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Hey Rod - we throw a conference for our students before the fall and
spring semesters. Here's the last schedule we used along with a sample
letter we send out to our participants. 

Have fun!

Ed Quesada, Director
Student Support Services
Pikes Peak Community College
Ph: (719) 540-7085
FAX (719) 540-7087
Toll Free: 1 800 456-6847
Pager: (719) 385-9977
www.ppcc.edu/StudentServices/StudentSupportServices/
Students who learn together- graduate together
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Roderick Robins
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 7:36 AM
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Subject: Looking for a list of study activities

Hello,

I'm doing two 1 hour workshops on Study Skills...the first will focus on
the basics of time management, note-taking, and textbook reading...and
the second on test taking. These workshops are targeted to our TRiO SSS
students.

I know I'm covering a lot of ground with the first workshop, but I'm
hoping that in addition to covering some basics with these topics I'll
also generate some one-on-one follow-up time with students.

I'm going to begin by having them fill out the "Learners Weekly Planner"
found on the Study Guides and Strategies Web site, and encourage them to
use the 2 hour of study for every hour of class guideline when filling
out the grid.

When I do intakes with students for our program one of the questions on
their intake form has to do with number of hours in class and number of
hours spent studying. I'm often amazed at how few hours of study time is
listed...and...the looks I get when suggesting the two hour
guideline...which I'm very careful to explain along with the variables
that go into it. So many of them are used to studying for tests just
prior to the test and starting papers late...and don't do all the extras
(e.g. daily review of notes and reading, weekly course reviews, etc.).
By doing the extras...I think most could get closer to the two for one
formula, which finally gets me to the reason for this post.

Does anyone have a list of comprehensive study activities they would be
willing to share with me? I thought I'd ask before trying to brainstorm
a list of my own...as I really want students to leave the workshop with
ideas that they perhaps haven't thought of (e.g. browsing journals in
the library for a paper topic weeks before it's actually due).

Any assistance you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

Rod RobinsTRIO Director
Bay de Noc Community College*\*2001 North Lincoln Road*\*Escanaba,
Michigan 49829-2511*\*906-786-5802
ext.1274*\*[log in to unmask]*\*www.baycollege.edu
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