Workshops

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

Fall 2016

Essays Made E-Z-R

Mon, 10/10 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

We’ll look at several key steps to producing a paper without stress, difficulty, or tedium. Come with questions and leave with straightforward fixes!

In the Midst of Midterms

Thur, 10/20, 1:00-1:50pm, 72 PLC

Learn to predict and tackle test questions by examining course objectives, understanding test expectations, and tailoring your study approach to match.

GET SAVVY 2016!

Workshops focused on Academic Success.

November 2, 3, 7 and 8
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!

Workshop schedule and details: tlc.uoregon.edu/getsavvy

Managing a Heavy Reading Load

Tue, 10/25, 11:00-11:50am, 72 PLC

Buried under a heap of textbooks and journal articles? Discover ways to identify the “important” points, stay focused, and take notes that suit your goals.

Preparing for Finals

Mon, 11/14, 3:00-3:50pm, 72 PLC

Ease stress and maximize success during final exam week by developing a solid, manageable plan for organizing your time, materials, and study methods.

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 2017

Studying Language

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

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

Stretch Your Math Potential

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

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.

Grammar Hour Workshop Series

NEW

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

Learn more

Building Self-Motivation

Tue, 2/7, 4:00-4:50pm, 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.

Memory Improvement

Wed, 2/15, 4:00-4:50pm, 72 PLC

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

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.

Better Procrastination

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

Tired of hitting deadlines headfirst? Learn how to find both the motivation and the practical tips needed to procrastinate less and more productively.

Taming Test Anxiety

Fri, 3/3, 2:00-2:50pm, 72 PLC

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

Spring 2017

Studies on Studying

Thur, 4/27, 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

Wed, 5/3, 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.

Managing Time

Thur, 5/11, 11:00-11:50am, 72 PLC

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

Speed Reading Basics

Tue, 5/16, 3:00-3:50pm, 72 PLC

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

Writing a Personal Statement

Thur, 5/25, 3:00-3:50pm, 72 PLC

Join us to learn how to craft a compelling personal statement. Topics will include navigating the writing process, appealing to your reader, establishing your persona, and more.

ACEing Your Tests

Thur, 5/25, 4:00-4:50pm, 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

NEW

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

Learn more