Continuing Success Conference Videos

Fall 2021 ILC Continuing Success Conference

Academic Anxiety

Everyone faces academic anxiety at one time or another. This presentation helps you recognize the causes of anxiety and cope with its effects.

Basic Math Skills

Math isn't just a tool for classrooms. In this workshop, we use basic math skills to approach realistic, day-to-day problems.

Deficit Thinking Versus Growth Mindset

This workshop defines the concept of deficit thinking and discusses how this lens can be harmful to students from marginalized backgrounds. It also defines the concept of the growth mindset and discusses how this lens can be more beneficial for improving the experience of students from these backgrounds.

How to Access Ongoing Services at the Library

Within this class, Continuing Education faculty and support staff learn to navigate their way through the library. Explore the resources and services available to support the research and information literacy needs of faculty, staff and students.

How to Develop Soft Skills

In this session, attendees gain a better understanding of the term "soft skills" and the importance of developing skills such as communication, writing and interpersonal skills. Attendees also learn about the role of emotional intelligence in cultivating soft skills and how these skills benefit them in the workplace.

How to Use Excel

This workshop introduces basic mathematical operations in Excel and helps students lay the groundwork for more complicated math that would be impractical with a calculator. The workshop also covers some of Excel's built-in arithmetic functions that can automate operations on larger lists of numbers, using Excel to create and edit charts.

How to Develop Soft Skills video on YouTube

If you are interested in additional resources for this webinar, please email [email protected]. Include the name of the session, your Wake Tech email and full name. Supplemental files for this workshop are large and will be shared via OneDrive or Teams.

How to Use PowerPoint

In this session, you learn how to create a presentation from a template, add text, images, video, add transitions, animations and save to OneDrive to get a presentation from your computer, tablet or phone and share your work with others.

How to Write a Professional Memo

Emails and memos are necessary in the workforce and in the classroom. This presentation discusses skills for writing both, such as audience awareness, formality and detail.

All Experiences Count

Curious what counts as experience? Unsure if your previous experience will be enough? Most of us have more experience than we realize. We identify strategies to help you communicate your classroom training, volunteer and freelance work.

Transitioning with Success in Non-credit Courses

Why take non-credit courses? What do they really offer you? How will continuing ed help you transition yourself professionally and personally to aid you in becoming more successful?

All Experiences Count video on YouTube

If you are interested in additional resources for this webinar, please email [email protected]. Include the name of the session, your Wake Tech email and your full name. Supplemental files for this workshop are large and will be shared via OneDrive or Teams.

Preparing a CV/Cover Letter

What should you put on a resume? What should you leave off? How should it be organized? Why do you need a cover letter if you have a resume? What's the difference between a resume and a CV? Well-written resumes and cover letters bring out the best in you. Effective communication is key. Get writing tips and techniques that will move you along in your job search process.

Leveraging Your Superpowers in Pursuit of Your Career Goals

It took Superman well into his teenage years to discover his superpowers. For many of us, the reality is that it may take much longer, if ever at all. This session provides you with tangible approaches to identify your superpowers and leverage them to achieve your ultimate career goals.

Preparing a Resume video on YouTube

If you are interested in additional resources for this webinar, please email [email protected]. Include the name of the session, your Wake Tech email and full name. Supplemental files for this workshop are large and will be shared via OneDrive or Teams.

Test Taking Tips & Study Skills

This workshop focuses on fundamental techniques and their design to assist individuals with test preparation. In addition, it explores various study habits that will crossover into many areas of interest. Topics such as active learning and effective note-taking are key components.

Time Management

This workshop focuses on valuable time management strategies and tips in an engaging and interactive manner. Participants are exposed to two different syllabi (math and English), along with actual Outlook/Teams calendars, in an effort to learn how to schedule and plan time for school assignments, deadlines, work and other life commitments. Areas such as prioritization, goal-setting, overcoming obstacles and planning for the unexpected are also discussed.

Test Taking Tips and Study Skills video on YouTube

If you are interested in additional resources for this webinar, please email [email protected]. Include the name of the session, your Wake Tech email and full name. Supplemental files for this workshop are large and will be shared via OneDrive or Teams.

Work/Life Integration

When last did you have to decide between a personal commitment and a professional one? Are these areas in constant competition with the other? Navigating which priority gets our attention can be an unwanted challenge. When we focus on separating the personal and professional areas of our lives, we can sometimes find ourselves stuck and frustrated about the decision. This workshop helps you develop strategies to integrate personal and professional priorities.

Organizational Skills

Do you want to know how to optimize your digital environment? We cover file naming, organizing, digital calendars and more.

Organizational Skills video on YouTube

If you are interested in additional resources for this webinar, please email [email protected]. Include the name of the session, your Wake Tech email and full name. Supplemental files for this workshop are large and will be shared via OneDrive or Teams.