Student Engagement and Success offers a variety of workshop topics each term to assist with your academic writing, presentation, and communication success. All presentation slides/recordings and resources for each workshop can be found in the "Workshop Topics, Webinar Recordings, & Resources" section below. 

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Many of our website resources are from LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda). The LinkedIn Learning Online Training Library at Pepperdine University is a professional resource available to all current faculty, staff, and students. It offers more than 13,000 online courses on a wide variety of professional skills, creative skills, and computer software. Log in with your LinkedIn account at to access the courses.

Upcoming Webinars 

All upcoming webinars will be held from 5 - 5:45 PM (Pacific Time). RSVP is not required; simply click on the Zoom link during the webinar start time to join. 

  • Tuesday, November 10 - Effective Study Strategies - Research has shown that students who tailor their study habits to their learning styles exhibit better exam performance. This webinar will explore different learning styles and reveal helpful study techniques based on individual learning preferences. Overall, this webinar aims to inform students about intellectual diversity, learning style characteristics, and personalized study tips.Zoom Link: 
  • Tuesday, January 5, 2021 (4 - 5 PM) Pepperdine Platforms and Technologies You Need to Know - This webinar will cover the key platforms and technologies students will need to use to access their class materials and other resources. Topics we will cover include Sakai ("Courses"), WaveNet, VoiceThread, LinkedIn Learning, Zoom, and more. Zoom Link: 
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021Academic Success & Library Resources - This webinar will describe the resources available to all PGBS students and how to access them online, including writing tutoring, content tutoring, workshops/webinars, website content, and library resources. Zoom Link:
  • Thursday, January 14, 2021Student Involvement: Meet Your Student Clubs - During this webinar, you will meet current student club leaders and learn about the many opportunities available to join a club, meet new friends, expand your network, and enhance your leadership skills. Zoom Link:
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021Introduction to Graduate Student Writing - This session will provide writing tips and resources, an overview of citations and plagiarism, and general tips for adjusting to graduate-level academic work. Zoom Link:
  • Monday, January 25, 2021Classroom Communication & Etiquette - This session will provide useful strategies and tips for proper etiquette, norms, and communication expected of graduate-level students. Zoom Link:

Workshop Topics, Webinar Recordings, & Resources 

General Topics

Writing Tips & Tricks 

Time Management 

Stress Management 

Study Skills & Test Preparation 

Reading Skills & Comprehension