Learning Skills Workshops

Success Series

The Success Series is a series of workshops to help learn the skills needed for university success. Topics are repeated to accommodate various schedules. Come learn how to learn!  Free workshops – All students welcome!

All workshops in A.E. McKenzie Building, room 005 (downstairs)

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Making a Study Plan

Create a weekly study schedule and master calendar for the semester and discuss minimizing procrastination. Bring course outlines and a planner/organizer if you use one.

Tuesday, September 17th             12:40-1:30 (free slot)
Thursday, September 19th           1:40-2:30 (slot 14)
Wednesday, September 25th      9:30-10:20 (slot 2)

Taking Lecture Notes

Active listening and being able to judge what is important is a skill needed in most careers. Practice taking notes in a lecture with & without PowerPoint slides or handouts.

Tuesday, September 24th             12:40-1:30 (free slot)
Thursday, September 26th           1:40-2:30 (slot 14)
Wednesday, October 2nd             9:30-10:20 (slot 2)

Reading Textbooks

Reading for university courses is different from reading for pleasure! In this workshop learn effective study skills to reduce the need to read the page over (and over) again.

Tuesday, October 1st                     12:40-1:30 (free slot)
Thursday, October 3rd                   1:40-2:30 (slot 14)
Wednesday, October 9th             9:30-10:20 (slot 2)

Writing Multiple-Choice Tests

This session will use practice multiple-choice questions to review specific strategies while studying for and taking tests to help improve performance.

Tuesday, October 8th                    12:40-1:30 (free slot)
Thursday, October 10th                1:40-2:30 (slot 14)
Wednesday, October 16th            9:30-10:20 (slot 2)

Improving Memory

Apply memory techniques to develop a flexible system that fits your courses to help you remember all you are learning this term.

Tuesday, October 15th                  12:40-1:30 (free slot)
Thursday, October 17th                1:40-2:30 (slot 14)
Wednesday, October 23rd            9:30-10:20 (slot 2)

Register for a Learning Skills Workshop

To make appointments call 204-727-9737, or drop by the Academic Skills Centre reception in McK 102.