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Academic Skills Workshop Schedule Fall 2015

Time and Stress Management
Wednesday, September 9th, 3:30-4:30 pm
**Please bring your course syllabi and your academic planner!
Students identify strategies and barriers to effective time management. In this applied workshop, students demonstrate their understanding of effective time management by identifying procrastinating habits, creating their own weekly schedules, prioritizing tasks and seeing where most of their stress originates. Students should come prepared with their course schedule and syllabi.
Location: Room 001, Dickgeisser, lower level of Griswold Library

Study Skills and Notetaking
Wednesday, September 23rd, 3:30-4:30pm
In this workshop students will explore different learning styles and according to their own individual styles, what ways work best for them to study, take notes and ace tests. As a group, we will discuss the importance of studying and preparing oneself effectively for an upcoming test. We will discover the best and easiest ways to take notes and review for different kinds of tests. Using these tools can undeniably help improve a student’s academic performance.
Location: Room 001, Dickgeisser, lower level of Griswold Library

MLA and APA Citations
Monday, October 5th, 12:00-1:00pm
In this workshop, students will go over the basics of both MLA and APA citations. They will discuss plagiarism, and why it is important to properly cite all sources used. Students will also leave with multiple handouts with examples and formats for each citation style.
Location: Room 001, Dickgeisser, lower level of Griswold Library

Academic Reading and Writing
Thursday, October 15th, 4:00-5:00pm
Through interactive activities, students explore what it takes to be an effective and efficient reader and writer at the college level. Individuals participate in a critical reading and thinking activity, and leave armed with strategies to write more effectively at the college level. Students are encouraged to follow up with ongoing tutorial assistance.
Location: Room 001, Dickgeisser, lower level of Griswold Library

Communicating With Your Professors
Monday, November 2nd, 12:00-1:00pm
In this interactive workshop, students will learn ways to properly identify with and communicate with their professors. As a group, we will discuss different scenarios in which communication with a faculty member may be necessary and what tips, tools and knowledge will be needed in order to have successful interactions.
Location: Room 001, Dickgeisser, lower level of Griswold Library

Go Team!: Making Group Work Work for You
Wednesday, November 18th, 4:00-5:00pm
In this workshop, students will learn the basics of group work at the college level. We will discuss the framework behind group work, the stages of working in a group, and finally evaluating themselves, one another and their overall project. We will also participate in a short interactive task which shows how a small group works best.
Location: Room 001, Dickgeisser, lower level of Griswold Library

Test-Taking Skills
Wednesday, December 2nd, 3:30-4:30pm
In this workshop, students will learn basic studying techniques for tests, including essay tests, multiple choice tests and true/false tests. They will also examine test anxiety and how to manage that stress. Students will also go over a 5-day exam study schedule and walk away prepared to study for their final exams.
Location: Room 001, Dickgeisser, lower level of Griswold Library

How Do I get More Information?
Please contact the Learning Center at x8287 for more information!



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