Rock Valley College

Student Success Workshops

Summer 2021

 

Navigating Technology in an Online Course

Summer 1:
Thursday, May 13th: 11am
Facilitator:
Nathan Talan, Media Lab Technician
Location: Zoom

Summer 2:
Thursday, June 10th: 1pm
Facilitator:
Nathan Talan, Media Lab Technician
Location: Zoom

Welcome to the 2021 Summer Semester at RVC. Join us in this free webinar as we go through some tips on how to be successful in online courses at RVC. Some things that we will cover will be how to log in and navigate EAGLE as well as the basics of Zoom.

*Student Success Workshops are recorded and may be shared to replay at a later date.  Your name and questions or comments may appear in transcripts or other areas of these recordings.

How to Prepare for Summer Classes

Summer 1:
Friday, May 14th: 10am
Facilitator:
Amanda Zika, Getting Started Center Coordinator
Location: Zoom

Summer 2:
Friday, June 11th: 11am
Facilitator:
Amanda Zika, Getting Started Center Coordinator
Location: Zoom

Nervous about starting summer classes at RVC?  Attend this session and learn the basics of what you’ll need to do to be prepared for your first week of classes, whether they are in person or online.  Bring any questions you have and we’ll help you feel ready for the first day!

Time Management

Tuesday, May 18th: 4:30pm
Facilitator:
Amanda Zika, Getting Started Center Coordinator
Location: Zoom

There are 168 hours in a week.  Knowing how to manage those hours is key to your success in college.  Join Amanda Zika, the Getting Started Center Coordinator, to discuss time management tips, avoiding time wasters, and how to avoid procrastination.

Study Strategies: Tips for Effective Learning

Thursday, May 27th: 3:30pm
Facilitator:
Amanda Zika, Getting Started Center Coordinator
Location: Zoom

With quizzes and exams in full swing, we should be preparing, but do you know how to effectively study for your classes?  Attend this workshop and learn some tips to help you finish your summer courses strong and ensure that you are ready for a great fall semester.

Career Exploration: FOCUS 2

Wednesday, June 2nd: 6pm
Facilitator:
Mary Edwards, Getting Started Center Manager
Location: Zoom

Why Career Planning?  Students who attend this workshop will learn why career planning is important and how Focus 2 is a tool offered at RVC which can help students start the career planning process.