Fall 2015 Academic Success & Strategies Workshops
Academic and Personal Development workshops are available for all CSUSM students. Workshops are developed and presented in collaboration with other campus departments/programs, such as Proficiency Services, Writing Center, Math Lab, and Undergraduate Advising Services. We look forward to your participation at our workshops!
Learn helpful strategies to avoid/resolve being placed on Academic Probation. Policies, procedures, common barriers will be discussed, as well as strategies and resources to assist in getting you back on the road to success.
THE JOURNEY TOWARDS ACADEMIC SUCCESS: FIRST-YEAR STUDENT TRANSITION TO CSUSM
High schools and universities are like comparing apples to oranges. You’ve started a brand new journey with the goal of earning a University degree. Come learn what students wish they knew when they first started their journey at CSUSM to ensure academic success. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn tips, policies, procedures and resources that can help make your college years successful. Presenters will share the common factors that promote and hinder student success. Topics covered will be different from orientation, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the journey ahead!
CONTINUING THE JOURNEY TOWARDS ACADEMIC SUCCESS: TRANSFER STUDENT TO CSUSM GRADUATE
You’ve chosen to continue your academic journey at CSUSM with the goal of earning a University degree. Come learn what tips, policies, procedures, and resources transfer students wish they knew when they first transferred to CSUSM. Presenters will share the common factors that promote and hinder transfer student success. You’ve attended another college before, but CSUSM has its own culture and procedures, so learn strategies now to avoid bumps in the road later! Topics covered will be different from orientation, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about your continued journey!
Learn the mechanics of reading college material and the strategies to improve your comprehension. Note: Students may attend one or both of the workshops.
Part I: Basic Overview/Organizing Your Reading.
Part II: Reading Comprehension Techniques
BACKSTAGE PASS TO THE SUCCESSFUL STUDENT’S MIND
Come learn the secrets of the learning masters. Find out the keys for successful studying: motivation, metacognition, learning strategies, study tactics, and environmental preferences.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn what to do before, during, and after your exam. Also, you will learn about various resources on campus to help you prepare, gain skills, and get support.
PART I: Creating a Weekly Study Schedule
PART II: Effective Planner Usage
Learn techniques to effectively manage your time to work towards academic and personal success. Don’t delay, start today!! Note: Students may attend one or both of the workshops.