Week 8 Meeting: Networking

The topic of week 8’s meeting is Networking. It is a common misconception that networking is only for business people. In reality, networking occurs everywhere, both in formal or informal situations. It is about connecting with people of common interests. Networking may bring you job opportunities, friendships, and other collaborative connections. However, it is not … [Read more…]

Week 6: Link and Listen

The topic of week 6’s meeting is Link and Listen. a critical thinking and public speaking activity that requires 2 participants per group. The prompt comes in two parts and requires the second speaker to utilize content of the first speaker’s speech to construct his/her own speech. This activity emphasizes strict attention to detail in … [Read more…]

Week 5: Debater’s Guild

The topic for week 5 meeting is Debate! Debate is a useful skill for any chosen path of life. With its emphasis on critical thinking, effective communication, and teamwork, it teaches skills that serve us well in school, in the workplace and in life. So come to our meeting to practice your debating skills together … [Read more…]

Week 8: Make Your Shortcomings Shine

Happy 8th week, everyone! Tomorrow’s general meeting will be the last of this quarter, so what better topic to conclude with than learning to turn our weaknesses into strengths? During interviews, candidates will oftentime be asked about their weaknesses. Many will answer with “none” in fear of appearing inferior. In actuality, an honest and clever … [Read more…]

Week 4: Speak Up – Presenting Yourself

Welcome to Week 4 of Winter Quarter! This week’s meeting will be focused on presentation. Awareness of how you present yourself is essential in effectively conveying your personality, beliefs, and ideas – the things that will make you stand out as an individual. In addition to our weekly workshop, your colleagues will also be presenting … [Read more…]

Week 2: Imagineering

Welcome to the second week of the quarter! In this week’s general meeting, we will host a workshop on Imagineering – creating new ways to benefit today’s society through imagination and engineering. During this meeting, we will work in groups to brainstorm projects under the theme of “gamifying education”–realizing ideas that will make education a … [Read more…]

Week 1: Improvisation and Brainstorming

Welcome back for Winter 2014! We are starting this quarter off running! Our first general meeting will be on Monday, January 6th. We are excited to share our new plans for the future of IDEAL, including our new weekly themes and upcoming social events. After the dose of information, we will jump right in to … [Read more…]

Week 8: Last meeting & Boba fundraiser of winter quarter

******************************************************************* Reminders: If you haven’t paid your membership dues for this quarter ($5/quarter), please remember to bring them to Chris! If you are interested in becoming an intern of IDEAL for spring quarter, please also remember to bring you application to Chris! The application can be found at https://www.facebook.com/groups/5024549662/files/. *******************************************************************   Dear IDEALers, Welcome to the last … [Read more…]