Meet-ups Spring 2017

New Student Meet-ups Spring 2017

Peer mentors for INFO 203 will conduct a series of meet-ups prior to the start of the spring semester. Topics, dates and times will be listed here as they are scheduled. Each session tends to be approximately one hour in duration. To register to attend one or more of the meet-up sessions, please use the RSVP Form (link is external). You may RSVP for as many sessions as you like. Please return to this page for additional information.

Recordings of the spring 2017 meet-ups will be posted as they become available. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

 

Time Management/School-Life Balance: Wheel of Life

January 12, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. (PST)

You are excited to begin your MLIS studies! But are you wondering how this new commitment fits into the rest of your daily life? Join our School-Work-Life Balance Meet-up for tips and techniques from fellow students. This session is closed to additional RSVPs. To view the recording for this session, please visit our page for Recordings of the Spring 2017 Meet-Ups. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Cindy Chuong, Ame Maloney, Carlee Osburn. 

 

Staying Motivated and Meeting Deadlines

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (PST)

Using behavior principles to ensure you maintain motivation to complete tasks and stay on top of deadlines: task analysis/segmentation, Premack Principle, & Personal Reinforcement Systems. To view the recording for this session, please visit our page for Recordings of the Spring 2017 Meet-Ups. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

Peer Mentor conducting this session: Benjamin Elliott.

 

Tips for Writing and Citing

January 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (PST)

How to prepare and organize your references for everything from a discussion post to a term paper, to use Citefast to get your citations in order quickly and easily, and to learn tips for successful writing (all the things we wish we’d known when we started the program). To view the recording for this session, please visit our page for Recordings of the Spring 2017 Meet-Ups. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Lori Broger-Mackey, Kathy Faubion, and Moses Moya.

 

Starting Your ePortfolio

January 18, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. (PST)

How to prepare for your e-portfolio. Topics include navigating the e-portfolio section of Canvas, organizing files on your computer by class and competency, and using the Student Success Planner, a helpful spreadsheet among the iSchool Advising Toolkit, introduced in Module 6  of INFO 203. To view the recording for this session, please visit our page for Recordings of the Spring 2017 Meet-Ups. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Michelle Brown, Sandra Erickson, and Tamara Foster.

 

King Library Databases

January 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. (PST)

Navigate through the SJSU King Library website and a few of the reputable databases that will be heavily used throughout your time in the program. To view the recording for this session, please visit our page for Recordings of the Spring 2017 Meet-Ups. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Stephanie Felice and Kyle Greenwood.

 

Student Organizations

January 20, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. (PST)

How to get involved with student organizations right off the bat. Topics covered will include ALASC, ASIS&T, SAA, SLA, iSchool Connext, and the Student Research Journal.  To view the recording for this session, please visit our page for Recordings of the Spring 2017 Meet-Ups. (The iSchool Restricted Materials login is required to access the recordings.)

Peer Mentors conducting this session: Christina Matekel-Gibson, Vanessa Mouzes, and Emily Sanders.

 

See the recorded sessions from the previous semester.

 

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