On Thursday September 4th, 2008, Regis College will host an academic orientation for new and returning students focusing on research skills, critical reading, academic writing and the use of the University of Toronto's Blackboard learning management software. Students are encouraged to bring a "brown bag lunch" and take advantage of an opportunity to meet their fellow learners over an informal noon hour break in the sessions.
The Orientation Schedule:
10:00 am - Welcome to the Library
11:00 am - Critical Reading
Noon - Lunch. Please bring a "brown paper bag" lunch and plan to meet your fellow students, beverages will be supplied.
1:00 pm - Academic Writing
2:00 pm - Introduction to Blackboard
The academic orientation day is mandatory for new students, and recommended for returning students.