The most important skill that you must develop to improve your attention to detail is focus. Being fully focused on the task at hand will allow you to minimize the number of errors you make and complete the task efficiently and accurately. In our beginner-level course, we covered the basics of improving concentration, such as shutting off digital distractions. In this intermediate-level course, we explore more advanced techniques for building sustained concentration. The course starts off with a video on the book Deep Work, a must-read on the topic of improving focus in a distracted world. It also teaches other systems and techniques for developing this skill. Learning objectives: – Learn the meaning of deep work and its importance in the modern world – Learn three methods for performing deep work – Learn a four-step process for improving your ability to focus – Learn three techniques for staying focused on a difficult task
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.