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.