Academic Learning Skills Workshops
FREE 50-minute study skills workshops are open to all UCI students who wish to acquire new learning strategies, improve academic performance and become efficient, independent learners.
Guarantee your spot in an upcoming workshop and receive reminders. Drop-ins are welcome until room capacity is reached. Workshops cover a variety of topics, which are offered throughout each quarter.
Other UCI units can request workshops tailored to their students. Contact Tracie Welser (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
UNI STU 93 – Strategies for Success 2 units
Assists students in developing their academic abilities and study skills in preparation of the rigorous demands of their major. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, and interactive exercises, students will explore, implement, and acquire a variety of practical study strategies for topics such as time management, notetaking, memory and concentration, overcoming procrastination, goal setting, textbook reading, and other exam preparation techniques. Strongly Recommended for Freshmen & Sophomores.
UNI STU 175 – Methods in Small Group Instruction 2 units
*Designed and required for all new LARC Tutorial Leaders & Learning Assistants in their first quarter of employment.
UNI STU 175 explores theories of learning and development, as well as the evidence base for teaching techniques and skills. The theoretical and methodological frameworks for learning and teaching are then applied specifically to student study behaviors and to the methods and practice of using small peer groups to improve academic learning skills and facilitate independent learning. LARC Tutorial Leaders & LA’s receive instruction in the design, implementation and evaluation of an effective learning environment for undergraduate students using their own LARC Tutorial or LA Discussion as field work.