When:

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 13:30 to 17:00

Where:

See Below

Cost:

Contact:

Atifa Karim, Kickstart Program Coordinator

kickstart [at] utoronto.ca

Categories:

  • Academic Skills

Make your first lecture a little more stress-free with a true introduction to university lecture styles. Learn techniques for succeeding inside the classroom; everything from note-taking to staying engaged! Then put your new skills to good use as one of U of T’s finest professors gives you a taste of what to expect once classes start, and answers any questions you have about your first year of classes.

 

Social Science

1:30PM – 3:30PM | Room 1085, Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George Street)

Dr. Simon Darnell, a professor from Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, will present an engaging lecture that is sure to benefit those entering into a social sciences degree. A learning strategist from the Academic Success Centre will begin the session with a note-taking seminar, and the lecture will also be followed with a Q&A session facilitated by both the professor and the learning strategist.

 

Humanities

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. | Room 1087, Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George Street)

Dr. Kenneth Bartlett, a professor in the Department of History, will present an engaging an engaging lecture on the invention of the modern world and the self-created individual that is sure to benefit those entering into a humanities degree. A learning strategist from the Academic Success Centre will begin the session with a note-taking seminar, and the lecture will be followed with a Q&A session facilitated by both the professor and the learning strategist.

 

Life Science

2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Room 1083, Sidney Smith Hall (100 St. George Street)

Dr. Scott Browning, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, will present an engaging lecture that is sure to benefit those entering into a life sciences degree. A learning strategist from the Academic Success Centre will begin the session with a note-taking seminar, and the lecture will be followed with a Q&A session facilitated by both the professor and the learning strategist.

 

Math and Computer Science

3:00PM – 5:00PM | Room 1180, Bahen Centre for Information Technology (40 St. George Street)

Dr. Bernardo Galvao-Sousa, a professor in the Department of Mathematics, will present an engaging lecture on math logic that is sure to benefit those entering into a mathematics, computer science, engineering, or related degree. A learning strategist from the Academic Success Centre will begin the session with a note-taking seminar, and the lecture will be followed with a Q&A session facilitated by both the professor and the learning strategist.