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TILT's Academic Success Workshops provide opportunities to learn and or sharpen specific skills needed for academic, professional, and personal success.
NOTE: These 50-minute workshops are interactive, involving various exercises and lots of discussion. Please come prepared to write, share, and engage with your peers.
NOTE: TILT Workshops are FREE to all students. Pre-registration not required.
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Fall Workshop Schedule
TILT — Room 221
Mondays | 4:30-5:30 pm and Thursdays | 6-7 pm
College BasicsMonday, Aug 27 | Thursday, Aug 30
Join as we discuss an overview of different academic skills and strategies to make your semester successful. We will cover topics of note taking, reading, classroom relationships and setting semester goals.
Apps for SchoolMonday, Sept 3 | Thursday, Sept 6
Explore school apps used by many students to help them achieve academic goals. During the workshop, you will learn about digital apps ranging from note taking, study skills, time management, productivity and more.
Secrets of a Successful StudentMonday, Sept 10 | Thursday, Sept 13
Students often do the same thing when they sit down to "study": read over and over again, with maybe some highlighting thrown in. Come to learn specific ACTIVE LEARNING strategies that are most effective for learning and retaining material.
Speed ReadingMonday, Sept 17 | Thursday, Sept 20
Get more out of your reading assignments. Learn reading retention techniques you can do before, during and after reading assignments. Save time by learning to be a strategic reader.
Mid-Term StrategiesMonday, Sept 24 | Thursday, Sept 27
The energy is high, so is the stress of mid-terms. To help you put the week in perspective, we have developed preparation tips and test-taking strategies that will help you ace your next big exam.
Academic IntegrityMonday, Oct 1 | Thursday, Oct 4
What does it mean to have integrity when notes, lab reports, and exams are accessible online? We will discuss lessons from past cases and share practical skills to use without taking shortcuts to higher grades.
Sponsored by TILT's Academic Integrity Program.
Academic RecoveryMonday, Oct 8 | Thursday, Oct 11
Midterms did not go well! Grades are not to your expectation and the stress of school is in high gear. Join us as we discuss effective study strategies you can start implementing IMMEDIATELY and develop new study habits.
Presented by CSU Health Network
Wendesdays | 4:30-5:30 pm
A Full Life: Pathways to Well-Being Wednesday, Aug 29
What makes a good life? Learn about the three research supported pathways to well-being: pleasure, engagement, and meaning. Get tips on how to use these pathways to help you be more resilient and live a more fully balanced life this semester.
Physical Self-Care WorkshopWednesday, Sept 5
Participants are introduced to the importance of practicing good physical self-care habits: eating, exercise, sleeping, etc. Participants are provided with helpful tips and resources and will engage in relevant discussions as well as complete their own self-care assessment. The take away: a self-drafted plan ready to implement in their own lives.
Test AnxietyWednesday, Sept 12
This workshop focuses on how to recognize and overcome test anxiety. Self-assessment and group discussion are designed to help participants identify whether their struggles stem from test-preparation problems or test-anxiety challenges. Throughout the workshop there are opportunities to practice and build new skills.
The Stress Less ProgramWednesday, Sept 19
Participants in this interactive presentation will gain a better understanding of the stress response, the positive and negative effects of stress, and the influence of the mind/body connection to stress management. Discussion and activities will help you better understand the causes of stress, identify its warning signs, and how to use different coping techniques and resources.
Rams Fail ForwardWednesday, Sept 26
Failure has much to teach. If you've experienced it, you're not alone. Most of us are hard wired to avoid the pain of failure. This innate response can reduce our capacity to recover and can negatively impact our health. Learn the steps you can take to help cope, learn, and grow from life's inevitable difficulties.
Boosting Belonging | Sponsored by SLiCE Wednesday, Oct 3
Learn how to increase your confidence when connecting with your peers and how to be more authentic, curious, and open in your interactions with them. Learn how to speak with a smile, use other people's favorite words, and avoid the worst of small talk as well as how to integrate the A-Z Talk, the Engagement Ring Story, the Left Eye and T-Rex concepts into your communication style.
Creative Chill OutWednesday, Oct 10
Being creative can help reduce stress by giving the thinking mind a break. Creating something can be a restorative, mood booster and takes very little time. At this session we will look at ways to introduce creative breaks into the small moments of our everyday lives. No prior skills required.