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Rethinking Grades: How to Implement Alternative Grading Strategies in the Classroom

In this “how to” session, a panel of four Princeton faculty shared practical advice as they described their implementation of alternative grading approaches in their classes, designed to…

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Working with Distressed Students

This Princeton Distress and Awareness Training was provided by Dr. Calvin Chin, director of Princeton's Counseling and Psychological Services, on Sept. 30, 2021.

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How Are You Learning?_Research-Based Strategies for Princeton Academics FSI Workshop Summer 2021

Princeton’s new and unfamiliar ways of teaching, instructional materials, assignments, and tests require new learning and time management strategies in order to learn, succeed and maintain…

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Managing Your Reading Assignments More Effectively & Efficiently

Reading intensive courses like HUM 250 (WOK) at Princeton are quite demanding--requiring you to read and learn from challenging texts in new and different ways. In this workshop learn strategies and…

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McGraw MCAT Prep workshop with Nathan_Suek Oct162020

Develop a study plan for the MCAT with Nathan Suek ’17, a current Columbia Medical Student who has developed and taught an MCAT prep course for over three years

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"How will I get it all done?": Planning for Dean's Date & Finals

This interactive workshop will focus on methods for strategizing to complete Dean's Date assignments efficiently and prepare for exams effectively. Come get your questions answered about…

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December 4 McGraw Workshop: Pulling It All Together: Methods and Tools for Final Exams

Cumulative finals pose unique challenges for managing and studying lots of information from multiple sources, remembering what you study, and being able to access and use what we learned on demand…

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November 18 McGraw Workshop Using Cognitive Science Research to Learn More Efficiently

Experimental research has identified a set of guiding principles of learning that can make students studying more effective and efficient. In this workshop you will learn about these principles…

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November 11 McGraw Workshop-why am I so bored (remotely)?

Having to do all of your learning online, do you have an even harder time staying engaged and interested in class and with the material you study on your own? There are actually effective ways to…

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October 28 McGraw Workshop Post-Midterm Adjustments

No matter how your midterm week went, this workshop is designed to help you learn from your experience so as to finish the semester strong. Reflect on and analyze what’s working—and…

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OCT26 McGraw S-A Workshop Post-midterm Adjustments

No matter how your midterm week went, this workshop is designed to help you learn from your experience so as to finish the semester strong. Join this roundtable discussion about what’s…

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McGraw Workshop October 23 Time Management For Balance & Success

Try out proven practical techniques and tools. Develop course-specific weekly learning cycles so that you can manage time, allocate tasks and learn efficiently. Find out about fundamental principles…

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McGraw Workshop October 21, 2020: "I completed my P-set, but I don’t understand the material”: Strategies for learning FROM P-sets

In high school most students focused on completing their math and other problem-solving assignments, and didn’t emphasize learning FROM these problems. Learning how to solve problems happened…

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October 15 McGraw Workshop: "focusing is such a challenge” - Doing Deep Work

Do you find yourself struggling even more nowadays to focus and engage in your learning at home? Is it increasingly difficult to balance the use of technology to enhance and aid learning without it…

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September 29: Feel Confident for Midterms: Test Prep and Study Strategies

Ready for your midterms? In this workshop you will learn proven methods for anticipating and preparing for the kind of problems and questions you will be expected to answer on exams., selecting and…

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First-Year Families Weekend McGraw Undergraduate Learning Program Panel & Discussion

Learn about the McGraw Center's learning support programming for undergraduates in this interactive panel followed by zoom small group conversations. McGraw Center staff, and peer tutors and…

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