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Stride

students participating in stride programStride is a learning skills program to help you develop learning strategies and study skills. You may attend as little or as many workshops as you would like. Various topics are offered to help you reach your full potential. 

A LinkedIn recommendation will be given to you after attending five workshops.

After attending Stride, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate your awareness about you think and learn.
  • Determine appropriate academic learning strategies that will contribute to your academic success (e.g., planning, notetaking, memory strategies, text analysis, and time management).
  • Discuss self-management strategies (e.g., self-awareness, assertiveness, problem-solving, and self-advocacy skills).
  • Identify strategies to increase your resilience while navigating academic challenges.

Register on the Student Life Portal

Topics Covered by Stride

Academic Literacy

  • Note taking
  • Reading textbooks
  • Reading journal articles

Learning Strategies

  • Study strategies
  • Studying for math
  • Multiple choice exams
  • Memory techniques
  • Mind Mapping

Time Management

  • Goal setting
  • Study planning
  • Procrastination
  • Exam preparation

Self-Awareness and Resilience

  • Growth mindset
  • Group work
  • Presentation skills
  • Perfectionism
  • Exam anxiety

When you have completed five Stride workshops, please email studentlearning@ontariotechu.ca for instructions on how to get your LinkedIn referral.

If you have any questions about Stride, contact studentlearning@ontariotechu.ca