Fall 2021 Academic Support Webinar Series

All webinars are in Atlantic Daylight Timezone (ADT) or Halifax, NS timezone.

We encourage all new students to join us. You must register using your MSVU username and password.

TIP: if you don’t know your MSVU email address, username or password, please email helpdesk@msvu.ca. Include your full name, MSVU ID, and your date of birth in your email so that they can confirm your identification.

NOTE: The link to the webinar meeting will be emailed to you a few days before the webinar date. Please make sure to check your MSVU email.

If you have any questions or technical issues joining in the webinar, please email: isl@msvu.ca.

Friday, October 15 at 10:00am (ADT) - Differentiating MSVU Writing Assignments

This presentation will focus on different types of academic writing genres and assignments you may encounter in your programs such as: a 5-paragraph essay, a lab report, a reflection, and more.

Power Point: Differentiating MSVU Writing Assignments (PDF)

Wednesday, October 20 at 9:30am (ADT) – Interpreting Assignment Instructions

This webinar will look at how to break down assignment instructions, expectations, and evaluation.  Knowing exactly what you are required to submit makes completing your task much easier!

Power Point: Interpreting Assignment Instructions (PDF)

Wednesday, October 27 at 9:30am (ADT) – Parts of an Essay

Do you know how to write an essay?  This presentation will take you through the steps to write an effective 5 paragraph essay.

Power Point: Parts of an Essay (PDF)

Tuesday, November 2 at 9:30am (ADT) – Academic Integrity and Citation

Understanding Academic Integrity and Citation is a big part of becoming a successful student in Canada.  This webinar will highlight how academic integrity is defined, as well the as approaches to avoiding it like citation and referencing.

Power Point :Academic Integrity and Citation

Wednesday, November 17 at 9:30am (ADT) – Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Join me for a comprehensive session offering strategies for paraphrasing and summarizing, as well as vocabulary and practice.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Power Point : Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Wednesday November 24 at 9:30am (ADT) – Registering for Classes on MyMount

This presentation will focus on Canadian academic vocabulary, as well as techniques to search for and register for classes on MyMount.

Platform: Microsoft Teams

Register by clicking here