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Learning Strategies Workshop Schedule


Fall 2015


Each workshop lasts an hour, including self-assessment, instruction, and take-home information to help put new techniques to work. Drop in for one or all sessions -- no reservations required. 

 

FUNDAMENTALS

 
TIME MANAGEMENT
Monday Aug 24
4:15 PM
TIME MANAGEMENT
Tuesday Aug 25
5 PM
THE TRANSFER STUDENT PERSPECTIVE: YOUR TRANSITION TO SMU
Wednesday Aug 26
5 PM
THE TRANSFER STUDENT PERSPECTIVE: YOUR TRANSITION TO SMU
Thursday Aug 27
1 PM
THE TRANSFER STUDENT PERSPECTIVE: YOUR TRANSITION TO SMU
Thursday Aug 27
4 PM
HOW COLLEGE IS DIFFERENT FROM HIGH SCHOOL
Monday Aug 31
3:15 PM
ORGANIZATION AND CONCENTRATION
Tuesday Sept 1
4 PM
NOTE-TAKING AND TEXTBOOK READING
Wednesday Sept 2
4:15 PM
NOTE-TAKING AND TEXTBOOK READING
Thursday Sept 3
4 PM
 

TESTS


PREPARING FOR TESTS: ESSAY AND MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS
Tuesday Sept 8
4 PM
PREPARING FOR TESTS: ESSAY AND MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS
Wednesday Sept 9
4:15 PM
REDUCING TEST ANXIETY Thursday Sept 10
4 PM
 

FUNDAMENTALS, continued

 
TIME MANAGEMENT
Monday Sept 21
3:15 PM
NOTE-TAKING AND TEXTBOOK READING
Tuesday Sept 22
4 PM
USE YOUR LEARNING AND MEMORY PREFERENCES
Tuesday Oct 6
5 PM
USE YOUR LEARNING AND MEMORY PREFERENCES
Wednesday Oct 7
5 PM
NOTE-TAKING AND TEXTBOOK READING
Thursday Oct 15
4 PM
 

RESEARCH


RESEARCH AND RESEARCH PAPERS
Tuesday Oct 22
5 PM
RESEARCH AND RESEARCH PAPERS
Wednesday Oct 23
4:15 PM
 

TESTS


PREPARING FOR TESTS: ESSAY AND MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS
Monday Oct 6
4:15 PM
PREPARING FOR TESTS: ESSAY AND MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS
Tuesday Oct 27
4 PM
STRESS MANAGEMENT AND TEST ANXIETY
Wednesday Oct 28
5 PM
STRESS MANAGEMENT AND TEST ANXIETY
Thursday Oct 29
4 PM
 

DAMAGE CONTROL


GPA 101: SMU SURVIVAL SKILLS
Tuesday Nov 13
4 PM
GPA 101: SMU SURVIVAL SKILLS
Wednesday Nov 14
3:15 PM
 

FINISH STRONG

 
PLAN A SUCCESSFUL FINISH: The Last Month
     Attend any ONE of these sessions.
     Bring your calendar and all syllabi.
Monday Nov 9
3:15 PM
Tuesday Nov 10
4 PM
Wednesday Nov 11
4:15 PM 
Monday Nov 16
4:15 PM
Tuesday Nov 17
5 PM 
Wednesday Nov 18
3:15 PM
PREPARE FOR FINALS: The Last Week
     Attend any ONE of these sessions.
     Bring your calendar and all syllabi.
Monday Nov 30
3:15 PM
Tuesday Dec 1
4 PM
Wednesday Dec 2
5 PM

 

 

LOCATION: 202 Loyd Center 



THANKSGIVING BREAK IS NOVEMBER 25 THROUGH NOVEMBER 29.

THE LAST CLASS DAY IS MONDAY, DECEMBER 7.

READING DAYS ARE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8 AND WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9.

FINAL EXAMS ARE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10 THROUGH WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16.

 

 

Schedule an appointment with learning specialists Pamela McNulty or Becca Umobong to go over any study skills individually by going to https://roomres.smu.edu and selecting Altshuler Learning Enhancement Center.