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Virtual Long Night Against Procrastination 2021

Virtual LNAP

What is a Virtual LNAP?

Our writing and research extravaganza is back – virtually! Pandemic or no pandemic, the fight against procrastination continues! Now, more than ever, we recognize the demanding, multi-faceted schedules (and time zones!) of our students, and their need for a community of support.

  • Writing Centre Tutors and Librarians will be available for one-on-one help.
  • Academic and wellness mini-workshops throughout the event.
  • Trivia - you may win a prize!
  • Get a sneak peak at the cool technologies of the new Library Makerspace.
  • No registration necessary!

Join us on BigBlueButton on Thursday, March 11th anytime between 6pm-10pm:

Click here: bit.ly/34PG0Jd

Schedule

Coming soon!

FAQ

Q: How do I attend?

A: Click this BigBlueButton link: bit.ly/34PG0Jd

Q: Do I need to register?

A: No registration needed. Join us anytime between 6pm and 10pm.

Q: What sort of support can I expect?

A: There will be Librarians and Writing Centre Tutors to help you with your writing and research.

Q: Will I be able to make an appointment with a librarian or tutor?

A: When you join the main room link (bit.ly/34PG0Jd), let us know if you need one-on-one help, and we'll set it up!

Q: How will I share my essay with a tutor?

A: We'll be using Etherpad, an open-source, collaborative real-time editor. For more info: Etherpad

Q: Do I have to wear my pyjamas?

A: Nope. (Although Jenna is sure to have a new onesie!)

Resources

Resources

Writing Centre

Book an appointment with a tutor: Appointments

Writing help: Writing Resources

Grammar and punctuation resources: Grammar

Citation resources: Citation help

Study Skills resources: Study Skills Videos

 

Library

How to use the Library Search Tools: Search for Articles

How to cite a source or create a reference list: Citation Guides

How to find your Subject Librarian: Personal Librarians

How to borrow a book from the Library: Library Services Fall 2020

 

Learning Without Walls

Learning Without Walls is a resource for TRU students, faculty, staff, and the wider community. A collaboration between TRU’s Open Learning division, the Faculty of Student Development, TRUSU, and other parts of the TRU community, it is meant to provide information, resources, and support for students and others who are learning in alternate modes. This resource exists in Moodle and on the open web on a TRUBox website.

Topics which appear in the LWW sites include:

  • Student Success
  • Using Technology
  • Tests and Exams
  • Health and Wellness
  • Getting Involved
  • Services
  • COVID-Safety

There are also interactive learning activities, announcements, discussion forums, and blogs. For more information on LWW please visit the sites or email: studenthelp@tru.ca