Workshops and Presentations

Classroom Visits and Requested Presentations

Faculty, you can invite an Academic Coach to visit your class and share tips and information with your students. Presentations last 15-30 minutes, depending on the topic. Topics inlcude: 

  • Introduction to the Harvey Knowledge Center
  • Communicating with your Professor
  • Developing a Growth Mindset
  • Effective Notetaking
  • Effective Presentation Skills
  • Exam Preparation
  • Reading to Learn
  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Time Management

Academic Success Workshop Series

The Harvey Knowledge Center partners with the Center for Accessibility Services, McConnell Library, Student Counseling Services, and faculty in the College of Education and Human Development to provide a series of workshops aimed at improving student success. Students can sign up on Starfish or by contacting the HKC.

Algebra Refresher

Join HKC Coaches for a refresher of key algebra concepts that will likly be used in many of your other courses. Recommended for students enrolled in general chemistry and pre-calculus.

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Developing a Growth Mindset

Framing your academic work as a form of growth can help you better plan and strategize, respond to failures, and make decisions that will help you succeed. Join Harvey Knowledge Center staff for an interactive session developing a mindset that help you succeed.

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Note Taking Strategies

Join the Center for Accessibility Services for a session on note taking strategies that you can use in any of your classes. Come ready to take your own notes to get the most out of the session. 

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Online Learning Tips

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Struggle with the motivation to get your homework done? Procrastinate on projects or studying? Join the Center for Accessibility Services for information on procrastination and ways to manage it.

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Reading to Learn

Retaining the information you read for class is crucial to your success on quizzes, exams, and projects. Join Harvey Knowledge Center staff for an interactive session designed to help you optimize your reading strategies. Please bring a syllabus for your class that requires the most reading, and the reading that you have to accomplish this week. You will have the opportunity to practice and apply the strategies from this session.

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Speaking up for yourself, seeking out campus services, and managing your self-care are important components to successful college life. Join the Center for Accessibility Services to learn more about ways you can advocate for yourself and your own success.

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Test Anxiety and Coping Strategies

Does the thought of exams fill you with dread? Do you freeze up or struggle to think clearly when taking a test? Join the Center for Accessibility Services and Student Counseling Services for a session on strategies for coping with anxiety.

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Test Taking Strategies

Getting ready for exams? Did you know that how you answer questions on an exam can impact your success? Join the Harvey Knowledge Center for an informative session on strategies for test taking. Feel free to bring your own test-taking strategies for discussion.

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Time Managment

Join the Center for Accessibility Services and the Harvey Knowledge Center for an interactive session on ways to schedule your homework and projects, and take control of your daily schedule.

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