Does technology make you nervous? Worried about using D2L? Tech Boot Camp is your chance to get oriented with College technology like D2L Brightspace and get some helpful strategies on how to be a better online student

This full-day event is designed for new students to Bow Valley College.

The next Tech Boot Camp is:
Wednesday, August 21 - 9:00AM - 3:00PM

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At Tech Boot Camp, you will:

  • meet fellow students
  • get introduced to college technology like D2L Brightspace
  • learn strategies to be a successful online/blended student
  • sharpen your online learning and organizational skills
  • connect with helpful campus resources

Tech Boot Camp Agenda - Fall 2019

Welcome to Boot Camp

Find out who’s who in Learner Success Services and learn about some great free services you can access as a Bow Valley College student.

Tech Resources at BVC

Need to borrow a laptop? Have questions about Microsoft Office? This workshop will outline the tech resources available to students, tell you how to access them, and where to go if you need additional support.

Rachel, Ross, or Reboot?

There are a lot of free services available in the Academic Success Centre...but do you know who to book with? This fun, interactive game will test your knowledge of whether you should book with a Learning Coach, the Learning Technology Advisor, or a Reboot Drop-in Writing Specialist.

Online Learning Strategies

Almost every student at BVC will take at least one online course in your program. Are you ready for an online class? This interactive workshop will discuss the pros and cons of online learning, and provide some myths, facts, and strategies on how you can succeed at learning in an online course.

D2L Brightspace Walkthrough

New to D2L and online learning? You're not alone - most new students say they're worried about D2L. This hands-on workshop with our Learning Technology Advisor will help show you how it works and get you comfortable using the most common features before you even start class!

LSS101 Walkthrough

Still feeling a bit nervous about using D2L? LSS101 is Learner Success Services’ course that's available to all BVC students. In this hands-on workshop, you can practice the skills you've learned, while discovering more about the resources and services available through Learner Success Services.

If you can't come to our Technology Boot Camp?

Check out our Boot Camp Playlist and watch all of the sessions whenever you have some time and sharpen your study, learning, and organizational skills!

For more information, please contact the Academic Success Centre

403-476-2228
academicsuccess@bowvalleycollege.ca

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