Learning Services supports students at all levels as they strive to become independent, resilient, and strategic learners. We support instructors and campus partners in their efforts to help students develop academic skills and make academic transitions.
Learning Services Provides Support in These Areas:
- Planning time, setting goals, maintaining motivation, and managing procrastination
- Building academic resilience and coping with failure and stress
- Making successful transitions to new academic environments
- Learning effectively and efficently through active and evidence-based strategies
- Giving academic presentations and thesis defenses, presenting academic posters
- Working effectively in groups
Services for Students
We provide appointments, workshops, online resources, and several core programs:
- Academic Action Program, an individualized semester-long coaching program
- Engineering Peer Helper Program, a collaborative program run through the School of Engineering
- Student Athlete Mentor Program, a program to enhance the academic performance of student athletes through peer mentoring
- Supported Learning Groups, peer-led weekly study groups for historically challenging courses. SLGs follow the internationally recognized Supplemental Instruction model and are affiliated with the Canadian National Centre for Supplemental Instruction, based at the University of Guelph.
Learn more by visiting Studying Resources and Workshops.
Services for instructors and campus partners
Learning Services assists instructors and campus partners in their efforts to enhance student learning and academic performance. Services include:
- Supported Learning Groups (SLGs) for historically challenging courses
- Customized, in-class instruction
- Customized training for teaching assistants and student leaders
- Consultation services for the collaborative development of course activities, assignments, learning outcomes, and assessment tools.
Please request an instructional session or contact us for more information.
Learning Services Staff
|First Name||Last Name||Team||Subteam||Title|
|Michelina||Crosbie||Learning & Curriculum Support||Learning Services||Learning Specialist|
|Jason||Dodd||Learning & Curriculum Support||Learning Services||Science Learning Specialist and Student Athlete Mentor Program Coordinator|
|Victoria||Fritz||Learning & Curriculum Support||Learning Services||Learning Specialist|
|Jillian||Jaworski||Learning & Curriculum Support||Learning Services||Learning Specialist|
|Kimm||Khagram||Learning & Curriculum Support||Learning Services||Learning Specialist|
|Heather||Mitchell||Learning & Curriculum Support||Learning Services||Learning Specialist|
|Joannah||O'Hatnick||Learning & Curriculum Support||Learning Services||Manager, Learning Services|