How to Maintain Academic Integrity in the Online Environment

The topic of Academic Integrity and Misconduct comes up in class every time there is an upcoming assignment or a test. We usually don’t intend to cheat, but when there is an opportunity, sometimes it is hard to resist. Here are some of my tips to prevent ourselves from cheating in class. Make sure you…

Exams: Time Management, Preparation & Stress Reduction

This week’s post is written by Maria Beauts (she/her; 5th year Business Technology Management student) and Anisa Sayani (she/her; 3rd year Business Management student majoring in Marketing Management), both of whom are returning Peer Academic Coaches at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This Blog Post is part of the ASC’s “Teach Yourself…

Boosting your motivation, positive emotions and learning

This week, we explore Chapter 8 of Teach Yourself How to Learn by Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire and Stephanie McGuire: What can you do to boost your motivation, positive emotions and learning? Learning doesn’t have to be boring or stressful. We have the ability to make learning fun and exciting by leveraging a variety of…

How to Maximize Your Study Space for Success

With exam season around the corner, scheduling enough time to finish major assignments and prepare for finals is critical. Beyond scheduling enough time to study, students often fail to recognize the importance of one’s environment for their overall focus and productivity. The formula may seem simple: just find a quiet space, open your course materials,…

Overcoming Obstacles to our Motivation to Learn

This Blog Post is written by Saad Khan (he/him; 4th Year Business Management student majoring in Global Management) and Maria Beauts (she/her; 5th year Business Technology Management student), both of whom are returning Peer Academic Coaches at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This post is part of the ASC’s “Teach Yourself How…

Resources Every TRSM Student Should Know About

It is no doubt that university life is a challenge for students considering the high expectations set for them. In my first year of university, my only goal was to attend all my lectures and get onto the Dean’s List. Unfortunately, it isn’t the reality of a majority of the students in their first and…

How a Growth Mindset Makes Us Smarter

This week’s blog post is written by Jamie McMahon (she/her; Law & Business graduate in Spring 2021), a Peer Academic Coach at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This Blog Post is part of the ASC’s “Teach Yourself How to Learn” weekly blog series based on Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire’s book. This week,…

Optimizing How We Learn

This Blog Post is written by Emma Young-Buchalter (she/her), 5th year Marketing co-op major with minors in Professional Communication and Sociology, and Milad Moghaddas (he/him), 5th year Entrepreneurship and Strategy major with a minor in Professional Communication, both of whom are Peer Academic Coaches at the Ted Rogers School’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). This blog…

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Students’ Study Cycle

This Blog Post is by Geerthan Ranjhan (he/him), a 5th year Business Management co-op student majoring in Human Resources Management and minoring in Law, and Yixuan He (she/her), a 4th year Business Management student, majoring in Global Management Studies and minoring in Economics, both of whom are Peer Academic Coaches at the Academic Success Centre…

Metacognition: Understanding how we think and learn

This Blog Post was written by Monie Chan (5th year Business Technology Management co-op student, pursuing a minor in eBusiness) and Aidan Dyer (4th year Marketing Management student, pursuing a minor in Finance), both of whom are Peer Academic Coaches at Ted Rogers School of Management’s Academic Success Centre (ASC). It is part of ASC’s…

Introducing the “Teach Yourself How to Learn” Weekly Series

It is a challenging time to be a student with university expectations set very high. As undergraduate students, we are expected to learn and utilize a lot of information from different courses. Yet, we weren’t taught how to learn. Some students are lucky enough to find learning strategies that work for them. Others start their…

Motivation During COVID-19

Motivation is something many university students are currently struggling with because learning is a lot different this year. In some ways, virtual learning and social distancing have made school more draining. It’s not as easy to get into a mindset of learning when our classrooms have become our homes, and our homes have become our…