Study Skills Presentation Descriptions

University Tutorial Center
Study Skills Presentation Descriptions

 

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INTRODUCTION TO TIME MANAGEMENT

DESCRIPTION:
Attending college is a busy and hectic time for many students that can create problems. Some of these problems include feelings of not having enough time and being overwhelmed, procrastinating, and feelings of anxiety. This presentation will offer suggestions for coping with these problems. Handouts will be provided.

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INTRODUCTION TO NOTE-TAKING

DESCRIPTION:
Taking notes from lectures presents many challenges for college students. Some of the challenges students may face include not having an organized system for taking notes, not being able to keep up with the instructor, not knowing what to write down, and not having an effective and efficient means to study the lecture notes. This presentation will offer some suggestions for meeting these challenges. Handouts will be provided

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INTRODUCTION TO TEST-TAKING

DESCRIPTION:
Preparing for and taking tests is an anxiety producing experience for many college students that may result in lower than expected grades. Bening an effective test-taker involves more than just knowing the subject matter; being an effective test-taker involves knowing and applying test-taking skills. This presentation will offer some suggestions for reducing this anxiety through learning effective test-taking skills. Handouts will be provided

The presentations are FREE and open to all Cal State L.A. students.

We would appreciate your cooperation in signing-up prior to the presentations in-person or by telephone at the University Tutorial Center
located in the John F. Kennedy Library, Palmer Wing, Room 1039, (323) 343-3971

PRESENTATION POLICIES

  1. Seating will begin 15 minutes prior to presentation starting time
  2. Please have your name checked off or sign in when you first arrive
  3. If student attendance exceeds seating capacity, students who have signed up prior to the presentations and are already on the attendance sheet will be given priority unless they are late
  4. NO verification of attendance will be given or signed for anyone arriving 15 minutes after the scheduled starting time or leaving before the presentation ends.
  5. No food is allowed in the presentations
  6. Please turn off yoru cell phones and pagers or set to vibrate mode during the presentation.
  7. The presentations will be cancelled after 15 minutes if no one attends