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Workshops - Fall 2014

TIME MANAGEMENT – Term

Discover ways to manage the overall semester ahead. Bring along the syllabus from every class you are taking this semester so that you can develop a map of exams, projects, portfolios — all the main events in each class.

Tuesday, September 2                                  09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                                    10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

Wednesday, September 3                              10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

NETWORKING and MAKING CONNECTIONS

Peter Donaldson, TRiO SSS Advising Coordinator, offers guidance on making effective connections in college as a way of developing powerful opportunities that will influence your academic experience and empower you beyond your degree as you move into a professional field.

Tuesday, September 9                                  09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                                    10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

Wednesday, September 10                            10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

BRAIN HEALTH, MEMORY AND EXAM PREPARATION

This lecture looks at cutting edge brain research as it relates to traditional exam preparation.  Learn more effective ways of studying for an upcoming test, using a full throttle of brain power.

Thursday, September 11                              09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207  

                                                                   10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

Monday, September 15                                 10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

 

TIME MANAGEMENT – Weekly and Daily

Strategies are introduced that help you plan more time-wise and effective study sessions that will lead to better comprehension, more effective essay and project completion and better test scores.

Tuesday, September 16                                   09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                                       10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

Wednesday, September 17                               10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

AVOIDING PROCRASTINATION

If this habit bedevils you in your quest to earn good grades and enjoy the academic experience, visit this lecture for discussion into the various reasons people procrastinate; we’ll also introduce proven strategies for avoiding this undermining tendency.

Wednesday, September 24                         10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

Thursday, September 25                             09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                               10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

ACADEMIC PLANNING AT UM

If you feel dismayed or just want better clarity about academic policies on our campus, join this lecture and discussion as you prepare for an upcoming advising appointment and registration for the Spring 2014 semester.

Monday, October 13                                      10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

Tuesday, October 14                                        09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                                   10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

LECTURE NOTE TAKING AND THE CORNELL-Q SYSTEM

Join a discussion about note taking and learn the basics of a system that requires more active involvement in the process, allowing you to develop a study guide as you go and a richer grasp of the material presented in each lecture.

Wednesday, October 15                                   10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

Thursday, October 16                                         09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                                     10:10 -   11:00                     FOR 305

TEXT BOOK READING AND THE CORNELL-Q SYSTEM

Gain insight into the process of reading a college textbook assignment effectively and learn the basics of a system that will help you gain the information you need on the first reading through, while also providing you with a study guide you can use as you review and prepare for exams.

Monday, October 20                                      10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102                           

Tuesday, October 21                                      09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                                   10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

CAREER EXPLORATION through the MCIS Program

As a Trio SSS member, you have the opportunity to use the Montana Career Information System. Join TRiO SSS Director Darlene Samson for a session that introduces the program and the various ways it can enhance your academic experience.

Thursday, September 18                              09:10 – 10:00                      FA 210 computer lab

                                                                10:10 – 11:00                      FA 210 computer lab

Monday, November 10                                 10:10 – 11:00                      GBB 213 computer lab

FINANCIAL LITERACY

Join Holly Wright, Office of Student Success, for a look at better financial management of college funds (including grants, loans, scholarships).  Plan sound money practices now so that loan debt isn’t a dark cloud as you launch a professional career.

Monday, November 3                                   10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

Thursday, November 6                                 09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                                 10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305

TAMING TEST ANXIETY and STRESS

As Finals Week approaches, join this lecture and learn more about managing stress during study, exams, and daily challenges.

Wednesday, November 19                          10:10 – 11:00                      CHMY 102

Thursday, November 20                              09:10 – 10:00                      LA 207

                                                               10:10 – 11:00                      FOR 305