Student Success Workshop Descriptions - Fall 2021

  • Prioritize and Stay Focused – During this workshop, students are asked to assess how they prioritize and focus on their academics. After a brief discussion, students are asked to also consider what can be changed to positively impact their academic success.

    Topics such as motivation, habits, routines, consistency and structure are discussed.

    Organizational tools and strategies are also shared to explore how incremental changes can positively impact academic progress. 

  • Staying Engaged during Online and In-Person Learning – During this workshop, students are asked to examine how they currently stay engaged during online or in-person learning. Strategies are also explored to promote ongoing engagement throughout the semester.

    Topics such as productivity, active participation, communication, preparation, goal setting, and accountability are discussed.

    Organizational tools and strategies are also shared to explore how incremental changes can positively impact academic progress. 

  • Academic Integrity – During this workshop, students will learn about academic integrity and what it means at Kingsborough.

    Topics such as academic integrity, dishonesty, cheating, plagiarism, CUNY academic policies, citing, referencing, prioritizing and using time wisely are discussed.

  • Are You Eligible to Appeal? – During this workshop, students will learn about different types of appeals, requirement eligibility, application processes, and potential academic standing benefits.

  • Preparing for Finals and Finishing Strong – During this workshop, students will learn strategies to better prepare and review for their exams. They will also learn how to remain calm and focused through intentional actions.

    Topics such as fixed and growth mindset, preparation, organization, prioritization, and reflection are discussed.

During each workshop students are actively engaged through verbal discussions, use of the chat feature in zoom, and polling for self-reflection and peer-to-peer conversation.

Self-care tips, suggested online apps, and Kingsborough resources are also shared.