Metacognition workshops in February

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On February 2, 2015

There will be a series of workshops on the topic of metacognition and how it relates to learning geared at various student groups on Feb. 11 and 12. Dr. Saundra McGuire, professor of chemistry and director emerita of the Center for Academic Success at Louisiana State University, will present at the following workshops:

“Meeting the Challenges of Providing Effective Tutoring and Study Group Sessions,” 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. This presentation will focus on helping peer mentors and tutors with strategies that will make tutoring sessions and study groups more effective.

“Metacognition: The Key to Acing Courses!” 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, Room 199 Toomey Hall. This workshop will introduce undergraduate students to cognitive learning strategies that will help them learn content more deeply and improve their academic success. All undergraduate students are welcome.

“Strategies for Accelerated Success,” 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Missouri-Ozark Room of the Havener Center. This workshop is designed for graduate students to help them with strategies and time management tools to “step up their game” in coursework, exams, teaching and research. This workshop will provide a light lunch, so an RSVP is necessary to to reserve a spot.

These workshops are sponsored by undergraduate studies office, graduate studies office and student success programs.

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