Academic Skills Workshops
SASS workshops are designed to help students build and develop critical academic skills. If you have ever wanted to sharpen your study skills, or make a better plan to manage your time, these short 55-minute programs would be a good investment! Each workshop is designed to give you something to walk away with- a study plan, a self-diagnosis, a learning style assessment, and more. All sessions are led by trained students who, although they have been successful, are always looking for ways to improve their own skills.
All sessions run aprox. 55 minutes, are held in the SASS Suite, 2200 Founders Hall, and are free to current UNF students.
Current topics include:
Making Time to be Successful at UNF - Developing time management and study habits
Do you sometimes feel like your schedule controls you? Are you exhausted just by thinking about your to-do list? Does your new class load seem unmanageable? This workshop is all about getting control of your obligations, formulating a plan, and maintaining your goals. Walk out of this session with your priorities and schedule aligned with easy-to-use templates.
Note Taking - A guide to building successful habits
Taking "good" notes can be a constant struggle when faced with different lecture styles, information overload, or a subject you just are not passionate about. In this workshop, learn about what to do before, during, and after taking notes so that you save time and energy when reviewing for exams. You will be able to leave this session with new strategies to streamline your note taking process and build better habits.
Email Etiquette - Professional communication in daily life
Sometimes finding the right phrasing for that email to your professor can be a challenge. That's why this workshop is all about learning to effectively communicate with your instructors. Learn what pitfalls to avoid, and what to do before, during, and after writing your email. You will be able to leave this session with knowledge, and practice, on how to communicate more professionally.
Rebounding from Midterms - Strategies to ace your next exam
Have midterms left you drained? Didn’t get the grade you wanted? Are you exhausted even thinking about studying for your next test? This workshop is all about bouncing back from midterms and making the most of the rest of the semester. You will learn strategies to help you prepare, as well as tips to help you during your exam. Learn new ways to tackle multiple choice and essay questions and walk out of this session with the confidence to tackle your next exam.
Preparing to Present - Technique with style
Worried about your upcoming presentation? Have trouble getting up in front of a crowd? In this workshop you can learn how to conquer these fears. You will learn how to put together a polished presentation, improve your technique, and deliver any presentation with style. There’s no better way to gain confidence than to be prepared, and workshop a few new ideas!
Facing Finals - Finish out strong
Are you stressed about your upcoming final exams? Not sure where to start when building a study guide for a cumulative test? Test-taking strategies are unique to the type of test, and finals are no different. In this workshop, you will hear about specific strategies based on the various types of exams you might encounter to help you put together study materials and increase your confidence with the material!