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TLS offers the following webinars to support students with their success in a remote learning environment.

Learning with Zoom

Interested in learning the basics of Zoom for engaging in your courses? This interactive webinar will let you explore and familiarize yourself with Zoom, a reliable web conferencing tool that allows instructors to convene online meetings with students, chat with or without video enabled, and deliver presentations. We will go over how to use Zoom as a student, practice using some common features, and give you tips and techniques to support your remote learning success.


Dates coming soon.

Strategies for Remote Learning Success

This one-hour webinar will introduce you to practical tips to enhance your academic success as a remote learner. Get effective learning strategies, time management skills, exam prep tips, and more to boost your success as a remote learner! No matter where you are in your academic journey, this workshop will help you on the path to achieving your academic goals.


Dates coming soon.

Reading Effectively in a Remote Environment

This one-hour webinar covers strategies to help you make the most of your reading. By taking a strategic and active approach to reading, you'll boost your comprehension and use your time more effectively while reading as a remote learner.


Dates coming soon.

Skills for Time Management

Feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? In this webinar, you will learn strategies to organize your priorities, increase your productivity, and effectively manage your time.


Dates coming soon.

Study SMART

Want to make your study time more productive? This webinar will introduce you to active study strategies and help you reflect on effective study-time management to support your learning.


Dates coming soon.

Learning in Your Second Language

Learning in Your Second Language provides you with an interactive opportunity to support learning in your second (or third, or fourth…) language. In this one-hour webinar, you will learn to recognize your challenges, identify personalized learning strategies, and develop peer support networks to enhance your McGill academic experience.


November 5 (9–10 AM EST)
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Make the Most of Your Group Work

In this webinar, you will identify and understand challenges that arise while working in groups. You will also explore your own strengths, how to deal with conflict, and apply strategies to have more enjoyable group work experiences.


Dates coming soon.

Taking on Take Home Exams

Unsure about how to prepare for your take-home finals? This one-hour webinar will help you get ready! We'll be going over study strategies, effective time management, and resources for maintaining balance while you navigate this exam season's challenges.


November 23 (7–8 PM EST)
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December 1 (10-11 AM EST)
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How to Find Academic Research Positions

Looking for a summer research opportunity? In this webinar, you will explore your academic and research passions, and come away with knowledge, resources, and strategies to approach professors and find a research group that will help you learn and grow.


November 2 (10–11 AM EST)
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November 10 (7-8 PM EST)
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Skills for Success in a Professional Environment

In this workshop, participants are introduced to some of the soft skills that are essential to any career, academic or not. In particular, they learn about effective workplace productivity techniques, strategies for working collaboratively and individually, and tips to improve and apply their professional skillset.


November 5 (1-2 PM EST)
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November 17 (7-8 PM EST)
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For questions about these webinars, please email skills21 [at] mcgill.ca.

 

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Library workshops

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