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Power Hour Schedule

Transformative Learning Power Hours are drop in workshops for students on a variety of student success strategies related to Multimodal Communication and Study Strategies held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m. in B24 (Presentation U! in the Hub). For a complete schedule, including location and topics offered, please click here.   

All of the Power Hours, as well as additional topics are also available upon request to be presented as workshops in class, in residence hall, or other campus locations (approved by TL). To view a complete list of these topics, the lesson plans for the workshops, and to submit your request please click here.  

Click here to download a .pdf version of this semester's power hour schedule.

** Please note that students will not be admitted into Power Hours later than five minutes past the starting time.

 

 

 

Spring 2018 Tuesday Power Hours

(10-11 am in Presentation U! in the William T. Young library hub)

February 13 Bust Procrastination and Get Organized!

College isn't just about taking classes.  Let our experts teach you how to manage your schedule to get the most out of your classes and still have time for the college experience!

February 20 APA & Plagiarism

This workshop will define plagiarism and connect to students to best practices using APA to incorporate outside research effectively).

February 27 Mindset Matters

The way you think about thinking matters when it comes to achieving success in college.  Come to this workshop to learn how to engage in growth mindset and become a self-regulated learner.

March 6 The Writing Process

Avoid desperately starring at a blank screen the night before a paper is due! This workshop will teach a process for managing the paper writing process, efficient research tips, and source citations.

March 20 Introduction to Public Speaking

This workshop will provide introductory level content focused on reducing anxiety,  audience analysis, content development, outlining, and verbal and nonverbal delivery)

March 27 Digital Video 101 presented by the Media Depot

The workshop will include basic camera, lighting and audio recording techniques. It will touch on basic editing tools and workflows for properly building a multimedia project working towards a final video that can be shared with an instructor. The workshop will also include information about story boarding, script writing, and tips for actors. There will be demonstrations of the equipment and proper techniques

*Please see www.uky.edu/tl for complete listing of all of the academic support services provided, including tutoring, academic coaching, and more!

 

Spring 2018 Wednesday Power Hours

(10-11 am in Presentation U! in the William T. Young library hub)

February 14 Achieve Your Goals!

Conquer the Chaos! Don't let distractions get in the way of what you want to accomplish.  Our experts can train you to set and achieve your goals in college, work, and life!

 February 21 Critical Reading

Critical reading takes a reader beyond recognizing what a text says and simply restating it to actively recognizing and analyzing evidence upon a page. Particular emphasis will be paid to critical reading within digital texts.

February 28 Exam Preparation

Learn the best strategies to make you confident, prepared and excited for exams!

March 7  Digital Video 101 presented by the Media Depot

The workshop will include basic camera, lighting and audio recording techniques. It will touch on basic editing tools and workflows for properly building a multimedia project working towards a final video that can be shared with an instructor. The workshop will also include information about story boarding, script writing, and tips for actors. There will be demonstrations of the equipment and proper techniques

March 21  Introduction to Infographics

This workshop will provide information on best practices in audience adaption, message formation, and universal design basics when creating an infographic. A brief tutorial on multiple platforms used for creating infographics will be provided

March 28 Creating ePortfolios

This workshop will provide best practices in ePortfolio visual and content creation, as well as an introductory tutorial to multiple platforms available for creating ePortfolios)

*Please see www.uky.edu/tl for complete listing of all of the academic support services provided, including tutoring, academic coaching, and more!