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Required Orientation Program

All new students are required to participate in a series of three interactive webinars designed to:

  • provide a full understanding of the program's goals and expectations;
  • instruct students on conducting research; and
  • guide them in the development of citation skills.

A fourth webinar on Online Learning at the School of Professional Development, is recommended but not required. All webinars will be conducted via SB Connect. Students should reserve the following dates on their calendars.


1. Orientation Webinar (Required)

Webinar for Students Admitted for Fall 2014

Admitted students must register for and attend one of the following webinar sessions presented by Dr. Rick Gatteau, HEA Faculty Director and Samantha Segal, Assistant Director.

  • Monday, May 12 @ 12pm EST.
  • Tuesday, May 13 @ 5pm EST.
  • Wednesday, June 25 @ 5pm EST. — Manhattan Cohort Only

»Register

The webinars are conducted through SB Connect. The meeting site for the Higher Education Administration program webinars is https://meeting.sinc.stonybrook.edu/spd2.
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2. Research Skills for HEA Students (Required)

Dates and times to be announced.

This webinar is presented by the instructional librarians at their SB Connect meeting site. Access instructions will be emailed to all of those who register in advance.
» Registration is required.


3. Citation Skills for HEA Students (Required)

Dates and times to be announced.

This webinar is presented by the instructional librarians at their SB Connect meeting site. Access instructions will be emailed to all of those who register in advance.
» Registration is required.


4. Online Learning Orientation (Optional)

If you are taking an SPD online course for the first time, we recommend that you attend one of the following online learning webinars.

  • Dates and times to be announced.

Topics will include:

    • How online learning is different from classroom learning
    • How to navigate Blackboard
    • How to participate in class discussions
    • How to submit assignments
    • How to communicate with your instructor

» Details and registration

 

 

 

 

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