Fall 2019 Workshop Series

All students are welcome to attend the workshops. 

If you are attending the workshops to fulfill an academic probation requirement please refer to your letter or academic advisor for instructions. Your sign-in at the end of the workshop will be submitted to your academic advisor as proof of your attendance. 

Please arrive on time to ensure that you have a spot. Latecomers will kindly be turned away and asked to attend a workshop at a different date and time to ensure they do not miss important content. 

If you have any questions please contact Alyssa LaPatriello, Learning Specialist, at alapat@newark.rutgers.edu.

 

Fall 2019 Workshop Schedule and Descriptions 

    

Note Taking 101
Monday, September 23, 2019 from 11:30am-12:50pm
Hill Hall 103

From before class to during class to after class, this workshop provides an overview of note taking strategies. Students who attend this workshop will gain clarity on how to effectively approach note taking with research-backed tips. It is especially useful for students who do not currently have a note taking system.   Register here. 

Make the Grade
Monday, October 7, 2019 from 11:30am-12:50pm
Hill Hall 103

This workshop is geared towards students interested in improving their study skills in order to make the grade. A study skills assessment will be provided and attendees will have an opportunity to score themselves in various categories, including note taking and time management. Following the assessment the presenter will equip attendees with an overview of effective study strategies.   Register here. 

Learning the Basics: Finding Sources 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 10:00am-11:20am
Hill Hall 216

All papers need sources. However, it can be difficult to know which ones to use and how best to utilize them. At this workshop you will learn the following: 1) the various types of resources that can count as credible sources, 2)the difference between scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles, and 3)how to find credible and reliable sources.   Register here. 

Put an End to Procrastination 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 2:30pm-3:50pm
Hill Hall 105

Students hate to procrastinate, but often struggle to overcome this habit. In this workshop you will learn strategies for managing your procrastination and making better use of your time.   Register here. 

 

Workshop Accessibility

RU-N values the diversity of all its members and strives for complete access and inclusion. For any concerns related to barriers based on disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexuality, or any other identity status or to request an accommodation, please contact Alyssa LaPatriello at alapat@newark.rutgers.edu or 973-353-5608.