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JUMPSTART: Elements of Success in Chemistry Aug 17
August 17, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Hunter 100, capacity: 180
Presenter: Chemistry Professor

General Chemistry (CH 1010/1020) can be a challenging course for freshman students. Success requires effective use of all materials required for the course and resources available, mixed with a motivation that keeps the student on track throughout the semester. Come get some pointers from a Freshman Chemistry Professor.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Your College Studies
August 17, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Academic Success Center 118, capacity: 73
Presenter: ASC Academic Coach

Highly successful college students approach learning differently than typical college students. Excellent students use cognitive learning strategies that promote long-term retention of course material. Cognitive learning strategies are easy to learn, and using them makes study time shorter and more efficient. Come hear from an Academic Coach in the Academic Success Center about an array of simple memory and learning strategies that can instantly improve your understanding of content, course performance, and subsequent grades.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Biology 1100
August 17, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Earle 100, capacity: 70
Presenter: Dr. Bob Kosinski

BIOL 1100 is a 5-credit introductory biology course. Come to this workshop and meet the professor, find out about the way the course operates, see what goes on during a typical lecture, get a preview of what the first lab will be about, and get some hints on how to use the available help to maximize your success. This workshop is specifically intended for students taking BIOL 1100.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Your College Math Courses
August 17, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Hardin 100, capacity: 129
Presenter: Dr. Chris Cox

This presentation will help you focus on what you must do to succeed in university-level mathematical sciences courses. Come hear from a math instructor about topics like coping with math anxiety, how to study mathematics, how to prepare for exams, and where to find the resources for help.


JUMPSTART: Thinking Like an Engineer
August 17, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Holtzendorff 100, capacity: 144
Presenter: Engineering Professor

What does it mean to think like an engineer, and how does this affect you as an engineering student? Come meet your professors, tour the General Engineering facilities, and learn about resources available to help you succeed in engineering. This workshop is specifically intended for students taking ENGR 1050/1060.


JUMPSTART: Elements of Success in Chemistry Aug. 18
August 18, 2015; 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Hunter 100, capacity: 180
Presenter: Chemistry Professor

General Chemistry (CH 1010/1020) can be a challenging course for freshman students. Success requires effective use of all materials required for the course and resources available, mixed with a motivation that keeps the student on track throughout the semester. Come get some pointers from a Freshman Chemistry Professor.


JUMPSTART: Elements of Success in Chemistry Aug. 18
August 18, 2015; 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Hunter 100, capacity: 180
Presenter: Chemistry Professor

General Chemistry (CH 1010/1020) can be a challenging course for freshman students. Success requires effective use of all materials required for the course and resources available, mixed with a motivation that keeps the student on track throughout the semester. Come get some pointers from a Freshman Chemistry Professor.


JUMPSTART: Transitioning to College Writing
August 18, 2015; 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Poole 174, capacity: 206
Presenter: Dr. Cynthia Haynes

Come get some advice from the Director of the First-Year Composition program on how to successfully transition to writing at the college level. The workshop will address expectations for writing in first-year composition and writing in disciplines across the university. We will also discuss establishing good writing habits early in your college career, campus resources to support communication projects, and composing in electronic environments.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Your College Studies
August 18, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Academic Success Center 118, capacity: 73
Presenter: ASC Academic Coach

Highly successful college students approach learning differently than typical college students. Excellent students use cognitive learning strategies that promote long-term retention of course material. Cognitive learning strategies are easy to learn, and using them makes study time shorter and more efficient. Come hear from an Academic Coach in the Academic Success Center about an array of simple memory and learning strategies that can instantly improve your understanding of content, course performance, and subsequent grades.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Your College Studies
August 18, 2015; 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Academic Success Center 118, capacity: 73
Presenter: ASC Academic Coach

Highly successful college students approach learning differently than typical college students. Excellent students use cognitive learning strategies that promote long-term retention of course material. Cognitive learning strategies are easy to learn, and using them makes study time shorter and more efficient. Come hear from an Academic Coach in the Academic Success Center about an array of simple memory and learning strategies that can instantly improve your understanding of content, course performance, and subsequent grades.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Biology 1100
August 18, 2015; 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Academic Success Center 118, capacity: 73
Presenter: Dr. Bob Kosinski

BIOL 1100 is a 5-credit introductory biology course. Come to this workshop and meet the professor, find out about the way the course operates, see what goes on during a typical lecture, get a preview of what the first lab will be about, and get some hints on how to use the available help to maximize your success. This workshop is specifically intended for students taking BIOL 1100.


JUMPSTART: Striving for Success in Biology 1030
August 18, 2015; 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Poole 174, capacity: 206
Presenter: Dr. Nora Espinoza

BIOL 1030 is a 3-credit course in the fundamentals of biology. Come meet one of the BIOL 1030 instructors and learn hints on how to be successful in your first college biology class.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Your College Math Courses
August 18, 2015; 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Hardin 100, capacity: 129
Presenter: Math Professor

This presentation will help you focus on what you must do to succeed in university-level mathematical sciences courses. Come hear from a math instructor about topics like coping with math anxiety, how to study mathematics, how to prepare for exams, and where to find the resources for help.


JUMPSTART: Thinking Like an Engineer
August 18, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Holtzendorff 100, capacity: 144
Presenter: Engineering Professor

What does it mean to think like an engineer, and how does this affect you as an engineering student? Come meet your professors, tour the General Engineering facilities, and learn about resources available to help you succeed in engineering. This workshop is specifically intended for students taking ENGR 1050/1060.


JUMPSTART: Thinking Like an Engineer
August 18, 2015; 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Holtzendorff 100, capacity: 144
Presenter: Engineering Professor

What does it mean to think like an engineer, and how does this affect you as an engineering student? Come meet your professors, tour the General Engineering facilities, and learn about resources available to help you succeed in engineering. This workshop is specifically intended for students taking ENGR 1050/1060.


JUMPSTART: Thinking Like an Engineer
August 18, 2015; 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Holtzendorff 100, capacity: 144
Presenter: Engineering Professor

What does it mean to think like an engineer, and how does this affect you as an engineering student? Come meet your professors, tour the General Engineering facilities, and learn about resources available to help you succeed in engineering. This workshop is specifically intended for students taking ENGR 1050/1060.


JUMPSTART: How to do Foreign Languages at Clemson
August 18, 2015; 8:15 - 9:15 am
Location: Earle 100, capacity: 70
Presenter: Dr. Su-I Chen

This presentation will help you focus on what you must do to succeed in university-level foreign language courses. Come hear from a foreign language instructor about topics that will help you be an efficient and effective learner.


JUMPSTART: How to do Foreign Languages at Clemson
August 18, 2015; 11:00 am - 12:00 noon
Location: Earle 100, capacity: 70
Presenter: Dr. Su-I Chen

This presentation will help you focus on what you must do to succeed in university-level foreign language courses. Come hear from a foreign language instructor about topics that will help you be an efficient and effective learner.


JUMPSTART: Jumpstart Your Success in Your College Math Courses
August 18, 2015; 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Location: Hardin 100, capacity: 129
Presenter: Dr. Chris Cox

This presentation will help you focus on what you must do to succeed in university-level mathematical sciences courses. Come hear from a math instructor about topics like coping with math anxiety, how to study mathematics, how to prepare for exams, and where to find the resources for help.