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Learning Strategies Workshop Schedule


Fall 2014


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 & TRANSFER STUDENTS

 
TIME MANAGEMENT  Monday Aug 25 4:15 PM
TIME MANAGEMENT  Tuesday Aug 26 4:15 PM
THE BIG SQUEEZE: SUCCEEDING IN
    COLLEGE WHILE RAISING A FAMILY
Wednesday Aug 27 12:30 PM
  5 PM
WELCOME LUNCHEON FOR MILITARY
    VETERAN STUDENTS
Thursday Aug 28 NOON
   
THE TRANSFER STUDENT PERSPECTIVE:
    YOUR TRANSITION TO SMU
Thursday Aug 28 1 PM
  5 PM
WELCOME SNACK BREAK FOR MILITARY
    VETERAN STUDENTS
Thursday Aug 28 4:15 PM
   
ORGANIZATION Tuesday Sept 2 4:15 PM
TEXTBOOK STUDY READING Wednesday Sept 3 5 PM
TAKING & USING NOTES Thursday Sept 4 5 PM
 

TESTS


PREPARING FOR TESTS Monday Sept 8 5 PM
ESSAY EXAMS
Tuesday Sept 9 5 PM
MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS
Wednesday Sept 10 4:15 PM
REDUCING TEST ANXIETY Thursday Sept 11 5 PM
 

FUNDAMENTALS continued

 
TIME MANAGEMENT Tuesday Sept 16 4:15 PM
TIME MANAGEMENT Monday Sept 22 5 PM
TAKING & USING NOTES Thursday Sept 25 4:15 PM
CONCENTRATION Monday Sept 29 4:15 PM
USING YOUR LEARNING & MEMORY PREFERENCES Wednesday Oct 8 5 PM
TEXTBOOK STUDY READING Thursday Oct 16 5 PM
 

DAMAGE CONTROL


GPA 101 : SMU SURVIVAL SKILLS Wednesday Oct 22 5 PM
 

TESTS


PREPARING FOR TESTS Monday Oct 27 4:15 PM
ESSAY EXAMS
Tuesday Oct 28 5 PM
MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS
Wednesday Oct 29 4:15 PM
REDUCING TEST ANXIETY Thursday Oct 30 5 PM
 

FINISH STRONG

 
PLAN A SUCCESSFUL FINISH: The Last Month
     Attend any ONE of these sessions.
     Bring your calendar and all syllabi.
Monday Nov 10 3 PM 
  7 PM
Tuesday Nov 11 2 PM 
  6 PM
Wednesday Nov 12 4 PM 
   6 PM
 
PREPARE FOR FINALS: The Last Week
     Attend any ONE of these sessions.
     Bring your calendar and all syllabi.
Monday Dec 1 5 PM 
  7 PM
Tuesday Dec 2 5 PM 
  6 PM
Wednesday Dec 3 3 PM 
  4 PM
 


LOCATION: 202 Loyd Center

 

THANKSGIVING BREAK IS NOVEMBER 26 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30.

THE LAST CLASS DAY IS MONDAY, DECEMBER 8.

READING DAYS ARE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9 AND WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10.

FINAL EXAMS ARE THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11 THROUGH WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17.