Mastering the Ivy League


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The Mastering the Ivy League workshops are designed for undergraduates who are in their first year at Penn. The sessions are discussion-based and facilitated by a learning specialist from the Weingarten Center. This fall, all of our workshops will be virtual and students will receive Zoom meeting links after they register.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Structuring Your Unstructured Time

Take control of your online learning by creating a schedule that promotes productivity and balance.

Tuesday, September 8, 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT

Wednesday, September 9, 9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT

Essential Strategies for Online Learning

Learn strategies that promote flexibility, active engagement, and focus.

Wednesday, September 9, 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT

Friday, September 11, 9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT

Staying on Top of Your Digital Reading

Develop effective reading and note-taking methods as you engage with a variety of texts that may move from screen to page and back.

Thursday, September 10, 9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT

Friday, September 11, 3:00 – 4:00 PM EDT

Raise Your Productivity by Sharing Your Accountability

Discover the power of external support and accountability as you navigate your academic work remotely this semester.

Thursday, September 10, 4:00 – 5:00 PM EDT

Monday, September 14, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT

Good Habits for Virtual STEM Courses

Gain key insights into effective STEM learning with attention to unique challenges and opportunities of online learning.

Monday, September 14, 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT

Wednesday, September 16, 9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT

Preparing for Remote Exams

Prepare for new opportunities to demonstrate what you’ve learned in your online courses that may include open book exams and more frequent assessments.

Tuesday, September 15, 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT

Thursday, September 17, 9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT

Additional Resources and Support

This workshop series has concluded, but we encourage you to explore our Resources for Online Learning and the Weingarten Center Blog for strategies and resources related to these topics. In addition, please feel free to schedule an individual consultation with one of our learning specialists through MyWLRC.