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02Sep2015

USU and American Red Cross Blood Battle

Help USU triumph over BYU, UVU, Weber, Westminster, and…

02Sep2015

Transcendence: Abstraction and Symbolism in the American West

Sept. 1, 2015 – May 7, 2016 Highlighting works from…

02Sep2015

Group Meditation

We will have group meditation. Open to all regardless of…

02Sep2015

Undergraduate Teaching Fellows Orientation Meeting

Orientation meeting for all 2015 Undergraduate Teaching…

02Sep2015

Returning to Math

Has it been a while since you've been in a Math class?…

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Workshops


psych'd out

Online workshops are now available to help you understand how psychological issues can impact academic success. The Psych'd Out! Workshop Series focuses on Perfectionism, Procrastination, Test Anxiety and Math Anxiety, which are issues that many university students experience. Through these workshops, you will better understand the causes and some techniques to help cope with them.


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step up workshops

Center staff also conduct in-person training, presentations, and workshops for academic classes, peer mentors and advisors, student groups such as sororities/fraternities, residence halls and residence life staff, teaching assistants, faculty and staff. Our staff works carefully to develop the workshop or presentation to meet the specific needs of the group and involve the participants in active learning.


These are some of the workshop topics Center staff have presented:

  • Active learning strategies (for teaching assistants, tutors, peer mentors, faculty)
  • Effective tutoring and mentoring techniques
  • Learning styles and teaching/learning strategies
  • Critical thinking
  • Test taking strategies
  • Test preparation: general strategies and creating study guides
  • Note taking strategies
  • Time management
  • Managing test anxiety

We request that groups contact the Center two weeks prior to when a workshop is wanted.