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Learning Strategy Workshops

Learning Strategy Workshops are designed to assist even the most accomplished students to be more effective in their learning skills and habits and improve academic performance. Workshops are offered each semester and are advertised to students via email.

Students can also be seen individually regarding any of the topics below by contacting:

Chip Studwell, Ed.D., LPC
Director of Academic Support and Disability Services
Bicknell House
Phone: 540-828-5370
FAX: 540-828-5757
cstudwel@bridgewater.edu

Take advantage of these exciting opportunities!

Workshops:

Step up! Take Control of your Work and Time!
Do you procrastinate or get overwhelmed and stressed trying to balance all you have on your plate?
Effective management is key to learning, work production and reduced stress.
Don’t put off doing something about it!

Motivation - Adopting an Attitude for Success
Your motivation - what drives you and your attitude about it - is essential to success in college and other endeavors. Learn about the force that guides you and adopt an attitude for success!

The Keys to Effective Learning
Discover the essentials for all learning; how a phenomena presents the illusion of learning certainty and how to implement a method to “know what you know!"

Utilizing Class Notes Effectively
How you take notes is important; what you do with them is critical!
Discover how to make class and book notes work for you.

Improving Reading Comprehension
Does your mind wander when you read? Do you read a couple of pages and wonder what you read?
Stop wasting time and calling it studying. Develop a strategy for reading and learning!

Improving Memory - Making Connections
Reading something repeatedly gives limited recall for a short period of time.
Learn strategies to make the connections for longer-term memory!

Visual memory - A Cool Tool for Learning!
Learn how to use and strengthen an underutilized method for long-term memory.
Recall information without referring back to something through visualizing!

Regrouping: Managing/Getting Work Done and Preparing For Exams!
Feeling stressed with all that is coming due for your classes?
If you are feeling a little overwhelmed and having a tough time getting started, this workshop is for you!
Take the time to get control over the last weeks of the semester. Right now is the time to prepare for exams!

Chip Studwell, Ed.D., LPC
Director of Academic Support and Disability Services
Bicknell House
Phone: 540-828-5370
FAX: 540-828-5757
cstudwel@bridgewater.edu