Academic Coaching Program Workshops

Winter 2018

NEW! Make-Up workshops are offered during the week of March 26:

Workshop One Wednesday, March 28, 2-4, DV2098A

Workshop Two Tuesday, March 27, 1-3, DV1143

Workshop Three Wednesday, March 28, 12-2, DV3093

Workshop Four Thursday, March 29, 12-2, DV2094C

Register here. You must register for each workshop three full days in advance.

Please remember that by signing up for a make-up workshop you are committing to attending it unless you get sick or run into an emergency. Workshops attended by less than four students will be cancelled. 

Workshop One: Active Learning and Note-Taking

Description: Reflect on the impact of note taking on your learning experiences during lectures, reading, group work, and doing research. Identity effective note taking strategies and methods applicable to your personal learning styles.  

Tuesday, January 23, 1-3 PM Cancelled

Wednesday, January 24, 12-2 PM

Wednesday, January 31, 2-4 PM

Thursday, February 1, 12-2 PM

Workshop Two: Time Management and Reducing Procrastination

Description: Critically evaluate your study and work style preferences and the degree of procrastination.  Explore important principles of efficient self-organization in university environment as well as available tools to help you manage your time and identify strategies that work best for you.

Tuesday, February 6, 1-3 PM, DV3129

Wednesday, February 7, 12-2 PM, DV3093

NEW TIME! Tuesday, February 13, 3-5 PM, DH3050

Wednesday, February 14, 2-4 PM, DV2094A Cancelled

Thursday, February 15, 12-2 PM, DV2094C

Workshop Three: Finding Purpose and Motivation

Description: Work with your peers to identify important factors to consider when choosing programs of study and career pathways. Develop a responsible and open-minded approach to planning your studies and future career to boost your motivation and confidence.

Tuesday, February 27, 1-3 PM, DV1143

Wednesday, February 28, 12-2 PM, DV3093

Tuesday, March 6, 3-5 PM DH2085 

Wednesday, March 7, 2-4 PM, DV2094A

Thursday, March 8, 12-2 PM, DV2094C

Register here. You must register for each workshop three full days in advance. Workshops will be cancelled if less than 4 students register or show up. 

Workshop Four: Focusing and Mindfulness 

Description: Consider what impact feeling overloaded and getting continuously distracted can have on your work and well-being. Explore tools and practices that help students stay focused and remain “at ease” and efficient during busy times.

Wednesday, March 14, 12-2 PM DV3093

Tuesday, March 20, 1-3 PM, DV1143 (NEW DATE)

Tuesday, March 20, 3-5 PM DH3075

Wednesday, March 21, 2-4 PM DV2094A Cancelled 

Thursday, March 22, 12-2 PM DV2094A

Register here. You must register for each workshop three full days in advance. Workshops will be cancelled if less than 4 students register or show up.