ADV 202 Academic Success Seminar
Designed to help students develop essential skills needed to become lifelong, self-regulated and self-motivated learners. Through guided journals and assignments, students will use self-reflection to identify possible self sabotaging thoughts and behaviors and discover what may be getting in the way of their academic and personal success. Students will discover how they learn and develop and strengthen their study skills. Topics to be covered include motivation, how memory works, metacognition, critical thinking, decision making, attention and concentration, goal setting, time management and other study skills strategies.
Please email Kristin Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and permission to enroll.
Academic Success & Study Skills Workshops
Fall 2014 Schedule
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August 28th 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
September 8th 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
September 19th 3:00pm- SAC 308
Learn how to effectively manage your time so you can complete your school work and still have time for social activities and other responsibilities you may have. In this workshop we will create a time management schedule and estimate the time needed to study and complete school work. We will also discuss how to determine what is important and urgent versus not important and not urgent.
Memory & How the Brain Learns
September 5th 3:00pm- SAC 308
September 15th 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
September 23rd 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
How does memory work? In this workshop you will gain a better understanding of how memory works and discover essential study strategies that can help you to better retrieve information that you have studied.
September 9th 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
September 26th 3:00pm- SAC 308
September 30th 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
This workshop will help you understand your sources of motivation and tips and strategies to increase your motivation. It will also discuss goal setting strategies and help you identify ways to achieve those goals.
September 12th 3:00pm- SAC 308
September 16th 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
September 29th 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
This workshop will focus on causes of poor concentration and strategies to improve your concentration. It will also discuss tips to create a better study environment.
Test Taking and Test Anxiety
September 22nd 5:30pm- E2340 Melville Library
October 3rd 3:00pm- SAC 308
How do you determine whether a statement is true or false? What is the best approach to understand multiple choice exams? Attend this interactive workshop to learn about the strategies to improve your understanding of the different exam formats of true/false, multiple choice, essay and matching.