Workshops and Presentations
Our Academic Coaches are available to deliver presentations on a variety of topics to assist students in academic success.
Are you curious to discover ways to improve your academic performance? A helpful starting point can be to learn more about ourselves, how our values, interests, learning preferences, and mental aptitudes influence our educational choices. In this workshop, students will learn how to identify their strengths and challenges in order to build a foundation for academic success.
Do you often feel like there is not enough time in the day or that you have difficulty organizing your schedule? Learning how to prioritize, manage interruptions, and avoid procrastination are essential skills for effective time management. This workshop presents students with the practical information necessary to gain control over their daily lives.
Have you ever wondered why, after hours of reviewing notes and materials, you still cannot remember what you need to know? This workshop will provide tips for creating an ideal learning environment, becoming a more effective note taker, and utilizing strategies that increase memory performance.
Kinesthetic, aural, read-write, or visual? Introvert or extrovert? Sensing or intuitive? What does it all mean, and why does it matter? Come to this workshop to learn how people learn, and discover the strategies that work best for you.
Reading an academic document can be challenging. Students often report difficulties summarizing the argument, maintaining concentration, and retaining the information they have read. This workshop will show students how to become active readers in order to increase their comprehension and improve their evaluation of academic texts.
Taking tests is one of the activities that students dread most. Through thoughtful preparation, however, it is possible to approach them with confidence. Come to this workshop to learn how to prepare for tests, manage anxiety, and respond to objective questions and essays, and discover post-test tips that will improve future performance.
Sometimes we are so concerned with the demands of daily life that we lose sight of both short- and long-term goals. In this workshop, students will learn how to implement the SMART approach to goal setting in order to have a more satisfying academic experience that prepares them for future success.
Students who become engaged in university life report a higher degree of satisfaction with their college experience. How can you become involved in and contribute to campus activities? In this workshop, students will become familiar with the University of Idaho’s academic resources and opportunities.