Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Workshop Details

Workshop Details

Offered Workshops

NAME DESCRIPTION
Academic Strategies for Shopping Period

Set your goals and make a plan for keeping up with work during shopping period

Academic success on a budget Build a balance between academics and paid work, plan over the long term, and discover strategies for saving money on books and other expenses.
Creating a Timeline for Your Senior Thesis Learn how to plan your writing and research, and how to access support resources for your senior thesis. (For full-ear and 1-semester senior thesis writers, and juniors planning for the following year.)
Decoding Syllabi and Assignments Learn how to identify the key goals of a course and understand what work is expected for different kinds of assignments, from readng responses to problem sets.
Exam Study Strategies Reduce exam stress by learning new strategies for preparing and studying for midterms and finals. This workshop offers suggestions for problem-based, short answer, and essay exams.
Fresh Start Want to refresh your approaches to your academic work? Our mentors will lead you through a series of activities to help you identify your current strengths and develop strategies for meeting the new challenges presented by your current courses.
Get it done: Academic Resources at Yale Professors expect students to take advantage of all Yale’s resources in completing their work for courses. Come learn about department-based and college-wide academic resources, how to access them, and when to use them.
Managing a Heavy Reading Load Feeling overwhelmed by piles of reading? Learn soem essential strategies to make the most of your limited reading time. Have less stress and create more free time!
Pathways for First-Years First-years get a lot of advice from a variety of sources. But what do you really want to get out of your first year of college? This interactive workshop helps students identify goals and sources of satsifaction, and offers strategies for avoiding overextension and burnout.
Pathways for sophomores Sophomore year offers new challenges, including increased course loads, upper-level classes, and identifying a major. This interactive workshop helps students set goals and make long-term plans for the year.
REading Analytically This workshop provides an overview of deep reading to generate effective contributions to class discussion, develop essay topics, and identify strong evidence for essays. Participants will practice these strategies in our interactive session.
Research Strategies Have an assignment that requires research? Want to extend your research skills beyond Google Scholar and JSTOR? This workshop offers guidance on approaching research topics, developing a work timeline, and using Yale libraries and other resources to create strong research-based projects.
Strategies for Reading Literature Reading literature presents special challenges. How do we read deeply without running out of time? This workshop introduces techniques to help you effectively read and respond to literary works.
Succeeding in Lectures Learn strategies for effective engagement in classroom discussions, working closely with professors, and preparing for seminar projects.
Succeeding in Seminars Learn strategies for effective engagement in class discussion, working closely with professors, and preparing for seminar projects.
Tackling P-Sets: Economics This workshop helps you understand the role of problem sets in Economics courses, and suggests strategies and resources for compeling them efficiently and effectively.
Tackling P-Sets: Math This workshop helps you understand the role of problem sets in Math courses, and suggests strategies and resources for compeling them efficiently and effectively.
Tackling P-Sets: Physics This workshop helps you understand the role of problem sets in Math courses, and suggests strategies and resources for compeling them efficiently and effectively.
Time Management Set priorities and develop a weekly schedule that can lead to an active and balanced academic life.