Exam Prep: Best Practices for Students
Once again, the Academic Resource Center (ARC) is offering a list of exam preparation tips for students. Recognizing how stressful exams are, it may be helpful to encourage your students to visit here.
In addition, the ARC is also offering an Academic Success Workshop titled “It’s the End of the Semester as We Know It! Preparing for Finals.” The Zoom workshop will take place on Tuesday, November 17 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. The session will also provide helpful tips to plan for success during final exams and preparing for achievement.
For more information on both offerings and to register for the Zoom seminar, visit here.
Classroom Engagement and Online Learning: Tips on Boosting Student Engagement
As part of the Webster World Report, the discussion forum linking Webster University’s global operations during the pandemic, Julie Smith of the School of Communications discusses her new book, Wake Them Up: Supercharge Classroom Engagement.
In addition, the session also features Michelle Loyet, director of the Online Learning Center (OLC), discussing approaches to creating and teaching online courses. It is a topic that has taken on even greater importance since the start of the pandemic.
To learn more and to listen to this latest edition of Webster World Report, please visit here.
New Campaign to Help Students Stay on Track to Graduate
In an effort to help students graduate on a four-year timeline, Webster University launched 15 to Finish. To complete a 120-credit hour degree in four years, students must earn 30 hours per year. With 15 to Finish, students work with their academic advisor to build a balanced schedule with the right courses needed to complete their degree — in four years. To learn more about the program and the rationale behind it, visit here.