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Academic Success - Presentations

Fall 2014 - Academic Success Workshops

Note: Below please find our tentative workshop dates, times and topics, which may be subject to change.

Getting Started: Time Management & Issue Spotting
Tuesday, 9/2/14 from 5:15 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. - Classroom A (Nemec)
Wednesday, 9/3/14 from 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - F & R Courtroom

Effective Outlining Strategies for Before, During, and After Class
Tuesday, 9/9/14 from 5:15 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. - Classroom A (Nemec)
Wednesday, 9/10/14 from 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. - F & R Courtroom

Reading and Responding to Essay Questions
Tuesday, 10/7/14 from 10:15 a.m. -11:15 a.m. - Classroom F
                          and  5:15 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. - Classroom A (Nemec)

Multiple Choice Questions and Final Exam Preparation
Tuesday, 11/18/14 from 10:15 a.m. -11:15 a.m. - Classroom F
                          and  5:15 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. - Classroom A (Nemec)

Workshop Recordings and Materials

Audio Files

Academic Success Workshop #1 – "Getting Started: Time Management and Issue Spotting"

Academic Success Workshop #2 – "Effective Outlining Strategies for Before, During, and After Class"

Academic Success Workshop #3 – "Practice Makes Perfect: Reading and Responding to Essay Questions"

PowerPoint Documents

» Achieving Your Personal Best in Law School

» Effective Outlining Strategies for First-Year Students

» Surviving 1L Finals

Videos

Note: The videos below require Windows Media Player and Microsoft Silverlight to view.

» Taking Notes in the Law School Classroom (23:10)

» Commercial Study Aids - To Use or Not to Use (28:10)

» Critically Reading Cases (38:33)

» Building Reading Comprehension (33:00)

» Creating a Course Outline (42:38)

» Syllogisms: Cornerstones of Legal Arguments (38:14)

» Essay Exam Skills Refresher (27:53)

» Excelling on Multiple-Choice Questions (52:51)

 

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