Be the Captain of Your Own Ship!
The navigator module will support you in navigating the continuum of your academic journey from registration to post-graduation.
Gentle Reminder – If you’re in a rush, you can look through the Take Out Menu to help you find just what you need.
By the end of the Navigator module you will be able to:
- Set goals to identify a direction and create balance in your life
- Identify barriers causing you stress
- Get to the root cause of your concerns
- Develop relevant goals to address your concerns
- Outline strategies to accomplish your goals
- Set realistic timelines in order to prioritize and manage your workload
- Gather information from the program about your timelines and due dates
- Create a budget for your personal time management
- Develop strategies to complete your work and projects on time
- Identify methods to further improve your personal time management
- Seek support for wellness, disabilities, and mental health concerns
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of when you need help
- Identify short-term strategies you can use now to address your immediate needs
- Identify long-term strategies that you could use in the future to keep you afloat
- Identify strategies to increase access to technology, services, and financial needs
- Identify technology and financial services available at your institution
- Create a personal financial plan
- Locate and advocate for functional workspaces that meet your needs
- Communicate when you are faced with barriers in your studies
- Access library resources and other academic supports for your program
- Inform yourself about the pathways and requirements of your program
- Navigate your personal pathway from registration to graduation and beyond
- Identify unique requirements as an international student
- Locate information within your Learning Management System (LMS) and course materials
- Identify who to contact and where to find information on a college/university website
Level Up Your Navigation Skills:
- Level 1: Self – these activities can be done on your own to help you reflect on your own values, beliefs, challenges, barriers, successes, and goals.
- Level 2: Partner – these activities encourage you to share your thoughts, feelings, ideas, and plans with a partner, peer, family member, Elder, coach, or anyone else you trust and care about.
- Level 3: Share – these activities encourage you to share with other students, be they in your own peer group, program, department, college/university, or on the Liberated Learner website to share with learners everywhere.
Navigator Module Doodle
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