The Center for Learning and Advancement (CLA) has announced it’s 2010 Fall Student Success Webinar Series. All webinars are scheduled from 3 to 3:30 p.m. (MST). Links to the webinars are available at http://my.gcu.edu/centerforlearning. The September dates and presentations are as follows.
Test Taking Strategies 1 – Tuesday, September 14
Describes how to anticipate what will be on the test.
Describes how to interact in and out of class to ensure test success.
Identifies specific study techniques to improve memory and retention when studying for an exam.
Test Taking Strategies 2 – Wednesday, September 15
Outlines steps to take the night before an exam.
Highlights ways to reduce and overcome test anxiety the day of the test.
Provides tips for successful test taking in both traditional and online classroom environments.
Taking the Test
Test Taking Strategies 3 – Thursday, September 16
Highlights specific test-taking tips and includes strategies for true/false, multiple choice, short answer, essay, open book, oral and math exams.
Specific Test-Taking Tips
Time Management 1 – Tuesday, September 21
Teaches students how a solid personal goal setting system is the key to effective time management and life planning.
Students will learn to identify causes for procrastination in order to eliminate the problem.
Time Management- Personal Goal Setting
Time Management 2 – Wednesday, September 22
Teaches students simple but powerful techniques to convert goals into effective action plans.
Learning to prioritize wisely will help students to manage their time and optimize the efforts of achieving their goals.
Time Management – Organization Skills and Techniques
Time Management 3 – Thursday, September 23
Emphasizes the notion that good decision-making skills are the foundation for life.
Demonstrates the necessity of maintaining control when situations, people, and events make excessive demands.
Provides strategies for time management, making effective decisions, and overall management of stress.
Time Management – Decision Making & Stress Management
Reading Strategies 1 – Tuesday, September 28
Reveals how students can minimize the time they spend on reading university content while focusing on fluency, pre and post reading strategies, and how to gain a true understanding using the least amount of time.
Improve Reading Rate
Reading Strategies 2 – Wednesday, September 29
Explains how students can read and understand difficult material with high volumes of advanced vocabulary using various texts in the university setting.
Improve Reading Comprehension
Reading Strategies 3 – Thursday, September 30
Focuses on specific tools and techniques such as SQ4R and KWL to help students understand the material being assigned.
Reading Comprehension Strategies
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