Academic Success Workshop Series: September

The Academic Success Workshop Series is a FREE program offered by Reading and Academic Success Division.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Englert-Copeland, call 502-213-2300 or email jennifer.englertcopeland@kctcs.edu

  • 09/29/2014
    • Note Taking & Study Skills
      • 1:30pm-2:30pm
      • Downtown Campus - John T. Smith Library - 1st Floor
  • 09/30/2014
    • Overcoming Test Anxiety
      • 3:00pm-4:00pm
      • Downtown Campus - John T. Smith Library - 1st Floor

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS:

  • Classroom & Professional Etiquette
    • Where Are My Manners?: Becoming Familiar with Classroom, Professional & Personal Etiquette
    • Common Courtesy and Real Life
    • Be ready to learn and understand teacher expectations and how to make great first impressions that are critical to your success in business and in the classroom.
  • Homework
    • Why Should I Do My Homework?: A Look at What Homework Can Do for Your Success
    • “Is homework really that important?”
    • Is there too much to do?
    • You have no clue how to do it?!
    • Why is it even important to have homework in college?
    • Learn to study effectively before your grade takes a nose dive.
  • Note Taking and Study Skills
    • “Does your instructor talk too fast or is your hand cramping from writing too much?”
    • Discover the secrets to successful note-taking.
    • Come learn how to become a more effective and engaged note-taker and increase your overall study skills.
  • Overcoming Test Anxiety
    • Developing Test Taking Strategies and Dealing with Test Anxiety
    • “When test is a four-letter word!”
    • Discover some test taking strategies that will help to calm your nerves and focus on the exam.
    • In this workshop we’ll look at the different types of exams and some helpful ways to relieve test anxiety.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
    • “Are you making the right choices?”
    • Learn how to think clearly and rationally. Learn how to solve problems using a step-by-step process and understand how to use your mind instead of your heart when making decisions.
  • Stress & Time Management
    • De-Stress Using Good Time Management Skills
    • “Are you feeling overwhelmed?” OR “Where did the time go?!”
    • Learn ways to combat the stressors in your life by becoming a more efficient and effective Time Manager.
    • You will be surprised how much stress you can relieve by being organized and aware of where the time goes.
  • Decreasing Math Anxiety
    • “Does Math class raise your blood pressure to new heights?”
    • Learn strategies to reduce your Math Anxiety and become a better Math student.
    • You too can conquer Algebra!!
  • Don’t Just Survive—Thrive!
    • “How can you do more than just survive college?”
    • Do you want to make the most of your time at Jefferson?
    • Have you wondered how you can use your strengths to do well?
    • You will be surprised at how you can use what you are naturally good at to succeed in college.