LAS Success Academic Workshops

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    • LH 1066

    If you have had previous difficulties in MCB courses or are worried about a particular one this semester, join us for a discussion/workshop that will help you manage time better and identify the skills necessary for success in the major. You’ll also learn how to take notes, think critically, and approach exams in a scientific context.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • LH 1002

    This presentation will introduce you to ideas and best practices to help you prepare for your upcoming physics exam. Topics covered will include: Why do we study physics? How do we manage our time? What tools are available during our exam? How do exam questions differ from other problems we work in our physics courses?

Thursday, September 26, 2019

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    • LH 1066

    If you have had previous difficulties in MCB courses or are worried about a particular one this semester, join us for a discussion/workshop that will help you manage time better and identify the skills necessary for success in the major. You’ll also learn how to take notes, think critically, and approach exams in a scientific context.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • LH 1028

    In this talk, we'll look at one professor's perspective on why students struggle in chemistry. We will spend about an hour discussing how to best use your time before, during, and after class, and look at a few study skills that should help you perform to the best of your abilities in your chemistry classes (and beyond)!

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • LH 1024

    In this workshop, we will explore what it means to understand the material in a Math class and how one should study to achieve that goal. We will discuss strategies for successfully navigating large lecture courses like those in the calculus sequence (Math 115, Math 220/221, Math 231, Math 241) as well as general strategies for success in any university-level math course.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

    • 4:00 - 5:15 pm
    • LH 1002

    If you’d like to do better on your next Psychology exam, this 80-minute workshop is for you. We’ll discuss how you identify what you need to know, how to know when you know it, and how to use the resources you have, including your time, effectively. This workshop is ideal for students in any major taking test-based PSYC courses on the 100- or 200-level.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • LH 1002

    This presentation will build on the previous presentation and help you evaluate: Did my exam performance reflect my expectations? Do my expectations of my exam performance reflect my knowledge of the material? Does my exam performance reflect my knowledge of the material? How would I know? How can I improve on my study and exam taking strategy?

Wednesday, October 9, 2019