These workshops are free for Langara students to attend.  No registration is required, but please be on time.
WORKSHOPS SUMMER 2018

Time Management (Kaveh)
Learn tips on managing your time for the semester and how to budget time for classes, studying and leisure activities.

Monday, May 14,  11:30-12:30       Room L216

Monday, May 14,  3:30-4:30           Room L216

Monday, June 4,  11:30-12:30        Room L216

Monday, June 4, 3:30-4:30             Room L216

Wednesday, July 4, 11:30-12:30    Room L216

Wednesday, July 4, 3:30-4:30        Room L216


 

 


Learning & Memory (Kaveh)
There will be some general techniques and exercises to improve your memory for your course work and exams. Bring notes and books that give you the most difficulty.

Tuesday, May 15,  11:30-12:30        Room L216

Tuesday, May 15,  3:30-4:30            Room L216

Tuesday, June 5,  11:30-12:30         Room L216

Tuesday, June 5, 3:30-4:30              Room L216

Thursday, July 5,  11:30-12:30        Room L216

Thursday, July 5,  2:00-3:00            Room L216

 

 



Speed-Reading (Kaveh)
This practical, hands-on workshop will teach you to read faster and to master larger ‘chunks’ of information in shorter periods of time. Note that students MUST bring their own classroom textbooks.

Wednesday, May 16,  11:30-12:30         Room L216

Wednesday, May 16,  3:30-4:30             Room L216

Wednesday, June 6,  11:30-12:30          Room L216

Wednesday, June 6,  3:30-4:30              Room L216

Friday, July 6,  11:30-12:30                    Room L216

Friday, July 6,  2:30-3:30                        Room L216


 



Concentration for Better Performance (Kaveh)

Students are given specific techniques (e.g. Mastery Learning) that can enhance focus and concentration, leading to a significant increase in academic performance.

Tuesday, May 29, 11:30-12:30              Room L216

Wednesday, June 13,  11:30-12:30      Room L216

Friday, July 13, 11:30-12:30                 Room L216


 


Brain, Emotions, Health (Kaveh)
We will explore the relationship between the brain and emotions, and how this relationship affects health. 

Tuesday, May 29,  3:30-4:30            Room L216

Wednesday, June 13,  3:30-4:30     Room L216

Friday, July 13,  2:30-3:30               Room L216


 

 

 

 

 


Improve Your Thinking - Improve Your GPA (Kaveh)
This workshop will introduce students to styles of thinking that can help improve grades.

Wednesday, May 23,  11:30-12:30        Room L216

Thursday, May 24,  11:30-12:30            Room L216

Friday, June 8,  11:30-12:30                  Room L216

Tuesday, July 10,  11:30-12:30              Room L216


 



Take Better Notes – Get Better Grades (Kaveh)
In this workshop, we will focus on a variety of strategies for taking good notes.

Thursday, May 17, at 11:30-12:30          Room L216

Thursday, May 17, at 2:00-3:00              Room L216

Thursday, June 7, at 11:30-12:30           Room L216

Thursday, June 7, at 2:00-3:00               Room L216

Monday, July 9, at 11:30-12:30               Room L216

Monday, July 9, 3:30-4:30                       Room L216

 

 


Overcoming Procrastination (Tim)
During this workshop, we will discuss the causes for procrastination and explore strategies for overcoming this problem.

Tuesday, May 15, 1:30-2:30           Room L216

Wednesday, June 6, 1:30-2:30      Room L216

 


Stress Management (Tim) 

During this workshop, you will learn about the process that causes stress, and about how you can reduce and manage the stress in your life.

Wednesday, May 23, 1:30-2:30      Room L216

Friday, June 8, 1:00-2:00                Room L216

Staying Motivated (Kaveh) 

This workshop will explore motivation, its salient aspects and numerous ways we can generate and maintain motivation in our daily lives.

Friday, June 22, 2:30-3:30         Room L216

Friday, July 27, 2:30-3:30          Room L216


 Super-Learning Strategies for Better Grades (Kaveh)

This workshop introduces students to the latest techniques for Superlearning to achieve higher grades.

Wednesday, May 23,  3:30-4:30         Room L216

Thursday, May 24,  2:00-3:00             Room L216

Friday, June 8, 2:30-3:30                    Room L216

Tuesday, July 10, 3:30-4:30                Room L216


 

 

Happiness: Learn About You & Become Happy (Kaveh) New!

This workshop focuses on the scientific basis of Happiness and the latest and most practical research findings that are now being applied to help participants elevate their level of Happiness on a day to day basis.

Friday, June 1, 2:30-3:30        Room L216 

Friday, June 15,  2:30-3:30           Room L216

Friday, July 20,  2:30-3:30            Room L216

 


Exploring Your Career (Lulin) 

In this workshop, you will receive an overview of available career resources and career planning strategies.

Wednesday, May 16, 1:30-2:30        Room L216

Tuesday, May 29, 1:30-2:30              Room L216

How to Learn Math & Physics (Kaveh)

This workshop will cover the latest research on the most effective learning and study strategies for Math and physics courses.

Friday, May 25,  11:30-12:30           Room L216

Friday, May 25,  2:30-3:30               Room L216

Monday, June 11, 11:30-12:30        Room L216

Monday, June 11,  3:30-4:30           Room L216

Wednesday, July11, 11:30-12:30    Room L216

Wednesday, Jul.11, at 3:30-4:30     Room L216


 

 


How to Learn Biology (Kaveh)

This workshop will cover the latest research in the field of Biology learning and focus on the most effective learning and study strategies for Biology courses.

Wednesday, May 30, 3:30-4:30          Room L216

Thursday, May 31, 11:30-12:30          Room L216

Tuesday, June 12, 11:30-12:30          Room L216

Thursday, June 14,  11:30-12:30       Room L216

Thursday, July 12, 11:30-12:30         Room L216

Thursday, July 12, 2:00-3:00             Room L216

 

Meditation Techniques for Higher Grades (Kaveh)

This workshop will examine the latest research on the positive impact on course work with respect to three meditation techniques (Mindfulness, Focused Observation & Distraction Management).                                 

Friday, June 1,  11:30-12:30          Room L216

Friday, June 15, 11:30-12:30         Room L216

Friday, July 20,  11:30-12:30         Room L216



Final Exams & Test Anxiety (Kaveh) 

In this workshop participants learn how to deal with stress and exam anxiety, as well as specific techniques for taking multiple-choice, true and false and essay type exams. 

Monday, July 30,  11:30-12:30         Room L216

Monday, July 30,  3:30-4:30             Room L216

Tuesday, July 31,  11:30-12:30         Room L216

Tuesday, July 31,  3:30-4:30             Room L216