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Orientation Webinars

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.

Students should reserve the following dates on their calendars.


1. Orientation Webinar (Required)

Admitted students must register for and attend one of the following webinar sessions presented by Dr. Rick Gatteau, HEA Faculty Director and Andy Fong, Admissions Counselor. Sessions will be offered on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, December 11 at 12pm EST
  • Thursday, January 9 at 4pm EST

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The webinars are conducted through Zoom. Participants will receive an e-mail 1-2 business days prior to the scheduled Orientation session with an access link.


2. Research Skills for HEA Students (Required)

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.

Dates, times and the registration link will be emailed to you.


3. Citation Skills for HEA Students (Required)

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.

Dates, times and the registration link will be emailed to you.


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.

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

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