Workshops and Presentations
Want to sharpen your group’s time management skills? Looking for ways to prepare for that upcoming exam? Is your living group in need of a quick overview of note taking? Academic Coaches are here and ready to deliver workshops on a variety college success strategies designed to help students achieve academic success. All of our presentations are filled with readily usable and customizable skills that can quickly be incorporated into existing academic habits. From a 5-minute introduction to Academic Coaching at the University of Idaho, to a 60-minute interactive workshop on a combination of college success strategies, these presentations are designed to provide students with a variety of tools for immediate use.
To begin to the process for a workshop, fill out a workshop request form. If you have any questions, please contact the academic coaching team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-885-1021. Presentations can be given in person or over Zoom. We look forward to working with you.
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.
From developing a schedule system that works for you to breaking down large tasks into smaller steps, this presentation will give specific strategies that can be incorporated into anyone’s time management style. Academic Coaches will provide several different tools and techniques that students can readily use.
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.
Developing an effective note taking strategy is key to academic success. In this workshop, Academic Coaches will provide an overview of note taking strategies that students can make specific for the courses they are enrolled in. Academic Coaches will discuss how students can transform their notes to become a powerful study tool.
Critical Reading increases comprehension of course subjects. In this workshop, Academic Coaches will incorporate time management techniques that will help students complete class readings. A variety of strategies will be discussed that will provide students an interactive system for critically reading efficiently and effectively.
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.