Meet-ups Fall 2016

New Student Meet-ups Fall 2016

Peer mentors for INFO 203 conducted a series of meet-ups prior to the start of the fall semester. These sessions have now been concluded.

Recordings of the fall 2016 meet-ups have been posted. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

 

ePortfolio
Thursday, August 11, 4:00 pm PT

In this meet-up we will be discussing e-portfolios: what they are about, competencies, how to prepare for them, and what platform options are available to host. Please note that registrations for this Meet-Up session have now been closed. Please visit the link below to find the session recording.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Monique Atwood, Bethany Bannister-Andrews, and Kimberly Meyers

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Completing Your MLIS in 16 Months
Monday, August 15, 6:00 pm PT

Planning on completing your degree in December 2017? Join this Meet-Up for tips regarding course selection, organization and staying efficient when attending the iSchool full time for four consecutive semesters.

Please note that registrations for this Meet-Up session have now been closed. Please visit the link below to find the session recording.

Peer mentor conducting this session: Michelle Proper

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Google Drive
Tuesday, August 16, 6:00 pm PT

You can learn to become a Google rockstar! In this meet-up we will cover the best tips, tricks, and advice for those that want to learn about this great resource. Google Drive can lend a helping hand in saving and organizing documents for your e-portfolio, Google Docs can encourage great teamwork and communication, and Google Calendar can keep you organized and on track. Come learn all about Google programs available to you for FREE!

Please note that registrations for this Meet-Up session have now been closed. Please visit the link below to find the session recording.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Nathalie Hrizi, Ashleigh Garcia, Bonnie Ing

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Course Selection
Wednesday, August 17, 6:30 pm PT

Wondering what courses to take next? Come to this meet-up to learn about a variety of tools and tips for deciding on future courses! Learn about using course rotations, career pathways, competencies, syllabi, and more to chose your next class while avoiding conflicting schedules and focusing on what best fits your needs.

Please note that registrations for this Meet-Up session have now been closed. Please visit the link below to find the session recording.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Janita Dosh, Rebekah Randle, and Amy Senn

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"You Oughta Know"
Saturday, August 20, 2:30 pm PT

In this meet-up, we’ll discuss a few resources that we think more people oughta know about! From career planning to writing help to hive brains, there are a lot of resources that can make your student and work life easier, more rewarding, and just plain better. Come find out about our favorite online and social media resources you need to know about.

Please note that registrations for this Meet-Up session have now been closed. Please visit the link below to find the session recording.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Melanie Dove, Megan Ozeran, Kate Spaulding

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Life/Work/School Balance
Monday, August 22, 6:30 pm PT

Join us for helpful tips about how to balance graduate school, work, and life. We'll talk about things we wish we had known when we started this journey. From productivity apps to yoga at your desk, we will share a variety of resources that will help you to be a successful online graduate student while still making time for relationships, work, and play! And of course there will be plenty of time at the end to answer your questions.

Please note that registrations for this Meet-Up session have now been closed. Please visit the link below to find the session recording.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Megan Jones, Jody Perlmutter

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See the recorded sessions from the previous semester

 

Professional Associations
Wednesday, August 24, 6:00 pm PT

We'll be talking a little bit about the advantages of getting involved in professional associations as a student, from making connections to building your resume. Will will discuss his experiences with SLA and Ryan will talk about his involvement with ALA and other public library associations.

Please note that registrations for this Meet-Up session have now been closed. Please visit the link below to find the session recording.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Will Sheppard, Ryan McGinnis

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See the recorded sessions from the previous semester

 

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