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Online Learning Is Different! Top 5 Hacks: "Succeed in Online Learning" Workshops

This guide provides practical tips for you to get ready for online learning in Term 1.

At a Glance

"Succeed in Online Learning" is a series of three workshops that were specially curated for all students and conducted by the Library Peer Advisors (LPAs). The inaugural series was launched at the beginning of AY2020-21. It aimed at preparing students for online learning in the upcoming Term with advice from their peers.

On this tab, you are able to watch the workshop recordings from "Succeed in Online Learning" AY2021-22 and download self-help slides.

Session 1: Learn the Tools Your Profs Will Use - eLearn & Custom Tools

Learn the online learning tools your Profs will use in a virtual classroom!

Covering where to find what in eLearn and features such as Journal tool.

This workshop was curated in collaboration with the Office of Integrated Information Technology Services (IITS), SMU. If you need assistance on eLearn and custom tools, please contact IT Help Centre.

(Please login your SMU Account to watch the video ▼)

Session 3: Orient Your Mindsets - Top 5 Online Learning Hacks

Orient yourself towards a positive online learning mindset with some personal stories!

Covering five online learning hacks: #1 Study Skills, #2 Communication Skills, #3 Collaboration, #4 Group Work, and #5 From Etiquette To Netiquette.

This workshop was curated in collaboration with the Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE), SMU.

(Please login your SMU Account to watch the video ▼)

Session 2: Learn the Tools Your Profs Will Use - Web Conferencing & Collaboration Tools

Learn the online learning tools your Profs will use in a virtual classroom!

Covering Zoom, WebEx, Microsoft 365 (including Teams), Google Workspace, and WooClap.

This workshop was curated in collaboration with the Office of Integrated Information Technology Services (IITS), SMU. If you need assistance on web conferencing and collaboration tools, please contact IT Help Centre.

(Please login your SMU Account to watch the video ▼)

 
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