Pieces of success before you begin


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This was the first of four parts of the Pieces of Success Workshop Series for students at the Northeast Center of SUNY Empire State College. The presentation gives an overview of the series and the other three parts of this presentation as well as an overview of some of the online resources available to Northeast Center students.

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  • Smarthinking.com is a free online content area tutoring service available for all NEC students. You have a handout about this service. There are several ways to use Smarthinking – on-demand “drop-in” tutoring (similar to calling into a customer support service line – you might have to wait), a private one-on-one tutoring session that you schedule at your convenience,
  • Pieces of success before you begin

    1. 1. Pieces of Success: Before You Begin
    2. 2. <ul><li>Introductions & Pieces of Success Series </li></ul><ul><li>Online Resources Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MyESC tabs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buying books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning Styles: How Do You Learn Best? </li></ul><ul><li>Self-management - Use the ‘Izes’ </li></ul><ul><li>Break </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A Student Panel </li></ul>Agenda
    3. 3. Starting the Term Off Right Student & Academic Support Resources Organizing Yourself : Learning Contracts, Assignments, Balancing Life Student Panel : Study Smart & Other Success Tips EVENING Sept 14 (Wednesday) 5:30 to 7:30 pm Light meal provided DAYTIME Sept 23 (Friday) 9:30-11:30am Light refreshments Midterm Check-in What’s Going Right? What Can Go Better? Critical Thinking & Reading & Using the Library and Doing Research Student Panel: What I Should Have Done & Other Success Tips EVENING October 26 (Wednesday) 5:30 to 7:30 pm Light meal provided DAYTIME October 28 (Friday) 9:30-11:30am Light refreshments The End is in Sight Finishing On Time & Stress Management Student Panel: Planning Your Next Steps & Other Success Tips EVENING December 7 (Wednesday) 5:30 to 7:30 pm Light meal provided DAYTIME December 2 (Friday) 9:30-11:30am Light refreshments
    4. 4. commons.esc.edu/necsuccess
    5. 6. Click SITE MAP to get a complete overview of what is available via My ESC
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    11. 12. Career Resources
    12. 13.   http://alumni.esc.edu/career-services/
    13. 15. 4 ways to connect with a tutor… Drop-in, Scheduled, Drop-off, or Ask a Question http://necacademicsupport.pbworks.com/Content-Area-Tutoring
    14. 16. Questions? Visit us on the WWW - http://commons.esc.edu/necsuccess Contact Northeast Center Office(s) of Academic Support or Student Services      E-mail      [email_address] or [email_address]      Phone     518-783-6203      Mail        SUNY Empire State College Northeast Center                     21 British American Blvd.                      Latham, NY 12110 Helping You Connect the Pieces for Academic Success