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Webinars, Workshops, & Coaching

Academic Coaching


SASS offers one-on-one academic coaching appointments on a variety of topics that can help you be a better student. These appointments can be scheduled online or in person via Microsoft Bookings. We book appointments for 45 minutes at a time. 

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Popular coaching topics include:

  • Time management
  • Note-taking
  • Study skills
  • Public Speaking/Presentation skills
  • Preparing for Finals

Academic Coaching is NOT tutoring. For content-specific questions/homework assistance, please consider taking advantage of our free Tutoring Program. For more information, please contact us at sass@unf.edu.

Webinars & Workshops


Success Advocacy webinars and 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 webinar or workshop is designed to give you something to walk away with- a study plan, a self-diagnosis, a learning assessment, and more. All sessions are led by trained students who have shown the ability to preserve and be successful at UNF.

  • To join a virtual webinar, please open the zoom link in the spreadsheet below. 
  • Faculty and staff can reach out to studentsuccess@unf.edu to request a tailored, longer in-person or virtual workshop, designed to meet specific needs and preferences

Also, coming soon from the coaches are short-form videos on all our webinar/workshop topics. These bite-sized videos will walk you through some quick tips and advice. Look out for announcement in the Osprey Update when those become available!

 

All sessions run approx. 55 minutes and are free to current UNF students. An accessible link is available.

Webinar Topics

 

How to Speak Syllabus - Strategies to start the semester strong

What is a syllabus, and why are they so important? Are you getting the most out of your first week in class? This webinar focuses on the key elements in every syllabus and provides helpful tips on how to use them. Syllabi don't have to be intimidating if you know how to read them. Join us for a walk-through and ask questions about starting the term on the right foot.

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 Strategies - 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.

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!

Mindfulness

The mindfulness webinar is a longer virtual educational session that focuses on teaching attendees about the concepts and practices of mindfulness. The webinar aims to help participants develop their ability to be present in the moment and bounce back from challenges and adversity. The session typically includes practical techniques to cultivate mindfulness and resilience. By the end of the webinar, attendees should have a better understanding of these concepts and be equipped with tools to enhance their educational well-being.