Where to Watch the SprottTalks Sessions You Missed

Over the course of three weeks, our students and instructors received the opportunity to interactively connect with their Sprott Shaw community online through SprottTalks.

SprottTalks is a place where students can learn new tips and tricks, discover fun activities, and connect with their peers online in the comfort of their own homes. All sessions were curated to encompass topics relevant for students both during this current trying time and for every other occasion they may come across with as a student. Fortunately, some of these sessions were recorded and uploaded on YouTube for our students to watch and learn something from. Find out what you missed from our SprottTalks below!

How to Manage Your Anxiety

Anxiety, to a certain degree, is something that almost everyone has and struggles with. Anxiety is actually one of the most common mental illnesses in the world – affecting over 284 million people around the world.

This SprottTalks session looks at preventing, identifying, and managing your anxiety – especially in times of heightened stress caused by uncontrollable factors like loss of loved ones, losing your job, sickness, and other unforeseeable circumstances.

Taking care of yourself mentally is just as important as taking care of yourself physically. This session also covers the importance of self-care and a few other valuable resources and support programs to help and improve your self-care routine.

How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking No Matter What Situation You’re In

Public speaking is one of those things that make many people feel uncomfortable and nervous. If you feel this way, you’re not alone.

This session covers everything you need to overcome your public speaking nerves including practical delivery tips and tricks you can use next time you have to make a presentation or deliver a speech. Some key concepts and strategies include self-sabotaging mistakes you could be falling for when public speaking, the science behind your fear, and how to create a memorable experience for your audience.

How to Effectively Present Information in Business Settings

If you’re someone who is interested in pursuing a career in the field of business or integrating your passion with business, it’s important to know how to present information in a way that your audience will understand. Since the business industry is very competitive, you need to be able to effectively present and deliver both formal and informal information in the appropriate business format for each occasion you come across. If you want to learn how you can communicate written and verbal information effectively, this SprottTalks session is for you.

A few key questions covered during this session include:

  1. Why should you spend time analyzing the situation?
  2. What is involved in composing the information?
  3. How does evaluating the situation improve your communication?

How to Budget and Save Money as a College Student During COVID-19

Needless to say, right now is an uncertain time for all us. People from all over the world are struggling financially, emotionally, mentally, and physically. Students, in particular, may have a difficult time keeping up with debt, student loans, rent, and basic living expenses all while trying to focus on their studies at the same time.

This SprottTalks session offered by Enriched Academy covers useful tips and tricks on how you, as a student, can save money, budget accordingly to your needs, and participate in smart and effectively money strategies including advanced money defence strategy, budget mastery, and much more.

Everything You Need to Know About the ECEBC Code of Ethics

Are you studying to be or currently an Early Childhood Educator? If you answered yes, you will need to know about the ECEBC (Early Childhood Educators of BC) and the Code of Ethics.

This SprottTalks session covers everything you need to know about the ECEBC and the Code of Ethics including what they are, what they stand for, and their importance. The Code of Ethics conveys the principles and standards of practice endorsed by the ECEBC and helps guide Early Childhood Educators in deciding what conduct is right and correct through ethical principles.

Communication Across the Ages

As humans, we go through different stages of our lives at different times. Because of this, it’s important to be able to effectively communicate with each other through open dialogue and means.

This SprottTalks session covers key factors in effectively communicating with others including: speaking and listening, acknowledging, the message, the purpose, informal and informal means, body language and non-verbal body language, interpersonal space, and much more.

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