Office of the Learning Specialist
SERVICES AT A GLANCE
The Learning Specialist provides advice and resources to
enhance students' learning inside and outside of the classroom. Areas of
self-efficacy and confidence, motivation, goal setting, procrastination
- Life Balance:
planning, managing time, prioritizing, safeguarding personal well-being
- Learning Strategies:
meta-cognition, active learning, study skills and techniques
- Effective use of resources:
peer-assisted learning, faculty support and communication, technology and
Services are offered in a variety of formats: workshops,
classroom presentations, on-demand online seminars and individualized
assistance via personalized consults.
Face-to-face meetings with the Learning Specialist provide students an opportunity to
discuss personal academic challenges and receive individualized advice tailored
to their particular needs.
ACADEMIC PEER COACHING
Academic Peer Coaches are students who have been trained to help other students achieve academic success. They provide support setting effective goals, developing study plans and building strong organizational and time management strategies. Peer coaching sessions are scheduled in 45 minutes increments. Book your academic peer coaching session via the following link: http://bit.ly/2mTBw0F
(currently, this service is only available on the Newark Campus)
STUDENT LINGO ONLINE WORKSHOPS
The "job" of being a good college student requires many skills. Besides the necessity for good reading, writing and calculating abilities, the successful student needs to learn how to take good notes (lecture and texts), manage his/her time, appropriately "read" a textbook, prepare for and take college-level exams, and much more.
A series of on-demand study skills workshops covering some of these areas are available 24/7 via this link:
These 50-minutes in-person seminars provide students
research-based principles on traditional academic challenges and the strategies
to overcome those challenges. Use this link for thecurrent schedule of campus-based workshops.