Course Content Resources List
Learn how to organize your time by developing a study plan, selecting calendar options, prioritizing tasks, budgeting time, and creating patterns for your day, week and month.
- Time management for students (2m 59s)
- Creating a study plan (1m 59s)
- Maximize productivity from apps (6m 23s)
- Taking strategic breaks while studying (2m 14s)
- Choosing the right calendar for you (3m 8s)
- Using your calendar effectively (4m 23s)
- Set up your calendar (5m 3s)
- Calendaring with phone vs. desktop (3m 38s)
- Addressing the myth of multitasking (3m 16s)
- What prioritizing really means (4m 56s)
- How to separate important from urgent (6m 0s)
- Eisenhower’s matrix of tasks (4m 26s)
Focus and Procrastination
Learn how to improve your focus with strategies such as timing activities and visualizing your finish line, while at the same identifying procrastination habits such as lack of confidence or feeling overwhelmed.
Strategies to Improve Focus
- How to tackle the challenge of focus (1m 30s)
- Grow: Time your activity (1m 54s)
- Protect: Build a buffer in your day (2m 31s)
- Protect: Create your finish line (2m 25s)
- Grow: Focus on people (2m 43s)
- Grow: Make time for others (2m 30s)
Strategies to Avoid Procrastination
Teamwork and Managing Conflict
Learn how to work best on a team, explore key characteristics for effective team members, review sources of team conflict, and strategies for managing difficult situations.
- Being an Effective Team Member (31m 42s)
- Effective Listening (1h 4m)
- Assertiveness and aggression (4m 9s)
Learn how to develop your intercultural competence to engage and adapt across cultural differences, communicate more effectively with people from different backgrounds, and enhance your self-awareness about your own beliefs and worldviews and how this impact your social interactions.
Goal Setting and Personal Strengths
Learn how to define life goals and take steps towards achieving them, while at the same time identifying what you do best and align your strengths to the work you do.
Growth Mindset and Resilience
Learn how to cultivate a growth mindset to achieve your true potential and boost your resilience to help you overcome challenges and thrive.
Planning your Career
Job Search and Networking
Learn how to approach your job search, stand apart from your competition, build connections, and find an internship that can then turn into a full-time position.
- Job Seeker Tips (17m 16s)
- Job Hunting for College Grads (1h 10m)
- Networking (2m 40s)
- Learning LinkedIn for Students (2h 14m)
- LinkedIn Learning Highlights: Finding a Job and Managing Your Career (26m 34s)
Resume and Interviews
Building Trust and Openness
Pivoting online not only impacts how we adapt teaching to online; it also impacts how we perceive each other online. Instructors and students may not have the benefit of reading body language in the way they do in the classroom. Also, subtexts may arise by the way the voice intonates, again dependent on perceptions.
- Aligning Behaviors and Spoken Values (3m 30s)
- Establish and Maintain Trust (3m 13s)
- How to Build Rapport (3m 47s)
- Evaluating Your Integrity and Expertise: The Five Trust Factors (3m 31s)
- Cultivate Open Communication (4m 5s)
- Being Open and Honest (3m 32s)
- The Real Power of Authenticity (2m 41s)
Emotional Messages in Communication
Check Your Assumptions
A web camera can pick up clues just as much as an in-person encounter. These videos may help monitor engagement, the cornerstone of an online experience.
- Honor Silence (4m 38s)
- Decode and Translate (3m 21s)
- How to Know if Someone is Engaged (2m 19s)
- Decoding and Encoding Nonverbal Signals (1m 23s)
- Identifying Negative Nonverbal Signals (1m 35s)
- How to Interpret nonverbal cues (3m 10s)
- Boosting Trust with Body Language (3m 18s)
- Communicating with Your Hands (2m 54s)
- Body Language that Matches Your Words (2m 59s)
The mute button may help reflect on the reasons why to ‘unmute.’ What’s being said and why? Perhaps some don’t know and feel scared of talking to a headshot or initials. Conversations are intimidating whether online or in a room full of strangers. The skills are the same.
- Quick Drills for Conversation Starters (4m 12s)
- How to Sound Confident (3m 13s)
- How to Become a Better Conversationalist (4m 20s)
- Formula for Having a Successful Conversation (4m 4s)
Problem Solving and Consensus Building
Problem solving and consensus building take priority, especially during uncertain times while navigating people and technology.
- How to Reach Consensus on a Team (3m 27s)
- Making Consensus-Based Decisions (2m 4s)
- Building Consensus (3m)
- Building Consensus (3m 3s)
- What Is A3 Problem Solving? (3m 34s)
- Bite Sized Problem Solving (2m 55s)
- The Five-Step Problem Solving Analysis (3m 19s)
- Break Big Problems Into Small Problems (3m 50s)
Decision Making Strategies
- Make Assertions and Recommendations (2m 4s)
- Define The Problem (2m 34s)
- Create fact-based assertions (4m 22s)
- Critical Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking Action (2m 29s)
These two guides not only feature LinkedIn Learning courses, videos, and learning guides to provide a starting point, they also provide other resources regarding the practical tips along with maintaining mental health. The guide aimed at students was developed by two Library Technician students, working for the library, under the supervision of Rosemary Woodby.
For Faculty & Staff