IMPORTANT COURSE DATES
Ø November 19 – ELI 3rd 8-week session ends.
Ø November 22 – ELI 4th 8-week session – last day to withdraw with grade of ‘W’ (no tuition refund).
Ø Don’t put off studying for finals, be prepared---3rd 12 week session ends December 10.
v November 18 – Open Registration Begins – New and Continuing students eligible to register
v For a listing of ELI events, to include Native American Heritage month and our pedometer challenge, please click here.
v For a listing of NOVA events to include college visits, symposiums and more, click here.
UPCOMING ELI WEBNIARS
Attending an ELI webinar is a valuable way to invest your time to develop your academic skills and promote your academic success.
Thursday, November 21 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm: Getting Ready for Your Next Semester - This 45 minute webinar for NOVA students will focus on answering key questions students have about preparing for their next semester. Topics covered will include program identification, course selection, college resources, schedule planning, and registration/payment tips. To register, please click on the date: Thursday, November 21 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Wednesday, November 20 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm: Conducting a Job Search - This 45 minute webinar will focus on basic strategies for conducting a job search. Topics covered will include creating a plan, identifying sources of job leads, and resume, cover letter, and interview basics. To register, please click on the date: This 45 minute webinar will focus on basic strategies for conducting a job search. Topics covered will include creating a plan, identifying sources of job leads, and resume, cover letter, and interview basics.
The Webinars referenced below will not be streamed live; however, please feel free to request recordings:
Tackling Math Anxiety: Click here to view the webinar recording: Math can be a difficult subject no matter how smart you are. Many students view math as overwhelming and scary—but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to study more efficiently for mathematics and apply relaxing techniques to reduce your anxieties.
Beyond Google – Basic Library Skills for Online Learners- Have you ever been assigned a paper or project and don’t know where to start? Do you feel like you need extra practice for your assignments? Are you curious what library resources are available to you without going to a campus library? This 5 minute video will give you a brief introduction to what library resources are available to you as an online learner. There might be more than you expect! Watch the video!
Creating a Personal Mission Statement: Click here to view the webinar recording: Learn how to channel your goals into actions! From visualization to motivation, this pre-recorded webinar will help you to create and fine-tune your personal mission statement.
Creating Win-Win Relationships: Click here to view the webinar recording: Win-Win will teach you how to cooperate in relationships rather than compete. This webinar will teach you how to share success with others by being respectful and assertive without being manipulated.
Synergy: Click here to view the webinar recording: Learn how to integrate your knowledge, skills, and expertise with others to collaborate effectively. This webinar is excellent for working in small groups and communicating with your instructor or teammates.
ELI Orientation: Click here to request a recording of an earlier session. This one hour webinar for students enrolled in courses offered through the Extended Learning Institute (ELI) will focus on getting started in your courses, navigating in your Blackboard course site, identifying tips for success, and student support services.
· Proctor Requests: If you are out of the area, be sure to submit your Proctor Request. Proctor Requests are processed in the order they are received. It takes 3-5 business days for the form to be processed so please do not wait until the day before your test!
Resources to Promote Your Academic Success
· Smarthinking Free 24/7 Tutoring: Click here to access Smarthinking free tutoring. Course Success is just a click away!
· Student Lingo: Student Lingo is a series of interactive on-demand workshops, action plans, and valuable resources focused on helping students achieve their academic, personal, and career goals. Workshops include test taking strategies, time management, study skills, resume writing and more. Click here to learn more