Spring 2014 Workshop Series
All workshops will be held from 3:30pm – 4:30pm
in the Baron-Forness Library, Room 201
Getting Things Done: Time Management
February 5 & 6
Studying, classes, family, friends, work, student clubs – how do I fit it all in? Where does my time go? Come learn techniques to plan, prioritize, and manage your time. Discover how to successfully analyze and organize your semester.
Note-Taking Skills: How to get the Most Out of Lectures
February 12 & 13
Is this going to be on the test? Come to this workshop to learn how to improve your strategies for taking notes in class. Learn how to distinguish between critical and peripheral details. Discover techniques for recording class information in order to more effectively prepare for your exams.
I Bought These Textbooks, Now What?
February 19 & 20
College reading is about more than letting the words pass before your eyes. Textbooks are one of the primary sources of information for college students. In this workshop, you will learn more about college-level reading and strategies to help you become a more effective reader.
What’s Your Style? Studying for Success
February 26 & 27
How do I learn best? How can I adapt my study skills to my learning style? Come to this workshop to explore the different types of learning styles and identify your own preferred method of learning. Discover study skills that will capitalize on the strengths that you already have.
Works Well With Others: Tackling Group Projects
March 5 & 6
Do you dislike the thought of working in groups? Join us for a session on successfully managing group projects in college. Students will identify a personal leadership style and how to apply this knowledge to working in teams.
Fall Scheduling: Preparing to Meet with Your Advisor
March 26, April 2 & 9
Location: To Be Determined
Description: What should I bring to my meeting with my advisor? What questions should I ask? What do I need to do before my advisor meeting? What courses are required for my major? Come to this workshop to learn the answers to these questions. This workshop will provide you with personalized information to prepare you for your scheduling meeting with your academic advisor.
It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint: Surviving Your Final Exams
April 16 & 17
When should I start preparing for my exams? How much time should I spend studying? Come to this workshop to learn successful test preparation strategies. Students will learn techniques for maximizing their success on final exams.