Academic Success Workshops
The Academic Success Workshops are a series of student support events offered each semester that center on addressing matters that impact success. We typically will introduce study strategies, innovative software, campus resources, and best practices to empower students through positive, interactive and collaborative lessons on success building. Workshops are open to all Fresno State students and pre-registration is not necessary. Please bring your student ID so we can record your attendance. Workshops are on a first come, first serve basis (as room capacity permits). See the Fall 2017 Academic Success Workshop calendar(below):
Types of Academic Success Workshops
Set, Follow, Achieve: S.M.A.R.T. Goal-Setting
This workshop will introduce the concept of S.M.A.R.T goals and teach how to set, progress towards, and achieve goals through engaging activity and group discussion.
Motivation, Success, and You
This workshop features stories of triumph and resilience (including that from Fresno State students and staff) and how they were able to use motivation to fuel the journey to success.
Note Taking and Textbook Navigation
For students that struggle noting information, this workshop will help identify what is important enough to note, techniques for noting, and best practices for how to utilize the various sections and features of your textbook in your studies.
Research Scavenger Game
Learn about the different services and tools available through the Henry Madden Library in this interactive, game-themed workshop!
Time Management (Online workshop also available - see details below)
Students will be introduced to methods for improved time management and will create a balanced schedule, explore the roots of procrastination, and helpful software applications.
Choosing a Major
Check out this workshop which introduces campus resources, career assessments, and other steps of major exploration that can help identify the ideal major and career path that best aligns with your career interests/talent.
Students will learn how to identify credible sources of scholarly research from non-credible sources in this hands-on workshop.
Memory and Concentration
This workshop is catered to improving memory, information processing, as well as identifying one's peak time of focus leading to stronger recall and study efficiency.
Stress Management for Academic Success
Come participate in this workshop that features live demonstration of various techniques that empower you to have more control over stress levels during the semester.
Steps to Academic Success (Online workshop also available - see details below)
In this workshop, we address the intangibles to academic success such as classroom etiquette, interacting with professors, using campus resources, and methods to overcome procrastination.
College Success Habits
This workshop will introduce habits that have helped students minimize the impact of common challenges faced during the college experience to maximize success.
Last Minute Research Paper Help
This workshop is ideal for students that have a research paper or writing deadline approaching as this workshop will introduce resources for how to find scholarly articles and teach how to cite them correctly.
Effectively Managing a College Budget
This workshop will introduce some valuable methods and best practices for how students can better manage their college budget.
Exam Game Plan
This workshop will help students develop an effective approach to study and preparation for success on the various types of exams and tasks presented during midterms and finals.
Methods for Improved Reading Comprehension
Interested in discovering how you can increase your ability to recall what you just read? Has the amount of assigned reading or your interest in reading (especially for specific subjects) affected your comprehension? This workshop will introduce methods that will challenge how you approach and process various types of reading to maximize your overall comprehension of the material.
Back on Track
Students will become aware of academic policies, changes to the probation and disqualification process while also learning what it takes to be successful at Fresno State!
Online Academic Success Workshop Information
Step 1: Click Online Time Management Workshop and watch video
Step 2: Complete Log-in/Qualtrics survey here including full name and Fresno State student ID number to earn workshop attendance credit.
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