Virtual Jumpstart Workshops


Jumpstart

When is Virtual Jumpstart? Aug. 10-13, 2020 | REGISTER BY August 6, 2020

SAVE THESE DATES to attend FREE Virtual Webinar that are designed to help you get ready for Fall Term 2020.

Virtual Jumpstart is a program designed to help students get ready for the Fall 2020 semester. Specifically, Jumpstart offers free study skills, strategies, and review sessions for students preparing to enroll in ENC 1101 (Freshman English I), MAT 1033 (Intermediate Algebra), MAC 1105 (College Algebra), STA 2023 (Intro. Statistics), any science course, and/or students who want a jumpstart on using technology effectively at NFC.

When is Virtual Jumpstart?

The Virtual Jumpstart 2020 program will be held during the week of August 10-13, 2020. Two options for dates/times are available for each virtual session Monday through Thursday. See schedule below.

Jumpstart Schedule

Where will it be held?

The Virtual Jumpstart sessions will be held online via ZOOM. A link to join each session will be emailed to the participants, as they register for the session, and prior to the presentations.

Who can attend Virtual Jumpstart?

NFC students who are planning to take ENC 1101, MAT 1033, MAC 1105, STA 2023, or any science class in the fall or spring terms are encouraged to attend the Virtual Jumpstart sessions. Additionally, the technology session is open to all NFC students regardless of what classes students are registered for in the fall. (See descriptions of sessions below.)

VIRTUAL Jumpstart MATH

VIRTUAL Jumpstart SCIENCE

VIRTUAL Jumpstart ENGLISH

VIRTUAL Jumpstart TECHNOLOGY

These sessions are designed to review professor-identified key concepts for MAT 1033, MAC 1105 or STA 2023 as well as study skills and tips for success specific to the course.

 

This session will benefit students planning to take a science course in the fall. Topics include how to write a science lab report, a review of the metric system, introduction to lab equipment, study techniques and time management.

This session will provide students with the tools necessary to succeed in ENC 1101. Students will review basic essay structure, MLA & APA formats, research, citations, and more.

This session will benefit any student taking any classes this fall. Students will learn how to use D2L (our course management system), navigate the NFC InfoNetwork, utilize GoMail, create a PowerPoint, and more.


How much does it cost?

It’s FREE for NFC students! 

  1. Will I receive college credit for attending one or more Virtual Jumpstart sessions?  No. The Virtual Jumpstart sessions are non-credit sessions designed to get students ready for college credit courses.

  2. How do I register for Virtual Jumpstart sessions? Registration opens on July 8. Go to http://www.nfc.edu/jumpstart and click on Register Now. A registration link will be available. OR… email Elizabeth Gonzales at gonzalese@nfc.edu and she will send you an electronic form for registration. Please register by Thursday, August 6, 2020.

  3. Do I have to register for all Virtual Jumpstart sessions?  No. Only register for sessions you would like to attend. For example, a student may choose to attend the technology session on Monday and the math session on Thursday. All sessions are free; students may attend one or all of the sessions scheduled

  4. May I attend both scheduled sessions for English/Math/Science/Technology?  Two sessions for each of the four subject areas have been scheduled to accommodate students’ needs. Tuesday’s sessions are a repeat of Monday’s sessions (and Thursday’s sessions are a repeat of Wednesday’s sessions); they are just offered at different times.

  5. Who will be leading the sessions?  NFC instructors and learning specialists will lead/facilitate the Virtual Jumpstart sessions.

  6. What supplies do I need?  Computer with audio and camera or a device that allows you to connect via ZOOM, and internet connection.   

  7. Who should I contact for more information?
  • Elizabeth Gonzales | Academic Success Center Coordinator | (850) 973-1719  |  gonzalese@nfc.edu
  • Jamen Brock | Tutor Lab Manager | (850) 973-9411 | brockja@nfc.edu
  • Tina Tucker | Director, Live Oak Location | (386) 364-5093 | tuckert@nfc.edu