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Study Smarter Not Harder: Getting the Most of your CSU Experience

Presenter(s):
Dr. Beth Simon
Description:
School – it’s been a central part of your life to date. But have you ever taken a class on “how to learn”? What does the scientific research say about how people learn? Can you use their findings to make for a better learning experience for you?

Beth Simon is the Director of the Center for Teaching Development and tenured faculty in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California, San Diego. Beth's high school didn't offer calculus or any AP courses. In college, she studied computer science -- she'd never written a program, but there were guys in her course had been programming since they were 13. In her first term in college, she wondered -- I'm working so hard and everyone else acts like it's easy? What's the deal? Maybe I'm not supposed to be in this field? What Beth has learned since about the research of how people learn would have been *really* helpful back then. Don't suffer -- get educated. Come find out how to study smarter -- not necessarily harder.

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Dates and Times:
March 5 - February 4, 2013 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:
TILT 221
Learn More:
Heather Landers, 491-1324, heather.landers@colostate.edu