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Using Reading Week Effectively (Hybrid)

Nov 4, 2022 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Accessibility Programming Space - 455 Spadina Ave, Suite 401 and MS Teams

Registration Deadline: Nov 4, 2022 10:30 AM

When you're behind on your work or feeling overwhelmed, how can you use Reading Week to catch up? With assignments, essays, and exams on the horizon, the middle of the semester can be overwhelming.
In this workshop, learn how to create an inventory of upcoming assessments and make a realistic plan to use reading week effectively. 
•             Learn to prioritize your urgent and important tasks
•             Break down your work into smaller academic tasks
•             Create a schedule to complete your work
 
Format: Using Reading Week efffectively will be offered simultaneously in-person and virtually via MS Teams. Students are encouraged to attend for the full hour. The session will be run by an Accessibility Services Learning Strategist. Students are welcome to take breaks during the session as needed.
 
Participation: Being on camera, using your mic, or participating in the chat are all optional when attending virtually. We welcome you to participate in a way that works for you. There will not be breakout rooms. Students are welcome to bring their own questions to the event. Participation in person is encouraged, though not required.
 
Materials: We encourage you to bring the syllabus(es) for your course(s) to this event if available. Slides will be sent to attendees via email after the session. If attending in person, we encourage you to bring a laptop, tablet, smartphone, and/or notebook/agenda.
 
Platform Access Information: If attending online, this event will be delivered using MS Teams. Please ensure your MS Teams access is up to date to make the most of this session. To learn about the accessibility features on MS Teams and how to use them, you can read more about the overview of accessibility features and watch the MS Teams video tutorials. If attending in person, this event will take place in the Accessibility Programming Space (455 Spadina Ave, suite 401).
 
Technology & Sound: If attending online, this event will be taking place over the MS Teams, and will require a computer or device with this platform installed, with speakers or connection to a headset. The majority of session will use PowerPoint slides, which will be available after the session, and your own downloaded materials. If attending this event in person, TV screens and speakers will share the PowerPoint slides and sound, respectively. 

 
The workshops/events hosted by Accessibility Services on CLNx are geared to students who self-identify as living with a disability. If you require any accommodations to fully participate in this event, please connect with as.learning@utoronto.ca in advance of the date. Please note that some accommodations may require at least 12 business days' advance notice. 
 
Questions: If you have other questions about this event, please feel free to contact us at as.learning@utoronto.ca 
 
Please note: the information you provide by signing up for this Accessibility Services event through CLNx is held confidentially, in line with FIPPA standards. Only limited Accessibility Services staff and 2 CLNx administrators will have access to it. If you have any questions or concerns, please connect with as.learning@utoronto.ca

No spaces remaining OR Registration is currently not available. Please check back 2-3 weeks before the event start date.