Workshop Schedule & Registration

Workshop Schedule and Registration

Summer 2020

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High Impact Study Techniques 1: Spaced Study and Retrieval Practice

Learn two simple, scientifically proven techniques that promote superior recall both on exams and in future classes in less time than “massed” study sessions (cramming).

Monday, May 11, 2020 10am – 11:30am

Tuesday May 19, 2020 10:30am – 12pm

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 11:30am – 1:00pm


Academic Time Management
Achieve academic success by moving beyond basic planners and calendars;  learn how adding a few simple time management techniques to your routine can significantly improve your academic performance and reduce the anxiety that comes with procrastination.

 Monday, May 11 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm

Wednesday, May 13 2020 12pm - 1:30pm


High Impact Study Techniques II: Brain Building

Learn how a few powerful tools: elaboration, dual coding, and concrete examples along with some equally effective graphical and analytical strategies can improve your understanding and recall of high priority course concepts.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Thursday, June 4, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm


More Than Memorizing
Learn study strategies that will take you beyond the memorization you have used successfully in the past. In this workshop, we will build on study strategies you have already have mastered to branch out into new strategies, that reinforce recall while expanding your higher order reasoning skills, preparing you to excell in the critical thinking and application questions that will become increasingly common in your exams as you advance in your college studies.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7pm – 8:30pm

Tame Your Text

Don’t let your course readings be an obstacle to success. If you have trouble getting through your  reading assignments, remembering what you have read, or making connections between readings and lectures, you may have fallen into a pattern of passive reading. Do you want to find out how to read with purpose and efficiency? This workshop will teach you to think strategically about efficient reading strategies. You will also learn ways to read for better recall and long term retention.
Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:00am – 12:30pm


Annotate Your Way to Higher Grades
Research shows that students who learn how to annotate texts and lectures tend to significantly increase their grades while spending less time studying. This workshop teaches easy, time-saving annotation skills to replace underlining, highlighting, outlining, or copying text content, so you can learn more in less time.

Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:00am - 12:30pm

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am

Effective Note Taking 
Do you find yourself taking notes and then not knowing how to study them later? Or maybe the way you take notes just isn’t working for every class. This workshop will introduce you to different strategies to revitalize your note-taking to be

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am

Keeping Your Priorities Straight
In this workshop, we will discuss time management and prioritization with an emphasis on tools and strategies. Bring your schedules, to-do lists, and planners to this session so you can practice during the workshop. We will discuss how to balance competing priorities and manage your tasks based on your own schedule. We will also discuss options for planners, to-do lists, and other productivity tools.

 Wednesday, May 27, 2020 11:30am - 1:00pm

Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 5:30pm - 7:00pm


Getting Over Procrastination
Procrastination saps the energy and undermines the potential accomplishments of many talented people, so much so that many see procrastination as an unwelcome but unavoidable part of their lives. This workshop will teach you how small changes in your thinking, your routines and your surroundings can make it easier for you to get essential things done while saving mental and emotional energy.
Wednesday, May 13 2020 1:30p – 3:30p

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am

Monday, June 15, 2020 7:30pm - 9:00pm 


Getting Ready for Finals
Learn easy strategies to prioritize learning goals and schedule study time for finals week. This session will also review a few high-performance study strategies to help you give your best performance on final exams.

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 9:30am - 11:00am

Monday, June 15, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Mini-workshop: What's In Your Syllabus?

Course syllabi are roadmaps to academic success. Know how to succeed in each class by understanding course objectives, and knowing which course resources and assessments are most crucial to your grade. 

Friday, May 22, 2020 10:00am - 10:30am 

Friday, May 22, 2020 10:40am - 11:10am

Friday, May 22 2020, 11:20am - 11:50am.


Mini-workshop: Know How You Score: Calculating Your Course Grades
Calculating your course grades is easier than you think and helps you plan your studies throughout the semester.

Friday, May 29, 2020 10:00am - 10:30am

Friday, May 29, 2020 10:40am - 11:10am

Friday, May 29 2020, 11:20am - 11:50am.

Friday, June 12 2020, 10:00am - 10:30am

Friday, June 12 2020 10:40am - 11:10am

 Friday June 12, 2020 11:20am - 11:50pm

Mini-workshop: Specialized Reading Scholarly Articles

Students often feel overwhelmed and confused by challenging course reading assignments. This mini workshop will show you some strategies for reading and understanding academic articles.

Friday, June 5, 2020 10:00am - 10:30am

Friday, June 5, 2020 10:40am - 11:10am

Friday, June 5 2020, 11:20am - 11:50am