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Using ASC Supports

Using Academic Success Centre Supports

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenters: Chris Harder, Kaleigh Quinn, Dayna Graham, Nora Sobel

Student working with a tutorLearn how to recognize and anticipate when you need to seek learning support, become familiar with the available academic supports at the College, learn about our free online self-directed resources, and hear about key strategies for student success. 

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Booking Tutoring Appointments in Tutor Trac

Booking Tutoring Appointments in Tutor Trac

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Chris Harder

Student looking at a computer screenDid you know that RRC students can book online tutoring appointments, for free? Learn how online tutoring works, and how to book an appointment for yourself at Success.rrc.ca, the Academic Success Centre's online tutoring portal. After attending this session, assistance from ASC tutors will be only a few clicks away!

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Developing Study Skills

Developing Study Skills

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Rebecca Hiebert

student smiling and working at a laptopAs a student at Red River College Polytechnic it is important to develop successful online and home study skills. During this session you will learn how to make the most of your online classes, study successfully at home by using effective learning strategies, and manage your time by prioritizing your academic tasks.

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Productivity and Time Management Skills

Productivity and Time Management Skills

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Dayna Graham

Man looking down at watch

Being intentional in how you spend your time is a great first step in time and self-management. This session builds on that first step with advice on organizing your time, setting priorities, completing tasks, and managing procrastination; all while considering your wellness, balance, and the importance of a healthy mindset. 

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Walk Through of the College Readiness Math Assessment

Walk Through of the College Readiness Math Assessment

Host: Academic Success Centre; Facilitator: Michael Okrainec 

Student holding calculator working on math

The College Readiness Math Assessment was developed to prepare students for the level of math required in their respective college programs. It is comprised of two parts: a Diagnostic Assessment to measure your current math level and upgrading modules to improve the math skills required by your program. This session provides an overview of the online math assessment and how you will use it.

 

We also have video recordings for a quick review of the following topics:

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Self-Advocacy and Processes for Student Support at RRC

Self-Advocacy and Processes for Student Support at RRC

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Emilie Jackson

 Two students meeting                           Learn about what self-advocacy means in a college setting, self-advocacy strategies, and processes for student support at RRC. The presentation includes information about the supports available for students when issues with instructors, students, assignments, or other course-related matters arise.

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What is This Mindfulness Everyone is Talking About?

What is This Mindfulness Everyone is Talking About?

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Cody Rogers

Two people meditatingDid you know that you can exercise your focus and concentration the same way you can exercise your body? This session will provide ways to improve learning and study habits in addition to well-being and stress management. After this session you'll be able to answer the question, "What is all this mindfulness people are talking about?"

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Setting Goals and Building Habits

Setting Goals and Building Habits

Host: Academic Success Centre; Presenter: Meg Loewen

Student smiling              Successful people set goals. As a college student, it is integral to identify and state your goals in a clear and direct way in order to stay motivated and on the right track. One way you can work toward meeting your goals is by building positive habits into your everyday life. By taking small steps in the right direction, you can ultimately find success in your college program. 

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