Archive for the ‘Student Resources’ Category

Introducing the DePaul Phone App

October 22, 2012

Your phone can now guide you and have “Everything DePaul” all in one place.

iDePaul is the brand new university-wide smartphone app, centralizing information that is important to you, as a student here at DePaul.

You can log into iDePaul with your campus connect ID and password to access your class schedule or find a professor’s contact information. iDePaul can also notify you when tuition is due and of your enrollment dates for classes.

In addition, you can find campus maps, news, events, an athletics calendar, videos, important numbers & more! – All on your iPhone, Android or Blackberry, and all for FREE!

For more information, please visit: http://newsline.depaul.edu/Pages/iDePaulmobileapp.aspx

Download the app to your iphone

Download the app to your android

Download the app to your blackberry

Have you downloaded the app?

How is it working for you?

We’d love to hear your feedback.

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The Center to Advance Education for Adults

September 29, 2011

Brandy Agerbeck, CAEA Graphic Facilitator

Since 2007, the School for New Learning has hosted a series of programs, conversations and conferences for adult learning practitioners across sectors via the Center to Advance Education for Adults. CAEA began with an initial generous grant from SNL alum Trish Parson and the Mason Parson Family Foundation with continued support from The Bertram L. Scott/Elizabeth A. Fender and the Mason Parson Family Foundation and other university,
community and business sponsors.

Recent programs have focused on current issues in adult learning, including: global diversity and inclusion, adult transitions in life and work, emerging technology, learning trends, research and practice. Programs have featured diverse speakers with a wide range of provocative perspectives, including Consuls Generals from many nations, Andres Tapia, Elliot Masie, Margaret Wheatley, Dr. Roosevelt Thomas, and many others. Many events are live-streamed so you can participate over the internet. CAEA also hosts regular book discussions in collaboration with Chicagoland Learning Leaders and community conversations on burning issues in adult learning and development.

Center director, Pamela Meyer, invites all current students and alumni who are interested in the field of adult learning to participate in the CAEA community, “Our mission is ‘to create community among adult learning practitioners across sectors to exchange ideas and inspire imaginative strategies for learning in diverse settings.’ If you are looking for a place to connect with creative, thoughtful practitioners and enjoy the support of a growing community of practice, this is the place for you.”

Ways You Can Participate:
Join our mailing list: For announcements about upcoming programs and learning opportunities.

Join our network:
Join our network: Meet other learning professionals, view videos or recent programs, and join online discussion forums.

Attend a Program:
Many of our programs are free and all are open to anyone interested in adult learning practice. For a current list of upcoming programs visit the CAEA website or call (312) 362-6508.

Online Learner Library Resources

September 14, 2011

Did you know that as an online learner you have immediate access to many electronic resources from the DePaul library databases? You are also eligible for additional services, like having library materials delivered to your home or desktop. For information regarding navigating the library, doing research, obtaining materials, FAQ’s, and more, please visit   Information for Distance & Online Education.

Spanish ILP Workshop

September 2, 2011

Do you speak Spanish? Are you interested in satisfying H1G competence as an ILP in one meeting? Attend a gathering on Thursday, Sept. 16, from 4-6 pm. You will be assessed on conversational Spanish. Email your name, Student ID#, preferred phone number, and faculty mentor name to snlassessment@depaul.edu to register. ILP fee applies.

ILP Forum August 1

July 28, 2011

Another writing workshop to tell you about! Don’t miss the Independent Learning Project Forum on Monday, August 1, 4 to 6pm, Lewis 1600 at the Loop Campus. These forums are being offered through DePaul’s University Center for Writing-based Learning and give SNL writers the opportunity to learn valuable techniques and planning strategies from writing tutors and librarians.

Research Writing Workshop

July 20, 2011

Take your research skills to the next level! Attend the Research Writing Workshop on Saturday, July 23, 12–1:30 PM, Room 307 at the O’Hare Campus through DePaul’s University Center for Writing-based Learning.

  • Learn research strategies and make them work for you.
  • Writing Tutors will lead the workshop and address your research concerns.
  • Share tips and get advice from others who’ve been there.

These workshops allow SNL writers to learn valuable research techniques with other students lead by Writing Tutors. Because writers at all stages of their projects are welcome, these workshops are great opportunities to share tips and get advice about this key component of academic writing.

For more information, contact Edward Evins or Kevin Lyons.

Incomplete Boot Camp

June 24, 2011

Incomplete Bootcamp image

Are you a student with an incomplete grade on your transcript? Do you need help and motivation to complete necessary courses to obtain a bachelor’s degree? Then the Incomplete Boot Camp is for you! This program offers an academic atmosphere, writing assistance, library services and support from faculty and staff in finishing incomplete coursework.

Upcoming Incomplete Boot Camps: (Location: Lewis Center, Rm 1308, 25 E. Jackson Blvd.)

  • Thursday, July 21, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Saturday, July 23, 9 AM – 1 PM

To Register email snlsa@depaul.edu and include dates(s) you would like to attend and a copy of your incomplete grade contract. Please register at least three days prior to the session.

Understanding DePaul’s SNL Jargon

June 20, 2011

To us SNL is an acronym for the School for New Learning (not Saturday Night Live), but the jargon we use on a daily basis at SNL can be confusing to the uninitiated. Thankfully the University Center for Writing-based Learning has compiled a great resource explaining the most common terms you will encounter during your time at the School for New Learning.

Download the DePaul Mobile App

May 31, 2011

The DePaul Mobile App is designed for students to view events, course information, building locations and directions as well as instructor contact information.

Features

  • DePaul Mobile AppEvents Search and browse all university events, bookmark them, and add them to your calendar. Look up event locations in Google maps.
  • Directory Access to the school directory; it is categorized by faculty and administrative staff. Add contacts to your device contacts, and call or email them directly from your phone.
  • Course Catalog Search for classes by colleges and subjects. Course details allow you to see course descriptions; classes can be added to favorites and to your class schedule.
  • DePaul Campuses DePaul buildings are organized by campus. Course details provides the address and a link to Google maps for each building.
  • My Schedule Enter courses to your schedule using the Course Catalog. Courses are categorized by days of the week.
  • Favorites: A collection of favorite courses, events, and contacts, all in one location for easy access from the app home screen.

Download for iOS and Android.

What is the Khan Academy?

May 26, 2011

One of the most exciting things to happen in online education, Khan Academy is a free resource that includes over 2,100 videos and self paced exercises on topics ranging from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. Watch this short video for an overview of the web site.


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