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JUMPSTART: Elements of Success in Chemistry Aug 18
August 18, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: 100 Hunter, capacity: 180
Presenter: Dr. Dennis Taylor & Dr. Tom Hickman

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 Aug 18
August 18, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: 100 Hardin, capacity: 129
Presenter: Ms. Beth McWilliams & Ms. Donna McCubbin

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 Aug 18
August 18, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: 118 Academic Success Center, capacity: 75
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 Aug 18
August 18, 2014; 8:15-9:15am
Location: 100 Holtzendorff, capacity: 145
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 Aug 18
August 18, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: B003 Holtzendorff, capacity: 100
Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Maier

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 1020.


JUMPSTART: Transitioning to College Writing
August 19, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: 100B Daniel Hall, capacity: 200
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: Elements of Success in Chemistry Aug 19
August 19, 2014; 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: 100 Hunter, capacity: 180
Presenter: Dr. Dennis Taylor & Dr. Tom Hickman

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 Aug 19 8:15am
August 19, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: 100 Hardin, capacity: 129
Presenter: Ms. Beth McWilliams & Ms. Donna McCubbin

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 Aug 19 11am
August 19, 2014; 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: 100 Hardin, capacity: 129
Presenter: Ms. Beth McWilliams & Ms. Donna McCubbin

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 Aug 19
August 19, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: 118 Academic Success Center, capacity: 75
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 19, 2014; 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: 100B Daniel Hall, capacity: 200
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 Aug 19
August 19, 2014; 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: 100 Holtzendorff, capacity: 145
Presenter: Dr. Calvin Williams

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 Aug 19 8:15am
August 19, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: B003 Holtzendorff, capacity: 100
Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Maier

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 1020.


JUMPSTART: Thinking Like an Engineer Aug 19 11am
August 19, 2014; 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: B003 Holtzendorff, capacity: 100
Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Maier

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 1020.


JUMPSTART: How to do Foreign Languages at Clemson 8:15am
August 19, 2014; 8:15-9:15 am
Location: 100 Holtzendorff, capacity: 124
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 11am
August 19, 2014; 11:00am-12:00pm
Location: 100 Earle, 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.