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Faculty Presentation

  1. 1. Summer Orientation Faculty Presentation John Logan/Psychology and Cognitive Science Faculty of Arts and Social Science [email_address]
  2. 2. Welcome to Carleton <ul><li>By being here today, you are starting the next phase of your academic career </li></ul><ul><li>This session aims to answer any questions you may have about university and what to expect in your first year as a Carleton student </li></ul>
  3. 3. High School vs. University <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High correlation between attendance and marks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Going to class provides a chance to ask questions, get to know your instructors, teaching assistants and other students who can help you </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Courses typically have lecture and tutorial components, some courses will also have laboratory sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lectures are usually taught by professors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorials and laboratories are usually run by teaching assistants </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. High School vs. University <ul><li>Faculty Expectations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Syllabus, aka course outline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marking schemes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textbooks and course packs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grades </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Courses will constantly challenge you to do your best </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experiencing a drop in grades does not mean that you are a failure </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Keys to Success in University <ul><li>Avoid Procrastination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep up with your studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time management seminars are available through Learning Support Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask for Help </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classmates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching assistants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University support services </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Keys to Success in University <ul><li>Experiential Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of opportunities for co-curricular learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Study Abroad </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Service Learning Programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Co-operative Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clubs and Societies </li></ul></ul></ul>

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