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Gelman 12pm – 6pm

Seat reservations are no longer required to enter the Gelman or VSTC Libraries. Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff with a GWorld card that is enabled for campus access. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied. Library access is not available for alumni or visitors.  

Learning in a New Academic Environment: How to Succeed in Your Online Classes

This event has already taken place, please don't try to go to it!

Even for those who are fluent with technology, taking online classes can be daunting. This interactive workshop will engage students in active discussions on best-practices that will help them thrive in their virtual learning environment. Participants will discuss research-backed learning strategies that work for online classes, how to shift their mindset for success, managing time effectively and avoiding procrastination, and much more. Additionally, they will be introduced to the many resources that are available to support them throughout the Fall 2020 semester and beyond.

This workshop will be available to the GW community via WebEx.

This workshop is also offered on:

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 6-7pm

Friday, August 28, 2020 - 3-4pm

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 5:30-6:30pm

All sessions are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Attendance requires no reservation.

This workshop is part of the Skills for Academic Success series which features effective strategies to advance your academic performance at GW. Other workshops this Fall 2020 are How to Communicate with Your Professors and Participate in Online Classes, Jumping Back into GWManage Your Research with RefWorks, Organizing Your College LifeShortcuts to Successful Research, The Ultimate Note-Taking Workshop"What did I just read?!" Strategies for Understanding Course ReadingsYou've Got This: Succeeding After that Test Score, and Zotero in Depth. If you're looking for resources to help you succeed in virtual learning, please check the Academic Commons website for short videos and other resources. 

GW has an institutional commitment to ensuring that all of our programs and events are accessible for all individuals. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please contact libraryevents@gwu.edu at least 72 business hours (3 business days) prior to the event.

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: 
Online Only
Event Type: 
GWorld Cardholders
Event Format: 
RSVP Required: 
No RSVP required for this event
Event Series: 
Skills for Academic Success
Academic Commons

Please see our Upcoming Events page or our Archive of Past Events for a complete list of events in the GW Libraries.

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