Author: Reni Moshos | MU Graduate Student in the Curriculum and Instruction Program When I prepare for an upcoming semester, I do a couple of things to prepare myself for asynchronous classes and academic success. It can be challenging to stay on top of the class assignments, readings, and remote learning projects. The first, Read More
Author: Alexandra Deleaver | MU Senior; IT specializing in Networking and Cybersecurity, minor in Business Administration Preparing for a new semester is somewhat of a fresh start for me. I make sure that I am organized and know what to expect for the upcoming semester. After having registered for classes, I make sure that I, Read More
Author: Sara Jimenez Cruz | MU Junior; Political Science No amount of advice; whether from friends, siblings, or professors, can ever perfectly prepare you for the transition from high school to college. During the last few years of high school, many of us have heard that a college is a place where the demand, Read More
Author: Dr. Michelle Steiner, Assistant Vice President for Student Success I recently watched a Ted Talk called “How to gain control of your free time”, probably because I was trying to gain control of my time in general. I find myself spinning, sometimes, as I think of all the things I have to do and, Read More
Goals are an important part of success. They help direct our attention and actions to what we want to accomplish. They’re motivators rooted in dreams and plans. Goals help focus our minds, teach us to manage our time and prioritize. As college students balancing all of your responsibilities and other outside factors can make, Read More
A lot has changed in the last few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As schools and colleges transitioned to online learning at a rapid pace, virtual etiquette has become more important to understand and practice.
It’s important to recognize that a virtual class or meeting is still a class or meeting. So you want to conduct yourself with the same level of professionalism and respect as you would in person. Following the guidelines below will make sure you’re prepared to participate in a virtual environment.
It’s always best to use common sense when communicating virtually. In the same way that you would conduct yourself in person to make a positive impression, do the same in a virtual environment. A lot of what we communicate is non-verbal (body language, tone, etc.). Be aware and intentional with how you conduct yourself virtually and your experience will be a positive one!