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Academic Skills Certificate

Available to all students, the Academic Skills (ASk) Certificate is a collection of workshops and study skills appointments geared towards your academic success. To earn your ASk Certificate you must complete six ASk activities – a combination of study skills appointments and at least five different workshops within one semester.

By finishing the ASk Certificate, you are setting yourself up for success and gaining a new entry in your Laurier Experience Record.

Spring and Summer Term 2022 Online ASk Workshops

Register for all ASk workshops through the Student Success Portal.

  

 

Read, Review, Repeat

  • Wednesday July 6th at 2-3pm (Online via Zoom)

Build the essential skills required to identify what, when and how to study and read academic texts!

  • What to do before during, and after class
  • Weekly Essentials - The value of Regular Review
  • The Ebbinghaus (Forgetting) Curve
  • Hard Copy Vs Online Readings
  • Active Reading/PQ4R strategy

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details about how to join the workshop on Zoom. Any questions about this workshop can be directed to studentsuccess@wlu.ca

 

Study Smarter, Not Longer

  • Wednesday July 13th at 2-3pm (Online via Zoom)

Identify more effective ways to study and put your new study techniques to practice.

  • Fundamentals of University learning – Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • More effective ways to study
  • Most efficient uses of your study time

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details about how to join the workshop on Zoom. Any questions about this workshop can be directed to studentsuccess@wlu.ca

 

Preparing for Finals

  • Wednesday July 20th at 2-3pm (Online via Zoom)

Create a final exam study plan, explore effective study methods, review stress management techniques, and avoid procrastination triggers.

  • Knowing what you need to know!
  • Creating your Study Plan
  • Avoiding Procrastination and Managing Stress

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with details about how to join the workshop on Zoom. Any questions about this workshop can be directed to studentsuccess@wlu.ca



 

Previous Workshops:

Mastering Time Managment
Read, Review, Repeat
Procrastinate......Later!
Goal Getter: Plan, Prepare, Achieve
Multiple Choice; Multiple Strategies!
Preparing for Finals
Study Smarter, Not Longer
Mastering Time Management
I Failed, Now What?
Procrastinate....Later!