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Webinars

   Webinars

Check out webinars from our Learning Skills Advisor!

Each semester our Learning Skills Advisor creates and presents webinars to help you get the most out of your academic life and show your true capabilities.

All webinars are available on-demand below, along with a copy of the webinar slides. Any additional resources can also be found on our website's corresponding pages. Check them out and find out how you can improve yourself as a learner.

Each of the webinars presented by Tutorial Services is eligible for recognition on your Co-Curricular Record (CCR). See this page on McGill's Co-Curricular Record for more information on what your CCR is and how it can be used.

 


Topics include:

Your Guide to Remote Learning


File Your Guide to Remote Learning (Slides)

Remote learning can pose new challenges for students who are used to in-person classes. It can also bring new flexibility to your learning experience. This webinar will help you understand how to: give your day structure, utilize your study space, stay organized and talk to family and friends. These four keys all work together so you can make the most of the remote learning experience.

Check out our Remote Learning page for more information and links to the resources mentioned during this presentation.

 

Time Management


FileTime Management: Your Best Ally (Slides)

This webinar will teach you the importance of good time management and its impact on your academic life. You will learn key strategies and tools that will help you stay on track and on top of your work through three levels of time management: Semester, Weekly and Daily. Effective time management is an important skill that helps you reduce stress and stay focused on what really matters.

Check out our Time Management page for more information and links to the resources mentioned during this presentation

Concentration and Focus


File Concentration and Focus (Slides)PDF icon The Stress CurvePDF icon Your Study Environment

Concentration and focus are two crucial elements in your academic success. This webinar will talk about the different variables that hinder concentration including: the relationship between stress and productivity, your study space, and how you are breaking down your work. Together we will look at strategies that can help you to maintain your focus and increase your concentration so you can get your work done!

Check out our Time Management page for more information and links to the resources mentioned during this presentation.

Note-Taking Strategies


File Note-Taking Strategies Made Easy (Slides)

Effective note-taking strategies can help you gain a deeper understanding of what you are learning, as well as help ensure you are prepared for your tests and exams throughout the semester. In this webinar, you will learn about the four steps of good note-taking habits and three different note-taking methods. You will also learn about the SQ5R method of note-taking for academic readings. Together, these can help you ensure that you make the most out of your notes.

Check out our Note-Taking Strategies page for more information and links to the resources mentioned during this presentation.

Learning and Memory


FileLearning and Memory (Slides)

Learning and memory both play a crucial role in a student's path to academic success. This webinar will teach you about retrieval practice and how it can help you learn more and hold onto that information longer. It will cover what retrieval practice is, the four keys to retrieval practice, and various study strategies you can use. You will learn how to practice recalling information as well as potential barriers to learning (and strategies to overcome them). Together these will allow you to get your work done and get the grades you deserve.

Check out our Learning and Memory page for more information and links to the resources mentioned during this presentation.

The Art of Taking Exams


File The Art of Taking Exams (Slides)

This webinar will teach you the skills and strategies you need to be able to ace your next exam. It will break down the exam process into three categories: Before an Exam, Day of the Exam, and After an Exam - allowing you to learn the best way to approach an exam so you can get the grades that you deserve.

Check out our Test-Taking page for more information and links to the resources mentioned during this presentation

Questions or Concerns?

If you have any questions and/or concerns, we'd love to hear from you! 

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