Meet-ups Spring 2015

New Student Meet-ups Spring 2015

The meet-ups for this semester have concluded but the recordings of these sessions are available.

See a list of the recorded sessions. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the page.)

 

Digital Presentation Tools
Sunday, January 11, 5:00 pm PST

We will be showcasing three tools that you will find useful during your program and in your professional career. These tools are Jing, Wordpress, and Google Presentation. We will be demonstrating these within Collaborate to introduce you to the basics of a Collaborate session and we'll be taking your questions.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Anna Taylor and Marie Myers

See a list of the recorded sessions. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the page.)

 

Technology Tools to Stay Organized and Succeed in an Online Learning Environment
Wednesday, January 14, 7:00 pm PST

Join us for Technology Tools for Success in the Online Learning Environment. We will discuss the use of technology and basic software to leverage your success and organization in MLIS classes. The importance  of social media as a tool for communicating and connecting with peers for networking purposes as you build your information career will also be discussed.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Raisa Arreola, Haneen Odeh and Anna Maria Piccolo

See a list of the recorded sessions. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the page.)

 

Course Selection and Planning
Friday, January 16, 7:00 pm PST

Unsure of which courses to select while at SJSU? Join us as we discuss some tips and tricks to help you select courses that are interesting to you and meet all of the necessary requirements! We’ll be going over career pathways, required courses and electives, core competencies, and the e-Portfolio.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Lesley Stiver, Petra Pendroff, Kate Nicols

See a list of the recorded sessions. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the page.)

 

 

Safety First
Saturday, January 17, 10:00 am PST

Join us as we talk about setting up a safe study space for you to use throughout your MLIS. We'll give you tips and tricks on how to prevent eye strain, how to set up a nice work area, and how to safely study while on the go.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Courtney Pricer and Sarah Feldhaus

See a list of the recorded sessions. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the page.)

 

Time Management
Monday, January 19, 6:00 pm PST

Please join us for a session on Time Management! We know that starting a new school program can be overwhelming so we’ll be covering  some basic things you should know about how to manage your time, useful tools to help you keep everything straight, and stuff no one tells you about attending an online school and how to make it work.

Peer mentors conducting this session: Elizabeth Cook, Kim Anh Tran, Vanessa Holm

See a list of the recorded sessions. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the page.)

See also the Fall 2014 Meet-up Listing (including links to recordings).

 

Our MLIS program has been delivered exclusively online since 2009.