Each workshop is offered two times this semester: one in-person and one over Zoom. Add workshops you are interested in attending to your calendar, noting the mode and virtual workshop instructions when applicable. See below for workshop descriptions and schedule.

Download the workshop schedule here!

Test Taking Skills & Strategies: How to be a More Effective Test Taker at Iowa

  • Thursday, September 23 – 3:30-4:20 PM – 3612 SC
  • Wednesday, October 20 – 10:30-11:20 AM – Zoom (see virtual workshop instructions at the bottom of this webpage)

Learn about effective ways to approach exams, including memory techniques and strategies for tackling multiple choice questions.

Download the worksheets prior to the session:

 

Daily Habits of Successful Students: Creating Habits that Make a Big Difference

  • Wednesday, September 29 – 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM – Zoom (see virtual workshop instructions at the bottom of this webpage)
  • Friday, October 29 – 2:30-3:20 PM – 3612 SC

 

Learn about the daily habits of a successful student, including how basic academic behaviors influence your success.

No worksheet for this session

So Much to Do, So Little Time: Time Management Strategies for Academic Success

  • Tuesday, October 5 – 10:00-10:50 AM – 3612 SC
  • Monday, November 1 – 3:30-4:20 PM – Zoom (see virtual workshop instructions at the bottom of this webpage)

 

Learn about tools to create effective time management plans and to recognize how your academic success is affected by time management.

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Bouncing Back in Times of Stress: Resiliency

  • Monday, October 11 – 2:30-3:20 PM – Zoom (see virtual workshop instructions at the bottom of this webpage)
  • Tuesday, November 9 – 8:30-9:20 AM – 3612 SC

 

Learn about bouncing back from situations that do not go as planned and set a path towards success

Download the worksheet prior to the session:

Chronological Order of Workshops

See above for Zoom session instructions and handouts.

  • Thursday, September 23 – 3:30-4:20 PM – 3612 SC: Test Taking
  • Wednesday, September 29 – 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM – Zoom: Daily Habits
  • Tuesday, October 5 – 10:00-10:50 AM – 3612 SC: Time Management
  • Monday, October 11 – 2:30-3:20 PM – Zoom: Resiliency
  • Wednesday, October 20 – 10:30-11:20 AM – Zoom: Test Taking
  • Friday, October 29 – 2:30-3:20 PM – 3612 SC: Daily Habits
  • Monday, November 1 – 3:30-4:20 PM – Zoom: Time Management
  • Tuesday, November 9 – 8:30-9:20 AM – 3612 SC: Resiliency

Virtual Workshop Instructions:

Virtual Workshop Instructions:

Click here to join at the time of the workshop – this will direct you to sign-in with your HawkID and password, followed by a Zoom link appearing after sign-in. If you have any trouble joining the workshop, call the Student Development Center at 319-335-5763. Prior to the workshop, download the handout(s) provided on the College of Engineering Virtual Hub on ICON.

Attendees are expected to participate in the workshop which could include: using video, unmuting audio, typing in the chat, and completing a feedback survey following the workshop.