Seminar Series on Academic Success

Do you need help being more academically successful?? Do you want some tips on how to better succeed??

Come to the Seminar Series on Academic Success!

UNE Athletics and the Champs Lifeskills program are proud to partner with Student Support Services to offer this program. This program is open to all UNE students and is free of charge. While it is recommended that students participate in the complete series, it is not a requirement. No pre-registration is required, seats will be offered on a first-come, first served basis. The complete series will offer 5 topics and each topic will be offered at two separate times.

LEARNING STYLES AND LEARNING STRATEGIES
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator will be discussed to determine the participants’ personal learning style. Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each learning style and developing a personalized study plan will be covered.
Session I: February 13th, 2012 5-6pm Decary 202
or
Session 2: February 14th, 2012 Noon-1pm Decary 202A

CRITICAL THINKING, REASONING, AND READING STRATEGIES
Critical reading is a technique for discovering information and ideas within a text. Critical thinking is a technique for evaluating those information and ideas. Strategies and methods will be covered.
Session I: February 20th, 2012 5-6pm Decary 202
or
Session 2: February 21st, 2012 Noon-1pm Decary Cafe 1

TIME MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
Managing your time, setting priorities, and “sticking to a plan” are essential elements for academic success. Tips and strategies will be covered.
Session I: February 27th, 2012 5-6pm Decary 202
or
Session 2: February 28th, 2012 Noon-1pm Decary Cafe 2

NOTE TAKING STRATEGIES

Taking notes in class is the first step in preparing for exams. Edited class notesare a valuable study tool, and tips for taking and editing your notes in order tohelp you memorize important information for exams will be covered.

Session I: March 5th, 2012 5-6pm Decary 202

or
Session 2: March 6th, 2012 Noon-1pm Decary Cafe 1

TEST TAKING STRATEGIES
Tips and strategies for successful test taking will be covered.
Session I: March 12th, 2012 5-6pm Decary 202
or
Session 2: March 13th, 2012 Noon-1pm Decary Cafe 1

Question/Comments: Heather Davis, SAAC Advisor 207-602-2326, hdavis@une.edu

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