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Winning at Math Power Hours ~ Expand your Math Skills!

Fall 2011

Winning at Math Power Hours

For Expanding Mathematical Skills

FREE PIZZA!!

The Student Academic Services Center (SASC) and the Department of Mathematics offer a series of seminars (a.k.a Power Hours) designed to help you excel in your math course.  Visit any or all of the Power Hours for tips from professionals on increasing your success in your math class!

FREE PIZZA!!

When Where POWER HOUR WHAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO BRING WITH YOU (if available)

Friday, August 26th

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 265 Managing Math Anxiety Calendar or datebook with exam/paper due dates penciled in, office hour schedule

Monday, August 29th

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 265 Gearing Up For Calculus Your course notes, textbook, homework assignment sheet, most recent homework assignment, office hour schedule

Wednesday, September 7

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 265 Exam Preparation Exam schedule, topics for next exam, review sheet, 3 most recent graded homework assignments, most recent graded quiz, textbook, practice exam

Tuesday, September 13

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 156 Success Strategies Your course notes, textbook, homework assignment sheet, most recent homework assignment, office hour schedule

Wednesday, September 21

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 265 Problem Solving Textbook, an assignment with at least one word problem, problem-solving strategy from class

Tuesday, October 4

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 156 Exam Preparation SEE ABOVE

Monday, October 10

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 104 Success Strategies SEE ABOVE

Tuesday, October 18

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 156 Problem Solving SEE ABOVE

Tuesday, October 25

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 156 Exam Preparation SEE ABOVE

Monday, November 7

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 104 Problem Solving SEE ABOVE

Wednesday, November 16

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 244 Success Strategies SEE ABOVE

Tuesday, November 29

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 156 Exam Preparation SEE ABOVE

Wednesday, December 7

5 – 6:30pm

FLMG 265 Managing Math Anxiety SEE ABOVE

Additional Power Hours will be offered if requested. Each Winning at Math seminar counts as one McNeill Power Hour.

DESCRIPTION OF POWER HOURS

GEARING UP FOR CALCULUS:  This workshop gives strategies for coping with the fast pace of calculus, developing effective study habits, and thinking mathematically rather than formulaically.

SUCCESS STRATEGIES:  Learn to make the most of math lecture and the textbook; learn strategies for better note taking and for maximizing your study effort!

MANAGING MATH ANXIETY:  Learn what math anxiety is and ways to manage it.  You will also analyze your learning channel and receive suggestions for each channel to better your success in math.

EXAM PREPARATION & TEST TAKING SKILLS: Learn how to organize and focus when studying for a math exam and optimize your performance!

PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS:  Make yourself the master of word problems – don’t let them control you.  Learn problem-solving techniques that will enhance your mathematical thinking skills!

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Tubac at Danson@colorado.edu

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