Workshops

Enhance your skills and habits for academic success. All workshops are free and no registration is required.

WEEKLY ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Tues, Wed, Thur, 10:00am-noon, 68 PLC

Study Strategies: Drop in with questions about time management, organization, reading, note-taking, test preparation and more.

Winter 2018

Studying in the Sciences

Mon, 1/22, 3:00-3:50pm, 72 PLC

Learn techniques to enrich your study routine and enhance your success in science courses.

Language Learning

Fri, 1/26, 3:00-3:50pm, 72 PLC

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.

Grammar Hour Workshop Series

Our free drop-in workshop series tackles common grammar issues to help you streamline your writing process.  Attend one or many!

Building Academic Resilience

Thur, 2/1, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

We all encounter academic setbacks, but how can we stay strong in the face of them? Come explore strategies for working through challenging situations inside the classroom and beyond.

Paragraph Writing

Mon, 2/5, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

Master the paragraph form and you will gain a powerful means of communication. Join us to learn how paragraphs function and how you can use them to keep your reader’s interest and approval.

WEEKLY ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Tues, Wed, Thur, 10:00am-noon, 68 PLC

Study Strategies: Drop in with questions about time management, organization, reading, note-taking, test preparation and more.

Builiding Self-Motivation

Fri, 2/9, 12:00-12:50pm, 72 PLC

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.

Productive Procrastination

Tue, 2/13, 1:00-1:50pm, 72 PLC

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

Memory Improvement

Mon, 2/19, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

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

Studying in the Sciences

Fri, 2/23, 12:00-12:50pm, 72 PLC

Learn techniques to enrich your study routine and enhance your success in science courses.

Critical Probelm Solving

Thur, 3/1, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

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.

Speed Reading Basics

Wed, 3/7, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

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

Spring 2018

Studies on Studying

Tue, 4/24, 3:00-3:50pm, 72 PLC

Explore how five research-based principles for effective learning can transform your study approach—and your results.

Writing with Sources

Tue, 5/1, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

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.

Studying in the Sciences

Wed, 5/2, 3:00-3:50am, 72 PLC

Learn techniques to enrich your study routine and enhance your success in science courses.

How Your Brain Misleads You

Tue, 5/8, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

Did you know we are all afflicted by patterns of thinking that distort our reasoning and decision making? Don’t let your brain mislead you! Come learn about some common cognitive biases and how to thwart them.

Managing Time

Fri, 5/11, 1:00-1:50pm, 72 PLC

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

Speed Reading Basics

Wed, 5/16, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

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

ACEing Your Tests

Fri, 5/25, 2:00-2:50pm, 72 PLC

If you find yourself rereading an exam question only to find it more confusing, then come discuss strategies for becoming a more successful tester.

Grammar Hour Workshop Series

Our free drop-in workshop series tackles common grammar issues to help you streamline your writing process.  Attend one or many!