Get Savvy 2016!

Workshops focused on Academic Success.

All sessions held in Mallard Room (EMU 023)


Every fall, students can participate in Get Savvy, a series of workshops and other activities designed to help you gain skills for academic success. These TLC workshops are free and available to all UO students. Attend one or as many as you like!

DAY 1: Nov. 2 Workshops

DAY 2: Nov. 3 Workshops

DAY 3: Nov. 7 Workshops

DAY 4: Nov. 8 Workshops

DAY 1 WORKSHOPS

› Memory Improvement

Explore memory principles, study techniques, and mnemonic devices you can apply to your current courses.

Wed, Nov. 2, 1-1:50pm
Presented by Stephen Summers


› Take Notes, Make Notes

Don’t just take notes—make them work for you. Discover a variety of note-taking techniques you can adapt to your own style.

Wed, Nov. 2, 2-2:50pm
Presented by Stephen Summers


› Money Matters

Hoping to avoid some of the main financial pitfalls of student life? Discover money management strategies that suit your values, goals, and resources.

Wed, Nov. 2, 3-3:50pm
Presented by Katie Heidt


› Writing with Sources

All academic writing is part of an ongoing conversation. To have your say, you must build on what others have said. Join us to learn how to incorporate the voices and views of others, without sacrificing your own.

Wed, Nov. 2, 4-4:50pm
Presented by Matt Chambers


DAY 2 WORKSHOPS

› Study with Focus

Explore techniques that can help you reduce distractions, organize academic materials, an improve concentration.

Thur, Nov. 3, 1-1:50pm
Presented by Amy Nuetzman


› Studies on Studying

Explore how five research-based principles of learning can transform your study time—and your results.

Thur, Nov. 3, 2-2:50pm
Presented by Amy Nuetzman


› Speed Reading Basics

Looking to reduce reading time without sacrificing comprehension? Come give speed reading a try!

Thur, Nov. 3, 3-3:50pm
Presented by Amy Nuetzman


› Managing Time

Find effective scheduling techniques and organizational strategies to prioritize to-dos, beat deadlines, and rebalance your life.

Thur, Nov. 3, 4-4:50pm
Presented by Stephen Summers


DAY 3 WORKSHOPS

› The Inside Science Scoop

Learn what other students identify as tools for success in the sciences. A student panel discusses common challenges and reveals strategies for improving study habits, managing time & stress, and pursuing graduate school goals.

Mon, Nov. 7, 1-1:50pm
Presented by Shasta Jennings


› Money Matters

Hoping to avoid some of the main financial pitfalls of student life? Discover money management strategies that suit your values, goals, and resources.

Mon, Nov. 7, 2-2:50pm
Presented by Katie Heidt


 › Language Study

Although you can’t take shortcuts to learning a language, you can speed up your progress. Come discover and share effective ways to approach your language studies.

Mon, Nov. 7, 3-3:50pm
Presented by Nora Fandino


› Perils of Perfectionism

In this session we’ll focus on strategies for getting things done without the overkill or the guilt.

Mon, Nov. 7, 4-4:50pm
Presented by Stephen Summers


 › Study with Focus

Explore techniques that can help you reduce distractions, organize academic materials, an improve concentration.

Mon, Nov. 7, 5-5:50pm
Presented by Amy Nuetzman


› Speed Reading Basics

Looking to reduce reading time without sacrificing comprehension? Come give speed reading a try!

Mon, Nov. 7, 6-6:50pm
Presented by Amy Nuetzman


DAY 4 WORKSHOPS

› Productive Procrastination

Explore attitudes and strategies that can lead to lower stress, higher quality work, and better habits for future endeavors.

Tue, Nov. 8, 1-1:50pm
Presented by Grant Schoonover


› Stretch Your Math Potential

University math classes are meant to stretch your limits—and may require refreshed study techniques. Join us to learn ways to make the most of your time and effort.

Tue, Nov. 8, 2-2:50pm
Presented by Michael Gwynn


 › Taming Test Anxiety

Gain new ideas for studying effectively, coping with stress, and navigating exam questions in order to learn more and test better.

Tue, Nov. 8, 3-3:50pm
Presented by Amy Nuetzman


› Building Self-Motivation

How does motivation work? Why does it come and go so randomly? Join us to explore ways to take back control, stay on track, and achieve your goals.

Tue, Nov. 8, 4-4:50pm
Presented by Matt Chambers


 › Take Notes, Make Notes

Don’t just take notes—make them work for you. Discover a variety of note-taking techniques you can adapt to your own style.

Tue, Nov. 8, 5-5:50pm
Presented by Stephen Summers


› Managing Time

Find effective scheduling techniques and organizational strategies to prioritize to-dos, beat deadlines, and rebalance your life.

Tue, Nov. 8, 6-6:50pm
Presented by Stephen Summers