Get Savvy 2017!

Workshops focused on Academic Success.

All sessions held in Lease Crutcher Lewis 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. 1 Workshops

DAY 2: Nov. 2 Workshops

DAY 3: Nov. 6 Workshops

DAY 4: Nov. 7 Workshops

 

DAY 1 WORKSHOPS

› Memory Improvement

Wed, Nov. 1, 1-1:50pmPresented by Stephen Summers
Explore memory principles, study techniques, and mnemonic devices you can apply to your current courses.


› Take Notes, Make Notes

Wed, Nov. 1, 2-2:50pm, Presented by Stephen Summers
Don’t just take notes—make them work for you. Discover a variety of note-taking techniques you can adapt to your own style.


› Writing With Sources

Wed, Nov. 1, 3-3:50pm, Presented by Matt Chambers
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.


› Managing Time

Wed, Nov. 1, 4-4:50pm, Presented by Isis Sroka
Find effective scheduling techniques and organizational strategies to prioritize to-dos, beat deadlines, and rebalance your life.


DAY 2 WORKSHOPS

› Money Matters

Thur, Nov. 2, 1-1:50pm, Presented by Katie Heidt
Hoping to avoid some of the main financial pitfalls of student life? Discover money management strategies that suit your values, goals, and resources.


› Studies on Studying

Thur, Nov. 2, 2-2:50pm, Presented by Amy Nuetzman
Explore how five research-based principles of learning can transform your study time—and your results.


› Speed Reading Basics

Thur, Nov. 2, 3-3:50pm, Presented by Amy Nuetzman
Looking to reduce reading time without sacrificing comprehension? Come give speed reading a try!


› Study With Focus

Thur, Nov. 2, 4-4:50pm, Presented by Amy Nuetzman
Discover techniques that can help you reduce distractions, organize academic materials, and improve concentration.


DAY 3 WORKSHOPS

› Studying in the Sciences

Mon, Nov. 6, 1-1:50pm, Presented by Isis Sroka
Learn techniques to enrich your study routine and enhance your success in science courses.


› Managing Time

Mon, Nov. 6, 2-2:50pm, Presented by Isis Sroka
Find effective scheduling techniques and organizational strategies to prioritize to-dos, beat deadlines, and rebalance your life.


 › Critical Problem Solving

Mon, Nov. 6, 3-3:50pm, Presented by Michael Gwynn
From the abstract to the concrete, problems in need of creative solutions abound in every academic discipline. Come explore effective methods for examining problems with a critical eye.


› Learning Online

Mon, Nov. 6, 4-4:50pm, Presented by Robert Voelker-Morris
Are you taking or considering an online course? By exploring online-specific strategies for leveraging your time, participation, and study skills, you can maximize the benefits and minimize the challenges of a virtual classroom.


 › Memory Improvement

Mon, Nov. 6, 5-5:50pm, Presented by Stephen Summers
Explore memory principles, study techniques, and mnemonic devices you can apply to your current courses.


› Take Notes, Make Notes

Mon, Nov. 6, 6-6:50pm, Presented by Stephen Summers
|Don’t just take notes—make them work for you. Discover a variety of note-taking techniques you can adapt to your own style.


DAY 4 WORKSHOPS

› Language Learning

Tue, Nov. 7, 1-1:50pm, Presented by Matt Chambers and Nora Fandino
Have you ever tried speaking in a foreign language only to find that you can’t think of the right words when you need them? Join us to discover one of the main principles of language learning and take an important step toward fluency.


› Money Matters

Tue, Nov. 7, 2-2:50pm, Presented by Katie Heidt
Hoping to avoid some of the main financial pitfalls of student life? Discover money management strategies that suit your values, goals, and resources.


 › Reading Between the Lines

Tue, Nov. 7, 3-3:50pm, Presented by Dan Hagen
How many times have you turned a page and hoped it wouldn’t come back to haunt you? We’ll talk about ways to increase comprehension and takeaways, making challenging readings approachable.


› Productive Procrastination

Tue, Nov. 7, 4-4:50pm, Presented by Grant Schoonover
Explore attitudes and strategies that can lead to lower stress, higher quality work, and better habits for future endeavors.


 › Study With Focus

Tue, Nov. 7, 5-5:50pm, Presented by Amy Nuetzman
Discover techniques that can help you reduce distractions, organize academic materials, and improve concentration.


› Speed Reading Basics

Tue, Nov. 7, 6-6:50pm, Presented by Amy Nuetzman
Looking to reduce reading time without sacrificing comprehension? Come give speed reading a try!