ESP Workshops for All U of M Students

All ESP Workshops will be held in Brister Hall. Each Workshop focuses on a specific academic issue which can help participants get better in areas such as studying, reading, writing, memory, test-preparation, test-taking, and more. For more information about our workshops, call 901.678.2704 or 901.678.5226. You could also reach us via email.

Spring 2018 Schedule

Building Your Academic Skills
Tips & Techniques for getting better grades!
Presenter: Dr. Ed Yancey
Open to all enrolled UofM students

Location: John Brister Hall 202
Days and Times: Mondays and Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m./Tuesdays and Thursdays 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

January 29 - February 1:  Techniques for Learning Faster - Learn ways to connect lecture notes with readings while maximizing your study time

February  5 - February 8:  Creative Ways to Enjoy Class - Learn tips on how to stay focused, get more out of lectures, and fully participate during class

February 12 - February 15: Tips for Using Class Notes- Learn ways to use your class notes to learn concepts from lecture

February 19 - February 22:  Practical Critical Thinking Skills- Become aware of your thinking and learn techniques for critical thinking

February 26 - March 1:  Tips for Highlighting Books- Learn to pick out the important elements of the assignment and how you can talk back to the author

March 12 - March 15:  Techniques for Reading Faster- Learn ways for improving comprehension when you have limited reading time

March 19 - March 22:  Techniques for Learning Faster- Learn ways to connect lecture notes with readings while maximizing your study time

March 26 - March 29:  Tips for Taking Exams- Learn how to read the questions and make the best decisions to get the intended answer

April 2 - April 5:  Tips and Tools for Exam Preparation- Learn how to prepare for upcoming exams using techniques and tips provided

April 9 - April 12:  Techniques to Improve Test Taking- Learn more test taking strategies, including ways to earn better scores and improve your grades/gpa

For electronic copy of schedule, email Dr. Yancey