Academic Success Workshops

Partnering with Faculty

Help your students achieve success through targeted workshops offered by the Academic Success Center. Topics covered include study skills, metacognition, motivation, goal setting, and time management. See the list below for the specific workshops we offer.

The Academic Success Center has worked with departments such as Nursing, Education, and Biology, and we look forward to collaborating with your department as well!

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Workshop Series

February 15 | Club Sports | Lahaye Ice Arena Conference Room

  • "Overcoming Procrastination/Bossing your Calendar" - Denise Green

March TBA | Psychology Department | Event Location -TBA

  • "How to Thrive Not Just Survive Academically" - Dr. Roger Mackey

April 5 | School of Government | DH 1286

  • "Your Shirt's on Backwards-Metacognition" - Dan Berkenkemper

Available Workshops

Your Shirt's on Backwards: Metacognition and the Dunning-Kruger Effect in the Classroom

Topic: Reading/Critical Thinking/Study Skills

Summary: This presentation will examine the Dunning-Kruger Effect and explain the important implications strong metacognition in the classroom and effective study strategies to increase student metacognition.

How to Thrive Not Just Survive Academically

Topic: Motivation/Study Skills/Academic Success

Summary: This presentation will offer motivation, study tips and life lessons to help students be more successful in academics and in life. The objective is to help them THRIVE, not just SURVIVE!

Overcoming Procrastination/Bossing your Calendar

Topic:  Procrastination and Time Management

Summary:  This presentation addresses one of the worst enemies of college students- procrastination! We will help students explore their own study habits and give them tips to help them overcome bad habits, develop new habits and begin to “boss” their own calendars!

Name It and Claim It

Topic: Goal Setting/Motivation

Summary: It is quite evident that students who are intrinsically motivated and have clearly determined goals have a greater chance of being successful in their academic pursuits. This presentation will allow students the opportunity to refine their goals while offering suggestions and tips for increasing the motivation to finish their degree.

Taming Test Taking Errors

Topic: Mindset/Time Commitments/Test Taking

Summary: This presentation will offer tips on how to handle test anxiety, preparation, and strategies during testing, and reflection after the fact. The goal is for the student to be more systematic when tackling tests.