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Academic Success Workshops

Every semester, SupportNet facilitates a dynamic series of workshops for our Fresno State student community. These interactive learning spaces introduce students to strategies, tools, and methods of application that can accelerate life-long learning success! The topics and learning outcomes target critical impact areas such as college preparedness, structured goal-setting, synchronized time management, enhanced study skills, and more! In addition, SupportNet's coaching approach fosters a positive, communal learning experience centered on improved college navigation, well-being, and holistic skills development - an approach that is reduces the shame and stigma associated with college struggles, shame, and proactive help-seeking. 

We encourage you to browse our Fall 2021 catalog of in-person, virtual, and pre-recorded Academic Success Workshops listed below. Utilize the Google calendar (below) to quickly view workshop dates, descriptions, and Zoom links. More detailed workshop information can also be found on the drop down menu below! SupportNet also utilizes Linktree to make accessing and sharing our digital workshop library more user-friendly and convenient! For information on requesting a workskhop for a class or student group (both in-person or virtual), click here so that we may gather key information to begin proactively coordinating and confirm the request.

Lastly, we encourage you to stay connected to our team on social media for our latest updates, events, and academic coaching content on Instagram @fs_supportnetFacebook @Fresno State SupportNet, Tik Tok @FSAcademicCoaching, and Twitter @fsSupportNet. Quick access to our workshop videos can be found thorugh our YouTube Channel (FS_SupportNet) or Linktree. We hope that you will take some time to explore these expanding Academic Success Workshops resources and welcome you to contact us if you have any questions or need accommodations.

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Workshop Topic Descriptions and Date/Time/Location  

This workshop serves to build a stronger, deeper connection to one's self-concept by establishing artistic expression into defining a clear and personalized visions of success worth manifesting! We introduce the importance creating a vision for targeted goals (whether individual or group) so that this can fuel motivation, provide direction, and center purpose on the pathway to success. This fun workshop engages the energy of student community towards building and supporting artistic representations self-defined success!

This workshop is available for group requests. Submit request for the Vision Board Creation workshop here. 

This interactive workshop empowers goal-setting by introducing how to build and apply the concepts for S.M.A.R.T goals - including how to set goals that encompass the SMART specifications, detailed mapping of subsequent steps, considerations for effectively monitoring progress, and methods to build accountability! The targeted goal of this workshop is that every student will leave with at least 1 personalized S.M.A.R.T goal fully detailed and designed.

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop:

Monday, September 20, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library 2206 (2nd floor)

Pre-Register here

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar:

Thursday, November 4, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Complete this (after completing the workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This inspiring workshop is available in a 2-part video interview format featuring current Fresno State students and staff examining how they have identified roots of personal motivation and applied this in a way that served to energize resolve, achievements, and success. Each interviewee reveals some universal themes that may be adapted to help strengthen how motivation is channeled into results!

Watch pre-recorded Motivation, Success, & You Workshop video (Part 1) here.

Watch pre-recorded Motivation, Success, & You Workshop video (Part 2) here. 

Complete this after the workshop to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop introduces 5 methods of note-taking and helpful software to assist in improving the quality of lecture notes - including tips on identifying cues in lecture and readings worthy of noting, and strategies to organize studies in a way that leads to better information recall. Textbook strategies for how to become more efficient in note-taking, sorting through readings, and navigating common chapter formats is also discussed.

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop:

Friday, September 17, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library 2206 (2nd floor)

Pre-Register here

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar: Thursday, October 28, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Complete this after the workshop to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_WorkshopRSVP

This interactive workshop examines common points of conflict in regards to balancing time (such as overcommitment and procrastination). We will be utilizing our SupportNet tools and available software applications to introduce critical time budgeting concepts including the importance of prioritization, how to manage study and tasks more efficiently, and strategies for productivity during down-time. Working through realistic time management scenarios enable the audience to gain practical experience for balancing priorities inside and outside of the classroom. 

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop #1:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library 3212 (3nd floor)

Pre-Register here

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop #2:

Monday, October 11, 2021 (11:00AM-12:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library 3212 (3rd Floor)

Pre-register here

Watch pre-recorded Time Management workshop video here. 

Complete this (after completing the workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop will introduce campus resources, career assessments, and more tools that are available to help students explore major options and narrow down the specific details from their interests to help determine a choice.

Watch pre-recorded Choosing a Major workshop video here. 

Complete this (after completing the workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop is ideal if you are interested in discovering ways to reach longer periods of retaining information from your studies while also sustaining focus. SupportNet's academic coaches will engage audiences with fascinating information gathered from research studies on the brain, mental retrieval, and food science to help guide students towards techniques for improved memory and concentration during studies. 

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar: Friday, October 1, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop:

Monday, October 25, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library Room 3212 (3rd Floor)

Pre-Register here

Complete this (after completing the workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

Come participate in this workshop that features live demonstrations of various techniques that empower you to have more control over stress levels during the semester.

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #1: Monday, September 27, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #2: Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #3: Friday, November 19, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Watch pre-recorded Stress Management workshop video here.

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop builds student knowledge of methods, strategies, and resources for success by simulating realistic situations that strengthen resource navigation and academic problem-solving.

Watch pre-recorded Establishing College-Level Success Habits workshop video here.

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop will help students develop an effective approach to study and prepare for success with various formats of exams including managing the pressure, stress, self-doubt and test anxiety that may accompany this critical point of the semester. 

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop #1: 

Thursday, October 7, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library Room 2206 (2nd Floor)

Pre-Register here

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop #2: 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library Room 3212 (3rd Floor)

Pre-Register here

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar: 

Watch pre-recorded Executing a Winning Exam Game Plan workshop video here.

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop will introduce methods and techniques that will enrich the learning (including increased productivity, retained study material, and preparation for success on exams and quizzes) for students who seem to experience greater struggle with online learning in comparison to in-person.

This workshop is available for group requests. Submit request for the Strategies for Success in the Online Learning Environment workshop here

This workshop will open up a wealth of insight into an individualized understanding of one's most effective means of learning through the VARK (Visual, Aural, Reading/Writing, Kinesthetic) assessment - including recommendations of how to apply the results towards an effective learning process.

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar: Friday, September 10, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Watch pre-recorded Discovering & Applying Your Learning Style workshop video here.

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop will feature interactive project-based learning scenarios where the objective is building student savvy in assignments and projects that involve working with group members - including understanding how to leverage qualities within the group for increased productivity, strategies for fostering inclusion, collaboration and accountability, group communication, and developing a realistic timeline for group members to complete the project.

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop: 

Monday, November 1, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library Room 3212 (3rd Floor)

Pre-Register here

Watch pre-recorded Building Blocks for Success on Team Based Projects workshop video here

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop presents beneficial academic mobile applications for students to use in their everyday lives. The apps focus on studying effectively, managing time, and staying on task.

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop will introduce students to best practices, structured methods, and resources to help prioritize self-care and ensure a healthy work/life balance. 

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #1: Thursday, September 23, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop:

Friday, October 22, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library 3212

Pre-Register here

Watch pre-recorded Me, Myself, & I: Self-Care workshop video here

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop will provide many helpful insights and techniques for new and/or returning Fresno State students during the early semester transition and readjustments to the "new normal" of in-person college life & learning.

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #1: Friday, September 3, 2021 (1:00pm - 2:00pm)

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #2: Friday, September 7, 2021 (1:00pm - 2:00pm)

Complete this (after viewing workshop video) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop will introduce a variety of techniques that empower students to shift thinking and perspectives that accompany self-doubt, negative self-talk, and fear of failure to lift up a more energized, motivated approach to thinking and action towards success.

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar: Friday, October 8, 2021 (12:00PM - 1:00PM)

Fall 2021 In-Person Workshop: 

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:00PM)

@ Henry Madden Library 3212

Pre-Register here

Watch pre-recorded Overcoming Self-Doubt & the Fear of Failure workshop video here.

Complete this (after viewing workshop video) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

This workshop delves into the science connecting sleep (or lack thereof) and the many resulting physiological responses that can affect success in the academic setting. We will then present insightful tips to increase the amount and quality of sleep for improved mood, energy, concentration, mental clarity, etc. that can translate into academic success.

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #1: Monday, October 4, 2021 (2:00PM - 3:00PM)

Fall 2021 Live Zoom Webinar #2: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 (11:00AM - 12:00PM)

Complete this (after completing workshop) to log attendance: https://bit.ly/Fall21_ASW_Survey

 

ASW Presentation Request Form

SupportNet's workshops provide valuable information and tools that connect students to life-long academic success! If you are interested in having our team conduct a presentation for students in your class, in your program, or for your student club or organization please fill out our request form by clicking the link below. We welcome these opportunities and will be glad to assist!

After submitting your request, our SupportNet staff will follow-up to secure any additional details for planning and confirmation. Click the link below to request our team for a workshop:

https://bit.ly/SupportNetByRequest

For more information, please contact SupportNet at: 

Email: supportnet@csufresno.edu