SWAT Workshops

Fall 2014 Sessions

Workshops are free and open to all University of Iowa undergraduate students
Click 
Fall 2014 workshops schedule.pdf for a printable workshop schedule.


 

STUDY SKILLS & TEST TAKING
Tuesday, September 30
5:00-5:50 P.M. 
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

This workshop focuses on effective study habits, optimal learning environments, how to prioritize tasks, and more. Developing these skills will help you better retain information and enhance your test taking performance.


MANAGING TEST ANXIETY
Tuesday, October 7
5:00-5:50 P.M. 
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

Sometimes anxiety can get in the way of your performance on tests. Learn how to manage anxiety during tests with strategies designed to help you focus, keep calm, and demonstrate what you know.


STRESS MANAGEMENT
Tuesday, October 14
5:00-5:50 P.M. 
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

College can be stressful. It's important to balance focus on your academics with focus on yourself. In this workshop you will learn to manage your stress through relaxation, mindfulness strategies, thoughtful planning, and self-care. 


GETTING BACK ON TRACK
Tuesday, October 21
5:00-5:50 P.M. 
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

Sometimes, midterms can be a wake-up call! This session will help students regroup by addressing ways to overcome procrastination, to set effective goals, and to keep up motivation.


TIME MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS 
Tuesday, October 28
5:00-5:50 P.M.
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

Time management and good organizational skills are at the foundation of academic success. This workshop will address how to manage your time effectively, as well as improve your organizational skills.


STUDY SKILLS & TEST TASKING
Tuesday, November 4
5:00-5:50 P.M. 
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

This workshop focuses on effective study habits, optimal learning environments, how to prioritize tasks, and more. Developing these skills will help you better retain information and enhance your test taking performance.

 

MANAGING TEST ANXIETY
Tuesday, November 11
5:00-5:50 P.M. 
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

Sometimes anxiety can get in the way of your performance on tests. Learn how to manage anxiety during tests with strategies designed to help you focus, keep calm, and demonstrate what you know.


STRESS MANAGEMENT
Tuesday, November 18
5:00-5:50 P.M. 
Purdue Room, 341 IMU

College can be stressful. It's important to balance focus on your academics with focus on yourself. In this workshop you will learn to manage your stress through relaxation, mindfulness strategies, thoughtful planning, and self-care. 


Workshops are sponsored and presented by:
Academic Support & Retention
University Counseling Service


Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa events. If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in workshops, please contact the SWAT Program at 319-353-2747.