Student Success Workshops


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Student Success Workshops are offered by the Division of Academic Enhancement (DAE) to provide a comfortable environment where students can feel free to ask questions and engage with faculty, academic coaches, mentors, and peers.

Thanks to the UGA Parents Leadership Council, the Division of Academic Enhancement will be providing lunch for students who attend and pre-register for our workshops this spring. 

 

Spring 2020

Upcoming Workshops 

 

Global Education Information Session

Attend this session to learn how to strengthen your applications for Study Abroad and scholarships. The Office of Global Engagement at UGA offers academic opportunities in over 60 countries, as well as domestically. Attend this session to learn more.

Managing Time, Priorities, and Procrastination

Attend this workshop and begin practicing time-management strategies proven to help organize, manage, and prioritize your academic responsibilities while maintaining adequate margin for the many opportunities to enjoy college life at UGA. 

Small Group Conflict Skills

In this interactive workshop, students will learn about effective communication in group project settings. Students will also practice strategies to help them cope with communication breakdown and conflict when working with group project members. 

  • Wednesday, February 17th, 12:15-1:15 PM, Miller Learning Center Room #367 

Become a Better Note-taker 

Attend this workshop and learn to make a conscious effort to listen, pay attention, and actively organize information from lectures and readings to solidify your understanding and master the course content.

Strategies for Success in Science

In this workshop, you will learn metacognitive strategies and techniques to gain confidence, ensure you're able to explain / master the content, anticipate questions, and prepare for tests and exams. 

Presentation Aids

In this workshop, students will learn how to effectively use presentation aids (i.e., Powerpoint, visual aids, interactive activities) when delivering a successful speech or group presentation. 

  • Tuesday, March 17th, 12:15-1:15 PM, Journalism Building  Room #515

Ace Your Tests and Final Exams 

Attend this test preparation workshop to learn ways to: 1) better predict and prepare for difficult test questions, 2) practice problems under test-like conditions, and 3) get in sync with your professors.

  • Monday, March 23rd, 1:25-2:15 PM, Miller Learning Center Room #367

Read Between the Lines: Effective Reading and Text Comprehension Strategies

This workshop will help you learn and practice college-level reading and learning strategies to better connect with the content and professor, maintain your focus, and manage the heavy reading load required for success in college.

  • Friday, March 27th, 12:20-1:15 PM, Miller Learning Center #367

Keep Hope Alive, Financial Aid Information Session

Attend this information session to ask questions and learn more about various types of student financial aid available, what is required to maintain the HOPE scholarship, and how to find your HOPE GPA. 

  • Wednesday, April 8th, 1:25- 2:15 PM, Miller Learning Center Room #367

Academic Honesty at UGA

Students will learn from UGA’s Office of Academic Honesty about policies and strategies to avoid problems using technologies like Quizlet, CourseHero, Chegg, and GroupMe.

  • Tuesday, April 14th, 11:15 AM-12:15 PM, Park Hall Room #259

Nonverbal Communication in Public Speaking Events

Abstract / Description coming soon! 

  • Monday, April 20th, 11:15-12:15 PM, Journalism Building Room #515 

 

 

Additional Student Success Workshops, available by request (Spring 2020):

Study Skills and Strategies: Essential for Success in College

Students will be introduced to the most efficient and effective study strategies for academic success in college.  Attend this workshop to learn how to truly review for tests and avoid cramming and all-nighters.

 

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For more information about Student Success Workshops, please contact Keith Allen at khallen@uga.edu 

If you would like to request a presentation or workshop for a UGA class, student organization, or special event, we are delighted to help.