College Success Seminars

College Success Seminars

Seminars have been put onto CDs that can be checked out in the Tutoring and Learning Center and the Library at the main Springfield Campus and at tutoring centers offices at OTC campus sites.

How to Study for A Math Class
Jacob Lewellen

Spend an hour with a math instructor to learn the most effective study techniques for your math class.

Yes You Can! Building Confidence for College and Beyond
Lisa Marks

It's all in your attitude! These simple, effective strategies will help you achieve goals and believe in yourself.

Starting College Later
Martha Crise

Starting college later in life can be intimidating.  Learn to cope with the demands of school, family, work, and more.

Active Learning with Your Textbook
Jayna Spindler

Your textbook is one of the best -- and most underused -- study tools you have.  Learn how to maximize your efforts.

How Your Calculator Works
Jacob Lewellen

Bring your calculator with you to unlock many of its amazing capabilities.

Highlighting
Jayna Spindler

Do you highlight too much or too little?  This seminar will show you a unique method for processing material more effectively.

Managing Math and Test Anxiety
Ellen Newby-Hines

In this seminar, you will learn how and why "blankness" happens and discover ways to control your anxiety and be successful.

Games for Learning: Finding and Using Free Online Applets
Carolyn Snodgrass

Your computer is an amazing resource for games that are fun, free, and educational.

Do It Now! Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination
Lisa Marks

Procrastination plagues many college students.  Learn how to break the cycle of procrastination forever.

Surviving Finals Week
Martha Crise

Learn strategies to organize your study efforts and maximize your preparation for final exam.