Academic Events

The Learning Center is excited to offer many programs and services to UNT students. These programs are designed to help you have academic success. Some of the programs we will be offering this fall include:

Learning 101 Series

Learning 101 is a series of 60 minute workshops that aim to help you find the best practices and strategies to be successful students both academically and personally. Each topic covers a different important academic skill. The workshops are interactive and engaging. The topics include Time Management, Learning Styles, Note Taking and Test Taking.

Critical Thinking 

Critical thinking is how you evaluate information for its value, truth and depth, as well as forming opinions and arguments about that information. Critical thinking is a necessary skill to be successful in the classroom and in your future career. This workshop will help you develop basic critical thinking skills.
Thursday October 17-11am
Wednesday October 23-3pm
Monday November 11-12:30pm

For the full semester schedule visit: learningcenter.unt.edu/learning101

Academic Success Program

The Academic Success Program is a ninety minute workshop that provides students with the skills and resources needed to be successful in their academic pursuits. Attendance is mandatory for those on Academic Alert (UNT CGPA below 1.8).

Fall 2013 Schedule (All presentations will be held in 315 Sage Hall)
Mondays 10:30 am
Tuesdays 12 pm
Wednesdays 1 pm
Thursdays 4 pm

For more information visit: learningcenter.unt.edu/asp

Study Skills Lab

The study skills lab is a five week course designed to cover all the major areas of academic success including time management, learning styles, note taking and test-taking. This course is small, and offers individualized instruction. This program costs $20.00 and you must register in the learning center.

Session 1  September 9-October 10
Mondays 11 am  12:30 pm
Wednesdays 3 pm  4:30 pm
Thursdays 2 pm  3:30 pm

For more information visit: learningcenter.unt.edu/studyskillslab

Connecting For Success

Struggling to find another Learning Center program that fits your needs? Are you looking for individualized academic support? Then contact us for some one-on-one assistance.

Connecting for Success is designed to:
Facilitate student success in the classroom
Engage students in one-on-one academic coaching
Guide students in developing academic goals and a plan of action to achieve these goals.

To make an appointment or for more info visit: learningcenter.unt.edu/connectingforsuccess

Speed Reading

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the reading required in your courses? Then our Speed Reading class may be just what you need. This course is five weeks long, and space is limited. You must sign up in the Learning Center. The course costs $30.00 and this covers the cost of materials.

Session 1  September 16  October 18
Mondays 1:30 -3:30 pm
Tuesday 1 pm  3pm
Wednesdays 10 am  12 pm

For more information visit: learningcenter.unt.edu/speedreading

The Price is Right: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Do you turn your nose up at store brand merchandise favoring the name-brand super stars instead? Wed like to put your taste buds and preconceived notions to a test! Come see if you can spot the difference between a nationally recognized logo and its local counterpart, all while learning how you can save up to 30% on your grocery bill!
Monday    9/9        12-2 PM    Library Mall

The Art of Networking

The art of networking is the art of building relationships and it can impact your financial future! Whether your goal is to find a job, learn more about your career, or find a mentor in your field, building relationships is equally important to these goals. Come meet your peer leaders, hear their stories, exchange information and ideas.

Thursday     9/12        4-5PM        Chestnut 120 A

How to Choose a Major

Can’t decide on a major? Don’t know what to do with the one you picked? Join fellow students in the Career Center for a workshop on “How to Choose a Major”! We will be giving out lots of resources for confused or even curious students who want more info on how to choose!
Click here to view the event!

Tuesday    9/10      12-1pm         Chestnut Hall 120B

Reality Check! – How far can your future paycheck take you?

Want to know what your money reality is? Discover your estimated salary in your dream job to help you get a snapshot of your financial future. In this workshop you will go through 5 stages to determine what it will take to achieve your dream job, expected salary range, student loan repayment methods, and funding your lifestyle. Join us in making your money dreams a reality!

Tuesday  September 26    5-6pm   Business Leadership Building 255.

Graphic Design and Journalism Internship Gauntlet

Friday     September 20    1pm   on the TCU campus

To register follow this link: http://www.fortworthcreativecoop.com/

Journalism and Media Internship Fair

Tuesday  October      8      1pm      Chestnut Hall 120 A&B

Fall 2013 Marketing, Advertising, & PR Industry Day

Tuesday   October    29     9am      Career Center at Chestnut Hall

Demystifying Networking: A “How To” for the Arts and Entertainment Industry

Thursday  November     7    7pm   Chestnut Hall 120 A&B

DFW Arts and Entertainment Networking Night

Featuring DFW-area arts and entertainment employers

Wednesday November  13   6:30pm   Chestnut Hall Rotunda

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