Useful Tips, Skills, and Know-How for Academia
A Two-Part Online Seminar for BA Freshers
Tuesday, October 26 at 5:30 pm
After a short welcome talk given by dr Małgorzata Gajda-Łaszewska (Counselor for Students’ Affairs), dr Marta Usiekniewicz (BA Freshers Counselor) will give you a quick crash course on navigating ASC’s administration and online spaces, and dr Anna Kurowicka will introduce you to the realities of studying at a university, discuss academic etiquette and communication with lecturers, as well as online and irl class participation rules. She will also speak about phone use in class and discuss inclusive and discriminatory language.
Thursday, October 28 at 5:30 p.m.
During the second part of our Freshers’ Guide, dr Ludmiła Janion is going to share tips on how to prepare for and benefit from different types of classes: lectures, seminars and workshops. She will also speak about the advantages of active participation in classes and the purpose of the reading list. You will leave the meeting with practical tips for studying for exams, efficient reading strategies, listening and note taking skills. Finally, you will find out the difference between using and abusing Wikipedia, and when (if ever) it may be good for you.
2 OZN for each seminar