Breakout Sessions #2

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Modifying with modules: An innovative solution for virtual career programs
Presenter: Susie Regan, Jennifer Noyce, & Mallory Becraft
The University of Iowa

Career Advising/Counseling
COVID-19 Impacts/Virtual Outreach Experiential Education

This session will cover the innovative design and implementation of a career development module series using the institution's learning management system. An answer to the challenges presented by traditional programs in a virtual environment, modules were used to guide students through content paired with engagement tools.  The pilot program "Intern Ready" focused on preparing for an internship search. Attendees will learn how this interactive program can be easily tailored to different topics and target demographics.

Playing with Career Exploration: Creatively Connecting to the Self & Teams
Nannette McCleary, Wayne State University

Career Advising/Counseling

Gamification is an emerging strategy in career development. Using the concept of play in real-time, this hands-on presentation will provide an introduction to the Lego® Serious Play® methodology and discuss its application with individuals and teams. Participants will review gamification as it relates to Career Development Theory, learn about new career exploration tools including the Lego® Serious Play® methodology and discuss application of play for individuals and teams.

The Productive Career Services Leader: Manage your Email, To Do List, and Time Better to Promote Wellbeing
Celeste Spier, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Personal / Professional Development

With high demands, reduced resources, and new initiatives, our inboxes, to-do lists, and time commitments can be overwhelming and anxiety-provoking.  Does your day consist of a hamster-wheel-like process of answering emails as they arrive in your inbox?  Do you end your day and question what you got done?  You will receive concrete, actionable steps you can implement TODAY to get organized, reduce distraction and increase productivity with the ultimate goal of improving your wellbeing.

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