Fall 2011
Winning at Math Power Hours
For Expanding Mathematical Skills

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!

When  Where  POWER HOUR  WHAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO BRING WITH YOU (if available) 
Friday, August 26^{th} 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, problemsolving 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 problemsolving techniques that will enhance your mathematical thinking skills!
Questions? Contact Elizabeth Tubac at Danson@colorado.edu