Learning Skills Series

Check out our calendar to find and register for upcoming events and strategy sessions from the ASC and other campus partners.


In-Person Wednesday, November 8 @ 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  - Arts Atrium

Presentation Tips: How to design and deliver a class presentation

ONLINE Wednesday, November 8 @ 3 p.m. (NST)  - Register here.

Gaining Academic Confidence

ONLINE Wednesday, November 15 @ 3 p.m. (NST)  - Register here.

Exam Questions: Understanding the most common types of questions

ONLINE Wednesday, November 22 @ 3 p.m. (NST)  - Register here


In-Person Tuesday, November 28 @ 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  - Science Lobby

Five Day Study Plan

ONLINE Wednesday, November 29 @ 3 p.m. (NST)  - Register here

Dealing with Exam Stress: Tips for during the exam

ONLINE Wednesday, December 06 @ 3 p.m. (NST)  - Register here


Have a suggestion for a topic or strategy for us to explore to help you succeed? Contact the Academic Success Centre at succeed@mun.ca - we want to hear from you!

Previous Sessions

Were you unable to attend our live session or workshop? Follow the topic links below to find the resources and recording. We'll see you next time!

Does typing "Dear Dr...." in your email make you freeze? Review ASC's WebEx Wednesday strategy session, with host Melissa, on effective emailing with your professor to learn how to write an email that professionally communicates your needs and concerns to your professor in a way that lets you be heard.
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The SQ4R process is a highly researched, highly impactful reading strategy. This process is a doubly beneficial strategy because while you’re learning you’re also creating, in real time, a study guide. One you can use to increase retention, cut down on time spent relearning, and make your pre-exam study sessions incredibly easier.

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What do learning outcomes mean? Are you starting a new course with a new syllabus but feeling overwhelmed in understanding what exactly your syllabus is saying? Let's look at deciphering the language of learning outcomes. 

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Finals don’t have to be only coffee-fueled late nights, highlighter-stained hands, and frustration. Review the ASC's WebEx Wednesday session with host Melissa where we looked at creating a crunch time study schedule, the most efficient/effective study strategies, and the vital 24-hour window.

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Have a thousand facts you need to remember for your course? Reading and re-reading isn't the right strategy for everybody. Let's talk about some memorization maximization techniques that help increase recall in enjoyable ways.

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Do you feel you work better under pressure? Do you struggle to get readings and coursework started? Let's look at how you can introduce new methods into your academic toolkit to make your time work for you.

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Feel like you have more commitments than hours in your day? Let's look at how you can custom design your success strategy for a less overwhelming semester.

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You wrote your test, now what? Let's discuss where to go from here. We look at what to do after your test and after you receive your grade. Take the chance to make your assignments/tests/exams set you up to ace your next course and unlock how you do your best learning.

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Do you have a big presentation coming up? Knowing how to develop and deliver your presentation can be key to achieving the grade you deserve.

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Midterm horizon filling up fast with tests? Looking to make your own practice tests, quizzes, or flashcards for optimal study success? Let's learn how to decode questions quicker so you can focus your efforts for optimal results.

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Does your next test have short answer or essay questions? Let's look at how to prepare for these types of questions, how to answer these types of questions, and strategies to keep in mind during the exam. Fight exam writer's block and achieve your best marks yet!

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Looking for more strategies and tips?

Check out the Academic Success Centre online!