedule to plan a timeline for graduation.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Diana Wuerthner, Joanna Novick

Access the recording of this session. The iSchool Restricted Materials login will be needed to see the page.

 

WebEx
Tuesday, August 11, 7:00 pm PDT

Students will be shown how to find their student login, how to set up a invite and join a meeting, and once logged in, presentation tools to use in WebEx.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Kris Amaral, Merideth Zobell, and Sinead Borgersen

Access the recording of this session. The iSchool Restricted Materials login will be needed to see the page.

 

Organization Throughout your MLIS
Wednesday, August 12, 6:00 pm PDT

Students will learn techniques for organizing coursework and eportfolio materials. They will also see the collaborative power of Google Docs in an interactive session. Tools discussed and/or demonstrated: Google Drive, Dropbox and Symbaloo. Please join us!

Peer mentors conducting this session: Sara Latham, Terry Funk, Pam Hooper

Access the recording of this session. The iSchool Restricted Materials login will be needed to see the page.

 

Time Management
Monday, August 17, 6:30 pm PDT

Stacy, Barbara and Keith outline how to not go crazy in iSchool.

Access the recording of this session. The iSchool Restricted Materials login will be needed to see the page.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Stacy Joy, Barbara Ros, Keith Lanterman

 

How To Stay Sane Between Grad School, Work, and Life
Tuesday, August 18, 7:00 pm PDT

Worried about juggling school, work, and having a life?  Find out how to stay efficient, relieve stress, and remain healthy, while having fun in completing your degree at the iSchool.  Hear from students that have been there and share their advice in staying sane with a busy schedule.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Sara Brewington, Melanie Terrill, and Adrienne Sayban

Access the recording of this session. The iSchool Restricted Materials login will be needed to see the page.

 

How to Incorporate Online School Into Your Life
Wednesday, August 19, 11:00 am PDT

Wondering how to fit online school into your busy life? Join us for an informal meet-up about making time for school, setting realistic expectations, the top study skills in the online environment, and creative hacks for increasing efficiency and fun!

Peer mentors conducting this session: Jessica Bowman, Alicia Dalton, Ricardo Ramirez

Access the recording of this session. The iSchool Restricted Materials login will be needed to see the page.

 

 

See also the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 meet-up listings (including links to recordings).

 

Our MLIS program has been delivered exclusively online since 2009.