New Student On-Demand Webinars

The recordings listed below are the most recent, from our series of presentations held with newly admitted students. Many of the workshop sessions are presented by current students who share their experience and practical knowledge about topics related to online learning. Additional presenters include iSchool faculty and resource specialists who provide information on helpful resources available to students.

Upcoming workshops are emailed to all newly admitted students. An archive of all previously recorded sessions, organized by topic, is available to all enrolled students in the iSchool Advising and Administration Canvas site. Look for the page, "Student and Faculty Tips and Workshop Recordings" in the module: Student Success Resources. Previously recorded sessions have covered a wide range of topics, including: internships, childrens and YA topics, academic library course planning, research tips, technology tools and other graduate school preparedness tips.

Access the recordings below, by visiting the Fall 2016 INFO 203 Meet-Ups Recordings Page
 

ePortfolio

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.

Completing Your MLIS in 16 Months

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.

Google Drive

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!

Course Selection

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.

"You Oughta Know"

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.

Life/Work/School Balance

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.

Professional Associations

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.