Workshop Topics

At your request, Transformative Learning staff are available to present on a variety of topics in almost any setting. We are happy to provide presentations in class, on campus, or in residence halls. Our presenters are energetic, dynamic, and try to make the sessions interactive and enjoyable for the participants.

Below are descriptions for the currently available workshops we offer. To request a workshop, please CLICK HERE.
 

Multimodal Communication & Composition

Effective Speech Delivery

This hour will focus on providing key strategies for increasing your verbal and nonverbal delivery effectiveness. We will take the mystery out of mastering your speech!

Presentational Aids & Slide Design

Make your power point be the envy of your classmates and professor! This Power Hour will cover best practices in design, content, and integrating your presentation aid effectively within your presentation.

Making the Perfect Pitch

Whether you’re in front of a potential employer or key stakeholders; crafting and delivering the perfect persuasive speech is a critical skill today. This workshop will provide the organizational and delivery best practices that will ensure survival in any shark tank!

Stop! Grammar Time

Tired of getting points taken off your papers for grammatical errors? Come to this Power Hour and become the grammar expert your mom (and professor) always wanted you to be!

The Writing Process

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

Speech Preparation: Outlining 101

An A+ speech is made in the outlining process; make sure you get the best start possible!

Visual Communication & Literacy

Learn to research, analyze, design, and incorporate appropriate visuals into your course work and assignments. Whether you are creating a Prezi or critiquing media representations; this workshop will help you practice using visuals more effectively.

Technical Writing

This workshop covers essential information related to technical writing including organization, language usage, audience analysis, and development of effective visuals within papers.

Group Projects & Presentations

Come alone or with your group to learn how to work cohesively and ensure a great final project. 

Study Skills

Critical Reading Strategies

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.

 

Exam Preparation & Test Anxiety

Make exam prep less stressful and more productive by including these helpful strategies into your life.

Study Cycle

Make the most of your study time by adopting this simple and intentional study plan. You will learn strategies that can be implemented immediately into your study routine.

Succeeding in a Large Lecture

Best practices for note taking, using technology effectively, avoiding procrastination, & tips on forming successful study groups.

Time Management & Goal Setting

Learn from the experts how to schedule and manage your days, weeks, and semester successfully.  Participants will also learn how to set a SMART goal and build an action plan to achieve their goal.

Other

Public Speaking for Professionals (available for Faculty & Staff)

Focused on best practices in verbal and nonverbal delivery, presentational aids, and audience engagement.

Facility Tour

Introduce your students to our services with a brief overview of what all Transformative Learning offers followed by a facility tour of one or more of our learning centers.

To request a workshop, please CLICK HERE.